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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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