What is give?

  • (verb): Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow.
    Example: "Give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"
    Synonyms: pay
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on give:

Dictator Game - Challenges
... Bardsley has performed experiments where individuals are given the opportunity to give money, give nothing, or take money from the respondent ... with dictator games which start from the same endowments, most people who give in the dictator game would take in a taking game ... might perceive dictator games as being about giving, since they can either do nothing or give, and so ask themselves how much to give ...
Richie Rosenberg - "LaBamba"
... up on the bar there and started shouting, 'Give me an L give me an A give me a B.' He christened me, you know ...
Oprah's Big Give
... Oprah's Big Give (also referred to as The Big Give) is a reality television series that aired Sunday nights at 900 PM Eastern/800PM Central on ABC, and is hosted by Nate Berkus ... The Big Give is produced by Harpo Productions, and created and produced by Oprah Winfrey, and also produced by Bert Van Munster and Elise Doganieri ...
Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)
... "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)" is a funk song by Parliament ... under the name "Tear the Roof off the Sucker (Give Up the Funk)" ...
George Davies (retailer) - GIVe
... to launch his fourth fashion business under the name of GIVe as in George 1V – his fourth large fashion venture ... The company has also been named GIVe because it is Davies' intention to donate part of the profits to charitable causes – he was quoted in the Sunday Times as expecting this figure to be up to 10% of the company's ... was cited as one of the motivations behind the decision to launch the current brand, GIVe ...

More definitions of "give":

  • (verb): Manifest or show.
    Example: "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering"
  • (verb): Inflict as a punishment.
    Example: "She gave the boy a good spanking"; "The judge gave me 10 years"
  • (verb): Be flexible under stress of physical force.
    Example: "This material doesn't give"
    Synonyms: yield
  • (verb): Legal use: accord by verdict.
    Example: "Give a decision for the plaintiff"
  • (noun): The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length.
    Synonyms: spring, springiness
  • (verb): Cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense.
    Example: "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"
  • (verb): Be the cause or source of.
    Synonyms: yield, afford
  • (verb): Emit or utter.
    Example: "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp"
  • (verb): Allow to have or take.
    Example: "I give you two minutes to respond"
  • (verb): Afford access to.
    Example: "The French doors give onto a terrace"
    Synonyms: afford, open
  • (verb): Give food to.
    Example: "Don't give the child this tough meat"
    Synonyms: feed
  • (verb): Propose.
    Example: "He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party"
  • (verb): Give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause.
    Example: "Give one's talents to a good cause"
    Synonyms: dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote
  • (verb): Submit for consideration, judgment, or use.
    Example: "Give one's opinion"; "give an excuse"
  • (verb): Give as a present; make a gift of.
    Example: "What will you give her for her birthday?"
    Synonyms: gift, present
  • (verb): Consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man.
    Example: "She gave herself to many men"
  • (verb): Endure the loss of.
    Synonyms: sacrifice
  • (verb): Offer in good faith.
    Example: "He gave her his word"
  • (verb): Organize or be responsible for.
    Example: "Give a course"
    Synonyms: hold, throw, have, make
  • (verb): Dedicate.
    Example: "Give thought to"; "give priority to"
    Synonyms: pay, devote
  • (verb): Present to view.
    Example: "He gave the sign to start"
  • (verb): Give or convey physically.
    Synonyms: apply
  • (verb): Bestow.
    Example: "Give hommage"
    Synonyms: render
  • (verb): Deliver in exchange or recompense.
    Example: "I'll give you three books for four CDs"
  • (verb): Execute and deliver.
    Example: "Give bond"
  • (verb): Guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion.
    Example: "You gave me to think that you agreed with me"
  • (verb): Transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody.
    Example: "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
  • (verb): Convey or reveal information.
    Example: "Give one's name"
  • (verb): Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.
    Synonyms: throw
  • (verb): Occur.
    Example: "What gives?"
  • (verb): Proffer (a body part).
    Example: "She gave her hand to her little sister"
  • (verb): Bestow, especially officially.
    Example: "Give a divorce"
    Synonyms: grant
  • (verb): Perform for an audience.
    Example: "Pollini is giving another concert in New York"
  • (verb): Give (as medicine).
    Example: "I gave him the drug"
  • (verb): Estimate the duration or outcome of something.
    Example: "He gave the patient three months to live"; "I gave him a very good chance at success"
  • (verb): Tell or deposit (information) knowledge.
    Example: "Give a secret to the Russians"
    Synonyms: impart, leave, pass on
  • (verb): Leave with; give temporarily.
    Example: "Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?"; "Can I give you the children for the weekend?"

Famous quotes containing the word give:

    Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure.
    Peregrine, Sir Worsthorne (b. 1923)

    Of your philosophy you make no use
    If you give place to accidental evils.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Whether I give to a beggar or not, his existence puts me in the wrong.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)