capable of being discarded or renounced or relinquished

abdicable responsibilites

Similar to: ↑unwanted
Derivationally related forms: ↑abdicate

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  • Abdicable — Ab di*ca*ble, a. Capable of being abdicated. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abdicable — adjective see abdicate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abdicable — See abdicate. * * * …   Universalium

  • abdicable — adjective Capable of being abdicated …   Wiktionary

  • abdicable — æbdɪkÉ™bl adj. capable of being formally renounced or given up …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abdicable — ab·di·ca·ble …   English syllables

  • abdicate — abdicable /ab di keuh beuhl/, adj. abdicative /ab di kay tiv, keuh /, adj. abdicator, n. /ab di kayt /, v., abdicated, abdicating. v.i. 1. to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, esp. in a formal… …   Universalium

  • abdicate — verb ( cated; cating) Etymology: Latin abdicatus, past participle of abdicare, from ab + dicare to proclaim more at diction Date: 1541 transitive verb 1. to cast off ; discard …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abdicator — See abdicable. * * * …   Universalium

  • abdicate — /ˈæbdəkeɪt / (say abduhkayt) verb (abdicated, abdicating) –verb (i) 1. to renounce a throne or some claim; relinquish a right, power, or trust. –verb (t) 2. to give up or renounce (office, duties, authority, etc.), especially in a public or… …  

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