As verbs the difference between doing and giving
is that doing
is (rare|chiefly|netherlands|nonstandard) while giving
As an adjective giving is
having the tendency to give; generous.
As a noun giving is
the act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
A deed or action, especially when somebody is held responsible for it.
- This is his doing . (= "He did it.")
The sound made by an elastic object when struck by or striking a hard object.
- ''These bright surfaces are sprayed with a fine spray of ink, thus giving them an even surface.' - First Usenet use via Google Groups, fa.human-nets, 6 May 1981 0359-EDT, Gary Feldman at CMU-10A
having the tendency to give; generous
- To become like Christ involves everything else: becoming a loving and giving person, having confidence enabling you to be vulnerable (psychologically and physically; Jesus did both), having the wisdom to see people's needs and the desire to meet them. - net.flame - 26 Mar 1984 by Jeff Sargent
The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
A gift; a benefaction.
The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.
- (Alexander Pope)
- Upon the first giving of the weather.