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To have granted something to someone
To have set aside or reserved for a particular purpose
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“The renowned musician will give a public performance at the town square tomorrow afternoon.”
To have given what is needed or desired
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“The community would generously give their time and money to help the family in their time of need.”
To have been persuaded based on available information
To have invested in or provided financial assistance
To have held or organized an event
“She decided to give a formal tea party for her fortieth birthday.”
Past tense for to pass from one person to another
“Please give my best wishes to your family.”
Past tense for to entrust a personal property or belonging to someone
“This is why it's important not to give your entire financial affairs to just one investment company.”
Past tense for used hyperbolically to express a great desire
“He would give his life for his family if he had to.”
Past tense for to accord someone with an opportunity
“The judge would give Steven Avery the opportunity to address the court with a statement.”
Past tense for to provide details via some form of printed material
“The menu will give the dishes we have available at our restaurant.”
Past tense for to be a source of
“On the other hand, I was no angel either as I knew how to give trouble and get away with it!”
Past tense for to carry out a specified action
“As a sign of respect, you must give a bow when you meet the Queen.”
Past tense for to produce a sound
“The loud trumpets would give a loud clamor, heralding the approach of the King's convoy.”
Past tense for to carry out a physical interaction
“The two boys would give their friend a push on the swing.”
Past tense for to alter in shape or succumb under physical pressure
“The large wooden doors would finally give after being repeatedly pummeled by the invaders.”
Past tense for to provide in payment
“I would be willing to give quite a lot of money for that car.”
Past tense for to make known an idea, emotion or opinion
“Everyone here will be allowed to give their opinion on this important matter.”
Past tense for to apply oneself diligently towards a goal
“He would give himself entirely to his fledgling business.”
Past tense for to transmit or spread over an area, space or population
“I was afraid that the coughing passenger on the train would give his cold to me!”
Past tense for to estimate or predict
“I give it two weeks before she starts feeling homesick.”
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