resign from

resign from (something)

To officially remove oneself from a job or position of responsibility or authority. The chief resigned from the police force following allegations of departmental corruption. I'll be resigning from the board of directors next month.
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resign from something

to make a written statement that removes one from an office or position of employment. Andy resigned from the fraternity. I will not resign from my job. You will have to fire me.
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JAWAHARLAL Nehru University Students' Union ( JNUSU) president and joint secretary have received flak from all quarters after they said that they will resign from their posts if a sexual harassment complaint against them by a female student is taken up by the University's gender sensitisation committee.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Calls on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an, who is the governing Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) presidential candidate, to resign from his post during his election campaign have grown stronger, with the main opposition party applying to the Supreme Election Board (YSK) to urge the prime minister to leave his post.
Sanusi declined to resign from his post and said that the letter could have been leaked by other people privy to the matter.
ISLAMABAD, July 14, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Higher Education (HEC) Chairman Dr Javed Leghari said that he was not going to resign from his portfolio nor he has submitted any application for leave.
ISLAMABAD, July 14, 2010 (Frontier Star): Higher Education (HEC) Chairman Dr Javed Leghari said that he was not going to resign from his portfolio nor he has submitted any application for leave.
It was shocking and puzzling that John Hein chose to resign from the transition committee,'' said Schwarzenegger spokeswoman Karen Hanretty.
One can resign from the active ministry, but one cannot resign from the priesthood.
Based on this statement, the firm advised the client that it would have to resign from the engagement.
He's not the first Scot to resign from government within a year of taking office.
I did not want to resign from the PMSC board, nor did I want Larry Wilson to resign from ours.
We regret that Bob has decided to resign from the Board, but we respect his viewpoint, and we thank him for his contributions during his period of service.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Responding to speculations put forward by circles close to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) that independent KE-tahya deputy ydris Bal resigned from the party on an order from Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah GE-len, Bal has said he did not resign from the party on anyone's orders, stating that if they could prove this, he is also ready to resign from his post as deputy.
The chief of Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), Kenneth Lewis, has offered to resign from the company.
a nonprofit agency that assists small businesses, likely will prompt President John Rooney to soon resign from his $133,000-a-year post, sources told the Daily News on Tuesday.
Levin that because of her wholehearted support of the decision to downsize the Time Warner Board, her desire to help implement it, and the need to comply with her own company's policy that allows its officers to serve on only two corporate boards, she intends to resign from the board early in 1993.