adjective (only before noun)
1 a given time, date etc is one that has been previously arranged: At a given time we'll all start shouting and cheering.2 at any given time/point etc at any particular time, point etc: The distance from the centre of a circle to the edge is the same at any given point.3 be given to (doing) sth to tend to do something, especially something that you should not do: She is given to making wild accusations.4 take sth as given to base your argument on the belief that something is clearly true2 preposition used to say that something is not surprising when you consider the situation it happened in; considering 2: Given the circumstances, you've coped well. (+ that): Given that there was so little time, I think they've done a good job. 3 noun (C) formal a basic fact that you accept as being true 4 the past participle of give
Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.