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"
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
The numerical value of given in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of given in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Talent is God given-be thankful. Praise is man given-be humble. Conceit is self given-be careful.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
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.
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.
For me it's a cumulative effect. We had Paris, and then Brussels, then France again and then a coup... It seems as though holidaymakers were delaying and hoping to book at the last minute, so a stock like Thomas Cook will be hit, given the depreciation of sterling, given the security concerns and given that people might opt for.
Images & Illustrations of given
Translations for given
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- daný, fakt, axiom, postulátCzech
- postulat, donnée de départ, vu, étant donné, prémisse, énoncéFrench
- दिया हुआHindi
- gitt, forutsetningNorwegian
- uzimajući u obzirSerbo-Croatian
- givet, givenSwedish
Get even more translations for given »
Find a translation for the given definition in other languages:
Select another language: