give in

verb
|Updated on: 22 Jun 2018

Definition of give in

: deliver, submit
  • gave in his resignation
: to yield under insistence or entreaty : surrender

Examples of give in in a Sentence

  1. give in and have some chocolate

  2. after withstanding hours of begging, their father finally gave in and let them go to the amusement park

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First Known Use of give in

1602

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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