- to sign (a document, etc) again
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- to sign again.
- to renew or extend a contract.
re•sign (ri zīn′),USA pronunciation v.i.
- 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
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged withdraw.
- 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged abdicate, renounce;
- 4.See corresponding entry in Unabridged give up, surrender, cede, forgo.