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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give out: to make or become no longer active or productive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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Thus, he argued that species were diversifying in the New World when some of them crossed the Atlantic and gave rise to today's African desert locust.
They were associated with the four elements and seasons and gave rise to certain temperaments-blood/air/sanguine; phlegm/water/phlegmatic; yellow bile/fire/choleric and black bile/earth/melancholic.
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Thus monsters (for instance) gave rise to revulsion and horror neither because they broke God's natural laws (which only God can do), nor because they were signs of God's judgement (which he gave very sparingly), but because they were unseemly and broke social conventions.
The prevention of conception immediately gave rise to abortion, that is, the killing of those conceived but not yet born, leading to today's estimate of 50 million humans killed a year.
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HD 163296 was observed because it is the type of star astronomers thought might have an encircling disk of dust and gas, the same kind of primordial disk that probably gave rise to our own solar system.
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In Germany, electoral setbacks to the governing coalition's leading party and other centrist parties gave rise to market uncertainty at a time when there was already considerable confusion in the market surrounding the imposition and subsequent removal of a withholding tax on interest income.
The audit committee has not completed its work nor reached final conclusions and is continuing its investigation into the circumstances that gave rise to the differences.
Understanding how these molecules formed within the interstellar medium, he says, could offer scientists a rare glimpse of our chemical heritage and the complex processes that gave rise to life on Earth.
Obviously, it is not a matter of copying Gregorian chant, but rather making sure that new compositions are pervaded with the same spirit that gave rise to and slowly modeled that music.
The loss-suspension rule disallows a stock loss if the economic loss that gave rise to the loss is later reflected in a consolidated return.