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. Emeasoba George:

    Nothing should bother you in life not even adversity nor poverty. For, nothing lasts forever. Yes of course, every matter or issue of life has a limit or breaking point including adversity and poverty. Are you undergoing adversity presently or are you currently experiencing poverty? If Yes, then listen up, it's just for a little while. That is to say, you will sooner or later outlive it or rather you will overcome it eventually. I mean, you won't remain poor forever or rather you won't keep on undergoing adversity or poverty forever. Furthermore, nothing should make you to become orgulous, proud, haughty, disdainful or arrogant in life. Not even your own child or children, nor your certificates, nor your qualifications, nor your political status, nor your social status, nor your job, nor your money, nor your properties, nor your knowledge, nor your wisdom, nor your insights, nor your power, nor your riches, nor stuffs like that. Because, you cannot and you will not live forever. Oh! Yes, you heard me right as usual, you will definitely leave everything you've acquired behind someday. Apart from that, God resists the proud or the arrogant (James 4:6). But guess what? He (God) gives more grace to the humble. Besides, whenever you are proud of whatever you have, you are unknowingly disregarding God and taking his grace upon your life for granted. In other words, whoever that is proud of anything he or she has acquired at any given period of time has failed to acknowledge almighty God as the giver of whatever he or she claims to possess. And God is never happy with such person(s). Thus, desist from pride and arrogance. For, you should not be condescending at all. -Emeasoba George

  2. The Economy Ministry:

    Given a subdued development in incoming orders, a rather moderate upward development in the industrial sector is to be expected in the coming months.

  3. Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat:

    It's about annexation, it's about apartheid, moving to the de jure annexation of settlements is something that was given the green light yesterday.

  4. Michael Hewson:

    An extremely positive number could cause some ripples particularly given the timing of a Fed rate hike, as it would suggest that any slack in the US labour market could disappear faster than anticipated.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Those who have acquired or accumulated wealth, riches, knowledge, wisdom or stuffs like that for only themselves or their families are not worthy of global and perpetual celebration or remembrance. And they will never be celebrated and remembered globally or perpetually. Yes! because, their accumulated or acquired riches, wealth, knowledge, wisdom or stuffs like that will surely die with them. Consequently, they will be forgotten so soon after their demise. On the other hand, those who have succeeded in enriching someone else or others with their God-given money, wealth, riches, knowledge, wisdom or stuffs like that are worthy of global and perpetual celebration or remembrance. For, they cheerfully shared all they have with those who they are better off. And so, they will surely be celebrated and remembered throughout the posterity ahead (all future generations ahead). That is to say, you shouldn't be stingy with whatever you have or with whatever you know. In other words, you are expected to share whatever you have or whatever you know with someone else or others. Now that connotes, generosity gives rise to global and perpetual celebration or remembrance of oneself. Whereas, the reverse is the case with stinginess. Thus, be generous rather than stingy. Because, you yourself and the posterity ahead of you (all future generations) will surely be glad that you did someday. ~Emeasoba George

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