be resigned to

Definition of be resigned to

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

resignplay resigned
  1. :  relegate, consign

    :  to give (oneself) over without resistance

    :  to give up deliberately


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