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  • verb transitive to surrender
  • verb transitive to stop or desist; to quit
  • verb transitive to relinquish
  • verb transitive to lose hope
  • verb transitive to abandon
  • verb intransitive to admit defeat, to capitulate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims
  • verb leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
  • verb allow the other (baseball) team to score
  • verb stop consuming
  • verb part with a possession or right
  • verb give up with the intent of never claiming again
  • verb relinquish possession or control over
  • verb give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
  • verb give up what is not strictly needed
  • verb give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another
  • verb put an end to a state or an activity
  • verb lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime


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