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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To renew or extend a contract.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To renew or extend a contract. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To give up as an office or post. Also: To accept something that one does not like or enjoy.

Usage examples (36)
  • Do you think that pitcher will resign with the Giants?
  • Verb (used without object) : to resign from the presidency. ,to resign before the inevitable
  • Verb (used with object) : She resigned her child to an adoption agency
  • Forced to resign from the bench or face prosecution in 1995. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''resign" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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