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give in

verb

Definition of GIVE IN

1
to give up and cease resistance (as to a liking, temptation, or habit) <give in and have some chocolate>
Synonyms bow, cave (in), give in, submit, succumb, surrender
Related Words cater (to), gratify, indulge, wallow; acquiesce (to), concede (to); buckle (under), knuckle under; give over (to)
Antonyms hold off, resist
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>
Related Words acquiesce; defer
Antonyms resist

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