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Definition 1: the act of giving - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for giving in the sense of this definition

(giving is a kind of ...) a distribution in shares

(... is a kind of giving ) the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity

"oblations for aid to the poor"

(... is a kind of giving ) the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift

(... is a kind of giving ) the act of granting rights

"the accordance to Canada of rights of access"

(... is a kind of giving ) the act of endowing with a permanent source of income

"his generous endowment of the laboratory came just in the nick of time"

(... is a kind of giving ) an activity or gift that benefits the public at large

(... is a kind of giving ) act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity

(... is a kind of giving ) making voluntary contributions to aid the poor

Definition 2: disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return - [noun denoting act]

Samples where giving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the alumni followed a program of annual giving

(giving is a kind of ...) the act or means of getting rid of something

Definition 3: the imparting of news or promises etc. - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where giving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(giving is a kind of ...) the transmission of information

Definition 4: given or giving freely - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where giving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for giving in the sense of this definition

(giving is similar to ...) willing to give and share unstintingly

"a generous donation"

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