Synonyms of abdication in English:

abdication


See definition of abdication

noun

1‘the monarchy is facing its biggest crisis since Edward VIII's abdication in 1936’

SYNONYMS

resignation, retirement

relinquishment, renunciation, giving up, surrender, abjuration, vacation, ceding, cession

archaic demission

ANTONYMS

coronation

2‘an abdication of responsibility’

SYNONYMS

disowning, renunciation, rejection, refusal, avoidance, abnegation, relinquishment, abjuration, repudiation, waiving, yielding, forgoing, abandonment, surrender, disgorgement, casting aside

ANTONYMS

acceptance