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Definitions of give up:

  • verb:   allow the other (baseball) team to score
    Example: "Give up a run"
  • verb:   give up with the intent of never claiming again
  • verb:   lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
  • verb:   give up what is not strictly needed
  • verb:   stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.
    Example: "Both sides have to give up some calims in these negociations"
  • verb:   give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
  • verb:   give up or agree to forego to the power or possession of another
  • verb:   refrain from consuming
  • verb:   relinquish possession or control over
  • verb:   leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily
  • verb:   put an end to a state or an activity
  • verb:   part with a possession or right


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