Translation of "waive" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /weɪv/ us formal

to not demand something you have a right to, or not cause a rule to be obeyed

renunciar a
The bank manager waived the charge (= said we didn’t have to pay), as we were old and valued customers.
If they waive (= remove) the time limit, many more applications will come in.
He persuaded the delegates to waive (= give up) their objections.

(Translation of “waive” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)



to give up or not insist upon (eg a claim or right)

renunciar (a), prescindir (de)
He waived his claim to all the land north of the river.

not to demand or enforce (a fine, penalty etc)

no aplicar
The judge waived the sentence and let him go free.

(Translation of “waive” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)