Definitions of Gave

  1. imp. of Give.
  2. of Give
  3. Past tense of the irregular verb give.
  4. Pa. t. of GIVE.
  5. Of to give.
  6. Imp. of GIVE, v.
  7. Of give, which see.
  8. Did give.

Quotes of Gave

  1. With a group of bankers I always had the feeling that success was measured by the extent one gave nothing away. – Francis Aungier
  2. The message that I gave on the- on the steps today was that you need to stand for those things that are right and empower the individual. Believe in the power of one person. Don't believe that you can't do it. Everybody wants- everybody wants a shot. That we can all agree on. Beyond that, it becomes politics. I'm not talking politics. – Glenn Beck
  3. Someone gave me a New Testament. I had never before read it systematically. Some parts made sense, some parts shocked me. – Lionel Blue
  4. Apollo 13, as you may remember, gave us a reactor that is bubbling away right now somewhere in the Pacific. It's supposed to be bubbling away on the moon, but it's in the Pacific Ocean instead. – David R. Brower
  5. It was the rainbow gave thee birth, and left thee all her lovely hues. – W. H. Davies
  6. President Kennedy understood the importance of equal pay for equal work and signed historic legislation that gave women around the country hope that one day their wages would be on par with that of their male counterparts. – Rosa DeLauro
  7. God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met. – Farrah Fawcett
  8. You had to decompress the pressure before the race. I taught my heart to relax. I lay down before the race. It gave me more energy just before the race. – Emerson Fittipaldi
  9. I already gave my best. I have no regrets at all. – William Hung
  10. Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name. – Harriet Ann Jacobs
  11. I am not trying to change the world. I am just offering my gift that God gave me, and if somebody is moved by it, that's beautiful. – Lenny Kravitz
  12. Working on my own gave me a chance to take my time and experiment a lot. – Ziggy Marley
  13. Don't compare me to Babe Ruth. God gave me the opportunity and the ability to be here at the right time, at the right moment, just like he gave Babe Ruth when he was playing. I just hope I can keep doing what I've been doing- keep taking care of business. – Sammy Sosa
  14. All of us gave it all we've got, overcame a whole lot just being on the show and learned a lot about ourselves. We're just normal people trying to do what we love and follow our dreams. – Carrie Underwood
  15. After Zorro, people spoke Spanish to me for ages. I'm Welsh but that movie instantly gave me a new ethnicity. – Catherine Zeta-Jones

Usage examples for Gave

  1. That gave me hope. – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  2. He by no means gave her up. – The Emancipation of Massachusetts by Brooks Adams
  3. For my part I gave it up. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  4. The doctor gave me a bad half- hour. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  5. Who do you think gave Gammire to Aunt Julia? – Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington
  6. The Boy gave her up. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  7. But they gave it up at last. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  8. Then he told the king how he gave him the lie, when he told him he would be there before him. –  by
  9. Later in the evening the men gave a show, which they had arranged themselves. – Average Americans by Theodore Roosevelt
  10. I wouldn't tell him who gave them to me. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  11. " Well, 'Melia," he said; and she gave him her hand. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  12. The one what gave his name as Diamond. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  13. I gave him Rs. – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  14. But to this she hardly gave a thought. – Petticoat Rule by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  15. I gave up that right to- night. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  16. You're too good- for what it gave you. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  17. Here's where I gave up. – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  18. You gave him the right answer. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  19. Mr. Larkins saw them, says he: " I gave them Mr. Larkins." – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  20. " I gave you what you wanted," he said. – The Lost Warship by Robert Moore Williams

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