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  • v. Present participle of give.
  • adj. having the tendency to give; generous
  • n. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
  • n. A gift; a benefaction.
  • n. The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
  • n. A gift; a benefaction.
  • n. The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the imparting of news or promises etc.
  • adj. given or giving freely
  • n. the act of giving
  • n. disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return

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