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To give up all resistance; acquiesce:
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  1. To give up all resistance; acquiesce:
  2. To surrender under specified conditions:
  3. To give up (to an enemy) on prearranged conditions; surrender conditionally
To die, especially from a disease or injury.
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  1. To die, especially from a disease or injury.
  2. To give way (to); yield; submit
  3. To submit to an overpowering force or yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in.
(Obs.) To melt
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  1. (Obs.) To melt
  2. To become more lenient, compassionate, or forgiving.
  3. To become less severe or intense; slacken:
To put off to a future time; postpone; delay
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  1. To put off to a future time; postpone; delay
  2. To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
  3. To give in to the wish or judgment of another, as in showing respect; yield with courtesy (to)
To sign again; to provide one's signature again.
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  1. To sign again; to provide one's signature again.
  2. To give up possession of; relinquish (a claim, etc.)
  3. To give up one's job or office; quit, especially by formal notification:
To surrender or repudiate (a right, responsibility, etc.)
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  1. To surrender or repudiate (a right, responsibility, etc.)
  2. To relinquish (power or responsibility) formally.
  3. To give up formally (a high office, throne, authority, etc.)
To cease holding physically; release:
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  1. To cease holding physically; release:
  2. To give up; abandon (a plan, policy, etc.)
  3. To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
To give up one's position of employment; resign
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  1. To give up one's position of employment; resign
  2. To resign from or leave a job.
  3. To stop, discontinue, or resign from
To surrender possession of, especially by treaty.
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  1. To surrender possession of, especially by treaty.
  2. To yield; grant:
  3. To assign; give up; relinquish; surrender; transfer; yield. To assign; give up; relinquish; surrender; transfer; yield.
To yield or submit, as to authority
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  1. To yield or submit, as to authority
  2. To indicate (agreement, thanks, etc.) by bowing
  3. To yield in defeat or out of courtesy; submit.
(Of a pugilist) to droop the head
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  1. (Of a pugilist) to droop the head
  2. To collapse or fall
  3. (Idiomatic) to relent, yield, surrender or admit defeat
(Idiomatic, with "with") See come to terms with.
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  1. (Idiomatic, with "with") See come to terms with.
  2. (Idiomatic, of two or more parties, often with a prepositional phrase) to reach an agreement or settle a dispute.
(Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
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  1. (Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
  2. (Euphemistic) To fail to maintain a standard of appearance, behavior, or performance.
  3. Used other than as an idiom: see let,‎ go.
To yield to the action, control, power, etc. of another or others; also, to subject or allow to be subjected to treatment, analysis, etc. of some sort
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  1. To yield to the action, control, power, etc. of another or others; also, to subject or allow to be subjected to treatment, analysis, etc. of some sort
  2. To subject to a condition or process:
  3. To allow oneself to be subjected to something:
(Obs.) To go past
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  1. (Obs.) To go past
  2. To let pass, to leave alone
  3. To do without; abstain from; give up
To refrain from insisting on or enforcing (a rule, penalty, or requirement, for example); dispense with:
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  1. To refrain from insisting on or enforcing (a rule, penalty, or requirement, for example); dispense with:
  2. To refrain from engaging in, sometimes temporarily; cancel or postpone:
  3. (Law) To relinquish (a right etc.); to give up claim to; to forego.
(Idiomatic) To quit; to give up.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To quit; to give up.
(Idiomatic) To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.
(Chiefly US, idiomatic) To recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error.
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  1. (Chiefly US, idiomatic) To recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error.
To earn money for a company or for the family.
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  1. To earn money for a company or for the family.
  2. To introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.
  3. To move something indoors.
To give back to the owner:
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  1. To give back to the owner:
  2. To send, put, or carry back:
  3. To give, send, or do (something equivalent to what has been given, sent, or done); give, send, or do in requital or reciprocation
To supply; provide; give
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  1. To supply; provide; give
  2. To provide something necessary or desired to; equip:
  3. To supply, provide, or equip with whatever is necessary or useful; esp., to put furniture into (a room, apartment, etc.)
To bring into being; cause to be
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  1. To bring into being; cause to be
  2. (Computers) To produce (a program) by instructing a computer to follow given parameters with a skeleton program.
  3. To bring into being; give rise to:
To carry over or hold (a sentiment)
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  1. To carry over or hold (a sentiment)
  2. To offer; render:
  3. To have a tolerance for; endure:
To create, generate, bring into existence.
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  1. To create, generate, bring into existence.
  2. To give birth.
  3. To display, produce, bring out for display.
To develop; flourish:
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  1. To develop; flourish:
  2. To begin to thrive or flourish; develop
  3. To come into flower; bloom.
To succeed in some task; literally, of a tree or plant bearing fruit; figuratively in relation to any attempted task.
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  1. To succeed in some task; literally, of a tree or plant bearing fruit; figuratively in relation to any attempted task.
To come into existence as a claim that is legally enforceable.
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  1. To come into existence as a claim that is legally enforceable.
  2. To increase, accumulate, or come about as a result of growth:
  3. To come into existence or mature as an enforceable claim or right. For example, a cause of action may be sued upon once it is an enforceable claim. Likewise, the interest on a sum owed accrues on the date the interest becomes due.
To permit the presence of:
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  1. To permit the presence of:
  2. To assert; declare:
  3. To let do or happen; permit:
To permit to enter or use; let in
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  1. To permit to enter or use; let in
  2. To grant to be real, valid, or true; acknowledge or concede:
  3. To allow or warrant
To become a party (to a treaty) between nations
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  1. To become a party (to a treaty) between nations
  2. To give one's consent, often at the insistence of another:
  3. To give assent; give in; agree (to)
To combine in having an effect; act together
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  1. To combine in having an effect; act together
  2. To combine in bringing something about; act together:
  3. Regarding a decision of a court or court panel that has more than one judge, to agree with the opinion of another judge, but not necessarily for all the same reasons or for a different reason altogether. See also dissent.
To agree or consent quietly without protest, but without enthusiasm
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  1. To agree or consent quietly without protest, but without enthusiasm
To take a possibility into account; make allowance:
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  1. To take a possibility into account; make allowance:
  2. (Dial.) To think; give as one's opinion
  3. To let do or happen; permit:
To take payment in the form of:
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  1. To take payment in the form of:
  2. (Law) To receive with intent to retain and adopt
  3. To endure resignedly or patiently:
(Archaic) To fulfill; to accomplish.
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  1. (Archaic) To fulfill; to accomplish.
  2. To act in accordance (with a request, order, rule, etc.)
  3. To yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform.
To express agreement or acceptance, as of a proposal.
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  1. To express agreement or acceptance, as of a proposal.
  2. To express acceptance of an opinion, proposal, etc.; agree (to); concur
  3. To agree to, give approval.
To acknowledge or admit (defeat).
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  1. To acknowledge or admit (defeat).
  2. To acknowledge, often reluctantly, as being true, just, or proper; admit:
  3. (--- Sports) To allow (a goal or point, for example) to be scored by the opposing team or player.
To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
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  1. To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
  2. To put off to a future time; postpone; delay
  3. To give in to the wish or judgment of another, as in showing respect; yield with courtesy (to)
To bring and tell (a message, tales, etc.)
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  1. To bring and tell (a message, tales, etc.)
  2. To give, offer, or supply
  3. To give birth to
To place in the hands of; pass:
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  1. To place in the hands of; pass:
  2. To accord or tender to another:
  3. To yield or produce:
To create by physical or mental effort:
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  1. To create by physical or mental effort:
  2. To bring forth; exhibit:
  3. To cause to occur or exist; give rise to:
To earn money for a company or for the family.
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  1. To earn money for a company or for the family.
  2. To introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.
  3. To move something indoors.
To give or get clearance for
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  1. To give or get clearance for
  2. To remove the occupants of:
  3. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
To compose or write out in legal format:
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  1. To compose or write out in legal format:
  2. To use (a check, for example) when paying.
  3. To bring to a certain condition or action; lead:
To get or deserve as a result of something one has done
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  1. To get or deserve as a result of something one has done
  2. To receive (interest, dividends, etc.) as a return
  3. (Intransitive) To receive payment for work.
To get by effort or merit, as in competition; win
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  1. To get by effort or merit, as in competition; win
  2. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
  3. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
To earn (a specified total amount) before expenses are deducted
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  1. To earn (a specified total amount) before expenses are deducted
  2. To earn as a total income or profit before deductions:
To catch by means of a net.
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  1. To catch by means of a net.
  2. To bring in or yield as profit.
  3. To get or bring in as a net; clear as profit, etc.
To give (what is due or owed) in return, as for goods or services
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  1. To give (what is due or owed) in return, as for goods or services
  2. To be profitable or worthwhile:
  3. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
To create by physical or mental effort:
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  1. To create by physical or mental effort:
  2. To bring forth; exhibit:
  3. To cause to occur or exist; give rise to:
To gain; obtain
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  1. To gain; obtain
  2. To be sold for, or bring as profit (a specified sum)
  3. To obtain or achieve, as gain or profit:
To make a return or compensation for:
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  1. To make a return or compensation for:
  2. To pay back:
  3. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
To send, put, or carry back:
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  1. To send, put, or carry back:
  2. (Archit.) To turn away from, or cause to continue on at an angle to, the previous line of direction
  3. To give, send, or do (something equivalent to what has been given, sent, or done); give, send, or do in requital or reciprocation
To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:
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  1. To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:
  2. To leave, as in danger or out of necessity; forsake; desert
  3. To repudiate, withdraw from, or otherwise disassociate oneself from a duty or responsibility.
To yield; grant:
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  1. To yield; grant:
  2. To surrender possession of, especially by treaty.
  3. To give up one's rights in; surrender formally
To let pass, to leave alone
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  1. To let pass, to leave alone
  2. To abstain from; relinquish:
  3. To do without; abstain from; give up
To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
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  1. To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
  2. To let go; surrender:
  3. To give up; abandon (a plan, policy, etc.)
To yield or resign (oneself) to an emotion, influence, etc.
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  1. To yield or resign (oneself) to an emotion, influence, etc.
  2. To give up or abandon:
  3. (Law) To effectuate a surrender of.
To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:
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  1. To surrender one's claim to, right to, or interest in; give up entirely:
  2. To leave, as in danger or out of necessity; forsake; desert
  3. To repudiate, withdraw from, or otherwise disassociate oneself from a duty or responsibility.
To surrender or repudiate (a right, responsibility, etc.)
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  1. To surrender or repudiate (a right, responsibility, etc.)
  2. To give up formally (a high office, throne, authority, etc.)
  3. To relinquish (power or responsibility) formally.
To yield; grant:
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  1. To yield; grant:
  2. To surrender possession of, especially by treaty.
  3. To assign; give up; relinquish; surrender; transfer; yield. To assign; give up; relinquish; surrender; transfer; yield.
To give up an office or position; resign.
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  1. To give up an office or position; resign.
  2. (Archaic) To dismiss.
  3. To resign
To decide or declare that one will not or will no longer engage in (an activity or habit, for example):
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  1. To decide or declare that one will not or will no longer engage in (an activity or habit, for example):
  2. To renounce on oath; promise earnestly to give up
  3. To swear falsely; commit perjury
(Idiomatic) To relinquish control or possession of something to someone.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To relinquish control or possession of something to someone.
To relinquish, release, or transfer a title, claim, or interest to another.
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  1. To relinquish, release, or transfer a title, claim, or interest to another.
  2. To transfer (one's interest in property) without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
  3. To give up a claim or title to, esp. by a quitclaim deed
To cease holding physically; release:
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  1. To cease holding physically; release:
  2. To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
  3. To give up; abandon (a plan, policy, etc.)
To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment:
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  1. To submit or present, as for consideration, approval, or payment:
  2. To give in return or by obligation:
  3. To deliver or pronounce formally:
To disclaim one's association with (a person or country, for example).
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  1. To disclaim one's association with (a person or country, for example).
  2. To give up (a claim, right, belief, etc.), usually by a formal public statement
  3. To formally give up title to; to abandon (renounce title); to decline recognition of (renounce one’s duty to serve). To formally give up title to; to abandon (renounce title); to decline recognition of (renounce one’s duty to serve).
To sign again; to provide one's signature again.
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  1. To sign again; to provide one's signature again.
  2. To submit (oneself) passively; accept as inevitable:
  3. To give up an office, position of employment, etc., esp. by formal notice
To yield or resign (oneself) to an emotion, influence, etc.
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  1. To yield or resign (oneself) to an emotion, influence, etc.
  2. To give up or abandon:
  3. (Law) To effectuate a surrender of.
To refrain from engaging in, sometimes temporarily; cancel or postpone:
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  1. To refrain from engaging in, sometimes temporarily; cancel or postpone:
  2. (Law) To relinquish (a right etc.); to give up claim to; to forego.
  3. To refrain from insisting on or enforcing (a rule, penalty, or requirement, for example); dispense with:
To acknowledge defeat in:
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  1. To acknowledge defeat in:
  2. (--- Sports) To allow (a goal or point, for example) to be scored by the opposing team or player.
  3. To acknowledge or admit (defeat).
(Of a pugilist) to droop the head
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  1. (Of a pugilist) to droop the head
  2. To collapse or fall
  3. (Idiomatic) to relent, yield, surrender or admit defeat
To bend (the head, knee, or body) to express greeting, consent, courtesy, acknowledgment, submission, or veneration.
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  1. To bend (the head, knee, or body) to express greeting, consent, courtesy, acknowledgment, submission, or veneration.
  2. To yield in defeat or out of courtesy; submit.
  3. To bend into a curve or bow.
To yield reluctantly to pressure; submit; give in
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  1. To yield reluctantly to pressure; submit; give in
  2. To fasten or join with a buckle
  3. To succumb, as to exhaustion or authority; give in:
To give up all resistance; acquiesce:
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  1. To give up all resistance; acquiesce:
  2. To surrender under specified conditions:
  3. To give up (to an enemy) on prearranged conditions; surrender conditionally
To yield to the action, control, power, etc. of another or others; also, to subject or allow to be subjected to treatment, analysis, etc. of some sort
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  1. To yield to the action, control, power, etc. of another or others; also, to subject or allow to be subjected to treatment, analysis, etc. of some sort
  2. To allow oneself to be subjected to something:
  3. To subject to a condition or process:
To die, especially from a disease or injury.
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  1. To die, especially from a disease or injury.
  2. To give way (to); yield; submit
  3. To submit to an overpowering force or yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in.
To give oneself up to another's power or control, esp. as a prisoner
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  1. To give oneself up to another's power or control, esp. as a prisoner
  2. To give up or abandon:
  3. (Law) To effectuate a surrender of.
To bring from a compact to an extended position; unfold:
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  1. To bring from a compact to an extended position; unfold:
  2. To bring from an extended to a closed position:
  3. To bend (any thin material, such as paper) over so that it comes in contact with itself.
To indicate (agreement, thanks, etc.) by bowing
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  1. To indicate (agreement, thanks, etc.) by bowing
  2. To yield in defeat or out of courtesy; submit.
  3. To bend into a curve or bow.
To postpone the induction of (a person) into compulsory military service
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  1. To postpone the induction of (a person) into compulsory military service
  2. To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
  3. To give in to the wish or judgment of another, as in showing respect; yield with courtesy (to)
To yield to the action, control, power, etc. of another or others; also, to subject or allow to be subjected to treatment, analysis, etc. of some sort
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  1. To yield to the action, control, power, etc. of another or others; also, to subject or allow to be subjected to treatment, analysis, etc. of some sort
  2. To subject to a condition or process:
  3. To allow oneself to be subjected to something:
To reduce pressure; to become less serious
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(Obs.) To melt
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  1. (Obs.) To melt
  2. To soften in temper, resolution, etc.; become less severe, stern, or stubborn
To make or become less tense, taut, or firm; loosen:
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  1. To make or become less tense, taut, or firm; loosen:
  2. (Intransitive) To gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.
  3. To reduce the tension of; relax; loosen
To weaken the resistance or opposition of (someone)
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  1. To weaken the resistance or opposition of (someone)
  2. To undermine or reduce the strength, morale, or resistance of.
  3. To become soft or softer.
To make or become weak or weaker
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  1. To make or become weak or weaker
  2. (Intransitive) To become weaker.
(Economics) Production; quantity produced, created, or completed.
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  1. (Economics) Production; quantity produced, created, or completed.
  2. The act or process of producing; production.
  3. Intellectual or creative production:
The act or process of producing:
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  1. The act or process of producing:
  2. (Econ.) The creation of economic value; producing of goods and services
  3. The total output, as of a commodity:
The total yield of such produce in a particular season or place:
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  1. The total yield of such produce in a particular season or place:
  2. Cultivated plants or agricultural produce, such as grain, vegetables, or fruit, considered as a group:
  3. Any agricultural product, growing or harvested, or collected, as wheat, cotton, fruit, honey, etc.
Any plant product, as grain, flax, vegetables, etc.
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  1. Any plant product, as grain, flax, vegetables, etc.
  2. A plant crop or product:
  3. Result; outcome:
A result; product; consequence
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  1. A result; product; consequence
  2. The process, time, or condition of bearing fruit.
  3. Fruit, collectively.
The time of the year when matured grain, fruit, vegetables, etc. are reaped and gathered in
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  1. The time of the year when matured grain, fruit, vegetables, etc. are reaped and gathered in
  2. The gathering in of a crop
  3. A season's yield of grain, fruit, etc. when gathered in or ready to be gathered in; crop

Synonym Study

  • Defer implies a yielding to another because of respect for his dignity, authority, knowledge, etc. to defer to another's judgment
  • Relent suggests the yielding or softening of one in a dominant position who has been harsh, stern, or stubborn he relented at the sight of her grief
  • Succumb stresses the weakness of the one who gives way or the power and irresistibility of that which makes one yield she succumbed to his charms
  • Capitulate implies surrender to a force that one has neither the strength nor will to resist further to capitulate to the will of the majority
  • Yield implies a giving way under the pressure or compulsion of force, entreaty, persuasion, etc. to yield to demands
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