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Meaning of GIVEN

Pronunciation:  'givun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an assumption that is taken for granted
  2. [adj]  acknowledged as a supposition; "given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"
  3. [adj]  having possession delivered or transferred without compensation

GIVEN is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: acknowledged, bestowed, conferred, donated, granted, precondition, presented, presumption, relinquished, surrendered
 Antonyms: taken
 See Also: assumption, supposal, supposition



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
p. p. & a. from {Give}, v.

1. (Math. & Logic) Granted; assumed; supposed to be known;
   set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise.

2. Disposed; inclined; -- used with an adv.; as, virtuously
   given. --Shak.

3. Stated; fixed; as, in a given time.

{Given name}, the Christian name, or name given by one's
   parents or guardians, as distinguished from the {surname},
   which is inherited. [Colloq.]

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