To better see all uses of the word
resignation
in
Main Street
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
resignation
Used In
Main Street
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
  • Won’t you stand by Fern, and threaten to resign from the board if they try to discharge her?

  • There are no more uses of "resignation" identified with this meaning, but check unspecified meaning below.

    Show samples from other sources
  • I know you’re unhappy there, but don’t submit your resignation until you find a better job.
  • She said that if I don’t resign, I will be fired.

  • Go to more samples

unspecified meaning
  • The most considerable event of the two years after the birth of Hugh occurred when Vida Sherwin resigned from the high school and was married.
  • She had resigned from the school, but she kept up one class in English.

  • Show more
  • They gaily came in half an hour late, or they vociferously came in ten minutes early, and they were so hurt that they whispered about resigning when Carol protested.
  • It was Tuesday afternoon before she learned that the board had met at ten in the morning and voted to "accept Miss Fern Mullins’s resignation."
  • If it wasn’t too late to get a job in the Cities, I swear I’d resign here.
  • Would you like to drop over to the hotel and ask her to write the resignation, now we’ve accepted it?
  • We’re just letting her resign.

  • There are no more uses of "resignation" in the book.


To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading