gift (plural gifts)
- Something given to another voluntarily, without charge.
- A talent or natural ability.
- She had a gift for playing the flute.
- 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter I, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314 ↗, page 0029 ↗:
- “ […] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
- Something gained incidentally, without effort.
- The act, right, or power of giving or bestowing.
- The office is in the gift of the President.
- (something freely given by another) seeSynonyms en For beneficial actions, see favor.
- (something god-given) ability, aptitude, knack, talent, strength
- French: présent, cadeau, don
- German: Geschenk, Präsent (rarely), Spende, Gabe
- Italian: regalo, dono, presente
- Portuguese: presente, prenda
- Russian: пода́рок
- Spanish: regalo, presente, obsequio
- French: don, talent
- German: Begabung, Talent
- Italian: dono, talento
- Portuguese: dom, talento, engenho, jeito, mão, dedo, bossa, perícia
- Russian: дар
- Spanish: don, talento
gift (gifts, present participle gifting; past and past participle gifted)Synonyms Translations
- French: donner, faire don de, offrir
- German: schenken
- Italian: regalare, donare
- Portuguese: dar de presente, oferecer, presentear
- Russian: дари́ть
- Spanish: regalar, dar
- (medicine) Initialism of Gamete intrafallopian transfer