20 Definitions of Give

The meaning of the word give, the definition of 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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

n. - To allow or admit by way of supposition.

n. - To attribute; to assign; to adjudge.

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

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

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

v. i. - To give a gift or gifts.

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

v. i. - To become soft or moist.

v. i. - To move; to recede.

v. i. - To shed tears; to weep.

v. i. - To have a misgiving.

v. i. - To open; to lead.

The word "give" uses 4 letters: E G I V

No direct anagrams for give found in our database.

Words formed by adding one letter before or after give, or to give in any order:

e - vegie   n - given   o - ogive vogie   r - giver   s - gives  

Shorter words found within give:

gie ie iv veg vi vie vig

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