26/12/16 Resign – Definition and synonyms
1. (when intransitive, often followed by from) to give up tenure of (a job, office, etc).
2. (transitive) to reconcile (oneself) to; yield ⇒to resign oneself to death.
3. (transitive) to give up (a right, claim, etc); relinquish ⇒He resigned his claim to the throne.
If you resign from a job or position, you formally announce that you are leaving it.