Abdicate appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
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Abdicate (to give up a position, right, or power) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
Definition of the verb abdicate
What does abdicate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: abdicated | abdicating | abdicates
- give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
- example: The King abdicated when he married a divorcee
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] He resigned [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Source] I resigned my position [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] from [Source, not sentential clause] I resigned from the military
- lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
- synonym of abdicate: renounce
- more generic terms: give up / renounce / resign / vacate = leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
Alternative definition of the verb abdicate
- [transitive] To surrender, renounce or relinquish, as sovereign power; to withdraw definitely from filling or exercising, as a high office, station, dignity; as, to abdicate the throne, the crown, the papacy.
- [transitive, obsolete] To reject; to cast off.
- [transitive, legal] To disclaim and expel from the family, as a father his child; to disown; to disinherit.
- [intransitive] To relinquish or renounce a throne, or other high office or dignity; to renounce sovereignty.
Definition of the verb abdicate for high school students
- to give up a position, usually one of leadership
- example: When he realized that the revolutionaries would surely win, the king abdicated his throne.
The verb abdicate is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
Abdicate is a musical group.
- albums: "Transcend Through Sacrifice", "Relinquish the Throne", "Forged in Ruin", "Fragmented Atrocities"
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abdicate
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by Joy Palmer
Joy A Palmer Dictionary Entries Abdicate \ To abdicate means to give up To the teacher .
With Copious Illustrations and Examples Drawn from the Best Writers. To which is Now Added an Index to the Words by George Crabb
To abdicate is a species of informal resignation ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
neither had it been so now but to draw them closer unto thee, whom thou seemest for the time to abdicate. Bishop Hall's Works. The father ...
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by Hakem Saleh
abdicate root Arabic words Words root/origin meaning Prefix Suffix . to speak : quzeilie_(2e dic - latin to say ab ate /O:; Jim: to assert on 15 ~ . . to speak : quzeilgqnagingn dic - latin to say ab ation U5); ) 0:; Jim: to assert as) die. it adeCt (V) duct ...
A New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)
by John Craig
ABDICATE, ab'de-kate, v. a. (abdico, Lat.) ...
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Usage statistics about abdicate
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb abdicate:
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Quotes about Abdicate
A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma. (Marlene Dietrich)
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Scrabble value of A1B3D2I1C3A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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