give (oneself) up to (something)

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Definition of give (oneself) up to (something)

: to allow (oneself) to be fully affected by, controlled by, or involved in (something) He gave himself up to despair. She gave herself up completely to her work.

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“Give (oneself) up to (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28oneself%29%20up%20to%20%28something%29. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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