be resigned to

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Definition of be resigned to

: to accept a bad situation that cannot be changed I'm resigned to having to work this weekend. He was resigned to the fact that an expensive vacation would have to wait.

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“Be resigned to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20resigned%20to. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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