relinquish to (someone or something)

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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.
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However, in December 2002 the service issued revenue procedure 2002-83 to establish its position: The guidance is clear--a taxpayer (including individuals, corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships) may sell the property it relinquishes to a related party (subject to a two-year holding period) but may not buy replacement property from a related party.
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