Definitions for GIFTgɪft
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
something given voluntarily without payment in return, as to honor a person or an occasion or to provide assistance; present.
the act of giving.
something bestowed or acquired without being sought or earned by the receiver.
a special ability or capacity; natural endowment; talent:
a gift for music.
(v.t.)to give some power, capacity, or talent to.
to present (someone) with a gift:
just the thing to gift the newlyweds.
Origin of gift:
1125–75; ME < ON gift; c. OE gift (ME yift) marriage gift; akin to give
something acquired without compensation
endowment, gift, talent, natural endowment(noun)
natural abilities or qualities
the act of giving
endow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endue(verb)
give qualities or abilities to
give, gift, present(verb)
give as a present; make a gift of
"What will you give her for her birthday?"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a present you give
birthday/Christmas/Hanukkah gifts; to give a gift; friends exchanging gifts at Christmas
a natural ability; = talent
She has a gift for telling stories.
sth you are very thankful for
the gifts that God gives us
Something given to another voluntarily, without charge.
A talent or natural ability.
Something gained incidentally, without effort.
To give (as a gift) to.
To give away, to concede easily
Origin: From gipt, cognate with Old English ġift.
anything given; anything voluntarily transferred by one person to another without compensation; a present; an offering
the act, right, or power of giving or bestowing; as, the office is in the gift of the President
a bribe; anything given to corrupt
some quality or endowment given to man by God; a preeminent and special talent or aptitude; power; faculty; as, the gift of wit; a gift for speaking
a voluntary transfer of real or personal property, without any consideration. It can be perfected only by deed, or in case of personal property, by an actual delivery of possession
to endow with some power or faculty
Translations for GIFT
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something given willingly, eg as a present
a birthday gift.
- هَدِيَّه، مِنْحَهArabic
- presentePortuguese (BR)
- das GeschenkGerman
- presente, regalo, obsequioSpanish
- gave, presangNorwegian
- سوغات، ډالۍ، تحفه: استعدادPashto
- gåva, presentSwedish
- armağan, hediyeTurkish
- 禮物Chinese (Trad.)
- подарунок, дарUkrainian
- quà tặngVietnamese
- 礼物Chinese (Simp.)
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