Resign vs Resigner - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between resign and resigner
is that resign
is to give up or hand over (something to someone); to relinquish ownership of or resign
can be (proscribed) while resigner
is to relinquish, renounce.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) reisgner, (etyl) resigner, and its source, (etyl) .
To give up or hand over (something to someone); to relinquish ownership of.
* , I.39:
(transitive, or, intransitive) To quit (a job or position).
- And if the perfection of well-speaking might bring any glorie sutable unto a great personage, Scipio'' and ''Lelius would never have resigned the honour of their Comedies.
- I am resigning in protest of the unfair treatment of our employees.
(transitive, or, intransitive) To submit passively; to give up as hopeless or inevitable.
- He resigned the crown to follow his heart.
- After fighting for so long, she finally resigned to her death.
* 1996 , Robin Buss, The Count of Monte Cristo'', translation of, edition, ISBN 0140449264, page 394 [http://books.google.com/books?id=QAa5l_8DNbcC&pg=PA394&dq=fate]:
- He had no choice but to resign the game and let his opponent become the champion.
- Here is a man who was resigned' to his fate, who was walking to the scaffold and about to die like a coward, that's true, but at least he was about to die without resisting and without recrimination. Do you know what gave him that much strength? Do you know what consoled him? Do you know what ' resigned him to his fate?
* resign oneself
(re-) + (sign)
The spelling without the hyphen results in a heteronym and is usually avoided.
Someone who resigns.