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What is another word for giving up?

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To be surrendering or yielding to someone or something
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“He is finally giving up now, too tired and beaten to find the courage he needs to pick himself up yet again.”
(of an activity) Present participle for to stop or quit
“I will not give up trying to master the saxophone.”
Present participle for to abandon hope
“After years of not really getting anywhere with the business, I have to admit that I am about to give up.”
Present participle for to hand over (something), typically for legal or financial reasons
“He had to give up his expensive sports car as he was unable to service its loan.”
Present participle for to sacrifice (something valuable), especially for moral or practical reasons
“He would work very hard and give up his weekends trying to better provide for his family.”
Present participle for to uncover that which was hidden or kept secret
“In his upcoming speech, Scott has promised to give up his secret for achieving success in life.”
Present participle for to give (oneself) over to something, especially unrestrainedly
“The delegates, after spending three good days in their deliberations, relax their efforts in the evening and give themselves up to the pleasures of the banquet.”
Becoming tired or declining in strength
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Express or tacit abandonment of a right or position, usually without assignment to another person
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The action of ceasing to resist an opponent or demand
The acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable
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