Resignation


Resignation
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Resignation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ resignation
resignation
retirement
abdication
renunciation
abjuration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ abandonment
abandonment
relinquishment
PARAG:Resignation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ resign
resign
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ give up
give up
throw up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lay down
lay down
throw up the cards
wash one's hands of
abjure
renounce
forego
disclaim
retract
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ deny
deny
&c. 536
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ abrogate
abrogate
&c. 756
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ desert
desert
&c.(relinquish) 624
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ get rid of
get rid of
&c. 782
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ abdicate
abdicate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ vacate
vacate
vacate one's seat
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ accept the stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds
accept the stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ retire
retire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ tender one's resignation
tender one's resignation
PARAG:Resignation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ abdicant
abdicant

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • résignation — [ reziɲasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1265 1270 dr. « abandon volontaire d un droit »; de résigner 1 ♦ Vx Abandon. La résignation de soi même, de sa volonté. ⇒ abdication, renonciation (à). « La résignation qui nous est la plus difficile est celle de notre… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • resignation — res‧ig‧na‧tion [ˌrezɪgˈneɪʆn] noun [countable, uncountable] JOBS when someone officially states that they want to leave their job, position etc: • The board accepted their resignations, along with that of the vice chairman. • The finance… …   Financial and business terms

  • resignation — Resignation. s. f. v. Demission volontaire d un office, d un benefice en faveur de quelqu un. Faire resignation d un office, d un benefice. donner sa resignation en blanc. il n a pas voulu accepter la resignation qu on luy avoit faite. le Pape a… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Resignation — (von lat. re signare das Feldzeichen (signum) senken, kapitulieren; seine Unterschrift zurückziehen, widerrufen; vgl. Pease, s.u.) bezeichnet (etwa seit Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts) die menschliche Haltung bzw. Gestimmtheit des Sichfügens… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • resignation — I (passive acceptance) noun acquiescence, animus submissus, capitulation, deference, docility, endurance, fatalism, forbearance, fortitude, lack of complaint, lack of resistance, longanimity, meekness, nonresistance, obedience, passiveness,… …   Law dictionary

  • Resignation — ist kein Nihilismus; Resignation führt ihre Perspektiven bis an den Rand des Dunkels, aber sie bewahrt Haltung auch vor diesem Dunkel. «Gottfried Benn, Marginalien» Nichts ist erbärmlicher als die Resignation, die zu früh kommt. «Marie von Ebner… …   Zitate - Herkunft und Themen

  • Resignation — Res ig*na tion (r[e^]z [i^]g*n[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [F. r[ e]signation. See {Resign}.] 1. The act of resigning or giving up, as a claim, possession, office, or the like; surrender; as, the resignation of a crown or commission. [1913 Webster] 2. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resignation — late 14c., act of resigning (an office, etc.), from Fr. résignation (14c.), from M.L. resignationem, from L. resignare (see RESIGN (Cf. resign)). Meaning submission, acquiescence is from 1640s …   Etymology dictionary

  • resignation — [n1] relinquishment of responsibility abandonment, abdication, departure, giving up, leaving, notice, quitting, renunciation, retirement, surrender, tendering, termination, vacating, withdrawal; concepts 119,195,351 Ant. agreement, taking on… …   New thesaurus

  • resignation — Resignation, Eiuratio. On ne peut impetrer l office d un homme vivant, sinon par resignation, ou forfaicture, Petere magistratum perpetuum in locum viuentis non licet, nisi vltro se abdicantis vel noxae damnati commissoriae. B …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • resignation — [rez΄ig nā′shən] n. [ME < MFr resignation < ML resignatio] 1. a) the act of resigning b) formal notice of this, esp. in writing 2. patient submission; passive acceptance; acquiescence …   English World dictionary


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