give

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  • When children were named, they were never given the same names as others.
  • Cross hands - face and give left to left and right to right.
  • It generally describes a person with legal rights within a given political order.
  • This change gave the aircraft up to more power, which, in turn, increased performance.
  • The album was given the same name as the song.
  • No international power was able to give the necessary support.
  • On that occasion he gave a half-hour interview about his work.
  • And having begun He could give the final victory to either side any day.
  • It seems to me any economic structure that could give young people a future has been destroyed.
  • The call to arms was given at a very critical period.
  • Non-fiction can also be written about fiction, giving information about these other works.
  • Eventually her father gave up and permitted her to live as she pleased.
  • Also, women commonly lack sexual desire in the period immediately after giving birth.
  • In particular she was thought to give instruction in these closely related arts.
  • It is the only known public performance he gave during his "retirement" period.
  • I have been given the authority over you, and I am not the best of you.
  • Given a group action, this gives further means to study the object being acted on.
  • The following table gives a selection of the awards he has won.
  • Common names are given but may vary, as they have no set meaning.
  • The family then gives the child its first name.
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Meaning of give

  • noun The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
  • verb Cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    She gave him a black eye, The draft gave me a cold
  • verb 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
  • verb Convey or reveal information
    Give one's name
  • verb 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
  • verb Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
    Throw a glance, She gave me a dirty look
  • verb Give as a present; make a gift of
    What will you give her for her birthday?
  • verb Cause to happen or be responsible for
    His two singles gave the team the victory
  • verb Dedicate
    give thought to, give priority to, pay attention to
  • verb 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?
  • verb Emit or utter
    Give a gulp, give a yelp
  • verb 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
  • verb Give (as medicine)
    I gave him the drug
  • verb Give or convey physically
    She gave him First Aid, I gave him a punch in the nose
  • verb Bestow
    give homage, render thanks
  • verb Estimate the duration or outcome of something
    He gave the patient three months to live, I gave him a very good chance at success
  • verb Execute and deliver
    Give bond
  • verb Deliver in exchange or recompense
    I'll give you three books for four CDs
  • verb Present to view
    He gave the sign to start
  • verb Perform for an audience
    Pollini is giving another concert in New York
  • verb Be flexible under stress of physical force
    This material doesn't give
  • verb Propose
    He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party
  • verb Accord by verdict
    give a decision for the plaintiff
  • verb Manifest or show
    This student gives promise of real creativity, The office gave evidence of tampering
  • verb Offer in good faith
    He gave her his word
  • verb Submit for consideration, judgment, or use
    give one's opinion, give an excuse
  • verb Guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion
    You gave me to think that you agreed with me
  • verb Allow to have or take
    I give you two minutes to respond
  • verb Inflict as a punishment
    She gave the boy a good spanking, The judge gave me 10 years
  • verb Occur
    what gives?
  • verb Consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man
    She gave herself to many men
  • verb Proffer (a body part)
    She gave her hand to her little sister