HyperDic: give_in

English > 2 senses of the expression give in:
VERBcommunicationgive in, submit, bow, defer, accedeyield to another's wish / wish or opinion
communicationgive in, yield, succumb, knuckle under, buckle underconsent reluctantly
English > give in: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningYield to another's wish / wish or opinion.
PatternSomebody ----s to somebody
Synonymssubmit, bow, defer, accede
Broaderyield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle underconsent reluctantly
Spanishacceder, deferir, someterse
Catalancedir
English > give in: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningconsent reluctantly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymsyield, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under
Narrowersubmit, bow, defer, accede, give inYield to another's wish / wish or opinion
Broaderaccept, consent, go forGive an affirmative reply to
See alsogivebe flexible under stress of physical force
Spanishceder, claudicar, conceder, consentir, doblegarse, sucumbir
Catalancedir, concedir, consentir, sucumbir

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