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1. give

verb. ['ˈgɪv'] cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense.

Synonyms

  • yield
  • drive home
  • afford
  • award
  • deliver
  • infect

Antonyms

  • recede
  • clasp
  • enlist
  • hold

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Give

  • relive
  • outlive
  • ziv
  • viv
  • sieve
  • live
  • liv

Example sentences of the word give


1. Verb, base form
There are several ways you can give your dog peanut butter.

Quotes containing the word give


1. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.
- Jim Henson

2. I am a real person that cares about his art and cares about what he's doing - I have a heart and a soul and want to touch people and give.
- LL Cool J

3. I'm involved in quite a few ministries as a bridge builder, trying to match generous givers and donors to other ministries. Based on my past, I'm also involved in mainly the prison ministry. I go to jails and prisons and share my story, trying to give them some hope.
- Lex Luger

2. give

verb. ['ˈgɪv'] be the cause or source of.

Synonyms

  • yield
  • afford
  • open up
  • provide
  • leave
  • open
  • render
  • furnish
  • allow
  • allow for

Antonyms

  • uncertainty
  • unbelief
  • confine
  • spell

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)

3. give

verb. ['ˈgɪv'] transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody.

Synonyms

  • enfeoff
  • give up
  • lease
  • pay
  • support
  • spare
  • submit
  • rent
  • bestow
  • spit up
  • present
  • dole out
  • part with
  • have
  • chip in
  • shell out
  • loan
  • repay
  • transfer
  • dish out
  • mete out
  • offer
  • render
  • contribute
  • deal
  • bank
  • parcel out
  • return
  • hold
  • accord
  • dispense
  • have got
  • cater
  • pony up
  • deal out
  • administer
  • allot
  • kick in
  • provide
  • lend
  • proffer
  • ply
  • cede
  • concede
  • requite
  • grant
  • yield
  • let
  • distribute
  • cough up
  • supply
  • dispense with
  • lot
  • furnish
  • deposit
  • heap
  • allow

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • borrow
  • dirty

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)

4. give

verb. ['ˈgɪv'] convey or reveal information.

Synonyms

  • state
  • pass on
  • leave
  • tell
  • cast
  • say
  • quote

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • right
  • function
  • absorb

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)

5. give

verb. ['ˈgɪv'] organize or be responsible for.

Synonyms

  • have
  • make
  • direct
  • hold

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • denitrify
  • deprive
  • eat out

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)

6. give

verb. ['ˈgɪv'] convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow.

Synonyms

  • extend
  • offer
  • communicate
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • volley
  • clear
  • outgo
  • disappearance

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)

7. give

verb. ['ˈgɪv'] convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.

Synonyms

  • intercommunicate
  • communicate

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • disbelieve
  • uncover

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)

8. give

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

Synonyms

  • 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
  • gift
  • surrender
  • endow
  • fee
  • raffle off
  • tender
  • donate

Antonyms

  • pull in
  • log in
  • dock
  • get on

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)

9. give

verb. ['ˈgɪv'] dedicate.

Synonyms

  • cogitate
  • pay
  • cerebrate
  • think
  • sacrifice

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • necessary
  • ample
  • adorned

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)

10. give

verb. ['ˈgɪv'] cause to happen or be responsible for.

Synonyms

  • make
  • render
  • generate
  • create
  • return

Antonyms

  • freeze
  • demand
  • good fortune
  • bad luck

Etymology

  • given (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gefa (Old Norse)
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