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demit

verb abdicate, give up, go into retirement, hand in one's resignation, lay down one's office, leave, make way for, quit, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, reeire from office, stand aside, stand down, tender one's ressgnation, vacate office, vacate one's seat, withdraw
See also: abandon, defect, discontinue, forfeit, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire
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The important positions, which are lying vacant and where the incumbents are to demit office soon, are from the security establishment, transparency and anti- corruption bodies.
An endowment established by Hopper and Demits funds the Heritage Rose Garden, which also receives support from the Mendocino County Heritage Roses Group.
Once the Prime Minister demits office, he should definitely fall under the ambit of the Lokpal.
So far as the Prime Minister is concerned, it would be most desirable that a provision be made in the Lok Pal Bill to take action against him for any misdemeanor only after he demits the office.
He said that it would be in the best interests of the nation if the prime minister is kept out of the ambit of the Lok Pal with a rider that he could be put on trial for any wrong doings after he demits his office.
When The New York Times food critic demits office after five years, the city's dining world, naturally, is abuzz with speculation on his successor, for the position brings with it the terror of destroying reputations.
The government had earlier this month said prima facie it was opposed to the inclusion of the Prime Minister under the ambit of Lokpal, but was open to the idea of covering him once he demits office.
The government on Saturday said prima facie it was opposed to the inclusion of the Prime Minister under the ambit of Lokpal, but was open to the idea of covering him once he demits office.