resignation has definitions from the field of writing
[ noun ] the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)

Used in print

(Raymond J. Corsini et al., Roleplaying in Business...)

Interviewing , checking references , training the salesmen , having them go with more experienced salesmen was expensive - and the rate_of_attrition due_to resignations or unsatisfactory performance was too high .

[ noun ] acceptance of despair



Used in print

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

Mrs._Pastern undertook the work of going from house to house with the thoughtless resignation of an honest and traditional laborer .

Related terms

despair defeatism resign

[ noun ] (writing) a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign


"he submitted his resignation as of next month"

Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Caldwell 's resignation had been expected for some time .