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Standard Definition

[n] disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return; "the alumni followed a program of annual giving"
[n] the act of giving
[n] the imparting of news or promises etc.; "he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving"; "giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily"
[adj] given or giving freely; "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"


big - (1 syllables), bighearted - (3 syllables), bounteous - (3 syllables), bountiful - (3 syllables), freehanded - (3 syllables), generous - (3 syllables), gift - (1 syllables), handsome - (2 syllables), liberal - (3 syllables), openhanded - (4 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\Giv"ing\, n.
1. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
2. A gift; a benefaction. [R.] --Pope.
3. The act of softening, breaking, or yielding. ``Upon the first giving of the weather.'' --Addison. {Giving in}, a falling inwards; a collapse. {Giving out}, anything uttered or asserted; an outgiving. His givings out were of an infinite distance From his true meant design. --Shak.