Word of the Day: abdicate

Pronunciation: [AB-di-keyt]

Definition: to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, especially in a formal manner:

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence: Those that choose to abdicate their oaths of office can do great harm.

Synonyms: resign, quit, abandon, repudiate, cede, renounce,

Antonyms: claim, maintain, remain, usurp

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