Definitions of Gives

  1. Fetters or shackles for the feet.

Usage examples for Gives

  1. What gives now, man? – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  2. Dost thou rise against him who gives thee his bread?" – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  3. Daisy being my charge as well as yours, gives me a right. – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  4. My husband had his fancies about it, too, but he gave it all up when he married me; marriage always gives a man common sense,- marriage and business. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  5. It gives one a curious feeling, doesn't it, to learn that dead people, or people who are as good as dead, have had their lives? – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  6. The Lord gives the word. – Memories of Bethany by John Ross Macduff
  7. There's life and wealth and all that it gives waiting for me at home! – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  8. And this message gives a clear enough idea of where their camp is, too. – The High School Boys' Fishing Trip by H. Irving Hancock
  9. Christ gives us the light. – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  10. So he gives the diamonds back to the lady. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  11. But if your father gives me leave? – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  12. Don't you believe it; my father is fond of you- much more than he ever gives you reason to believe. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  13. It is that which gives me the hope I have. – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  14. He gives you no trouble, I hope? – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  15. Then very gently, she said, " And when Nannie gives it to you, what will you do with it?" – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  16. As for me, it gives me much sorrow not to love her any more. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  17. It gives you away." – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  18. He always gives me something to think about. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  19. What difference then beween a money- taking Mistress and her that gives her Love? – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn