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waivePart of speech: Verb Part of speech: Noun Part of speech: Past tense
Waived.Part of speech: Past participle
Waiving.Usage examples "waive":
- The District Attorney opened his lips as if to pursue this topic, but, meeting his opponent's eye, concluded to waive further preliminaries and proceed at once to the more serious part of the examination. - "Hand and Ring", Anna Katharine Green.
- In the few words she had spoken, she had shown that she was a friend of the mistress of the house; that she had heard interesting things of the cook, and therefore wished to see her; that she knew this cook was a woman of sense, who understood what was befitting to her position, and would therefore stand when talking to a lady, and, moreover, in consequence of the fact that this cook was superior to her class, she would waive the privileges of her class, and request the cook to sit, while talking to her. - "The Girl at Cobhurst", Frank Richard Stockton.
- In my opinion, you would perhaps do better to waive the appeal and buy in at the sale the indispensable implements for carrying on the business; you and your father- in- law together might do this, you to the extent of your claim through your marriage contract, and he for his arrears of rent. - "Eve and David", Honore de Balzac.