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plays dead

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Synonyms for plays dead

verb give up; resign
  • abandon
  • capitulate
  • cede
  • commit
  • concede
  • give in
  • hand over
  • leave
  • quit
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • submit
  • succumb
  • waive
  • yield
  • consign
  • entrust
  • fall
  • fold
  • forego
  • knuckle
  • buckle under
  • cave in
  • cry uncle
  • deliver up
  • eat crow
  • eat humble pie
  • go along with
  • go down
  • go under
  • knuckle under
  • let go
  • pack it in
  • part with
  • play dead
  • put up white flag
  • roll over
  • throw in the towel
  • toss it in

Antonyms for plays dead

  • come
  • continue
  • defend
  • fight
  • hold
  • keep
  • refuse
  • reject
  • retain
  • win
  • conquer
  • surpass
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.