What is give?

  • (verb): Give or convey physically.
    Synonyms: apply
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on give:

Dictator Game - Challenges
... Bardsley has performed experiments where individuals are given the opportunity to give money, give nothing, or take money from the respondent ... with dictator games which start from the same endowments, most people who give in the dictator game would take in a taking game ... since they can either do nothing or give, and so ask themselves how much to give ...
Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)
... "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)" is a funk song by Parliament ... was released as a single under the name "Tear the Roof off the Sucker (Give Up the Funk)" ...
George Davies (retailer) - GIVe
... he 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 ... was cited as one of the motivations behind the decision to launch the current brand, GIVe ...
Oprah's Big Give
... 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 ... 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 ...
Richie Rosenberg - "LaBamba"
... "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 ...

More definitions of "give":

  • (noun): The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length.
    Synonyms: spring, springiness
  • (verb): Occur.
    Example: "What gives?"
  • (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): Bestow, especially officially.
    Example: "Give a divorce"
    Synonyms: grant
  • (verb): Manifest or show.
    Example: "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering"
  • (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): Proffer (a body part).
    Example: "She gave her hand to her little sister"
  • (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): Legal use: accord by verdict.
    Example: "Give a decision for the plaintiff"
  • (verb): Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.
    Synonyms: throw
  • (verb): Deliver in exchange or recompense.
    Example: "I'll give you three books for four CDs"
  • (verb): Convey or reveal information.
    Example: "Give one's name"
  • (verb): Give as a present; make a gift of.
    Example: "What will you give her for her birthday?"
    Synonyms: gift, present
  • (verb): Tell or deposit (information) knowledge.
    Example: "Give a secret to the Russians"
    Synonyms: impart, leave, pass on
  • (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): Inflict as a punishment.
    Example: "She gave the boy a good spanking"; "The judge gave me 10 years"
  • (verb): Emit or utter.
    Example: "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp"
  • (verb): Propose.
    Example: "He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party"
  • (verb): Consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man.
    Example: "She gave herself to many men"
  • (verb): Give (as medicine).
    Example: "I gave him the drug"
  • (verb): Present to view.
    Example: "He gave the sign to start"
  • (verb): Allow to have or take.
    Example: "I give you two minutes to respond"
  • (verb): Submit for consideration, judgment, or use.
    Example: "Give one's opinion"; "give an excuse"
  • (verb): Dedicate.
    Example: "Give thought to"; "give priority to"
    Synonyms: pay, devote
  • (verb): Bestow.
    Example: "Give hommage"
    Synonyms: render
  • (verb): Offer in good faith.
    Example: "He gave her his word"
  • (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): Afford access to.
    Example: "The French doors give onto a terrace"
    Synonyms: afford, open
  • (verb): Guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion.
    Example: "You gave me to think that you agreed with me"
  • (verb): Be flexible under stress of physical force.
    Example: "This material doesn't give"
    Synonyms: yield
  • (verb): Organize or be responsible for.
    Example: "Give a course"
    Synonyms: hold, throw, have, make
  • (verb): Be the cause or source of.
    Synonyms: yield, afford
  • (verb): Endure the loss of.
    Synonyms: sacrifice
  • (verb): Execute and deliver.
    Example: "Give bond"
  • (verb): Give food to.
    Example: "Don't give the child this tough meat"
    Synonyms: feed
  • (verb): Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow.
    Example: "Give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"
    Synonyms: pay
  • (verb): Perform for an audience.
    Example: "Pollini is giving another concert in New York"

Famous quotes containing the word give:

    Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood; and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy, and insulted justice, and eternal truth, and mighty love and holy freedom.
    Maria Weston Chapman (1806–1885)

    We take a fancy to something: and scarcely have we thoroughly taken a fancy to it when that tyrant in us calls out: “Give me that in sacrifice”—and we give it.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Every young sculptor seems to think that he must give the world some specimen of indecorous womanhood, and call it Eve, Venus, a Nymph, or any name that may apologize for a lack of decent clothing.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864)