All Verb
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  • His Royal Highness behaved as if he had been inspired, riding up and down giveing orders himself. Cited from Notes and Queries, Number 187, May 28, 1853, ed. by George Bell
  • The second half of the document describes all or part of an initiation ritual as the "form of giveing the mason word".
  • If we war able we wood sur leave this torminting place but the job we as got and what we get it we do well to feed our family so please let me here from you at once giveing full detale of my requess. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919, by Various
  • Singular acts of this woman in giveing in Small potions all She had & if they were not received She would Scarrify her Self in a horid manner &c. Cited from The Journals of Lewis and Clarke 1804-1806
  • We gave them a Cannister of Powder and a Bottle of whiskey and delivered a few presents to the whole after giveing a Br. Cited from The Journals of Lewis and Clarke 1804-1806
  • They brought with them Some roots and beries for Sale, of which however they disposed of very fiew as they asked for them Such prices as our Stock in trade would not licence us in giveing. Cited from The Journals of Lewis and Clarke 1804-1806
  • The 3 Chiefs and all the men or warriers made Short Speeches approveing the advice & Council their great father had Sent them, and Concluded by giveing themselves Some Credit for their acts. Cited from The Journals of Lewis and Clarke 1804-1806
  • All the way the people made much of me, till we came to the village, and especially my 2 sisters, that in all they shewed their respects, giveing me meate every time we rested ourselves, or painting my face or greasing my haire or combing my head. Cited from Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson,by Peter Radisson
  • Everybody called them Heinie and Fritz and I seen one of them giveing me a look like he was wondring if all the U. S. soldiers was big stroppers like I but I stuck out my tongue at him and said "What do you think you are looking at you big pretzel" and he didn't dast say nothing back. Cited from The Real Dope, by Ring Lardner
  • Jokeing to 1 side Al some of our boys have overtook a section up along the Moose river and I wouldn't dast write about it only its been printed in the papers all ready so I am not giveing away no secrets to the Dutchmens. Cited from The Real Dope, by Ring Lardner
  • Drewyer arrived with a party of the Clatsops who brought an indifferent Canoe, three hats and Some roots for Sale we could not purchase the Canoe without giveing more than our Stock of merchandize would lisence us. Cited from The Journals of Lewis and Clarke 1804-1806
  • Well it seems like yesterday while I was telling all the boys about the news from home Simon was giveing Alcock a ear full of that junk Brady had been slipping him about Souvenir Joe and Simon asked Alcock if he thought they was still any of them souvenirs worth going after out in them shell holes. Cited from The Real Dope, by Ring Lardner
Root form of giveing is give for the verb.

Meaning of giveing

  • 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