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gi ving

  • n  the act of giving
  • n  the imparting of news or promises etc.
    he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving
    giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily
  • n  disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return
    the alumni followed a program of annual giving
  • v  cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
  • v  be the cause or source of
  • v  transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
  • v  convey or reveal information
  • v  convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow
  • v  organize or be responsible for
  • v  convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
  • v  give as a present; make a gift of
  • v  cause to happen or be responsible for
  • v  dedicate
  • v  give or supply
  • v  transmit (knowledge or skills)
  • v  bring about
  • v  leave with; give temporarily
  • v  emit or utter
  • v  endure the loss of
  • v  place into the hands or custody of
  • v  give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
  • v  give (as medicine)
  • v  give or convey physically
  • v  bestow
  • v  bestow, especially officially
  • v  move in order to make room for someone for something
  • v  give food to
  • v  contribute to some cause
  • v  break down, literally or metaphorically
  • v  estimate the duration or outcome of something
  • v  execute and deliver
  • v  deliver in exchange or recompense
  • v  afford access to
  • v  present to view
  • v  perform for an audience
    Pollini is giving another concert in New York
  • v  be flexible under stress of physical force
  • v  propose
  • v  accord by verdict
  • v  manifest or show
  • v  offer in good faith
  • v  submit for consideration, judgment, or use
  • v  guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion
  • v  allow to have or take
  • v  inflict as a punishment
  • v  occur
  • v  consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man
  • v  proffer (a body part)
  • s  given or giving freely
    Saturday's child is loving and giving

  • Whatever you call it, it is an obscenity to ask nothing of heiresses while helicopter pilots are giving everything.
  • After giving me a tuxedo, Cristal changed into a gown and a blond updo and teleported us to a ballroom, where we clicked on a button to dance salsa.
  • I could order new service without giving my Social Security number.
News & Articles


  • Larry King in CANOE
    In a post, the 76-year-old TV personality wrote, "I talked to the guys here at CNN and I told them I would like to end Larry King Live, the nightly show, this fall and CNN has graciously accepted, giving me more time for my wife and I to...
  • Graeme McDowell in The Guardian
    I'd be lying if I hadn't thought about picking up the trophy on Sunday afternoon,he said. "I think that's only natural. But I'm trying to be very realistic about it as well. I have no idea but I'll certainly be giving it my best shot, a...
  • Jason Alexander in
    I'm giving you this one - giving it to you,Alexander told an opponent after folding to his bet. "I somehow didn't think my ace-three off was going to hold up."

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