meaning of "relinquish"

hello,
here is the sentence:
After 10,000 ft altitude, the captain relinquished control of the aircraft and ATC radio usage to me while he communicated with our company.

what dose the meaning of relinquish here, does it means give it to or pass the control of the aircraft and ATC radio usage to me?

thank you for your answers :smiley:

Yes.