He agreed to abdicate and retire in favor of the next in line for the throne.
The King decided to abdicate in favor of his son.
Having this advantage, he was able to abdicate in favour of Aristobulus and to retire into private life.
I want to abdicate the responsibility to deal with these acts in the correct manner.
The Allies defeated Napoleon, entered Paris, forced Napoleon to abdicate, and sent him to the island of Elba, not depriving him of the title of Emperor and showing him every respect, though five years before and one year later they all regarded him as an outlaw and a brigand.