Definition of Gives

1. n. pl. Fetters.

Definition of Gives

1. Verb. (third-person singular of give) ¹

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Definition of Gives

1. give [v] - See also: give

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gives

given it some welly
given name
given names
given off
given out
given over
given that
given the finger
given up
given way
gives (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
gives the finger
gives up
gives way

Literary usage of Gives

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

1. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1874)
"Received notion of some places he certainly adopts.1 Hutcheson, on the other hand, gives a plain definition of the object which this faculty approves. ..."

2. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1864)
"CHAPTER I. EQUALITY NATURALLY gives MEN A TASTE FOR FREE INSTITUTIONS. THE principle of equality, which makes men independent of each other, gives them a ..."

3. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"An ancient gentlewoman having practised with great success in the late plague in this city, anno 1 1636, gives her advice only to the female sex. ..."

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