What is abdicate and what does abdicate mean? Read about the definition and meaning of abdicate


  1. To renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility in a formal manner
  2. To give up or renounce
  3. To abandon
  4. To quit
  5. To resign

Etymology & Origin of abdicate

First coined circa 1535 from the Latin word abdic─ütus

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