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.
Giving up her career was not an option because the job afforded a steady income that smoothed out the business' slow times, and, more importantly, provided excellent health insurance and other benefits.
"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.