abdicate


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Synonyms for abdicate

Synonyms for abdicate

Synonyms for abdicate

give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

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was so to abdicate Giraffiti (n): Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.
Mr Wilson said that although he didn't believe there was a chance Her Majesty would abdicate, he said he believed there was always a chance.
More popular than the Queen, "Prince William and Kate Middleton will top the monarchy once she abdicates next year and Camilla is refusing to accept the decision," according to a report posted on (http://www.
Secondly, Charles, pictured, cannot abdicate as at the time of writing he is not King.
A rush of baffling bets that Her Majesty will abdicate during her speech set alarm bells ringing for bookies Coral yesterday.
We will not surrender, we will not capitulate, and we will not abdicate," he said.
He also revealed that Diana believed the Queen would abdicate in 1996.
Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk has indicated he will probably abdicate in a few months' time and go into exile in France, according to a royal message released Sunday by his cabinet in Phnom Penh.
Companies that overcome this predicament will have an advantage over competitors that choose to abdicate control to employees or enact policies in a heavy-handed manner.
A rush of bets that the UK monarch will abdicate during her speech set alarm bells ringing for bookies Coral yesterday.
But the 88-year-old queen is not in her best health condition to do all her royal duties which made a lot buzz that she will soon abdicate her post.
The Queen should only abdicate if she is no longer able to fulfil her role and at present I don''t believe that to be the case.
About a decade ago, his circle put stories about that he felt the Queen should abdicate so at last he could rule in his own way.
The Material Girl makes her directorial debut with the period piece, which is based on the romance between British monarch King Edward VIII and American divorcee Wallis Simpson, whose relationship forced the royal to abdicate the throne in 1936.
One of the most damaging things leaders can do is to abdicate the accountability that comes with their jobs.