relinquish to (someone or something)(redirected from relinquished to)
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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.