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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 (one's) hold on (something) (to someone or something)

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

relinquish (one's) hold 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 her hold over the company to someone who wasn't in the family. They were forced to relinquish their hold over the land to the government. They will now relinquish their hold over the senate following the results of the election.

relinquish (one's) grasp on (something) (to someone or something)

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

relinquish (one's) grasp 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 her grasp over the company to someone who wasn't in the family. They were forced to relinquish their grasp over the land to the government. They will now relinquish their grasp over the senate following the results of the election.

relinquish to (someone or something)

To surrender, forfeit, or yield one's control or possession of something to someone or some group or organization. A noun or pronoun can be used between "relinquish" and "to." The land that I relinquished to my younger brother is now worth nearly $2 million for the oil deposits beneath it. They're making me relinquish the house to the bank because my ex-husband didn't keep up the mortgage payments. She refused to relinquish control over the company to someone who wasn't in the family.
See also: relinquish

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.
See also: over, relinquish

relinquish something to someone or something

to surrender something to someone or something. Todd refused to relinquish his authority to anyone. I finally relinquished the car to the bank.
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18) While the evidence is mixed on whether or not public assistance explains any of the recent increase in nonmarital birth rates or the incidence of single parenthood, according to Moffitt [1992], my results suggest that variation in the availability of public assistance did not significantly affect the supply of infants relinquished.
Suhail Ahmed, a Section Officer (BS-17), Revenue Division has been repatriated to his parent department Services and General Administration Department, Balochistan, while Nayyab Imran, a BS-17 officer of Office of Management Group has relinquished the charge of post of Section Officer in Commerce Ministry.
When a taxpayer uses a QI, he or she generally transfers the relinquished property to the QI, which sells the property to a buyer.
In that event, the standard delayed exchange that commences with the sale of the relinquished property may be used to acquire other replacement properties over the second 180 day exchange period commencing with the sale of the relinquished property.
Editor's response: Consulting with the chancellor, Ronald Stevenson, he writes: "In the relinquishment document prescribed by Canon XIX, the cleric says he or she has voluntarily relinquished the exercise of the ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada to which he or she has been admitted.
Thus, the replacement business property's basis is increased by excluded gain attributable to the relinquished business property.
IRC section 1031 requires the exchanger to identify the like-kind property explicitly in writing to the intermediary within 45 days from the date of the sale of the relinquished property.
Athar Zeb Abbasi has relinquished the charge of the post of deputy secretary (BS-18), Press Information Department, Islamabad and assumed the charge of deputy director (BS-18), Internal Publicity Wing, Information and Broadcasting Division.
1031(f)(4) to disallow a deferred exchange when a taxpayer transferred relinquished property to a QI in exchange for replacement property owned by a related party, and as part of the transaction, the related party received cash for the replacement property.
The government allows the exchangor to roll over the basis in the relinquished property into the basis of the replacement property rather than recognize gain at the time of the sale and purchase.
The carryover or "exchanged" basis of the replacement MACRS property is depreciated over the remaining recovery period of, and using the depreciation method and convention of, the relinquished MACRS property.
1031(a)(3) requires a taxpayer to identify qualifying exchange replacement property within 45 days after closing the sale of a relinquished property.
ISLAMABAD -- Mohammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday relinquished the office of Prime Minister following the order of the Supreme Court that stood him disqualified in Panama case.
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