Resign

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Definition

To resign: to voluntarily leave a job.

To resign oneself, to be resigned (to doing something): to accept, to reconcile with (doing something).

Resignations in the news

This month, Theresa May resigned from her office as UK Prime Minister following an unsuccessful Brexit negotiation.

With other pro-Brexit successors waiting in the wings, it seems like Britain is still resigned to leaving Europe.

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