Given


Given
Given Giv"en, p. p. & a. from {Give}, v. [1913 Webster]

1. (Math. & Logic) Granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise. [1913 Webster]

2. Disposed; inclined; -- used with an adv.; as, virtuously given. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Stated; fixed; as, in a given time. [1913 Webster]

{Given name}, the Christian name, or name given by one's parents or guardians, as distinguished from the {surname}, which is inherited. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.