V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

IV. POSSESSIVE RELATIONS

2. Transfer of Property
Giving.

[Antonyms: receiving.]

[Nouns] giving; bestowal, bestowment, donation; presentation, presentment; accordance; concession; delivery, consignment, dispensation, communication, endowment; investment, investiture; award.

almsgiving, charity, liberality, generosity.

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

grace, act of grace, bonus.

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

bequest, legacy, devise, will, dotation, dot, appanage; voluntary settlement, voluntary conveyance [more]; amortization.

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

bribe, bait, ground bait; peace offering, handsel; boodle, graft, grease.

giver, grantor; donor, feoffer, settlor.

[Verbs] 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 [more]; render, impart, communicate.

concede, cede, yield, part with, shed, cast; spend [more].

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 [more]; sacrifice, immolate.

[Adjectives] giving; given; allowed, allowable; concessional; communicable; charitable, eleemosynary, sportulary, tributary; gratis [more]; donative.

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

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