The cousin is said by the FBI to have relinquished his title as boss after his own conviction for racketeering.
No other president has relinquished international leadership and power so casually.
And by then, she was ready to reclaim some of the playfulness she'd relinquished so young.
Yanukovych bade them farewell and relinquished his right to state guards.
A repeal means the government has relinquished its duty to protect and serve the people.
He was appointed in April 1846, but relinquished the post in November 1847 in order to start on his Himalayan journey.
But what if the duke could believe that Beatriz relinquished you?
Terry O'Sullivan, with his entrancing bow, relinquished a pretty girl in blue to her partner and started back to find Maggie.
Miss Timpson relinquished the cup, took her lamp and climbed the stairs.
It was as though a king had relinquished his robes and regalia and come among the people as one of themselves.
mid-15c., "desert, abandon;" late 15c., "give up, desist," from Old French relinquiss-, present participle stem of relinquir (12c.), from Latin relinquere "leave behind, forsake, abandon, give up," from re- "back" (see re-) + linquere "to leave," from PIE *linkw-, from root *leikw- "to leave behind" (cf. Sanskrit reknas "inheritance, wealth," rinakti "leaves;" Greek leipein "to leave;" Gothic leihvan, Old English lænan "to lend;" Old High German lihan "to borrow;" Old Norse lan "loan"). Related: Relinquished; relinquishing.