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give a run for money
give and take
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give in definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure" [syn: submit, bow, defer, accede, give in]
2: consent reluctantly [syn: yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under]

Merriam Webster's

verb Date: 1602 transitive verb deliver, submit <gave in his resignation> intransitive verb to yield under insistence or entreaty ; surrender

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you give in, you admit that you are defeated or that you cannot do something. All right. I give in. What did you do with the ship? PHRASAL VERB: V P 2. If you give in, you agree to do something that you do not want to do. I pressed my parents until they finally gave in and registered me for skating classes... Officials say they won't give in to the workers' demands. PHRASAL VERB: V P, V P to n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. (Active.) 1. Hand in, pass in. 2. Abate, deduct, discount. II. (Neuter.) Yield, surrender, give up, cry quits, cry quarter.

Moby Thesaurus

back down, bow to, break off combat, cave in, cease resistance, circulate, come across with, deliver, deliver over, distribute, fork over, forward, give ground, give out, give over, give up, give way, hand, hand in, hand it to, hand out, hand over, lose face, pass, pass out, pass over, quit the field, reach, render, resign, surrender, transfer, turn over, yield, yield the palm


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