Definitions for given
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word given.
given, presumption, preconditionadjective
an assumption that is taken for granted
acknowledged as a supposition
"given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"
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"
A condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation.
Currently discussed, particular, specific.
Considering; taking into account.
Given the current situation, I don't think that's possible.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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:
Given is an adjective used to introduce information or a condition that is assumed to be true or known beforehand. It refers to something that is provided or presented as a starting point for further discussion, analysis, or action. It implies that the information or condition being given is not new or unfamiliar but rather already established or given as a fact or premise.
p. p. & a. from Give, v
granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise
disposed; inclined; -- used with an adv.; as, virtuously given
stated; fixed; as, in a given time
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
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Given is ranked #8784 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Given surname appeared 3,733 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Given.
92.3% or 3,448 total occurrences were White.
3.1% or 116 total occurrences were Black.
1.9% or 72 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.2% or 47 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.7% or 29 total occurrences were Asian.
0.5% or 21 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #219
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Written Corpus Frequency: #415
Rank popularity for the word 'given' in Adjectives Frequency: #426
The numerical value of given in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of given in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
People interact and form communities. Given that’s the case and given we have all kinds of social relations entirely online, sometimes we never meet face-to-face with people we communicate with regularly, the question arises, is it important for a body to be there, given it’s not part of our social lives? don’t blindly fall into it, be prepared to assess it, reject it, or embrace it and do so in a thoughtful and knowing way rather than being sucked in.
For me it's a cumulative effect. We had Paris, and then Brussels, then France again and then a coup... It seems as though holidaymakers were delaying and hoping to book at the last minute, so a stock like Thomas Cook will be hit, given the depreciation of sterling, given the security concerns and given that people might opt for.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
To what extent is any given man morally responsible for any given act We do not know.
The upside to the stock price is limited given the performance into the numbers and given what’s coming in the next 3-6 months - the vaccine rollouts, amazon model might be seen as starting to get a little bit expensive, given that people might start thinking about actually leaving their houses.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for given
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- daný, fakt, postulát, axiomCzech
- postulat, donnée de départ, vu, étant donné, énoncé, prémisseFrench
- दिया हुआHindi
- forutsetning, gittNorwegian
- uzimajući u obzirSerbo-Croatian
- given, givetSwedish
Get even more translations for given »
Find a translation for the given definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"given." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 8 Dec. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/given>.