Definitions for "Abdicate"
To surrender or relinquish, as sovereign power; to withdraw definitely from filling or exercising, as a high office, station, dignity; as, to abdicate the throne, the crown, the papacy.
To renounce; to relinquish; -- said of authority, a trust, duty, right, etc.
To relinquish or renounce a throne, or other high office or dignity.
To disclaim and expel from the family, as a father his child; to disown; to disinherit.
Keywords:  royal, power
To give up (royal power or the like).
Keywords:  hope, stomach, flat
To give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.
Keywords:  reject, cast, off
To reject; to cast off.