Definition of Abdicate in English :

Define Abdicate in English

Abdicate meaning in English

Meaning of Abdicate in English

Pronunciation of Abdicate in English

Abdicate pronunciation in English

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1. abdicate, renounce

give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

Example Sentences:
'The King abdicated when he married a divorcee'

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see synonyms of abdicate
to renounce (a throne, power, responsibility, rights, etc), esp formally

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see synonyms of abdicate
verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈabdiˌcated or ˈabdiˌcating
to give up formally (a high office, throne, authority, etc.)
to surrender or repudiate (a right, responsibility, etc.)

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see synonyms of abdicate
v. ab·di·cat·ed, ab·di·cat·ing, ab·di·cates
To relinquish (power or responsibility) formally.
To relinquish formally a high office or responsibility.

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