Definition of “give way to sth” - English Dictionary

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“give way to sth” in British English

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give way to sth

also make way for sth UK

C2 to be replaced by something, especially because it is better, cheaper, easier, etc.:

In some areas, modern intensive farming is giving way to the re-introduction of traditional methods.

(Definition of “give way to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)