Definitions for GIVEN
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word GIVEN.
given, presumption, preconditionadjective
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)adjective
(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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Wants not a fourth grace to make the dance even?
Let that room to my lady be yeven;
She shall be a grace,
To fill the fourth place,
And reign with the rest in heaven. Edmund Spenser.
A given is a statement or a condition assumed to be true or known, often to explain or give an example of something; for related topics, see:
Given is an adjective used to introduce information or a condition that is assumed to be true or known beforehand. It refers to something that is provided or presented as a starting point for further discussion, analysis, or action. It implies that the information or condition being given is not new or unfamiliar but rather already established or given as a fact or premise.
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
Verb form of the word give.
They were given so much love on arrival, they wanted to remain.
Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2020
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Given is ranked #8784 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Given surname appeared 3,733 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Given.
92.3% or 3,448 total occurrences were White.
3.1% or 116 total occurrences were Black.
1.9% or 72 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.2% or 47 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.7% or 29 total occurrences were Asian.
0.5% or 21 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Given the political misdirections that have marred this process, given the now duplicative and potentially counterproductive nature of this effort, and given the Speaker's shortsighted scope that does not examine interrelated forms of political violence in America, I can not support this legislation.
Talent is God given-be thankful. Praise is man given-be humble. Conceit is self given-be careful.
People interact and form communities. Given that’s the case and given we have all kinds of social relations entirely online, sometimes we never meet face-to-face with people we communicate with regularly, the question arises, is it important for a body to be there, given it’s not part of our social lives? don’t blindly fall into it, be prepared to assess it, reject it, or embrace it and do so in a thoughtful and knowing way rather than being sucked in.
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.
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Translations for GIVEN
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- daný, fakt, postulát, axiomCzech
- postulat, donnée de départ, vu, étant donné, énoncé, prémisseFrench
- दिया हुआHindi
- forutsetning, gittNorwegian
- uzimajući u obzirSerbo-Croatian
- given, givetSwedish
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