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Synonyms for give

pass

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concede

give someone away

give something out: distribute

give something up: abandon

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give something up: quit

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give something up: hand over

Synonyms for give

to make a gift of

to present as a gift to a charity or cause

to relinquish to the possession or control of another

to distribute (money) as payment

to provide as a remedy

to mete out by means of some action

to let have as a favor, prerogative, or privilege

to put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance

to set aside or distribute as a share

to produce on the stage

to organize and carry out (an activity)

to cause (a disease) to pass to another or others

to bring forth (a product)

to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

to be unable to hold up

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give away: to disclose in a breach of confidence

give back: to put (someone) in the possession of a prior position or office

give back: to send, put, or carry back to a former location

give forth: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

give in: to cease opposition

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give off: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

give out: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

give out: to cease functioning properly

give out: to suddenly lose all health or strength

give out: to lose so much strength and power as to become ineffective or motionless

give out: to make or become no longer active or productive

give out: to prove deficient or insufficient

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give over: to yield (oneself) unrestrainedly, as to a particular impulse

give over: to cease consideration or treatment of

give up: to yield (oneself) unrestrainedly, as to a particular impulse

give up: to cease trying to accomplish or continue

give up: to desist from, cease, or discontinue (a habit, for example)

give up: to cease consideration or treatment of

give up: to lose all hope

Synonyms for give

the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

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cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense

convey or reveal information

convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.

organize or be responsible for

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convey or communicate

cause to happen or be responsible for

transmit (knowledge or skills)

leave with

emit or utter

give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

give (as medicine)

bestow, especially officially

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move in order to make room for someone for something

contribute to some cause

estimate the duration or outcome of something

execute and deliver

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deliver in exchange or recompense

afford access to

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present to view

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perform for an audience

be flexible under stress of physical force

propose

accord by verdict

manifest or show

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offer in good faith

submit for consideration, judgment, or use

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guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion

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allow to have or take

inflict as a punishment

consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man

proffer (a body part)

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References in periodicals archive ?
HE COULD have passed unnoticed among the early-morning joggers - but the Aston Villa shirt with "10 Cameron" on the back rather gave the game away.
But then Putin gave the game away by joking about how friendly the PM had been to him.
He gave the game away when he was spotted climbing into her Range Rover.
It was such an off night for the Sparks they nearly gave the game away with 3.
IF ever one word gave the game away it was in the comment by Racecourse Holdings Trust managing director Richard Johnston in his
Because when the couple emerged from her home in Bray, Co Wicklow, the following morning, Barry's baggy eyes gave the game away.
But then Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra) totally gave the game away and it was just like listening to The Ramones - even the song lasted barely 90 seconds.
But the fiery Italian's chicken moves on the dance floor while on holiday in Rome gave the game away.
Burbank nearly gave the game away with sloppy play, turning the ball over three times and having three touchdowns called back on penalties.
DRINK-driver Gail Powell gave the game away when she drove past a police car - with her broken leg in a plaster cast out of the window.
In fact, her mum gave the game away by being spotted out and about buying bracelets with the names 'Max' and 'Emme' on them.
The last three minutes, we gave the game away,'' Burroughs coach Doug Nicol said.
But he gave the game away in his programme notes when he said: "I would not say this is our last chance, but I do say we must have an urgent response and a determined effort to make sure we hold our place among the front runners before it becomes too late.
I CAN'T believe how easily England gave the game away after conceding so many penalties.
His neighbours gave the game away by revealing he was staying at a plush hotel in Gloucestershire with his wife.