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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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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. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word give-up


1. Noun Phrase
The fight escalates when the victim crab retreats into his shell and tries to protect himself with his grasping claw -- often hermit crabs would rather give up a limb than a shell.

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