Dictionary Results for give_up


1. give_up - verb

· lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"

Synonym(s): forfeit, throw_overboard, waive, forgo, forego

Hypernym(s): abandon




2. give_up - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): abandon




3. give_up - verb

· give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"

Synonym(s): drop_out, fall_by_the_wayside, drop_by_the_wayside, throw_in, throw_in_the_towel, quit, chuck_up_the_sponge




4. give_up - verb

· put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

Synonym(s): discontinue, stop, cease, quit, lay_off




5. give_up - verb

· give up what is not strictly needed; "he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"

Synonym(s): spare, part_with, dispense_with

Hypernym(s): give




6. give_up - verb

· part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"

Synonym(s): release, relinquish, resign, free

Hypernym(s): pass, hand, reach, pass_on, turn_over, give




7. give_up - verb

· leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"

Synonym(s): vacate, resign, renounce

Hypernym(s): leave_office, quit, step_down, resign




8. give_up - verb

· relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"

Synonym(s): surrender, cede, deliver

Hypernym(s): give, gift, present




9. give_up - verb

· give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"

Synonym(s): surrender

Hypernym(s): yield




10. give_up - verb

· stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"

Synonym(s): abandon




11. give_up - verb

· allow the other (baseball) team to score; "give up a run"

Synonym(s): allow




12. give_up - verb

· stop consuming; "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol"

Synonym(s): kick

Hypernym(s): waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense_with





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