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Meaning of word resign from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

resign   verb

Meaning : Leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily.

Example : She vacated the position when she got pregnant.
The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds.

Synonyms : give up, renounce, vacate

Meaning : Give up or retire from a position.

Example : The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month.
The chairman resigned over the financial scandal.

Synonyms : leave office, quit, step down

Assume an office, duty, or title.

When will the new President take office?.
take office

Meaning : Part with a possession or right.

Example : I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest.
Resign a claim to the throne.

Synonyms : free, give up, release, relinquish

Meaning : Accept as inevitable.

Example : He resigned himself to his fate.

Synonyms : reconcile, submit