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relinquish

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Verb relinquish has 5 senses
  1. release, relinquish, resign, free, give up - part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
    --1 is one way to pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give
    Derived forms: noun relinquishment1, noun relinquishing2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  2. surrender, relinquish - relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another
    --2 is one way to yield
    Derived form: noun relinquishment1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. waive, relinquish, forgo, foreswear, dispense with - do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish - turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
    --4 is one way to abandon, give up
    Derived forms: noun relinquishment2, noun relinquishing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. let go of, let go, release, relinquish - release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
    Derived form: noun relinquishment2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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