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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
gift (noun)
1.
a notable capacity, talent, or endowment
2.
something voluntarily transferred by one person to another without compensation
3.
the act, right, or power of giving
gift (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to endow with some power, quality, or attribute
2.
- present gifted her with flowers
GIFT (abbreviation)
gamete intrafallopian transfer; gamete intrafallopian tube transfer
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
gift (noun)
1.
something given to someone without expectation of a return
SYNONIMS:
bestowal, comp, donation, donative, fairing, freebie ( freebee), giveaway, handsel, lagniappe, largesse ( largess), present, presentation
RELATED WORDS:
alms, benefaction, beneficence, benevolence, charity, contribution, dole, handout, oblation, offering, philanthropy, tithe; box [], care package, foy []; grant, subsidy; remembrance, tribute, valentine; bonus, boon, windfall; courtesy, favor, generosity, sacrifice; gratuity, propine [], tip; award, prize, reward; dowry; bequest, legacy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
advance, loan; bribe, douceur, peace offering, sop
gift (noun)
2.
a special and usually inborn ability
SYNONIMS:
aptitude, bent, endowment, faculty, flair, genius, gift, head, knack
RELATED WORDS:
affinity, bias, disposition, habitude, impulse, inclination, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn; ear, eye, mind, nose; feel, hang, instinct, touch, way; capability, competence, facility, proficiency, skill; capacity, potential, power; forte, specialism, speciality, specialty
NEAR ANTONYMS:
disability, handicap, inability, incapacity; shortcoming, weakness
gift (verb)
to furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute
SYNONIMS:
bless, endue ( indue), favor, gift, invest
RELATED WORDS:
equip, provide, supply; bestow (on upon), clothe, confer (on), cover; accord, award, grant; empower, enable, enhance, enrich, heighten; bequeath, will
NEAR ANTONYMS:
dispossess, divest, strip; deplete, drain, exhaust; skimp, stint
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