Adjective "Abdicating" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Abdicating


    Definition:

    1. to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, especially in a formal manner: The aging founder of the firm decided to abdicate. verb (used with object), abdicated, abdicating.

    2. to give up or renounce (authority, duties, an office, etc.), especially in a voluntary, public, or formal manner: King Edward VIII of England abdicated the throne in 193

    Origin:
    abdicate

    Examples:

    "attacks can be abdicating."