HyperDic: gift

English > 5 senses of the word gift:
NOUNpossessiongiftsomething acquired without compensation
cognitiongift, endowment, talent, natural endowmentnatural abilities or qualities
actgift, givingthe act of giving
VERBsocialgift, endow, indue, empower, invest, enduegive qualities or abilities to
possessiongift, give, presentgive as a present
gift > pronunciation
Soundsgih'ft
Rhymesadrift ... uplift: 18 rhymes with ihft...
English > gift: 5 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningSomething acquired without compensation.
Narroweraid, economic aid, financial aid, assistance, financial assistance, economic assistancemoney to support a worthy person or cause
bequest, legacy(law) a gift of personal property by will
bestowal, bestowmentA gift that is bestowed or conferred
bride pricemoney or property given (in some societies) by the bridegroom to the family of his bride
contribution, donationA voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
devise(law) a gift of real property by will
dowry, dowery, dower, portionmoney or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
enrichmentA gift that significantly increases the recipient's wealth
free lunchSomething acquired without effort or payment or obligation
freebie, freebeeSomething that is free (usually provided as part of a promotional scheme)
gift horseA gift (usually of inferior quality) that should be accepted uncritically
giveawayA gift of public land or resources for the private gain of a limited group
lagniappeA small gift (especially one given by a merchant to a customer who makes a purchase)
largess, largesseA gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence)
presentSomething presented as a gift
prize, awardSomething given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
BroaderacquisitionSomething acquired
Spanishdádiva, obsequio, presente, regalo
Catalanobsequi, present, regal
Verbsgiftgive as a present
giftgive qualities or abilities to
English > gift: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningnatural abilities or qualities.
Synonymsendowment, talent, natural endowment
Narrowerbent, knack, hangA special way of doing something
flair, geniusA natural talent
raw talentpowerfully impressive talent
Broadernatural abilityability that is inherited
Spanishdon, facultades, presente, talento
Catalanfacultats, talent
Verbsgiftgive qualities or abilities to
English > gift: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of giving.
Synonymgiving
Narroweraccordance, accordance of rightsThe act of granting rights
alms-giving, almsgivingmaking voluntary contributions to aid the poor
bestowal, bestowment, conferral, confermentThe act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
charityAn activity or gift that benefits the public at large
contribution, donationAct of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity / charity
endowmentThe act of endowing with a permanent source of income
oblation, offeringThe act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity / charity
Broadersharing, share-outA distribution in shares
Spanishobsequio, presente, regalo
Catalanobsequi, regal
Verbsgiftgive as a present
English > gift: 5 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningGive qualities or abilities to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymsendow, indue, empower, invest, endue
Narrowercoverinvest with a large or excessive amount of something
BroaderenableRender capable or able for some task
Spanishdotar, invertir, investir
Catalandotar, invertir, investir
Nounsgiftnatural abilities or qualities
giftsomething acquired without compensation
English > gift: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGive as a present; make a gift of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsgive, present
Narrowerbequeath, will, leaveLeave or give by will after one's death
distribute, give out, hand out, pass outGive to several people
donateGive to a charity / charity or good cause
endow, dowerFurnish with an endowment
give awaymake a gift of
grant, deed overtransfer by deed
raffle, raffle offdispose of in a lottery
regiftGive a present that one has received to someone else
render, submitmake over as a return
surrender, cede, deliver, give uprelinquish possession or control over
tenderoffer or present for acceptance
tip, fee, bungGive a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
treatProvide with a gift or entertainment
Spanishdar, dispensar, donar, entregar, obsequiar, presentar, propinar, regalar
Catalandispensar, donar, entregar, obsequiar, presentar, propinar, regalar
Nounsgiftthe act of giving
giftsomething acquired without compensation

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict