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Adjective: relinquished  ri'ling-kwisht
  1. That has been withdrawn or retreated from
    "The character of the gain or loss to the distributee partner shall be determined by the character of the property in which he relinquished his interest"
Verb: relinquish  ri'ling-kwish
  1. Part with a possession or right
    "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest";
    - release, resign, free, give up
  2. Do without or cease to hold or adhere to
    "relinquish the old ideas";
    - waive, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with
  3. Turn away from; give up
    "I am relinquishing women forever";
    - foreswear, renounce, quit
  4. Stop holding on to; allow to move
    "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall";
    - let go of, let go, release

See also: unoccupied

Type of: abandon, give, give up, hand, pass, pass on, reach, turn over

Encyclopedia: Relinquish