Definition of gives in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFgivePRgivingPTgavePPgiven
    1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of give.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • While witness was in the shop, a gentleman came running in, and retched all over the shop. He cried out to the boy, "What have you given me here?"
        • He delighted in discovering new music, was a regular gig-goer and gave mix tapes to friends.
        • Lampard was replaced by Kalou but the substitute immediately gave the ball to Jonas, whose 25-yard curler was tipped wide by Cech.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Give her time, and she may come around and see things your way.
        • Given the superstring "cathode", we can extract the substrings "cat", "hod", and "ode".
        • Give the front steps a quick sweep to get rid of those fallen leaves.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He may be your brother but he botches every job he's given.
        • A new semisymmetrization functor, which maps the category of quasigroups with homotopies to the category of semisymmetric quasigroups with homomorphisms is given.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Verb singular forms
            • Third-person singular forms
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      1. en givest
      2. en gives in
      3. en gives up
      4. en gives way
      5. en gives off
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of gives for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "gives" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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      Definiteness: Level 1
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