given to

Definition of given to

  1. —used to say that a person often behaves in a specified way a man (very) much given to swearing/profanity She is given to behaving selfishly.

Word by Word Definitions

givenplay
  1. :  prone, disposed

    :  presented as a gift :  bestowed without compensation

    :  particular, specified

  1. :  something given

    :  something taken for granted :  a basic condition or assumption

  1. :  in view of :  considering


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