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Definition of "giving" []

  • Affectionate and generous where one's feelings are concerned (adjective)
  • Present participle of give. (verb)

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  • Having the tendency to give; generous (adjective)
  • The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting. (noun)
  • A gift; a benefaction. (noun)
  • The act of softening, breaking, or yielding. (noun)

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Use "giving" in a sentence
  • "Neither could the reference have been to “giving” in the simple sense of that word; if they could pluck out their eyes there was no impossibility in merely _giving_ them to the apostle."
  • "And what does that child know or care, any more than if I was a common sister, that hadn't been giving up, and giving up, and _giving up_, ever since she was born? ""
  • "Now when I hear the term "giving is living," I no longer see it as a cliche."