Definition of Relinquishing

1. Noun. A verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc..

Exact synonyms: Relinquishment
Generic synonyms: Renouncement, Renunciation
Specialized synonyms: Giving Up, Surrender, Yielding
Derivative terms: Relinquish, Relinquish



2. Noun. The act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc..
Exact synonyms: Relinquishment
Generic synonyms: Conclusion, Ending, Termination
Specialized synonyms: Ceding, Cession, Handover, Discharge, Release, Waiver
Derivative terms: Relinquish, Relinquish, Relinquish

Definition of Relinquishing

1. Verb. (present participle of relinquish) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Relinquishing

1. relinquish [v] - See also: relinquish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Relinquishing

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Literary usage of Relinquishing

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1. The Law of Suretyship and Guaranty as Administered by Courts of Countries by George Washington Brandt (1905)
"Instances of discharge of surety by creditor relinquishing lien on property ... When surety wholly discharged by creditor relinquishing security for debt. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... then, suddenly relinquishing his position, he seizes the victim and coils his body instantly round its throat and che.st. The folds are then gradually ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... but could not de- 324 prive him of the right of relinquishing it and restoring the possession if the plaintiffs were unable to make a title to him, ..."

4. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1846)
"Arguments against relinquishing the Charter. Question. Whether the government of the Massachusetts Colony in New England ought to make a full submission and ..."

5. A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States by William Dunlap, Frank William Bayley, Charles Eliot Goodspeed (1918)
"He now is independent, and contemplates relinquishing painting as a profession, though he never can as an amusement. He is a member of the National Academy ..."

6. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings in All the Courts by William Wait (1874)
"Defense unconscionable — relinquishing damages — Costa. jury, or from a desire on ... relinquishing damages. It is the well-settled practice of the court, ..."

7. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"... at leaving Washington — A Courtesy from Vice-Admiral Porter — Reflections on relinquishing Office — The Return to Hartford — Call on Admiral Farragut in ..."

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