What does giving mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giving, gift(noun)

    the act of giving

  2. giving(noun)

    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"

  3. giving(adj)

    disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return

    "the alumni followed a program of annual giving"

  4. big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. giving(Adjective)

    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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Giving

    of Give

  2. Giving(noun)

    the act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting

  3. Giving(noun)

    a gift; a benefaction

  4. Giving(noun)

    the act of softening, breaking, or yielding

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. giving

    The surging of a seizing; new rope stretching to the strain.

Editors Contribution

  1. giving

    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  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'giving' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #817

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'giving' in Written Corpus Frequency: #730

How to pronounce giving?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say giving in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of giving in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of giving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of giving in a Sentence

  1. Morgan Wright:

    It’s a red herring and Senator Warner knows better, is it possible the Russians were able to target specific counties in key swing states days ahead of the election? That’s not very probable. We’re giving the Russians way too much credit that they’ve got all this capability.

  2. Slater Bayliss:

    The strength of the Republican field this cycle compared to last cycle -- it really is like night and day, a lot of them see it as they're investing in different messengers. Rather than giving to one candidate for they first time, there are people who are giving to multiple candidates.

  3. Andres Romero:

    Four or five thousand fighting bulls will go to the slaughterhouse this year without being fought and without giving us the revenue for which the brave bull is raised.

  4. Jon Favreau:

    Funny, I don't remember Chuck Schumer giving that advice when he was privately and publicly championing the Affordable Care Act in 2010, so what exactly does Chuck Schumer believe was the error? Does he believe that the goal of winning office is winning office?

  5. Vivek Patel:

    As Yelp turns 15 this year, we're embarking on one of our most significant product updates with the introduction of a new personalized experience, yelp has always been a helpful discovery platform that surfaces great local businesses based on your search. By making it more personalized, we're saving people time and giving them an easy way to find the right business for them. Now, Yelp will help you discover businesses and activities based on who you are and what you like to do.

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