What does give away mean?

Definitions for give away

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word give away.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. give away(verb)

    make a gift of

    "She gave away her antique furniture"

  2. unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out(verb)

    make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

    "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"

  3. give away(verb)

    formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father

  4. denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag(verb)

    give away information about somebody

    "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"


  1. give away(Verb)

    To make a gift of (something).

  2. give away(Verb)

    To relinquish control over.

  3. give away(Verb)

    To formally hand over a bride to the bridegroom; often by her father.

  4. give away(Verb)

    To unintentionally reveal a secret, or expose someone.

  5. give away(Verb)

    To concede an advantage in weight, time, height etc.

  6. give away(Verb)

    to concede


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of give away in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of give away in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Greg Anderson:

    When we blame, we give away our power.

  2. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    You try to give away what you want yourself.

  3. Elbert Hubbard:

    The love we give away is the only love we keep.

  4. Irish Proverb:

    Give away all you like, but keep your bills and your temper.

  5. Steve Prefontaine:

    To give anything less than your best is to give away the gift.

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