Synonyms for gives up
- back down
- bail out
- bow out
- buckle under
- cave in
- chicken out
- cry uncle
- cut out
- drop like a hot potato
- hand over
- leave off
- pull out
- take the oath
- throw in the towel
- walk out on
- wash one's hands of
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GIVES UP
What is the reward if one gives up the fascination of life and the world?
But they let us live because, every so often, one of us gives up and joins them.
At last one—most often the workers'—side weakens and gives up the struggle.
"Unless Mrs. Fletcher gives up her seat," said Jessie demurely.
The snake bites, but hurts himself, and after a while gives up biting.
He gives up his freedom in order not to perish through enjoyment.
The subject, they say, "gives up" more and quicker when the hurry call is sounded.
I don't see that that exonerates the man who gives up the keys of the sanctuary, as it were.
The grave, where He weeps like a woman, gives up its prisoner at His word.
The true hero is he who gives up his will and, if need be, his life, at the order of his leader.