Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » A » Abamp ... Abduction

ABDICATE

Pronunciation (US): Play

 Dictionary entry overview: What does abdicate mean? 

ABDICATE (verb)
  The verb ABDICATE has 1 sense:

1. give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

  Familiarity information: ABDICATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABDICATE (verb)


Sense 1abdicate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

abdicate; renounce

Context example:

The King abdicated when he married a divorcee

Hypernyms (to "abdicate" is one way to...):

give up; renounce; resign; vacate (leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Make hay while the sun shines." (English proverb)

"What the people believe is true." (Native American proverb, Anishinabe)

"If you are saved from the lion, do not be greedy and hunt it." (Arabic proverb)

"Little by little the measure is filled." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0392 seconds