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Synonym of Giving

Giving Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, abalienation, adaptable, administration, agape, alienation, altruism, amortization, amortizement, announcement, application, applying, assignation, assignment, bargain and sale, barter, bendable, bending, beneficence, benevolence, benevolent disposition, benevolentness, bequeathal, bestowal, bighearted, bigheartedness, bounteous, bountiful, brotherly love, caritas, cession, charitableness, charity, compliant, conferment, conferral, consignation, consignment, conveyance, conveyancing, deeding, deliverance, delivery, demise, disclosure, disposal, disposition, do-goodism, dosage, dosing, ductile, elastic, enfeoffment, enforcing, exchange, extensible, extensile, fabricable, facile, fictile, flexible, flexile, flexuous, flower power, forcing, forcing on, formable, formative, free, freehanded, freehearted, generosity, generous, goodwill, grace, gracious, greathearted, greatheartedness, handsome, hospitable, humanitarianism, impartation, imparting, impartment, impressible, impressionable, large, largehearted, largeheartedness, lavish, lease and release, liberal, like putty, limber, lissome, lithe, lithesome, love, love of mankind, magnanimous, malleable, meting out, moldable, munificent, notification, open, openhanded, openhearted, philanthropism, philanthropy, plastic, pliable, pliant, prescribing, princely, profuse, publication, receptive, responsive, sale, sensitive, sequacious, settlement, settling, shapable, sharing, springy, stintless, submissive, supple, surrender, susceptible, telling, tractable, tractile, trading, transfer, transference, transmission, transmittal, ungrudging, unselfish, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting, utilitarianism, vesting, welfarism, well-disposedness, whippy, willowy, yielding


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WordNet 2.0

1. the act of giving
(synonym) gift
(hypernym) sharing, share-out
(hyponym) oblation, offering
(derivation) contribute, give, chip in, kick in
2. 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"
(hypernym) conveyance, imparting, impartation
(derivation) impart, leave, give, pass on
3. disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return; "the alumni followed a program of annual giving"
(hypernym) disposal, disposition
(derivation) contribute, give, chip in, kick in

1. 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"
(synonym) big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, liberal, openhanded
(similar) generous


1. the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
(synonym) spring, springiness
(hypernym) elasticity, snap
(derivation) yield

1. cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"
(hyponym) infect
(verb-group) yield, afford
2. be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
(synonym) yield, afford
(hypernym) supply, provide, render, furnish
(hyponym) open, open up
3. transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
(antonym) take
(hypernym) transfer
(hyponym) provide, supply, ply, cater
(cause) have, have got, hold
(see-also) refund, return, repay, give back
(derivation) donor, giver, presenter
4. convey or reveal information; "Give one's name"
(hypernym) state, say, tell
(hyponym) quote
(verb-group) impart, leave, pass on
(derivation) giving
5. convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow; "Don't pay him any mind"; "give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"; "pay attention"
(synonym) pay
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(hyponym) offer, extend
6. organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
(synonym) hold, throw, have, make
(hypernym) direct
7. convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
(synonym) throw
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
8. give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"
(synonym) gift, present
(hyponym) endow, dower
(derivation) donor, giver, presenter
9. bring about; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
(synonym) bring about, yield
(hypernym) make, create
(verb-group) render, yield, return, generate
10. dedicate; "give thought to"; "give priority to"; "pay attention to"
(synonym) pay, devote
(hypernym) think, cogitate, cerebrate
(verb-group) sacrifice
11. give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
(synonym) render, yield, return, generate
(hypernym) produce, make, create
(verb-group) bring about, yield
12. tell or deposit (information) knowledge; "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"
(synonym) impart, leave, pass on
(hypernym) tell
(derivation) giving
13. bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
(synonym) establish
(hypernym) make, create
(hyponym) introduce
(verb-group) render, yield, return, generate
14. leave with; give temporarily; "Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?"; "Can I give you the children for the weekend?"
(hypernym) pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over
15. emit or utter; "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp"
(hypernym) utter, emit, let out, let loose
16. endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"
(synonym) sacrifice
(hypernym) release, relinquish, resign, free, give up
(verb-group) pay, devote
17. place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
(synonym) pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over
(hypernym) transfer
18. give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
(synonym) dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote
(hypernym) use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
(hyponym) vow, consecrate
19. give (as medicine); "I gave him the drug"
(hypernym) administer, dispense
20. give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose"
(synonym) apply
(hypernym) distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out
(hyponym) tread
21. bestow; "give hommage"; "render thanks"
(synonym) render
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(hyponym) dedicate
22. bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights"
(synonym) grant
23. move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
(synonym) move over, give way, ease up, yield
(hypernym) move
(verb-group) abandon, give up
24. give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
(synonym) feed
(hypernym) provide, supply, ply, cater
(hyponym) dine
(cause) eat
(derivation) giving, gift
25. contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office"
(synonym) contribute, chip in, kick in
(hyponym) combine
(derivation) giving
26. break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"
(synonym) collapse, fall in, cave in, give way, break, founder
(hypernym) change
(hyponym) implode, go off
(verb-group) abandon, give up
27. estimate the duration or outcome of something; "He gave the patient three months to live"; "I gave him a very good chance at success"
(hypernym) estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge
28. execute and deliver; "Give bond"
(hypernym) execute
29. deliver in exchange or recompense; "I'll give you three books for four CDs"
(hypernym) compensate, recompense, repair, indemnify
30. afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace"
(synonym) afford, open
31. present to view; "He gave the sign to start"
(hypernym) show
32. perform for an audience; "Pollini is giving another concert in New York"
(hypernym) perform
(classification) performing arts
33. be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give"
(synonym) yield
(hypernym) stretch
(see-also) yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under
(derivation) spring, springiness
34. propose; "He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party"
(hypernym) toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail
35. legal use: accord by verdict; "give a decision for the plaintiff"
(hypernym) accord, allot, grant
36. manifest or show; "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering"
(hypernym) express, show, evince
37. offer in good faith; "He gave her his word"
(hypernym) pledge
(verb-group) dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote
(derivation) giving
38. submit for consideration, judgment, or use; "give one's opinion"; "give an excuse"
(hypernym) submit, subject
39. guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion; "You gave me to think that you agreed with me"
(hypernym) lead
40. allow to have or take; "I give you two minutes to respond"
(hypernym) permit, allow, let, countenance
41. inflict as a punishment; "She gave the boy a good spanking"; "The judge gave me 10 years"
(hypernym) inflict, bring down, visit, impose
42. occur; "what gives?"
(hypernym) happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
(classification) cant, jargon, slang, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular
43. consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; "She gave herself to many men"
(hypernym) accept, consent, go for
44. proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister"
(hypernym) offer, proffer

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