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English noun: gift

1. gift (possession) something acquired without compensation


Broader (hypernym)acquisition


Narrower (hyponym)aid, award, bequest, bestowal, bestowment, bride price, contribution, devise, donation, dower, dowery, dowry, economic aid, enrichment, financial aid, free lunch, freebee, freebie, gift horse, giveaway, lagniappe, largess, largesse, legacy, portion, present, prize

2. gift (cognition) natural abilities or qualities


Synonymsendowment, natural endowment, talent


Broader (hypernym)natural ability


Narrower (hyponym)bent, flair, genius, hang, knack, raw talent

3. gift (act) the act of giving


Synonymsgiving


Broader (hypernym)share-out, sharing


Narrower (hyponym)accordance, accordance of rights, alms-giving, almsgiving, bestowal, bestowment, charity, conferment, conferral, contribution, donation, endowment, oblation, offering


English verb: gift

1. gift (social) give qualities or abilities to


Synonymsempower, endow, endue, indue, invest


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody with something


Broader (hypernym)enable


Narrower (hyponym)cover

2. gift (possession) give as a present; make a gift of


SamplesWhat will you give her for her birthday?.


Synonymsgive, present


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Narrower (hyponym)bequeath, bung, cede, deed over, deliver, distribute, donate, dower, endow, fee, give away, give out, give up, grant, hand out, leave, pass out, raffle, raffle off, render, submit, surrender, tender, tip, treat, will









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