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Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.
Samuel Pepys

Meaning of "give way to" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE WAY TO

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WHAT DOES GIVE WAY TO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of give way to in the English dictionary

The definition of give way to in the dictionary is to step aside for or stop for. Other definition of give way to is to give full rein to.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE WAY TO

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
give-and-take

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE WAY TO

according to
be a wake-up to
come home to
come to
come up to
down to
due to
face up to
give rise to
go to
in addition to
in order to
lay to
look forward to
make up to
not take kindly to
preparatory to
prior to
put up to
set fire to

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

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Translation of «give way to» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE WAY TO

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

Translator English - Chinese

让路
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar paso a
570 millions of speakers

English

give way to
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

को रास्ता देना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تفسح المجال ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

уступить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar lugar a
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপায় দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

céder la place à
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memberi laluan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

den Weg für
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

に道を譲る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에 방법을 제공
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi cara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhường đường cho
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வழி கொடுங்கள்
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

dare modo di
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 la
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δώσουν τη θέση τους σε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee pad na
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge vika för
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vike for
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give way to

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE WAY TO»

The term «give way to» is very widely used and occupies the 4.538 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 TO» OVER TIME

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

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9 QUOTES WITH «GIVE WAY TO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word give way to.
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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
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.
4
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.
5
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.
6
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.
8
Sydney Smith
Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.
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Thucydides
Men naturally despise those who court them, but respect those who do not give way to them.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE WAY TO»

Discover the use of give way to in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give way to 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
2
A Code of Gentoo Laws, Or, Ordinations of the Pundits
... this latter shall give way to the Blind ; if one Person be deaf, and the other hath his perfect Hearing, the latter shall give way to the Deaf : A Man shall give way to a Woman, and a Man empty-handed shall give way to a Man with a Burden ; the  ...
Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, 1776
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Representing India: Indian Culture and Imperial Control in ...
... and the other hath his Sight, this latter fhall give way to the Blind ; if one Perfon be deaf, and the other hath his perfect Hearing, the latter fhall give way to the Deaf : A Man fhall give way to a Woman, and a Man empty-handed fhall give way to ...
Michael J. Franklin, 2000
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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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Complete Sailing Manual
Powerboats give way to sailboats, but certain commercial vessels, such as fishing boats, ferries and large ocean-going ships, have right of way over all leisure craft when in harbours and estuaries. (The Sailing Directions for each port or ...
Jeff Toghill, 2005
6
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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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
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An English and Danish Dictionary ...
I To give way to one, at 'urge fir ten, at gi-ve em gfter, fojt ten. 1 To give way to fortune, at fbjesig efitr ljMm. I To give way to melancholy, at lad: melarltba/ic lage o-vtrbaand. I The least favour a Miflress gives way to, is enough to regain her Lover, ...
Andreas Berthelson, 1754
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No Rich, No Poor: Why a Failed Economy Must Give Way to a ...
The economic crash of 2008 has deep roots. Since 1973 the rewards of work have been shrinking for most of us.
Charles Andrews, 2009
10
Sexual Ethics: A Theological Introduction
“Because you fear [or stand in awe of] Christ give way to one another” or, in the weaker translation of the Revised Standard Version, “be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ” (5:21). This injunction, commentators agree, is an ...
Todd A. Salzman, Michael G. Lawler, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE WAY TO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give way to is used in the context of the following news items.
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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»
2
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
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 ... «UptownMessenger.com, Jul 15»
4
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»
5
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»
9
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»
10
Rains give way to sun
Quite a flash flooding event overnight as some residents of Coal Valley and Orion had to be rescued by boat! Thankfully, the water has receded ... «Quad City Times, Jul 15»

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