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, 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"
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
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