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When the pressure comes, preferences give way while convictions hold firm.
Edwin Louis Cole

Meaning of "give way" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE WAY

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WHAT DOES GIVE WAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

give way

Yield sign

In road transport, a yield or give way traffic sign indicates that each driver must prepare to stop if necessary to let a driver on another approach proceed. A driver who stops has yielded the right of way to another. In contrast, a stop sign requires each driver to stop completely before proceeding, even if no other traffic is present. Particular regulations regarding appearance, installation, and compliance with the signs vary by jurisdiction.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE WAY

give someone the benefit of the doubt
give someone the best
give someone the bird
give someone the cold shoulder
give someone the dingbats
give someone the flick
give someone the slip
give something a miss
give something a whirl
give something houseroom
give suck to
give the devil his due
give the game away
give the lie to
give them heaps
give to the world
give up
give up the ghost
give vent to
give way to

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE WAY

by the way
each way
every which way
family way
go down the wrong way
go out of one´s way
in a bad way
in a way
in no way
in the family way
lead the way
make one´s way
no way
out of the way
part way
permanent way
right of way
rights of way
the way
under way

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

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIVE WAY»

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

Translation of «give way» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE WAY

Find out the translation of give way to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give way 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 way» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

泄露
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ceda el paso
570 millions of speakers

English

give way
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रास्ता छोड़ें
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تفسح المجال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

уступить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ceder
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপায় দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

céder
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

memberi laluan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorfahrt gewähren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

道を譲る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

방법을 제공
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi cara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhường đường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வழி கொடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मार्ग द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yol vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

far passare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ustąpić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поступитися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da drumul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δώσουν τη θέση τους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee pad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge vika
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vike
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give way

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE WAY»

The term «give way» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.770 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE WAY» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «GIVE WAY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word give way.
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Felix Bloch
It is inevitable that many ideas of the young mind will later have to give way to the hard realities of life.
2
Sam Brownback
As we consider the fast pace of scientific and technological progress in our modern world, we must not lose our moral compass and give way to 'free market eugenics'.
3
Edwin Louis Cole
When the pressure comes, preferences give way while convictions hold firm.
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Stafford Cripps
No one will expect the British Government or the Government of India to give way to threats of violence, disorder and chaos; and, indeed, representatives of large sections of Indian opinion have expressly warned us that we must not do so.
5
Benjamin Graham
Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed.
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August Krogh
In the tissues generally, and in such a cavity as the abdomen, the pressure is everywhere and practically always very nearly atmospheric, and must be so, because the integuments give way very easily to any excess of pressure, whether positive or negative.
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Alva Myrdal
I personally believe that those who are leaders with political power over the world will be forced some day, sooner or later, to give way to common sense and the will of the people.
8
Horatio Nelson
Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be.
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Samuel Pepys
Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.
10
William Pitt
Theoretical principals must sometimes give way for the sake of practical advantages.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE WAY»

Discover the use of give way in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give way and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Do not give way to evil: photographs of the South Bronx, ...
It was destroyed for profit. The entire story has yet to be told. A friend suggested to photographer Lisa Kahane that she record it for a time when it would be a memory, which was then impossible to imagine.
Lisa Kahane, Peter Frank, John Ahearn, 2008
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A Code of Gentoo Laws, Or, Ordinations of the Pundits
... If one Person be going on a Road, and another be coming on it, then, whomsoever the Ordinations of the Sbaster require to give up the Way to the other, that Person mall give way accordingly : — The Distinctions of giving way are as follows ...
Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, 1776
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Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules
vessel is not taking appropriate action, must obviously take full account of the possibility that the give-way vessel may also take simultaneous or subsequent action. The stand-on vessel should avoid taking action which is likely to conflict with ...
A. N. Cockcroft, J. N. F. Lameijer, 2003
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Skills for Learner Drivers: A Guide for Instructional ...
Stop. &. Give. Way. Signs. Stopping and giving way at a stop sign or stop line at an intersection without traffic lights. Basically the rules are the same for both signs, though, a STOP sign requires the driver to STOP and the Give Way sign does ...
Colin Carroll, 2013
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Advances in Human Aspects of Road and Rail Transportation
Decide to give way to all other vehicles. Decision not to comply requires violation. C1. Signed (non- signalized) Give-way sign Level crossing with Give-way signs Attend to warning and situation, decide to slow down and be ready to stop, ...
Neville A. Stanton, 2012
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The North-British intelligencer: or Constitutional ...
It is surely this, that the more a man makes religion give way to fashion, he is the more prudent. Now, if this consequence be fair, I presume it will justify the following observations : It is prudent to blaspheme, and to swear habitually by God, ...
Robert Dick (journalist), 1777
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DeJong's the Neurologic Examination
When there is nonorganic weakness, resistance is erratic and often collapses abruptly. The muscular contractions are poorly sustained and may give way suddenly, rather than gradually, as the patient resists the force exerted by the examiner.
William Wesley Campbell, Russell N. DeJong, 2005
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An Analytical Digest of All the Reported Cases Determined by ...
Of two vessels, A. and B., beating to windward on opposite tacks, it is the duty of the A., the vessel on the starboard tack. to keep her cottrse; and of the B., the vessel on the larboard tack, to give way. An action brought by tlte A. against the B . for ...
William Tarn Pritchard, 1854
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A B Sea: A Loose-Footed Lexicon
in a right-of-way situation, the vessel that must give way to the vessel that is 'in the right' is the 'give-way vessel' and needs to respond in a manner specified by ColRegs (US: NavRules) International Rules 14-16: International Rule 14 Steering ...
Jack Lagan, 2003
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Machine Learning and Image Interpretation
*Give Way to oncoming: id(car,c5_116,bel(1,1)) turning right from west has given way to id(car,c4_116,bel(1,1)) from east : bel(0.60,0.98) *Give Way to oncoming: id(car,c5_116,bel(1,1)) turning right from west has given way to id(car,c3_116 ...
Terry Caelli, Walter F. Bischof, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE WAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give way is used in the context of the following news items.
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Another tunnel in Indrakeeladri to give way for Vijayawada Metro
APTransco estimates 10 to 15 MW of power for the project A second tunnel, close to the existing one, facilitating roadway through Indrakeeladri, ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
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Rain showers will give way to warm weekend forecast
Consistent rain showers throughout the Williamsport area today and Tuesday should yield to drier days later in the week, leading into a ... «Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Jul 15»
3
Dangerous heat could give way to dangerous storms
Dangerous heat could give way to dangerous storms. There is a chance they could be severe and they will certainly have enough heat to ... «KSDK, Jul 15»
4
Some old-guard Freret businesses give way to new development as …
The Freret Garden Center is now for lease, after its longtime owners decided to sell the property and move the business to Broadmoor. (Robert ... «Bayoubuzz, Jul 15»
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City's Mid-Market gold mine to give way to 600 housing units, not …
The Mid-Market real estate gold mine where city offices now sit will soon be sold for at least $87 million to one of four residential developers ... «San Francisco Business Times, Jul 15»
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Friday showers give way to weekend windows of dry weather
The early hours of Friday will be dry, but we are looking for rain to move into central Indiana later today. Rain amounts should be heavier in ... «WTHR, Jul 15»
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Greenwich Mansions Give Way to Condos as Fastest-Selling Homes
(Bloomberg) -- It took more than two years for Katherine Tenney and her husband to sell their 16,000-square-foot house in Greenwich, ... «swissinfo.ch, Jul 15»
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Afternoon Showers In Yorktown Give Way To Heavy Rain, Rainbow
A vivid rainbow followed a pocket of heavy rain in the Yorktown Heights area of Westchester County Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Skip ... «The Daily Voice, Jul 15»
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Afternoon Showers Give Way To Heavy Rain, Rainbow In Westchester
A vivid rainbow followed a pocket of heavy rain in the Yorktown Heights area of Westchester County Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Skip ... «The Daily Voice, Jul 15»
10
U2 give way to U2 tribute band during Toronto concert — watch
U2's highly anticipated summer tour got off to a rough start back in May, when The Edge tumbled right off the stage mid-performance. «Consequence of Sound, Jul 15»

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