Definitions for give away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. give away(verb)

    make a gift of

    "She gave away her antique furniture"

  2. unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out(verb)

    make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

    "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"

  3. give away(verb)

    formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father

  4. denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag(verb)

    give away information about somebody

    "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. give away(verb)ɪv

    to allow to have without paying

    The grocery store gave away food.

  2. give awayɪv

    to let people know a secret

    Katie doesn't know yet, so don't give it away!

Wiktionary

  1. give away(Verb)

    To make a gift of (something).

  2. give away(Verb)

    To relinquish control over.

  3. give away(Verb)

    To formally hand over a bride to the bridegroom; often by her father.

  4. give away(Verb)

    To unintentionally reveal a secret, or expose someone.

  5. give away(Verb)

    To concede an advantage in weight, time, height etc.

  6. give away(Verb)

    to concede


Translations for give away

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

give away

to give etc (something) to someone (eg because one no longer wants it)

I'm going to give all my money away.

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