What does the word waive mean?

Usage examples for waive

  1. Yes, that is the law; but I thought under the circumstances- the mine lying idle and all- you might be willing to waive your strict rights in the interests of, well, harmony." – Shadow Mountain by Dane Coolidge
  2. But even this concession failed to satisfy the objectors, the King of Hanover, among others, positively refusing to waive his precedence over any foreign prince. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  3. About to waive the temptation, Mr. Heatherbloom paused; the idea was capable of modification or expansion. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham