given to

Definition of given to

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

given play
  1. : prone, disposed

  2. : presented as a gift : bestowed without compensation

  3. : particular, specified

  1. : something given

  1. : in view of : considering


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