giving

  • 1 giving — /ˈɡɪvɪŋ/ noun [U] SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ► the act of providing money for something, especially to a charity or other good cause: »Corporate giving has declined markedly since the beginning of the recession. »Charitable giving can usually be… …

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  • 2 Giving — Giv ing, n. 1. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting. [1913 Webster] 2. A gift; a benefaction. [R.] Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. The act of softening, breaking, or yielding. Upon the first giving of the weather. Addison. [1913… …

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  • 3 Giving in — Giving Giv ing, n. 1. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting. [1913 Webster] 2. A gift; a benefaction. [R.] Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. The act of softening, breaking, or yielding. Upon the first giving of the weather. Addison.… …

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  • 4 Giving — can refer to: * generally, the act of giving, see gift * the practice of benevolent givings, see Charity (practice) * , a book by Bill Clinton …

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  • 5 giving — giving; un·giving; …

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  • 6 giving — index charitable (benevolent), concession (authorization), dedication, disposition (transfer of property), donative …

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  • 7 giving in — index concession (compromise) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 giving up — index bailment, cession, renunciation, resignation (relinquishment), waiver Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 giving up — giving way, conceding, despairing …

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  • 10 Giving In — Infobox Single Name = Giving In Artist = Adema from Album = Adema Recorded = 2000 2001 in Los Angeles, CA Released = 2001 Genre = Nu metal Length = 3:58 Label = Arista Records Writer = Adema Producer = Bill Appleberry, Tobias Miller Chart… …

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  • 11 Giving — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Giving >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 giving giving &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 bestowal bestowal bestowment donation Sgm: N 1 presentation presentation presentment Sgm: N 1 accordance accordance …

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  • 12 giving — I noun 1. the act of giving (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑gift • Derivationally related forms: ↑gift (for: ↑gift), ↑give …

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  • 13 giving — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of bestowing Nouns 1. giving, bestowal, donation; presentation, presentment; accordance; cession, concession; delivery, giveaway; consignment; dispensation; communication; endowment; investment,… …

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  • 14 Giving — Give Give (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth.… …

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  • 15 giving — /ˈgɪvɪŋ/ (say giving) verb 1. present participle of give. –noun 2. the act or process of giving. –adjective 3. nurturing and generous: a giving person. 4. outgoing and warmly sympathetic: a giving personality …

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  • 16 giving — adjective having the tendency to give To become like Christ involves everything else: becoming a loving and giving person, having confidence enabling you to be vulnerable (psychologically and physically; Jesus did both), having the wisdom to see… …

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  • 17 giving up — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. quitting, losing, giving in; see stopping …

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  • 18 giving — giv|ing [ˈgıvıŋ] adj kind, caring, and generous ≠ ↑mean ▪ She s a very giving person …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 giving — Synonyms and related words: BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, abalienation, adaptable, administration, agape, alienation, altruism, amortization, amortizement, announcement, application, applying, assignation, assignment,… …

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  • 20 giving — sb. Alys. 839 …

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