give vt gave, giv·en, giv·ing1 a: to make a gift ofb: to grant or bestow by formal actionthe law give s citizens the right to vote2 a: to transfer from one's authority or custodythe sheriff gave the prisoner to the wardenb: to execute and deliverall officers must give bondc: to communicate or impart to anotherfailed to give adequate noticed: to offer or submit for the consideration of anothergive testimony in court3: to yield possession of by way of exchangewill give top dollar for your used car4 a: to impose as punishmentb: to award by formal verdictjudgment was given against the plaintiffgiv·er n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accord, adminster, afford, allot, assign, award, bequeath, bestow, cede, commit, concede, confer, consign, contribute, deal, deed, deliver, devise, devote, dispense, dispose of, distribute, donate, endow, entrust, equip, furnish, impart, indulge, leave, make a gift, make a presentation, pass, present, prodere, proffer, provide, remit, submit, supply, surrender, transfer, transmit, turn over, vouchsafe, will
associated concepts: bequeath, convey, deliver, devise, dispose, give judgment, give notice
- Praesentare nihil aliud est quam praesto dare — sen- offere. — To present is no more than to give or offer forthwithII (yield) verb abate, become flexible, become less rigid, become pliant, collapse, compromise, concede, crumble, cieponere, ease, loosen, retreat, sag, soften, surrender III index adduce, administer (tender), allow (authorize), ascribe, attorn, bear (yield), bequeath, bestow, cede, confer (give), contribute (supply), convey (transfer), dedicate, delegate, descend, devise (give), devolve, disburse (distribute), dole, endow, endue, extend (offer), fund, furnish, grant (concede), grant (transfer formally), lend, loan, mete, pander, present (make a gift), proffer, provide (supply), relax, relent, render (administer), render (deliver), replenish, send, spend, subsidize, supply, tender, transmit, yield (produce a return)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v. To make a gift; to transfer property to another without payment; to grant something to another.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.