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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

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

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.
Walter Anderson

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
Voltaire
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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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