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I should learn the language of a politician - give away as little and keep the rest to yourself. Not lie, I just want to be more guarded.
Farooq Abdullah

Meaning of "give away" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE AWAY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIVE AWAY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Give away is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb give away in English.

WHAT DOES GIVE AWAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of give away in the English dictionary

The first definition of give away in the dictionary is to donate or bestow as a gift, prize, etc. Other definition of give away is to sell very cheaply. Give away is also to reveal or betray.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GIVE AWAY

PRESENT

Present
I give away
you give away
he/she/it gives away
we give away
you give away
they give away
Present continuous
I am giving away
you are giving away
he/she/it is giving away
we are giving away
you are giving away
they are giving away
Present perfect
I have given away
you have given away
he/she/it has given away
we have given away
you have given away
they have given away
Present perfect continuous
I have been giving away
you have been giving away
he/she/it has been giving away
we have been giving away
you have been giving away
they have been giving away
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I gave away
you gave away
he/she/it gave away
we gave away
you gave away
they gave away
Past continuous
I was giving away
you were giving away
he/she/it was giving away
we were giving away
you were giving away
they were giving away
Past perfect
I had given away
you had given away
he/she/it had given away
we had given away
you had given away
they had given away
Past perfect continuous
I had been giving away
you had been giving away
he/she/it had been giving away
we had been giving away
you had been giving away
they had been giving away
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will give away
you will give away
he/she/it will give away
we will give away
you will give away
they will give away
Future continuous
I will be giving away
you will be giving away
he/she/it will be giving away
we will be giving away
you will be giving away
they will be giving away
Future perfect
I will have given away
you will have given away
he/she/it will have given away
we will have given away
you will have given away
they will have given away
Future perfect continuous
I will have been giving away
you will have been giving away
he/she/it will have been giving away
we will have been giving away
you will have been giving away
they will have been giving away
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would give away
you would give away
he/she/it would give away
we would give away
you would give away
they would give away
Conditional continuous
I would be giving away
you would be giving away
he/she/it would be giving away
we would be giving away
you would be giving away
they would be giving away
Conditional perfect
I would have give away
you would have give away
he/she/it would have give away
we would have give away
you would have give away
they would have give away
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been giving away
you would have been giving away
he/she/it would have been giving away
we would have been giving away
you would have been giving away
they would have been giving away
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you give away
we let´s give away
you give away
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to give away
Past participle
given away
Present Participle
giving away
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE AWAY

give a bad account of oneself
give a good account of oneself
give a horse its head
give a monkey´s
give a person a fit
give a person five
give a person his due
give a person what for
give a toss
give a wide berth to
give as good as one gets
give battle
give birth
give chase
give free rein
give ground
give guard
give head
give hostages to fortune
give in

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE AWAY

away
blow away
come away
far and away
from away
get away
give the game away
go away
have it away
keep away
once and away
out and away
put away
right away
run away
straight away
take away
tuck away
turn away
walk away
while away

Synonyms and antonyms of give away in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «give away» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE AWAY

Find out the translation of give away to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give away from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give away» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

regalar
570 millions of speakers

English

give away
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संकेत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التخلي عن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отдать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

doar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দূরে দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

révéler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

memberi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verschenken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

漏らす
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

포기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi adoh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cho đi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொடுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दूर द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare via
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozdać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

віддати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δώσει μακριά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

weg te gee
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge bort
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi bort
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give away

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE AWAY»

The term «give away» is very widely used and occupies the 21.905 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE AWAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about give away

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10 QUOTES WITH «GIVE AWAY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word give away.
1
Farooq Abdullah
I should learn the language of a politician - give away as little and keep the rest to yourself. Not lie, I just want to be more guarded.
2
Barbara de Angelis
Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
3
Dusty Baker
I think we match up with anybody because our pitching. In a short series you run your big three out there or four out there. That generally is what wins a series - pitching and defense. If we can catch the ball and not give away any runs like we do sometimes.
4
Kathy Baker
The Quaker upbringing was not strict, but it was frugal. Extremely frugal. One was always encouraged to give away one's worldly goods.
5
Banksy
I give away thousands of paintings for free.
6
Swizz Beatz
I'm the last person that wants to give away music for free.
7
Nicolas Berggruen
Everything I do now is about growing the pot to have more to give away.
8
Jacqueline Bisset
My view is quite simple. When your dog pees on the carpet, you do not give away your dog. You say, This dog is special. I have to teach him not to pee on the carpet. I feel exactly the same way about men. They need to be taught things.
9
Sara Blakely
I have this system where if I buy three or four new things, I give away three or four things. Sometimes, it's a very painful system, but shopping is even better when you know that someone else who needs it will be getting. Keep the clothing karma going, I say.
10
Ken Blanchard
I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE AWAY»

Discover the use of give away in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give away and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Don't Give It Away!: A Workbook of Self-Awareness and ...
Provides meditations and affirmations designed to help young women develop confidence, self-respect, and independence
Iyanla Vanzant, 1999
2
How to Give Away Your Faith: (Revised Edition) (Large Print ...
'So you want to witness! I did too, but I didn't have a clue about how to do it without stubbing my toe in the process. So begins the book that has helped more than a million people give their faith to others. Paul Little's humor and down-.
Paul E. Little, 2011
3
Passing the Plate : Why American Christians Don't Give Away ...
This eye-opening book explores the reasons behind such ungenerous giving, the potential world-changing benefits of greater financial giving, and what can be done to improve matters.
Center for the Study of Religion and Society Christian Smith Professor of Sociology Notre Dame University Director, Michael O Emerson Professor of Sociology Rice University, Patricia Snell Programs and Research Specialist for the Center for the Study of Religion and Society University of Notre Dame, 2008
4
Witnessing: How to Give Away Your Faith
If you want to talk about Jesus, but you're not sure what to say--or how to say it, this Bible study guide is for you!
Paul E. Little, 2010
5
Women Who Give Away Millions
This book pays tribute to 14 women who donated millions of dollars to causes close to their hearts. Iris Nowell is the author of five books.
Iris Nowell, 1996
6
The Give-Away: A Christmas Story
Retells the story of the Give-Away, a wide spread practice among Native Americans that teaches the importance of giving back to the community.
Ray Buckley, 1999
7
None to Give Away
None to Give Away is the story of her struggle to support her brood while running a gas station and teaching school, to maintain a long home on Dry Creek, and turn rented quarters into a home, to cope alone with all the minor catastrophes ...
Elsie Doig Townsend, 1992
8
Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away ...
This eye-opening book explores the reasons behind such ungenerous giving, the potential world-changing benefits of greater financial giving, and what can be done to improve matters.
Christian Smith, Michael O Emerson, Patricia Snell, 2008
9
Keep And Give Away: Poems
" In the book's final section, marriage poems turn to fishing and gardening for their truths, contemplations that recognize the realities of a world governed by luck, imperfection, contraries, and-most of all-love.
Susan Meyers, 2006
10
Free-to-Play: Making Money From Games You Give Away
Written by respected game designer and consultant Will Luton, Free-to-Play gives you the in-the-trenches insight you need to build, run and make money from games you give away.
Will Luton, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE AWAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give away is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hamilton Police launch effort to give away gun locks
Hamilton Police launch effort to give away gun locks photo. A gun lock is demonstrated at Brothers in Arms guns shop in New Miami. «Hamilton Journal News, Jul 15»
2
GBK Canterbury to give away 400 free burgers on opening day
Canterbury's latest burger joint will mark it's first day in the best way possible - by giving away free burgers. Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) has ... «Canterbury Times, Jul 15»
3
Friendsville to give away bottled water, boasts new website
The city of Friendsville found itself with a lot more water than even the Water Works planned this past week. “We have many pallets of bottled ... «The Daily Times, Jul 15»
4
Sky to unveil it will give away superfast broadband for FREE as price …
A price war over home internet will escalate on Friday when Sky announces it is to give away superfast broadband for free. The pay-TV giant is ... «This is Money, Jul 15»
5
7-Eleven to give away free Slurpees to celebrate anniversary
7-Eleven to give away free Slurpees to celebrate anniversary. Slurpee. 7-Eleven stores will be giving away Slurpees to celebrate the chain's ... «PennLive.com, Jul 15»
6
Did Peter Capaldi just accidentally give away Maisie Williams …
While it didn't make it into my live-blog yesterday due to finicky wifi, the "Doctor Who" panel ended with round of questions from the audience. «HitFix, Jul 15»
7
Mike Holmes' new HGTV show to give away 'dream home'
TORONTO – HGTV Canada superstar Mike Holmes is launching a new competition series this summer that will see one couple win their dream ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
8
Mount Pleasant shop to give away gowns to military brides
The Bridal House of Charleston will give away free gowns on Saturday to engaged women who serve, or their fiancée serves, in the U.S. ... «Live 5 News, Jul 15»
9
Center For Biological Diversity To Give Away Condoms In Ga.
The Center for Biological Diversity is giving away condoms to discuss the impact human population growth and consumption has on ... «WABE 90.1 FM, Jul 15»
10
Sweet Spot to give away gelato for 'random acts of sweetness'
The Sweet Spot, an independently owned and operated gelato shop in Lakewood, is giving away free gelato to Clevelanders spotted doing ... «Cleveland Jewish News, Jul 15»

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