relinquish control over (something) (to someone or something)

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relinquish control over (something) (to someone or something)

To forfeit, turn over, or yield control of something (to another person, group, organization, etc.). She refused to relinquish control over the company to someone who wasn't in the family. They were forced to relinquish control over the land to the government. They will now relinquish control over the senate following the results of the election.

relinquish something over someone

to release the hold on or control of someone. She refused to relinquish control over the operations of the front office. Mary was ordered to relinquish her hold over the children for a month each year.
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Elsewhere, despite his back injury, Doug is determined not to relinquish control of the football team to Bob and Bear.
The order had previously promised to relinquish control of the hospital.
They would then convince the victims to relinquish control of their bank accounts to the callers.
We believe that in relation to a single company such actions are akin to asset grabbing," Peskov told journalists, commenting on reports that the US may lift sanctions imposed on Rusal should Oleg Deripaska divest and relinquish control of the Russian aluminum giant.
The newswire has reported that discussions with government officials include France giving up influence at Renault while the manufacturer would relinquish control over its Japanese counterpart.
MORE TECH, MORE TIME WHILE technology can be a source of stress - all those message bleeps, notification flashes and unanswered emails - a new study shows that consumers are keen to relinquish control to robots if it means freeing up time.
MORE TECH, MORE TIME WHILE technology can be a source of stress, a new study shows that consumers are keen to relinquish control to robots if it means freeing up their time.
The police office supervising Abra will be directed to relinquish control to a task force that will be formed to secure the May 9 elections once Comelec assumes full control over the province, according to Beronilla.
Israel and Syria aren't going to be making peace any time soon, which means Israel isn't likely to relinquish control over the strategic Golan Heights until long after the conflict in the country has ended.
Tala councillor Cathi Delany explained that Ayios Nephytos Monastery and Leptos who supply water to some residents had been instructed by the water board to relinquish control to Tala Council from January 1, 2016.
The ministry called in the statement for the Houthi group to evacuate the building and relinquish control over it.
It is expected that the current owners, Portuguese bank Banif and the family behind the bank, will relinquish control over the insurer.
According to a report by NBC News, Sterling is planning to file his case asking the National Basketball Association to pay him roughly $1 billion in damages for being forced to relinquish control of the Clippers.
The AG's Real Estate Finance Bureau is investigating allegations of fraud in the offering of condo units at the Downtown Condominium at 15 Broad Street related to the disposition of escrow funds, the developers' obligation to complete construction and their refusal to relinquish control of the property to its rightful owners, those who bought and reside in the units.
According to British Glamour's March issue, the 44-year-old American Idol judge who is currently dating Casper Smart said that she dreams of having a balance where she could relinquish control from time to time and still be taken care of, People Magazine reported.