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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giving, giftnoun

    the act of giving

  2. givingnoun

    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. givingadjective

    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, 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"

Wiktionary

  1. givingadjective

    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. Givingnoun

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

  3. Givingnoun

    a gift; a benefaction

  4. Givingnoun

    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. givingverb

    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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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

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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. Emilia Clarke:

    They just kept giving me vodka, that’s me drunk. That’s me Photoshopped and drunk.

  2. Mitch Rothholz:

    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,'.

  3. Japanese Proverbs: Wit and Wisdom:

    Like giving flowers to a child.

  4. Greenpeace UK:

    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.

  5. Carlos Alzugaray:

    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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