resign


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re·sign

 (rĭ-zīn′)
v. re·signed, re·sign·ing, re·signs
v.tr.
1. To submit (oneself) passively; accept as inevitable: I resigned myself to a long wait in line.
2. To give up (a position, for example), especially by formal notification.
3. To relinquish (a privilege, right, or claim). See Synonyms at relinquish.
v.intr.
To give up one's job or office; quit, especially by formal notification: resign from a board of directors.

[Middle English resignen, from Old French resigner, from Latin resignāre, to unseal : re-, re- + signāre, to seal (from signum, mark, seal; see sekw- in Indo-European roots).]

re·sign′er n.

resign

(rɪˈzaɪn)
vb
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (when: intr, often foll by from) to give up tenure of (a job, office, etc)
2. (tr) to reconcile (oneself) to; yield: to resign oneself to death.
3. (tr) to give up (a right, claim, etc); relinquish: he resigned his claim to the throne.
[C14: from Old French resigner, from Latin resignāre to unseal, invalidate, destroy, from re- + signāre to seal; see sign]
reˈsigner n

re•sign

(rɪˈzaɪn)

v.i.
1. to give up an office or position (often fol. by from).
2. to submit; yield: to resign before the inevitable.
v.t.
3. to give up (an office, position, etc.), often formally.
4. to relinquish (a right, claim, etc.).
5. to submit (oneself, one's mind, etc.) without resistance.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French resigner < Latin resignāre to open, release, cancel =re- re- + signāre to mark, seal, sign]

resign

retire
1. 'resign'

If someone resigns from their job, they leave it after saying that they do not want to do it any more. You can resign from your job at any age, and perhaps start another job soon afterwards.

A hospital administrator has resigned over claims he lied to get the job.
2. 'retire'

When someone retires, they leave their job and stop working, often because they have reached the age when they can get a pension. When professional sportsmen and women stop playing sport as their job, you can also say that they retire, even if they are fairly young.

At the age when most people retire, he is ready to face a new career.
I have decided to retire from Formula One racing at the end of the season

resign


Past participle: resigned
Gerund: resigning

Imperative
resign
resign
Present
I resign
you resign
he/she/it resigns
we resign
you resign
they resign
Preterite
I resigned
you resigned
he/she/it resigned
we resigned
you resigned
they resigned
Present Continuous
I am resigning
you are resigning
he/she/it is resigning
we are resigning
you are resigning
they are resigning
Present Perfect
I have resigned
you have resigned
he/she/it has resigned
we have resigned
you have resigned
they have resigned
Past Continuous
I was resigning
you were resigning
he/she/it was resigning
we were resigning
you were resigning
they were resigning
Past Perfect
I had resigned
you had resigned
he/she/it had resigned
we had resigned
you had resigned
they had resigned
Future
I will resign
you will resign
he/she/it will resign
we will resign
you will resign
they will resign
Future Perfect
I will have resigned
you will have resigned
he/she/it will have resigned
we will have resigned
you will have resigned
they will have resigned
Future Continuous
I will be resigning
you will be resigning
he/she/it will be resigning
we will be resigning
you will be resigning
they will be resigning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been resigning
you have been resigning
he/she/it has been resigning
we have been resigning
you have been resigning
they have been resigning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been resigning
you will have been resigning
he/she/it will have been resigning
we will have been resigning
you will have been resigning
they will have been resigning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been resigning
you had been resigning
he/she/it had been resigning
we had been resigning
you had been resigning
they had been resigning
Conditional
I would resign
you would resign
he/she/it would resign
we would resign
you would resign
they would resign
Past Conditional
I would have resigned
you would have resigned
he/she/it would have resigned
we would have resigned
you would have resigned
they would have resigned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.resign - 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"
abdicate, renounce - give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations; "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"
leave office, step down, quit, 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"
2.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"
resign, vacate, 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"
retire - go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
top out - give up one's career just as one becomes very successful; "The financial consultant topped out at age 40 because he was burned out"
pull up stakes, depart, leave - remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
fall - lose office or power; "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
3.resign - part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
hand, pass on, turn over, pass, reach, give - place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
derequisition - release from government control
sacrifice, give - endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"
4.resign - accept as inevitable; "He resigned himself to his fate"
accept - consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"

resign

verb
1. quit, leave, step down (informal), stand down, vacate, abdicate, call it a day or night, give or hand in your notice He has resigned after only ten weeks in office.
2. give up, abandon, yield, hand over, surrender, turn over, relinquish, renounce, forsake, cede, forgo He has resigned his seat in parliament.
resign yourself to something accept, reconcile yourself to, succumb to, submit to, bow to, give in to, yield to, acquiesce to I simply resigned myself to staying indoors.

resign

verb
1. To bring (oneself) to accept:
2. To relinquish one's engagement in or occupation with:
3. To give up a possession, claim, or right:
Translations
يَسْتَسْلِم لِ، يُذْعِن، يَخْضَع لِيَسْتَقيليَسْتَقيلُ
rezignovatvzdát seodstoupit
affinde sigtræde tilbage
erota
dati ostavku
beletörõdik
sætta sig viîsegja upp
辞職する
사임하다
atsistatydinimasatsistatydinimo raštasatsistatydintisusitaikęssusitaikyti su
atkāpties no amataatstāt darbuiesniegt atlūgumusamierināties
rezignovať
dati odpovedsprijazniti se
avgå
ลาออก
istifa etmekkabullenmek
từ chức

resign

[rɪˈzaɪn]
A. VT [+ office, post] → dimitir de, renunciar a; [+ claim, task] → renunciar a
to resign a task to othersceder un cometido a otros
when he resigned the leadershipcuando dimitió de or renunció a la jefatura
to resign o.s. to (doing) sthresignarse a (hacer) algo
I resigned myself to never seeing her againme resigné a no volverla a ver nunca más
B. VI
1.dimitir, renunciar
to resign in favour of sbrenunciar en favor de algn
2. (Chess) → abandonar

resign

[rɪˈzaɪn]
vt
[+ one's post, position] → démissionner de
to resign o.s. to sth → se résigner à qch
to resign o.s. to doing sth → se résigner à faire qch
vidémissionner
to resign as sth
He resigned as chairman → Il a démissionné de ses fonctions de président.
to resign from sth → démissionner de qch
to resign from office [minister] → démissionner de ses fonctions

resign

vt
(= give up) office, postzurücktreten von, abgeben; claim, rightsaufgeben, verzichten auf (+acc); to resign one’s commission (Mil) → seinen Abschied nehmen
to resign oneself to somethingsich mit etw abfinden; to resign oneself to doing somethingsich damit abfinden, etw zu tun ? also resigned
vi (from public appointment, committee) → zurücktreten; (employee)kündigen; (civil servant, clergyman)sein Amt niederlegen; (teacher)aus dem Dienst ausscheiden; to resign from officesein Amt niederlegen; he resigned from (his job with) “The Times”er hat (seine Stelle) bei der „Times“ gekündigt; the Prime Minister was forced to resignder Premierminister wurde zum Rücktritt gezwungen; to resign to the inevitablesich in das Unvermeidliche fügen

resign

[rɪˈzaɪn]
1. vt (office, leadership) → lasciare (frm) (claim) → rinunciare a
to resign one's post → dimettersi
to resign one's commission (Mil) → rassegnare le dimissioni
to resign o.s. to (doing) sth → rassegnarsi a (fare) qc
2. vi to resign (from)dimettersi (da), dare le dimissioni (da)

resign

(rəˈzain) verb
1. to leave a job etc. If he criticizes my work again I'll resign; He resigned (from) his post.
2. (with to) to make (oneself) accept (a situation, fact etc) with patience and calmness. He has resigned himself to the possibility that he may never walk again.
resignation (rezigˈneiʃən) noun
1. the act of resigning.
2. a letter etc stating that one is resigning. You will receive my resignation tomorrow.
3. (the state of having or showing) patient, calm acceptance (of a situation, fact etc). He accepted his fate with resignation.
reˈsigned adjective
(often with to) having or showing patient, calm acceptance (of a fact, situation etc). He is resigned to his fate.

resign

يَسْتَقيلُ rezignovat træde tilbage zurücktreten von παραιτούμαι dimitir erota démissionner dati ostavku dimettersi 辞職する 사임하다 ontslag nemen trekke seg zrzec się demitir-se, resignar-se уходить в отставку avgå ลาออก istifa etmek từ chức 辞职

resign

v. renunciar, resignar, desistir; resignarse.
References in classic literature ?
Can't be helped, Marmee, so you must resign yourself to all sorts of worries, and let your birds hop out of the nest, one by one.
To confess the truth, it was my greatest apprehension -- as it would never be a measure of policy to turn out so quiet an individual as myself; and it being hardly in the nature of a public officer to resign -- it was my chief trouble, therefore, that I was likely to grow grey and decrepit in the Surveyorship, and become much such another animal as the old Inspector.
And shortly afterward one of these, a physician, made the discovery that the carcasses of steers which had been condemned as tubercular by the government inspectors, and which therefore contained ptomaines, which are deadly poisons, were left upon an open platform and carted away to be sold in the city; and so he insisted that these carcasses be treated with an injection of kerosene--and was ordered to resign the same week
Clare began to drop off those gallantries and small attentions which flowed at first through the habitude of courtship, he found his sultana no way ready to resign her slave; there were abundance of tears, poutings, and small tempests, there were discontents, pinings, upbraidings.
Must the citizen ever for a moment, or in the least degree, resign his conscience to the legislator?
The thing that would have best suited the circus side of my nature would have been to resign the Boss-ship and get up an insurrection and turn it into a revolution; but I knew that the Jack Cade or the Wat Tyler who tries such a thing without first educating his materials up to revolution grade is almost absolutely certain to get left.
There are wealthy gentlemen in England who drive four-horse passenger- coaches twenty or thirty miles on a daily line, in the summer, because the privilege costs them considerable money; but if they were offered wages for the service, that would turn it into work and then they would resign.
They sang together once more; and Emma would then resign her place to Miss Fairfax, whose performance, both vocal and instrumental, she never could attempt to conceal from herself, was infinitely superior to her own.
I am sure there is a future state; I believe God is good; I can resign my immortal part to Him without any misgiving.
No plan offered itself: the very exhibition of any desire to keep him would have rendered the claimant more peremptory: there was nothing left but to resign him.
The only course at all consistent with her own self-respect was to resign her part.
I never knew my mother afterwards to give an opinion on any matter, without first appealing to Miss Murdstone, or without having first ascertained by some sure means, what Miss Murdstone's opinion was; and I never saw Miss Murdstone, when out of temper (she was infirm that way), move her hand towards her bag as if she were going to take out the keys and offer to resign them to my mother, without seeing that my mother was in a terrible fright.