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Translation of "give" - English-Spanish dictionary

give

verb /ɡiv/ ( past tense gave /ɡeiv/, past participle given)
to cause to have dar, regalar My aunt gave me a book for Christmas Can you give me an opinion on this? to produce (something) dar Cows give milk, but horses do not He gave a talk on his travels. to yield, bend, break etc ceder, dar de sí This lock looks solid, but it will give under pressure. to organize (some event etc) dar, celebrar, organizar We’re giving a party next week. given adjective stated dado The computer will execute the command at the given time. (with to) in the habit of (doing) something dado a, propenso a He’s given to making stupid remarks. taking (something) as a fact dado, considerando, teniendo en cuenta Given that x equals three, x plus two equals five. given name noun (American) a personal or Christian name. nombre de pila give and take willingness to allow someone something in return for being allowed something oneself toma y daca, concesiones mutuas In every relationship there has to be a certain amount of give and take. give away phrasal verb to give etc (something) to someone (eg because one no longer wants it) dar, regalar; deshacerse de I’m going to give all my old clothes away to charity. to cause or allow (information etc ) to become known usually accidentally revelar, descubrir, dejar escapar He gave away our hiding-place (noun give-away) the lingering smell was a give-away. give back phrasal verb to return something devolver She gave me back the book that she had borrowed last week. give in phrasal verb to stop fighting and admit defeat; to yield rendirse The soldiers were outnumbered and gave in to the enemy. to hand or bring (something) to someone (often a person in authority) entregar Do we have to give in our books at the end of the lesson? give off phrasal verb to produce emitir, soltar, producir That fire is giving off a lot of smoke. give or take allowing for the addition or subtraction of más o menos I weigh sixty-five kilos, give or take a little (= approximately sixty-five kilos). give out phrasal verb to give, usually to several people repartir, distribuir The headmaster’s wife gave out the school prizes. to come to an end terminar, llegar al límite My patience gave out. to produce producir, causar, emitir The fire gave out a lot of heat. give rise to to cause dar lugar, provocar, causar The train strike gave rise to a large number of problems for commuters. give up phrasal verb to stop, abandon dejar de, abandonar; rendirse They gave up the search. to stop using etc renunciar a, desistir 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 ceder, renunciar a, sacrificar He was eventually persuaded to give up the stolen jewels. to devote (time etc) to doing something sacrificar, consagrar, dedicar He gave up all his time to gardening. (often with asor for) to consider (a person, thing etc) to be dar por 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 ceder el paso Give way to traffic coming from the right. to break, collapse etc under pressure ceder The bridge will give way any day now. to agree against one’s will ceder ante I have no intention of giving way to demands like that.
(Definition of give from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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