giv|en

giv|en
giv|en «GIHV uhn», adjective, noun, verb.
–adj.
1. that has been stated; fixed; specified: »

You must finish the test at a given time.

2. having a fondness or habit; inclined; disposed: »

A braggart is given to boasting.

SYNONYM(S): addicted.
3. assigned as a basis of calculating, reasoning, etc.; assumed: »

The given radius being 4 ft., find the circumference.

4. executed, dated, and delivered: »

This document given under my hand, February 1, 1787.

–n.
something fixed or specified as a premise; a given fact: »

The need for organization, for a technical hierarchy…These are the “givens” of current civilization that cannot be dreamed, wished or shouted away (Time).

a)
the past participle of give: »

That book was given to me.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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