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Waive

n.1.A waif; a castaway.
2.(O. Eng. Law) A woman put out of the protection of the law. See Waive, v. t., 3 (b), and the Note.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Waived ; p. pr. & vb. n. Waiving.]
1.To relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or claim; to refuse; to forego.
He waiveth milk, and flesh, and all.
- Chaucer.
2.To throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert.
3.(Law) To throw away; to relinquish voluntarily, as a right which one may enforce if he chooses.
v. i.1.To turn aside; to recede.
To waive from the word of Solomon.
- Chaucer.
Verb1.waive - do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
2.waive - lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime

WAIVE. A term applied to a woman as outlaw is applied to a man. A man is an outlaw, a woman is a waive. T. L., Crabb's Tech. Dict. h.t.

TO WAIVE. To abandon or forsake a right.
     2. To waive signifies also to abandon without right; as "if the felon waives, that is, leaves any goods in his flight from those who either pursue him, or are apprehended by him so to do, he forfeits them, whether they be his own goods, or goods stolen by him." Bac. Ab. Forfeiture, B.

abdicate, abjure, abolish, abrogate, abstain, acknowledge defeat, adjourn, admit, admit exceptions, allow, allow for, annul, brush aside, cancel, cease, cede, chuck, chuck out, come off, concede, consider, consider the circumstances, consider the source, contemn, continue, contradict, countermand, counterorder, cry quits, cut out, decline, defer, delay, deny, desist, desist from, despise, disannul, disapprove, discard, disclaim, discontinue, discount, disdain, disgorge, dismiss, disown, dispense with, dispose of, disregard, disuse, do away with, do without, drag out, drop, dump, except, exclude, extend, forbear, forswear, get along without, get rid of, give away, give over, give up, grant, hand over, hang fire, hang up, have done with, hold back, hold off, hold over, hold up, ignore, invalidate, keep back, keep in hand, kiss good-bye, lay aside, lay by, lay down, lay over, leave, leave off, let alone, let go, lift temporarily, make a sacrifice, make allowance for, make void, nol-pros, not pursue with, not touch, not use, nullify, override, overrule, part with, pass by, pass up, pigeonhole, postpone, prolong, prorogate, prorogue, protract, provide for, push aside, put aside, put behind one, put off, put on ice, quit, quitclaim, rebuff, recall, recant, recess, refrain, refuse, refuse to consider, reject, relax, relax the condition, render up, renege, repeal, repel, repudiate, repulse, rescind, reserve, resign, retract, reverse, revoke, sacrifice, save, scout, set aside, set by, shelve, shift off, shove away, sleep on, spare, spurn, stand over, stave off, stay, stop, stretch out, suspend, swear off, table, take a recess, take account of, take into account, take into consideration, throw away, throw out, throw up, turn away, turn out, turn up, vacate, void, withdraw, write off
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