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Past tense for yield to someone or something
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“The company resisted as far as it could, but was forced to give way under the joint pressure of the workers and the government.”
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Past tense for to collapse or burst inward violently
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Past tense for to move backward or to back away
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(of a support or structure) Past tense for be unable to carry a load or withstand a force
“Often support beams would give way under the pressure of shifting rock.”
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Past tense for to act in a submissive manner
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Past tense for to diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
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Past tense for to stop operating
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Past tense for to become open
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Past tense for conform, give in
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Past tense for to make or cause to make the slightest movement
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Past tense for bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Past tense for to change one's opinion or stance, especially at the behest of someone
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Past tense for to stop living
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