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Another word for waive

  1. To put off until a later time

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  • Forgo implies the denial to oneself of something, as for reasons of expediency or altruism I must forgo the pleasure of your company this evening
  • Abandon , in this connection, implies a complete and final relinquishment, as because of weariness, discouragement, etc. do not abandon hope
  • Relinquish implies a giving up of something desirable and connotes compulsion or the force of necessity we will not relinquish our advantage
  • Waive suggests a voluntary giving up by refraining from insisting on one's right or claim to something to waive a jury trial