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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giving, giftnoun

    the act of giving

  2. givingnoun

    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"

  3. givingadjective

    disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return

    "the alumni followed a program of annual giving"

  4. big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhandedadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. givingadjective

    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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Giving

    of Give

  2. Givingnoun

    the act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting

  3. Givingnoun

    a gift; a benefaction

  4. Givingnoun

    the act of softening, breaking, or yielding

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. giving

    The surging of a seizing; new rope stretching to the strain.

Editors Contribution

  1. givingverb

    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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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Giving' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #817

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Giving' in Written Corpus Frequency: #730

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Giving in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Giving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Giving in a Sentence

  1. Phil Malone:

    He's got a little bit different look, you know, I'm all for giving a second chance and seeing how it goes.

  2. Piero Novelli:

    Giving billionaires more direct investment opportunities in private markets is something they will value more than lending, which they can get from almost anyone.

  3. Sloppy Joes:

    I ’m giving you such a plethora of veggies in each meal, without you having to think about, ‘ Ugh I have to eat a salad, ’ or ‘ Ugh, I have to eat my veggies. ’ At the end of the day they are in your system and they are going to make you feel — guaranteed — that much better.

  4. Simone Weil:

    Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention.

  5. Shreeya Thussu:

    I just hoped that it was real, the last couple of days have just been so stressful. The university's been sending out emails, but giving no information, and it sounded really dire, and kind of told us to enroll in in-person classes if possible. A lot of us were super anxious, so this is really good.

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