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To surrender control or possession of
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“France has been reluctant to relinquish the remaining pieces of its colonial empire.”
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To leave or step down from a position (of power or authority)
“Therefore, Mr. George Thomas Summerlin, Minister of the United States to Panama, has been requested by the Secretary of State to relinquish his post as Minister.”
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To abstain or refrain from (doing) something
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“The demand that he relinquish his smoking habit brought further irritation.”
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To physically release or loosen
“Only when the EMTs pushed through the back gate did she relinquish her grip on Henry's hand.”
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To renounce a legal claim to or responsibility for
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To let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
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To provide, or transfer possession of, something to someone
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To accept or yield to a superior force or to the authority or will of another person
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(of a game or contest) To fail to win
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To provide a refund or recompense
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To free from burden, or relieve from trouble or worry
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