English dictionary definition of:

give


Noun

  • the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

Verb

  • proffer (a body part)
  • consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man
  • occur
  • estimate the duration or outcome of something
  • dedicate
  • inflict as a punishment
  • allow to have or take
  • guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion
  • submit for consideration, judgment, or use
  • give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
  • offer in good faith
  • manifest or show
  • convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
  • convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow
  • bestow
  • accord by verdict
  • propose
  • give food to
  • be flexible under stress of physical force
  • give or supply
  • cause to happen or be responsible for
  • bring about
  • perform for an audience
  • present to view
  • organize or be responsible for
  • move in order to make room for someone for something
  • break down, literally or metaphorically
  • transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
  • leave with; give temporarily
  • give as a present; make a gift of
  • place into the hands or custody of
  • convey or reveal information
  • transmit (knowledge or skills)
  • contribute to some cause
  • give or convey physically
  • give (as medicine)
  • cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
  • bestow, especially officially
  • be the cause or source of
  • endure the loss of
  • afford access to
  • deliver in exchange or recompense
  • emit or utter
  • execute and deliver

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Thesaurus

afford apply break collapse commit consecrate contribute dedicate devote establish feed founder generate gift grant hand have hold impart leave make open pass pay present reach render return sacrifice spring springiness throw yield

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Common words - set 1 and learn about the word give in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 18. Irregular common words – common errors e.g. would, who, does.

Scrabble score for give


Scrabble score = 8

generated at 09:12:39 on 18-09-19

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