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  • verbadmit defeat
  • verbadmit defeat

synonyms for giving in

  • relinquish
  • cede
  • hand over
  • pull out
  • quit
  • yield
  • back down
  • concede
  • submit
  • comply
  • abandon
  • cease
  • surrender
  • capitulate
  • bail out
  • bow out
  • chicken out
  • collapse
  • cry uncle
  • cut out
  • desist
  • despair
  • drop
  • fold
  • forswear
  • leave off
  • resign
  • stop
  • waive
  • cave in
  • give up
  • buckle under

antonyms for giving in

MOST RELEVANT
  • fight
  • hold out
  • stand up to
  • withstand
  • hold out
  • oppose
  • start
  • continue
  • retain
  • win
  • fight
  • defend
  • keep
  • hold
  • resist
  • disobey
  • reject
  • refuse
  • deny
  • persevere
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How to use giving in in a sentence

After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Each picture bore a label, giving a true description of the once-honoured gem.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Since this is a law of vibration, it is unscientific to speak of giving an overtone, for all tones contain overtones.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He showed his wisdom in giving the Pandemonium card-room a very wide berth for the rest of his days.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Instead of giving you a chance to say, "He has made a mistake," he forced you to say, "He has shown how to get out of a mistake."
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Thereupon the governor attacked him alone, and giving a violent push on the door, opened it.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Captain Duffield wrote two messages, giving one to Harry, and the other to the soldier who was to accompany him.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO GIVING IN

  • acknowledgments
  • admissions
  • allowances
  • assents
  • authorizations
  • boons
  • buybacks
  • compromises
  • confessions
  • copouts
  • deals
  • givebacks
  • giving ins
  • grants
  • indulgences
  • permissions
  • permits
  • privileges
  • rollbacks
  • sellouts
  • surrenders
  • trade-offs
  • warrants
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.