- voluntarily leave a job or other position.
"he resigned from from the company in protest of the treatment of his co-workers"
synonyms: leave · go · hand in one's notice · give in one's notice · give notice · stand down · step down · bow out · walk out
- give up (an office, power, privilege, etc.).
"four deputies resigned their seats"
synonyms: give up · leave · vacate · stand down from · retire from · demit · [more]
end a game by conceding defeat without being checkmated. "he lost his Queen and resigned in 45 moves"
- (be resigned)
accept that something undesirable cannot be avoided.
"she resigned herself to a lengthy session" · [more]
synonyms: reconcile oneself to · become resigned to · become reconciled to · [more]