To give up by leaving or ceasing to operate or inhabit, especially as a result of danger or other impending threat:
To give up (rights, allegiance, etc.) under oath; renounce
To give up, relinquish, or reject something.
To draw back:
To refuse to grant or give
The definition of abnegate is to not allow yourself something.
To deny any knowledge or approval of, or responsibility for; disclaim; disown
To make a formal retraction or disavowal of (a statement or belief to which one has previously committed oneself).
To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
To give up formally (a high office, throne, authority, etc.)
To surrender possession of, especially by treaty.
Demit is defined as to quit or fire.
To transfer (one's interest in property) without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
To give or pay (something due or owed)
To give up (a position, for example), especially by formal notification.
To give up (a claim or right, for example) voluntarily; relinquish.
To give way to pressure or force:
To make untrue statements; lie.
(Intransitive) To lie, especially more or less inconsequentially.
To abide; to remain for a longer or shorter time; to be in a certain state or condition.
To turn aside from, or evade, the truth; equivocate
To remain in a state or condition; stay:
In a true manner; truly, truthfully, accurately, etc.
To bounce or spring back; rebound; specif., to come back into shape or position after being pressed or stretched
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