give over

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To devote oneself to a particular activity.
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He gave himself over to a monastic life.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'give over':

give overTo entrust something to another.
give overUsually as an imperative. To tell someone to stop molesting, fooling around, or saying silly things. Or sometimes to stop saying flattering things.
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