Give-away meaning

To make a gift of (something).

I didn't like that book, so I gave it away.

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To formally hand over a bride to the bridegroom; often by her father.

Who giveth away this woman to this man in Holy matrimony?

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(reflexive) To unintentionally reveal a secret, or expose someone.

He gave himself away with a stupid lie.

He gave away his hiding place when he accidentally sneezed.

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To concede an advantage in weight, time, height etc.

Despite giving away twenty pounds in weight, the challenger found a knock-out blow in the second round.

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(sports) To concede.
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