Synonyms & Antonyms : Resign





Resign



( Verb )


He
resigned his post from the Cabinet.

Synonyms:

Renounce

Yield

Abandon

Quit

Leave

Surrender

Abdicate

Contextual Examples:

He has
renounced the world and become a Sanyasi.

I have
abandoned the idea of becoming a Charted Accountant.

Manoj has decided to
quit his present job.

He has sought the permission of his boss to
leave the station.

After the battle, the enemy troops
surrendered.

King Edward VII
abdicated in 1936 on grounds of his romance with the daughter of a commoner.

My mother
yielded to my wish and agreed to attend the annual function of my school along with my father.



Antonyms:

Hold

Stay

Continue

Remain

Maintain

Retain

Keep

Contextual Examples:

Our forces
held the ground despite heavy bombing.

I have decided to
stay in the hostel to continue my higher education in this city.

Only about half original workforce
remains.

I will
maintain myself by taking part-time job of accounts in a local firm.

This will help to
retain my self-respect in my family circle.

You should
keep to your lane while cycling on a city road. That is the traffic rule to be observed.


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