Verbal Ability - Antonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Antonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.5)

In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words.

5. 

RELINQUISH

[A]. Abdicate
[B]. Renounce
[C]. Possess
[D]. Deny

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Shaillendra said: (Sep 11, 2010)  
Relinquish means give up.

Akhil said: (Dec 26, 2010)  
Posses means somthing which is to be hold.

Mira said: (Feb 15, 2011)  
Abdicate means ?

Sundar said: (Feb 15, 2011)  
Abdicate: (of a monarch) Renounce one's throne.

Lajwanti said: (Mar 24, 2011)  
Posses means having.

Rajsh Patidar said: (Apr 17, 2011)  
Means it is left out.

Pradeep said: (Jun 4, 2011)  
Renounce means?

Ashokreddy said: (Jun 29, 2011)  
Give up, abandon, leftout.

Madhu said: (Oct 31, 2011)  
Deny means?

Siri said: (Nov 8, 2011)  
To refuse, to admit or accept.

Karan said: (Mar 24, 2013)  
RELINQUISH means To give up, abandon, release.

So Antonyms is possess.

Kiesha Grace said: (Oct 8, 2013)  
RELINQUISH means to release.

So the antonym is possess.

Ashru said: (Mar 5, 2014)  
RELINQUISH means to give up.
Abdicate also means to give up.
Possess means to have.
Deny means refuse to accept.

So the antonym of RELINQUISH is possess.

Deeapli said: (Oct 16, 2014)  
Abdicate:

Sometimes someone in power might decide to give up that power and step down from his or her position. When they do that, they abdicate their authority, giving up all duties and perks of the job.

Gaurav said: (Jul 13, 2016)  
Relinquish means give away, therefore, its opposite is to keep. i.e Possess.

Aslam said: (Aug 17, 2016)  
Relinquish means release from ones grip.

Possesss means to hold.

Hanuma said: (Sep 19, 2016)  
Well said @Ashru.

Goshia Anjum said: (Aug 1, 2017)  
Possess mean to hold whereas relinquish mean to give up.

Aprasad said: (May 7, 2018)  
Thank you all.

Nanibabu said: (Jul 14, 2018)  
Deny means?

Utkarsh said: (Jul 30, 2018)  
Deny also means to refuse anything.

Utkarsh said: (Jul 30, 2018)  
Deny also means to refuse anything.

Anay said: (Oct 1, 2018)  
Relinquish means to give up.

Ploby said: (Oct 21, 2018)  
Relinquish means to enjoy.

R Satishkumar said: (Mar 7, 2019)  
Relinquish implies "to stop having or doing something" and it's synonym is "Renounce".

Renuka said: (Jun 22, 2019)  
What is the difference between relinquish and possess?

Faheemullah Memon said: (Nov 4, 2019)  
Relinquish means possession then why antonym of relinquish is possess?

Roney said: (Jan 27, 2020)  
RELINQUISH means to give up.
Abdicate also means to give up.
Possess means to have.
Deny means refuse to accept.

So the antonym of RELINQUISH is possess.

Nangme said: (Mar 12, 2020)  
What then difference between abdicating and posses?

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