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  • v. to surrender
  • v. to stop or desist; to quit
  • v. to relinquish
  • v. to lose hope
  • v. to abandon
  • v. to admit defeat, to capitulate

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

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

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