WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
re-sign  (rē sīn), 
v.t., v.i. 
  1. to sign again.
  2. to renew or extend a contract.
[1795–1805]
re•sign  (ri zīn), 
v.i. 
  1. to give up an office or position, often formally (often fol. by from):to resign from the presidency.
  2. to submit; yield:to resign before the inevitable.

v.t. 
  • to give up (an office, position, etc.), often formally.
  • to relinquish (a right, claim, agreement, etc.).
  • to give or sign over, as to the control or care of another:She resigned her child to an adoption agency.
  • to submit (oneself, one's mind, etc.) without resistance.
  • Etymology:
    • Latin resignāre to open, release, cancel, equivalent. to re- re- + signāre to mark, seal, sign
    • Middle French resigner
    • Middle English resignen 1325–75
    1 . withdraw.3 . abdicate, renounce;
    quit, leave.4 . give up, surrender, cede, forgo.


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    re-sign /riːˈsaɪn/ vb
    1. to sign (a document, etc) again



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