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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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
Examples of giving in a Sentence
Lifting the sanctions (and) giving them credibility in the world not only emboldens the problems we have in terms of their illicit nuclear infrastructure, but this is the leading state sponsor of terrorism this is a direct threat to Israel.
Part of their reluctance was in allowing patients to view their records, diagnostics and medical information that they may not initially know how to decipher, another was in giving patients the ability to contact their doctors directly.
Please be assured that our three lovely grandchildren are with us and safe, the Australian High Commission, the United Nations and the Fiji Police are being so helpful and giving us much assistance.
The government of India has been continuously giving evidence of so many things, if someone is serious, he can definitely act.
For many Republicans this will be difficult, because this will be Republicans giving the President extraordinary power to borrow unlimited amounts of money, i haven't met a Republican anywhere outside of Washington who is for this deal, so the Republicans will be put on record tonight.
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