Synonyms of relinquish in English:

relinquish


See definition of relinquish

verb

1‘he relinquished control of the company to his sons’

SYNONYMS

renounce, give up, part with, give away

hand over, turn over, lay down, let go of, waive, resign, abdicate, yield, cede, surrender, sign away

ANTONYMS

keep, retain

2‘he offered to relinquish his post as acting President’

SYNONYMS

leave, resign from, stand down from, bow out of, walk out of, retire from, give up, depart from, vacate, pull out of, abandon, abdicate

informal quit, chuck, jack in

archaic forsake

3‘he relinquished his pipe-smoking’

SYNONYMS

discontinue, stop, cease, give up, drop, desist from

avoid, steer clear of, give a wide berth to

reject, eschew, forswear, refrain from, abstain from, forbear from, forgo

informal quit, leave off, kick

archaic forsake

ANTONYMS

continue

4‘she relinquished her grip on the door’

SYNONYMS

let go, release, loose, unloose, loosen, relax