Synonyms of abdication in English:

abdication


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noun

1‘the monarchy is facing its biggest crisis since Edward VIII's abdication in 1936’

SYNONYMS
resignation, retirement
relinquishment, renunciation, giving up, surrender, abjuration, vacation, ceding, cession
archaic demission
ANTONYMS

coronation

2‘an abdication of responsibility’

SYNONYMS
disowning, renunciation, rejection, refusal, avoidance, abnegation, relinquishment, abjuration, repudiation, waiving, yielding, forgoing, abandonment, surrender, disgorgement, casting aside
ANTONYMS

acceptance