- To yield to persistent persuasion.
- The mother gave way to her crying child.
- To collapse or break under physical stresses.
- After years of neglect, the rusty old bridge could give way at any time.
- To be followed, succeeded, or replaced by.
- Winter gave way to spring.
- To give precedence to other road users.
- At the crossing, cars must give way to pedestrians.
- To allow another person to intervene to make a point or ask a question whilst one is delivering a speech.
to yield to persistent persuasion
to collapse or break under physical stress
to be followed by
to give precedence to other road users