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Definition of Gift

Gift

  1. Anything given; anything voluntarily transferred by one person to another without compensation; a present; an offering.
  2. The act, right, or power of giving or bestowing; as, the office is in the gift of the President.
  3. A bribe; anything given to corrupt.
  4. Some quality or endowment given to man by God; a preeminent and special talent or aptitude; power; faculty; as, the gift of wit; a gift for speaking.
  5. A voluntary transfer of real or personal property, without any consideration. It can be perfected only by deed, or in case of personal property, by an actual delivery of possession.
  6. To endow with some power or faculty.

Gift Quotations

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. - Hubert H. Humphrey
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert H. Humphrey

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God. - Leo Buscaglia
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Leo Buscaglia

You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. - Desmond Tutu
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Desmond Tutu

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. - Buddha
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Buddha

Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present. - Bil Keane
Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.
Bil Keane
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Gift Translations

gift in Afrikaans is donasie, geskenk
gift in Danish is gave
gift in Dutch is gift, cadeau, geschenk, donatie
gift in Finnish is lahja
gift in French is cadeau, don
gift in German is Gabe, Geschenk, Gabe
gift in Italian is presente, talento
gift in Latin is stips, donum, charisma
gift in Norwegian is gave, anlegg
gift in Spanish is regalo, talento
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