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Princeton's WordNet

  1. givernoun

    someone who devotes himself completely

    "there are no greater givers than those who give themselves"

  2. donor, giver, presenter, bestower, conferrernoun

    person who makes a gift of property


  1. givernoun

    One who gives; a donor or contributer.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Givernoun

    One that gives; donor; bestower; distributer; granter.

    Etymology: from give.

    Well we may afford
    Our givers their own gifts. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. v.

    By thee how fairly is the giver now
    Repaid? But gratitude in thee is lost
    Long since. John Milton, Paradise Regain’d, b. iv.

    I have not liv’d since first I heard the news;
    The gift the guilty giver doth accuse. John Dryden, Aurengzebe.

    Both gifts destructive to the givers prove;
    Alike both lovers fall by those they love. Alexander Pope.


  1. giver

    A giver is a person who offers or donates something willingly to another person or organization, usually without expecting anything in return. This term can be used in various situations such as offering help, advice, gifts, or donating money, time, or other resources. A giver generally takes pleasure in helping others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Givernoun

    one who gives; a donor; a bestower; a grantor; one who imparts or distributes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of giver in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of giver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of giver in a Sentence

  1. Frances Burnett:

    If nature made you a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart. And though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that.

  2. Lavater:

    The manner of giving shows the character of the giver more than the gift itself. There is a princely manner of giving and accepting.

  3. Fred Rogers:

    All of us, at some time or other, need help. Whether we're giving or receiving help, each one of us has something valuable to bring to this world. That's one of the things that connects us as neighbors--in our own way, each one of us is a giver and a receiver.

  4. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    Kindness, a currency that enriches both the giver and the receiver, never depletes.

  5. Polish Proverb:

    Fortune is a giver and a taker.

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    the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    • A. imperviousness
    • B. allogamy
    • C. profaneness
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