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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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In spite of this kind of opposition to his faith, Li Dexian refuses to give up on Christ.
His name appears often on protest signs and many Syrians do not believe he will give up his businesses.
My hope is one day to give up sheriffing and become a poor but otherwise modestly successful full-time artist.
During his administration the nobility were forced to give up their freebooting expeditions.
Friend, are you tempted to give up hope like Dennis Jernigan?
After we gave our children as martyrs, we can't backtrack, or surrender or give up or move an inch, he said, his voice booming over loudspeakers in the center of town.
Do you have the right to give up Ms. Wolfe here to safeguard your own principles?
You now have two options: You can give up and lay writhing in pain on the hot asphalt of spiritual mediocrity, or like Derek Redmond, you can resolve to persevere in this race until you finally reach the finish line that Jesus has placed before you.
Some historians turn Crassuss plan into a modest project: no thirty-five-mile-long set of fortifications, no willingness to give up a thousand square miles to the enemy.
Expecting Begin to look unfavorably on any proposal that called on Israel to give up any part of the West Bank and its claim to all of Jerusalem, I sent a personal letter to him meant to supplement a more detailed briefing on the plan to be given to him by our excellent ambassador in Israel, Samuel Lewis.