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Definition of "resignation" []

  • The act or an instance of resigning. (noun)
  • An oral or written statement that one is resigning a position or an office. (noun)
  • Unresisting acceptance of something as inescapable; submission. See Synonyms at patience. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "resignation" in a sentence
  • "The firm's news release was uncommonly blunt: "Mr. DuGan said that his resignation is a based on a disagreement with respect to the degree of authority and control of the chairman and a disagreement with the chairman on strategic direction.""
  • "The implication that her resignation is a '+' - not really true."
  • "As Howard Dean shared on Sunday "his resignation is a loss to the Country""