Gift Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Gift

(Military) The position of a soldier in presenting arms.
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Generous giving, as from a patron
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The definition of a grant is something given for a particular purpose.
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(Uncountable) Consent or agreement in spite of fact; indulgence.
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The definition of a souvenir is something you keep to remind you of a trip or other event.
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A gift or grant.
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The act of bestowing
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A decision, as by a judge or arbitrator
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Something that one keeps because of the memories it calls to mind.
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A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
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A voluntary giving of money or other help to those in need
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Anything known by sense perception rather than by description; percept
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A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
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A reward, premium, or allowance, esp. one given by a government for killing certain harmful animals, raising certain crops, etc.
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(Ecclesiastical law) A benefice conferred on a person by the founder or patron, without either presentation or institution by the ordinary, or induction by his orders.
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A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
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The definition of a benefit is something that will provide an advantage for others, something you may receive as compensation from an insurance company or an event to raise money for a worthwhile cause.
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(Business, ethics) In the Middle East, southwest Asia and Eastern Europe, a bribe or tip paid to speed up services.
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A sheet or sheets of paper containing topical information, distributed to people attending a speech, lecture, or meeting.
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The maximum amount that can be held
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Suggestive of doing good; agreeable:
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A gift given out of generosity.
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A percolator, particularly of coffee.
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A desire to help mankind, esp. as shown by gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions; benevolence
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(Archaic) Aspect or appearance.
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(Mining) A certain proportion of the mined ore, or of its value, given to the miner as payment.
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A keepsake.
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The definition of gratuity is a sum of money given to someone who provides service or a favor as a way to show graciousness or thankfulness.
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A government grant to a private enterprise considered of benefit to the public
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Something given
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Something given
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The definition of a tip is secret information or advice given to be helpful.
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Money, food, clothes, etc. given to poor people
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A person's inheritance; an amount of property given by will.
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A preparatory arrangement or measure taken in advance for meeting some future need
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(Chiefly South) A small present given to a customer with a purchase
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A contribution given at a religious service.
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A small or barely sufficient allowance of money
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Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.
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Compensation for services that do not have a predetermined value.
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A special levy or tax
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A formal agreement to receive and pay for a periodical, books, theater tickets, etc. for a specified period of time
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Relief is support or aid given to a nation or people in a time of need.
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A tax of one penny per household paid in medieval England to the Papal See.
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A talent or natural ability for something:
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(Law) money or property bequeathed to someone in a will
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A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
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Allowance is defined as a specific amount of something available for use.
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An act of charity; almsgiving.
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One of the principal parts of the Eucharistic liturgy at which bread and wine are offered to God by the celebrant.
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Remittance is defined as money that is sent to pay for something.
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The foremost or leading position:
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(Now Rare) To put on (a garment)
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To endow with some attribute
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Resulting in benefit
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The definition of complimentary is something that is free or included in a larger cost.
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The act of transmitting or giving real property by will.
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The act of endowing, or bestowing a marriage portion on a woman.
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A gratuity or bribe
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The definition of a perquisite is a special privilege of your position or status, or a tip or gratuity.
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Something given in return for good or, sometimes, evil, or for service or merit
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(Sports) The act or an instance of losing possession of the ball or puck to the opposing team, as by a misdirected pass.
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A talent or ability that has potential for development or use:
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A framework transverse to the length of a structure, for supporting lateral as well as vertical loads
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Importance, claim to notice, regard.
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The first use or specimen of anything, regarded as a token of what is to follow
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A natural ability or talent
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Suitability; the quality of being apt or suitable
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(Roman mythology) The guardian spirit of a place or person.
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A natural or acquired tendency, aptitude, or talent; bent; knack; gift
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After Matthew 25, above: A marked natural ability or skill. [from 15th c.]
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A fit or a period of giddiness.
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(Obs.) To provide with a dower
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The definition of invest is to put valuable resources into something that you expect will give you a personal or financial gain.
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Something given or done in return for something else; repayment, remuneration, requital, or reward
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A weak, easily frightened or ineffectual person; a milksop
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A gift or present; a prize.
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The definition of a white elephant is a possession that is very expensive to maintain, or an article that is no longer wanted by the owner.
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The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
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That with which something is endowed; specif., any bequest or gift that provides an income for an institution or person
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Alternative form of endue.
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Dispensation is defined as special permission to not have to follow a rule or to not be bound by a particular code of behavior.
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Without payment or charge.
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An interest payment, usually on a regular basis, on a loan.
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A sum of money or an equivalent given to an employee in addition to the employee's usual compensation.
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Money granted, as by a government, in support of a study, institution, etc.; subsidy
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Something, such as an article of clothing, that is passed on from one person to another.
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(Informal) Something which is free; a giveaway or handout.
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The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
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A clever expedient or way of doing something
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Land granted to a priest in a church that has a source of income attached to it.
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To give ability to; enable; permit
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natural abilities or qualities
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Antonyms for Gift

(Law) A legal action whereby a person loses all interest in the forfeit property.
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A thing forfeited; that which is taken from somebody in requital of a misdeed committed; that which is lost, or the right to which is alienated, by a crime, breach of contract, etc.
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The amount of something lost:
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(Ice hockey) A punishment for an infraction of the rules, often in the form of being removed from play for a specified amount of time.
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Words Related to Gift

A way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access.
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A tendency to be springy; resilience
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Skill, expertness, or talent
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Synonym Study

  • Gratuity applies to a gift of money for services rendered, such as a tip to a waiter
  • Donation applies to a gift of money, etc. for a philanthropic, charitable, or religious purpose, esp. as solicited in a public drive for funds a donation to the orchestra fund
  • Gift and present both refer to something given as an expression of friendship, affection, esteem, etc., but gift, in current use, more often suggests formal bestowal Christmas presents, the painting was a gift to the museum
Find another word for gift. In this page you can discover 106 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gift, like: present, largesse, grant, courtesy, souvenir, donation, bestowal, award, keepsake, dole and dower.