Definition of give in in English:

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give in

Cease fighting or arguing; admit defeat: he reluctantly gave in to the pressure
More example sentences
  • She is a lover of life, and she is not going to give in without a fight.
  • Not wanting to give in, the Myers fought against the notice and even defended themselves at an appeal.
  • Did you succeed by fighting your fate or by giving in to it?
Synonyms
capitulate, admit/concede defeat, give up, surrender, yield, submit, climb down, back down, give way, defer, acquiesce, relent, succumb, comply
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