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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Resigning(0.01052 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Resigning.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily; “She
vacated the position when she got pregnant”; “The
chairman resigned when he was found to have
misappropriated funds” [syn: vacate, renounce, give up
2: give up or retire from a position; “The Secretary fo the
Navy will leave office next month”; “The chairman resigned
over the financial scandal” [syn: leave office, quit,
step down] [ant: take office]
3: part with a possession or right; “I am relinquishing my
bedroom to the long-term house guest”; “resign a claim to
the throne” [syn: release, relinquish, free, give up
4: accept as inevitable; “He resigned himself to his fate”
[syn: reconcile, submit]
English → English (gcide)
Resign \Re*sign"\ (r?-z?n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Resigned
(-z?nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Resigning.] [F. r['e]signer, L.
resignare to unseal, annul, assign, resign; pref. re- re- +
signare to seal, stamp. See Sign, and cf. Resignation.]
1. To sign back; to return by a formal act; to yield to
another; to surrender; -- said especially of office or
emolument. Hence, to give up; to yield; to submit; -- said
of the wishes or will, or of something valued; -- also
often used reflexively.
I here resign my government to thee. --Shak.
Lament not, Eve, but patiently resign
What justly thou hast lost. --Milton.
What more reasonable, than that we should in all
things resign up ourselves to the will of God?
2. To relinquish; to abandon.
He soon resigned his former suit. --Spenser.
3. To commit to the care of; to consign. [Obs.]
Gentlement of quality have been sent beyong the
seas, resigned and concredited to the conduct of
such as they call governors. --Evelyn.
Syn: To abdicate; surrender; submit; leave; relinquish;
forego; quit; forsake; abandon; renounce.
Usage: Resign, Relinquish. To resign is to give up, as if
breaking a seal and yielding all it had secured;
hence, it marks a formal and deliberate surrender. To
relinquish is less formal, but always implies
abandonment and that the thing given up has been long
an object of pursuit, and, usually, that it has been
prized and desired. We resign what we once held or
considered as our own, as an office, employment, etc.
We speak of relinquishing a claim, of relinquishing
some advantage we had sought or enjoyed, of
relinquishing seme right, privilege, etc. “Men are
weary with the toil which they bear, but can not find
it in their hearts to relinquish it.” --Steele. See