The definition of abdicate means to formally and/or publicly give up a position of power or a responsibility, usually by choice.
To give up one's job or office; quit, especially by formal notification:
To put aside or desist from (something practiced, professed, or intended); stop doing or adhering to.
To cease or discontinue:
To reject emphatically as unfounded, untrue, or unjust:
To refuse to acknowledge or accept as one's own; repudiate.
To give up (something) completely or forever
To give way to argument, persuasion, influence, or entreaty.
Waive is defined as to give up your right to something or to determine that someone else can postpone fulfilling an obligation.
To surrender is defined as to give up control of something or to give something up to another.
(Nautical) To yield or give way.
To give up a claim or title to, esp. by a quitclaim deed
To withdraw or disavow (a statement, promise, offer, charge, etc.); recant
To revoke, repeal, or cancel (a law, order, etc.)
To turn down (an applicant, as for a job); refuse to accept.
To redecorate (a room, etc.)
To recant is to publicly take back something you said or to state that you no longer believe something in which you once believed.
The definition of forsake is to abandon or to give up something.
To do without; abstain from; give up
To deny the validity of; repudiate:
To dismiss from employment, confidence, or favour; to discharge.
Disavow is defined as to deny any association or responsibility.
To leave empty or alone; abandon.
To refuse to believe; reject:
To leave one's country because of disapproval of its political policies and settle in another that opposes such policies
To recant solemnly; renounce or repudiate:
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
To give one's consent to; sanction; confirm
To continue to do:
To endure resignedly or patiently:
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