- [verb] put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
Synonyms: discontinue, stop, cease, give up, lay off
- [verb] give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary fo the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
Synonyms: leave office, step down, resign
- [verb] go away or leave
Synonyms: depart, take leave
- [verb] turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
Synonyms: foreswear, renounce, relinquish
- [verb] give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"
Synonyms: drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, chuck up the sponge