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give up


verb
1. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime (Freq. 9)
- you've forfeited your right to name your successor
- forfeited property
Syn:
forfeit, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego
Ant:
claim (for: forfeit)
Derivationally related forms:
waiver (for: waive), forfeiture (for: forfeit), forfeit (for: forfeit)
Hypernyms:
abandon
Hyponyms:
lapse
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
2. give up with the intent of never claiming again (Freq. 5)
- 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
Syn:
abandon
Derivationally related forms:
abandonment (for: abandon)
Hyponyms:
foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
3. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope;
admit defeat (Freq. 5)
- In the second round, the challenger gave up
Syn:
drop out, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel,
quit, chuck up the sponge
Ant:
enter (for: drop out)
Derivationally related forms:
quitter (for: quit)
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
- Somebody ----s something (for: quit)
- Somebody ----s something
4. put an end to a state or an activity (Freq. 3)
- Quit teasing your little brother
Syn:
discontinue, stop, cease, quit, lay off
Ant:
continue (for: discontinue)
Derivationally related forms:
cessation (for: cease), cease (for: cease), stop (for: stop), stoppage (for: stop), discontinuation (for: discontinue), discontinuance (for: discontinue)
Hyponyms:
drop, knock off, leave off, sign off, retire,
withdraw, pull the plug, shut off, close off, cheese, call it quits,
call it a day, break
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s VERB-ing
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE (for: cease)
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE (for: stop)
- They give up moving
5. part with a possession or right (Freq. 3)
- I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest
- resign a claim to the throne
Syn:
release, relinquish, resign, free
Derivationally related forms:
relinquishment (for: relinquish), relinquishing (for: relinquish), release (for: release)
Hypernyms:
pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give
Hyponyms:
derequisition, sacrifice, give
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something to somebody
6. give up what is not strictly needed (Freq. 3)
- he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey
Syn:
spare, part with, dispense with
Hypernyms:
give
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
7. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily (Freq. 2)
- She vacated the position when she got pregnant
- The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds
Syn:
vacate, resign, renounce
Derivationally related forms:
resignation (for: resign), vacant (for: vacate)
Hypernyms:
leave office, quit, step down, resign
Hyponyms:
abdicate, renounce
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s (for: resign)
- Somebody ----s (for: vacate)
8. relinquish possession or control over (Freq. 2)
- The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in
Syn:
surrender, cede, deliver
Derivationally related forms:
cession (for: cede), surrender (for: surrender), surrenderer (for: surrender)
Hypernyms:
give, gift, present
Hyponyms:
yield up, sell, sign away, sign over
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something to somebody
9. give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another (Freq. 2)
- The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered
Syn:
surrender
Ant:
resist (for: surrender)
Derivationally related forms:
surrender (for: surrender), surrenderer (for: surrender)
Hypernyms:
yield
Hyponyms:
abnegate, concede, capitulate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something to somebody
10. stop maintaining or insisting on;
of ideas or claims (Freq. 2)
- He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage
- Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations
Syn:
abandon
Derivationally related forms:
abandonment (for: abandon)
Verb Group:
collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way,
break, founder, move over, ease up, yield
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
11. allow the other (baseball) team to score (Freq. 1)
- give up a run
Syn:
allow
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
12. stop consuming (Freq. 1)
- kick a habit
- give up alcohol
Syn:
kick
Hypernyms:
waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s VERB-ing


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