give away

verb

Definition of give away

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a present of

  3. 2 :  to deliver (a bride) ceremonially to the bridegroom at a wedding

  4. 3a :  betrayb :  disclose, reveal

  5. 4 :  to give (something, such as weight) by way of a handicap

Examples of give away in a Sentence

  1. the insincerity of his apology was given away by that slight smirk on his face

  2. gave away all her potted plants when she moved

First Known Use of give away

14th century



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