Is gives a Scrabble word?

Yes, gives is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 9 points in Scrabble, and 11 points in Words with Friends

Gives is a valid Scrabble word.

Gives is a word starting with g ending with s. Check our list of words starting with g ending with s.

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Dictionary definitions of the word gives

The meaning of gives


45 definitions of the word gives.


  1. Cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
  2. Be the cause or source of
  3. Transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
  4. Convey or reveal information
  5. Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow
  6. Organize or be responsible for
  7. Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
  8. Give as a present; make a gift of
  9. Cause to happen or be responsible for
  10. Dedicate
  11. Give or supply
  12. Transmit (knowledge or skills)
  13. Bring about
  14. Leave with; give temporarily
  15. Emit or utter
  16. Endure the loss of
  17. Place into the hands or custody of
  18. Give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
  19. Give (as medicine)
  20. Give or convey physically
  21. Bestow
  22. Bestow, especially officially
  23. Move in order to make room for someone for something
  24. Give food to
  25. Contribute to some cause
  26. Break down, literally or metaphorically
  27. Estimate the duration or outcome of something
  28. Execute and deliver
  29. Deliver in exchange or recompense
  30. Afford access to
  31. Present to view
  32. Perform for an audience
  33. Be flexible under stress of physical force
  34. Propose
  35. Accord by verdict
  36. Manifest or show
  37. Offer in good faith
  38. Submit for consideration, judgment, or use
  39. Guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion
  40. Allow to have or take
  41. Inflict as a punishment
  42. Occur
  43. Consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man
  44. Proffer (a body part)


  1. The elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

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