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gave away

verb as in reveal

verb as in unselfishly transfer

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A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley Lear gave away his kingdom.

The NCF gave away $601,841,675 in 2012—and is estimated to have given out $670 million in 2013.

Railways, using their land grants, actually sold more land than the government gave away.

Once upon a time, print publications essentially gave away circulation.

In the coalition deal, though, Lapid gave away the store to people dedicated to preventing any such agreement.

Fortunately I never gave away Uncle Hiram's shooting-togs, and he was quite your height and figure.

I am sure the poor fellows, without thinking, gave away their position by having too large a fire.

He gave away also many trifles to his weeping friends, and the populace were anxious to get even a fragment of his garments.

I once knew a man who gave away twenty dollars daily on clues from the day's news.

In fact, he was so free-handed that sometimes he even gave away what really did not belong to him!


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to give away, such as: disclose, divulge, betray, blab, discover, and expose.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.