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Synonyms for giving upgiv·ing up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giving up, yielding, surrendernoun

    a verbal act of admitting defeat

    Synonyms:
    fall, capitulation, forsaking, yielding, concession, surrender, resignation, conceding

  2. forsaking, giving upnoun

    the act of forsaking

    Synonyms:
    surrender, forsaking, abandonment, yielding, desertion

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#11564surrender
#15150resignation
#16569concession
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#22574abandonment
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#66580desertion
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How to use giving up in a sentence?

  1. Mingo County:

    We are not giving up on the fact that our history is in coal mining.

  2. Chloe Dewberry:

    No one ever got anywhere by giving up when it got tough, i'm so enraged, I don't even notice.

  3. The Apple chief executive:

    We’ve worried for a number of years that people in many countries were giving up data probably without knowing fully what they were doing and that these detailed profiles that were being built of them, that one day something would occur and people would be incredibly offended by what had been done without them being aware of it, unfortunately that prediction has come true more than once.

  4. Praveen Tyagi:

    I have seen students in pain, going through meltdowns, coming close to giving up.

  5. Andrew Junkin:

    By divesting you are really giving up your voice, your ability to influence change, and you've just sold it to somebody else. Those shares are going to get voted by somebody else now instead of by you, and you don't get to advance your goals.

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