gives, 3rd person singular present; giving, present participle; given, past participle; gave, past tense;
Freely transfer the possession of (something) to (someone); hand over to
they gave her water to drink
the check given to the jeweler proved worthless
he gave the papers back
Bestow (love, affection, or other emotional support)
his parents gave him the encouragement he needed to succeed
he was very giving and supportive
she was given antibiotics
Hand over (an amount) in exchange or payment; pay
how much did you give for that?
Place a specified value on (something)
he never gave anything for French painting or for abstraction
Used hyperbolically to express how greatly one wants to have or do something
I'd give anything for a cup of tea
I'd give my right arm to be in Othello
Communicate or impart (a message) to (someone)
give my love to all the girls
Commit, consign, or entrust
a baby given into their care by the accident of her birth
Freely devote, set aside, or sacrifice for a purpose
all who have given thought to the matter agree
committee members who give so generously of their time and effort
(of a man) Sanction the marriage of (his daughter) to someone
he gave her in marriage to an English noble
Consent to have sexual intercourse with (someone)
Pass on (an illness or infection) to (someone)
I hope I don't give you my cold
Make a connection to allow (someone) to speak to (someone else) on the telephone
give me the police
Cite or present when making a toast or introducing a speaker or entertainer
for your entertainment this evening I give you … Mister Albert DeNiro!
Cause or allow (someone or something) to have (something, esp. something abstract); provide or supply with
you gave me such a fright
this leaflet gives our opening times
Allot or assign (a score) to
I gave it five out of ten
Sentence (someone) to (a specified penalty)
for the first offense I was given a fine
Concede or yield (something) as valid or deserved in respect of (someone)
give him his due
Allow (someone) to have (a specified amount of time) for an activity or undertaking
give me a second to bring the car around
I'll give you until tomorrow morning
Predict that (an activity, undertaking, or relationship) will last no longer than (a specified time)
this is a place that will not improve with time—I give it three weeks
Yield as a product or result
milk is sometimes added to give a richer cheese
Emit odor, vapor, or similar substances
it can be burned without giving off toxic fumes
Carry out or perform (a specified action)
I gave a bow
he gave the counter a polish
Utter or produce (a sound)
he gave a gasp
Provide (a party or social meal) as host or hostess
a dinner given in honor of a Canadian diplomat
Korda gave him a going-away party
State or put forward (information or argument)
he did not give his name
Pledge or assign as a guarantee
I give you my word
Say to (someone) as an excuse or inappropriate answer
don't give me any of your back talk
Deliver (a judgment) authoritatively
I gave my verdict
Present (an appearance or impression)
he gave no sign of life
Tell what one knows
okay, give—what's that all about?
Alter in shape under pressure rather than resist or break
that chair doesn't give
Yield or give way to pressure
the heavy door didn't give until the fifth push
when two people who don't get on are thrust together, something's got to give
Concede defeat; surrender
Capacity to bend or alter in shape under pressure; elasticity
plastic pots that have enough give to accommodate the vigorous roots
Ability to adapt or comply; flexibility
there is no give at all in the British position
cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"
the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
yield: be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
convey or reveal information; "Give one's name"
convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow; "Don't pay him any mind"; "give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"; "pay attention"
hold: organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"
cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
dedicate; "give thought to"; "give priority to"; "pay attention to"
render: give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
impart: transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students"
establish: bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
leave with; give temporarily; "Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?"; "Can I give you the children for the weekend?"
emit or utter; "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp"
sacrifice: endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"
pass: place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
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The amount of bending that something undergoes when a force is applied to it; To transfer the possession or holding of (something to someone or something else); To bend slightly when a force is applied; To estimate or predict (a duration or probability for something); To provide, as, a ...
(given) A condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation; Already arranged; Currently discussed, particular, specific; If you consider X; taking X into account