English dictionary definition of:



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


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


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 14:12:04 on 12-02-20

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