Definitions of relinquishment

  1. a verbal act of relinquishing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc. Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. The act of relinquishing or giving up. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. A leaving or quitting without the intention of resuming; abandonment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for relinquishment

  1. You will have the relinquishment of his right to the claim, Babe, and a small adobe house with sheds and yards and a good spring of living water. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  2. Yes; and Monsieur de Mouy, instead of the consent he expected to ask for, has received your relinquishment – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas