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1. relinquish

verb. ['rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ, riːˈlɪŋkwɪʃ'] part with a possession or right.

Synonyms

  • release
  • give up
  • pass
  • reach
  • give
  • derequisition
  • pass on
  • sacrifice
  • turn over
  • hand
  • resign

Antonyms

  • spell
  • birth
  • block
  • recall

Etymology

  • relinquisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Relinquish

  • anguish
  • darwish
  • distinguish
  • jaquish
  • relinquish
  • vanquish

Example sentences of the word relinquish


1. Verb, base form
By then, Mama will be willing to relinquish them to people.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When you sign a quitclaim deed, you relinquish any and all interest you have in the property.

Quotes containing the word relinquish


1. He had that sense, or inward prophecy,-- which a young man had better never have been born than not to have, and a mature man had better die at once than utterly to relinquish,-- that we are not doomed to creep on forever in the old bad way, but that, this very now, there are harbingers abroad of a golden era, to be accomplished in his own lifetime.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables

2. relinquish

verb. ['rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ, riːˈlɪŋkwɪʃ'] release, as from one's grip.

Synonyms

  • pop
  • release
  • muster out
  • loose
  • let go of
  • let loose
  • unleash
  • discharge
  • bring out
  • let go
  • toggle
  • let out
  • withdraw
  • disengage
  • unhand

Antonyms

  • enlist
  • hold
  • engage
  • mother

Etymology

  • relinquisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. relinquish

verb. ['rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ, riːˈlɪŋkwɪʃ'] do without or cease to hold or adhere to.

Synonyms

  • waive
  • give up
  • dispense with
  • kick
  • forgo
  • forego

Antonyms

  • classify
  • inactivity
  • mobilize
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • relinquisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. relinquish

verb. ['rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ, riːˈlɪŋkwɪʃ'] turn away from; give up.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • abandon
  • renounce
  • quit
  • disclaim

Antonyms

  • female parent
  • disappear
  • classical
  • confine

Etymology

  • relinquisshen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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