Definitions for givenˈgɪv ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ref: pp. of give .
(adj.)stated, fixed, or specified:
at a given time.
inclined; disposed; prone (often fol. by to):
given to making snide remarks.
bestowed as a gift; conferred.
assigned as a basis of calculation or reasoning:
a given diameter.
(on official documents) executed and delivered as of the date shown.
(prep.)taking into account some fact, condition, factor, etc.; considering:
Given how hard the test was, I'm not surprised she failed.
(n.)an established fact, condition, factor, etc.
Category: Common Vocabulary
given, presumption, precondition(adj)
an assumption that is taken for granted
acknowledged as a supposition
"given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
that can be specifically named; = particular
Patients wrote down what they ate on a given day.
assuming or because sth is true
Given that we don't have much time, I think we should start now.
sth that can be assumed to be true
His loyalty is a given.
A condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation.
Currently discussed, particular, specific.
Considering; taking into account.
Given the current situation, I don't think that's possible.
p. p. & a. from Give, v
granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise
disposed; inclined; -- used with an adv.; as, virtuously given
stated; fixed; as, in a given time
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #219
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Written Corpus Frequency: #415
Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Adjectives Frequency: #426
Translations for given
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to do a job at a given time.
- dadoPortuguese (BR)
- daný, stanovenýCzech
- bestemt; nærmere fastsatDanish
- δεδομένος, καθορισμένοςGreek
- تعیین شدهFarsi
- बताया गयाHindi
- postavljen, zadanCroatian
- ákveðinn, tiltekinnIcelandic
- dato, prestabilitoItalian
- šis, skirtasLithuanian
- noteikts; norādītsLatvian
- bestemt, nærmere angittNorwegian
- تعیین شدهPersian
- تعیین شوهPashto
- daný, stanovený, určenýSlovak
- bestämd, överenskommen, givenSwedish
- ซึ่งมอบให้ไว้; เป็นของขวัญ; ที่กำหนดให้Thai
- belirtilmiş, saptanmış, verilmişTurkish
- 特定的Chinese (Trad.)
- даний, певнийUkrainian
- đã định sẵnVietnamese
- 一定的Chinese (Simp.)
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