Give in - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡɪv ɪn|
Brit.  |ɡɪv ɪn|  British pronunciation of the word give in


- yield to another's wish or opinion (syn: accede, bow, defer, submit)
- consent reluctantly (syn: succumb, yield)


The two boys fought until one gave in.

No doubt there is a temptation to give in to this.

...give in and have some chocolate...

Names of all students entering for the examination must be given in by 1 March.

...while the old crooner is now well past his prime, Grandma still harkens back to the “daisy of a performance” he could give in his heyday...

We must not give in to defeatism. We must be optimistic.

She shows no inclination to give in to their demands. uncharitable attitude towards people who give in to alcohol or other temptations...

I won't give in. I won't be broken by him.

The government refused to give in to their demands.

The rebels were eventually forced to give in.

We will carry on fighting to the end. We will never give in.

Rose decided to give in her notice (=officially say she was going to leave her job).

Don't give in to the temptation to argue back.

If you feel the urge for a cigarette, try not to give in to it.

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