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First of all, I want to thank the Buccaneers for giving me the opportunity and for picking me in the draft. This is the nature of the beast, though, and this is a new start for me. I wish them the best of luck, and I am just glad to be a Bear.
Gaines Adams

Meaning of "giving" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVING

giving  [ˈɡɪvɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIVING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Giving is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GIVING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Giving

Giving may refer to: ▪ Gift, the transfer of something without the expectation of receiving something in return ▪ Generosity, the habit of giving freely without expecting anything in return ▪ Charity, the giving of help to those in need who are not related to the giver ▪ Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World, a book by Bill Clinton ▪ Giving, an album by Colm Ó Snodaigh...

Definition of giving in the English dictionary

The definition of giving in the dictionary is affectionate and generous where your feelings are concerned.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIVING


almsgiving
ˈɑːmzˌɡɪvɪŋ
caregiving
ˈkeəˌɡɪvɪŋ
diving
ˈdaɪvɪŋ
driving
ˈdraɪvɪŋ
energy-giving
ˈɛnədʒɪˌɡɪvɪŋ
forgiving
fəˈɡɪvɪŋ
gaingiving
ˈɡeɪnˌɡɪvɪŋ
health-giving
ˈhelθˌɡɪvɪŋ
lawgiving
ˈlɔːˌɡɪvɪŋ
life-giving
ˈlaɪfˌɡɪvɪŋ
living
ˈlɪvɪŋ
misgiving
mɪsˈɡɪvɪŋ
outgiving
ˌaʊtˈɡɪvɪŋ
prize-giving
ˈpraɪzɡɪvɪŋ
saving
ˈseɪvɪŋ
shaving
ˈʃeɪvɪŋ
surviving
səˈvaɪvɪŋ
thanksgiving
ˈθæŋksˌɡɪvɪŋ
unforgiving
ˌʌnfəˈɡɪvɪŋ
ungiving
ʌnˈɡɪvɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVING

give suck to
give the devil his due
give the game away
give the lie to
give them heaps
give to the world
give up
give up the ghost
give vent to
give way
give way to
give-and-take
giveable
giveaway
giveback
given
given name
givenness
giver

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVING

assisted living
careless driving
clean-living
cost of living
deceiving
deep-sea diving
drink-driving
drunk driving
ducking and diving
dumpster diving
free-living
high living
leaving
nonliving
reckless driving
reviving
scuba diving
skydiving
standard of living
striving
thriving

Synonyms and antonyms of giving in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIVING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «giving» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of giving

Translation of «giving» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVING

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dando
570 millions of speakers

English

giving
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعطاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

давая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dando
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donnant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memberi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Angabe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

제공
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cho
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொடுத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

देणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vererek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dando
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dając
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

даючи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δίνοντας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of giving

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVING»

The term «giving» is very widely used and occupies the 2.258 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVING» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «GIVING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word giving.
1
Gaines Adams
First of all, I want to thank the Buccaneers for giving me the opportunity and for picking me in the draft. This is the nature of the beast, though, and this is a new start for me. I wish them the best of luck, and I am just glad to be a Bear.
2
John Amery
It is up to you civilians to give a hand to show that we intend to take our responsibilities to maintain the integrity of our Empire, by giving the world proof that we have not all sold out to the Jew or Plutocrat.
3
Sparky Anderson
My idea of managing is giving the ball to Tom Seaver and sitting down and watching him work.
4
Mary Catherine Bateson
Sharing is sometimes more demanding than giving.
5
Max Beerbohm
To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
6
Roberto Benigni
When we talk to somebody and we want to be nice or polite or show our more beautiful side, we try to use the best words that we know. This is what poets are doing. They are cleaning the words, they are inventing the sentiments, they are giving us a way to communicate.
7
Pam Brown
A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.
8
Robert Cailliau
What is hypertext? It is a method of giving a text more depth, structuring it, and letting the computer help you explore it. Links, like we know today - you see some blue underlined word and you click on it and it takes you somewhere else. That's the simplest definition of hypertext.
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Ben Casnocha
Talk to people no one else is talking to. Who would have thought that giving a speech at a funeral at age 12 would introduce me to a man who would introduce me to my first business contact who would introduce me to several other important people in my life. That's luck. That's randomness.
10
Kate Chopin
I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVING»

Discover the use of giving in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giving and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World
Compiling anecdotes about the diverse charitable efforts of the famous and not-so-famous, the former president looks at the positive influence of such work in every corner of the world and examines the profound benefits of working for the ...
Bill Clinton, 2009
2
The Art of Giving: Where the Soul Meets a Business Plan
This book fills that vacuum and helps you gain a special understanding of philanthropy as a business undertaking as well as a deeply personal, reflective process.
Charles Bronfman, Jeffrey R. Solomon, 2009
3
Giving: Western Ideas of Philanthropy
In this volume, historians of antiquity, the middle ages, early modern thought, and the Victorian era discuss the evolution of thinking about and practicing voluntary giving, taking up some inescapable questions about charity.
Jerome B. Schneewind, 1996
4
The Giving Tree
But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave and gave. This is a tender story, touched with sadness, aglow with consolation.
Shel Silverstein, 2010
5
Giving: Charity and Philanthropy in History
Bremner has an astonishing knowledge of the cultural context and the economic contents of philanthropy. As a result, this volume is intriguing as well as important history, written with lively style and wit.
Robert H. Bremner
6
Giving an Account of Oneself
Offers an outline for a new ethical practice - one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human subject.
Judith Butler, 2005
7
Giving Offense: Essays on Censorship
The essays attempt to understand the passion that plays itself out in acts of silencing and censoring and argue that a destructive dynamicof belligerence and escalation tends to overtake the rivals in any field ruled by censorship.
J. M. Coetzee, 1996
8
Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our World
I've been involved in philanthropy, nonprofit organizations, and fundraising for over 20 years, and this is without a doubt the most comprehensive and accessible guide to smart philanthropy that I have ever encountered.
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, 2011
9
Gift Giving: A Research Anthology
In these essays, gift giving occasions are probed for the meanings that can be illuminated with respect to this pervasive, yet not always positive, phenomenon.
Cele Otnes, Richard Francis Beltramini, 1996
10
A Biblical Perspective on Giving Generously: Learning How to ...
When you give first, your own personal needs will be automatically taken care of. After all, giving is the Lord's work. It is Christianity in action.
Rich Brott, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giving is used in the context of the following news items.
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Giving and Getting
Giving and Getting. By Tony Hoagland · Share · Tweet · 07_20_15 Table of Contents. I like that, he said in the hospital, where I was rubbing his ... «The New Yorker, Jul 15»
2
The Furries Have Landed — And Pittsburgh Is Giving Them A Bear …
It was a warm, humid day in downtown Pittsburgh — and it was even hotter for the more than 1,400 people who were wearing animal costumes. «NPR, Jul 15»
3
Microsoft not giving up on Windows Phone, pushes new Build
Although Microsoft has effectively written off its enormously expensive acquisition of Nokia Corp.'s handset business, but it's by no means done ... «SiliconANGLE, Jul 15»
4
Greek gift that keeps on giving
Greece crisis weekly checklist No 297. Deadlock, lack of trust, bailout deadline — options under consideration are still trending strongly, as they ... «The Times, Jul 15»
5
Amid brutal attacks, ISIS giving charity to civilians
On Saturday, ISIS claimed responsibility for exploding a car bomb outside the Italian consulate in Cairo, killing one person. This violence ... «PBS NewsHour, Jul 15»
6
Through better giving, improving lives
This is a remarkable figure, and reveals the amount of giving in a lower middle-income country where approximately 28 million people live ... «Jakarta Post, Jul 15»
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Mother, 25, with just weeks to live preparing to wed after giving birth …
Annie Marston, 25, stunned medical staff by giving birth to her son Wyatt last year just a week after they discovered that she had a 6cm-long ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Teenager handcuffed by police after giving £1 to a homeless man …
Student denies being drunk and disorderly only to be told: "That's not how I'll write it up pal." Share; Share; Tweet; +1; LinkedIn ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
9
Adrien Broner Outs Woman For Allegedly Giving Him Crabs, Boxer …
And recently, a woman he accused of giving him the pubic lice/crabs fired back at him with a lawsuit. In a video he uploaded called Adrien ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
10
The virtues of giving something back
So we are giving bosses work for which we should be paid and denying our communities - and the greater society - our fullest contribution. «WA today, Jul 15»

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