[verb] give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family" Synonyms: render, yield, return, generate
[verb] tell or deposit (information) knowledge; "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here" Synonyms: impart, leave, pass on
[verb] bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth" Synonyms: establish
[verb] leave with; give temporarily; "Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?"; "Can I give you the children for the weekend?"
[verb] emit or utter; "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp"
[verb] endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war" Synonyms: sacrifice
[verb] place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers" Synonyms: pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over
[verb] give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church" Synonyms: dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote
[verb] give (as medicine); "I gave him the drug"
[verb] give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose" Synonyms: apply
[verb] break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice" Synonyms: collapse, fall in, cave in, way, break, founder
[verb] estimate the duration or outcome of something; "He gave the patient three months to live"; "I gave him a very good chance at success"
[verb] execute and deliver; "Give bond"
[verb] deliver in exchange or recompense; "I'll give you three books for four CDs"
[verb] afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace" Synonyms: afford, open
[verb] present to view; "He gave the sign to start"
[verb] perform for an audience; "Pollini is giving another concert in New York"
[verb] be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give" Synonyms: yield
[verb] propose; "He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party"
[verb] legal use: accord by verdict; "give a decision for the plaintiff"
[verb] manifest or show; "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering"
[verb] offer in good faith; "He gave her his word"
[verb] submit for consideration, judgment, or use; "give one's opinion"; "give an excuse"
[verb] guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion; "You gave me to think that you agreed with me"
[verb] allow to have or take; "I give you two minutes to respond"
[verb] inflict as a punishment; "She gave the boy a good spanking"; "The judge gave me 10 years"
[verb] occur; "what gives?"
[verb] consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; "She gave herself to many men"
[verb] proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister"