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Another word for waive

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Verb
  1. To give up a possession, claim, or right

      1. To give forth by a natural process, especially by cultivation:
      2. To furnish as return for effort or investment; be productive of:
      3. To give over possession of, as in deference or defeat; surrender:
      1. To relinquish possession or control of (something) to another because of demand or compulsion:
      2. To give up in favor of another, especially voluntarily:
      3. To give up or abandon:
      1. To submit (oneself) passively; accept as inevitable:
      2. To give up (a position, for example), especially by formal notification.
      3. To relinquish (a privilege, right, or claim).
      1. To give up (a title or possession, for example), especially by formal announcement.
      2. To decide or declare that one will no longer adhere to (a belief or position); reject.
      3. To decide or declare that one will no longer engage in (a practice) or use (something):
      1. To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment:
      2. To give or make available; provide:
      3. To give in return or by obligation:
      1. To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
      2. To put aside or desist from (something practiced, professed, or intended); stop doing or adhering to.
      3. To let go; surrender:
      1. The transfer of a title or deed to another, without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
      2. To transfer (one's interest in property) without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
      3. Of or relating to such a title, deed, or transfer without warranty.
      1. (idiomatic) To relinquish control or possession of something to someone.
      2. Alternative spelling of handover.
      1. To decide or declare that one will not or will no longer engage in (an activity or habit, for example):
      2. To decide or declare that one will not or will no longer use or be associated with (something):
      3. To disavow under oath:
      1. To relinquish (an office or function).
      2. To dismiss.
      3. To give up an office or position; resign.
      1. To surrender possession of, especially by treaty.
      2. To yield; grant:
      1. To relinquish (power or responsibility) formally.
      2. To relinquish formally a high office or responsibility.
      1. To withdraw one's support or help from, especially in spite of duty, allegiance, or responsibility; desert:
      2. To give up by leaving or ceasing to operate or inhabit, especially as a result of danger or other impending threat:
      3. To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:
    See also:

    keep

  2. To put off until a later time

      1. To remain or rest in expectation:
      2. To stay in one place until another catches up:
      3. To remain or be in readiness:
      1. An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface:
      2. The objects laid out for a meal on this article of furniture.
      3. The food and drink served at meals; fare:
      1. To bar for a period from a privilege, office, or position, usually as a punishment:
      2. To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
      3. To hold in abeyance; defer:
      1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
      2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      3. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something:
      1. To place or arrange on a shelf:
      2. To put aside as though on a shelf:
      3. To cause to retire from service; dismiss:
      1. To transmit (money) in payment.
      2. To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
      3. To pardon; forgive:
      1. To cause or arrange for (an event) to take place at a time later than the time at which it was originally supposed to happen.
      2. To postpose.
      1. (idiomatic) To wait or delay.
      2. To support or lift.
      3. (idiomatic) To withstand; to stand up to; to survive.
      1. (idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
      2. (idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
      3. (idiomatic, intransitive) To delay commencing an action (until some specified time or event has passed).
      1. To postpone until a later time; defer.
      2. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
      3. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
      1. To put off; postpone.
      2. To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
      1. To suspend until a later stated time.
      2. To suspend proceedings to another time or place.
      3. To move from one place to another:
    See also:

    do

Another word for waive

Verb
      1. An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface:
      2. The objects laid out for a meal on this article of furniture.
      3. The food and drink served at meals; fare:
      1. To place or arrange on a shelf:
      2. To put aside as though on a shelf:
      3. To cause to retire from service; dismiss:
      1. To put off; postpone.
      2. To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
      1. To keep back, as for future use or for a special purpose:
      2. To set or cause to be set apart for a particular person or use:
      3. To keep or secure for oneself; retain:
      1. To cause or arrange for (an event) to take place at a time later than the time at which it was originally supposed to happen.
      2. To postpose.
      1. To pay no attention or heed to; ignore:
      2. To show no evidence of attention concerning (something):
      3. To treat without proper respect or attentiveness.
      1. To bar for a period from a privilege, office, or position, usually as a punishment:
      2. To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
      3. To hold in abeyance; defer:
      1. To refuse to pay attention to; disregard.
      1. To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
      2. To refuse to consider or grant; deny:
      3. To turn down (an applicant, as for a job); refuse to accept.
      1. To end the employment or service of; discharge.
      2. To direct or allow to leave:
      3. To stop considering; rid one's mind of; dispel:
      1. to save money
      2. to ignore or intentionally forget something, temporarily or permanently, so that more important things can have one's attention.
      1. Something, such as land or a certain percentage of profits, that is set aside for a specific purpose.
      2. A program requiring that a percentage of government procurement contracts be reserved for disadvantaged businesses.
      1. To deny or renounce any claim to or connection with; disown:
      2. To deny the validity of; repudiate:
      3. To decline to accept responsibility for; decline to make any warranty for.
      1. To relinquish possession or control of (something) to another because of demand or compulsion:
      2. To give up in favor of another, especially voluntarily:
      3. To give up or abandon:
      1. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved.
      1. To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
      2. To put aside or desist from (something practiced, professed, or intended); stop doing or adhering to.
      3. To let go; surrender:
      1. To withdraw one's support or help from, especially in spite of duty, allegiance, or responsibility; desert:
      2. To give up by leaving or ceasing to operate or inhabit, especially as a result of danger or other impending threat:
      3. To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:
      1. To abstain from; relinquish:

Synonym Study

  • 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