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GIVE, v.t. pret. gave; pp. given. [Heb. to give. The sense of give is generally to pass, or to transfer, that is, to send or throw.]

1. To bestow; to confer; to pass or transfer the title or property of a thing to another person without an equivalent or compensation.

For generous lords had rather give than pay.

2. To transmit from himself to another by hand, speech or writing; to deliver.

The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat. Gen.3.

3. To import; to bestow.

Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out. Matt.25.

4. To communicate; as, to give an opinion; to give counsel or advice; to give notice.

5. To pass or deliver the property of a thing to another for an equivalent; to pay. We give the full value of all we purchase. A dollar is given for a day's labor.

What shall a man give in exchange for this soul? Matt.16.

6. To yield; to lend; in the phrase to give ear, which signifies to listen; to hear.

7. To quit;in the phrase to give place, which signifies to

withdraw, or retire to make room for another.

8. To confer; to grant.

What wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless? Gen 15.

9. To expose; to yield to the power of.

Give to the wanton winds their flowing hair.

10. To grant; to allow; to permit.

It is given me once again to behold my friend.

11. To afford; to supply; to furnish.

Thou must give us also sacrifices and burnt offerings. Ex.10.

12. To empower; to license; to commission.

Then give thy friend to shed the sacred wine.

But this and similar phrases are probably elliptical; give for give power or license. So in the phrases,give me to understand, give me to know, give the flowers to blow, that is, to give power, to enable.

13. To pay or render; as, to give praise, applause or approbation.

14. To render; to pronounce; as, to give sentence or judgment; to give the word of command.

15. To utter; to vent; as, to give a shout.

16. To produce; to show; to exhibit as a product or result; as, the number of men divided by the number of ships, gives four hundred to each ship.

17. To cause to exist; to excite in another; as, to give offense or umbrage; to give pleasure.

18. To send forth; to emit; as, a stone gives sparks with steel.

19. To addict; to apply; to devote one's self, followed by the reciprocal pronoun. The soldiers give themselves to plunder. The passive participle is much used in this sense; as, the people are given to luxury and pleasure; the youth is given to study.

Give thyself wholly to them. 1 Tim.4.

20. To resign; to yield up; often followed by up.

Who say, I care not, those I give for lost.

21. To pledge; as, I give my word that the debt shall be paid.

22. To present for taking or acceptance; as, I give you my hand.

23. To allow or admit by way of supposition.

To give away, to alienate the title or property of a thing; to make over to another; to transfer.

Whatsoever we employ in charitable uses, during our lives, is given away from ourselves.

To give back, to return; to restore.

To give forth, to publish; to tell; to report publicly.

To give the hand, to yield preeminence, as being subordinate or inferior.

To give in, to allow by way of abatement or deduction from a claim; to yield what may be justly demanded.

To give over, to leave; to quit; to cease; to abandon; as, to give over a pursuit.

1. To addict; to attach to; to abandon.

When the Babylonians had given themselves over to all manner of vice.

2. To despair of recovery; to believe to be lost, or past recovery. The physician had given over the patient, or given the patient over.

3. To abandon.

To give out, to utter publicly; to report; to proclaim; to publish. It was given out that parliament would assemble in November.

1. To issue; to send forth; to publish.

The night was distinguished by the orders which he gave out to his army.

2. To show; to exhibit in false appearance.

3. To send out; to emit; as, a substance gives out steam or odors.

To give up, to resign; to quit; to yield as hopeless; as, to give up a cause; to give up the argument.

1. To surrender; as, to give up a fortress to an enemy.

2. To relinquish, to cede. In this treaty the Spaniards gave up Louisiana.

3. To abandon; as, to give up all hope. They are given up to believe a lie.

4. To deliver.

And Joab gave up the sum of the number of the people to the king. 2 Sam. 24.

To give one's self up, to despair of one's recovery; to conclude to be lost.

1. To resign or devote.

Let us give ourselves wholly up to Christ in heart and desire.

2. To addict; to abandon. He gave himself up to intemperance.

To give way, to yield; to withdraw to make room for. Inferiors should give way to superiors.

1. To fail; to yield or force; to break or fall. The ice gave way and the horses were drowned. The scaffolding gave way. The wheels or axletree gave way.

2. To recede; to make room for.

3. In seamen's language, give way is an order to a boat's crew to row after ceasing, or to increase their exertions.

GIVE, v.i. giv. To yield to pressure. The earth gives under the feet.

1. To begin to melt; to thaw; to grow soft, so as to yield to pressure.

2. To move; to recede.

Now back he gives,then rushes on amain.

To give in, to be back; to give way. [Not in use.]

To give into, to yield assent; to adopt.

This consideration may induce a translator to give in to those general phrases.

To give off, to cease; to forbear. [Little used.

To give on, to rush; to fall on. [Not in use.]

To give out, to publish; to proclaim.

1. To cease from exertion; to yield; applied to persons. He labored hard, but gave out at last.

To give over, to cease; to act no more; to desert.

It would be well for all authors, if they knew when to give over, and to desist from any further pursuits after fame.



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GIVE, v.t. pret. gave; pp. given. [Heb. to give. The sense of give is generally to pass, or to transfer, that is, to send or throw.]

1. To bestow; to confer; to pass or transfer the title or property of a thing to another person without an equivalent or compensation.

For generous lords had rather give than pay.

2. To transmit from himself to another by hand, speech or writing; to deliver.

The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat. Gen.3.

3. To import; to bestow.

Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out. Matt.25.

4. To communicate; as, to give an opinion; to give counsel or advice; to give notice.

5. To pass or deliver the property of a thing to another for an equivalent; to pay. We give the full value of all we purchase. A dollar is given for a day's labor.

What shall a man give in exchange for this soul? Matt.16.

6. To yield; to lend; in the phrase to give ear, which signifies to listen; to hear.

7. To quit;in the phrase to give place, which signifies to

withdraw, or retire to make room for another.

8. To confer; to grant.

What wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless? Gen 15.

9. To expose; to yield to the power of.

Give to the wanton winds their flowing hair.

10. To grant; to allow; to permit.

It is given me once again to behold my friend.

11. To afford; to supply; to furnish.

Thou must give us also sacrifices and burnt offerings. Ex.10.

12. To empower; to license; to commission.

Then give thy friend to shed the sacred wine.

But this and similar phrases are probably elliptical; give for give power or license. So in the phrases,give me to understand, give me to know, give the flowers to blow, that is, to give power, to enable.

13. To pay or render; as, to give praise, applause or approbation.

14. To render; to pronounce; as, to give sentence or judgment; to give the word of command.

15. To utter; to vent; as, to give a shout.

16. To produce; to show; to exhibit as a product or result; as, the number of men divided by the number of ships, gives four hundred to each ship.

17. To cause to exist; to excite in another; as, to give offense or umbrage; to give pleasure.

18. To send forth; to emit; as, a stone gives sparks with steel.

19. To addict; to apply; to devote one's self, followed by the reciprocal pronoun. The soldiers give themselves to plunder. The passive participle is much used in this sense; as, the people are given to luxury and pleasure; the youth is given to study.

Give thyself wholly to them. 1 Tim.4.

20. To resign; to yield up; often followed by up.

Who say, I care not, those I give for lost.

21. To pledge; as, I give my word that the debt shall be paid.

22. To present for taking or acceptance; as, I give you my hand.

23. To allow or admit by way of supposition.

To give away, to alienate the title or property of a thing; to make over to another; to transfer.

Whatsoever we employ in charitable uses, during our lives, is given away from ourselves.

To give back, to return; to restore.

To give forth, to publish; to tell; to report publicly.

To give the hand, to yield preeminence, as being subordinate or inferior.

To give in, to allow by way of abatement or deduction from a claim; to yield what may be justly demanded.

To give over, to leave; to quit; to cease; to abandon; as, to give over a pursuit.

1. To addict; to attach to; to abandon.

When the Babylonians had given themselves over to all manner of vice.

2. To despair of recovery; to believe to be lost, or past recovery. The physician had given over the patient, or given the patient over.

3. To abandon.

To give out, to utter publicly; to report; to proclaim; to publish. It was given out that parliament would assemble in November.

1. To issue; to send forth; to publish.

The night was distinguished by the orders which he gave out to his army.

2. To show; to exhibit in false appearance.

3. To send out; to emit; as, a substance gives out steam or odors.

To give up, to resign; to quit; to yield as hopeless; as, to give up a cause; to give up the argument.

1. To surrender; as, to give up a fortress to an enemy.

2. To relinquish, to cede. In this treaty the Spaniards gave up Louisiana.

3. To abandon; as, to give up all hope. They are given up to believe a lie.

4. To deliver.

And Joab gave up the sum of the number of the people to the king. 2 Sam. 24.

To give one's self up, to despair of one's recovery; to conclude to be lost.

1. To resign or devote.

Let us give ourselves wholly up to Christ in heart and desire.

2. To addict; to abandon. He gave himself up to intemperance.

To give way, to yield; to withdraw to make room for. Inferiors should give way to superiors.

1. To fail; to yield or force; to break or fall. The ice gave way and the horses were drowned. The scaffolding gave way. The wheels or axletree gave way.

2. To recede; to make room for.

3. In seamen's language, give way is an order to a boat's crew to row after ceasing, or to increase their exertions.

GIVE, v.i. giv. To yield to pressure. The earth gives under the feet.

1. To begin to melt; to thaw; to grow soft, so as to yield to pressure.

2. To move; to recede.

Now back he gives,then rushes on amain.

To give in, to be back; to give way. [Not in use.]

To give into, to yield assent; to adopt.

This consideration may induce a translator to give in to those general phrases.

To give off, to cease; to forbear. [Little used.

To give on, to rush; to fall on. [Not in use.]

To give out, to publish; to proclaim.

1. To cease from exertion; to yield; applied to persons. He labored hard, but gave out at last.

To give over, to cease; to act no more; to desert.

It would be well for all authors, if they knew when to give over, and to desist from any further pursuits after fame.

GIVE, v.i. [giv.]

  1. To yield to pressure. The earth gives under the feet.
  2. To begin to melt; to thaw; to grow soft, so as to yield to pressure. Bacon.
  3. To move; to recede. Now back he gives, then rushes on amain. Daniel's Civil War. To give in, to go back; to give way. [Not in use.] To give in to, to yield assent; to adopt. This consideration may induce a translator to give in to those general phrases. Pope. To give off, to cease; to forbear. [Little used.] Locke. To give on, to rush; to fall on. [Not in use.] To give out, to publish; to proclaim. #2. To cease from exertion; to yield; applied to persons. He labored hard, but gave out at last. To give over, to cease; to act no more; to desert. It would be well for all authors, if they knew when to give over, and to desist from any further pursuits after fame. Addison.

GIVE, v.t. [giv; pret. gave; pp. given. [Sax. gifan, gyfan; Goth. giban; G. geben; D. geeven; Sw. gifva; Dan. giver. Hence, Sax. gif, Goth. iabai or yabai, now contracted into if. Chaucer wrote yeve, yave. Qu. Heb. Ch. Syr. and Sam. יהב, to give. See Class Gb, No. 3, 26, 43. The sense of give is generally to pass, or to transfer, that is, to send or throw.]

  1. To bestow; to confer; to pass or transfer the title or property of a thing to another person without an equivalent or compensation. For generous lords had rather give than pay. Young.
  2. To transmit from himself to another by hand, speech or writing; to deliver. The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat. Gen. iii.
  3. To impart; to bestow. Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out. Matth. xxv.
  4. To communicate; as, to give an opinion; to give counsel or advice; to give notice.
  5. To pass or deliver the property of a thing to another for an equivalent; to pay. We give the full value of all we purchase. A dollar is given for a day's labor. What shall a man give in exchange for his soul? Matth. xvi.
  6. To yield; to lend; in the phrase to give ear, which signifies to listen; to hear.
  7. To quit; in the phrase to give place, which signifies to withdraw, or retire to make room for another.
  8. To confer; to grant. What wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless? Gen. xv.
  9. To expose; to yield to the power of. Give to the wanton winds their flowing hair. Dryden.
  10. To grant; to allow; to permit. It is given me once again to behold my friend. Rowe.
  11. To afford; to supply; to furnish. Thou must give us also sacrifices and burnt-offerings. Exod. x.
  12. To empower; to license; to commission. Then give thy friend to shed the sacred wine. Pope. But this and similar phrases are probably elliptical; give for give power or license. So in the phrases, give me to understand, give me to know, give the flowers to blow; that is, to give power, to enable.
  13. To pay or render; as, to give praise, applause or approbation.
  14. To render; to pronounce; as, to give sentence or judgment; to give the word of command.
  15. To utter; to vent; as, to give a shout.
  16. To produce; to show; to exhibit as a product or result; as, the number of men divided by the number of ships, gives four hundred to each ship.
  17. To cause to exist; to excite in another; as, to give offense or umbrage; to give pleasure.
  18. To send forth; to emit; as, a stone gives sparks with steel.
  19. To addict; to apply; to devote one's self, followed by the reciprocal pronoun. The soldiers give themselves to plunder. The passive participle is much used in this sense; as, the people are given to luxury and pleasure; the youth is given to study. Give thyself wholly to them. 1 Tim. iv.
  20. To resign; to yield up; often followed by up. Who say, I care not, those I give for lost. Herbert.
  21. To pledge; as, I give my word that the debt shall be paid.
  22. To present for taking or acceptance; as, I give you my hand.
  23. To allow or admit by way of supposition. To give away, to alienate the title or property of a thing; to make over to another; to transfer. Whatsoever we employ in charitable uses during our lives, is given away from ourselves. Atterbury. To give back, to return; to restore. Atterbury. To give forth, to publish; to tell; to report publicly. Hayward. To give the hand, to yield preeminence, as being subordinate or inferior. Hooker. To give in, to allow by way of abatement or deduction from a claim; to yield what may be justly demanded. To give over, to leave; to quit; to cease; to abandon; as, to give over a pursuit. #2. To addict; to attach to; to abandon. When the Babylonians had given themselves over to all manner of vice. Grew. #3. To despair of recovery; to believe to be lost or past recovery. The physician had given over the patient, or given the patient over. Addison. #4. To abandon. Milton. To give out, to utter publicly; to report; to proclaim; to publish. It was given out that parliament would assemble in November. #2. To issue; to send forth; to publish. The night was distinguished by the orders which he gave out to his army. Addison. #3. To show; to exhibit in false appearance. Shak. #4. To send out; to emit; as, a substance gives out steam or odors. To give up, to resign; to quit; to yield as hopeless; as, to give up a cause; to give up the argument. #2. To surrender; as, to give up a fortress to an enemy. #3. To relinquish; to cede. In this treaty the Spaniards gave up Louisiana. #4. To abandon; as, to give up all hope. They are given up to believe a lie. #5. To deliver. And Joab gave up the sum of the number of the people to the king. 2 Sam. xxiv. To give one's self up, to despair of one's recovery; to conclude to be lost. #2. To resign or devote. Let us give ourselves wholly up to Christ in heart and desire. Taylor. #3. To addict; to abandon. He gave himself up to intemperance. To give way, to yield; to withdraw to make room for. Inferiors should give way to superiors. #2. To fail; to yield to force; to break or fall. The ice gave way, and the horses were drowned. The scaffolding gave way. The wheels or axletree gave way. #3. To recede; to make room for. #4. In seamen's language, give way is an order to a boat's crew to row after ceasing, or to increase their exertions. Mar. Dict.

Give
  1. To bestow without receiving a return; to confer without compensation; to impart, as a possession; to grant, as authority or permission; to yield up or allow.

    For generous lords had rather give than pay. Young.

  2. To give a gift or gifts.
  3. To afford a view of; as, his window gave the park.
  4. To yield possesion of; to deliver over, as property, in exchange for something; to pay; as, we give the value of what we buy.

    What shall a man give in exchange for his soul ? Matt. xvi. 26.

  5. To yield to force or pressure; to relax; to become less rigid; as, the earth gives under the feet.
  6. To yield; to furnish; to produce; to emit; as, flint and steel give sparks.
  7. To become soft or moist.

    [Obs.] Bacon .
  8. To communicate or announce, as advice, tidings, etc.; to pronounce; to render or utter, as an opinion, a judgment, a sentence, a shout, etc.
  9. To move; to recede.

    Now back he gives, then rushes on amain. Daniel.

  10. To grant power or license to; to permit; to allow; to license; to commission.

    It is given me once again to behold my friend. Rowe.

    Then give thy friend to shed the sacred wine. Pope.

  11. To shed tears; to weep.

    [Obs.]

    Whose eyes do never give
    But through lust and laughter.
    Shak.

  12. To exhibit as a product or result; to produce; to show; as, the number of men, divided by the number of ships, gives four hundred to each ship.
  13. To have a misgiving.

    [Obs.]

    My mind gives ye're reserved
    To rob poor market women.
    J. Webster.

  14. To devote; to apply; used reflexively, to devote or apply one's self; as, the soldiers give themselves to plunder; also in this sense used very frequently in the past participle; as, the people are given to luxury and pleasure; the youth is given to study.
  15. To open; to lead.

    [A Gallicism]

    This, yielding, gave into a grassy walk. Tennyson.

    To give back, to recede; to retire; to retreat.

    They gave back and came no farther. Bunyan.

    -- To give in, to yield; to succumb; to acknowledge one's self beaten; to cease opposition.

    The Scots battalion was enforced to give in. Hayward.

    This consideration may induce a translator to give in to those general phrases. Pope.

    -- To give off, to cease; to forbear. [Obs.] Locke. -- To give on or upon. (a) To rush; to fall upon. [Obs.] (b) To have a view of; to be in sight of; to overlook; to look toward; to open upon; to front; to face. [A Gallicism: cf. Fr. donner sur.]

    Rooms which gave upon a pillared porch. Tennyson.

    The gloomy staircase on which the grating gave. Dickens.

    -- To give out. (a) To expend all one's strength. Hence: (b) To cease from exertion; to fail; to be exhausted; as, my feet being to give out; the flour has given out. -- To give over, to cease; to discontinue; to desist.

    It would be well for all authors, if they knew when to give over, and to desist from any further pursuits after fame. Addison.

    -- To give up, to cease from effort; to yield; to despair; as, he would never give up.

  16. To set forth as a known quantity or a known relation, or as a premise from which to reason] -- used principally in the passive form given.
  17. To allow or admit by way of supposition.

    I give not heaven for lost. Mlton.

  18. To attribute; to assign; to adjudge.

    I don't wonder at people's giving him to me as a lover. Sheridan.

  19. To excite or cause to exist, as a sensation; as, to give offense; to give pleasure or pain.
  20. To pledge; as, to give one's word.
  21. To cause; to make; -- with the infinitive; as, to give one to understand, to know, etc.

    But there the duke was given to understand
    That in a gondola were seen together
    Lorenzo and his amorous Jessica.
    Shak.

    To give away, to make over to another; to transfer.

    Whatsoever we employ in charitable uses during our lives, is given away from ourselves. Atterbury.

    -- To give back, to return; to restore. Atterbury. -- To give the bag, to cheat. [Obs.]

    I fear our ears have given us the bag. J. Webster.

    -- To give birth to. (a) To bear or bring forth, as a child. (b) To originate; to give existence to, as an enterprise, idea. -- To give chase, to pursue. -- To give ear to. See under Ear. -- To give forth, to give out; to publish; to tell. Hayward. -- To give ground. See under Ground, n. -- To give the hand, to pledge friendship or faith. -- To give the hand of, to espouse; to bestow in marriage. -- To give the head. See under Head, n. -- To give in. (a) To abate; to deduct. (b) To declare; to make known; to announce; to tender; as, to give in one's adhesion to a party. -- To give the lie to (a person), to tell (him) that he lies. -- To give line. See under Line. -- To give off, to emit, as steam, vapor, odor, etc. -- To give one's self away, to make an inconsiderate surrender of one's cause, an unintentional disclosure of one's purposes, or the like. [Colloq.] -- To give out. (a) To utter publicly; to report; to announce or declare.

    One that gives out himself Prince Florizel. Shak.

    Give out you are of Epidamnum. Shak.

    (b) To send out; to emit; to distribute; as, a substance gives out steam or odors. -- To give over. (a) To yield completely; to quit; to abandon. (b) To despair of. (c) To addict, resign, or apply (one's self).

    The Babylonians had given themselves over to all manner of vice. Grew.

    -- To give place, to withdraw; to yield one's claim. -- To give points. (a) In games of skill, to equalize chances by conceding a certain advantage; to allow a handicap. (b) To give useful suggestions. [Colloq.] -- To give rein. See under Rein, n. -- To give the sack. Same as To give the bag. -- To give and take. (a) To average gains and losses. (b) To exchange freely, as blows, sarcasms, etc. -- To give time (Law), to accord extension or forbearance to a debtor. Abbott. -- To give the time of day, to salute one with the compliment appropriate to the hour, as "good morning." "good evening", etc. -- To give tongue, in hunter's phrase, to bark; -- said of dogs. -- To give up. (a) To abandon; to surrender. "Don't give up the ship."

    He has . . . given up
    For certain drops of salt, your city Rome.
    Shak.

    (b) To make public; to reveal.

    I'll not state them
    By giving up their characters.
    Beau. *** Fl.

    (c) (Used also reflexively.) -- To give up the ghost. See under Ghost. -- To give one's self up, to abandon hope] to despair; to surrender one's self. -- To give way. (a) To withdraw; to give place. (b) To yield to force or pressure; as, the scaffolding gave way. (c) (Naut.) To begin to row; or to row with increased energy. (d) (Stock Exchange). To depreciate or decline in value; as, railroad securities gave way two per cent. -- To give way together, to row in time; to keep stroke.

    Syn. -- To Give, Confer, Grant. To give is the generic word, embracing all the rest. To confer was originally used of persons in power, who gave permanent grants or privileges; as, to confer the order of knighthood; and hence it still denotes the giving of something which might have been withheld; as, to confer a favor. To grant is to give in answer to a petition or request, or to one who is in some way dependent or inferior.

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GIVE, verb transitive preterit tense gave; participle passive given. [Heb. to give The sense of give is generally to pass, or to transfer, that is, to send or throw.]

1. To bestow; to confer; to pass or transfer the title or property of a thing to another person without an equivalent or compensation.

For generous lords had rather give than pay.

2. To transmit from himself to another by hand, speech or writing; to deliver.

The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat. Genesis 3:1.

3. To import; to bestow.

GIVE us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out. Matthew 25:8.

4. To communicate; as, to give an opinion; to give counsel or advice; to give notice.

5. To pass or deliver the property of a thing to another for an equivalent; to pay. We give the full value of all we purchase. A dollar is given for a day's labor.

What shall a man give in exchange for this soul? Matthew 16:19.

6. To yield; to lend; in the phrase to give ear, which signifies to listen; to hear.

7. To quit; in the phrase to give place, which signifies to

withdraw, or retire to make room for another.

8. To confer; to grant.

What wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless? Genesis 15:2.

9. To expose; to yield to the power of.

GIVE to the wanton winds their flowing hair.

10. To grant; to allow; to permit.

It is given me once again to behold my friend.

11. To afford; to supply; to furnish.

Thou must give us also sacrifices and burnt offerings. Exodus 10:25.

12. To empower; to license; to commission.

Then give thy friend to shed the sacred wine.

But this and similar phrases are probably elliptical; give for give power or license. So in the phrases, give me to understand, give me to know, give the flowers to blow, that is, to give power, to enable.

13. To pay or render; as, to give praise, applause or approbation.

14. To render; to pronounce; as, to give sentence or judgment; to give the word of command.

15. To utter; to vent; as, to give a shout.

16. To produce; to show; to exhibit as a product or result; as, the number of men divided by the number of ships, gives four hundred to each ship.

17. To cause to exist; to excite in another; as, to give offense or umbrage; to give pleasure.

18. To send forth; to emit; as, a stone gives sparks with steel.

19. To addict; to apply; to devote one's self, followed by the reciprocal pronoun. The soldiers give themselves to plunder. The passive participle is much used in this sense; as, the people are given to luxury and pleasure; the youth is given to study.

GIVE thyself wholly to them. 1 Timothy 4:13.

20. To resign; to yield up; often followed by up.

Who say, I care not, those I give for lost.

21. To pledge; as, I give my word that the debt shall be paid.

22. To present for taking or acceptance; as, I give you my hand.

23. To allow or admit by way of supposition.

To give away, to alienate the title or property of a thing; to make over to another; to transfer.

Whatsoever we employ in charitable uses, during our lives, is given away from ourselves.

To give back, to return; to restore.

To give forth, to publish; to tell; to report publicly.

To give the hand, to yield preeminence, as being subordinate or inferior.

To give in, to allow by way of abatement or deduction from a claim; to yield what may be justly demanded.

To give over, to leave; to quit; to cease; to abandon; as, to give over a pursuit.

1. To addict; to attach to; to abandon.

When the Babylonians had given themselves over to all manner of vice.

2. To despair of recovery; to believe to be lost, or past recovery. The physician had given over the patient, or given the patient over.

3. To abandon.

To give out, to utter publicly; to report; to proclaim; to publish. It was given out that parliament would assemble in November.

1. To issue; to send forth; to publish.

The night was distinguished by the orders which he gave out to his army.

2. To show; to exhibit in false appearance.

3. To send out; to emit; as, a substance gives out steam or odors.

To give up, to resign; to quit; to yield as hopeless; as, to give up a cause; to give up the argument.

1. To surrender; as, to give up a fortress to an enemy.

2. To relinquish, to cede. In this treaty the Spaniards gave up Louisiana.

3. To abandon; as, to give up all hope. They are given up to believe a lie.

4. To deliver.

And Joab gave up the sum of the number of the people to the king. 2 Samuel 24:23.

To give one's self up, to despair of one's recovery; to conclude to be lost.

1. To resign or devote.

Let us give ourselves wholly up to Christ in heart and desire.

2. To addict; to abandon. He gave himself up to intemperance.

To give way, to yield; to withdraw to make room for. Inferiors should give way to superiors.

1. To fail; to yield or force; to break or fall. The ice gave way and the horses were drowned. The scaffolding gave way. The wheels or axletree gave way.

2. To recede; to make room for.

3. In seamen's language, give way is an order to a boat's crew to row after ceasing, or to increase their exertions.

GIVE, verb intransitive giv. To yield to pressure. The earth gives under the feet.

1. To begin to melt; to thaw; to grow soft, so as to yield to pressure.

2. To move; to recede.

Now back he gives, then rushes on amain.

To give in, to be back; to give way. [Not in use.]

To give into, to yield assent; to adopt.

This consideration may induce a translator to give in to those general phrases.

To give off, to cease; to forbear. [Little used.

To give on, to rush; to fall on. [Not in use.]

To give out, to publish; to proclaim.

1. To cease from exertion; to yield; applied to persons. He labored hard, but gave out at last.

To give over, to cease; to act no more; to desert.

It would be well for all authors, if they knew when to give over, and to desist from any further pursuits after fame.

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