What does given mean?

Definitions for given
ˈgɪv əngiv·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. given, presumption, preconditionadjective

    an assumption that is taken for granted

  2. given, grantedadjective

    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)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"

Wiktionary

  1. givennoun

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

  2. givenadjective

    Already arranged.

  3. givenadjective

    Currently discussed, particular, specific.

  4. givenpreposition

    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. Givenadverb

    stated; fixed; as, in a given time

Editors Contribution

  1. givenverb

    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

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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. Jasmine Huang:

    If I had participated, I would have taken the ID I was given, and gone to the test, and although the person checking IDs would probably know it wasn’t actually me, he had probably talked to the broker, and together they arranged for me to take the test.

  2. President Trump:

    They say the biggest thing you can do is the appointment of judges, but especially the appointment of Supreme Courtjustices. Thatsthe single biggest thing a president can do because it sets the tone of the country for 40 years, 50 years -- I mean a long time, if given the power, the radical left will pack the Supreme Court with extremists who will strikethe words under God from the Pledge ofAllegiance.

  3. Emmanuel Macron:

    This law was not perfect, it was not enough for some, too abrupt for others, but it has put the country in motion, has given new rights, increased mobility, transparency and activity, it works.

  4. Nicholas Snowdon:

    Aluminium tops the list in terms of potential and much needed production cuts in the Western world. Also in the zinc market, we're seeing zinc mine production growing at the fastest pace in several years, given the positioning in base metals, which have swung firmly to short side, if you do see some significant production cut announcements, that could be a trigger for some short covering.

  5. Jonathan Kuntz:

    There was a time in the'80s where it seemed like the James Bond films were going through the motions. But I think since 2006, each James Bond film has been carefully crafted, it doesn't mean they've all been masterpieces, but they've given us something really new and visually stunning in the Bond films.

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