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give awayphrasal verb
(in a marriage ceremony) to lead the bride to the bridegroom and formally allow her to marry him The bride was given away by her father.jump to other results
give somebody away
- 1to give something as a gift He gave away most of his money to charity. (informal) Check out the prices of our pizzas—we're virtually giving them away! related noun giveaway
- 2 to present something The mayor gave away the prizes at the community fair.
- 3 to carelessly allow someone to have an advantage They've given away two baskets already.