Definition of Abdicating
1. Verb. (present participle of abdicate) ¹
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Definition of Abdicating
1. abdicate [v] - See also: abdicate
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Literary usage of Abdicating
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Acceptance of the doctrine that the ruler of a nation gained great merit by abdicating and becoming a monk vastly increased the in- and**' "^e new ^a'tn ..."
2. Governor Chamberlain's Administration in South Carolina: A Chapter of by Walter Allen (1888)
"... Address to South Carolina Republicans on abdicating His Office—Accompanying Documents—Transfer of the Executive Office to General Hampton—Conclusion. ..."
3. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Léopold Delisle, Guizot (François) (1854)
"... Maximian voluntarily abdicating their authority, Constans, a prince of great humanity, succeeded to the government in the provinces of the west from ..."
4. Mores Catholici: Or, Ages of Faith by Kenelm Henry Digby (1894)
"... that bethought of abdicating his throne and of retiring to it. He had formed for it a great library, which the Protestants in 1562 destroyed. ..."
5. The Politics of Industry: A Foot-note to the Social Unrest by Glenn Frank (1919)
"... the invisible government visible and socially responsible—A state that cannot meet an emergency without abdicating—Representative government lags behind ..."
6. Frederick the Great: His Court and Times by Thomas Campbell, Friedrich, der Grosse king of Prussia Friedrich, Frederic Shoberl (1842)
"Influence of Herrmann Franke over Frederick William—His design of abdicating the Crown.—' Scheme for marrying his eldest daughter to Augustus II., ..."
7. Cyclopedia of the Law of Private Corporations by William Meade Fletcher (1917)
"Agreements abdicating or limiting powers or discretion of directors or other officers. An agreement between a third person ..."
8. Life of Napoleon Buonaparte: With a Preliminary View of the French Revolution by Walter Scott (1843)
"... of the Lower Classes, and of the Military—On 4th April, Buonaparte issues a document abdicating the Throne of France —His subsequent agitation, ..."