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Origin of give-up
Words nearby give-up
Example sentences from the Web for give-up
Rather, it was that dogged courage that never even permits a suggestion of give-up to enter the mind of the fighter.The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea|Janet Aldridge
It began to look dubious for Randall, but there was no give-up in her playing.A Quarter-Back's Pluck|Lester Chadwick
I guess if I was the give-up kind I'd have been flat on my back.Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
But there was no give-up in her expression; determination marked every fine cut line.The Ranch Girls at Rainbow Lodge|Margaret Vandercook
Here the give-up, the negation of the lower passions, synchronizes with a take-up, the assertion of a beatitude.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
British Dictionary definitions for give-up
Idioms and Phrases with give-up
Surrender, as in The suspect gave himself up. [1100s]
Stop doing or performing something, as in They gave up the search, or She gave up smoking almost thirty years ago. [c. 1600]
Part with, relinquish, as in They gave up their New York apartment, or We gave up all hope of finding the lost tickets. [Mid-1500s]
Lose hope for, as in We had given you up as lost. [Late 1500s]
Admit defeat, as in I give up—what's the right answer? [c. 1600]
give up on. Abandon, lose one's faith in, as in I gave up on writing a novel, or She gave up on religion years ago. [Colloquial; second half of 1900s] Also see give oneself up to.