• (America, British) enPR: gĭft, IPA: /ɡɪft/

gift (plural gifts)

  1. Something given to another voluntarily, without charge.
  2. 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.”
  3. Something gained incidentally, without effort.
  4. The act, right, or power of giving or bestowing.
    The office is in the gift of the President.
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gift (gifts, present participle gifting; past and past participle gifted)

  1. (transitive) To give as a gift or donation.
  2. (transitive) To give away, to concede easily.
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  1. (medicine) Initialism of Gamete intrafallopian transfer

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