as in surrender
the usually forced yielding of one's person or possessions to the control of another miraculously, the relinquishment of the hostages was accomplished without bloodshed

Synonyms & Similar Words


Antonyms & Near Antonyms

Thesaurus Entries Near relinquishment

Cite this Entry

“Relinquishment.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!