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

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waive (third-person singular simple present waives, present participle waiving, simple past and past participle waived)

  1. (obsolete) To outlaw (someone).
  2. (obsolete) To abandon, give up (someone or something).
    • 1851, Alexander Mansfield Burrill, Law Dictionary and Glossary:
      but she might be waived, and held as abandoned.
  3. (transitive, law) To relinquish (a right etc.); to give up claim to; to forego.
    If you waive the right to be silent, anything you say can be used against you in a court of law.
    • c. 1390, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, The Manciples Tale:
      Lat take a cat, and fostre hym wel with milk, / And tendre flessh, and make his couche of silk, / And lat hym seen a mous go by the wal, / Anon he weyveth milk and flessh and al [...].
  4. (now rare) To put aside, avoid.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Barrow, Of obedience to our spiritual guides and governors, Sermon LIX:
      We absolutely do renounce or waive our own opinions, absolutely yielding to the direction of others.

waive (plural waives)

  1. (obsolete, law) A woman put out of the protection of the law; an outlawed woman.

Definizione dizionario waive


Altri significati:
  To relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or claim; to refuse; to forego
  (transitive, UK, obsolete, law) To desert; to abandon. - Alexander Mansfield Burrill
  (transitive) To throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert.
  (transitive) To relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or claim; to refuse; to forego.
  (obsolete) A waif; a castaway. - John Donne
  (transitive, law) To throw away; to relinquish voluntarily, as a right which one may enforce if he chooses; to give up a right, privilege or restriction; as with a waiver.
  To throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert
  (UK, obsolete, law) A woman put out of the protection of the law.
  (intransitive, obsolete) To turn aside; to recede.

Traduzione waive

abolire ,rinunciare ,ritirare ,togliere

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