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
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The surging of a seizing; new rope stretching to the strain.
Verb form of the word give.
They were giving their love and affection to each other freely and easily.Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020
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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
Examples of Giving in a Sentence
I would n’t have done this without Hillary and Dave giving me their blessing, lady Antebellum will always be Lady Antebellum.
The Medicaid program was designed for aged or blind or people living with disabilities, pregnant women and children, but now that we've put all these able-bodied individuals (on Medicaid), the program needs to be changed to be more flexible. People that are living in poverty want a pathway out of poverty. They don't want to be in that situation. And so what we're trying to do with the Medicaid program, with allowing states to develop programs that give people an opportunity for job training, for community service … and giving them the skills that they need.
A true expert in a TV reality show does not merely restrict oneself to giving points or pointing out the artiste’s mistakes but also proves own points by self correcting that performer’s errors.
Giving God a challenge is like lighting a candle to challenge the sun.
Markets are trying to digest what is going on in Spain and what it means for Greece, anti-austerity parties in Spain have been giving the incumbent government a kicking ... That's keeping investors on the back foot.
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