SAT vocabulary: abdicate

Definition of abdicate (verb) - to reject; to renounce; to abandon; to give up

Abdicated; Abdicated; Abdicating

Example sentences with this word:
  • His kingdom was abdicated this year.
  • Approximately 150 monarchists gathered in the centre of Bucharest and an estimated 300 more at the capital's Otopen airport on April 12 shouting slogans denouncing the government and supporting the King, who had been forced to abdicate in 1947.
  • Due to their poor payment record, it may be necessary to abdicate our business relationship with the Durmount corporation.

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