Die Übersetzung von "give" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /ɡiv/ (past tense gave /ɡeiv/, past participle given)

to cause to have

My aunt gave me a book for Christmas
Can you give me an opinion on this?

to produce (something)

Cows give milk, but horses do not
He gave a talk on his travels.

to yield, bend, break etc

This lock looks solid, but it will give under pressure.

to organize (some event etc)

We’re giving a party next week.
given adjective


The computer will execute the command at the given time.

(with to) in the habit of (doing) something

enclin à
He’s given to making stupid remarks.

taking (something) as a fact

étant donné
Given that x equals three, x plus two equals five.
given name

(American) a personal or christian name.

give and take

willingness to allow someone something in return for being allowed something oneself.

concessions mutuelles
In every relationship there has to be a certain amount of give and take.
give away

to give etc (something) to someone (eg because one no longer wants it)

I’m going to give all my old clothes away to charity.

to cause or allow (information etc) to become known usually accidentally

He gave away our hiding-place (noun give-away: the lingering smell was a give-away).
give back

to return something

She gave me back the book that she had borrowed last week.
give in

to stop fighting and admit defeat; to yield

se rendre
The soldiers were outnumbered and gave in to the enemy.

to hand or bring (something) to someone (often a person in authority)

Do we have to give in our books at the end of the lesson?
give off

to produce

That fire is giving off a lot of smoke.
give or take

allowing for the addition or subtraction of

plus ou moins
I weigh sixty-five kilos, give or take a little (= approximately sixty-five kilos).
give out

to give, usually to several people

The headmaster’s wife gave out the school prizes.

to come to an end

My patience gave out.

to produce

The fire gave out a lot of heat.
give rise to

to cause

donner lieu (à)
The train strike gave rise to a large number of problems for commuters.
give up

to stop, abandon

cesser (de)
I must give up smoking
They gave up the search.

to stop using etc

renoncer à
You’ll have to give up cigarettes
I won’t give up all my hobbies for you.

to hand over (eg oneself or something that one has) to someone else.

(se) rendre, (se) livrer
He was eventually persuaded to give up the stolen jewels.

to devote (time etc) to doing something

He gave up all his time to gardening.

(often with asor for) to consider (a person, thing etc) to be

considérer comme
You took so long to arrive that we had almost given you up (for lost).
give way

to stop in order to allow eg traffic to pass

Give way to traffic coming from the right.

to break, collapse etc under pressure

The bridge will give way any day now.

to agree against one’s will

céder (à)
I have no intention of giving way to demands like that.

(Die Übersetzung von "give" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)