Definition of gift
What does the word gift mean?
part of speech: noun, transitive verb
Giving (would not have it at a g., even gratis; the living is in the g. of-, is his to bestow; came to me by free g.); (Law) voluntary transference of property without consideration; thing given, present, donation; facutly miraculously bestowed, virtue looked faculty miraculously bestowed, virtue looked upon as emanation from heaven &c., (g. of TONGUES); natural endowment (g. of the GAB), talent, whence gifted a.; g.-book, one given or suitable for giving as present; g.-HORSE, one given. (Vb) endow with gg., present with as g.; bestow as g. (to person; away). [old Norse]