Home > Dictionary > A-Z Xitsonga - English

Nyika - Give

Nyika is a Xitsonga word meaning "Give" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of give
- Give n : the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length [syn: {spring}, {springiness}] v
- Cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"
- Be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information" [syn: {yield}, {afford}]
- Transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care" [ant: {take}]
- Convey or reveal information; "Give one's name"
- Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow; "Don't pay him any mind"; "give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"; "pay attention" [syn: {pay}]
- Organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course" [syn: {hold}, {throw}, {have}, {make}]
- Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look" [syn: {throw}]
- Give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?" [syn: {gift}, {present}]
- Bring about; "His two singles gave the team the victory" [syn: {bring about}, {yield}]
- Dedicate; "give thought to"; "give priority to"; "pay attention to" [syn: {pay}, {devote}]
- Give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family" [syn: {render}, {yield}, {return}, {generate}]
- Tell or deposit (information) knowledge; "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here" [syn: {impart}, {leave}, {pass on}]
- Bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth" [syn: {establish}]
- Leave with; give temporarily; "Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?"; "Can I give you the children for the weekend?"
- Emit or utter; "Give a gulp"; "give a yelp"
- Endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war" [syn: {sacrifice}]
- Place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers" [syn: {pass}, {hand}, {reach}, {pass on}, {turn over}]
- Give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church" [syn: {dedicate}, {consecrate}, {commit}, {devote}]
- Give (as medicine); "I gave him the drug"
- Give or convey physically; "She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose" [syn: {apply}]
- Bestow; "give hommage"; "render thanks" [syn: {render}]
- Bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights" [syn: {grant}]
- Move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd" [syn: {move over}, {give way}, {ease up}, {yield}]
- Give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat" [syn: {feed}] [ant: {starve}]
- Contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office" [syn: {contribute}, {chip in}, {kick in}]
- Break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice" [syn: {collapse}, {fall in}, {cave in}, {give way}, {break}, {founder}]
- Estimate the duration or outcome of something; "He gave the patient three months to live"; "I gave him a very good chance at success"
- Execute and deliver; "Give bond"
- Deliver in exchange or recompense; "I'll give you three books for four CDs" 30: afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace" [syn: {afford}, {open}] 3
- Present to view; "He gave the sign to start" 3
- Perform for an audience; "Pollini is giving another concert in New York" 3
- Be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give" [syn: {yield}] 3
- Propose; "He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party" 3
- Legal use: accord by verdict; "give a decision for the plaintiff" 3
- Manifest or show; "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering" 3
- Offer in good faith; "He gave her his word" 3
- Submit for consideration, judgment, or use; "give one's opinion"; "give an excuse" 3
- Guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion; "You gave me to think that you agreed with me" 40: allow to have or take; "I give you two minutes to respond" 4
- Inflict as a punishment; "She gave the boy a good spanking"; "The judge gave me 10 years" 4
- Occur; "what gives?" 4
- Consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; "She gave herself to many men" 4
- Proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister" [also: {given}, {gave}]
Item has never been edited.
Phrases - Va ala ku hi nyika mali — They don't want to give us money

Help improve quality
Main description
Email Address

Update will not reflect immediatly. We recommend you login