[ verb ] (work) leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily
"She vacated the position when she got pregnant" "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
Sam_Caldwell , State_Highway_Department public_relations director , resigned Tuesday to work for Lt._Gov._Garland_Byrd 's campaign .
The former county school_superintendent , George_P._Callan , shot himself to death March 18 , four days after he resigned his post in a dispute with the county school_board .(The New York Times,...)
Four years later he resigned to take a similar job with the Green_Bay_Packers .