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Give Up

Definition

[v] stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give in these negociations"
[v] give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"
[v] give up or agree to forego to the power or possession of another
[v] refrain from consuming; "You will have to forgo alcohol"
[v] give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
[v] relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
[v] lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
[v] part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
[v] to give up as not strictly needed: he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey.
[v] leave voluntarily; of a job, post or position; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
[v] allow the other team to score; "give up a run", in baseball
[v] put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"


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