Definitions

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  • v. To yield; relax; slacken; give way.
  • v. To take back.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To yield; to relax; to give way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To give way; relax; slacken.

Etymologies

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From un- +‎ give.

Examples

  • (Glanvill) {152}; ‘to know’, but not ‘to unknow’ (Wiclif); ‘to give’, but not ‘to ungive’.

    English Past and Present

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