verb (used with object), waived, waiv·ing.
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Origin of waive
OTHER WORDS FROM waiveun·waived, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH waivewaive , wave
How to use waive in a sentence
Resort fees are waived when you book a Work From Hyatt package, and you’ll still receive the benefits you normally would, while also earning points and elite status, if applicable.What you should consider before working remotely from a vacation destination|Rachel King|November 14, 2020|Fortune
The bank requested that Smith waive the secrecy of his account and recommended he apply to a voluntary IRS program to disclose foreign money.A dodgy deal helped make him a billionaire. It worked, until now.|Peter Whoriskey, Yeganeh Torbati, Keith L. Alexander|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Using computational linguistic techniques, we looked for words associated with the imposition of legal obligations—such as “must” and “shall”—as well as those associated with the alleviation of obligations—such as “exempt” or “waive.”
For overpayments doled out through standard unemployment insurance, states have the freedom to waive repayment obligations.He Made a Minor Mistake Filling Out an Unemployment Form. Then the State Demanded $14,990 From Him.|by Ava Kofman|October 29, 2020|ProPublica
Joshua Ballinger Lippincott Rosen, who was taken with the 10th overall pick, has already been traded and waived in his brief career and is now on the practice squad in Tampa Bay.Who’s The Best Quarterback From The Much-Hyped 2018 Draft Class?|Josh Hermsmeyer|October 27, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The Israeli press reported Tuesday that Pollard waived a parole hearing this week.
Shahzad waived his rights and over two weeks spilled his guts to investigators.
When Ortega, now 24, was finally located and taken into police custody on March 26 of this year, he waived his Miranda rights.Central American Gang MS-13 Cuts Swath of Murder and Mayhem Across Long Island|Matthew DeLuca|June 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Connecticut has not actually executed anyone since Michael Ross, who waived his appeals, was put to death almost seven years ago.Conn. Ends Death Penalty, But Not For 11 Men On Death Row|David R. Dow|April 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was claimed by the Houston Rockets and then waived as well.Jeremy Lin Already a Legend? Reality-Checking the Hype|Buzz Bissinger|February 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Such policies are not valid until countersigned, unless the countersigning is waived.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
The other waived this question and replied: "I have found two parties that hate him; two that came in last week."It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
With generous chivalry the "Bayard of India" waived his rank in honor of Havelock.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
The whole mass of the passages which have been cited may be thought to bear primarily on the controversies which I have waived.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3|W. E. Gladstone
But if he entirely waived the respect due to his birth, he was very jealous of his rights as a landowner.The Fourth Estate, vol.1|Armando Palacio Valds