how to pronounce waive

wɛɪv

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meanings of waive

verb:

  1. To abandon, give up (someone or something).
  2. (transitive, law) To relinquish (a right etc.); to give up claim to; to forego.
  3. To outlaw (someone).
  4. To move from side to side; to sway.
  5. To stray, wander.
  6. To put aside, avoid.
  7. To relinquish claim on a payment or fee which would otherwise be due.

noun:

  1. A waif; a castaway.
  2. A woman put out of the protection of the law; an outlawed woman.

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