"resigning" in the verb sense
1. vacate, resign, renounce, give up
leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
"She vacated the position when she got pregnant"
"The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
2. leave office, quit, step down, resign
give up or retire from a position
"The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"
"The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
3. release, relinquish, resign, free, give up
part with a possession or right
"I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"
"resign a claim to the throne"
4. resign, reconcile, submit
accept as inevitable
"He resigned himself to his fate"
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