Definition: to forsake or give up
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): surrender, renounce
Antonym(s): retain, keep
1. The suspect surprised detectives when he chose to waive his rights and talk without an attorney present.
2. By agreeing to allow a mediator to settle the dispute, you waive your right to sue the company in court.
3. Because of the service outage, the utility company will waive the late penalty and cancel the extra charge.