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Overview of verb relinquish

The verb relinquish has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (9) release, relinquish, resign, free, give up

(part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne")

2. waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with

(do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas")

3. foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish

(turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever")

4. let go of, let go, release, relinquish

(release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope

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