What is another word for waive?

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[ wˈe͡ɪv], [ wˈe‍ɪv], [ w_ˈeɪ_v]

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How to use "Waive" in context?

When you waive, you relinquish or give up something you are entitled to. In a legal context, to waive a right means to give up a claim to the right. In a more general sense, to waive means to dispense with or neglect. The word often connotes a decision to forego a desired outcome. Waiving can be a conscious act, such as deciding to forgo a goal or hope, or it can be unconscious, such as a reflex act in the face of an anticipated pain. Whatever the source, waiving typically manifests as an act of surrender.

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