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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give out: to make or become no longer active or productive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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References in classic literature ?
She took the gourd in one hand, and rather than cause the giver pain raised it to her lips, though for the life of her she could scarce restrain the qualm of nausea that surged through her as the malodorous thing approached her nostrils.
Givers are willing to extend themselves without expecting credit or compensation.
June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, May 31, The Help Group was proud to present Festival of Arts: A Celebration of Young Artists sponsored by the New York based nonprofit Bear Givers for the sixth consecutive year.
The authors define four possible groups of givers by their reasons to give.
Gift receivers would be happier if givers gave them exactly what they requested rather than attempting to be 'thoughtful and considerate' by buying gifts they did not explicitly request" to surprise them, the researchers write.
The authors of the study explained that in a gift-giving situation, both the gift givers and gift receivers will focus on the gift receivers when thinking about the gift.
Whereas takers view success as attaining results that are superior to others' and matchers see success in terms of balancing individual accomplishments with fairness to others, givers characterize success as individual achievements that have a positive impact on others," he writes.
He said that people who are givers and focus on the interests of others, at times at their own expense, often end up being more successful than takers or "matchers.
Though givers may fail more than takers on the road to victory, in the long term, they far outpace takers in terms of success.
BOOK givers are being sought by Newcastle City Library.
Ibardolaza and telling of alien Givers who came to Earth over twenty years ago and gave it great technology: four giant towers known as Ladders that rise 36,000 miles into space and provide space stations that power the planet.
SL: High-income women are the most sophisticated of all givers.
People appreciate receiving modestly priced gifts as much as they do expensive ones, although gift givers typically don't realize it, a new study shows.
The big givers are getting bigger and the smaller contributors are getting fewer in number.
This year the editors included a new category--TIME Power Givers--and Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah has been named among 14 other Power Givers for this year's list.