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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge(verb)

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

    "In the second round, the challenger gave up"

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  1. fall by the wayside(Verb)

    To fail to be completed, particularly for lack of interest; to be left out.


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fall by the wayside

(of projects, ideas etc) to be abandoned; to fail.

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