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Definition of "be given" []

  • Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "be given" in a sentence
  • "No better description of the position can be given than the statements of the objects of the Rationalist Press Association."
  • "If you succeed and help this ceremony of joining to go off without a hitch, if the null-field device is installed, and so on, I will be given a slap on the wrist by Starfleet for my actions, but lauded publicly as the savior of this world."
  • "Further proofs cannot be given here, and we must content ourselves with referring to the discussion in "Analecta hymnica", LIII, the results of which may be summed up in three sentences: (1) proses or sequences did not originate in St. Gall."