Gave

GAVE may refer to:

  • Gave (Melgaço), a parish in Portugal
  • Gave (placename element), a French word meaning torrential river in the west Pyrenees
  • Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE), a medical condition
  • Gabinete de Avaliação Educacional (GAVE), an institution responsible for monitoring education in Portugal

Famous quotes containing the word gave:

    Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or
    the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the
    cistern.
    Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit
    shall return unto God who gave it.
    Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher, all is vanity.
    Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes (l. XII, 6–7)

    Realizing that his time was nearly spent, he gave full oral instructions about his burial and the manner in which he wished to be remembered.... A few minutes later, feeling very tired, he left the room, remarking, ‘I have no disposition to leave this precious circle. I love to be here surrounded by my family and friends.’ Then he gave them his blessing and said, ‘I am ready to go and I wish you goodnight.’
    —For the State of New Hampshire, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Certainly the philosopher of ‘possible worlds’ must take care that his technical apparatus not push him to ask questions whose meaningfulness is not supported by our original intuitions of possibility that gave the apparatus its point.
    Saul Kripke (b. 1940)