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 Meanings and Examples of ABDICATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
abdicate
 v.  give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
Classic Sentence:
1  To abdicate with the object of reigning seems to be the device of monasticism.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—PRECAUTIONS TO BE OBSERVED IN BLAME
2  But the bourgeois of the epoch of la Minerve estimated so highly that poor de, that they thought themselves bound to abdicate it.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
3  "Royalties may not abdicate," fell as a warning from pretty lips.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
4  If we are to credit the monk Austin Castillejo, this was the means employed by Charles the Fifth, desirous of seeing the Plombes for the last time after his abdication.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—IN WHICH JEAN VALJEAN HAS QUITE THE AIR OF HAV...
5  Their eclipse is never an abdication.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—LOUIS PHILIPPE
6  But in that association there is no abdication.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE HORIZON WHICH ONE BEHOLDS FROM THE SUMMIT O...
7  Marius was the master of the house, there was abdication in his joy, he was the grandson of his grandson.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY F...
8  Policar Morrel, who served under the other government, and who does not altogether conceal what he thinks on the subject, you are strongly suspected of regretting the abdication of Napoleon.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
9  A people which accepts a charter abdicates.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
Example Sentence:
1  When Edward VIII did abdicate the British throne to marry the woman he loved, he surprised the entire world.
2  Support for the monarchy has declined during the investigation amid a broader institutional crisis in the country, while the King's deteriorating health has fuelled calls for his abdication.
3  But the shy man who went informally by the name of Bertie found himself on the throne after the abdication crisis sparked by his elder brother, Edward VIII, in 1936.