Definition of

Give Up

  1. (verb, cognition) stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims
    Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations
  2. (verb, competition) give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
  3. (verb, competition) give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another
  4. (verb, consumption) stop consuming
    give up alcohol
  5. (verb, possession) give up with the intent of never claiming again
    She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti
    We gave the drowning victim up for dead
  6. (verb, possession) relinquish possession or control over
  7. (verb, possession) lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
    forfeited property
  8. (verb, possession) part with a possession or right
    resign a claim to the throne
  9. (verb, possession) give up what is not strictly needed
  10. (verb, social) leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
    The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds
  11. (verb, social) allow the other (baseball) team to score
  12. (verb, stative) put an end to a state or an activity

via WordNet, Princeton University

Words that sound like Give Up

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