Giv"ing (?), n.
The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
A gift; a benefaction.
The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.
"Upon the first giving
of the weather."
Giving in, a falling inwards; a collapse. -- Giving out, anything uttered or asserted; an outgiving.
His givings out were of an infinite distance
From his true meant design.
© Webster 1913.