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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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* First attested in 1541. * From Latin _abdicātus_ (“renounced”), perfect passive participle of _abdicō_ (“renounce, reject, disclaim”), formed from _ab_ (“away”) + _dicō_ (“proclaim, dedicate, declare”), akin to _dīcō_ (“say”).

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈæb.dɪˌkeɪt/ * (US)

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - VERB
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ABDICATE (_third-person singular simple present_ ABDICATES, _present participle_ ABDICATING, _simple past and past participle_ ABDICATED) * (transitive, obsolete) To disclaim and expel from the family, as a father his child; to disown; to disinherit. [Attested from the mid 16th century until the early 19th century.] * (transitive, reflexive, obsolete) To formally separate oneself from or to divest oneself of. [First attested from the mid 16th century until the late 17th century.] * (transitive, obsolete) To depose. [Attested from the early 17th century until the late 18th century.] * (transitive, obsolete) To reject; to cast off; to discard. [Attested from the mid 16th century until the late 17th century.] (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hall to this entry?) * (transitive) To surrender, renounce or relinquish, as sovereign power; to withdraw definitely from filling or exercising, as a high office, station, dignity; as, to _abdicate_ the throne, the crown, the papacy; to fail to fulfill responsibility for. [First attested in the mid 17th century.] _Note:_ The word _abdicate_ was held to mean, in the case of James II, to abandon without a formal surrender. * (Can we date this quote?) Edward Gibbon: The cross-bearers ABDICATED their service. * (Can we date this quote?) Edmund Burke: He ABDICATES all right to be his own governor. * (Can we date this quote?) James Anthony Froude: The understanding ABDICATES its functions. * (intransitive) To relinquish or renounce a throne, or other high office or dignity; to renounce sovereignty. [First attested in the early 18th century.] * (Can we date this quote?) Edmund Burke: Though a king may ABDICATE for his own person, he cannot ABDICATE for the monarchy. SYNONYMS * (surrender, renounce, or relinquish): give up, relinquish, renounce, quit, vacate, surrender, relent * (reject; cast off): forsake, abandon, desert, renounce, relent * (disclaim and expel from family; disown; disinherit): forsake, give up * (relinquish or renounce a high office or sovereignty): relinquish, renounce, resign, quit, give up, vacate, relent DERIVED TERMS * abdicable * abdicant * abdicator RELATED TERMS * abdication TRANSLATIONS

abdicate (third-person singular simple present abdicates, present participle abdicating, simple past and past participle abdicated)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To disclaim and expel from the family, as a father his child; to disown; to disinherit. [Attested from the mid 16th century until the early 19th century.]
  2. (transitive, reflexive, obsolete) To formally separate oneself from or to divest oneself of. [First attested from the mid 16th century until the late 17th century.]
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To depose. [Attested from the early 17th century until the late 18th century.]
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To reject; to cast off; to discard. [Attested from the mid 16th century until the late 17th century.]
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hall to this entry?)
  5. (transitive) To surrender, renounce or relinquish, as sovereign power; to withdraw definitely from filling or exercising, as a high office, station, dignity; as, to abdicate the throne, the crown, the papacy; to fail to fulfill responsibility for. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
    Note: The word abdicate was held to mean, in the case of James II, to abandon without a formal surrender.
  6. (intransitive) To relinquish or renounce a throne, or other high office or dignity; to renounce sovereignty. [First attested in the early 18th century.]

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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* abdicate in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Was die in der KategorieITALIAN - VERB
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Italian - Verb

ABDICATE * second-person plural present indicative of _abdicare_ * second-person plural imperative of _abdicare_

abdicate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of abdicare
  2. second-person plural imperative of abdicare

Was die in der KategorieLATIN - VERB
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Latin - Verb

ABDICĀTE * first-person plural present active imperative of _abdicō_

abdicāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of abdicō


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