Definitions for giving

Definitions for (noun) giving

Main entry: giving

Definition: disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return

Usage: the alumni followed a program of annual giving

Main entry: gift, giving

Definition: the act of giving

Main entry: giving

Definition: the imparting of news or promises etc.

Usage: he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving; giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily

Definitions for (adj) giving

Main entry: big, bighearted, freehanded, openhanded, bounteous, bountiful, giving, handsome, liberal

Definition: given or giving freely

Usage: was a big tipper; the bounteous goodness of God; bountiful compliments; a freehanded host; a handsome allowance; Saturday's child is loving and giving; a liberal backer of the arts; a munificent gift; her fond and openhanded grandfather

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