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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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Rhymes with Give It A Try

  • adl-tabatabai
  • dwi
  • oversupply
  • standby
  • semidry
  • resupply
  • private-eye
  • misapply
  • isty
  • drip-dry
  • cspi
  • whereby
  • underly
  • underlie
  • overfly
  • mistry
  • mcfly
  • lxi
  • drive-by
  • comply
  • versailles
  • thereby
  • switaj
  • supply
  • sundai
  • sri
  • shanghai
  • sci
  • retry
  • reply

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. try

verb. ['ˈtraɪ'] make an effort or attempt.

Synonyms

  • grope
  • give it a whirl
  • pick up the gauntlet
  • take chances
  • strive
  • act
  • assay
  • seek
  • essay
  • gamble
  • attempt
  • give it a try
  • move
  • lay on the line
  • take a dare
  • chance
  • hazard
  • have a go
  • take a chance
  • endeavour
  • risk
  • endeavor
  • run a risk
  • put on the line
  • fight
  • adventure

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • trien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trier (Anglo-Norman)

10. try

verb. ['ˈtraɪ'] put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to.

Synonyms

  • pass judgment
  • verify
  • examine
  • try out
  • control
  • field-test
  • evaluate
  • judge
  • essay
  • test
  • float

Antonyms

  • confine
  • idle
  • integrate
  • outside

Etymology

  • trien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trier (Anglo-Norman)

Sentences with give-it-a-try


1. Noun Phrase
If you’ve never used an oil replacement in a cake, give it a try — you may decide you like how it alters the flavor, texture or nutritional profile of the baked item.

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