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What is the opposite of give in?

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Opposite of to give up one's resistance against something
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To subdue or hurt physically or violently
“He would overcome his victim with his bigger size and greater strength.”
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To achieve the desired aim or result
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To achieve, especially by succeeding in a competition or contest
“For this Olympics, the country will aim to win as many medals as possible.”
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To prevent oneself from
“I couldn't help noticing that your shirt is inside-out.”
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To persist, resist, or be stubbornly unyielding in one's opinion, stance, or action
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(intransitive) To persist in or proceed with an activity or action
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To defeat someone in a staring contest or intimidate with a persistent, unwavering gaze
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To argue or quibble over trivial matters
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To rise in opposition
“William Wallace would rally his fellow Scotsmen to struggle against their oppressors.”
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To come safely through a precarious situation
“We will just have to survive this brief period of hardship until I find another job.”
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To confront or come up against
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To muster or summon up an emotion or quality
“Despite experiencing immense pain in his legs, he somehow managed to find enough strength to finish the race.”
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To change one's attitude for the better
“Joey has to improve his attitude if he wants to get anywhere in life.”
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To defeat in unexpected circumstances
“A rank outsider would upset the reigning champion.”
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(often by winning or being victorious over) To defeat or overcome in a battle or contest
“They would humble her army, and not let Daenerys claim the Iron Throne.”
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To struggle to overcome, eliminate, or prevent
“The minister says he will fight any attempt to change the status quo.”
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To endure or survive a challenging or difficult situation or period
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To overcome an abstract obstacle
“I decided to go paragliding to conquer my fear of heights.”
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To tolerate or put up with something unpleasant
“I am not sure that I can endure this restrictive diet for much longer.”
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To struggle or fight back when attacked
“The wounds appear to have been inflicted when the victim tried to resist his attacker.”
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To have a commanding position over
“They fear that skyscrapers will soon dominate the skyline, competing with the iconic cathedral in height.”
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To ready oneself for a challenging experience
“Times were harsh, and I began to prepare myself for the worst.”
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(of a candidate) To be successful in (an examination, test, or course)
“I have to study hard to make sure that I pass this exam.”
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To disprove or refute
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To perplex or bewilder someone
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To make an effort or attempt
“He didn't even try to listen to my side of the story.”
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To struggle tenaciously to achieve something
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To invite someone to engage in a contest
“She was always trying to challenge me to a game of chess.”
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To engage in a competition or contest
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To forcibly put an end to
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To put down or control by cruelty or force
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To complain or raise objections
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To appropriate or lay claim to something for oneself without right
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To forcibly remove from power
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To supersede and replace or take the place of
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To reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of conduct
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To assert something as a position in an argument
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To take forcible possession of land or territory
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To harass or pester someone
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To cause to become physically weaker
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To physically fight, especially in a rough or noisy way
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To jump, leap or spring over something
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