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|present participle||giving up|
|past tense||gave up|
|past participle||given up|
His wife finally persuaded him to give up smoking.
Giving up his job was the last thing we expected him to do.
The new arrangement would mean giving up some of their political independence.
They agreed to give half their office up to the temporary staff.
This is the British English definition of give up. View American English definition of give up.
a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve