giving

Primary Meanings of giving

1.
nadj
the act of giving
given or giving freely
2.
n
the imparting of news or promises etc.
Full Definitions of giving
1

n the act of giving

Synonyms:
gift
Types:
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oblation, offering
the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity
bestowal, bestowment, conferment, conferral
the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
accordance, accordance of rights
the act of granting rights
endowment
the act of endowing with a permanent source of income
charity
an activity or gift that benefits the public at large
contribution, donation
act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
alms-giving, almsgiving
making voluntary contributions to aid the poor
subscription
a pledged contribution
alms
money or goods contributed to the poor
handout
giving money or food or clothing to a needy person
zakat
the fourth pillar of Islam is almsgiving as an act of worship
Type of:
share-out, sharing
a distribution in shares

n disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return

“the alumni followed a program of annual giving
Type of:
disposal, disposition
the act or means of getting rid of something

adj given or giving freely

“Saturday's child is loving and giving
Synonyms:
big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, liberal, openhanded
generous
willing to give and share unstintingly
2

n 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”
Type of:
conveyance, impartation, imparting
the transmission of information

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