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Multiple Meanings
resignation — as in:  submitted her resignation

I know you’re unhappy there, but don’t submit your resignation until you find a better job.
to quit — especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
resignation — as in:  accepted it with resignation

It wasn’t her first choice, but she accepted it with resignation.
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils

To resign can also more specifically mean to surrender or give up as in "I was clearly going to lose the chess game, so I resigned;" or "She resigned all pretense."
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