- give what for,
- given name,
- given to,
- givenchy, hubert de,
Examples from the Web for givens
“His tone of voice, too, was audibly less forceful than it normally is,” Givens continued.Christie’s Body Language Suggests He Didn’t Believe What He Said|Lloyd Grove|January 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the negotiators on both sides understand these givens, and they are more or less ready for them.Iranian Bombs and Black Swans in the Nuclear Negotiations|Christopher Dickey|December 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Givens was sitting in her car with a figure with “flowing blonde hair.”
After his divorce from Givens, Tyson continued to see her from time to time.
For Givens, a return to Harlan County is a return to everything he fought hard to get away from.Justified: Talking to Timothy Olyphant and Walton Goggins|Allen Barra|April 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Well, Mr. Givens, we surely appreciate your cooperation in coming down here.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Givens gently patted one of the formidable paws that could have killed a yearling calf with one blow.
"The old rascal ran away from camp yesterday," answered Givens readily.
Givens and Link were in the dugout, and presently they would return to the cabin.The Trail Horde|Charles Alden Seltzer
"Me, I is done quit foolin' wid ole ice waggins," he announced airily after Mr. Givens had given him his time.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
past participle adjective, late 14c., "allotted, predestined," from give; also with a noun sense of "fate," reflecting an important concept in pagan Germanic ideology (Old English had giefeðe in this sense). The modern sense of "what is given, known facts" is from 1879. Given name (1827) so called because given at baptism.