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Definitions of given

  1. Granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Disposed; inclined; - used with an adv.; as, virtuously given. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Bestowed; conferred; addicted. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. Inclined; addicted; usually with to; as, given to lying; stated; prearranged. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Giver. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Stated; fixed; as, in a given time. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. acknowledged as a supposition; "given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. p. p. & a. from Give, v. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. p. p. & a. from Give, v. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Habitually inclined. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Specified. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for given

  1. He was given time for that." – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  2. And must the whole thing be given up? – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
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