resign vs re-sign :

resign vs re-sign

resign or re sign

‘Resign’ is a verb that means to quit a job or position.

“The mayor resigned because of a scandal involving his finances.”

‘Re-sign’ means to sign again, to rehire someone by having them sign a contract. It is mostly used when talking about athletes.

“Kicker Adam Vinitieri agreed to re-sign with the Indianapolis Colts for an unheard-of 23rd season.”

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  • v  leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
    The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds
  • v  give up or retire from a position
    The chairman resigned over the financial scandal
  • v  part with a possession or right
    resign a claim to the throne
  • v  accept as inevitable
    He resigned himself to his fate
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    GOP mayoral candidate Joe Lhota today will call for embattled Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to resign for mishandling sex harass claims leveled against Vito Lopez, The Post has learned. Lhota’s bombshell announcement could become a big headache for Democratic mayoral rivals who have stood by Silver. That’s because...
    June 21, 2013 - New York Post
  • Principal to resign from D.C. charter school accused of cheating
    The principal’s resignation is one of 10 steps Meridian Public Charter School officials will take.
    June 21, 2013 - Washington Post
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    June 20, 2013 - WCNC Charlotte