resign-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: leave or give up a position, possession, right, etc

He resigned his claim to the throne.
The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds.
The staff of the New York Press has resigned over the matter.
The South Korean pioneer in cloning research resigned his official posts Thursday.
Ilario Pantano has resigned his commission as a Marine officer.
His heiress, Euphemia, resigned the title in 1390 in favour of her uncle Walter.
Botica Conroy, Microsoft's public relations firm, has resigned the account.
K. Karunakaran resigned the membership of Rajya Sabha.
Dithorba, son of Deman, after having been seven years in the sovereignty of Ireland, resigned the kingdom to Cimbaeth, son of Fintan.

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WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3

Sense Number 2: accept as inevitable

He resigned himself to his fate.
He is resigned to catching a plane and playing elsewhere.
Israel resigned to Hamas participation in elections.
Lynndie England's family resigned to her guilty plea in Abu Ghraib prison abuses.
Gloria resigned herself to making do, for that was the fate of the Delaney sisters.

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WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4