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Definition of "gift" []

  • Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation. (noun)
  • The act, right, or power of giving. (noun)
  • A talent, endowment, aptitude, or inclination. (noun)
  • To present something as a gift to. (verb-transitive)
  • To endow with. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gift" in a sentence
  • ""Enjoy the gift of beauty with the deluxe fall gift* from Estée Lauder."
  • "I realize in religious celebration one may use the term gift as in 'a Sacrament in the Church is a gift, whether it is Anointing of the Sick or Reconciliation 'for those who believe in God."
  • "Renee, I simply do not think there is anything amiss with using the term gift when referring to the blessing of a baby."