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Gave Way

Pronunciation of Gave Way
/ɡˈe͡ɪv wˈe͡ɪ/, /ɡˈe‍ɪv wˈe‍ɪ/, /ɡ_ˈeɪ_v w_ˈeɪ/

Synonyms for gave way:

budge (verb)

bend, change, convince, give way, inch, influence, locomote, move, persuade, propel, push, remove, roll, shift, slide, stir, sway, yield, change position.

chicken out (verb)

avoid, back down, back out, beg off, bow out, cancel, chicken out, cop out, give up, go back on, pull out, recant, renege, resign, scratch, surrender, throw in the towel, welsh, withdraw, worm out, back pedal, have no stomach for, wimp out, weasel out, blow it off, get cold feet, shy from, wiggle out, funk out, make concessions, turn yellow.

collapse (verb)

break, cave in, conk out, crumple, deflate, disintegrate, droop, drop, exhaust, fail, faint, fall down, flag, flake out, fold, founder, give, give in, give out, go, go to pieces, keel over, languish, shatter, subside, succumb, tire, topple, weaken, weary, wilt, belly up, crack up.

crack (verb)

blow up, break down, bug out, collapse, flip, lose it, go crazy, become insane, become deranged, blow one's mind, go bonkers.

crash (verb)

bump, collide, ditch, dive, fall flat, go in, hurtle, lurch, meet, overbalance, overturn, pancake, pitch, plunge, prang, slip, smash, sprawl, tumble, upset, washout, bite the dust, splash down, crash-land, drive into, fall headlong, fall prostrate, plough into.

crumple (verb)

buckle, crease, crimp, crinkle, crush, fall, pucker, ruck, rumple, scrunch, shrivel, wad, wrinkle, Rimple, Crimple, screw.

cry uncle (verb)

put one's tail between one's legs.

despair (verb)

abandon, despond, destroy, flatten, relinquish, renounce, take down, lose heart, lose faith, be hopeless, let air out, have heavy heart.

fall (verb)

capitulate, die, go down, go under, lie down, obey, perish, slump, submit, defer to, eat dirt, be lost, be casualty, be destroyed, be killed, be taken, fall to pieces, pass into enemy hands.

give (verb)

allow, cave, cede, concede, contract, crumble, devote, flex, fold up, grant, hand over, lend, open, recede, relax, relent, retire, retreat, sag, shrink, sink, slacken, bow to.

obey (verb)

abide by, accede, accept, accord, acquiesce, act upon, agree, answer, assent, carry out, comply, concur, discharge, embrace, execute, follow, fulfill, heed, hold fast, keep, knuckle under, mind, observe, perform, respond, serve, take orders, toe the line, live by, adhere to, get in line, be ruled by, be loyal to, do as one says, do one's bidding, do one's duty, do what is expected, do what one is told, play second fiddle.

relent (verb)

come around, cool it, die away, ease, ease off, ebb, forbear, let go, lighten up, mellow out, melt, moderate, quit, slow, soften, wane, show mercy, go along with, be merciful, change one's mind, ease up on, give quarter, give some slack, go easy on, have mercy, have pity, lay back, let it happen, say uncle, cry uncle.

retire (verb)

decamp, depart, draw back, exit, fall back, get away, get off, go away, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the sack, part, pull back, regress, repeal, rescind, revoke, run along, rusticate, secede, separate, turn in, take off, deny oneself, seclude oneself, give ground, give up work, go to one's room, leave service, make vacant, sever connections, stop working, absent oneself.

sag (verb)

bag, bow, bulge, curve, dangle, decline, dip, fall away, fall off, flap, flop, hang, lean, settle, swag, drop off, hang down.

snap (verb)

click, come apart, crackle, fracture, pop, crack.

split (verb)

bifurcate, branch, burst, cleave, dichotomize, disband, disjoin, dissever, disunite, diverge, divide, divorce, fork, gape, hack, isolate, rend, rip, rive, sever, slash, slit, snap, splinter, sunder, tear, whack, put asunder, part company, come undone, go separate ways.

submit (verb)

abide, acknowledge, appease, defer, give away, humor, indulge, knuckle, kowtow, stoop, tolerate, truckle, withstand, put up with, resign oneself, eat crow, grin and bear it, be submissive, go with the flow, lay down arms.

succumb (verb)

cease, croak, decease, demise, expire, pass, pass away, take the count, pack it in, fall victim to, give in to, give up the ghost, meet waterloo, show white flag.

superannuate (verb)

pension, put out to pasture.

weaken (verb)

abate, adulterate, cripple, cut, debase, debilitate, decrease, depress, devitalize, dilute, diminish, dwindle, ease up, enervate, fade, halt, impair, impoverish, invalidate, lessen, limp, lose, lower, minimize, mitigate, reduce, relapse, sap, slow down, temper, thin, thin out, totter, tremble, undermine, vitiate, water down, break up, lose spirit.

withdraw (verb)

abjure, bail out, blow, book, check out, detach, disengage, draw away, drop out, eliminate, extract, keep apart, leave, phase out, quail, recoil, switch, take leave, take out, vacate, take away, ease out, keep aloof, take a hike, get lost, exfiltrate, make oneself scarce.

yield (verb)

abdicate, buy, part with, call it quits, come to terms, admit defeat, give oneself over, suffer defeat.

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