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Give (IPA: /ˈɡɪv/)


Give (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.

Give (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.

Give (n.)

To yield; to furnish; to produce; to emit; as, flint and steel give sparks.

Give (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.

Give (n.)

To grant power or license to; to permit; to allow; to license; to commission.

Give (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.

Give (n.)

To devote; to apply; used reflexively, to devote or apply one's 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.

Give (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.

Give (n.)

To allow or admit by way of supposition.

Give (n.)

To attribute; to assign; to adjudge.

Give (n.)

To excite or cause to exist, as a sensation; as, to give offense; to give pleasure or pain.

Give (n.)

To pledge; as, to give one's word.

Give (n.)

To cause; to make; -- with the infinitive; as, to give one to understand, to know, etc.

Give (v. i.)

To give a gift or gifts.

Give (v. i.)

To yield to force or pressure; to relax; to become less rigid; as, the earth gives under the feet.

Give (v. i.)

To become soft or moist.

Give (v. i.)

To move; to recede.

Give (v. i.)

To shed tears; to weep.

Give (v. i.)

To have a misgiving.

Give (v. i.)

To open; to lead.

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Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Desire can attain the darkest human terror and give an actual ideal of hell and its horror ."" - Octave Mirbeau

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (about Minamimoto) He's not a social animal. Give the man space." - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (after Jake insults April)You asshole!(Jake and Billy give him a weird look) Whoever left these towels here is an asshole." - The Hot Chick

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (after screaming his lungs out to give WarGrowlmon power) Well, that was a scream!" - Digimon

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (asking the audience to give him their money) Come on, it's for a good cause: ME!" - Beetlejuice (TV show)


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