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FALL BY THE WAYSIDE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fall by the wayside mean? 

FALL BY THE WAYSIDE (verb)
  The verb FALL BY THE WAYSIDE has 1 sense:

1. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

  Familiarity information: FALL BY THE WAYSIDE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FALL BY THE WAYSIDE (verb)


Sense 1fall by the wayside [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Synonyms:

chuck up the sponge; drop by the wayside; drop out; fall by the wayside; throw in the towel; throw in; give up; quit

Context example:

In the second round, the challenger gave up

Sentence frames:

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