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give up, abandon
v. stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"
chuck up the sponge, throw in the towel, throw in, drop by the wayside, fall by the wayside, give up, drop out, quit
v. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"
give up, surrender
v. give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"
give up, abandon
v. give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
throw overboard, give up, forego, forgo, waive, forfeit
v. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
dispense with, part with, give up, spare
v. give up what is not strictly needed; "he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"
give up, renounce, resign, vacate
v. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
give up, allow
v. allow the other (baseball) team to score; "give up a run"
lay off, give up, quit, cease, stop, discontinue
v. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
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clear, unclutter
v. rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
hold on, stop
v. stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"
knock off, drop
v. stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
knock off, drop
v. stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
give up, abandon
v. stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"
desert, desolate, forsake, abandon
v. leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
tergiversate, apostatise, apostatize
v. abandon one's beliefs or allegiances
buckle under, knuckle under, give in, succumb, yield
v. consent reluctantly
relinquish, surrender
v. relinquish to the power of another; yield to the control of another
concede
v. acknowledge defeat; "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"
spare
v. use frugally or carefully
dispense with, foreswear, forego, forgo, relinquish, waive
v. do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
lose, mislay, misplace
v. place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"
stop
v. cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"
halt, stop
v. come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
preserve, save
v. to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
relinquish, quit, renounce, foreswear
v. turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
give up, abandon
v. give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
give up, abandon
v. give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
drive home, deliver
v. carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"
default on, default
v. fail to pay up
book, hold, reserve
v. arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance; "reserve me a seat on a flight"; "The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"; "please hold a table at Maxim's"
bail
v. remove (water) from a vessel with a container
give up, free, resign, relinquish, release
v. part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
grant, cede, yield, concede
v. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
grant, cede, yield, concede
v. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
give
v. submit for consideration, judgment, or use; "give one's opinion"; "give an excuse"
give up, renounce, resign, vacate
v. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
step down, leave office, resign, quit
v. give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
pull up stakes, depart, leave
v. remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"
dispense with, waive, foreswear, forgo, relinquish
v. do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
kibosh, block, halt, stop
v. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
desert
v. leave behind; "the students deserted the campus after the end of exam period"
antecede, antedate, forgo, forego, precede, predate
v. be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
forbear, refrain
v. resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"
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take off, set out, set off, set forth, start out, start, part, depart
v. leave; "The family took off for Florida"
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participate, enter
v. become a participant; be involved in; "enter a race"; "enter an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter negotiations"
combat, battle
v. battle or contend against in or as if in a battle; "The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Northern Iraq"; "We must combat the prejudices against other races"; "they battled over the budget"
stand firm, hold out, withstand, resist
v. stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
lay claim, arrogate, claim
v. demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"
die hard, endure, run, persist, prevail
v. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
preserve
v. keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes"
preserve
v. keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes"
preserve
v. keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes"
give up
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