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gift

 
 
pronunciation:
gIft
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something given freely; present.
He gave her a gift of a necklace for her birthday.
synonyms:
present
similar words:
award, bounty, contribution, donation, endowment, favor, grant, offering
definition 2: a special talent, quality, or ability.
She has an obvious gift for writing and will certainly go far as a journalist.
synonyms:
ability, aptitude, endowment, faculty, forte, knack, talent
similar words:
capacity, flair, genius, instinct, quality, skill
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gifts, gifting, gifted
definition: to give a gift or gifts to.
He gifted his entire art collection to the museum.You are very lucky to have been gifted with so much talent!
synonyms:
bestow, give, present
similar words:
award, bless, confer, contribute, donate, offer
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