Definition of Relinquishment

1. Noun. A verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc..

Exact synonyms: Relinquishing
Generic synonyms: Renouncement, Renunciation
Specialized synonyms: Giving Up, Surrender, Yielding
Derivative terms: Relinquish, Relinquish



2. Noun. The act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc..
Exact synonyms: Relinquishing
Generic synonyms: Conclusion, Ending, Termination
Specialized synonyms: Ceding, Cession, Handover, Discharge, Release, Waiver
Derivative terms: Relinquish, Relinquish, Relinquish

Definition of Relinquishment

1. n. The act of relinquishing.

Definition of Relinquishment

1. Noun. The act of relinquishing something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Relinquishment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Relinquishment

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Literary usage of Relinquishment

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1. International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied by the United States by Charles Cheney Hyde (1922)
"relinquishment. relinquishment may be described as a process by which a State gives up its ... relinquishment is perfected by the appropriate act of the ..."

2. International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied by the United States by Charles Cheney Hyde (1922)
"relinquishment. relinquishment may be described as a process by which a State gives up its ... relinquishment is perfected by the appropriate act of the ..."

3. Public Land Laws: Passed by Congress from March 4, 1875, to April 1, 1882 by Henry Norris Copp, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of Justice (1883)
"Amended Entry—relinquishment—Proceedings where a homestead claimant has entered by mistake a ... You will also instruct him to forward his relinquishment, ..."

4. Public Land Laws: Passed by Congress from March 4, 1875, to April 1, 1882 by Henry Norris Copp, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of Justice (1883)
"Amended Entry—relinquishment—Proceedings where a homestead claimant has entered by mistake a ... You will also instruct him to forward his relinquishment, ..."

5. Analysis of Service of Heirs, Transference of Lands, Burgage Tenure by William Alexander (1847)
"If the Petitioner prefers it, he is entitled to refuse the offered relinquishment, and to complete his title by entry from the Crown or Prince of Scotland, ..."

6. Business Law for Business Men: A Reference Book Showing the Laws of by Anthony Jennings Bledsoe (1907)
"A homesteader may file a written relinquishment of his claim in the land office, when the land covered by his claim will be held as open to settlement and ..."

7. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Voluntary relinquishment, fresh occupation, changes of possession, and the like, had to be registered; local circumstances added greatly to these causes of ..."

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