1. The act of resigning or giving up, as a claim, possession, office, or the like; surrender; as, the resignation of a crown or commission.
2. The state of being resigned or submissive; quiet or patient submission; unresisting acquiescence; as, resignation to the will and providence of God.
Syn: -- Patience; surrender; relinquishment; forsaking; abandonment; abdication; renunciation; submission; acquiescence; endurance. See Patience.
n 1: acceptance of despair [syn: surrender]
2: the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)
3: a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign;
"he submitted his resignation as of next month"