Synonyms for (verb) relinquish

Synonyms: foreswear, relinquish, renounce, quit

Definition: turn away from; give up

Usage: I am foreswearing women forever

Similar words: give up, abandon

Definition: give up with the intent of never claiming again

Usage: Abandon your life to God; She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti; We gave the drowning victim up for dead


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