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The synonyms of “Give” are: afford, yield, commit, consecrate, dedicate, devote, impart, leave, pass on, ease up, give way, move over, render, feed, generate, return, throw, chip in, contribute, kick in, grant, pay, break, cave in, collapse, fall in, founder, hand, pass, reach, turn over, have, hold, make, establish, open, apply, gift, present, sacrifice, present with, provide with, supply with, furnish with, gift with, pay up, hand over, part with, put in, donate, give up, relinquish, entrust, put into someone's hands, consign, assign, allow, permit, let have, accord, show, display, set out, set forth, indicate, detail, give details of, list, cause, be a source of, create, occasion, administer, deliver, deal, convey, communicate, transmit, transfer, perform, execute, carry out, utter, let out, emit, organize, arrange, lay on, provide, be responsible for, produce, result in, send out, send forth, pour out, throw out, reveal, disclose, divulge, let slip, leak, fall apart, come apart, spring, springiness, elasticity, flexibility, stretch, stretchiness
Give as a Noun
Definitions of "Give" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “give” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Capacity to bend or alter in shape under pressure.
- Ability to adapt; flexibility.
- The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length.
Synonyms of "Give" as a noun (6 Words)
|elasticity||The degree to which a demand or supply is sensitive to changes in price or income.|
Aging can decrease the elasticity of your skin.
|flexibility||Willingness to change or compromise.|
I enjoyed the flexibility of the schedule.
|spring||The ability to spring back strongly elasticity.|
With a sudden spring he leapt on to the table.
|springiness||The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length.|
|stretch||An act of stretching one s limbs or body.|
A four year stretch for tax fraud.
|stretchiness||The capacity for being stretched.|
Usage Examples of "Give" as a noun
- There is no give at all in the British position.
- Plastic pots that have enough give to accommodate the vigorous roots.
Give as a Verb
Definitions of "Give" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “give” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Proffer (a body part.
- Deliver (a judgement) authoritatively.
- Adjudicate that (a goal) has been legitimately scored.
- Give food to.
- Consent to have sexual intercourse with (someone.
- Administer (medicine.
- Estimate the duration or outcome of something.
- Bring about.
- Offer in good faith.
- State or put forward (information or argument.
- Freely set aside or devote for a purpose.
- Sentence (someone) to (a specified penalty.
- Allow (someone) to have (a specified amount of time) for an activity or undertaking.
- Afford access to.
- Give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause.
- Produce (a sound.
- Give or convey physically.
- Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.
- Transmit (knowledge or skills.
- Cause to happen or be responsible for.
- Provide (a party or social meal) as host or hostess.
- Present to view.
- Allot (a score) to.
- Yield or give way to pressure.
- Manifest or show.
- Endure the loss of.
- Execute and deliver.
- Give (as medicine.
- Guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion.
- Provide (love or other emotional support) to.
- Perform for an audience.
- Bestow, especially officially.
- Submit for consideration, judgment, or use.
- Allow to have or take.
- Give or supply.
- Pass (a message) to (someone.
- Alter in shape under pressure rather than resist or break.
- Tell what one knows.
- Cause or allow (someone or something) to have or experience (something); provide with.
- Used hyperbolically to express how greatly one wants to have or do something.
- Make a connection to allow (someone) to speak to (someone else) on the phone.
- Give as a present; make a gift of.
- Pledge or offer as a guarantee.
- Used to present a speaker or entertainer or when making a toast.
- Carry out or perform (a specified action.
- Place into the hands or custody of.
- Concede (something) as valid or deserved in respect of (someone.
- Pass on (an illness or infection) to (someone.
- Be flexible under stress of physical force.
- Contribute to some cause.
- Yield as a product or result.
- Accord by verdict.
- Commit or entrust.
- (of a man) sanction the marriage of (his daughter) to someone.
- Cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense.
- Present (an appearance or impression.
- Inflict as a punishment.
- (of an umpire or referee) declare whether or not (a player) is out or offside.
- Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow.
- Convey or reveal information.
- Transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody.
- Deliver in exchange or recompense.
- Leave with; give temporarily.
- Predict that (an activity or relationship) will last no longer than (a specified time.
- Concede defeat; surrender.
- Consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man.
- Hand over (an amount) in payment; pay.
- Say to (someone) as an excuse or inappropriate answer.
- Emit or utter.
- Move in order to make room for someone for something.
- Emit odour, vapour, or similar substances.
- Be the cause or source of.
- Freely transfer the possession of (something) to (someone.
- Break down, literally or metaphorically.
- Organize or be responsible for.
Synonyms of "Give" as a verb (103 Words)
|accord||Allow to have.|
The powers accorded to the head of state.
|administer||Administer or bestow as in small portions.|
She administers the funds.
|afford||Afford access to.|
They were afforded the luxury of bed and breakfast.
|allow||Allow the other baseball team to score.|
Allow for mistakes.
|apply||Apply oneself to.|
Apply for a job.
|arrange||Make arrangements for.|
Accommodation can be arranged if required.
|assign||Give an assignment to a person to a post or assign a task to a person.|
It is difficult to decide whether to assign the victory to Godwin.
|be a source of||Happen, occur, take place.|
|be responsible for||Work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function.|
|break||Break a piece from a whole.|
Try to break the habit of adding salt at the table.
|carry out||Be equipped with (a mast or sail.|
|cause||Cause to do cause to act in a specified manner.|
This disease can cause blindness.
|cave in||Explore natural caves.|
|chip in||Form by chipping.|
|collapse||Collapse due to fatigue an illness or a sudden attack.|
The stock market collapsed.
|come apart||Reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress.|
|commit||Refer a parliamentary or legislative bill to a committee.|
Try it out before you commit to a purchase.
|communicate||Convey or transmit (an emotion or feeling) in a non-verbal way.|
Please communicate this message to all employees.
|consecrate||Ordain (someone) to a sacred office, typically that of bishop.|
After the priest had consecrated the bread and wine it was immortal and divine.
|consign||Give over to another for care or safekeeping.|
She consigned the letter to the waste paper basket.
|contribute||Contribute to some cause.|
He did not contribute to the meetings.
|convey||Transfer the title to (property.|
Pipes were laid to convey water to the house.
|create||Create by artistic means.|
Create a furor.
He deals fairly with his employees.
|dedicate||Set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church.|
The parish church is dedicated to St Paul.
|deliver||Deliver a speech oration or idea.|
Deliver us from the nightmare of junk mail.
|detail||Provide details for.|
The ships were detailed to keep watch.
|devote||Use a certain amount of space or time to cover (a topic.|
A full page is devoted to each ski run.
|disclose||Disclose to view as by removing a cover.|
The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold.
|display||Attract attention by displaying some body part or posing of animals.|
A notice was displayed in the booking office.
|divulge||Make known (private or sensitive information.|
I do not want to divulge my plans at the moment.
|donate||Allow the removal of (blood or an organ) from one’s body for transplantation, transfusion, or research.|
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to charity.
|ease up||Lessen the intensity of or calm.|
|emit||Make (a sound.|
The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits.
|entrust||Put into the care or protection of someone.|
The messenger was entrusted with the general s secret.
|establish||Institute enact or establish.|
The scheme was established in 1975.
|execute||Carry out (a judicial sentence, the terms of a will, or other order.|
Execute a will or a deed.
|fall apart||Move in a specified direction.|
|fall in||Fall from clouds.|
|feed||Feed into supply.|
You were still in the wings feeding Micky his lines.
|founder||Fail utterly; collapse.|
The project foundered.
|furnish with||Provide or equip with furniture.|
|generate||Give or supply.|
The earthquake generated a tsunami.
|gift||Give as a present make a gift of.|
The company gifted 2 999 shares to a charity.
|gift with||Give as a present; make a gift of.|
|give details of||Transmit (knowledge or skills.|
|give up||Be flexible under stress of physical force.|
|give way||Give or supply.|
|grant||Bestow, especially officially.|
I grant you this much.
|hand||Place into the hands or custody of.|
Hand the elderly lady into the taxi.
|hand over||Place into the hands or custody of.|
|have||Have ownership or possession of.|
Have a postdoc.
|hold||Have room for hold without crowding.|
The ship is holding a south easterly course.
|impart||Make (information) known.|
Impart a new skill to the students.
|indicate||Indicate a place direction person or thing either spatially or figuratively.|
Sales indicate a growing market for such art.
|kick in||Kick a leg up.|
|lay on||Put in a horizontal position.|
The container leaked gasoline.
|leave||Leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking.|
He leaves a wife and three children.
|let have||Consent to, give permission.|
|let out||Consent to, give permission.|
|let slip||Consent to, give permission.|
|list||Make a list of.|
Am I listed in your register.
|make||Make by combining materials and parts.|
I make the height about 100 feet.
|move over||Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon.|
|occasion||Give occasion to.|
His death occasioned her much grief.
West opened 2NT.
|organize||Plan and direct (a complex undertaking.|
The soul doth organize the body.
|part with||Go one’s own way; move apart.|
|pass||Pass time in a specific way.|
This was how they passed the time.
|pass on||Disappear gradually.|
I ll pay you for that he snarled.
|pay up||Bring in.|
|perform||Give a performance of something.|
We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera.
|permit||Authorize or allow (something.|
This will permit the rain to run off.
|pour out||Pour out.|
|present||Formally present a debutante a representative of a country etc.|
We presented the arguments to him.
|present with||Bring forward and present to the mind.|
|produce||Bring forth or yield.|
They produce good ham in Parma.
|provide||Make a possibility or provide opportunity for permit to be attainable or cause to remain.|
This procedure provides for lots of leeway.
|provide with||Make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain.|
|put in||Put into a certain place or abstract location.|
|put into someone's hands||Cause (someone) to undergo something.|
|reach||Reach a goal.|
Reach me those glasses.
|relinquish||Part with a possession or right.|
I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long term house guest.
|render||To surrender someone or something to another.|
They had to render the estate.
|result in||Come about or follow as a consequence.|
|return||Return to a previous position in mathematics.|
Return a compliment.
|reveal||Make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others.|
Brenda was forced to reveal Robbie s whereabouts.
|sacrifice||Make a sacrifice of in religious rituals.|
In that event East West would sacrifice in six spades.
|send forth||Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television.|
|set forth||Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard.|
|set out||Get ready for a particular purpose or event.|
|show||Show in or as in a picture.|
The blood test showed that he was the father.
|supply with||Circulate or distribute or equip with.|
|throw||Throw a die out onto a flat surface.|
At the trolley portal the operator had to manually throw the switch using a switch iron.
|throw out||Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.|
|transfer||Transfer somebody to a different position or location of work.|
Drawings can be transferred to the artwork by rubbing them off the sheet.
|transmit||Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission.|
The theatrical gift of being able to transmit emotion.
|turn over||To break and turn over earth especially with a plow.|
|utter||Express audibly utter sounds not necessarily words.|
He uttered a curse.
|yield||Be willing to concede.|
The land yields grapes and tobacco.
Usage Examples of "Give" as a verb
- She gave him presents and clothes.
- Give one's opinion.
- She was given antibiotics.
- How much did you give for that?
- Committees who give so generously of their time and effort.
- Can I give you the children for the weekend?
- I'll give you three books for four CDs.
- Give a course.
- Milk is sometimes added to give a richer cheese.
- Don't give me any of your backchat.
- Give a secret to the Russians.
- The French doors give onto a terrace.
- Give one's talents to a good cause.
- Gooch was given out, caught behind.
- She gave herself to the king in order to obtain the pardon of her father.
- She was given over to the convent.
- Okay, give—what's that all about?
- I gave a bow.
- The heavy door didn't give until the fifth push.
- Give a yelp.
- That chair doesn't give.
- Kate gave him a leaving party.
- For your entertainment this evening I give you … Mister Albert DeNero!
- We could not be expected to give any price that might be asked.
- He gave a gasp.
- I'll give you until tomorrow morning.
- What gives?
- I'd give anything for a cup of tea.
- Give a divorce.
- This material doesn't give.
- What will you give her for her birthday?
- His parents gave him the encouragement he needed to succeed.
- Give thought to.
- This leaflet gives our opening times.
- The cheque given to the jeweller proved worthless.
- Give priority to.
- Give an excuse.
- This is a place that will not improve with time—I give it three weeks.
- Don't give the child this tough meat.
- He gave her in marriage to a noble.
- I give you my word.
- Give a decision for the plaintiff.
- A baby given into their care by the accident of her birth.
- I give!
- Give me the police.
- He did not give his name.
- For the first offence I was given a fine.
- A dinner given in honour of an American diplomat.
- Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?
- All who have given thought to the matter agree.
- This student gives promise of real creativity.
- Give me a second to bring the car around.
- Give homage.
- Can you give me lessons?
- He gave no sign of life.
- I gave it five out of ten.
- He gave the counter a polish.
- I hope I don't give you my cold.
- Give my love to all the girls.
- Some solvents give off toxic fumes.
- Give him his due.
- I give you two minutes to respond.
- The referee gave the goal.
- When two people who don't get on are thrust together, something's got to give.
- He gave the papers back.
- Give the orders.
- I gave my verdict.
- You gave me such a fright.
Associations of "Give" (30 Words)
|allocate||Distribute (resources or duties) for a particular purpose.|
Students are allocated accommodation on a yearly basis.
|allot||Administer or bestow, as in small portions.|
Equal time was allotted to each.
|amortization||The action or process of reducing or paying off a debt with regular payments.|
An amortization schedule shows your payments each month and how it affects the total amount you owe.
Voting power will be apportioned according to contribution.
|appropriation||Money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose.|
Success in obtaining appropriations for projects.
|assign||Give an assignment to a person to a post or assign a task to a person.|
The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class.
|authorization||A document giving an official instruction or command.|
Deputies are given authorization to make arrests.
|bestow||Bestow a quality on.|
Bestow an honor on someone.
|cede||Give up (power or territory.|
In 1874 the islands were ceded to Britain.
|compensate||Make payment to compensate.|
She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident.
|compensation||The action or process of awarding compensation.|
Getting older has some compensations.
|concession||The right, given by a company, to sell goods, especially in a particular place.|
This strict rule was relaxed by concession.
|copyright||Secure copyright for material.|
Works whose copyrights had lapsed.
|dispense||Manage without or get rid of.|
I was dispensed from this terrible task.
|distribute||Cause be distributed.|
The function distributes the values evenly.
|forgo||Be earlier in time; go back further.|
We forgo any comparison between the two men.
|generously||In a way that shows a readiness to give more of something, especially money, than is necessary or expected.|
Generously butter a pudding dish.
|grant||A contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business.|
Funds are granted to qualified researchers.
|gratuity||A sum of money paid to an employee at the end of a period of employment.|
An end of contract gratuity of 20 of the total pay received.
|impart||Make (information) known.|
The teachers imparted a great deal of knowledge to their pupils.
|meed||A fitting reward.|
He must extract from her some meed of approbation.
|quota||A prescribed number.|
The removal of entry quotas encouraged young people to enter universities.
|reassign||Allocate or distribute (work or resources) differently.|
He had been reassigned to another post.
|remunerate||Pay (someone) for services rendered or work done.|
They should be remunerated fairly for their work.
|remuneration||Something that remunerates.|
They work in excess of their contracted hours for no additional remuneration.
|salary||Pay a salary to.|
A 15 per cent salary increase.
|submit||Accept or yield to a superior force or to the authority or will of another person.|
The United States refused to submit to arbitration.
|unremunerative||Bringing little or no profit or income.|
An unremunerative occupation.
|wage||Carry on (a war or campaign.|
Disasters are the wages of sin.
|yield||Give in, as to influence or pressure.|
They are forced to yield ground.