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Wordnet 3.0


1. that has been withdrawn or retreated from;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Relinquish \Re*lin"quish\ (-kw?sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relinquished (-kw?sht); p. pr. & vb. n. Relinquishing.] [OF. relinquir, L. relinquere to leave behind; pref. re- re + linquere to leave. See Loan, and cf. Relic, Relict.] [1913 Webster] 1. To withdraw from; to leave behind; to desist from; to abandon; to quit; as, to relinquish a pursuit. [1913 Webster] We ought to relinquish such rites. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] They placed Irish tenants upon the lands relinquished by the English. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] 2. To give up; to renounce a claim to; resign; as, to relinquish a debt. [1913 Webster] Syn: To resign; leave; quit; forsake; abandon; desert; renounce; forb?ar; forego. See Resign. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

relinquished adj 1: that has been withdrawn or retreated from
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "relinquished": abandoned, abjured, antiquated, antique, archaic, ceded, deserted, discontinued, dispensed with, disposed of, disused, done with, forgone, forsworn, not worth saving, obsolescent, obsolete, old, old-fashioned, on the shelf, out, out of use, out-of-date, outdated, outmoded, outworn, past use, pensioned off, recanted, released, renounced, resigned, retired, retracted, sacrificed, superannuate, superannuated, superseded, surrendered, waived, worn-out, yielded