What does given mean?

Definitions for givenˈgɪv ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word given.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. given, presumption, precondition(adj)

    an assumption that is taken for granted

  2. given, granted(adj)

    acknowledged as a supposition

    "given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"

  3. apt(p), disposed(p), given(p), minded(p), tending(p)(adj)

    (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward

    "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"

Wiktionary

  1. given(Noun)

    A condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation.

  2. given(Adjective)

    Already arranged.

  3. given(Adjective)

    Currently discussed, particular, specific.

  4. given(Preposition)

    Considering; taking into account.

    Given the current situation, I don't think that's possible.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Given

    of Give

  2. Given

    p. p. & a. from Give, v

  3. Given

    granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise

  4. Given

    disposed; inclined; -- used with an adv.; as, virtuously given

  5. Given(adverb)

    stated; fixed; as, in a given time

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #219

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Written Corpus Frequency: #415

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Adjectives Frequency: #426

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of given in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of given in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Diane Goodstein:

    I hope we may all move on with our God-given dreams and our God-given mission.

  2. Charles Lauller:

    Talent is God given-be thankful. Praise is man given-be humble. Conceit is self given-be careful.

  3. John Wooden:

    Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.

  4. Richard Bach:

    You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.

  5. Pearl Bailey:

    There are two kinds of talents, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.

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