Give up and Leave

Give up

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Give up verb – To give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress.
Leave is a synonym for give up in abandon topic. In some cases you can use "Leave" instead a verb "Give up", when it comes to topics like retire, give in, release, abdicate.
Synonyms for Give up


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Leave verb – To cause to remain behind.
Usage example: starry-eyed lovers who promise never to leave one another

Give up is a synonym for leave in abandon topic. You can use "Give up" instead a verb "Leave", if it concerns topics such as quit, activity, retire.
Nearby Words: leaving, leaven, leaved, leaver
Synonyms for Leave

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  • Rather, it ends only after you leave the Chain — which, if you do it earlier, is a Nonstandard Game Over (as in, sure you can just give up and leave before you've beaten the game if you want).
  • Post-Victory Collapse Either a Heroic Second Wind that gets the bad guy to leave or give up without a fight, or maybe he jumps into the fray and beats The Dragon down with his bare hands.
  • Advertising / Got Milk? After they give up and leave, Mario leaps out of the television, goes to their refrigerator, and drinks a carton of milk, growing to giant size.
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