Spanish translation of “give”
give 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 › stated
The computer will execute the command at the given time. › (with to) in the habit of (doing) something
He’s given to making stupid remarks. › taking (something) as a fact
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.
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
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
y daca, concesiones mutuas
más o menos
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
The train strike gave rise to a large number of problems for commuters. give up › to stop, abandon
I must give up smoking They gave up the search. › to stop using etc
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.
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
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
I have no intention of giving way to demands like that.