Synonyms and Antonyms of give over
1 to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end his wife suggested that he give over working such long hours if it was making him so unhappy Synonyms of give over break, break off, break up, can [slang], cease, cut off, cut out, desist (from), discontinue, drop, end, stop, halt, knock off, lay off, leave off, pack (up or in), quit, shut offWords Related to give over complete, conclude, finish; close (down); deactivate; block, blockade, dam, delay, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, kibosh, obstruct, stem; call, suspend; arrest, brake, check, clamp down, rein (in), squash, squelch, stamp, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn back; pause, stay, suspend; abolish, abort, annul, demolish, destroy, dissolve, kill, ruin, scuttle, snuffNear Antonyms of give over carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep up, run on; advance, proceed, progress; actuate, drive, impel, propel, stir
2 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another gave over his entire savings to an investor Synonyms of give over commend, commit, confide, consign, delegate, deliver, entrust (also intrust), give, hand, hand over, leave, pass, recommend, repose, transfer, transmit, trust, turn over, vestWords Related to give over confer, grant; assign, deal (out), dispense, disperse, distribute, divide; hand in, release, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn in, yield; bequeath, hand down, hand on, will; advance, lend, loan; furnish, supply; recommit, redeliver, regive, retransfer, retransmitNear Antonyms of give over detain, hold back, reserve, withhold; own, possess; accept, receive, take in; occupy, take, take overAntonyms of give over hold, keep, retain
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