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
        • They found plenty of email that gave the lie to his assertion that he didn't know about the incident.
        • [ … ] Mr. Kelly’s verse outshines all the others (“I’m tryna keep it R&B/But these streets is a part of me,” he sings, ascending into falsetto); he gives the chorus a tuneful makeover too.
        • They're either telling you where to shove it, if you're winning, or telling you where they'd like to shove it given half the chance.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Give my regards to your brother when you next see him.
        • Gave orders for equipping a considerable fleet. Ludlow.
        • Give me a call if y'all're up for huntin' later today.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • A new semisymmetrization functor, which maps the category of quasigroups with homotopies to the category of semisymmetric quasigroups with homomorphisms is given.
        • He may be your brother but he botches every job he's 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 out
      5. en gives way
      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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