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Synonyms for give way

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. move over, give way, give, ease up, yield(verb)

    move in order to make room for someone for something

    Synonyms:
    hand, commit, chip in, dedicate, succumb, cave in, collapse, impart, flag, concede, pass on, move over, return, establish, knuckle under, fail, hold, reach, go bad, have, give in, make, give, throw, gift, kick in, conk out, feed, break, slacken off, break down, apply, relent, give out, grant, go, founder, devote, fall in, pass, render, buckle under, cede, soften, present, die, sacrifice, yield, open, turn over, leave, give way, consecrate, generate, contribute, ease off, afford, let up, pay, ease up, bear

  2. collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder(verb)

    break down, literally or metaphorically

    Synonyms:
    crack, consecrate, break away, give way, unwrap, devote, contribute, chip in, give out, split up, conk out, part, have, afford, collapse, hold, die, transgress, founder, weaken, crumple, bump, discover, snap off, turn over, go, demote, ease up, break out, separate, split, hand, gift, crack up, damp, smash, render, move over, feed, pay, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, reveal, divulge, pause, let on, open, get around, interrupt, wear out, grant, establish, break-dance, stop, check, break up, breach, develop, fall flat, give, return, apply, present, better, cave in, make, offend, go bad, impart, generate, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, give away, reach, recrudesce, tumble, break dance, go against, dampen, throw, fall in, soften, break in, let out, dedicate, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, burst, pass, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, fall through, join, expose, break, crock up, discontinue, intermit, flop, leave, yield, get together, commit, sacrifice, wear, kick in, pass on

  3. give way, yield(verb)

    end resistance, as under pressure or force

    Synonyms:
    go, conk out, ease up, grant, give way, succumb, bear, cede, pay, give, soften, break down, cave in, afford, knuckle under, founder, render, concede, break, relent, move over, generate, return, die, buckle under, fall in, yield, fail, give in, give out, collapse, go bad

  4. fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down(verb)

    stop operating or functioning

    Synonyms:
    peter out, function, crumble, give off, perish, break away, give way, unwrap, hold out, run, endure, lead, give out, hand out, split up, conk out, operate, dampen, travel, collapse, last, go wrong, bomb, transgress, discontinue, founder, weaken, go away, crumple, bump, discover, demote, stop, go, take apart, move, damp, ease up, rifle, separate, decompose, miscarry, split, run low, die out, cash in one's chips, dissect, smash, pause, move over, spoil, pass out, pass away, get out, drop dead, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, reveal, divulge, part, betray, let on, blend in, run short, get around, get going, locomote, intermit, wear out, expire, lose it, check, break dance, break-dance, live, give-up the ghost, kick the bucket, breach, blend, burst, give, plump, crack, ruin, run down, fit, erupt, emit, better, flush it, belong, tumble, offend, go bad, become flat, survive, crush, get, disclose, break off, snuff it, bust, flunk, become, give away, break up, analyse, live on, interrupt, break out, croak, run out, choke, poop out, pop off, pall, sound, fall in, soften, go against, let out, come apart, neglect, extend, start, depart, kick downstairs, distribute, decease, die, pass, proceed, break down, infract, exit, conk, fail, buy the farm, bankrupt, hold up, develop, expose, break, analyze, fall apart, break in, snap off, snap, yield, work, cave in, wear, recrudesce

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. give way

    Synonyms:
    withdraw, recede, retire, retreat, make room

  2. give way

    Synonyms:
    fail, break, be broken

  3. give way

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) row, bend to the oars


Translations for give way

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • nachgeben, weichenGerman
  • Ceda el pasoSpanish
  • antaa periksi, sortua, väistää, tilaFinnish
  • abandonner, céder, céder la place à, laisser la place àFrench
  • ngaeki, ngawhere, tautukuMāori
  • ustąpić miejsca, ustąpić pierwszeństwaPolish
  • поддаться, пропустить, поддаваться, уступать дорогу, пропускать, уступить, уступить дорогу, уступатьRussian
  • 讓路Chinese

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