Translation of "relinquish" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɪˈlɪŋ.kwɪʃ/ us formal

to give up something such as a responsibility or claim

renunciar a
He has relinquished his claim to the throne.
She relinquished control of the family investments to her son.

to unwillingly stop holding or keeping something

She relinquished her hold/grip on the steering wheel.

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


verb /rəˈliŋkwiʃ/

to give up

renunciar (a)
The dictator was forced to relinquish control of the country.

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