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According to WordNet, the verb "give" has 44 sense(s).

200944247 manifest or show; "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering".

202309165 give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose".

201449796 be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give".

202358034 afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace".

202230772 place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers".

201716112 perform for an audience; "Pollini is giving another concert in New York".

200878876 submit for consideration, judgment, or use; "give one's opinion"; "give an excuse".

202343595 endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war".

200748972 allow to have or take; "I give you two minutes to respond".

202235842 convey or reveal information; "Give one's name".

202564052 execute and deliver; "Give bond".

201069638 accord by verdict; "give a decision for the plaintiff".

200771806 guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion; "You gave me to think that you agreed with me".

201060746 bestow; "give homage"; "render thanks".

201629403 cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory".

201733477 organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course".

200673571 estimate the duration or outcome of something; "He gave the patient three months to live"; "I gave him a very good chance at success".

202199590 transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care".

202317094 bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights".

202562901 emit or utter; "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp".

202296153 transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students".

200108604 proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister".

200108747 consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; "She gave herself to many men".

201629000 give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family".

202200498 leave with; give temporarily; "Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?"; "Can I give you the children for the weekend?".

201647672 bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth".

202309374 give (as medicine); "I gave him the drug".

201716283 present to view; "He gave the sign to start".

202359553 deliver in exchange or recompense; "I'll give you three books for four CDs".

200341184 occur; "what gives?".

200888009 offer in good faith; "He gave her his word".

201060494 convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow; "Don't pay him any mind"; "give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"; "pay attention".

202316868 cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold".

201848465 move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd".

201989053 break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice".

201178565 give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat".

201175810 propose; "He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party".

202308741 contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office".

201060317 convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look".

202339171 be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information".

200748616 inflict as a punishment; "She gave the boy a good spanking"; "The judge gave me 10 years".

202200686 give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?".

200732224 dedicate; "give thought to"; "give priority to"; "pay attention to".

200887463 give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church".


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