- to sign (a document, etc) again
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
- to sign again.
- to renew or extend a contract.
re•sign (ri zīn′),
- to give up an office or position, often formally (often fol. by from):to resign from the presidency.
- to submit; yield:to resign before the inevitable.
- 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.
- Latin resignāre to open, release, cancel, equivalent. to re- re- + signāre to mark, seal, sign
- Middle French resigner
- Middle English resignen 1325–75
quit, leave. 4 . give up, surrender, cede, forgo.