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Synonyms and Antonyms of give way

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give way

synonym (synonym of give way)

hypernym (give way IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • move in order to make room for someone for something (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • stop operating or functioning (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF give way relation)

  • break down, literally or metaphorically (verb.motion)
    burst inward (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    fold or collapse (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    fall loosely (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    fall or sink heavily (verb.motion)
     
  • stop operating or functioning (verb.change)
    stop operating (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    melt, break, or become otherwise unusable (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    fail to fire or detonate (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    fail to function or function improperly (verb.contact)
     

verb group (give way is verb group of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from give way)

  • break down, literally or metaphorically (verb.motion)
    a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures) (noun.event)
     
  • stop operating or functioning (verb.change)
    a cessation of normal operation (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.state)
    loss of ability to function normally (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being broken or damaged (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation ease up give move over break cave in collapse change move crash go down blow blow out misfire malfunction break buy the farm cash in one's chips abandon give up burst breakdown equipment failure failure breakable collapse cave in

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