Give Up Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Give Up

Simple past tense and past participle of quit.
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To give up into the power, control, or possession of another; specifically (military) to yield (a town, a fortification, etc.) to an enemy.
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To despair
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To abandon, forsake, discontinue (an action, habit, intention, etc), sometimes by open declaration.
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To despair; to experience reduced morale.
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To come to an end; stop:
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To surrender possession of, especially by treaty.
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To give up, abandon or retire from something.
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(Idiomatic) To quit; to give up.
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(Idiomatic) To relinquish control or possession of something to someone.
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To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
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To cease to hold (a job or position):
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Free means to release or let go.
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give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
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To sign again; to provide one's signature again.
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To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
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(Idiomatic) Prematurely and voluntarily leave (school, a race, or the like).
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lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
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(Of an employer) To dismiss (workers) from employment, e.g. at a time of low business volume, often with a severance package.
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(Of a pugilist) to droop the head
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To lose, give up, or be deprived of as a forfeit for some crime, fault, etc.
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To surrender
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To despair
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To refrain from, to abstain from, to pass up, to withgo.
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To voluntarily give up, abandon, or surrender a right, privilege or claim. Usually, a right may only be waived if the person so doing has full knowledge of what the consequences might be.
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To set free from confinement or bondage:
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To willingly let go of; to give up; to relinquish.
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To propel the body in swimming by moving the legs, as with a flutter kick or frog kick.
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To recant solemnly; renounce or repudiate:
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give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
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(Idiomatic) To fail to be completed, particularly for lack of interest; to be left out.
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To give or grant out of one's resources; afford:
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To walk lamely or move in an irregular fashion.
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give up what is not strictly needed
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To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
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To renounce or deny something, especially under oath.
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To go before in place, time, or degree; precede
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(Idiomatic) To add something extra free of charge.
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To bring or transport something to its destination.
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Antonyms for Give Up

To keep from yielding to, being affected by, or enjoying
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Words Related to Give Up

To leave behind; to desert as in a ship or a position, typically in response to overwhelming odds or impending dangers; to forsake, in spite of a duty or responsibility. [First attested in the late 15th century.]
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To produce a return for effort or investment:
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To despair
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To offer in good faith; pledge:
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To come to an end; terminate
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Find another word for give up. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for give up, like: quit, surrender, lose courage, renounce, abandon, lose-heart, cease, cede, relinquish, yield and throw-in-the-towel.