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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.

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. 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.

  2. F. Nietzsche, The Wanderer and His Shadow:

    The greatest giver of alms is cowardice.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.

  4. Eleanor Hamilton:

    A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Plant the trees just for beauty. If flowers bloom or fruits ripen, enjoy it as a gift and appreciate nature as a universal giver.

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