relinquish


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Synonyms for relinquish

do without or cease to hold or adhere to

turn away from

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I was silenced for that day, and for many succeeding ones; but still I did not wholly relinquish my darling scheme.
Nevertheless he did not relinquish his determination to continue his search for her, since it was quite possible that the gun had been fired by a native, many of whom possessed firearms.
He was now confident that he was following the wrong direction, and with the intention in view of discovering the tracks of the party which had rescued or captured Virginia after he had been forced to relinquish her, he set out in a totally new direction away from the river.
Nevertheless, I cannot help thinking that if we would put an improved breed of polliwogs in our drinking water, construct shallower roadways, groom the street cows, offer the stranger within our gates a free choice between the poniard and the potion, and relinquish our private system of morals, the other measures of public safety would be needless.
At this moment Anna was positively admitting to herself that she was a burden to him, that he would relinquish his freedom regretfully to return to her, and in spite of that she was glad he was coming.
He felt, too, that he must relinquish the hope of its return, understanding the family character sufficiently well to be assured that he and she were divided by a broad ground of separation.
Bank of England is to get back some of its powers that it had to relinquish in 1997, when it was made independent.
Zardari, however, has yet to relinquish either of his offices.
A STATEMENT from the Liverpool English Defence League said: "Kurtis Cawley in fact relinquished his affiliation with the EDL over 13 months ago, and the profile Kyle Huyton was handed over to the members of the division as a distraction due to the obvious persistent attention from troll profiles, Muslims, and the far left extremists of the UAF, Unite, Occupy Liverpool, Liverpool AF, and SOLFED, therefore the distraction of the profile would relinquish attention from upon other members and our admins.
Summary: Candax has entered into an agreement with Dana Gas, whereby Dana Gas will relinquish its optional rights to participate in future wells targeting the Deep Triassic zone below the currently producing Cretaceous and Jurassic zones in the El Bibane and Ezzaouia concessions in Tunisia.
Complete relinquish of nuclear energy is something I don't prefer and it
He was refering to Hizbullah's demand to relinquish support to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon established by the UN Security Council to probe the 2005 assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri
Summary: Rabat - Morocco on Wednesday denounced in the strongest terms Israel's approval of building 1600 new housing units in the Eastern part of Al Quds, urging it to immediately relinquish this decision.
The state's safe-haven law was amended in 2006 to allow parents to anonymously relinquish newborns who are 7 days old or younger.
The cleric does not relinquish his or her orders/ ordination.