10/8/2021

Give Up

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give up

Meaning

Growing up, I refused to go to bed until I fit the last piece of my jigsaw puzzle. That’s when I first understood that it could be difficult to give up, but I didn’t think my perseverance was a problem. Soon after, however, I realized that blind persistence could turn into an exhausting and useless quest. The official Don't Give Up video. Directed by Godley and Creme.A standout track from Peter's fifth studio album and the first one to have a proper title: S. GIVE UP 'GIVE UP' is a 6 letter phrase starting with G and ending with P Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for GIVE UP We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word give up will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find. 3 letter words RID. Peter has decided to give up smoking in order to live a healthier lifestyle. We gave up the wallet that we picked up in front of the movie theatre to the police, so that they could find the owner. My best friend has been in such a bad mood the last few weeks that I have decided to give up on her. At some point, hanging in there just makes you look like an even bigger loser. Build-Your-Own Calendar with this design. Share: Related Items.

  • to stop trying to figure something out
  • to stop trying to do something
  • to declare defeat
  • to yield control to someone else
  • to abandon yourself to a feeling
  • to stop doing something (like a bad habit)

Example sentences

  1. John was so tired of trying to fix the stove that he decided to give up and phone an electrician.
  2. I can't figure out this mathematical equation, even though I have been working on it for days, I am just going to give up.
  3. I have been on this diet for almost two days, I am so hungry that I cannot stand it, I am going to give up and eat that piece of cake.
  4. Peter has decided to give up smoking in order to live a healthier lifestyle.
  5. We gave up the wallet that we picked up in front of the movie theatre to the police, so that they could find the owner.
  6. My best friend has been in such a bad mood the last few weeks that I have decided to give up on her.
Give Up

Origin

The origin of the word can be traced back hundreds of years, there are even mentions of it in the St James Bible. However, in this sense (to give up) it seems as if originated in the 17th century.

all the best ❯❮ in a huff

Give Up Crossword

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Give Up The Ghost

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for GIVE UP

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word give up will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

RID

4 letter words

CEDE - COME - DROP - DUMP - FALL - GIVE - HAND - KICK - LOSE - PACK - PART - PASS - PULL - QUIT - SHUN - SIGN - STOP

5 letter words

ALIEN - BREAK - CEASE - CLIMB - DEMIT - FORGO - GRANT - LAY BY - LEAVE - LET GO - SCRAP - SCRUB - SHAKE - SPARE - SWEAR - THROW - WAIVE - WORRY - YIELD

6 letter words

ABJURE - AFFORD - BE LOST - CANCEL - CAVE IN - CUT OUT - DABBLE - DESIST - DEVOTE - DISUSE - FALTER - FOREGO - GIVE IN - GIVE UP - RECANT - RENDER - RESIGN - RETIRE - SHELVE - TURN UP - VACATE - WONDER

7 letter words

ABANDON - BE AT SEA - COME OFF - CONCEDE - DELIVER - DESPAIR - DESPOND - FORFEIT - FORSAKE - GIVE WAY - KNOW NOT - LAY DOWN - NOL-PROS - NOT KNOW - REFRAIN - RETRACT - SMATTER - SUCCUMB - THROW UP - TOY WITH

8 letter words

ABDICATE - ALIENATE - BACK DOWN - CRY QUITS - DEDICATE - DISGORGE - DISPENSE - FORSWEAR - GET RID OF - GIVE AWAY - GIVE OVER - HAND OVER - LEAVE OFF - LOSE HOPE - PART WITH - RENDER UP - RENOUNCE - SWEAR OFF - THROW OFF - WITHDRAW - WOT NOT OF

9 letter words

DESPAIR OF - DISPOSE OF - DO WITHOUT - LOSE HEART - QUITCLAIM - SACRIFICE - STAND DOWN - STEP ASIDE - SURRENDER - VOUCHSAFE

10 letter words

CAPITULATE - COQUET WITH - DESIST FROM - GIVE GROUND - GIVE UP HOPE - HAVE NO IDEA - PENSION OFF - RELINQUISH - STAND ASIDE

11 letter words

ABANDON HOPE - BE PENSIONED - DISCONTINUE - KISS GOOD-BYE - KNOW A LITTLE - KNOW NOT WHAT

12 letter words

BE INNOCENT OF - DISPENSE WITH - HAVE DONE WITH - PUT BEHIND ONE - QUIT THE FIELD - SUPERANNUATE - WITHDRAW FROM

13 letter words

BREAK THE HABIT - KNOW NOTHING OF - MAKE NOTHING OF - NOT PURSUE WITH - NOT UNDERSTAND - TAKE THE PLEDGE - WONDER WHETHER

14 letter words

BREAK OFF COMBAT - MAKE A SACRIFICE - NOT RIGHTLY KNOW - YIELD TO DESPAIR

15 letter words

BE SUPERANNUATED - CEASE RESISTANCE - GET ALONG WITHOUT - SINK INTO DESPAIR

16 letter words

RETIRE FROM OFFICE

17 letter words

ACKNOWLEDGE DEFEAT - RENOUNCE THE THRONE - SCRATCH THE SURFACE

Definition of give up

  • allow the other (baseball) team to score; 'give up a run'


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