other words 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
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
No hunter, even if a youth, gives up so long as there is a fighting chance for life.
In a word, while no Englishman gives up or will ever give up—that's all rot—the job he has in hand is not going well.
What do you think of a man who gives up his purpose so suddenly?
He who gives up the smallest part of a secret has the rest no longer in his power.
Its normal use is to denote the breath of life, the ‘ghost’ a man ‘gives up’ at the moment of death.
Potassium chlorate, when heated with manganese dioxide, gives up its oxygen at a much lower temperature than when heated alone.
The characters are very inconstant, and Brady gives up the attempt to distinguish the group by precise and constant characters.
The organs of respiration: the organs in which the blood receives oxygen and gives up carbon dioxide.
But this is most unsatisfactory; for in giving up discovery, one gives up one of the highest enjoyments of Natural History.
What wonder if she gives up the hard struggle and strays from this path.
USE gives up IN A SENTENCE
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