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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb abdicate:

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Synonyms of the verb abdicate

Equivalent words for the verb abdicate:

  1. renounce (8 letter word for abdicate)
    • inflections: renounced, renouncing, renounces
    • related terms: corenounce, renouncer

Hypernyms of the verb abdicate

More generic words for the verb abdicate, that have fewer characters:

  1. abandon (7 letter word)
    • inflections: abandoned, abandoning, abandons
    • related terms: reabandon, abandonee, abandonment, Abandonware, abandonable, abandoner, Abandonly
  2. accept (6 letter word)
    • inflections: accepted, accepting, accepts
    • related terms: unaccept, unacceptable, unacceptance, unacceptant, misaccept, misacception, preaccept, preacceptance, reaccept, reacceptance, acceptee, acceptable, acceptance, accepter, acceptor, acceptant, acception, acceptation, acceptive
  3. cancel (6 letter word)
    • inflections: cancelled, cancelling, canceled, canceling, cancels
    • related terms: Autocancel, precancel, precancelling, recancel, cancelling, cancelment, cancelable, canceler, cancelation
  4. depart (6 letter word)
    • inflections: departed, departing, departs
    • related terms: misdepart, predepart, predeparture, Departee, department, departure, departer, departition
  5. forego (6 letter word)
    • inflections: forewent, foregone, foregoing, foregoes
    • related term: foregoer
  6. forgo (5 letter word)
    • inflections: forewent, foregone, forgoing, forgoes
    • related term: forgoer
  7. gift (4 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for abdicate)
    • inflections: gifted, gifting, gifts
    • related terms: ungift, countergift, foregift, regift, Giftee, giftless, giftlike, giftling, gifture, giftware, Gifty, Giftable, Gifter
  8. give (4 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for abdicate)
    • inflections: gave, given, giving, gives
    • related terms: ungive, ungiven, ungivable, misgive, misgiven, outgive, outgiven, overgive, regive, regiven, upgive, given, givey, giveable, giver
  9. hand (4 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for abdicate)
    • inflections: handed, handing, hands
    • related terms: unhand, unhandsome, unhandy, forehand, overhand, overhandling, underhand, Underhandly, uphand, handful, handless, handlike, handling, handsome, handy, hander, Handly
  10. leave (5 letter word)
    • inflections: left, leaving, leaves
    • related terms: unleave, disleave, interleave, interleaver, overleave, overleaven, leaven, leavy, Leavable, leaver
  11. pass (4 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for abdicate)
    • inflections: passed, passing, passes
    • related terms: apass, depass, unpass, unpassable, Unpassible, unpassive, compass, compassless, compassment, compassable, compasser, compassive, transpass, forepass, interpass, Interpassive, outpass, overpass, repass, repassage, repassable, repasser, repassant, subpass, subpassage, surpass, surpassable, surpasser, underpass, passade, passage, passee, passen, passless, passable, passible, passer, passant, passman, passwoman, passive
  12. present (7 letter word)
    • inflections: presented, presenting, presents
    • related terms: compresent, compresence, compression, copresent, copresence, mispresent, represent, repression, re-present, Telepresent, presental, presentee, presential, presentism, presentist, presentment, presentness, presentable, presentiate, presentence, presenter, presentor, presentation, Presentity, presentive, presentative, presently
  13. quit (4 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for abdicate)
    • inflections: quit, quitting, quits, quitted
    • related terms: unquit, requit, requital, requitable, requiter, requitative, Quitly
  14. reach (5 letter word)
    • inflections: reached, reaching, reaches
    • related terms: areach, forereach, outreach, overreach, overreacher, underreach, upreach, reachless, reachy, reachable, reacher
  15. reject (6 letter word)
    • inflections: rejected, rejecting, rejects
    • related terms: prereject, prerejection, re-reject, re-rejection, rejectage, rejectee, rejectment, rejectable, rejecter, rejector, rejection, rejective
  16. resign (6 letter word)
    • inflections: resigned, resigning, resigns
    • related terms: coresign, re-resign, re-resignation, resignal, resignee, resignful, resignment, resigner, resignation
  17. vacate (6 letter word)
    • inflections: vacated, vacating, vacates
    • related terms: prevacate, prevacation, revacate, vacatable, vacation
  18. waive (5 letter word)
    • inflections: waived, waiving, waives
    • related terms: waivery, Waivable, waiver
  19. yield (5 letter word)
    • inflections: yielded, yielding, yields
    • related terms: ayield, Misyield, outyield, reyield, underyield, yielden, Yieldless, yieldy, yieldable, yieldance, yielder

More generic words for the verb abdicate, that have more characters:

  1. foreswear (9 letter word)
    • inflections: foreswore, foresworn, foreswearing, foreswears
  2. relinquish (10 letter word, the longest hypernym for abdicate)
    • inflections: relinquished, relinquishing, relinquishes
    • related terms: derelinquish, relinquishment, relinquisher

More generic phrases for the verb abdicate, that have fewer characters:

  1. give up (7 characters phrase, one of the shortest phrasal hypernyms for abdicate)
  2. go away (7 characters phrase, one of the shortest phrasal hypernyms for abdicate)
  3. pass on (7 characters phrase, one of the shortest phrasal hypernyms for abdicate)

More generic phrase for the verb abdicate, that has the same number of characters:

  1. go forth (8 character phrase)

More generic phrases for the verb abdicate, that have more characters:

  1. dispense with (13 character phrase)
  2. leave office (12 character phrase)
  3. pull up stakes (14 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for abdicate)
  4. step down (9 character phrase)
  5. strike down (11 character phrase)
  6. turn over (9 character phrase)

Related words for the term abdicate, that have fewer characters:

  1. abjure (6 letter word)
    • inflections: abjured, abjuring, abjures
    • related terms: abjurer, abjuration
  2. cashier (7 letter word)
    • inflections: cashiered, cashiering, cashiers
    • related terms: subcashier, cashierment, cashierer
  3. cast (4 letter word)
    • inflections: cast, casting, casts
    • related terms: acast, decast, uncast, Uncastable, incast, counter-cast, counter-caster, Cybercast, forecast, Forecastable, forecaster, Hydrocast, miscast, outcast, outcastness, overcast, precast, recast, recaster, subcast, telecast, telecaster, undercast, upcast, casten, Castful, Castless, castlet, castling, castable, caster, castor
  4. cease (5 letter word)
    • inflections: ceased, ceasing, ceases
    • related terms: decease, Deceaser, surcease
  5. cede (4 letter word)
    • inflections: ceded, ceding, cedes
    • related terms: decede, decedent, concede, conceder, incede, antecede, antecedal, antecedence, antecedent, discede, intercede, interceder, intercedent, precede, precedable, precedence, preceder, precedent, recede, recedence, receder, recedent, re-cede, retrocede, retrocedence, retrocedent, ceduous, ceder
  6. demit (5 letter word)
    • inflections: demitted, demitting, demits
  7. drop (4 letter word)
    • inflections: dropped, dropping, drops
    • related terms: adrop, outdrop, droplet, droplike, dropling, Dropship, dropman, dropwise
  8. retire (6 letter word)
    • inflections: retired, retiring, retires
    • related terms: Unretire, re-retire, retirade, retiral, retiree, retirer, retirant
  9. scrap (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scrapped, scrapping, scraps
    • related terms: scraplet, scrapling, scrapy, scrapable, scrapman
  10. shed (4 letter word)
    • inflections: shed, shedding, sheds
    • related terms: ashed, unshed, coshed, Shedful, Shedless, shedlike, shedable, sheder, shedman, shedwise
  11. slough (6 letter word)
    • inflections: sloughed, sloughing, sloughs
    • related term: sloughy
  12. wrest (5 letter word)
    • inflections: wrested, wresting, wrests
    • related terms: unwrest, miswrest, outwrest, outwrestling, overwrest, wrestling, wrestable, wrester

Related words for the term abdicate, that have the same number of characters:

  1. forswear (8 letter word)
    • inflections: forswore, forsworn, forswearing, forswears
    • related term: forswearer
  2. jettison (8 letter word)
    • inflections: jettisoned, jettisoning, jettisons
    • related term: jettisonable
  3. Abdicant (8 letter word)
    • related terms: abdicable, abdicate, abdication, abdicative

Related words for the term abdicate, that have more characters:

  1. superannuate (12 letter word)
    • inflections: superannuated, superannuating, superannuates
    • related terms: superannuation, superannuity
  2. surrender (9 letter word)
    • inflections: surrendered, surrendering, surrenders
    • related terms: presurrender, resurrender
  3. Abdicated (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unabdicated, abdicable, abdicate, abdicant, abdication, abdicative
  4. Abdication (10 letter word)
    • related terms: abdicable, abdicate, abdicant, abdicative
  5. Abdications (11 letter word)
    • related terms: abdicable, abdicate, abdicant, abdication, abdicative
  6. Abdicator (9 letter word)
    • related terms: abdicable, abdicate, abdicant, abdication, abdicative
  7. Demission (9 letter word)
    • related terms: demissness, demissive, demissly
  8. abdicable (9 letter word)
    • related terms: abdicate, abdicant, abdication, abdicative
  9. abdicative (10 letter word)
    • related terms: nonabdicative, unabdicative, abdicable, abdicate, abdicant, abdication

Related phrases for the term abdicate, that have the same number of characters:

  1. lay down (8 character phrase)
  2. throw up (8 character phrase)

Related phrases for the term abdicate, that have more characters:

  1. acknowledge defeat (18 character phrase)
  2. be pensioned (12 character phrase)
  3. be superannuated (16 character phrase)
  4. cry quits (9 character phrase)
  5. desist from (11 character phrase)
  6. give over (9 character phrase)
  7. hand over (9 character phrase)
  8. have done with (14 character phrase)
  9. leave off (9 character phrase)
  10. pension off (11 character phrase)
  11. renounce the throne (19 character phrase)
  12. retire from office (18 character phrase)
  13. stand aside (11 character phrase)
  14. stand down (10 character phrase)
  15. step aside (10 character phrase)
  16. throw away (10 character phrase)
  17. throw out (9 character phrase)
    • inflections: threw out, throwing out, thrown out, throws out
  18. withdraw from (13 character phrase)
  19. Abdication (clerical) (21 character phrase)

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