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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 give up

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 give up
      v 1: lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
           [syn: forfeit, throw overboard, waive, forgo]
           [ant: claim]
      2: give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon
         your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her
         ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the
         drowning victim up for dead" [syn: abandon]
      3: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat;
         "In the second round, the challenger gave up" [syn: drop
         out, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw
         in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge]
         [ant: enter]
      4: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your
         little brother" [syn: discontinue, stop, cease, quit,
          lay off] [ant: continue]
      5: give up what is not strictly needed; "he asked if they could
         spare one of their horses to speed his journey" [syn: spare,
          part with, dispense with]
      6: part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my
         bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to
         the throne" [syn: release, relinquish, resign, free]
      7: leave (a job, post, post, or position) voluntarily; "She
         vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman
         resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
         [syn: vacate, resign, renounce]
      8: relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to
         surrender the building after the police moved in" [syn: surrender,
          cede, deliver]
      9: give up or agree to forego to the power or possession of
         another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"
         [syn: surrender] [ant: resist]
      10: stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.;
          "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in
          marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some calims in
          these negociations" [syn: abandon]
      11: allow the other (baseball) team to score; "give up a run"
          [syn: allow]
      12: refrain from consuming; "You will have to forgo alcohol"
          [syn: forgo]