Definitions for give away

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word give away

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"


  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

Images & Illustrations of give away

Translations for give away

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for give away »


Find a translation for the give away definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these give away definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"give away." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Nov. 2015. < away>.

Are we missing a good definition for give away? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for give away:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.