Some articles on give:
... "But Bruce got up on the bar there and started shouting, 'Give me an L give me an A give me a B.' He christened me, you know ...
... Oprah's Big Give (also referred to as The Big Give) is a reality television series that aired Sunday nights at 900 PM Eastern/800PM Central on ABC, and is hosted ... The Big Give is produced by Harpo Productions, and created and produced by Oprah Winfrey, and also produced by Bert Van Munster and Elise Doganieri ...
... where individuals are given the opportunity to give money, give nothing, or take money from the respondent ... dictator games which start from the same endowments, most people who give in the dictator game would take in a taking game ... as being about giving, since they can either do nothing or give, and so ask themselves how much to give ...
... was to launch his fourth fashion business under the name of GIVe as in George 1V – his fourth large fashion venture ... The company has also been named GIVe because it is Davies' intention to donate part of the profits to charitable causes – he was quoted in the Sunday Times as ... David Jones, was cited as one of the motivations behind the decision to launch the current brand, GIVe ...
... "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)" is a funk song by Parliament ... It was released as a single under the name "Tear the Roof off the Sucker (Give Up the Funk)" ...
More definitions of "give":
- (verb): Guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion.
Example: "You gave me to think that you agreed with me"
- (verb): Deliver in exchange or recompense.
Example: "I'll give you three books for four CDs"
- (verb): Legal use: accord by verdict.
Example: "Give a decision for the plaintiff"
- (verb): Give as a present; make a gift of.
Example: "What will you give her for her birthday?"
Synonyms: gift, present
- (verb): Leave with; give temporarily.
Example: "Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?"; "Can I give you the children for the weekend?"
- (verb): Break down, literally or metaphorically.
Synonyms: collapse, fall in, cave in, give way, break, founder
- (verb): Allow to have or take.
Example: "I give you two minutes to respond"
- (verb): Execute and deliver.
Example: "Give bond"
- (noun): The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length.
Synonyms: spring, springiness
- (verb): Manifest or show.
Example: "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering"
- (verb): Present to view.
Example: "He gave the sign to start"
- (verb): Bestow.
Example: "Give hommage"
- (verb): Submit for consideration, judgment, or use.
Example: "Give one's opinion"; "give an excuse"
- (verb): Be flexible under stress of physical force.
Example: "This material doesn't give"
- (verb): Convey or reveal information.
Example: "Give one's name"
- (verb): Offer in good faith.
Example: "He gave her his word"
- (verb): Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.
- (verb): Consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man.
Example: "She gave herself to many men"
- (verb): Cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense.
Example: "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"
- (verb): Give or convey physically.
- (verb): Give (as medicine).
Example: "I gave him the drug"
- (verb): Tell or deposit (information) knowledge.
Example: "Give a secret to the Russians"
Synonyms: impart, leave, pass on
- (verb): Propose.
Example: "He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party"
- (verb): Bring about.
- (verb): Occur.
Example: "What gives?"
- (verb): Emit or utter.
Example: "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp"
- (verb): Move in order to make room for someone for something.
Synonyms: move over, give way, ease up, yield
- (verb): Inflict as a punishment.
Example: "She gave the boy a good spanking"; "The judge gave me 10 years"
- (verb): Give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause.
Example: "Give one's talents to a good cause"
Synonyms: dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote
- (verb): Proffer (a body part).
Example: "She gave her hand to her little sister"
- (verb): Perform for an audience.
Example: "Pollini is giving another concert in New York"
- (verb): Bestow, especially officially.
Example: "Give a divorce"
- (verb): Endure the loss of.
- (verb): Transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody.
Example: "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
- (verb): Give food to.
Example: "Don't give the child this tough meat"
- (verb): Estimate the duration or outcome of something.
Example: "He gave the patient three months to live"; "I gave him a very good chance at success"
- (verb): Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow.
Example: "Give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"
Famous quotes containing the word give:
“Why cant somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks.”
—Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (18091894)
“To a maiden true hell give his hand,
Hey lillie, ho lillie lallie,
To the kings daughter o fair England,
To a prize that was won by a slain brothers brand,
I the brave nights so early.”
—Unknown. Earl Brand (l. 6771)
“Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.”
—George Washington (17321799)