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Definition of Resign


  1. To sign back; to return by a formal act; to yield to another; to surrender; -- said especially of office or emolument. Hence, to give up; to yield; to submit; -- said of the wishes or will, or of something valued; -- also often used reflexively.
  2. To relinquish; to abandon.
  3. To commit to the care of; to consign.

Resign Quotations

If I had to resign every time the Cabinet disagrees with me, I could not last as a Defense Minister one week.
Moshe Dayan

If you belonged to a political party or a social club that was tied to as much bigotry, misogyny, homophobia, violence, and sheer ignorance as religion is, you'd resign in protest.
Bill Maher

I did not resign from politics because of Bofors. I resigned because I do not know how to play petty politics. I did not know back then and I don't know now either.
Amitabh Bachchan

Learn to... be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.
Henri Frederic Amiel

Ladies and gentlemen, it is with great sadness that I announce that I will resign as Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs. I am sad because I love this job. I'm totally dedicated to the work that we are doing in Australia's name around the world, and I believe that we have achieved many good results for Australia, and I'm proud of them.
Kevin Rudd
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Resign Translations

resign in Dutch is neerleggen, bedanken, afstand doen
resign in Finnish is alistua
resign in Italian is farsi indietro
resign in Portuguese is renuncie
resign in Spanish is desistir, dimitir
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