waive [ weyv ]
Main Entry: waive
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give up; let go
Synonyms: abandon, allow, cede, defer, delay, disclaim, disown, dispense with, forgo, grant, hand over, hold off, hold up, leave, neglect, postpone, prorogue, put off, refrain from, reject, relinquish, remit, remove, renege, renounce, reserve, resign, set aside, shelve, stay, surrender, suspend, table, turn over, yield
Antonyms: claim
Main Entry: abdicate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give up a right, position, or power
Synonyms: abandon, abjure, abnegate, bag it, bail out, cede, demit, drop, forgo, give up, leave, leave high and dry, leave holding the bag, leave in the lurch, opt out, quit, quitclaim, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, sell out, step down, surrender, vacate, waive, withdraw, yield
Antonyms: assert, assume, challenge, claim, defend, defy, hold, maintain, remain, retain, treasure, usurp
Main Entry: cede
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: abandon, surrender
Synonyms: abalienate, abdicate, accord, alien, alienate, allow, capitulate, come across with, communicate, concede, convey, deed, drop, fold*, fork over, give in*, give up, grant, hand over*, leave, make over, part with, relinquish, remise, renounce, resign, sign over, throw in the sponge, throw in the towel, transfer, vouchsafe, waive, yield
Antonyms: defend, fight, gain, guard, take over, win
Main Entry: concede
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: acknowledge, give in
Synonyms: accept, accord, admit, allow, avow, award, bury the hatchet, capitulate, cave in, cede, confess, cry uncle, ditto*, fess up, fold, give up, go along with, go with the flow, grant, hand over, knuckle under, let on, own, own up, play ball with, quit, relinquish, say uncle, surrender, throw in the towel, waive, yes one, yield
Antonyms: contradict, disacknowledge, disagree, dispute, dissent, fight, refuse, reject, repudiate
Main Entry: defer
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: hold off, put off
Synonyms: adjourn, block, delay, detain, extend, give rain check, hang fire, hinder, hold up, impede, intermit, lay over, lengthen, obstruct, postpone, procrastinate, prolong, prorogue, protract, put on back burner, put on hold, put on ice, remit, retard, set aside, shelve, slow, stall, stay, suspend, table, waive
Antonyms: advance, expedite, forge, forward, hasten, hurry
Main Entry: dispense with
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: omit; do away with
Synonyms: abolish, abstain from, brush aside, cancel, dispose of, disregard, do without, forgo, get rid of, give up, ignore, pass over, relinquish, render needless, shake off, waive
Antonyms: accept, keep, regard, retain, take, use
Main Entry: eliminate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: remove, throw out
Synonyms: annihilate, blot out, bump off, cancel, cast out, count out, cut out, defeat, discard, discharge, dismiss, dispense with, dispose of, disqualify, disregard, do away with, drive out, drop, eject, eradicate, erase, evict, exclude, expel, exterminate, get rid of, ignore, invalidate, kill, knock out, leave out, liquidate, murder, omit, oust, phase out, put out, reject, rub out, rule out, set aside, shut the door on, slay, stamp out, take out, terminate, waive, waste, wipe out
Antonyms: accept, choose, include, keep, ratify, sanction, welcome
Main Entry: forgo
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give up, do without
Synonyms: abandon, abdicate, abjure, abstain, cede, desist, eschew, forbear, forsake, give in, go on the wagon, leave alone, leave out, pack in, pass, pass on, pass up, quit, refrain, relinquish, renounce, resign, resist, sacrifice, sit out, surrender, swear off, take the cure, take the oath, waive, yield
Antonyms: continue, indulge, keep, use
Main Entry: give in/give up
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: admit defeat
Synonyms: abandon, back down, bail out, bow out, buckle under, capitulate, cave in, cease, cede, chicken out, collapse, comply, concede, cry uncle, cut out, desist, despair, drop, drop like a hot potato, fold, forswear, hand over, leave off, pull out, quit, relinquish, resign, stop, submit, surrender, take the oath, throw in the towel, waive, walk out on, wash one's hands of, yield
Antonyms: fight, hold out, stand up to, withstand
Main Entry: hand over
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: give back; release
Synonyms: abandon, cede, commend, commit, consign, deliver, dispense, donate, entrust, feed, find, fork out, fork up, give up, hand, leave, present, provide, relegate, relinquish, supply, surrender, transfer, turn over, waive, yield
Antonyms: hold, keep, retain
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