acknowledge defeat
index quit (discontinue), submit (yield)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • defeat — /dəˈfit / (say duh feet) verb (t) 1. to overcome in a contest, battle, etc.; vanquish; win or achieve victory over. 2. to frustrate; thwart. 3. Law to annul. –noun 4. the act of overcoming in a contest. 5. an overthrow; vanquishment. 6. a… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • quit — I (discontinue) verb abandon, abdicate, abjure, abort, acknowledge defeat, admit defeat, apostatize, arrest, back out, become inactive, break off, bring to an end, call a halt, capitulate, cause a stoppage, cause to halt, cease, cease progress,… …   Law dictionary

  • collapse — v 1. cave in, tumble down, founder, give way, crumple, crumple up, fall down, fall inward or outward, come apart; crumble, fall into pieces, break into fragments, break apart, fall into ruin; be demolished, be torn down, be felled, be pulled down …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • yield — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abdicate, abjure, accede, accept, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, acknowledge, acknowledge defeat, adapt, adapt to, adjust, adjust to, administer, admit, afford, aftermath, agree, agree provisionally,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • give — [c]/gɪv / (say giv) verb (gave, given, giving) –verb (t) 1. to deliver freely; bestow; hand over: to give someone a present. 2. to deliver to another in exchange for something; pay. 3. to pass over to: give me that book, please. 4. to grant… …   Australian English dictionary

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