Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To give over or surrender.
  • To surpass in giving.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To give over; to surrender; to yield.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From over- +‎ give. Compare Scots overgie ("to relinquish, resign"), Dutch overgeven ("to surrender"), German übergeben ("to hand over, surrender"), Danish overgive ("to surrender").

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