Results for give

Definitions of give:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To bestow; to confer; to pay, as a price; to grant without price or reward; to part; to grow moist; to soften; to resign or yield up; to render or utter.

part of speech: past tense


part of speech: verb transitive

To bestow: to impart: to yield: to grant: to permit: to afford: to furnish: to pay or render, as thanks: to pronounce, as a decision: to show, as a result: to apply, as one's self: to allow or admit.

part of speech: past participle


part of speech: verb intransitive

To yield to pressure: to begin to melt: to grow soft:- pr. p. giving; pa. t. gave; pa. p. given. - GIVE CHASE, to pursue: GIVE FORTH, to emit, to publish: GIVE IN, to yield: GIVE OUT, to report, to emit: GIVE OVER, to cease: GIVE PLACE, to give way, to yield: GIVE UP, to abandon.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bestow; confer without price or reward; grant; yield; as, to give up a claim; deliver; to pay; to present; to utter; as, to give a cry; to produce; to impart.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To present gifts; yield to pressure; as, the lock began to give; surrender.

Usage examples for give:

  • Give this to Mr. Ryder and tell him I cannot see him. "The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life", Charles Klein
  • " Then give it away. "Black Jack", Max Brand
  • And I give this- no more. "The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes", Thomas Hardy
  • Oh, please don't give him up! "A Girl in Ten Thousand", L. T. Meade
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