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Of, for, or applying to a whole genus, kind, class, order, or race
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  1. Of, for, or applying to a whole genus, kind, class, order, or race
  2. Not limited to or dealing with one class of things; diversified:
  3. Affecting or characteristic of the majority of those involved; prevalent:
Of or relating to conceptualism.
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  1. Of or relating to conceptualism.
  2. Of or having to do with a concept or concepts
  3. Of or relating to concepts or mental conception:
Given to activities or pursuits that require exercise of the intellect.
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  1. Given to activities or pursuits that require exercise of the intellect.
  2. Guided by the intellect rather than by feelings
  3. Appealing to or engaging the intellect:
Existing only in the mind; imaginary:
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  1. Existing only in the mind; imaginary:
  2. Conforming to a standard of perfection or excellence; perfect or highly satisfactory:
  3. (Philosophy) Existing as an archetype or pattern, especially as a Platonic idea or perception:
Consisting of an independent clause and at least one other independent or dependent clause. Used of a sentence.
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  1. Consisting of an independent clause and at least one other independent or dependent clause. Used of a sentence.
  2. Difficult to understand for being intricate or involved; complicated:
  3. Not simple; involved or complicated
Having a sexual relationship:
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  1. Having a sexual relationship:
  2. Complicated; intricate:
  3. Connected by participation or association:
(--- Linguistics) Having the reduced, neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
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  1. (--- Linguistics) Having the reduced, neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
  2. Not clearly understood or expressed; ambiguous or vague:
  3. So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
  1. Not representational.
  2. (Art) That does not represent a physical object realistically.
  3. Of, relating to, or being a style of art in which natural objects are not represented realistically; nonobjective.
Of or relating to geometry and its methods and principles.
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  1. Of or relating to geometry and its methods and principles.
  2. Increasing or decreasing in a geometric progression.
  3. Using simple geometric forms such as circles and squares in design and decoration.
Of, relating to, or expressed by means of symbols or a symbol:
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  1. Of, relating to, or expressed by means of symbols or a symbol:
  2. Of or expressed in a symbol or symbols
  3. Using symbolism:
Having the appearance of a biomorph; representing a living organism rather than an artistic or pragmatic ideal.
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  1. Having the appearance of a biomorph; representing a living organism rather than an artistic or pragmatic ideal.
Alternative capitalization of Cubist.
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  1. Alternative capitalization of Cubist.
A brief outline or general view, as of a subject or written work; an abstract or a summary.
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  1. A brief outline or general view, as of a subject or written work; an abstract or a summary.
  2. A statement giving a brief, general review or condensation; summary
A summary of a text or subject, usually presented in headings and subheadings.
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  1. A summary of a text or subject, usually presented in headings and subheadings.
  2. A general description of some subject.
  3. A preliminary plan for a project.
To leave or return, as from a military position.
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  1. To leave or return, as from a military position.
  2. To cause to leave or return:
  3. To discontinue the use of a drug or other substance, especially one that is addictive.
To place in different groups; sort:
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  1. To place in different groups; sort:
  2. To withdraw or break away:
  3. To become divided into components or parts:
To draw or pull out, often with great force or effort:
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  1. To draw or pull out, often with great force or effort:
  2. To remove or separate (metal) from ore
  3. To remove for separate consideration or publication; excerpt.
To arrange or classify systematically, usually in condensed form
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  1. To arrange or classify systematically, usually in condensed form
  2. To soften, disintegrate, etc. by the use of heat, usually together with water or other liquid
  3. To change (food), esp. in the mouth, stomach, and intestines by the action of gastric and intestinal juices, enzymes, and bacteria, into a form that can be absorbed by the body
To make a summary of; state briefly
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  1. To make a summary of; state briefly
  2. To prepare a summary of something
  3. To give a recapitulation of the salient facts; to recapitulate or review
To concentrate (a substance), especially by removing water.
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  1. To concentrate (a substance), especially by removing water.
  2. (Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
  3. To change (a substance) to a denser form, as from a gas to a liquid
(Philosophy) conditional; contingent upon some hypothesis/antecedent
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  1. (Philosophy) conditional; contingent upon some hypothesis/antecedent
  2. Given to the use of hypotheses
  3. Based on, involving, or having the nature of a hypothesis; assumed; supposed
Thought of as perfect or as a perfect model; exactly as one would wish; of a perfect kind
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  1. Thought of as perfect or as a perfect model; exactly as one would wish; of a perfect kind
  2. Conforming to a standard of perfection or excellence; perfect or highly satisfactory:
  3. Lacking practicality or the possibility of realization:
Tending to theorize; speculative
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  1. Tending to theorize; speculative
  2. Restricted to theory; not practical or applied:
  3. Studying or working to develop theory.
(Theol.) Existing apart from the material universe
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  1. (Theol.) Existing apart from the material universe
  2. Being above and independent of the material universe. Used of the Deity.
  3. In Kant's theory of knowledge, being beyond the limits of experience and hence unknowable.
Of, pertaining to, or being a function, as a logarithm, trigonometric function, exponential, etc., that is not expressible algebraically in terms of the variables and constants
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  1. Of, pertaining to, or being a function, as a logarithm, trigonometric function, exponential, etc., that is not expressible algebraically in terms of the variables and constants
  2. Beyond common thought or experience; mystical or supernatural.
  3. In Kantian philosophy, based on those elements of experience which derive not from sense data but from the inherent organizing functions of the mind, and which are the necessary conditions of human knowledge; transcending sense experience but not knowledge
Having little practical use or value, as by being overly detailed, unengaging, or theoretical:
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  1. Having little practical use or value, as by being overly detailed, unengaging, or theoretical:
  2. Having to do with general or liberal rather than technical or vocational education
  3. Of or relating to studies that rely on reading and involve abstract thought rather than being primarily practical or technical.
Of, characterized by, or having the nature of, speculation or meditation, conjecture, etc.
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  1. Of, characterized by, or having the nature of, speculation or meditation, conjecture, etc.
  2. Engaging in, given to, or involving financial speculation:
  3. Theoretical, not practical
Studying or working to develop theory.
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  1. Studying or working to develop theory.
  2. Restricted to theory; not practical or applied:
  3. Tending to theorize; speculative
The act of abridging or the state of being abridged.
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  1. The act of abridging or the state of being abridged.
  2. An abridged form, as of a book
  3. An abridged written text.
A condensation or an abstract of a larger document or series of documents.
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  1. A condensation or an abstract of a larger document or series of documents.
  2. A short, succinct statement.
  3. A written statement prepared by a lawyer and submitted to the court that outlines the pertinent facts of the case, the questions of law to be decided, the position of the lawyer’s client as to those questions, and the legal arguments and authorities (for example, statutes and appellate court decisions) that support that position. See also memorandum. A written statement prepared by a lawyer and submitted to the court that outlines the pertinent facts of the case, the questions of law to be decided, the position of the lawyer’s client as to those questions, and the legal arguments and authorities (for example, statutes and appellate court decisions) that support that position. See also memorandum.
The act of condensing, as the reduction of a gas to a liquid or the abridgment of a piece of writing
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  1. The act of condensing, as the reduction of a gas to a liquid or the abridgment of a piece of writing
  2. An abridgment or shortening of something, especially of a written work or speech.
  3. (Psychology) The process by which a single symbol or word is associated with the emotional content of several, not necessarily related, ideas, feelings, memories, or impulses, especially as expressed in dreams.
A representative or perfect example of a class or type:
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  1. A representative or perfect example of a class or type:
  2. A short statement of the main points of a book, report, incident, etc.; abstract; summary
  3. A brief summary, as of a book or article; an abstract.
A brief outline or general view, as of a subject or written work; an abstract or a summary.
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  1. A brief outline or general view, as of a subject or written work; an abstract or a summary.
  2. A statement giving a brief, general review or condensation; summary
To unfasten or separate and remove; disconnect; disengage
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  1. To unfasten or separate and remove; disconnect; disengage
  2. To remove from association or union with something:
  3. To send (troops or ships, for example) on a special mission.
(Intransitive) To separate from related items.
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  1. (Intransitive) To separate from related items.
  2. To separate oneself from a person or situation.
  3. To separate into smaller discrete units.
To release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles.
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  1. To release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles.
  2. (Intransitive) To release or loosen from something that binds, holds, entangles, or interlocks; unfasten; detach; disentangle; free.
  3. To release oneself or itself; become disengaged
(Chemistry) To cause to undergo dissociation.
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  1. (Chemistry) To cause to undergo dissociation.
  2. To break the ties or connection between; sever association with; separate; disunite
  3. (Biology) To mutate or change morphologically, often reversibly.
To cause to leave or return:
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  1. To cause to leave or return:
  2. To leave or return, as from a military position.
  3. To recall or retract:
To be an epitome of.
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  1. To be an epitome of.
  2. To make an epitome of; sum up.
  3. To be a typical example of:
(Idiomatic) To look at carefully; to scrutinize; to analyze.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To look at carefully; to scrutinize; to analyze.
  2. (Idiomatic) To create a response or impression.
  3. (Rugby) To score a try
To repeat briefly, as in an outline; summarize
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  1. To repeat briefly, as in an outline; summarize
  2. To repeat in concise form; summarize.
  3. (Biology) To appear to repeat the evolutionary stages of the species during the embryonic development of the individual organism.
To give or write a critical report and evaluation of (a recent book, play, performance, etc.)
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  1. To give or write a critical report and evaluation of (a recent book, play, performance, etc.)
  2. To write critical reviews, especially for a newspaper or magazine.
  3. To review books, plays, etc., as for a newspaper
To make a summary of; state briefly
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  1. To make a summary of; state briefly
  2. To be a summary of
  3. To give a recapitulation of the salient facts; to recapitulate or review
To make a synopsis of; summarize.
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  1. To make a synopsis of; summarize.
  2. To give a synopsis (summary) of.
To restore (a used tire of a motor vehicle) to usable condition by bonding new rubber onto the worn tread and lateral surface.
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  1. To restore (a used tire of a motor vehicle) to usable condition by bonding new rubber onto the worn tread and lateral surface.
  2. To recapitulate:
  3. To repeat briefly, as in an outline; summarize
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