- give as a noun:
- 1 as a verb:
The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length.
Polish: sprężystość, prężność
Cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense.
Be the cause or source of.
Transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody.
Convey or reveal information.
Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow:
— Give the orders.
— Give him my best regards.
Organize or be responsible for:
— Give a course.
Dutch: houden, voeren
Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.
Give as a present; make a gift of:
— What will you give her for her birthday?.
Cause to happen or be responsible for.
Transmit (knowledge or skills):
— Give a secret to the Russians.
Dutch: communiceren, mededelen, verdelen, delen
Leave with; give temporarily.
Emit or utter.
Endure the loss of.
Dutch: offeren, opofferen
Place into the hands or custody of.
Give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause:
— Give one's talents to a good cause.
Dutch: geven, inzetten, wijden
Give (as medicine).
Give or convey physically.
— Give homage.
Bestow, especially officially:
— Give a divorce.
Give food to:
— Don't give the child this tough meat.
Dutch: invoeren, voedsel geven, eten geven, voeden, voederen, voeren
Contribute to some cause.
Dutch: bijdragen, contribueren, meehelpen
Break down, literally or metaphorically.
Estimate the duration or outcome of something.
Execute and deliver.
Deliver in exchange or recompense.
Present to view.
Perform for an audience.
Be flexible under stress of physical force:
— This material doesn't give.
Accord by verdict.
Manifest or show.
Offer in good faith.
Submit for consideration, judgment, or use.
Guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion.
Allow to have or take.
Inflict as a punishment.
Consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man.
Proffer (a body part).
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