Waive - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |weɪv|  American pronunciation of the word waive
Brit.  |weɪv|  British pronunciation of the word waive


- do without or cease to hold or adhere to (syn: forego, forgo, relinquish)
- lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime (syn: forego, forfeit, forgo, give up)

Extra examples

She waived her right to a lawyer.

The university waives the application fee for low-income students.

As a gesture of goodwill, we have decided to waive the charges on this occasion.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: waive
he/she/it: waives
present participle: waiving
past tense: waived
past participle: waived
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