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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
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Give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
Verbs of political and social activities and events
The King abdicated when he married a divorcee
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