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
Examples of giving in a Sentence
Considering that we are facing a rebellion by illegal migrants, police have done their job in a remarkable way, without using force, they seized railway stations, rejected giving fingerprints, failed to cooperate and are unwilling to go to places where they would get food, water, accommodation and medical care ... They rebelled against Hungary's legal order.
It was a nice U.S. opening to new highs and then you ended up with consumer confidence giving people an excuse to take profits. That said, you do have continuing support for the bulls from the ECB's Draghi and China, which are both following the BOJ's lead which is following the U.S.'s lead for the last six years.
Although I have personally been working toward making these measurements on Mars for 25 years, the actual InSight Mission Project has only been underway since about 2009, the whole project team has been giving it everything they've got for many months to try to make this launch opportunity, so we are understandably disappointed.
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
The thing for me that was most disheartening is to sort of see the children just completely labeled and to see them just sort of be discarded, these are our children, this is our community and I am not giving up on those children.
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