Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: give
IPA transcription: [ɡ'ɪv]
Pronunciations of give
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: give, spring, springiness
    Meaning: the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: give
    Meaning: cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"
  • Synonyms: yield, give, afford
    Meaning: be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
  • Synonyms: give
    Meaning: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
  • Synonyms: give
    Meaning: convey or reveal information; "Give one's name"
  • Synonyms: give, pay
    Meaning: convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow; "Don't pay him any mind"; "give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"; "pay attention"
  • Synonyms: hold, throw, have, make, give
    Meaning: organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
  • Synonyms: give, throw
    Meaning: convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
  • Synonyms: give, gift, present
    Meaning: give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"
  • Synonyms: give, yield
    Meaning: cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
  • Synonyms: give, pay, devote
    Meaning: dedicate; "give thought to"; "give priority to"; "pay attention to"
  • Synonyms: render, yield, return, give, generate
    Meaning: give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
  • Synonyms: impart, leave, give, pass_on
    Meaning: transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students"
  • Synonyms: establish, give
    Meaning: bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
  • Synonyms: give
    Meaning: leave with; give temporarily; "Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?"; "Can I give you the children for the weekend?"
  • Synonyms: give
    Meaning: emit or utter; "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp"
  • Synonyms: sacrifice, give
    Meaning: endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"
  • Synonyms: pass, hand, reach, pass_on, turn_over, give
    Meaning: place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
  • Synonyms: give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote
    Meaning: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
  • Synonyms: give
    Meaning: give (as medicine); "I gave him the drug"
  • Synonyms: give, apply
    Meaning: give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose"
  • Synonyms: give, render
    Meaning: bestow; "give homage"; "render thanks"
  • Synonyms: grant, give
    Meaning: bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights"
  • Synonyms: move_over, give_way, give, ease_up, yield
    Meaning: move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
  • Synonyms: feed, give
    Meaning: give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
  • Synonyms: contribute, give, chip_in, kick_in
    Meaning: contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office"
  • Synonyms: collapse, fall_in, cave_in, give, give_way, break, founder
    Meaning: break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"
  • Synonyms: give
    Meaning: estimate the duration or outcome of something; "He gave the patient three months to live"; "I gave him a very good chance at success"
Usage examples
  • "Give whom?"
  • "Give it here.
  • I give you joy!"
  • "Give me a broom.
  • Give me the hole?"
  • Give us your hand.
  • "Give her me back!"
  • We give it to you."
  • We give it to you."
  • "Give her me back."
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