throws in the towel

variants: also throws in the sponge
present tense third-person singular of throw in the towel

Synonyms & Antonyms of throws in the towel

to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control)
  • The badly beaten wrestler finally had to throw in the towel.

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“Throws in the towel.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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