Meaning of ABDICATE in English

ABDICATE

v.tr.

1. (usu. absol.) give up or renounce (the throne).

2 renounce (a responsibility, duty, etc.).

Derivatives:

abdication n. abdicator n.

Etymology: L abdicare abdicat- (as AB-, dicare declare)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.