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give

give

 
 
pronunciation:
gIv
phrases:
give away, give in, give up
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part of speech: verb
inflections: gives, giving, gave, given
definition 1: to present someone with something without expecting its return.
She gave me a new hat and gloves.My supervisor gave me my pay envelope.
 
synonyms:
present
similar words:
award, offer, pay
definition 2: to put into someone's hands.
Could you give me that telephone book over there?
synonyms:
hand
antonyms:
take
similar words:
convey, deliver, furnish with, pass, present
definition 3: to provide someone with something.
We gave medical aid to the injured passengers.
synonyms:
contribute, provide
similar words:
dispense, distribute, leave, present
phrase: give away
phrase: give in
phrase: give up
derivation: giver (n.)
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