Sentence example with the word 'abdicate'

abdicate

abandon, be superannuated, cede, drop, give up, lay down, quit, renounce the throne, scrap, stand down, throw away, waive

Definition v. give up

Last update: March 4, 2017


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Courts must never abdicate their duty to protect citizens from the abuse of power by governments, a senior judge said last night.   [verb]

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Since the dictator of that country will not simply abdicate his position, we must go to war to remove him from power.   [verb]

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The Principal decided to abdicate from his role in the committee.   [verb]

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She was imprisoned and forced to abdicate in favor of her infant son James.   [Please select]

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For a second time, he abdicated in favor of his son.   [verb]

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I resign, I abdicate in your favor; claiming nothing by right of priority.   [Please select]

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"Since he has abdicated the command I wish then to communicate with General Pillow."   [Please select]

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She could not abdicate her throne, neither could any wrest it away from her.   [Please select]

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When the Atlantic packet was compelled to abdicate, it was the beginning of the end.   [Please select]

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abbreviations - abdicate - abdicated