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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
give up control abandon
voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away abandonment
give up a position of responsibility abdicate
give up power or responsibility abdicate
throne, give up the abdicate
give up something held dear abjure , abnegate , forsake , renounce
give up rights, claim abnegate , renounce
first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son Abraham , Ibrahim
(nautical) a portable ladder hung over the side of a vessel to give access to small boats alongside accommodation ladder
give approval or praise accredit
give credentials to accredit
speech without preparation, give ad-lib , extemporize , improvise
give out administer , dole
give money before it is due advance
give counsel advise
give assistance aid
commercial antacid; tablets dissolve in water to give an effervescent solution Alka-seltzer
assign and give out allocate
give out in shares allocate , allot , apportion , dispense , distribute
give in portions allot
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