Synonyms of 'abdicate'

abandon, abjure, cashier, cast, cease, cede, demit, drop, forgo, forswear, give over, hand over, jettison, lay down, leave, leave off, quit, reject, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, scrap, shed, slough, stand down, superannuate, surrender, throw out, vacate, waive, wrest, yield