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KK Pronunciation

〔 gIv 〕


〔 ɡiv 〕

Overview of noun give

The noun give has 1 sense

  • give, spring, springiness -- (the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length)

Overview of verb give

The verb give has 44 senses

  • give -- (cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold")

  • yield, give, afford -- (be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information")

  • give -- (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")

  • give -- (convey or reveal information; "Give one's name")

  • give, pay -- (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")

  • hold, throw, have, make, give -- (organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course")

  • give, throw -- (convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look")

  • give, gift, present -- (give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?")

  • give, yield -- (cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory")

  • give, pay, devote -- (dedicate; "give thought to"; "give priority to"; "pay attention to")

  • render, yield, return, give, generate -- (give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family")

  • impart, leave, give, pass on -- (transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students")

  • establish, give -- (bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth")

  • give -- (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?")

  • give -- (emit or utter; "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp")

  • sacrifice, give -- (endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war")

  • pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give -- (place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers")

  • give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote -- (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")

  • give -- (give (as medicine); "I gave him the drug")

  • give, apply -- (give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose")

  • give, render -- (bestow; "give homage"; "render thanks")

  • grant, give -- (bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights")

  • move over, give way, give, ease up, yield -- (move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd")

  • feed, give -- (give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat")

  • contribute, give, chip in, kick in -- (contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office")

  • collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder -- (break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice")

  • give -- (estimate the duration or outcome of something; "He gave the patient three months to live"; "I gave him a very good chance at success")

  • give -- (execute and deliver; "Give bond")

  • give -- (deliver in exchange or recompense; "I'll give you three books for four CDs")

  • afford, open, give -- (afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace")

  • give -- (present to view; "He gave the sign to start")

  • give -- (perform for an audience; "Pollini is giving another concert in New York")

  • give, yield -- (be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give")

  • give -- (propose; "He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party")

  • give -- (accord by verdict; "give a decision for the plaintiff")

  • give -- (manifest or show; "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering")

  • give -- (offer in good faith; "He gave her his word")

  • give -- (submit for consideration, judgment, or use; "give one's opinion"; "give an excuse")

  • give -- (guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion; "You gave me to think that you agreed with me")

  • give -- (allow to have or take; "I give you two minutes to respond")

  • give -- (inflict as a punishment; "She gave the boy a good spanking"; "The judge gave me 10 years")

  • give -- (occur; "what gives?")

  • give -- (consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; "She gave herself to many men")

  • give -- (proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister")