giver giver  /ˈɡɪ vər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who devotes himself completely
  2. (n) person who makes a gift of property

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He's as tireless a giver as he is a liver.
  2. In contemporary American music, Springsteen, 58, is its most enduring and robust giver.
  3. In fact, when they were freed of anxiety about intellectual performance, the black students registered higher IQ scores under a white test giver than under a black one.

News

  1. Duke to perform in 'The Giver'

    Patty Duke will perform the featured role in a theatrical reading of "The Giver" this summer at the Bing Crosby Theatre in Spokane. Tickets are on sale now for two July 17 performances, at 2 and 7 p.m., with a question-and-answer period following each show.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Coeur d'Alene Press

  2. Fathers and Daughters, Dads and Sons - Share Sports

    Fathers Day can be a time to reflect on play and its role in bonding and building family. Signing a child up for organized sport is a gift. Getting out one night a week for mens league lacrosse can be an energy giver. This all being said, neglecting playing together is a tremendous opportunity missed.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. India's 'Vision 2022': A Ray of Hope for Women's Health

    Bangalore: Women, the life giver and the most important section of the society are at risk today.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: INDOlink

Quotes

  1. "Kay was passionate about life and coaching. She was a giver and she gave so much to every life she touched," Tennessee coach Pat Summitt said in a statement. "She made a difference in the lives of so many people, not just the life lessons...
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Pat Summitt Source: FOXNews

  2. Clinton called on each young member of the audience to "be a citizen servant, a giver, because we have to have a vital society," before announcing the Clinton Global Initiative's first youth summit, called CGI U, planned for next year at Tulane...
    on Sep 29, 2007 By: Bill Clinton Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "He's learned how to become a leader in a way in which people want to follow him," Jackson said. "That's really important for him to have learned that because he knew that he had to give to get back in return, and so he's become a giver...
    on Jun 15, 2009 By: Phil Jackson Source: guardian.co.uk

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