Renounce and Yield


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Renounce verb – To give up (as a position of authority) formally.
Usage example: in wake of the corruption scandal, the congressman was forced to renounce his seat in the House

Yield is a synonym for renounce in keep topic. In some cases you can use "Yield" instead a verb "Renounce", when it comes to topics like relinquish, quit, forfeit, sacrifice.
Nearby Words: renounced, renouncement, renouncing
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Yield verb – To give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress.
Usage example: refusing to yield the city to enemy troops

Renounce is a synonym for yield in keep topic. Sometimes you can use "Renounce" instead a verb "Yield", if it concerns topics such as quit, forfeit, sacrifice.
Nearby Words: yielding, yielded
Synonyms for Yield

Common collocations

power renounce power yield power
treasure renounce treasure yield treasure
money renounce money yield money
sword renounce sword yield sword
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