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Roget category 784

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.9. Possessive relations
›› 5.9.2. Transfer of property

#784. Giving

noun

giving etc. v. — bestowal, bestowment, donationpresentation, presentmentaccordanceconcessiondelivery, consignment, dispensation, communication, endowmentinvestment, investitureaward.
almsgiving, charity, liberality, generosity.
[Thing given] gift, donation, present, cadeaufairingfree gift, boon, favor, benefaction, grant, offering, oblation, sacrifice, immolationlagniappe [U.S.], pilon [U.S.].
grace, act of grace, bonus.
allowance, contribution, subscription, subsidy, tribute, subvention.
bequest, legacy, devise, will, dotation, dot, appanagevoluntary settlement, voluntary conveyance etc. 783amortization.
alms, largess, bounty, dole, sportule, donative, help, oblation, offertory, honorarium, gratuity, Peter pence, sportula, Christmas box, Easter offering, vail, douceur [Fr.], drink money, pourboire, trinkgeld [G.], bakshishfee etc. (recompense) 973consideration.
bribe, bait, ground baitpeace offering, handselboodle [Slang], graft, grease [Slang]blat [Rus.].
giver, grantor etc. v. — donor, feoffer, settlor.

verb

deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands ofhand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn overassign dower.
present, give away, dispense, dispose ofgive out, deal out, dole out, mete out, fork out, squeeze out.
pay etc. 807render, impart, communicate.
concede, cede, yield, part with, shed, castspend etc. 809.
give, bestow, confer, grant, accord, award, assign.
intrust, consign, vest in.
make a presentallow, contribute, subscribe, furnish its quota.
invest, endow, settle uponbequeath, leave, devise.
furnish, supply, helpadminister toafford, spareaccommodate with, indulge with, favor withshower down uponlavish, pour on, thrust upon.
tip, bribetickle the palm, grease the palmoffer etc. 763sacrifice, immolate.

adjective

giving etc. v. — given etc. v. — allowed, allowableconcessionalcommunicablecharitable, eleemosynary, sportulary, tributarygratis etc. 815donative.

phrase

auctor pretiosa facit [Lat.]ex dono [Lat.]res est ingeniosa dare [Lat.] [Ovid].



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