Overgive meaning

To give over, hand over, surrender; to relinquish. [from 15th c.]
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Origin of overgive

  • From over- +‎ give. Compare Scots overgie (“to relinquish, resign”), Dutch overgeven (“to surrender”), German übergeben (“to hand over, surrender”), Danish overgive (“to surrender”).
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