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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. Michael Johnson:

    Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.

  2. Rick Meckler:

    There could be events I suppose, terrorism or otherwise, that could make you postpone, but I think the certainly of (a rate hike) is up over the 90 percent mark, the Fed has given investors a lot of time and a lot of direction that they plan to do this, if it is coming as a surprise to you now, you just haven't been following this.

  3. Heather Loh:

    Pets should never be given alcohol but this was the only solution to prevent the poison from taking over and killing her, she was a bit worse the wear for several days afterwards but we were relieved blood tests showed the effects of the drip were working and the poison would no longer be fatal.

  4. Joel Ng:

    It's very important for (firms) to diversify, given that most industry players are expecting lower-for-longer oil prices, it will not be enough to offset the losses from oil and gas, it will just cushion a bit.

  5. Randy Sutton:

    How he was given the responsibility of educating people is amazing.

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