American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A commission shared among two or more stockbrokers on a trade from one firm to another.
- n. Something relinquished or conceded; a giveback.
“Kidd's only points came on a three-pointer that was immediately followed by Popovich's give-up move.”
“So I say to them, guys we will give-up ours but you keep yours.”
“This would probably be a good deal for the best academics (who get the extra money and can always get another job elsewhere); and also for the universities - since they would be able to get-rid-of those academics who give-up or go off-the-rails.”
“They can give-up their attempts to win the office of President, namely because they're against killing babies (abortion) but they are 100% behind the NRA.”
“Students are only as good as their teachers, and those that give-up are not teachers.”
“If Tony stands down it is a political give-up for BP in order to kick-start a new era for the company," said ING analyst Jason Kenney.”
“That's why entrepreneurs and investors often back into valuations based on "give-up," the amount of equity the company is willing to give up in order to raise the money it needs to execute its business plan, says”
“Fans also groaned at various give-up plays on third-and-long.”
“One of the choke point is that in the case of Hasting or Broadway, you have probably to give-up something”
“She's a fighter who does not give-up when the going gets tough.”
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