To desist in doing, practicing, following, holding, or adhering to; to turn away from; to permit to lapse; to renounce; to discontinue. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470)]
To give up formally (a high office, throne, authority, etc.)
To stop is defined as to block, close, defeat, prevent from moving or bring to an end.
To remain in a state or condition; stay:
(Law) To give up a right, trust, etc.
To withdraw from, especially in spite of a responsibility or duty; forsake:
To relieve of care or suffering:
To make an office, position, place, etc. vacant
To keep from departing or getting away:
To surrender possession of, especially by treaty.
Demit is defined as to quit or fire.
To decide or declare that one will not or will no longer use or be associated with (something):
To transfer (one's interest in property) without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
To give or pay (something due or owed)
To resign is to give up power, to voluntarily quit a job or come to terms with something as unavoidable.
To give way to pressure or force:
To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
To stop or discontinue doing something
The definition of continue means to remain or go on.
release, as from one's grip
Free means to release or let go.
do without or cease to hold or adhere to
Retain is defined as to keep, hold on to or keep in place.
Find another word for relinquish. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for relinquish, like: abandon, forego, waive, give up, abdicate, forgo, stop, keep, take over, renounce and desert.