given

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

given

  1. past participle of give

Preposition[edit]

given

  1. Considering; taking into account.
    Given the current situation, I don't think that's possible.

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Noun[edit]

given ‎(plural givens)

  1. A condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation.

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Adjective[edit]

given ‎(comparative more given, superlative most given)

  1. Already arranged. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. Currently discussed. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. Particular, specific.
    No more than three people can be in that space at a given time.
  4. Assumed as fact or hypothesis.
    Given that we will get the resources, what do we want to achieve?
  5. (with to) Prone, disposed.
    He was given to taking a couple of glasses of port at his club.

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Most common English words before 1923: home · whose · words · #236: given · hands · turned · taken

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See give.

Adjective[edit]

given ‎(neuter givent, definite and plural givne)

  1. Without a doubt, undoubted.
  2. Common, typical.

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

past participle of ge.

Adjective[edit]

given

  1. given

Declension[edit]

Inflection of given
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular given
Neuter singular givet
Plural givna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 givne
All givna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Noun[edit]

given

  1. definite singular of giv

Verb[edit]

given

  1. past participle of ge.
  2. Obsolete plural form of ger, present tense of ge. 2nd person only.
  3. Obsolete plural form of ge, imperative of ge. 2nd person only.
    Tagen därför ifrån honom hans pund, och given det åt den som har de tio punden.
    Take therefore the talent from him, and give [it] unto him which hath ten talents. (Matthew 25:28)