give up


  • lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime;
  • give up with the intent of never claiming again;
  • give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat;
  • put an end to a state or an activity;
  • give up what is not strictly needed;
  • part with a possession or right;
  • leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily;
  • relinquish possession or control over;
  • give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another;
  • stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims;
    • "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"
  • allow the other (baseball) team to score;
    • "give up a run"
  • stop consuming;
    • "give up alcohol"