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Synonyms for give




give someone away

give something out: distribute

give something up: abandon


give something up: quit


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


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


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give out: to make or become no longer active or productive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


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


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


present to view

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perform for an audience

be flexible under stress of physical force


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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Scottish-born steel magnate Andrew Carnegie gave away the equivalent of pounds 2.
David Packard, co-founder of the printer giant Hewlett-Packard, gave away more than pounds 3billion - most of his life's earnings - before he died in 1996.
Because this arrangement qualifies for safe-harbor treatment, the actuarial value of what the father retains, $51,602 (based on section 664 tables for annual payments), can be used to reduce the value of what the father gave away.
The Kyrie 3 Irving gave away was a special colorway dedicated to his mother Elizabeth and features a rose pattern and a 'mom' lettering on the tongue.
Berman, President of the Berman Investment Group and nominated by Sprint for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) award, stated: "The numbers are in and we gave away over $400,000 in free money-making products in December alone.
The city's Urban Forestry division gave away the 1,000 trees to residents to increase the number already gracing the area.
Says Ferris, "It's like the old-time quiz shows: they gave away TVs, we give away mutual fund shares-talk about the gift that keeps on giving
Recently, Vaughn Masthoff, a tennis instructor in Santa Barbara, gave away hundreds of empty tennis ball canisters to Carolyn Alexander, a second-grade teacher at Tierra Linda Elementary School in Camarillo, who said they'll come in handy for art projects including constellation viewers, time capsules and even minigreenhouses.
In August she held a drawing and gave away a cookie bouquet each week and held a coloring contest, giving away a cookie to each child who participated.
We have given away dinners for two to restaurants all over the Santa Clarita Valley, and we also gave away tickets to the Nissan Open,'' said Hudson.
Fleishman, the president of Atlantic Philanthropic Services, which actually gave away the money on behalf of Feeney's foundations, the Atlantic Foundation and the Atlantic Trust.
The Heinz company gave away many small advertising pieces in the years since it was started in 1876.