1. To forsake, leave behind
2. To give up with the intent of never claiming again; SYN. give up.
3. To leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; SYN. forsake, desert, to leave in the lurch.
4. To stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.; SYN. give up.
When you move away from danger or a person you are arguing or fighting with in order to avoid injury or a more serious fight or argument, you back off. When you tell people to back off, you are warning them that you are becoming angry and that a fight or argument is likely.
To move out of a space backwards; backout
To throw or push aside; to neglect; to reject as useless or inconvenient.
To put into a bank account; SYN. bank.
To forgo; do or go without.
Sinonimi: take off
1. To remove; SYN. take off.
2. To rid oneself of; put aside
1. To let fall to the ground
2. To fall vertically
3. To go down in value
4. To leave or unload, esp. of passengers or cargo; SYN. set down, put down, unload.
5. To utter casually
6. To lose (said of games, in sports)
7. To stop pursuing or acting; SYN. knock off.
8. To terminate an association with
9. To give birth; used for animals
10. To change from one level to another
1. To give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; SYN. give up, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, leave, chuck up the sponge.
2. To leave school or some other program prematurely
Sinonimi: give up
To refrain from consuming; SYN. give up.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: forsook, forsaken).
1. To quit or leave entirely; to desert; to abandon; to depart or withdraw from; to leave.
2. To renounce; to reject; to refuse.
1. To hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration.
2. To rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat;
3. When an object remains in good condition after heavy use, it holds up.
4. When a plan, idea, or agreement is still believed in or respected after a period of time, it has held up.
SYN. stick up.
To depart and forget, or neglect to bring or take along: She wept thinking she'd been left behind.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: left).
1. To be survived by after one's death; SYN. leave behind.
2. To cause to be in a specified state.
3. To go away from a place; SYN. go forth, go away.
4. To have left or have as a remainder.
5. To leave behind.
6. To leave home, school, a position, etc.; SYN. depart.
7. To leave unchanged or unaltered.
8. To let be; leave alone or undisturbed; SYN. let.
9. To make a possibility or provide opportunity for; SYN. allow for, allow, provide for.
10. To refrain from taking; SYN. leave behind.
11. To result in; SYN. result, lead.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: quit).
1. To stop an action.
2. To take leave of one's employment, permanently and abruptly.
3. To exit from an enclosed area.
1. To withdraw from; to leave behind; to desist from; to abandon; to quit
2. To give up; to renounce a claim to; resign
1. To keep in one's possession; SYN. hold, keep back, hold back.
2. To hire to represent; of legal counsel; SYN. engage.
3. To hold within
4. To keep in one's mind
1. To lay away for future use; SYN. hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away.
2. To provide storage for or keep in storage.
1. To leave behind empty; move out of; SYN. empty, abandon.
2. To leave voluntarily; of a job, post or position; SYN. renounce, resign, give up.
To dispense with something which is normally required; SYN. relinquish, forgo, foreswear, dispense with.
To leave in the lurch; abandon, desert