the act of giving
the imparting of news or promises etc.
"he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving"; "giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily"
disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return
"the alumni followed a program of annual giving"
big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhandedadjective
given or giving freely
"was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
having the tendency to give; generous
To become like Christ involves everything else: becoming a loving and giving person, having confidence enabling you to be vulnerable (psychologically and physically; Jesus did both), having the wisdom to see people's needs and the desire to meet them. - net.flame - 26 Mar 1984 by Jeff Sargent
the act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting
a gift; a benefaction
the act of softening, breaking, or yielding
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The surging of a seizing; new rope stretching to the strain.
Verb form of the word give.
They were giving their love and affection to each other freely and easily.Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'giving' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #817
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'giving' in Written Corpus Frequency: #730
The numerical value of giving in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of giving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
They just kept giving me vodka, that’s me drunk. That’s me Photoshopped and drunk.
When I give a vaccine, I always say' OK, I'm giving Mitch Rothholz this particular vaccine. Is this correct ?' if I'm giving out more than one vaccine at a time, I'll be sure to give one in each arm and repeat what I'm doing, and say,' I'm giving you your Covid vaccine in your left and your flu vaccine in your right,'.
Like giving flowers to a child.
We can't give up and let oil giants carry on with business as usual because that means giving up on a habitable planet and our kids' future.
His popularity has risen since that moment, he has been pragmatic, giving Obama the space he needed to make this happen, allowing Obama to come off in a good light. He's been very smart about this.
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