Synonyms of abdication in English:

abdication

noun

  • 1 Edward VIII's abdication
    resignation, retirement; relinquishment, renunciation, surrender
    formal abjuration
    archaic demission
    [Antonyms] coronation
  • 2 an abdication of responsibility
    disowning, renunciation, rejection, refusal, relinquishment, repudiation, abandonment
    [Antonyms] acceptance
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