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give in

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of give in

  1. 1 to give up and cease resistance (as to a liking, temptation, or habit) <give in and have some chocolate> Synonyms bow, cave (in), yield, submit, succumb, surrenderRelated Words cater (to), gratify, indulge, wallow; acquiesce (to), concede (to); buckle (under), knuckle under; give over (to)Near Antonyms battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, fight, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstand; reject; bridle, check, constrain, curb, inhibit, restrain, stifleAntonyms hold off, resist

  2. 2 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control) <after withstanding hours of begging, their father finally gave in and let them go to the amusement park> Synonyms blink, bow, budge, capitulate, concede, yield, knuckle under, quit, relent, submit, succumb, surrenderRelated Words acquiesce; deferNear Antonyms contend, fight, hold off; battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstandAntonyms resist





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