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English definition of “give”

give

verb [T] (OFFER)   /ɡɪv/ (present participle giving, past tense gave, past participle given)
to offer something of your own to another person or thing, or to allow something you own or control to be owned or used by another: We’re collecting for the Red Crossplease give what you can. We’re giving Helen a salad bowl/We’re giving a salad bowl to Helen as a wedding present. Give me back my book/Give my book back (= Return my book). Give her enough time (= Allow her to have enough time) to finish the exam.
(Definition of give verb (OFFER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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