What does given mean?

Definitions for given
ˈgɪv əngiv·en

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word given.

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. David Herro:

    What we certainly got wrong here is that, when we first started buying, we should probably have stress-tested the balance sheet to price movements a little better, because they were carrying too much debt given the volatility, but they have gone through the right steps to basically de-risk that, and if you look at what they have done since the summer - the equity sale, the asset sales and the asset sales to come - and given that they are taking costs out the business, this company isn't going under. It isn't a black hole, which is what the shorts' story was.

  2. Rade Tomic:

    There's still so much we have yet to learn about Covid-19. Why are some cases worse than others ? The multidisciplinary research team at Northwestern Medicine Lung Transplant Program is trying to find out, while this young woman still has a long and potentially risky road to recovery given how sick she was with multi-organ dysfunction for weeks preceding the transplant, we hope she will make a full recovery.

  3. Bernie McTernan:

    We did a streaming video survey, and a substantial amount of respondents indicated that they would cancel Netflix( NFLX) or reduce the number of months that they subscribed to Netflix given a one or two dollar price increase.

  4. Sir John Lubbock:

    The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.

  5. David Pierce:

    She’s given her last dollar to a person before, she was very caring.

Images & Illustrations of given

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