Part of speech: verb

To give up; surrender; relinquish.

Part of speech: verb

To yield trustfully.

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Usage examples "resign":

  1. I have no wish to be associated further with you or your fellows; but you are vastly mistaken if you imagine that I shall resign my position on the Bench or the Town Council. - "A Family Man (From the Fifth Series Plays)", John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009.
  2. If you would escape with the little character that is left, you will forthwith resign. - "The Monikins", J. Fenimore Cooper.
  3. He felt his danger, and wrote home that if he felt it would be honorable, he should be tempted to resign and come home. - "The Story of the Toys", Mary Harris Toy Dodge.