resignations (plural noun)
  1. an act of resigning from a job or office.
    "he announced his resignation"
    departure · leaving · standing down · stepping down · retirement ·
    giving up · vacating · relinquishment · renunciation · surrender · abdication · quitting · demission
    • a document conveying someone's intention of resigning.
      "I've handed in my resignation"
      notice · notice to quit · letter of resignation
    • chess
      an act of ending a game by conceding defeat without being checkmated.
  2. the acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable.
    "a shrug of resignation"
    patience · forbearance · tolerance · stoicism · endurance · fortitude ·
    sufferance · lack of protest · lack of complaint · acceptance of the inevitable · fatalism · acceptance · acquiescence · compliance · passivity · passiveness · non-resistance · submission · docility · phlegm · longanimity
late Middle English: via Old French from medieval Latin resignatio(n-), from resignare ‘unseal, cancel’ ( see resign).
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How to use resignation in a sentence?
he used his resignation as a tocsin to warn of the danger of dictatorship.
his attempt at a dignified resignation turned into a three-ring circus.
his resignation fuelled speculation of an imminent cabinet reshuffle.
he might hand in his resignation, pack his bags, and go to Tahiti.
resignation threats had long been a weapon in his armoury.
those who were less charitable called for his resignation.
he caused an economic panic by his sudden resignation.
he submitted his resignation as an act of atonement.
his resignation is a measure of how angry he is.
their ultimate aim was to force his resignation.
her mistimed resignation from the government.
his resignation was attributed to stress.
he tendered his resignation as leader.
the resignation of the sitting member.
his resignation was a tactical gambit.
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How to say resignation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)bedanking
Arabic (NOUN)استقالة, الاستقالة
Bangla পদত্যাগ
Bosnian (Latin) ostavka
Bulgarian (NOUN)оставка, оттегляне, отказът, подаде оставка
Cantonese (Traditional) 辭職
Catalan (NOUN)dimissió, resignació, renúncia
Chinese Simplified 辞职
Chinese Traditional 辭職
Croatian (NOUN)ostavku, podnese ostavku
Czech (NOUN)rezignaci, odstoupení, výpověď
Danish (NOUN)fratræden, tilbagetræden, afskedsbegæring, udmeldelse, afgang, opsigelse
Dutch (NOUN)ontslag, aftreden, berusting, gelatenheid, uittreding, opstappen, opzegging
Estonian (NOUN)tagasiastumise
Fijian moimoi
Filipino pagbibitiw
Finnish (NOUN)eroaminen, erottua, erotessaan, eronnut, eroaa, eroa, eroon, eron
French (NOUN)démission, résignation, dã, renoncement
German (NOUN)Rücktritt, Demission, Kündigung, Austritt, Ausscheiden
Greek (NOUN)παραίτηση, αποχώρηση
Haitian Creole demisyon
Hebrew (NOUN)ההתפטרות, התפטרותו
Hindi (NOUN)इस्तीफा, त्यागपत्र
Hungarian (NOUN)lemondását
Icelandic (NOUN)störfum
Indonesian (NOUN)pengunduran diri
Italian (NOUN)dimissioni, rassegnazione
Japanese (NOUN)辞任, 辞職, 辞表, 退任, 退団, 退陣, 離職, 諦め, あきらめ, 退職, 退会, 辞退
Kiswahili (NOUN)kujiuzulu
Korean (NOUN)사직, 사임, 사퇴, 퇴직
Latvian (NOUN)atkāpšanās, atlūgumu
Lithuanian (NOUN)atsistatydinimo
Malagasy nanjary nangina
Malay (Latin) peletakan jawatan
Maltese (NOUN)riżenja
Norwegian Bokmål oppsigelse
Persian (NOUN)استعفای
Polish (NOUN)rezygnacji, dymisja
Portuguese (NOUN)demissão, resignação, renúncia, despedimento
Querétaro Otomi renuncia
Romanian (NOUN)demisia, resemnare, retragerea
Russian (NOUN)отставку, безропотность, покорности, увольнении, ухода, смирения
Samoan faamavae
Serbian (Cyrillic) оставка
Serbian (Latin) ostavka
Slovak (NOUN)rezignáciu, odstúpenie, vystúpení, odchodu
Slovenian (NOUN)odstop
Spanish (NOUN)dimisión, renuncia, resignación
Swedish (NOUN)avsägelse, avgång, avskedsansökan, uppgivenhet, avgick, avgått, avgå, avgår, uppsägning
Tahitian tu
Tamil ராஜினாமா
Telugu రాజీనామా
Thai ลาออก
Tongan fakafisi
Turkish (NOUN)istifa, çekilmeyi, Istifa
Ukrainian (NOUN)відставка, у відставку
Urdu (NOUN)استعفیٰ
Vietnamese (NOUN)thôi
Welsh (NOUN)ymddiswyddiad
Yucatec Maya renuncia
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