Definitions for "RESIGN"
Fire yourself.
When a player sees his position is hopeless, and ends the game before checkmate.
When a player realizes that he is going to lose and graciously gives up the game without waiting for a Checkmate. When resigning, a player can simply say, "I resign", or he can tip over his King in a gesture of helplessness.
leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary fo the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
to give up a job
To renounce an honor for an advantage. To renounce an advantage for a greater advantage. 'Twas rumored Leonard Wood had signed A true renunciation Of title, rank and every kind Of military station -- Each honorable station. By his example fired -- inclined To noble emulation, The country humbly was resigned To Leonard's resignation -- His Christian resignation. Politian Greame
accept as inevitable; "He resigned himself to his fate"
To sign back; to return by a formal act; to yield to another; to surrender; -- said especially of office or emolument. Hence, to give up; to yield; to submit; -- said of the wishes or will, or of something valued; -- also often used reflexively.
formerly something someone did. After the Stephen Byers/Martin Sixsmith row, it became something somebody did to you instead of sacking you; ie Sixsmith said: "I was therefore amazed to hear they had unilaterally 'resigned me'." (24 Feb 2002)
To relinquish; to abandon.
part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
Keywords:  consign, commit, care
To commit to the care of; to consign.