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English definition of “give”


verb [T] (PRODUCE)   /ɡɪv/ (present participle giving, past tense gave, past participle given)
to produce or cause something: He gave me a hard push . Give me a phone call when you get home . The president is giving a speech tonight . The fresh air gave us an appetite (= made us hungry ). We’re giving a birthday party for Kareem. He gave me the impression (= He made me think ) that the deal would go through. This car has given (= caused ) me lots of trouble ever since I got it.
(Definition of give verb (PRODUCE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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