Synonyms for relinquishment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ri-ling-kwish
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈlɪŋ kwɪʃ

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Définition of relinquishment

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "desert, abandon;" late 15c., "give up, desist," from Old French relinquiss-, present participle stem of relinquir (12c.), from Latin relinquere "leave behind, forsake, abandon, give up," from re- "back" (see re-) + linquere "to leave," from PIE *linkw-, from root *leikw- "to leave behind" (cf. Sanskrit reknas "inheritance, wealth," rinakti "leaves;" Greek leipein "to leave;" Gothic leihvan, Old English lænan "to lend;" Old High German lihan "to borrow;" Old Norse lan "loan"). Related: Relinquished; relinquishing.
  • noun abdication
Example sentences :
  • In return for the relinquishment Cullison had been released.
  • Extract from : « Crooked Trails and Straight » by William MacLeod Raine
  • When he permits a driver to pass, there is a touch of the contemptuous in that relinquishment.
  • Extract from : « The Pacific Triangle » by Sydney Greenbie
  • I understand that he purchased what is called a relinquishment.
  • Extract from : « The Homesteader » by Oscar Micheaux
  • He could not only sell me a relinquishment, but could also take my filing.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest » by Oscar Micheaux
  • With the relinquishment of responsibility, she appeared to grow almost cheerful.
  • Extract from : « The Builders » by Ellen Glasgow
  • Is such the gain to accrue for the relinquishment of our souls?
  • Extract from : « Rambles of a Naturalist » by John D. Godman
  • Will you sign a relinquishment to your claim, and trust to me that it is the best for us to do?
  • Extract from : « The Price of the Prairie » by Margaret Hill McCarter
  • Nor did I ever hold that such a relinquishment is anything but Christian opportunity.
  • Extract from : « The Price of the Prairie » by Margaret Hill McCarter
  • I cannot understand the relinquishment of this plan after nine years' persistence in it.
  • Extract from : « Letters of Two Brides » by Honore de Balzac
  • La Peyrade departed, carrying with him the deed of relinquishment.
  • Extract from : « The Lesser Bourgeoisie » by Honore de Balzac

Antonyms for relinquishment

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