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give way

 
Verb give way has 4 senses
  1. move over, give way, give, ease up, yield - move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
    --1 is one way to move
    Sample sentence:
    These cars won't give way
  2. collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder - break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"
    --2 is one way to change
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. give way, yield - end resistance, especially under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
    --3 is one way to change
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down - stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident"
    --4 is one way to change
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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