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Definition of "give in" [give in]

  • To collapse or fall (verb)
  • To relent, yield, surrender or admit defeat (verb)
  • To droop the head (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "give in" in a sentence
  • "When he does not, I give in to irresistible temptation and, having kicked off my pattens, slip under the covers with him."
  • "I thought of Jack and Pedro high-fiving over glasses of unmixed vodka, confident and totally zooted, refusing to give in to the realities of tomorrow."
  • "I agreed “reluctantly” to give in to their proposals and accept a twenty-five-percent reduction in rates over three years, phased in at five, ten, and ten percent, and hailed it as a great bipartisan solution."