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: a notable capacity, talent, or endowment
: something voluntarily transferred by one person to another without compensation
: the act, right, or power of giving
gifted; gifting; gifts
: to endow with some power, quality, or attribute
She's been gifted with a beautiful voice.
: to make a gift of
It makes an excellent choice whether you're gifting one bottle for the honeymoon or a case to be savored for years, or even decades, to come.—Robert Taylor
gifted her with flowers
In this, her ninth novel, she has succeeded in gifting us with a story that will stay with us for a long time.—Dorothy Rochmis
gamete intrafallopian transfer; gamete intrafallopian tube transfer
Noun The money was a gift, not a loan. She considers her voice a God-given gift. Verb gifted with an uncanny ability to persuade people to do things they ordinarily wouldn't
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NounTo supplement the hours working with Lucas, Davis had his son watch instructional videos of Maravich, who had a gift for making dribbling, passing and shooting look easy. —Tom Withers, ajc, 3 Mar. 2023 If Wednesday was the final time members of Kentucky's six-man senior class ever suit up at Rupp Arena, the Wildcats didn’t give fans the best parting gift. —Ryan Black, The Courier-Journal, 2 Mar. 2023 Carrie Underwood may have 16 No. 1 Billboard Country Airplay hits and nine top country albums to her credit, but her live shows spotlight her gift as a multi-faceted and genre-fluid vocalist and performer. —Jessica Nicholson, Billboard, 2 Mar. 2023 Washington’s cherry blossoms date back 111 years to an original 1912 gift of 3,000 trees from the mayor of Tokyo. —Ashraf Khalil, Chicago Tribune, 1 Mar. 2023 Need a housewarming gift or something to celebrate a special occasion? —Megan Hughes, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Mar. 2023 Peak bloom, defined as the point when 70 percent of the blossoms along the Tidal Basin have flowered, attracts massive crowds every year to visit the flowering trees, a gift from Japan in 1912. —Karina Elwood, Washington Post, 1 Mar. 2023 Sure, the egg hunts, the DIY arts & craft activities, and the obsene amount of sweets are usually reserved for the little ones, but every bunny old and young would be delighted to get in on the fun and be treated to a special gift themselves. —Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 1 Mar. 2023 First designed for Queen Elizabeth II in 1960, the original Welsh Guards Leek Brooch was presented to the monarch as a regimental gift funded by the guardsmen themselves. —Stephanie Bridger-linning, Glamour, 1 Mar. 2023
VerbDuring his visit with Eugene Pickett, the deputy director of NLFR, the two decided to gift the school with three horses after seeing Arellano and students working their only horse, Felice. —Laura Rodríguez Presa, Chicago Tribune, 7 Sep. 2022 Head over to Nordstrom and grab your favorite finds from the Winter Sale for yourself, or to gift to a loved one until February 20. Buy It! —Lauren Fischer, Peoplemag, 17 Feb. 2023 Those who want to gift their mom with flowers all year long can also take advantage of Urban Stem’s flower subscription service with a different arrangement delivered to her door step, weekly, twice monthly or monthly. —Josie Howell | Jhowell@al.com, al, 2 Dec. 2022 While this small pack of Turkish coffee and pebble chocolates makes a cute wedding favor, gift them for the holidays and customize the tag with the giftee's name and date of birth. —Mariah Thomas, Good Housekeeping, 23 Sep. 2022 After all, no one wants to gift a dud that will quickly become a drink coaster or shiny Christmas ornament. —Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, 6 Dec. 2021 Chaco took their original hiking sandal design and paired it down to gift us a lightweight version that can seamlessly go from trail to town and look good doing it. —Lauren Breedlove, Travel + Leisure, 13 Feb. 2023 Get nine pairs of novelty of knee socks in this set, which comes ready to gift in a festive holiday box. —Alesandra Dubin, Woman's Day, 27 Dec. 2022 Apparently, there’s also a secret ending that will gift a neat play of the game cinematic to whoever unlocks it. —Ash Parrish, The Verge, 6 Feb. 2023 See More
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