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Definition of "give up" [give up]

  • To surrender (verb)
  • To stop or desist; to quit (verb)
  • To relinquish (verb)
  • To lose hope (verb)
  • To abandon (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "give up" in a sentence
  • "His name appears often on protest signs and many Syrians do not believe he will give up his businesses."
  • "Do you have the right to give up Ms. Wolfe here to safeguard your own principles?"
  • "In spite of this kind of opposition to his faith, Li Dexian refuses to give up on Christ."