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v./n. to give up, to refrain or abstain from (enjoying or doing something); ring (short for 戒指)
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放弃 and 戒 can both mean "give up". What is their difference?

放弃: stop making an effort, resign oneself to failure
戒:abstain oneself from doing something or enjoying something, usually because we believe it's something that's bad for the person. Only a few limited things can follow 戒, e.g. 烟, 酒, 赌, etc.
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