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There was no sign of Ferrier, and Hogue gave up the idea of retrieving her as well.

For nearly a decade, Vreeland gave up all aspects of his former life, including his talents as a photographer.

He gave up because he was caught and he had no choice but to give up.

Jeep steadily gave up a market it had created to rivals, particularly Toyota and Range Rover.

Gause told me that the Saudis were backing the FSA for a while but gave up on them.

She suddenly sank back upon the pillow and gave up to bitter anguish, when she recalled what had followed.

At last I gave up, and by a sudden thought arose and pulled on my overcoat, and got my hat.

He gave up the castle to Bruce on February 7, the short siege probably indicating that he was starved into surrender.

After her death he gave up society, so that this item of expenditure diminished perceptibly.

I gave up my nephew to my country, and I—er—suffered from the shortage of potatoes to an extent that you probably didn't realize.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to give in/give up, such as: abandon, back down, bail out, bow out, buckle under, and capitulate.

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