AskDefine | Define relinquished

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relinquished adj
1 that has been withdrawn or retreated from
2 given up often unwillingly; "a relinquishment is a piece of relinquished or abandoned land" [syn: surrendered]

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  1. past of relinquish

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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with, forgone, forsworn, not worth saving, obsolescent, obsolete, old, old-fashioned, on the shelf, out, out of use, out-of-date, outdated, outmoded, outworn, past use, pensioned off, recanted, released, renounced, resigned, retired, retracted, sacrificed, superannuate, superannuated, superseded, surrendered, waived, worn-out, yielded
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