Resign and Surrender


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Resign verb – To give up (as a position of authority) formally.
Usage example: following the election, the incumbent cabinet members resigned their positions so the president could feel free to pick a new administration

Surrender is a synonym for resign in action topic. In some cases you can use "Surrender" instead the word "Resign" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like keep, relinquish, give up, renounce. popular alternative
Nearby Words: resignation, resigning
Synonyms for Resign


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Surrender verb – To give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress.
Usage example: the commander surrendered the garrison without having fired a single shot

Resign is a synonym for surrender in keep topic. You can use "Resign" instead a verb "Surrender", if it concerns topics such as relinquish, hand over. popular alternative
Nearby Words: surrendered, surrendering
Synonyms for Surrender

Common collocations

position resign position surrender position
way resign way surrender way
times resign times surrender times
myself resign myself surrender myself
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