1. (v. t.) Anything given; anything voluntarily transferred by one person to another without compensation; a present; an offering.

2. (n.) The act, right, or power of giving or bestowing; as, the office is in the gift of the President.

3. (n.) A bribe; anything given to corrupt.

4. (v. t.) Some quality or endowment given to man by God; a preeminent and special talent or aptitude; power; faculty; as, the gift of wit; a gift for speaking.

5. (n.) A voluntary transfer of real or personal property, without any consideration. It can be perfected only by deed, or in case of personal property, by an actual delivery of possession.

6. (v. t.) To endow with some power or faculty.

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