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Definition of Given

  • p. p. & a. from Give v.
  • Granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise.
  • Disposed; inclined; -- used with an adv.; as, virtuously given.
  • Stated; fixed; as, in a given time.
  • an assumption that is taken for granted

How to use given in a sentence. Given pronunciation.

He knew that the blow he had given then was inevitable, and he had never felt real repentance.
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Thinking of that blow, he saw its sequel in the blow he had given now.
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As a woman swims in a fountain, so shall I bathe in sweat for thee, who hath given with one hand and hath never taken with the other.
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They would but count it mercy of Kaid that he was not given to the serpents of the Nile.
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The girl David saved had told him her own name, and had given him the name of the hotel at which she was staying.
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And having given all save their lives, these lives they must now give under the whip and the chain and the sword.
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The laying down of his life had never been presented to him; and yet, now that his conscience was his only judge, and it condemned him, he would gladly have given his life to pay the price of blood.
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He had given his word to the woman, and he would keep it.
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I am given to my appointed task; I am set on a road of life in which there is no looking back.
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Soon I shall go into the desert upon a mission to the cities of the South, to Dongola, Khartoum, and Darfur and beyond; for there is trouble yonder, and war is near, unless it is given to me to bring peace.
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A secret like that of David and Hylda will do in a day what a score of years could not accomplish, will insinuate confidences which might never be given to the nearest or dearest.
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I have given orders and they have not been fulfilled-Nahoum.
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If there be a trial and sentence is given, the truth concerning the army must appear.
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It was not a half-hour since he had given the word to strike at midnight, to surround the Palace, and to seize the Prince Pasha.
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Suddenly the thought flashed into his mind that his challenger would not have thrust himself into danger, given himself to the mouth of the Pit, if violence were intended.
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When his chief eunuch accused her of a guilty love, he had given her paramour and herself to that awful death.
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With it came the voice that called him in the night, the voice of a woman-of the wife he had given to the lions for a crime against him which she did not commit, which had haunted him all the years.
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As the one great passion went out like smoke, the woman he loved, whom he had given to the lions, the memory of her, some haunting part of her, possessed him, overcame him.
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It was the voice of Zaida, who, preying upon his superstitious mind-she knew the hallucination which possessed him concerning her he had cast to the lions-and having given the terrible secret to Kaid, whom she had ever loved, would still save Harrik from the sure vengeance which must fall upon him.
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But neither to sheikh nor to villager was it given to find the man.
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Examples of Given

Example #1
Thinking of that blow, he saw its sequel in the blow he had given now.
Example #2
He knew that if again and yet again he were placed in the same position he would do even as he had done-even as he had done with the man Kimber by the Fox and Goose tavern beyond Hamley.
Example #3
Thus was that day linked with the present, thus had a blow struck in punishment of the wrong done the woman at the crossroads been repeated in the wrong done the girl who had just left him.
Example #4
He knew that the blow he had given then was inevitable, and he had never felt real repentance.
Example #5
Behold, I build my nest in thy sails, excellency.
Example #6
To an European it would have seemed a shameless mockery to have wished joy to this lean, hateful dweller in the between-worlds; to Nahoum it was part of a life which was all ritual and intrigue, gabbling superstition and innate fatalism, decorated falsehood and a brave philosophy.