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Synonyms for give




give someone away

give something out: distribute

give something up: abandon


give something up: quit


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


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


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give out: to make or become no longer active or productive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


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


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


present to view

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perform for an audience

be flexible under stress of physical force


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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Each has a clear mission, and neither will give ground to its perceived adversary.
Rents continue to give ground in the Downtown market.
We meet in our diagonals me, heading for the middle-class lawn in its virginal blanket and odd bouffant puffs hovering over the swing-set, and him, bee-lining for some futuristic aluminum garbage cans that must be very compelling, because the shrunk refuses to give ground, and equally that shunk refuses to advance when I give ground My feet are supremely numb and daring in my cheap black pumps with the clean snow melting into my insteps, and this skunk, the type of which I have never seen before I came to Provincetown being more white than black, and looking like a pursy Persian cat, is now having some sort of fit First it stomps its little feet--then arches its back and chitters.
Disney has so far refused to give ground in negotiations with the unions that represent its cast members, refusing to discuss how it might share a tiny portion of the $32 billion in revenue and $2.
However, her party's position on key issues provide clues as to where the Tories may have to give ground.
Raytheon began flight tests of the persistent close air support system, the third phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency effort to give ground troops with rapid, more accurate close air support.
Together with a high oil price of more than USD70 per barrel, the figures give ground for optimism towards Aker Solutions in the future," the broker said.
Conservative former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine said that there was no need for Mr Cameron to give ground to the Lib-Dems on reform of the electoral system.
46 million so far, this is lower than first feared as workers give ground on pay and hours to avoid even more savage cutbacks.
Mr Brown has already been forced to give ground and accept that evidence sessions will be held in public, having originally announced that they would be conducted behind closed doors.
The row has again put Mr Brown under pressure from Labour MPs who forced him this month to give ground over the abolition of the 10p rate of income tax.
They stood in front of each other and unloaded heavy shots and neither was willing to give ground in a ferocious battle of wills.
Home Secretary Charles Clarke was coming under intense pressure today to give ground on his controversial new anti-terrorism powers as the measure faces its final Commons hurdle.
But he was not expected to give ground over the principle of an increased role for private firms in areas such as the NHS.
This is trench warfare of the NBA playoffs, only somebody has to give ground every round.