Translation of relinquish in Spanish:

relinquish

Pronunciation: /rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ/

vt

  • 1.1 [possession/claim/throne/right] renunciar a to relinquish sth to sb cederle algo a algn 1.2 (release) [literary/literario] she relinquished her grip on my arm me soltó el brazo he is relinquishing his grip on reality está perdiendo contacto con la realidad
    More example sentences
    • There is no evidence of her ever wishing to voluntarily relinquish the post.
    • However, he signed a contract relinquishing his claim to his benefits in April 1994, just one month earlier.
    • Their lawyer told the court that, since they had relinquished any claim to the child, there was no purpose in continuing the application.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.