from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To yield; to submit; -- usually used with to.

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  • verb intransitive, idiomatic To yield or cooperate when pressured or forced to do so.

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  • verb consent reluctantly


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  • To give up under pressure. See Knuckle Up.

    February 12, 2008