Giving - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡɪvɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word giving
Brit.  |ˈɡɪvɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word giving
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to give

noun

- the act of giving (syn: gift)
- the imparting of news or promises etc.
- disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return

adjective

- given or giving freely(syn: big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, liberal, openhanded)

Examples

She's a very giving person.

he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving

giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily

the alumni followed a program of annual giving

Saturday's child is loving and giving

Are you giving this to me or only lending it?

They're giving out free tickets to the show.

...he has the aspect of a man used to giving orders and seeing them obeyed...

She's been giving him some expert advice about investing.

The new system is giving me trouble.

She is giving a presentation at tomorrow's meeting.

He says he's lost too many years to the bottle, and that he's giving up alcohol.

I suspected his motives in giving me the money.

Would you mind giving us a demonstration so that we can see how the machine works?

She spent a few minutes joking with reporters after giving her speech.

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