[ giv-uhp ]
/ ˈgɪvˌʌp /


something conceded or relinquished; concession: Labor has balked at any more give-ups in the contract talks.
Stock Exchange.
  1. a commission shared among two or more stockbrokers.
  2. a part of a commission that constitutes a single such share.

Nearby words

  1. give voice to,
  2. give way,
  3. give way to,
  4. give what for,
  5. give-and-take,
  6. giveaway,
  7. giveback,
  8. given,
  9. given name,
  10. given to

Origin of give-up

First recorded in 1965–70; noun use of verb phrase give up Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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