the act of giving
the imparting of news or promises etc.
"he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving"; "giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily"
disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return
"the alumni followed a program of annual giving"
big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded(adj)
given or giving freely
"was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
having the tendency to give; generous
To become like Christ involves everything else: becoming a loving and giving person, having confidence enabling you to be vulnerable (psychologically and physically; Jesus did both), having the wisdom to see people's needs and the desire to meet them. - net.flame - 26 Mar 1984 by Jeff Sargent
the act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting
a gift; a benefaction
the act of softening, breaking, or yielding
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'giving' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #817
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'giving' in Written Corpus Frequency: #730
The numerical value of giving in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of giving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We can't just keep giving and giving and giving, we have nothing left to give.
A lawyer starts life giving 500 worth of law for 5 and ends giving 5 worth for 500.
It is not giving children more that spoils them it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
Service... Giving what you don't have to give. Giving when you don't need to give. Giving because you want to give.
I have come to believe that giving and receiving are really the same. Giving and receiving - not giving and taking.
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