Synonyms for resign

Synonyms for (verb) resign

Synonyms: submit, reconcile, resign

Definition: accept as inevitable

Usage: He resigned himself to his fate

Similar words: accept

Definition: consider or hold as true

Usage: I cannot accept the dogma of this church; accept an argument


Synonyms: give up, free, release, relinquish, resign

Definition: part with a possession or right

Usage: I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest; resign a claim to the throne

Similar words: hand, give, reach, pass, pass on, turn over

Definition: place into the hands or custody of

Usage: hand me the spoon, please; Turn the files over to me, please; He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers


Synonyms: give up, resign, renounce, vacate

Definition: leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

Usage: She vacated the position when she got pregnant; The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds

Similar words: resign, quit, leave office, step down

Definition: give up or retire from a position

Usage: The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month; The chairman resigned over the financial scandal


Synonyms: resign, quit, leave office, step down

Definition: give up or retire from a position

Usage: The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month; The chairman resigned over the financial scandal

Similar words: depart, pull up stakes, leave

Definition: remove oneself from an association with or participation in

Usage: She wants to leave; The teenager left home; She left her position with the Red Cross; He left the Senate after two terms; after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes