give way (v.) Old form(s): giue
yield to, succumb to, submit to
2H6 V.ii.76[Queen to King] Now is it manhood, wisdom, and defence, / To give the enemy way
Tem I.ii.186[Prospero to Miranda, of her sleeping] 'Tis a good dullness, / And give it way
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