give one's attention

give one's attention
index concern (care)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • give — [[t]gɪv[/t]] v. gave, giv•en, giv•ing, n. 1) to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation: to give a birthday present to someone[/ex] 2) to hand to someone: Give me that plate, please[/ex] 3) to place in someone s care: I gave the… …   From formal English to slang

  • Attention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Attention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 attention attention Sgm: N 1 mindfulness mindfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intentness intentness intentiveness Sgm: N 1 alertness alertness Sgm: N 1 thought …   English dictionary for students

  • attention — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Direction of the mind toward Nouns 1. attention, mindfulness, intentness, attentiveness, thought, thoughtfulness, advertence, attention to detail, care, special consideration; observance, observation,… …   English dictionary for students

  • attention — n. concentration notice 1) to attract, capture, catch, command, draw, get; hold, retain, rivet smb. s attention 2) to devote one s attention to; to focus one s attention on; to pay attention to 3) to bring smt. to smb. s attention 4) to distract …   Combinatory dictionary

  • give — give1 W1S1 [gıv] v past tense gave [geıv] past participle given [ˈgıvən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(present or money)¦ 2¦(put something in somebody s hand)¦ 3¦(let somebody do something)¦ 4¦(tell somebody something)¦ 5¦(make a movement/do an action)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • give — v. & n. v. (past gave; past part. given) 1 tr. (also absol.; often foll. by to) transfer the possession of freely; hand over as a present (gave them her old curtains; gives to cancer research). 2 tr. a transfer the ownership of with or without… …   Useful english dictionary

  • attention — n. & int. n. 1 the act or faculty of applying one s mind (give me your attention; attract his attention). 2 a consideration (give attention to the problem). b care (give special attention to your handwriting). 3 (in pl.) a ceremonious politeness… …   Useful english dictionary

  • give — give1 [ gıv ] (past tense gave [ geıv ] ; past participle giv|en [ gıvn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 provide someone with something ▸ 2 make someone owner of something ▸ 3 put medicine in someone ▸ 4 cause effect/experience ▸ 5 communicate ▸ 6 perform action …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • give — [c]/gɪv / (say giv) verb (gave, given, giving) –verb (t) 1. to deliver freely; bestow; hand over: to give someone a present. 2. to deliver to another in exchange for something; pay. 3. to pass over to: give me that book, please. 4. to grant… …   Australian English dictionary

  • give — I UK [ɡɪv] / US verb Word forms give : present tense I/you/we/they give he/she/it gives present participle giving past tense gave UK [ɡeɪv] / US past participle given UK [ˈɡɪv(ə)n] / US *** 1) [transitive] to put something in someone s hand, or… …   English dictionary

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