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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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