What does Give It All mean?

Rise Against: Give It All Meaning

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Song Released: 2004


Give It All Lyrics

Break through the undertow, your hands I cant seem to find.
Pollution burns my tongue, cough words I can't speak so I
stop my struggling, then I float to the surface,
fill my lungs with air, then let it out.

I give it all, now there's a...

  1. 1TOP RATED

    #1 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Jul 21st 2008 !⃝

    This song is all about how in this world, people give there lives and everything they have, everything about them "give it all" to change the world, because that is truly the only thing that can ever change anything in this world. Its all about how people give everything they have to try and make there ideas become truths and all about how people give there life protecting there ideas.

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    #2 top rated interpretation:
    phoenixoftourment
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    Feb 20th 2009 !⃝

    Rise against is a very literal and straightforward band , though sometimes their meanings are distorted by the metaphorical meaning but this song is very moral.. unfortuanatly many americans dont see the world as they do... which is a very realistic approach to things ...
    they preform and compose from the heart which is very rare to find in any artist today (not that they even deserve that name(modern artists)... point being is that this song portrays the unfortunate of today in a battle cry for people to wake up and see their pittyful surrounding and give a little to recieve a lot ...

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 26th 2012 !⃝

    the song is about making the world a better place and make the dreams come true no matter how hard it is
    giving everything they've got
    because it means alot to them and other people

  4. Zonedin
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    May 5th 2008 !⃝

    It means no matter what you do, do the best you can.

  5. anonymous
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    Mar 29th 2008 !⃝

    When I first heard this song I thought it was talking about war, but then I watched the music video and I think it's about people who protest the things they think are wrong in the world.


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