Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb throw_in_the_towel

1 sense of throw in the towel

Sense 1
drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge -- (give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up")

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