Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 784 (Giving)

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#784. Giving.-- N. giving &c. v.; bestowal, bestowment[obs], donation; presentation, presentment; accordance; concession; delivery, consignment, dispensation, communication, endowment; investment, investiture; award.

almsgiving[obs], charity, liberality, generosity.

[Thing given] gift, donation, present, cadeau[obs]; fairing; free gift, boon, favor, benefaction, grant, offering, oblation, sacrifice, immolation; lagniappe [U.S.], pilon [obs][U.S.].

grace, act of grace, bonus.

allowance, contribution, subscription, subsidy, tribute, subvention.

bequest, legacy, devise, will, dotation[obs], dot, appanage; voluntary settlement, voluntary conveyance &c. 783; amortization.

alms, largess, bounty, dole, sportule|, donative[obs], help, oblation, offertory, honorarium, gratuity, Peter pence, sportula[obs], Christmas box, Easter offering, vail[obs], douceur[Fr], drink money, pourboire, trinkgeld[Ger], bakshish[obs]; fee &c. (recompense) 973; consideration.

bribe, bait, ground bait; peace offering, handsel; boodle*, graft, grease*;blat[Russian].

giver, grantor &c. v.; donor, feoffer[obs], settlor.

V. deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of; hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over; assign dower.

present, give away, dispense, dispose of; give out, deal out, dole out, mete out, fork out, squeeze out.

pay &c. 807; render, impart, communicate.

concede, cede, yield, part with, shed, cast; spend &c. 809.

give, bestow, confer, grant, accord, award, assign.

intrust, consign, vest in.

make a present; allow, contribute, subscribe, furnish its quota.

invest, endow, settle upon; bequeath, leave, devise.

furnish, supply, help; administer to; afford, spare; accommodate with, indulge with, favor with; shower down upon; lavish, pour on, thrust upon.

tip, bribe; tickle the palm, grease the palm; offer &c. 763; sacrifice, immolate.

Adj. giving &c. v.; given &c. v.; allowed, allowable; concessional[obs]; communicable; charitable, eleemosynary, sportulary|, tributary; gratis &c. 815; donative[obs].

Phr. auctor pretiosa facit[Lat]; ex dono[Lat]; res est ingeniosa dare [Lat][Ovid].