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1. resign

verb. ['rɪˈzaɪn, riːˈzaɪn, riːˈsaɪn'] leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • step down
  • leave office
  • quit
  • renounce
  • vacate

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell
  • stuff
  • clog

Etymology

  • reisgner (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Resign

  • disincline
  • bodenstein
  • recombine
  • missildine
  • macalpine
  • intertwine
  • bornstein
  • barentine
  • sharp-sign
  • sharp-sign

  • redesign
  • redefine
  • leontine
  • vanduyne
  • vanduyn
  • vandine
  • recline
  • reassign
  • realign
  • incline
  • hot-line
  • gourdine
  • entwine
  • enshrine
  • decline
  • consign
  • confine
  • combine
  • supine
  • strine

Sentences with resign


1. Verb, base form
A co-trustee may resign from the trust at any time.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This is a good reason why you shouldn't quit in haste or create a scene when you resign.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Save, rehash, and resign.

Quotes about resign


1. Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand – but tell it. Resign yourself to the lifelong sadness that comes from never ­being satisfied.
- Zadie Smith

2. resign

verb. ['rɪˈzaɪn, riːˈzaɪn, riːˈsaɪn'] accept as inevitable.

Synonyms

  • accept
  • reconcile

Antonyms

  • bound
  • restricted
  • restrained

Etymology

  • reisgner (Anglo-Norman)

3. resign

verb. ['rɪˈzaɪn, riːˈzaɪn, riːˈsaɪn'] give up or retire from a position.

Synonyms

  • depart
  • step down
  • give up
  • vacate
  • pull up stakes
  • leave office
  • leave
  • retire
  • fall
  • renounce
  • quit

Antonyms

  • obstruct
  • blame
  • restrict
  • enforce

Etymology

  • reisgner (Anglo-Norman)

4. resign

verb. ['rɪˈzaɪn, riːˈzaɪn, riːˈsaɪn'] part with a possession or right.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • dependent
  • confined
  • unfree
  • invest

Etymology

  • reisgner (Anglo-Norman)
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