Given vs. Giving

By Jaxson

  • Given (verb)

    inflection of give||past|part

  • Given (preposition)

    Considering; taking into account.

    “Given the current situation, I don’t think that’s possible.”

  • Given (noun)

    A condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation.

    “When evaluating this math problem, don’t forget to read the givens.”

  • Given (adjective)

    Already arranged. en

  • Given (adjective)

    Currently discussed. en

  • Given (adjective)

    Particular, specific.

    “No more than three people can be in that space at a given time.”

  • Given (adjective)

    Assumed as fact or hypothesis.

    “Given that we will get the resources, what do we want to achieve?”

  • Given (adjective)

    Prone, disposed.

    “He was given to taking a couple of glasses of port at his club.”

  • Giving (verb)

    present participle of give

    “”These bright surfaces are sprayed with a fine spray of ink, thus giving them an even surface.’ – First Usenet use via Google Groups, fa.human-nets, 6 May 1981 0359-EDT, Gary Feldman at CMU-10A”

  • Giving (adjective)

    having the tendency to give; generous

    “To become like Christ involves everything else: becoming a loving and giving person, having confidence enabling you to be vulnerable (psychologically and physically; Jesus did both), having the wisdom to see people’s needs and the desire to meet them. – net.flame – 26 Mar 1984 by Jeff Sargent”

  • Giving (noun)

    The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.

  • Giving (noun)

    A gift; a benefaction.

  • Giving (noun)

    The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.


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