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Synonyms for give

pass

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concede

give someone away

give something out: distribute

give something up: abandon

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give something up: quit

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give something up: hand over

Synonyms for give

to make a gift of

to present as a gift to a charity or cause

to relinquish to the possession or control of another

to distribute (money) as payment

to provide as a remedy

to mete out by means of some action

to let have as a favor, prerogative, or privilege

to put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance

to set aside or distribute as a share

to produce on the stage

to organize and carry out (an activity)

to cause (a disease) to pass to another or others

to bring forth (a product)

to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

to be unable to hold up

Synonyms

give away: to disclose in a breach of confidence

give back: to put (someone) in the possession of a prior position or office

give back: to send, put, or carry back to a former location

give forth: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

give in: to cease opposition

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give off: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

give out: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

give out: to cease functioning properly

give out: to suddenly lose all health or strength

give out: to lose so much strength and power as to become ineffective or motionless

give out: to make or become no longer active or productive

give out: to prove deficient or insufficient

Synonyms

give over: to yield (oneself) unrestrainedly, as to a particular impulse

give over: to cease consideration or treatment of

give up: to yield (oneself) unrestrainedly, as to a particular impulse

give up: to cease trying to accomplish or continue

give up: to desist from, cease, or discontinue (a habit, for example)

give up: to cease consideration or treatment of

give up: to lose all hope

Synonyms for give

the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

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cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense

convey or reveal information

convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.

organize or be responsible for

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convey or communicate

cause to happen or be responsible for

transmit (knowledge or skills)

leave with

emit or utter

give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

give (as medicine)

bestow, especially officially

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move in order to make room for someone for something

contribute to some cause

estimate the duration or outcome of something

execute and deliver

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deliver in exchange or recompense

afford access to

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present to view

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perform for an audience

be flexible under stress of physical force

propose

accord by verdict

manifest or show

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offer in good faith

submit for consideration, judgment, or use

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guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion

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allow to have or take

inflict as a punishment

consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man

proffer (a body part)

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References in classic literature ?
I have served you all these years and you never even threw me a bone, but the dear children gave me their own piece of ham.
I have served you all these years and you never gave me so much as a hard crust, but the dear children gave me their own loaf of bread.
He gave Ulysses some slices cut lengthways down the loin as a mark of especial honour, and Ulysses was much pleased.
When the night was two-thirds through and the stars had shifted their places, I nudged Ulysses who was close to me with my elbow, and he at once gave me his ear.
They would not listen; and drew nearer, saying, while bright sparks showered from their lips, "We will not let you go, for you have promised to be ours if the gems you brought proved worthless; so fling away this cold white cloak, and bathe with us in the fire fountains, and help us bring back to our bosom flames the light we gave you for the child.
And Ripple, safe again beneath her snow flake, gladly gave the chain to them; and told them how the pearls they now placed proudly on their breasts were formed of tears, which but for them might still be flowing.
With my ships I have taken twelve cities, and eleven round about Troy have I stormed with my men by land; I took great store of wealth from every one of them, but I gave all up to Agamemnon son of Atreus.
and she gave a long, deep sigh, "I can't even say I am glad to have known you--though I am.
The students laughed, and the doctor gave them a circular glance of enjoyment in his joke.
In regard to the addresses which I was to make in the North, I recall just one piece of advice which the General gave me.
The fact that the boxes yielded nothing excited Sheldon's suspicions, and he gave orders to dig up the earthen floor.
Feeling convinced that she was in imminent danger of becoming downright drunk if I gave her another glass, I kept my hand on the bottle, and forthwith told my story over again in a very abridged and unceremonious form, and without allowing her one moment of leisure for comment on my narrative, whether it might be of the weeping, winking, drinking, groaning, or ejaculating kind.
Jones, on the contrary, whose character was on the outside of generosity, and may perhaps not very unjustly have been suspected of extravagance, without any hesitation gave a guinea in exchange for the book.
O my soul, to thy domain gave I all wisdom to drink, all new wines, and also all immemorially old strong wines of wisdom.
At the same time I ordered the mate to go into the great cabin, and see what condition the poor passengers were in; and if they were alive, to comfort them, and give them what refreshment was proper: and the surgeon gave him a large pitcher, with some of the prepared broth which he had given the mate that was on board, and which he did not question would restore them gradually.