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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. giving, giftnoun

    the act of giving

    Synonyms:
    talent, natural endowment, endowment, gift

    Antonyms:
    stingy, ungenerous

  2. givingnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    gift

    Antonyms:
    stingy, ungenerous

  3. givingadjective

    disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return

    "the alumni followed a program of annual giving"

    Synonyms:
    gift

    Antonyms:
    stingy, ungenerous

  4. big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhandedadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    plentiful, magnanimous, bountiful, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, free, braggy, good-looking, with child(p), fine-looking, large-minded, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, well-favoured, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, broad, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, freehand, tolerant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, heavy(p), well-favored, big(a), better-looking, self-aggrandising, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, adult, gravid, big(p), crowing, loose

    Antonyms:
    ungenerous, stingy

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.0 / 1 vote

  1. givingnoun

    Synonyms:
    conferring, bestowal, granting, benefaction

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "giving":

    give, providing, granting, provide, offering, dar, don, grant, paying, conferring

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How to use giving in a sentence?

  1. Jonathon Porritt:

    You don't protect the world's forests by coming out with big picture commitments for their own sake. You can only (do it) by giving people who live in and depend on those forests a proper economic stake in that set of decisions.

  2. Oprah Winfrey:

    I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Last Wednesday's a terrible situation that's in Los Angeles and in San Francisco, and we're going to be giving San Francisco -- they're in total violation -- we're going to be giving them a notice very soon.

  4. Donna Shalala:

    ' Medicare for all' is not a bad idea. I ran the Medicare program, what I have said is we have to improve the Medicare program before we start giving it to all. It has no long term care. It has no home health care. It has no dental benefits. What you want is a comprehensive plan. In fact, Medicaid is more comprehensive than Medicare is.

  5. Dwayne Johnson:

    She was absolutely terrified. A lot of her friends’ friends died. It’s heartbreaking, they’re still going through it … You gotta do something, right? I don’t think giving teachers guns is the answer, because then we’re just bringing more guns into school. I don’t know, man. I don’t have the answers. But we’ve gotta keep our kids safe.


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