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Overview of verb resign

The verb resign has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (9) vacate, resign, renounce, give up

(leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds")

2. leave office, quit, step down, resign

(give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal")

3. 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")

4. resign, reconcile, submit

(accept as inevitable; "He resigned himself to his fate") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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