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  1. set aside or dispensed with: We offer many benefits to individuals with military experience, including waived fees, reduced tuition, and lifetime career services.

  2. Law. (of a known right, interest, etc.) intentionally relinquished: Waived health plan coverage cannot be reinstated retroactively.

  1. Sports. (of a professional player) released on a waiver; released by a team and made available to join another team, which must assume the player’s existing contract: Under their rules, if only one team claims a waived player, he can be traded immediately, but if more than one team puts in a claim, the player can't be traded for thirty days.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of waive.

Origin of waived

First recorded in 1250–1300; waive + -ed2

Other words from waived

  • un·waived, adjective

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