Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk udsagnsord: give up

1. give up (om forhold) lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou've forfeited your right to name your successor.
Forfeited property.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forego, forfeit, forgo, throw overboard, waive


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerabandon


Mere specifikke termerlapse


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)arrogate, lay claim, claim

2. give up (om forhold) give up with the intent of never claiming again


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAbandon 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)abandon


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mere specifikke termerforeswear, quit, relinquish, renounce

3. give up (om konkurrence) give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn the second round, the challenger gave up.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chuck up the sponge, drop by the wayside, drop out, fall by the wayside, quit, throw in, throw in the towel


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)enter, participate

4. give up (om tilstand) put an end to a state or an activity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningQuit teasing your little brother.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey give up moving


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cease, discontinue, lay off, quit, stop


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mere specifikke termerbreak, call it a day, call it quits, cheese, close off, drop, knock off, leave off, pull the plug, retire, shut off, sign off, withdraw


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)preserve, uphold, carry on, continue, bear on

5. give up (om forhold) give up what is not strictly needed


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dispense with, part with, spare


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termergive

6. give up (om forhold) part with a possession or right


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest.
Resign a claim to the throne.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)free, release, relinquish, resign


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mindre specifikke termergive, hand, pass, pass on, reach, turn over


Mere specifikke termerderequisition, give, sacrifice

7. give up (om adfærd) leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe vacated the position when she got pregnant.
The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)renounce, resign, vacate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerleave office, quit, resign, step down


Mere specifikke termerabdicate, renounce

8. give up (om forhold) relinquish possession or control over


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cede, deliver, surrender


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mindre specifikke termergift, give, present


Mere specifikke termersell, sign away, sign over, yield up

9. give up (om konkurrence) give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe last Taleban fighters finally surrendered.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)surrender


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mindre specifikke termeryield


Mere specifikke termerabnegate, capitulate, concede


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)stand firm, hold out, resist, withstand

10. give up (om erkendelse) stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage.
Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)abandon


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbreak, cave in, collapse, ease up, fall in, founder, give, give, give way, give way, move over, yield

11. give up (om adfærd) allow the other (baseball) team to score


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGive up a run.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)allow


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

12. give up (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) stop consuming


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKick a habit.
Give up alcohol.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)kick


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mindre specifikke termerdispense with, forego, foreswear, forgo, relinquish, waive









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