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To yield to someone or something
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“The army decided to give up after being thoroughly outnumbered.”
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(of an activity) To stop or quit
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“I will not give up trying to master the saxophone.”
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To abandon hope
“After years of not really getting anywhere with the business, I have to admit that I am about to give up.”
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To hand over (something), typically for legal or financial reasons
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“He had to give up his expensive sports car as he was unable to service its loan.”
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To sacrifice (something valuable), especially for moral or practical reasons
“He would work very hard and give up his weekends trying to better provide for his family.”
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To uncover that which was hidden or kept secret
“In his upcoming speech, Scott has promised to give up his secret for achieving success in life.”
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To give (oneself) over to something, especially unrestrainedly
“The delegates, after spending three good days in their deliberations, relax their efforts in the evening and give themselves up to the pleasures of the banquet.”
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To leave behind
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To solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim)
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(of time or an opportunity) To fail to take advantage of
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To keep or withhold oneself from something
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To give something towards a cause
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To be finished, or end relations, with
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To stop operating
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To back out of a deal or agreement due to fear or apprehension
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To stop pursuing or fighting
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Become demoralized
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Lose your nerve
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(of a business) To go bankrupt
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To tell, or inform, on (someone)
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To gradually decline in effectiveness or vigor, especially due to underuse or neglect
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To stop living
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A repayment of a sum of money
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