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Meaning of GIVE AWAY

Pronunciation:  giv u'wey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
  2. [v]  make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"
  3. [v]  give out freely
  4. [v]  formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father
 
 Synonyms: betray, break, bring out, denounce, disclose, discover, distribute, divulge, expose, give out, grass, hand out, impart, let on, let out, peach, rat, reveal, shit, shop, snitch, stag, tell on
 
 See Also: apportion, babble, babble out, bewray, blab, blab out, blackwash, blow, come out, come out of the closet, confide, deal, deliver, divvy up, get around, get in, get out, gift, give, hand over, inform, leak, muckrake, out, portion out, present, render, sell out, share, sing, spring, talk, tattle, tell, tip off, turn in

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abandon, abjure, arrange a match, babble, be indiscreet, be unguarded, bestow, betray, betray a confidence, blab, blabber, blurt, blurt out, break, break open, break up, burst, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cede, chuck, come apart, come unstuck, couple, crack, deep-six, devote, discard, disclose, discover, disgorge, disintegrate, dispense with, dispose of, ditch, divulge, do without, donate, drop, dump, eighty-six, eliminate, fall to pieces, fissure, forgo, forswear, fracture, get along without, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, give up, give way, hand out, have done with, hitch, inform, inform on, jettison, jilt, join, join together, kiss good-bye, leak, let drop, let fall, let slip, make a match, make a sacrifice, make one, marry, match, mouth, nuptial, part with, peach, present, quitclaim, rat, recant, reject, relinquish, remove, render up, renounce, resign, retract, reveal a secret, rupture, sacrifice, sing, slough, snap, spare, spill, spill the beans, splice, split, spring a leak, squeal, start, stool, surrender, swear off, talk, tattle, tattle on, tell, tell on, tell secrets, tell tales, throw away, throw out, throw over, throw overboard, throw up, toss overboard, unite, unite in marriage, vacate, waive, wed, yield
 

 

 

 

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