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We may not have demon fathers dangling offers of infernal power before us, but everyone understands what it means to struggle with temptation or resist the urge to give in to our baser natures.
Jacqueline Carey

Meaning of "give in" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE IN

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIVE IN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Give in is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb give in in English.

WHAT DOES GIVE IN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of give in in the English dictionary

The definition of give in in the dictionary is to yield; admit defeat. Other definition of give in is to submit or deliver.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GIVE IN

PRESENT

Present
I give in
you give in
he/she/it gives in
we give in
you give in
they give in
Present continuous
I am giving in
you are giving in
he/she/it is giving in
we are giving in
you are giving in
they are giving in
Present perfect
I have given in
you have given in
he/she/it has given in
we have given in
you have given in
they have given in
Present perfect continuous
I have been giving in
you have been giving in
he/she/it has been giving in
we have been giving in
you have been giving in
they have been giving in
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I gave in
you gave in
he/she/it gave in
we gave in
you gave in
they gave in
Past continuous
I was giving in
you were giving in
he/she/it was giving in
we were giving in
you were giving in
they were giving in
Past perfect
I had given in
you had given in
he/she/it had given in
we had given in
you had given in
they had given in
Past perfect continuous
I had been giving in
you had been giving in
he/she/it had been giving in
we had been giving in
you had been giving in
they had been giving in
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will give in
you will give in
he/she/it will give in
we will give in
you will give in
they will give in
Future continuous
I will be giving in
you will be giving in
he/she/it will be giving in
we will be giving in
you will be giving in
they will be giving in
Future perfect
I will have given in
you will have given in
he/she/it will have given in
we will have given in
you will have given in
they will have given in
Future perfect continuous
I will have been giving in
you will have been giving in
he/she/it will have been giving in
we will have been giving in
you will have been giving in
they will have been giving in
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would give in
you would give in
he/she/it would give in
we would give in
you would give in
they would give in
Conditional continuous
I would be giving in
you would be giving in
he/she/it would be giving in
we would be giving in
you would be giving in
they would be giving in
Conditional perfect
I would have give in
you would have give in
he/she/it would have give in
we would have give in
you would have give in
they would have give in
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been giving in
you would have been giving in
he/she/it would have been giving in
we would have been giving in
you would have been giving in
they would have been giving in
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you give in
we let´s give in
you give in
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to give in
Past participle
given in
Present Participle
giving in
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE IN

give as good as one gets
give away
give battle
give birth
give chase
give free rein
give ground
give guard
give head
give hostages to fortune
give it heaps
give it hot
give it up for someone
give me
give odds
give off
give offence
give one´s eyeteeth for
give one´s right arm
give onto

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE IN

at home in
cave in
chime in
close in
come in
done in
have in
lie in
live in
make a hole in
move in
outside in
phase in
phone in
settle in
take in
tie in
tune in
wire in
write in

Synonyms and antonyms of give in in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIVE IN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «give in» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of give in

Translation of «give in» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE IN

Find out the translation of give in to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give in from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give in» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

让步
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

renunciar
570 millions of speakers

English

give in
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

में दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَسْتَسْلِمُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сдаваться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

render-se
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দিতে দাও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

céder
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berikan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nachgeben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

屈服する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

항복하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

nyerah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đầu hàng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मध्ये देणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

arrendersi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poddać się
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

здаватися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a se da bătut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υποχωρώ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge sig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

overgi (seg)
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give in

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE IN»

The term «give in» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.636 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE IN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «give in» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «give in» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about give in

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10 QUOTES WITH «GIVE IN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word give in.
1
Scott Alexander
The basic rule of free enterprise: You must give in order to get.
2
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
I want to empower and educate and inspire individuals who are giving to give in a way that is more meaningful. The more meaningful our giving is, the more giving we will do.
3
Jacques Barzun
I'll read, and then I'll take naps. When I feel sleep coming on, I give in and don't fight it.
4
Stephanie Beacham
When I got into the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, a doctor told me to give up the course as I'd be totally deaf within a couple of years. But I refused to give in.
5
Kevin Bleyer
Our Congress should stay in session all summer - camp out in D.C., and turn off the AC. Put on their stuffiest powdered wigs and sweat it out, until they give in and put their John Hancocks (and their Nancy Pelosis and their John Boehners) on at least one meaningful law that no one wants to repeal.
6
Omar Bongo
In spite of our poverty and our economic dependence, we do not have to give in, neither because we are sometimes abandoned nor because of the wish of some nations to impose their economic or political models.
7
Robert Bourassa
It seemed to be inadmissible to give in on such a fundamental point. This would have meant that any one who would have wanted to be a terrorist could gain eventually their freedom thanks to another kidnapping.
8
Robert Bourassa
There was never in my mind a desire to give in on the subject of freeing the political prisoners.
9
Jacqueline Carey
We may not have demon fathers dangling offers of infernal power before us, but everyone understands what it means to struggle with temptation or resist the urge to give in to our baser natures.
10
Vanessa Carlton
A lot of people give in to those pressures and let others influence the process on their second albums because they want to achieve the success they had with their first again, but they don't know how to do it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE IN»

Discover the use of give in in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give in and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All The Way Up From Rock Bottom
Never Give in to Fear : Laughing all the way up from Rock Bottom, the enhanced edition of this darkly funny, dramatic memoir, describes an emerging stand-up comic's drug-fueled descent into the underworld, escape from human traffickers, ...
Marti MacGibbon, 2012
2
French Parents Don't Give In: 100 parenting tips from Paris
In response to the enthusiastic reception of her bestselling parenting memoir French Children Don't Throw Food, Pamela Druckerman now offers a practical handbook that distils her findings into one hundred short and straightforward tips to ...
Pamela Druckerman, 2013
3
How the Mighty Fall: And why Some Companies Never Give in
Decline can be avoided.Decline can be detected.Decline can be reversed.Amidst the desolate landscape of fallen great companies, Jim Collins began to wonder: How do the mighty fall? Can decline be detected early and avoided?
Jim Collins, James Charles Collins, 2009
4
Don't Give In, Give Choices
Every day parents are faced with power struggles. As Your child grows, the need for cooperation increases, yet it becomes more difficult to get. Grace Ketterman and Pat Holt offer simple, practical advice to get the results you want.
Pat Holt, M. D. Grace Ketterman, 2010
5
Don't Give In... God Wants You to Win!: Preparing for ...
In her personable and enthusiastic style, Wells helps readers understand: what spiritual warfare is why they fight who they are fighting how to dress for the war how to win the war who ultimately is in control of the fight "Don't Give In- ...
Thelma Wells, 2009
6
Give In To Me: A H.O.T. Cops Novel
The H.O.T. Cops: Trained to impose the law, but naturally skilled at enforcing pleasure.
Lacey Alexander, 2012
7
Never Give In, Never Give Up
A searing and inspiring story about how to overcome every kind of adversity.
Carlana Stone Lawson, John Di Rienzo, 2005
8
Break Through: When to Give In, How to Push Back. The Moment ...
This important book will show readers when to give in, but also when to push back for a happier, more stable life.
Tim Clinton, Pat Springle, 2012
9
Never Give In!: Winston Churchill's Speeches
Winston Churchill's Speeches Sir Winston S. Churchill. and it shall be opened unto you.' The army of the nile has asked, and it was given; they sought, and they have found; they knocked, and it has been opened unto them. in barely eight ...
Sir Winston S. Churchill, 2013
10
Rosa Parks: Don't Give In!
Highlights the life of Rosa Parks, a civil rights leader known for her refusal to step to the back of the bus, sparking a boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955.
Cathy East Dubowski, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE IN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give in is used in the context of the following news items.
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Paraguay - Pope: Don't give in to sacrificial capitalism
POPE Francis visited slums outside the Paraguayan capital Asuncion yesterday after denouncing “idolatrous” capitalism on Saturday. The pontiff told a ... «Morning Star Online, Jul 15»
2
Why one should refuse to give in to PR machinery and watch movie …
Did you see the trailer? This refrain gathers steam every time a new film is about to release. And every time I have to shake my head. «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
3
White Sox trying not to give in to seller's market
With seven teams between the Sox and the second wild card spot, Hahn still isn't conceding the possibility of a hot streak, if only because this ... «South Side Sox, Jul 15»
4
Russia will never give in to sanctions pressure – deputy FM
Participants in a rally celebrating the Crimean Spring's first anniversary on the square at the Crimean State Council in Simferopol. (RIA Novosti ... «RT, Jul 15»
5
Essid in Beja - Tunisia Will Not Give in to Terrorist Threat
Beja — Tunisia will not give in to the terrorist threat and will defeat terrorism thanks to Tunisians who are always ready to serve their country, ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
6
"I Will Never Give In": DiS Meets Refused's Dennis Lyxzén
Freedom is here. Refused have returned with a new studio album and, as expected, it's split the band's audience (many times the size it was ... «Drowned In Sound, Jul 15»
7
'We won't give in'
I'm sorry, we are not going to give in to the shrill screaming of some religious organisations,” he asserts. Incidentally, Kabir's Saif Ali Khan ... «The Asian Age, Jul 15»
8
Divorced Dads Give In-Kind Child Support to Feel More Connected …
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Many low-income fathers not paying formal child support may not have abandoned the care of their children, after ... «TheStreet.com, Jul 15»
9
Neighbours: Brennan arrests Tyler, while Paul and Naomi give in to …
Brennan arrests Tyler for his involvement with Dimato, but Aaron comes to the rescue and bails him out. Terese is shocked when she finds out ... «Radio Times, Jul 15»
10
Merkel's dilemma: give in to Greece or stand firm against democracy
Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, was pictured arriving at her office this morning looking as if she had been doing ouzo shots all night ... «Channel 4 News, Jul 15»

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