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Meaning of RESIGNATION

Pronunciation:  `rezig'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign; "he submitted his resignation as of next month"
  2. [n]  the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)
  3. [n]  acceptance of despair
 

RESIGNATION is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: surrender
 
 See Also: abdication, defeatism, despair, document, papers, renouncement, renunciation, speech act, stepping down, written document

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Res`ig*na"tion\ (r?z`?g-n?"sh?n), n. [F.
r['e]signation. See {Resign}.]
1. The act of resigning or giving up, as a claim, possession,
   office, or the like; surrender; as, the resignation of a
   crown or comission.

2. The state of being resigned or submissive; quiet or
   patient submission; unresisting acquiescence; as,
   resignation to the will and providence of God.

Syn: Patience; surrender; relinquisment; forsaking;
     abandonment; abdication; renunciation; submission;
     acquiescence; endurance. See {Patience}.

 

 

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