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In a period of decrease or decline
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Present participle 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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Present participle for to collapse or burst inward violently
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Present participle for to move backward or to back away
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(of a support or structure) Present participle 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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Present participle for to act in a submissive manner
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Present participle for back down
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Present participle for retire
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Present participle for to stop operating
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Present participle for to become open
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Present participle for to move from one place to another
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Present participle for make or cause to make the slightest movement
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Present participle for conform, give in
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Present participle for bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Present participle for to stop living
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The gradual caving in or sinking of an area of land
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A concession
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The action of surrendering to an opponent or powerful influence
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An instance of a structure falling down or giving way
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