Given vs Givenness - What's the difference?

given | givenness |


As nouns the difference between given and givenness

is that given is a condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation while givenness is the fact of being given or posited in an argument, hypothesis etc.

As a verb given

is .

As a preposition given

is considering; taking into account.

As an adjective given

is already arranged.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

given

English

Alternative forms

* giv'n

Verb

(head)
  • Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • Considering; taking into account.
  • Given the current situation, I don't think that's possible.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A condition that is assumed to be true without further evaluation.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Already arranged. (rfex)
  • Currently discussed. (rfex)
  • Particular, specific.
  • No more than three people can be in that space at a given time.
  • Assumed as fact or hypothesis.
  • Given that we will get the resources, what do we want to achieve?
  • Prone, disposed.
  • He was given to taking a couple of glasses of port at his club.

    givenness

    English

    Noun

  • The fact of being given or posited in an argument, hypothesis etc.
  • *2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 803:
  • *:Kant argued like Descartes from the existence of individual consciousness rather than from the givenness of a God found in revelation.