given, presumption, precondition(adj)
an assumption that is taken for granted
acknowledged as a supposition
"given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"
apt(p), disposed(p), given(p), minded(p), tending(p)(adj)
(usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
"he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
One is addicted to that which he has allowed to gain a strong, habitual, and enduring hold upon action, inclination, or involuntary tendency, as to a habit or indulgence. A man may be accustomed to labor, attached to his profession, devoted to his religion, given to study or to gluttony (in the bad sense, given over, or given up, is a stronger and more hopeless expression, as is abandoned). One inclined to luxury may become habituated to poverty. One is wedded to that which has become a second nature; as, one is wedded to science or to art. Prone is used only in a bad sense, and generally of natural tendencies; as, our hearts are prone to evil. Abandoned tells of the acquired viciousness of one who has given himself up to wickedness. Addicted may be used in a good, but more frequently a bad sense; as, addicted to study; addicted to drink. Devoted is used chiefly in the good sense; as, a mother's devoted affection.
Addicted to vice.
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
List of paraphrases for "given":
granted, provided, awarded, accorded, seen, received, particular, offered, data, considering, paid, made, yielded, issued, donated, assigned, administered, delivered, determined, afforded, conferred, allocated, entrusted, taken, supplied, specified, due, attributed, been, presented, placed, submitted, certain
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How to use given in a sentence?
Namely, do they have an open mind to the fact he could be telling the truth and Comey may be lying? if they have an open mind to that, this is something we'd consider. If they don't, then given all the irregularities of this investigation, we would be foolish to have him be interviewed.
Side by side with the middlemen, punishment will have to be given against those who are moving from the country in illegal way, they are tainting the image of the country along with pushing their life into a danger.
In general the courts have given a lot of deference to Congress so it's not an argument that generally succeeds, but it's certainly one that's been made.
I have never seen such short shrift given to a serious argument, the history books will show that this was really a terrible decision.
I’m standing a little bit taller so I’m getting a bit more width with my swing and everything seems to be coming off the middle of the club, i’ve driven the ball great so I’ve given myself a lot of chances and that’s what you have to do around here. If you’re in the fairway you can attack this course. If you’re struggling with the driver it’s going to play tough.
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- daný, fakt, axiom, postulátCzech
- postulat, donnée de départ, vu, étant donné, prémisse, énoncéFrench
- दिया हुआHindi
- gitt, forutsetningNorwegian
- uzimajući u obzirSerbo-Croatian
- givet, givenSwedish
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