[self-jen-uh-rey-tid, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn əˌreɪ tɪd, ˈsɛlf-/
made without the aid of an external agent; produced spontaneously.
[self-jen-uh-rey-ting, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn əˌreɪ tɪŋ, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. producing from within itself.
[self-jen-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˈsɛlfˌdʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. production or reproduction of something without the aid of an external agent; spontaneous generation.
verb 1. past participle of give. adjective 2. stated, fixed, or specified: at a given time. 3. addicted or disposed (often followed by to): given to making snide remarks. 4. bestowed as a gift; conferred. 5. assigned as a basis of calculation, reasoning, etc.: Given A and B, C follows. 6. Mathematics. known or independently […]
verb (used with object), gave, given, giving. 1. to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow: to give a birthday present to someone. 2. to hand to someone: Give me that plate, please. 3. to place in someone’s care: If you give me your coat, I’ll put it in the closet. 4. to grant (permission, […]