The definition of a gift is a present or something given freely.(noun)
An example of a gift is a toy car given to a child for Christmas.
To gift is defined as to give something without the hopes of getting anything in returning.(verb)
An example of to gift is to provide a friend with a present on Christmas.
See gift in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE, portion, wedding gift (< giefan: see give) & ON gift, gift (< gefa, akin to give), akin to Ger gift, poison
See gift in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old Norse; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.
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