(noun, verb)


1. (obsolete, law) A woman put out of the protection of the law; an outlawed woman.

2. (obsolete) A waif; a castaway.

3. Obsolete form of waif.


1. do without or cease to hold or adhere to

Similar word(s): forego, foreswear, forgo, relinquish

Definition categories: social

2. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime

Similar word(s): forego, forfeit, forgo

Definition categories: possession, abandon

Sentences with waive as a verb:

- If you waive the right to be silent, anything you say can be used against you in a court of law.