GIV

Part of speech: verb

To bestow gratuitously.

Part of speech: verb

To transfer as or for a price; hand over; deliver; administer; inflict; declare; pronounce.

Part of speech: verb

To concede; surrender; often with up.

Part of speech: verb

To yield as a product or result.

Part of speech: verb

To supply; impart.

Part of speech: verb

To convey gratuitously something valuable.

Part of speech: verb

To yield as through pressure; recede.

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Usage examples "giv":

  1. The other day I telled him he must giv the orders to the new Seckretary of War, but he kinder held back, and sed he didn't like tu take too much on his shoulders at onct. - "Letters of Major Jack Downing, of the Downingville Militia", Seba Smith.
  2. I continnered, warmin up considerable, " can't you giv Abe a minit's peace? - "The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 1", Charles Farrar Browne.
  3. Compeyson's wife, being used to him, giv him some liquor to get the horrors off, and by and by he quieted. - "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.