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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To give up power.

Usage examples (35)
  • The emperor abdicated, and his son came to power.
  • The word abdicate has to our ears a certain regal sound.
  • Yes, I did mean "abdicate," as in abdicate their judgment TO that of their leaders.
  • Kamal Abu Sena urges the president to live with dignity and "abdicate," as he put it. for more
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