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give up

How to sign: put an end to a state or an activity
"Quit teasing your little brother";

quit in ASL Watch how to sign quit in American Sign Language
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give up in ASL Watch how to sign give up in American Sign Language
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give up in ASL Watch how to sign give up in American Sign Language
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lay off in ASL Watch how to sign lay off in American Sign Language
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give up in ASL Watch how to sign give up in American Sign Language
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quit in ASL Watch how to sign quit in American Sign Language
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give up in ASL Watch how to sign give up in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: discontinue, cease, quit, lay off, stop

Within this category: break, call it quits, cheese, drop, leave off, pull the plug, retire, shut off, sign off

give up

How to sign: lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime

forfeit in ASL Watch how to sign forfeit in American Sign Language
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forfeit in ASL Watch how to sign forfeit in American Sign Language
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waive in ASL Watch how to sign waive in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: forfeit, throw overboard, waive, forgo

Categories: abandon

Within this category: lapse

give up

How to sign: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
"In the second round, the challenger gave up";

drop out in ASL Watch how to sign drop out in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: drop out, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in the towel, chuck up the sponge, throw in, quit

give up

How to sign: give up what is not strictly needed
"he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey";

dispense with in ASL Watch how to sign dispense with in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: part with, dispense with, spare

Categories: give

give up

How to sign: relinquish possession or control over
"The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in";

cede in ASL Watch how to sign cede in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: surrender, cede, deliver

Categories: gift, give, present

Within this category: sell, sign away, yield up

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