Definition of Giving

1. Noun. The act of giving.

2. Adjective. Given or giving freely. "Her fond and openhanded grandfather"

3. Noun. The imparting of news or promises etc.. "Giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily"
Generic synonyms: Conveyance, Impartation, Imparting
Derivative terms: Give, Give, Give

4. Noun. Disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return. "The alumni followed a program of annual giving"
Generic synonyms: Disposal, Disposition
Derivative terms: Give, Give, Give

Definition of Giving

1. n. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.

Definition of Giving

1. Verb. (present participle of give) ¹

2. Adjective. having the tendency to give; generous ¹

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Definition of Giving

1. give [v] - See also: give

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Giving

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
giving (current term)
giving a bad name
giving away
giving birth
giving forth
giving head
giving in
giving it some welly
giving medication
giving off
giving out
giving over
giving protection
giving the finger
giving up

Literary usage of Giving

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

1. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
""Such preposterous whims make a woman odious," satd Grandcourt, not giving way in look or movement. " What is the use of talking to mad people ? ..."

2. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States : a by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, John Church Hamilton (1869)
"THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED, WITH A VIEW TO THE MEANS OP giving EFFICACY IN PRACTICE TO THAT MAXIM. IT was shown in the last paper, that the political ..."

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