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Resign vs. Resignee — What's the Difference?

Resign vs. Resignee — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Resign and Resignee

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Resign

To submit (oneself) passively; accept as inevitable
I resigned myself to a long wait in line.

Resignee

One who resigns from employment.

Resign

To give up (a position, for example), especially by formal notification.

Resignee

One to whom anything is resigned, or in whose favor a resignation is made.

Resign

To relinquish (a privilege, right, or claim).
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Resignee

One to whom anything is resigned, or in whose favor a resignation is made.

Resign

To give up one's job or office; quit, especially by formal notification
Resign from a board of directors.

Resign

(transitive) To give up; to relinquish ownership of.

Resign

(transitive) To hand over (something to someone), place into the care or control of another.

Resign

To quit (a job or position).
I am resigning in protest of the unfair treatment of our employees.
He resigned the crown to follow his heart.

Resign

(transitive) To submit passively; to give up as hopeless or inevitable.
He had no choice but to resign the game and let his opponent become the champion.

Resign

(proscribed) re-sign

Resign

To sign back; to return by a formal act; to yield to another; to surrender; - said especially of office or emolument. Hence, to give up; to yield; to submit; - said of the wishes or will, or of something valued; - also often used reflexively.
I here resign my government to thee.
Lament not, Eve, but patiently resignWhat justly thou hast lost.
What more reasonable, than that we should in all things resign up ourselves to the will of God?

Resign

To relinquish; to abandon.
He soon resigned his former suit.

Resign

To commit to the care of; to consign.
Gentlement of quality have been sent beyong the seas, resigned and concredited to the conduct of such as they call governors.

Resign

Leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily;
She vacated the position when she got pregnant
The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds

Resign

Give up or retire from a position;
The Secretary fo the Navy will leave office next month
The chairman resigned over the financial scandal

Resign

Part with a possession or right;
I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest
Resign a claim to the throne

Resign

Accept as inevitable;
He resigned himself to his fate

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