Consider the sentence below.
They often attributed their alcoholism to connubial stress, boredom, or depression. A large percentage of the women give family histories of alcoholism.
I can guess that it implies large percentage of the women afflicted with alcoholism have had a alcoholic person in their family.
I scrutinized the verb "give" in my Oxford dictionary, but I was not able to come across with any definition related to the above context.
Could you please tell me, which definition of the verb "give" has been used in the above sentence?
I have checked below definitions, but I'm not able to discern the appropriate definition used above.
- provide someone with something
- make someone owner of something
- put medicine in someone
- cause effect/experience
- perform action
- allow someone to do something
- pass illness to someone else
- pay money
- stretch/bend/break etc
- change decision
- use all time/energy