Student Thesaurus

One entry found for relinquish.
Entry Word: relinquish
Function: verb
Text: 1 to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress <the boy reluctantly relinquished the illegal fireworks to the police officer> -- see SURRENDER 1
2 to give up (as a position of authority) formally <the retiring CEO relinquished his position to the company's vice president with very mixed feelings> -- see ABDICATE