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relinquish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrelinquishre‧lin‧quish /rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalGIVE to let someone else have your position, power, or rights, especially unwillingly syn give up 🔊 No one wants to relinquish power once they have it.relinquish something to somebody 🔊 Stultz relinquished control to his subordinate.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
relinquishCaptain Weiss will relinquish command after this mission.Slowly, states are beginning to relinquish control of their energy industries.He relinquished her hand and stood, stretching the tiredness from his muscles.The prince was persuaded to relinquish his claim to the throne.Vanreenen relinquished his membership and served as secretary for six years; the Honorable Company prohibits members from working for the club.Finally, Franco simply did not want to relinquish his position.The United States is pressing the rebel army to relinquish power.Britain was pulling out and relinquishing responsibility there within thirty days.This is a very fine work and one regrets that, in later life, he relinquished the oil medium.Equally some parents in the study quoted above, wanted to say good-bye and relinquish their children in a positive sense.relinquish something to somebodySingle mother Lisa had relinquished her baby to her parents.
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Verb table
relinquish
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrelinquish
he, she, itrelinquishes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrelinquished
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave relinquished
he, she, ithas relinquished
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad relinquished
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill relinquish
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have relinquished
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam relinquishing
he, she, itis relinquishing
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you, we, theyare relinquishing
Past
I, he, she, itwas relinquishing
you, we, theywere relinquishing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been relinquishing
he, she, ithas been relinquishing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been relinquishing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be relinquishing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been relinquishing
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