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1. gift

noun. ['ˈgɪft'] something acquired without compensation.

Synonyms

  • freebie
  • dowery
  • lagniappe
  • enrichment
  • present
  • largess
  • portion
  • bride price
  • gift horse
  • award
  • donation
  • economic aid
  • prize
  • bestowment
  • contribution
  • aid
  • devise
  • free lunch
  • largesse
  • dower
  • freebee
  • acquisition
  • giveaway
  • bestowal
  • dowry
  • bequest
  • legacy

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • disrespect
  • look down on
  • close

Etymology

  • gipt (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Gift

  • credithrift
  • fork-lift
  • adrift
  • thrift
  • swift
  • stiffed
  • sniffed
  • shrift
  • drift
  • clift
  • tift
  • tifft
  • sift
  • shift
  • rift
  • riffed
  • miffed
  • lift

Example sentences of the word gift


1. Noun, singular or mass
Give the gift of a warm head and a way to listen to music.

2. Verb, base form
Submit your proposal to gift wrap companies.

Quotes containing the word gift


1. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.
- Bil Keane

2. Life is a gift, given in trust - like a child.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

3. The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.
- Basil Hume

2. gift-wrap

verb. wrap (a gift) attractively.

Synonyms

  • wrap up

Antonyms

  • unsheathe
  • uncover

3. bride-gift

noun. a wedding present to the bride.

Synonyms

  • wedding present

4. gift

noun. ['ˈgɪft'] natural abilities or qualities.

Synonyms

  • genius
  • natural endowment
  • raw talent
  • talent
  • natural ability
  • hang
  • knack
  • endowment
  • bent

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck

Etymology

  • gipt (Old Norse)

5. gift

noun. ['ˈgɪft'] the act of giving.

Synonyms

  • share-out
  • alms-giving
  • offering
  • oblation
  • accordance
  • accordance of rights
  • bestowal
  • donation
  • charity
  • almsgiving
  • conferral
  • endowment
  • conferment
  • bestowment
  • sharing
  • contribution

Antonyms

  • absence
  • future
  • past
  • take

Etymology

  • gipt (Old Norse)

6. gift

verb. ['ˈgɪft'] give qualities or abilities to.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • invest
  • endow
  • indue
  • endue
  • empower

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • inability
  • illiteracy
  • continue

Etymology

  • gipt (Old Norse)

7. gift

verb. ['ˈgɪft'] give as a present; make a gift of.

Synonyms

  • give
  • bung
  • leave
  • submit
  • give away
  • bequeath
  • present
  • hand out
  • pass out
  • raffle
  • render
  • treat
  • give out
  • deed over
  • deliver
  • cede
  • dower
  • will
  • grant
  • tip
  • distribute
  • surrender
  • endow
  • fee
  • raffle off
  • tender
  • donate

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • inferior
  • inactivity
  • disservice

Etymology

  • gipt (Old Norse)
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