giftgift /gɪft/ noun [countableC] 1something given to someone on a special occasion or to thank themSYN PRESENT
Sales of Christmas gifts are expected to grow about 20%.
—gift adjectiveadj [only before a noun]
She has several years of experience in the gift business.
2MARKETINGsomething given free of charge to a customer by an organization in return for buying their products or using their services
Your free gift will be sent to you once your first month’s premium has been paid.
3LAW money or property given to someone with nothing expected in return. For a gift to be recognized by law, it must be clear that the giver intended to give it and that he or she did give it → business gift → see also deed of gift
Pension contributions or charitable gifts are deducted from pay for tax purposes.
You might want to make a gift of your whole estate to your partner.