How Do You Spell ABDICATE?

Correct spelling for the English word "abdicate" is [ˈabdɪkˌe͡ɪt], [ˈabdɪkˌe‍ɪt], [ˈa_b_d_ɪ_k_ˌeɪ_t]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of ABDICATE

  1. ab'di-k[=a]t, v.t. and v.i. formally to renounce or give up office or dignity.--adj. AB'DICANT.--n. ABDIC[=A]'TION. [L. ab, from or off, dic[=a]re, -[=a]tum, to proclaim.]

Common Misspellings for ABDICATE

Below is the list of 264 misspellings for the word "abdicate".

Usage Examples for ABDICATE

  1. Let us openly and honestly advise Napoleon to abdicate; he must make up his mind to do so, or-" " Or we shall compel him," said Macdonald. - "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER" by L. Muhlbach
  2. The Bishop of Arras and Don Juan de Manrique had both assured him, he said, that Charles would not, on any account, definitely abdicate. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
  3. The Romans, as usual, required the vanquished pope to abdicate, and accepted Barbarossa as their ruler, who gave them an antipope. - "Rome" by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson
  4. Like the child who refuses to play when he sees the game going against him, George threatened to abdicate the throne and go over to Hanover, leaving his son to get along with the Whig statesmen. - "The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske