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Give up an activity or job.‘I'm packing in the job’
resign from, leave, give up, drop, abandon, renounce, relinquishgive up, abstain from, drop, desist from, refrain from, steer clear of, give a wide berth to, reject, eschew, forswear, avoid, discontinueView synonyms
- ‘Ive half a mind to pack the whole thing in.’
- ‘He's packing the job in next month.’
- ‘I think I'll pack the diet in for a while and just concentrate on the fitness side.’
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