given

[ giv-uh n ]
/ ˈgɪv ən /

verb

past participle of give.

adjective

noun

an established fact, condition, factor, etc.

Related forms

self-giv·en, adjectiveun·giv·en, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for given to

given

/ (ˈɡɪvən) /

verb

the past participle of give

adjective

noun

an assumed fact
philosophy the supposed raw data of experienceSee also sense datum
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Idioms and Phrases with given to

given to

Tending toward, inclined to, as in She was given to eating crackers in bed. [Late 1500s]


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