• Giving Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Give
  2. (n.) The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
  3. (n.) A gift; a benefaction.
  4. (n.) The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.

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• Give Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) To bestow without receiving a return; to confer without compensation; to impart, as a possession; to grant, as authority or permission; to yield up or allow.
  2. (n.) To set forth as a known quantity or a known relation, or as a premise from which to reason; -- used principally in the passive form given.
  3. (v. i.) To have a misgiving.
  4. (n.) To devote; to apply; used reflexively, to devote or apply ones self; as, the soldiers give themselves to plunder; also in this sense used very frequently in the past participle; as, the people are given to luxury and pleasure; the youth is given to study.
  5. (v. i.) To shed tears; to weep.
  6. (n.) To allow or admit by way of supposition.
  7. (n.) To yield; to furnish; to produce; to emit; as, flint and steel give sparks.
  8. (n.) To attribute; to assign; to adjudge.
  9. (v. i.) To yield to force or pressure; to relax; to become less rigid; as, the earth gives under the feet.
  10. (n.) To cause; to make; -- with the infinitive; as, to give one to understand, to know, etc.
  11. (n.) To pledge; as, to give ones word.
  12. (v. i.) To become soft or moist.
  13. (n.) To communicate or announce, as advice, tidings, etc.; to pronounce; to render or utter, as an opinion, a judgment, a sentence, a shout, etc.
  14. (n.) To exhibit as a product or result; to produce; to show; as, the number of men, divided by the number of ships, gives four hundred to each ship.
  15. (n.) To yield possesion of; to deliver over, as property, in exchange for something; to pay; as, we give the value of what we buy.
  16. (v. i.) To move; to recede.
  17. (v. i.) To open; to lead.
  18. (v. i.) To give a gift or gifts.
  19. (n.) To excite or cause to exist, as a sensation; as, to give offense; to give pleasure or pain.
  20. (n.) To grant power or license to; to permit; to allow; to license; to commission.
  21. (v. t.) To afford a view of; as, his window gave the park.

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