Denizione di  resign - dizionario di inglese del sito - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua resign



resign (third-person singular simple present resigns, present participle resigning, simple past and past participle resigned)

  1. (transitive) To give up or hand over (something to someone); to relinquish ownership of. [from 14th c.]
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, I.39:
      And if the perfection of well-speaking might bring any glorie sutable unto a great personage , Scipio and Lelius would never have resigned the honour of their Comedies [...] unto an Affrican servant [...].
  2. (transitive or intransitive) To quit (a job or position). [from 14th c.]
    I am resigning in protest of the unfair treatment of our employees.
    He resigned the crown to follow his heart.
  3. (transitive or intransitive) To submit passively; to give up as hopeless or inevitable. [from 15th c.]
    After fighting for so long, she finally resigned to her death.
    He had no choice but to resign the game and let his opponent become the champion.
    • 1996, Robin Buss, The Count of Monte Cristo, translation of, Alexandre Dumas, Le Comte de Monte-Cristo, 2003 Penguin edition, ISBN 0140449264, page 394 [1]:
      Here is a man who was resigned to his fate, who was walking to the scaffold and about to die like a coward, thats true, but at least he was about to die without resisting and without recrimination. Do you know what gave him that much strength? Do you know what consoled him? Do you know what resigned him to his fate?

Definizione italiano>inglese resign

  quit a job or position
  To quit a job or position.
  In senso figurato: rinunciare a fare qualcosa, lasciar perdere.
dare le dimissioni
farsi indietro

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

dimettersi |abdicare |abbandonare |cedere |consegnare |dare le dimissioni |dimettere |farsi indietro |lasciare |licenziarsi |rassegnare |rassegnarsi |rinunciare |

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