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giv·en

 (gĭv′ən)
v.
Past participle of give.
adj.
1.
a. Specified; fixed: We will meet at a given time and location.
b. Granted as a supposition; acknowledged or assumed: Given the condition of the engine, it is a wonder that it even starts.
2. Having a tendency; inclined: My neighbor is given to lavish spending.
3. Bestowed as a gift; presented.
n.
Something assumed or taken for granted: "It's a given that the writer of short stories will be keeping his day job" (Donald E. Westlake).

given

(ˈɡɪvən)
vb
the past participle of give
adj
1. (foll by: to) tending (to); inclined or addicted (to)
2. specific or previously stated
3. assumed as a premise
4. (Mathematics) maths known or determined independently: a given volume.
5. (Law) (on official documents) issued or executed, as on a stated date
n
6. an assumed fact
7. (Philosophy) philosophy the supposed raw data of experience. See also sense datum

giv•en

(ˈgɪv ən)

v.
1. pp. of give.
adj.
2. stated, fixed, or specified: at a given time.
3. inclined; disposed; prone (often fol. by to): given to making snide remarks.
4. bestowed as a gift; conferred.
5. assigned as a basis of calculation or reasoning: a given diameter.
6. (on official documents) executed and delivered as of the date shown.
prep.
7. taking into account some fact, condition, factor, etc.; considering: Given how hard the test was, I'm not surprised she failed.
n.
8. an established fact, condition, factor, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.given - an assumption that is taken for granted
supposal, supposition, assumption - a hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is built upon certain assumptions"
Adj.1.given - acknowledged as a supposition; "given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"
acknowledged - recognized or made known or admitted; "the acknowledged leader of the community"; "a woman of acknowledged accomplishments"; "his acknowledged error"
2.given - (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"
inclined - (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency; "wasn't inclined to believe the excuse"; "inclined to be moody"

given

adjective
1. specified, particular, specific, designated, stated, predetermined the number of accidents at this spot in a given period
2. inclined, addicted, disposed, prone, liable I am not very given to emotional displays.

given

adjective
Having or showing a tendency or likelihood:
Translations
مُعَيَّنمُفْتَرضين أنميّال إلى، مولَع ب، مُدْمِن على
danýje-li dánolibovat si vnáchylný kstanovený
bestemtforudsatgivethave for vane
adottmegadott
aî gefnuákveîinn, tiltekinngefinn fyrir
ak je dané
givengivet
belirtilmişeğimliisemeyyalsaptanmış

given

[ˈgɪvn]
A. PP of give
B. ADJ
1. (= fixed) [time, amount] → determinado
on a given dayen un día determinado
at any given timeen cualquier momento dado
2. to be given to doing sthser dado a hacer algo
C. CONJ given (that)dado que ...
given the circumstancesdadas las circunstancias ...
given time, it would be possiblecon el tiempo, sería posible
E. CPD given name N (esp US) → nombre m de pila

given

[ˈgɪvən]
pp of give
adj
(= particular) → donné(e)
at any given time → à quelque moment que ce soit
(= fixed) [date, criteria] → donné(e), déterminé(e)
At the given moment we all clapped → Nous avons tous applaudi au moment convenu.
within the given time → dans les temps impartis
prep (= in view of) → étant donné
given the circumstances ... → étant donné les circonstances ..., vu les circonstances ...
conj
given that ... → étant donné que ...given name n (= first name) → prénom m

given

ptp of give
adj
(with indef art) → bestimmt; (with def art) → angegeben; in a given periodin einem bestimmten Zeitraum; within the given periodim angegebenen Zeitraum
given name (esp US) → Vorname m
(= having inclination) to be given to somethingzu etw neigen; I’m given to doing thatich tue das gern; I’m not given to doing thates ist nicht meine Art, das zu tun; I’m not given to drinking on my ownich habe nicht die Angewohnheit, allein zu trinken
conj given something (= with)vorausgesetzt, man/er etc hat etw, wenn man/er etc etw hat; (= in view of)angesichts einer Sache (gen); given that he … (= in view of the fact)angesichts der Tatsache, dass er …; (= assuming)vorausgesetzt or angenommen, (dass) er …; given time, we can do itvorausgesetzt, wir haben genug Zeit or wenn wir genug Zeit haben, können wir es schaffen; given the chance, I would …wenn ich die Gelegenheit hätte, würde ich …; given these circumstances/conditionsunter diesen Umständen/Voraussetzungen; given these premises you can work out the answeranhand dieser Voraussetzungen kannst du die Lösung finden; given the triangle ABC (Math) → gegeben ist or sei das Dreieck ABC

given

[ˈgɪvn]
1. pp of give
2. adj
a. (fixed, time, amount) → dato/a, determinato/a
b. to be given to doing sthessere incline or propenso/a a fare qc
3. conj given (that) ...ammesso che..., supposto che...
given the circumstances ... → date le circosanze...
given time, it would be possible → se ci fosse tempo, sarebbe possibile

give

(giv) past tense gave (geiv) : past participle ˈgiven verb
1. to cause to have. My aunt gave me a book for Christmas; Can you give me an opinion on this?
2. to produce (something). Cows give milk but horses do not; He gave a talk on his travels.
3. to yield, bend, break etc. This lock looks solid, but it will give under pressure.
4. to organize (some event etc). We're giving a party next week.
noun
the ability to yield or bend under pressure. This chair has a lot of give in it.
ˈgiven adjective
1. stated. to do a job at a given time.
2. (with to) in the habit of (doing) something. He's given to making stupid remarks.
3. 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.
give away
1. to give etc (something) to someone (eg because one no longer wants it). I'm going to give all my money away.
2. to cause or allow (information etc) to become known usually accidentally. He gave away our hiding-place (noun ˈgive-away: the lingering smell was a give-away).
give back
to return something. She gave me back the book that she borrowed last week.
give in
1. to stop fighting and admit defeat; to yield. The soldiers were outnumbered and gave in to the enemy.
2. 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. I weigh sixty-five kilos, give or take a little (= approximately sixty-five kilos).
give out
1. to give, usually to several people. The headmaster's wife gave out the school prizes.
2. to come to an end. My patience gave out.
3. to produce. The fire gave out a lot of heat.
give rise to
to cause. This gives rise to a large number of problems.
give up
1. to stop, abandon. I must give up smoking; They gave up the search.
2. to stop using etc. You'll have to give up cigarettes; I won't give up all my hobbies for you.
3. to hand over (eg oneself or something that one has) to someone else.
4. to devote (time etc) to doing something. He gave up all his time to gardening.
5. (often with as or 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
1. to stop in order to allow eg traffic to pass. Give way to traffic coming from the right.
2. to break, collapse etc under pressure. The bridge will give way any day now.
3. to agree against one's will. I have no intention of giving way to demands like that.
References in classic literature ?
I could not understand much of what they said, but I found they thought, if I had gone on as the master wanted me, most likely the bridge would have given way under us, and horse, chaise, master, and man would have fallen into the river; and as the current was flowing very strongly, and there was no light and no help at hand, it was more than likely we should all have been drowned.
Colonel Brandon has given the living of Delaford to Edward.
On that occasion, and again on this, she has given me no cause to complain of her.
Thus, gentle reader, I have given thee a faithful history of my travels for sixteen years and above seven months: wherein I have not been so studious of ornament as of truth.
I know how very liable we are to delusion in what relates to ourselves, and also how much the judgments of our friends are to be suspected when given in our favor.
The more attentively I consider and investigate the reasons which appear to have given birth to this opinion, the more I become convinced that they are cogent and conclusive.
Morrel descended and came forth to meet it, followed by the soldiers and sailors there assembled, to whom he had repeated the promise already given, that Dantes should be the successor to the late Captain Leclere.
The present chapter has given greater offence than any other
Notice having been given of his intention [of instructing the Indians], Mr.
It has been given me to help, to comfort, and strengthen the little flock there and to call in many wanderers; and my soul is filled with these things from my rising up till my lying down.
Our loves are not given, but only lent, At compound interest of cent per cent.
This time it was not the king that smiled; it was the young lady presented, because, for the first time in her life, she heard, given to her by Madame, who generally showed no tendency to spoil her, such an honorable qualification.