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noun 
  1. (uncountable) The amount of bending that something undergoes when a force is applied to it.
This chair doesn't have much give.
verb (gives, giving, gave, given)
  1. (ditransitive) To transfer the possession or holding of (something to someone or something else).
  2. (intransitive) To bend slightly when a force is applied.
  3. (ditransitive) To estimate or predict (a duration or probability for something).
I it ten minutes before he gives up.
I it a 95% chance of success.
I'll give their marriage six months.''
Etymology: giefan


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