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waive

relinquish a right voluntarily: waive his right to a jury trial; dispense with; forgo: waive a fee
Not to be confused with:
wave – surf; whitecap; undulate: wave a flag; to signal with the hand: wave good-bye
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waive

 (wāv)
tr.v. waived, waiv·ing, waives
1. To give up (a claim or right, for example) voluntarily; relinquish. See Synonyms at relinquish.
2. To refrain from insisting on or enforcing (a rule, penalty, or requirement, for example); dispense with: "The original ban on private trading had long since been waived" (William L. Schurz).
3. To refrain from engaging in, sometimes temporarily; cancel or postpone: Let's waive our discussion of that problem.
4. Sports To place (a player) on waivers.

[Middle English weiven, to abandon, from Anglo-Norman weyver, from waif, ownerless property; see waif1.]
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waive

(weɪv)
vb (tr)
1. to set aside or relinquish: to waive one's right to something.
2. (Law) to refrain from enforcing (a claim) or applying (a law, penalty, etc)
3. to defer
[C13: from Old Northern French weyver, from waif abandoned; see waif]
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waive

(weɪv)

v.t. waived, waiv•ing.
1. to refrain from claiming or insisting on; forgo: to waive one's rank.
2. to relinquish (a right) intentionally: to waive an option.
3. to put aside, esp. for the time; defer or dispense with: to waive formalities.
4. to dismiss from consideration or discussion.
[1250–1300; Middle English weyven < Anglo-French weyver to make a waif (of someone) by forsaking or outlawing (him or her)]
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waive


Past participle: waived
Gerund: waiving

Imperative
waive
waive
Present
I waive
you waive
he/she/it waives
we waive
you waive
they waive
Preterite
I waived
you waived
he/she/it waived
we waived
you waived
they waived
Present Continuous
I am waiving
you are waiving
he/she/it is waiving
we are waiving
you are waiving
they are waiving
Present Perfect
I have waived
you have waived
he/she/it has waived
we have waived
you have waived
they have waived
Past Continuous
I was waiving
you were waiving
he/she/it was waiving
we were waiving
you were waiving
they were waiving
Past Perfect
I had waived
you had waived
he/she/it had waived
we had waived
you had waived
they had waived
Future
I will waive
you will waive
he/she/it will waive
we will waive
you will waive
they will waive
Future Perfect
I will have waived
you will have waived
he/she/it will have waived
we will have waived
you will have waived
they will have waived
Future Continuous
I will be waiving
you will be waiving
he/she/it will be waiving
we will be waiving
you will be waiving
they will be waiving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been waiving
you have been waiving
he/she/it has been waiving
we have been waiving
you have been waiving
they have been waiving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been waiving
you will have been waiving
he/she/it will have been waiving
we will have been waiving
you will have been waiving
they will have been waiving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been waiving
you had been waiving
he/she/it had been waiving
we had been waiving
you had been waiving
they had been waiving
Conditional
I would waive
you would waive
he/she/it would waive
we would waive
you would waive
they would waive
Past Conditional
I would have waived
you would have waived
he/she/it would have waived
we would have waived
you would have waived
they would have waived
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.waive - do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
kick, give up - stop consuming; "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol"
2.waive - lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
abandon - forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"
lapse - let slip; "He lapsed his membership"
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waive

verb
1. give up, relinquish, renounce, forsake, drop, abandon, resign, yield, surrender, set aside, dispense with, cede, forgo He pled guilty to the charges and waived his right to appeal.
give up claim, demand, press (for), pursue, insist on, profess
2. disregard, ignore, discount, overlook, set aside, pass over, dispense with, brush aside, turn a blind eye to, forgo The council has agreed to waive certain statutory planning regulations.
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waive

verb
1. To give up a possession, claim, or right:
2. To put off until a later time:
Informal: wait.
Idiom: put on ice.
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Translations
يَتَنَازَلُ عَنْيَتَنازَل، يَتَخَلّى عَنيُسْقِطُ حَقّا
zříci se
frafaldegive afkald på
verzichten aufabbedingen
olla soveltamatta
odreći se
afsala sér, falla fráfalla frá, vísa frá
放棄する
포기하다
nereikalauti
atceltatsauktatteikties no tiesībām
upustiťvzduť sa
avstå från
สละสิทธิ์
từ bỏ

waive

[weɪv] VT
1. (= not claim) [+ right, claim, fee] → renunciar a
2. (= exonerate from) [+ payment of loan, interest] → exonerar de
3. (= suspend) [+ regulation] → no aplicar; [+ condition, restriction] → no exigir
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

waive

[ˈweɪv] vt
(= forgo) [+ right] → renoncer à; [+ charge, fee] → faire grâce de
to waive admission charges [gallery, museum] → ouvrir gratuitement ses portes
(= lift) [+ immunity, restrictions, ban] → lever
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waive

vt
(= not insist on) rights, claim, feeverzichten auf (+acc); principles, rules, age limit etcaußer Acht lassen
(= put aside, dismiss) question, objectionabtun
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waive

[weɪv] vt (claim) → rinunciare a; (rule, age limit) → non tener conto di
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

waive

(weiv)
1. to give up or not insist upon (eg a claim or right). He waived his claim to all the land north of the river.
2. not to demand or enforce (a fine, penalty etc). The judge waived the sentence and let him go free.
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waive

يَتَنَازَلُ عَنْ zříci se give afkald på verzichten auf παραιτούμαι από απαίτηση descartar olla soveltamatta supprimer odreći se rinunciare 放棄する 포기하다 afzien van gi avkall på odstąpić renunciar отказываться avstå från สละสิทธิ์ vazgeçmek từ bỏ 放弃
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

waive

v. diferir, posponer.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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"It may be so," said the young clergyman, indifferently, as waiving a discussion that he considered irrelevant or unseasonable.
But waiving illustrations of this sort, is it not manifest that most of the capital objections urged against the new system lie with tenfold weight against the existing Confederation?
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In a separate chat, an official of one of the shipping companies who declined not to have his name in print as he is not authorised to speak explained that waiving demurrages does not fall within the responsibility of a foreign shipping firm operating in another country.
Malaysia Airlines denied today waiving excess baggage fees of over RM17,000 for former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's family on their Langkawi trip.
He said that matter was taken up in the meeting of Provincial Cabinet and cabinet strongly recommended the waiving of 15% tax from newspaper industry.
Clerides said he felt compelled to set the record straight as the disclosure on Thursday of data for the waiving of penalties for road traffic offenses 'seems to have created a sense of injustice and reaction by people who have been punished for road traffic offences and who are countering their case with other cases that have been waived'.
Rana Muhammad Hayat Khan, who has submitted Calling Attention Notice, has expressed displeasure over the role of National Assembly by not controlling the waiving off loans .
The minister said all banks have to follow the guidelines given by the SBP in waiving off the loans.
But lawyer Ibarra Gutierrez, a former Akbayan representative, said the provision on waiving the right to warrantless arrests in the Malacanang guidelines was 'problematic' and 'susceptible to abuse.'