1) n. - To bestow without receiving a return; to confer without compensation; to impart, as a possession; to grant, as authority or permission; to yield up or allow.
2) n. - To yield possesion of; to deliver over, as property, in exchange for something; to pay; as, we give the value of what we buy.
3) n. - To yield; to furnish; to produce; to emit; as, flint and steel give sparks.
4) n. - To communicate or announce, as advice, tidings, etc.; to pronounce; to render or utter, as an opinion, a judgment, a sentence, a shout, etc.
5) n. - To grant power or license to; to permit; to allow; to license; to commission.
6) n. - To exhibit as a product or result; to produce; to show; as, the number of men, divided by the number of ships, gives four hundred to each ship.
7) n. - To devote; to apply; used reflexively, to devote or apply one's self; as, the soldiers give themselves to plunder; also in this sense used very frequently in the past participle; as, the people are given to luxury and pleasure; the youth is given to study.
8) n. - To set forth as a known quantity or a known relation, or as a premise from which to reason; -- used principally in the passive form given.
9) n. - To allow or admit by way of supposition.
10) n. - To attribute; to assign; to adjudge.
11) n. - To excite or cause to exist, as a sensation; as, to give offense; to give pleasure or pain.
12) n. - To pledge; as, to give one's word.
13) n. - To cause; to make; -- with the infinitive; as, to give one to understand, to know, etc.
14) v. i. - To give a gift or gifts.
15) v. i. - To yield to force or pressure; to relax; to become less rigid; as, the earth gives under the feet.
16) v. i. - To become soft or moist.
17) v. i. - To move; to recede.
18) v. i. - To shed tears; to weep.
19) v. i. - To have a misgiving.
20) v. i. - To open; to lead.