What does given mean?

Definitions for given
ˈgɪv əngiv·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. given, presumption, precondition(adj)

    an assumption that is taken for granted

  2. given, granted(adj)

    acknowledged as a supposition

    "given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"

  3. apt(p), disposed(p), given(p), minded(p), tending(p)(adj)

    (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward

    "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"

Wiktionary

  1. given(Noun)

    A condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation.

  2. given(Adjective)

    Already arranged.

  3. given(Adjective)

    Currently discussed, particular, specific.

  4. given(Preposition)

    Considering; taking into account.

    Given the current situation, I don't think that's possible.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Given

    of Give

  2. Given

    p. p. & a. from Give, v

  3. Given

    granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise

  4. Given

    disposed; inclined; -- used with an adv.; as, virtuously given

  5. Given(adverb)

    stated; fixed; as, in a given time

Editors Contribution

  1. given

    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  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #219

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Written Corpus Frequency: #415

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Adjectives Frequency: #426

How to pronounce given?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say given in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of given in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of given in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of given in a Sentence

  1. Fabio Bucciarelli:

    It represents one of the longest and most forgotten African wars, its apparent stillness leads to hear about it less and less. Given the tragic consequences and repercussions on the population, I find it essential to bring it to light.

  2. Benjaphol Suthwanish:

    We expect PTT to pay a dividend of 10 baht (per share) for this year's performance, which reflects a normal payout rate of 35 percent, going forward, it's quite difficult to estimate the dividend payment given that it's up to the board and the company's long-term investment plan.

  3. Taro Kono:

    Given such issues as North Korea, everyone probably understands the importance of this agreement. But this decision was made while linking it to Japan's review of export controls, i cannot help saying they are completely misreading the security environment.

  4. Vance Havner:

    If they had a social gospel in the days of the prodigal son, somebody would have given him a bed and a sandwich and he never would have gone home.

  5. Holly Grimet:

    I didnt want to throw a birthday party because there are so many expectations as a mom to have everything perfect and spend so much money, and celebrating the child gets lost in everything, i reluctantly gave in and threw a last-minute party, and I was given a life lesson.

Images & Illustrations of given

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