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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Yeven

    for given.

    Wants not a fourth grace to make the dance even?
    Let that room to my lady be yeven;
    She shall be a grace,
    To fill the fourth place,
    And reign with the rest in heaven. Edmund Spenser.

Wikipedia

  1. Given

    A given is a statement or a condition assumed to be true or known, often to explain or give an example of something; for related topics, see:

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. Adnan Al-Husseini:

    The President has given orders and the money needed will be given. On Monday the issue will be resolved and over.

  2. Olivia Newton-John:

    I don't think anyone could have imagined a movie would go on almost 40 years and would still be popular and people would still be talking to me about it all the time and loving it, it's just one of those movies. I'm very lucky to have been a part of it. It's given so many people pleasure.

  3. Lucia McBath:

    We just want to thank the country and thank you all for the wonderful support and prayers that you've given us these last two years. We could not do this without you. We're very grateful for every moment that we've been on your minds and your hearts.

  4. President Ronald Reagan:

    Only when the human spirit is allowed to invent and create, only when individuals are given a personal stake in deciding economic policies and benefiting from their success -- only then can societies remain economically alive, dynamic, prosperous, progressive and free.

  5. Tim Caulfield:

    We may see more volatility (in the energy sector) going forward, given that we're seeing such dramatic volatility in the underlying commodity price, if share prices have overreacted, taking the long-term view, that can create an interesting buying opportunity.

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