To give over

Definitions

  • Coughed up over $40 the First Day, Just Giving to Beggars 191
    Coughed up over $40 the First Day, Just Giving to Beggars 191
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To give over See under Come Do Give, etc.
    • To give over to cease; to discontinue; to desist.
    • To give over To yield completely; to quit; to abandon.
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Quotations

  • Thomas Jefferson
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    “Nothing gives a person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.”
  • Thomas Wilson
    Thomas Wilson
    “Friendship is to be purchased only by friendship. A man may have authority over others, but he can never have their hearts but by giving his own.”
  • Rudyard Kipling
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    “God gives all men all earth to love, but since man's heart is small, ordains for each one spot shall prove belov?d over all.”
  • George Washington
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    “Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.”
  • Denise Tanner
    Denise Tanner
    “Rainbows come and go, but as the moon moves over the zenith, sunshine gives to new beginings, on a new days voice.”

Usage

In literature:

So we did give it over, and I to bed.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1665" by Samuel Pepys
She is going to Sheen, with Lady Giffard: she would fain send your papers over to you, or give them to me.
"The Journal to Stella" by Jonathan Swift
Come over to our camp, and we'll give you all you want!
"Tom Swift and his Wireless Message" by Victor Appleton
Has your father any idea of giving the work he has been turning over to me to some other firm?
"Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle" by Victor Appleton
It stopped and gazed at us, as though we might be going to give it things to eat, then passed on, stumbling over the ruined marbles.
"The Complete Essays of John Galsworthy" by John Galsworthy
You quite think he means to give up all claim over you by this, don't you, Cynthia?
"Wives and Daughters" by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Give me some water to pitch over her.
"In the Year of Jubilee" by George Gissing
Nothing would give me greater pleasure than to look over your proofs; in fact, I should be sorry not to do so.
"The Life of Sir Richard Burton" by Thomas Wright
We spent little over four hours in the saddle to-day, so I am not wearied, and I can give interested attention to the surroundings.
"My Three Days in Gilead" by Elmer Ulysses Hoenshal
Then she unfastened her friend's hands and leaned over to give his leathery face a smacking kiss.
"Sky Island" by L. Frank Baum
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In poetry:

Let be at last; give over words and sighing,
Vainly were all things said:
Better at last to find a place for lying,
Only dead.
"Venite Descendamus" by Ernest Christopher Dowson
Wiser he left her in evil wiles,
Went sailing over the sea;
Came to the lord of the Western Isles:
Give me thy daughter, said he.
"Legend of The Corrievrechan" by George MacDonald
Thou frantic fool ! thy vaunts give give over,
Wake from thy deep, and madden'd dream,
And know on many a cheated lover
Those witching orbs are wont to beam.
"The Discarded Lover" by Laura Sophia Temple
They quarrell thee, and would give over
The bargain made to serve thee: but thy love
Holds them unto it, and doth cover
Their follies with the wing of thy milde Dove,
Not suff'ring those
Who would, to be thy foes.
"Miserie" by George Herbert
'Ease and honour and leave to live -
These are the gifts that a king may give
'Twas over the meadow I saw her first;
And my lips grew parched like a man athirst
Oh, my treasure was ne'er in the gift of man;
For the gods have given me Emily Ann."
"Emily Ann" by C J Dennis
Mothers of Men, most patient, tenderly slow to discover
The loss of the old allegiance that may not return again.
You give a man to the world, you give a woman a lover—
Where is your solace then when the time of giving is over,
Mothers of Men?
"Mothers Of Men" by Theodosia Garrison

In news:

But works squad is confident that its car's new wider track makes it more stable and easier to drive over 24 hours, giving them a good chance of fighting.
Freshman Bryce Scott hit a three-pointer with just five seconds left to give Lafayette a thrilling 72-70 win over Sacred Heart at the Kirby Sports Center on Sunday.
Robb Hicken with the Better Business Bureau explains how people are still giving up control of their personal computer to hackers over the phone.
Get a coupon to save $1 on any Crayola purchase over $5 to give the gift of creativity this holiday.
Berdych, Stepanek win doubles to give Czech Republic 2-1 lead over Spain in Davis Cup final .
Berdych, Stepanek win doubles to give Czech Republic 2-1 lead over Spain in Davis Cup final.
A Russia-led coalition on Monday withdrew a proposal to give governments new powers over the Internet, a plan opposed by Western countries in talks on a new global telecom treaty.
Early returns and exit polls showed close contests in two battleground states as America's voters decided whether to give President Barack Obama a second term or turn over the White House to former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney.
Chris Drury scored with 31 seconds left in overtime to give the Colorado Avalanche a bruising 3-2 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars in the Western Conference finals last night.
Trevor Hoffman blew the save after a terrific outing by Jake Peavy but Luis Rodriguez singled in the winning run in the ninth to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
Hardy drove in a run in the 13th inning to give the Orioles the lead over the Yankees.
James Higginbotham caught a touchdown pass with eight seconds remaining to give Gloucester Catholic a 22-16 victory over Pitman in a nonleague football game Saturday that featured some controversy in the fourth quarter.
Voters also said no to proposals to give the governor more say in judicial appointments and to declare state sovereignty over most of Arizona's federal land.
He ran 80 yards for a touchdown on the first play from scrimmage to give the Chiefs a 7-0 lead over the Browns.
Sophomore midfielder Jason Uribe (Fenton) scored during a scramble in front of goal in the 66th minute to give Siena Heights University (1-0) a 3-2 over Trinity International University (0-1) on August 21.
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In science:

The second result of the section gives a criterion for X itself to be a mapping cylinder over Y .
Lectures on controlled topology: mapping cylinder neighborhoods
M and the integration map reduces to an integration over M , formally giving another derivation of the cohomological formula for the index.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
The Monte Carlo algorithm is meant to give an estimation of the partition function through the summation of Eq. 16 only over a limited set of conformations.
Simple models of protein folding and of non--conventional drug design
Remark 1.6 Concerning notation, we will give precedence, when not specified otherwise, to the ⊗ product over the ◦ product, i.e. S ⊗ T ◦ U has to be read (S ⊗ T ) ◦ U and not S ⊗ (T ◦ U ) .
2-C*-categories with non-simple units
It is easy to see that every non-degenerate quadratic form q over F, with matrix c = (cij ), gives rise to the F-forms Hq (2k , n) and Kq (2k + 1, n) of the Lie superalgebras S = H (2k , n) and S = K (2k + 1, n), respectively, attached to the corresponding cocycles.
Automorphisms and forms of simple infinite-dimensional linearly compact Lie superalgebras
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