Definition of Give Up in English :
Define Give Up in English
Give Up meaning in English
Meaning of Give Up in English
Pronunciation of Give Up in English
Give Up pronunciation in English
Pronounce Give Up in Englishsee synonyms of give up
lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
Example Sentences:'you've forfeited your right to name your successor''forfeited property'
2. abandon, give up
give up with the intent of never claiming again
Example Sentences:'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'
give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
Example Sentences:'In the second round, the challenger gave up'
put an end to a state or an activity
Example Sentences:'Quit teasing your little brother'
give up what is not strictly needed
Example Sentences:'he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey'
part with a possession or right
Example Sentences:'I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest''resign a claim to the throne'
leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
Example Sentences:'She vacated the position when she got pregnant''The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds'
relinquish possession or control over
Example Sentences:'The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in'
9. give up, surrender
give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another
Example Sentences:'The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered'
10. abandon, give up
stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims
Example Sentences:'He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage''Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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