gave gave  /ˈɡeɪv/


  1. (n) the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
  2. (v) cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
  3. (v) be the cause or source of
  4. (v) transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
  5. (v) convey or reveal information
  6. (v) convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow
  7. (v) organize or be responsible for
  8. (v) convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
  9. (v) give as a present; make a gift of
  10. (v) cause to happen or be responsible for
  11. (v) dedicate
  12. (v) give or supply
  13. (v) transmit (knowledge or skills)
  14. (v) bring about
  15. (v) leave with; give temporarily
  16. (v) emit or utter
  17. (v) endure the loss of
  18. (v) place into the hands or custody of
  19. (v) give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
  20. (v) give (as medicine)
  21. (v) give or convey physically
  22. (v) bestow
  23. (v) bestow, especially officially
  24. (v) move in order to make room for someone for something
  25. (v) give food to
  26. (v) contribute to some cause
  27. (v) break down, literally or metaphorically
  28. (v) estimate the duration or outcome of something
  29. (v) execute and deliver
  30. (v) deliver in exchange or recompense
  31. (v) afford access to
  32. (v) present to view
  33. (v) perform for an audience
  34. (v) be flexible under stress of physical force
  35. (v) propose
  36. (v) accord by verdict
  37. (v) manifest or show
  38. (v) offer in good faith
  39. (v) submit for consideration, judgment, or use
  40. (v) guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion
  41. (v) allow to have or take
  42. (v) inflict as a punishment
  43. (v) occur
  44. (v) consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man
  45. (v) proffer (a body part)


  1. Convention gave Taft 10, Ike 2.
  2. This is the car that gave Communism a bad name.
  3. I gave him his instructions.


  1. James Clapper: I Gave 'Least Untruthful' Answer Possible On NSA Surveillance

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sought to clarify his claim that the National Security Agency does not collect information on millions of Americans, telling NBC News' Andrea Mitchell that he gave the " least untruthful " answer possible on the agency's surveillance program.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Ford video celebrates 200th NASCAR Nationwide Series win: Trevor Bayne's win at Iowa gave Ford its latest milestone ...

    Trevor Bayne gave Ford Racing its 200th victory in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on Sunday at Iowa Speedway. Ford's first victory in the series was recorded by Mark Martin on May 30, 1987 at Dover.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: AutoWeek

  3. Charles Gave Warns: "Should The Fed Lose Control, The Downside Move In Markets May Be Terrifying"

    Charles Gave of GaveKal has a fascinating summary of where the nearly five-year long experiment in central-planning has taken the US, and by implication, global economy. To wit: What kind of failure?   By propping up asset markets, the Fed has created an illusion that wealth is being created. The next step, according to Bernanke’s plan,  should be for growth to follow. In fact, there is no ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge


  1. "The people here love their club, they have passion and a proper identity," he told the club's official website. "I gave my all for the club and it will always be in my memory. I have been offered the opportunity to play in European...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lorik Cana Source: Sportbox

  2. "We're best friends, we live together, we do everything together," Serena told BBC Sport. "I saw her after the match and she gave me some good advice. It was a tough match for her."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Serena Williams Source: BBC Sport

  3. Mr Obama added, "because this has been ratcheting up - and I obviously helped to contribute ratcheting it up - I think I unfortunately gave an impression that I was maligning the Cambridge Police Department or Sgt. Crowley specifically, and I could...
    on Jul 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Independent

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