giving up


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Noun1.giving up - a verbal act of admitting defeatgiving up - a verbal act of admitting defeat  
relinquishing, relinquishment - a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
2.giving up - the act of forsaking
forgoing, forswearing, renunciation - the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
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This comes close to my ideal airplane not because it's sleek--although it is that--or fast--it's that, too--but because it's efficient without giving up perfor-mance.
Owners are giving up their vehicles due to high leases, the economy, and prices of gasoline," says Frank Orlando, head of the New York Fraud Bureau.