Forfeit and Resign


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Forfeit verb – Lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime.
Resign and forfeit are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Resign" instead a verb "Forfeit".
Nearby Words: forfeited, forfeiture, forfeiting
Synonyms for Forfeit


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Resign verb – To give up (as a position of authority) formally.
Forfeit and resign are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Forfeit" instead a verb "Resign".
Nearby Words: resignation, resigning
Synonyms for Resign

Common collocations

company forfeit company resign company
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