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Verbs (21)

relinquish, surrender
v. relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another
dispense with, foreswear, forego, forgo, relinquish, waive
v. do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
let go of, relinquish, release, let go
v. release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
relinquish, quit, renounce, foreswear
v. turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
dispense with, waive, foreswear, forgo, relinquish
v. do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"

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Fuzzynyms (81)

desert, desolate, forsake, abandon
v. leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
repudiate
v. reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust; "She repudiated the accusations"
resile, retract, forswear, recant, abjure
v. formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
disavow
v. refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with; "Her husband disavowed her after 30 years of marriage and six children"
relinquish, surrender
v. relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another
desist, refrain, abstain
v. choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
dispense with, foreswear, forego, forgo, relinquish, waive
v. do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
unbind
v. untie or unfasten; "unbind the feet of this poor woman"
relinquish, quit, renounce, foreswear
v. turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
drive home, deliver
v. carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"
drive home, deliver
v. carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"
throw overboard, give up, forego, forgo, waive, forfeit
v. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
throw overboard, give up, forego, forgo, waive, forfeit
v. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
disown, disinherit
v. prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
grant, cede, yield, concede
v. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
grant, cede, yield, concede
v. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
give up, renounce, resign, vacate
v. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
give up, renounce, resign, vacate
v. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
renounce, abdicate
v. give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations; "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"
renounce, abdicate
v. give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations; "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"
dispense with, waive, foreswear, forgo, relinquish
v. do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
antecede, antedate, forgo, forego, precede, predate
v. be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
forbear, refrain
v. resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"

Synonyms (1)

dispense
v. grant a dispensation; grant an exemption; "I was dispensed from this terrible task"

Antonyms (23)

take, claim
v. lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
hold on, grasp
v. hold firmly
take hold, hold
v. have or hold in one's hands or grip; "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him"
operate, lock, mesh, engage
v. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
interlace, interlock, lock
v. hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"

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