relinquishing

Definitions of relinquishing
  1. noun
    the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.
    synonyms: relinquishment
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    ceding, cession
    the act of ceding
    handover
    act of relinquishing property or authority etc
    discharge, release, waiver
    a formal written statement of relinquishment
    exemption, granting immunity, immunity
    an act exempting someone
    ceding back, recession
    the act of ceding back
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    conclusion, ending, termination
    the act of ending something
  2. noun
    a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
    synonyms: relinquishment
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    giving up, surrender, yielding
    a verbal act of admitting defeat
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    renouncement, renunciation
    an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned
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