Definition of Giver

1. Noun. Someone who devotes himself completely. "There are no greater givers than those who give themselves"

Generic synonyms: Good Person

2. Noun. Person who makes a gift of property.

Definition of Giver

1. n. One who gives; a donor; a bestower; a grantor; one who imparts or distributes.

Definition of Giver

1. Noun. One who gives; a donor or contributer. ¹

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Definition of Giver

1. one that gives [n -S] - See also: gives

Medical Definition of Giver

1. One who gives; a donor; a bestower; a grantor; one who imparts or distributes. "It is the giver, and not the gift, that engrosses the heart of the Christian." (Kollock) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Giver

given head
given her head
given in
given it some welly
given name
given names
given off
given out
given over
given that
given the finger
given up
given way
giver (current term)
gives a bad name
gives a damn
gives away
gives birth
gives forth
gives head
gives in
gives it some welly
gives off
gives out
gives over

Literary usage of Giver

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Greek Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1916)
"... giver (8i-So>-/4t give, ... fern, of So-nyp giver. 4. TiS: iK-í-т 14 female suppliant, fern, ..."

2. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"Rarely it lasts a lifetime,— perhaps because satiety seizes the giver or the receiver: the giver, when he has no more to bestow; the receiver, ..."

3. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1890)
"... the loaf- giver, a term which, by an entire departure from its original meaning, finally softened down into the modern form of lord ; while the comes, ..."

4. Lux Mundi: A Series of Studies in the Religion of the Incarnation by Charles Gore (1890)
"Christianity is a manifested life, and it is this because it is the sphere in which the Spirit, the Life-giver, finds His ..."

5. Buddhist Legends by Buddhaghoṣa (1921)
"Angulimala answers in the negative. The monks doubt his word. [Excerpt from xiii. 10.] 40. It is the giver that makes the gift [xxvi. 41 = 423]. ..."

6. Friends Intelligencer by Friends Intelligencer Association (1868)
"iii THE CHEERFUL giver. I stood this week by the remains of a young woman, who was a cheerful giver of all she had to the cause of God and man. ..."

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