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ăk-sĕpt'
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To start growing; root or germinate:
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  1. To start growing; root or germinate:
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To convey by transportation:
To locate (a target) with an aiming device or a tracking system, such as radar.
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  1. To locate (a target) with an aiming device or a tracking system, such as radar.
  2. To gain through experience; come by:
  3. To come to have as one's own; get possession of
To permit to enter or use; let in
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  1. To permit to enter or use; let in
  2. To allow or warrant
  3. To grant to be real, valid, or true; acknowledge or concede:
To assert; declare:
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  1. To assert; declare:
  2. (Dial.) To think; give as one's opinion
  3. To take a possibility into account; make allowance:
To grant to be real, valid, or true; acknowledge or concede:
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  1. To grant to be real, valid, or true; acknowledge or concede:
  2. To acknowledge or confess
  3. To accept into evidence as relevant and otherwise admissible:
To cause to take place; carry on:
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  1. To cause to take place; carry on:
  2. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
  3. To stop the movement or progress of:
To allow to do something without fear of the outcome
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  1. To allow to do something without fear of the outcome
  2. To put something confidently in the charge of
  3. To give credence to; believe:
To make a solemn promise. See also oath.
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  1. To make a solemn promise. See also oath.
  2. To assert that one will give true testimony equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.
  3. To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
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To take up or adopt, esp. eagerly or seriously
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  1. To take up or adopt, esp. eagerly or seriously
  2. (Law) To try illegally to influence or instruct (a jury)
  3. To take in mentally; perceive
To start growing; root or germinate:
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  1. To start growing; root or germinate:
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To convey by transportation:
To greet, receive, or entertain (another or others) cordially or hospitably.
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  1. To greet, receive, or entertain (another or others) cordially or hospitably.
  2. To meet, receive, or acknowledge in a specified way; greet
  3. To receive or accept gladly:
Used with a past participle to form the present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect tenses indicating completed action:
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  1. Used with a past participle to form the present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect tenses indicating completed action:
  2. To get, take, receive, or obtain
  3. To accept; take:
(--- Sports) To catch or get possession of (a pass or a kicked ball, for example).
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  1. (--- Sports) To catch or get possession of (a pass or a kicked ball, for example).
  2. To take the effect or force of; bear
  3. To take or intercept the impact of (a blow, for example).
To carry in one's possession:
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  1. To carry in one's possession:
  2. To start growing; root or germinate:
  3. To convey by transportation:
To grant to be real, valid, or true; acknowledge or concede:
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  1. To grant to be real, valid, or true; acknowledge or concede:
  2. To permit to enter or use; let in
  3. To accept into evidence as relevant and otherwise admissible:
(Sports) To receive a pass or a kicked ball, for example.
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  1. (Sports) To receive a pass or a kicked ball, for example.
  2. To experience or be subjected to; meet with:
  3. To have inflicted or imposed on oneself:
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  1. To subscribe to home delivery of.
  2. To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
  3. To allow a person or an animal to live in one's home.
To credit with veracity:
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  1. To credit with veracity:
  2. To expect or suppose; think:
  3. To have faith, confidence, or trust:
To get by paying or agreeing to pay money or some equivalent; purchase
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  1. To get by paying or agreeing to pay money or some equivalent; purchase
  2. To buy something
  3. To buy merchandise as a buyer
To cause something such as food or drink to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
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  1. To cause something such as food or drink to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
  2. (Slang) To believe without question:
  3. To put up with (something unpleasant):
To understand something.
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  1. To understand something.
  2. To grasp mentally; understand:
  3. To take hold of mentally; perceive; understand
To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
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  1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
  2. To go to see (a performance, for example):
  3. To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
To accomplish or bring about:
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  1. To accomplish or bring about:
  2. To grasp mentally; understand; comprehend
  3. (Archaic) To go around; make a circuit of
To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
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  1. To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
  2. To grasp mentally; understand
  3. To include; take in; comprise
To apprehend mentally; understand.
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  1. To apprehend mentally; understand.
  2. To be of the opinion that; think:
  3. To hold as one's conviction or opinion; think; imagine
To penetrate to the meaning or nature of; comprehend.
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  1. To penetrate to the meaning or nature of; comprehend.
  2. To determine the depth of; sound.
  3. To get to the bottom of; understand thoroughly
To come, move, or take place after another person or thing in order or time.
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  1. To come, move, or take place after another person or thing in order or time.
  2. To go after in order to catch; chase; pursue
  3. To take as a model; act in accordance with; imitate
(Slang) To cause an emotional response in; irritate, please, thrill, etc.
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  1. (Slang) To cause an emotional response in; irritate, please, thrill, etc.
  2. To take revenge on, especially to kill in revenge for a wrong.
  3. To begin or start. Used with the present participle:
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  1. ​To understand.
  2. To reach for and try to seize
  3. To take hold of mentally; understand; comprehend
To know (a language) well enough to interpret its written form
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  1. To know (a language) well enough to interpret its written form
  2. To have or use as a preferred reading in a particular passage:
  3. To get the meaning of (something written, printed, embossed, etc.) by using the eyes, or for Braille, the finger tips, to interpret its characters or signs
To make sure; take care:
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  1. To make sure; take care:
  2. To get a clear mental impression of; grasp by thinking; understand
  3. To consider:
To be or become aware of
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  1. To be or become aware of
  2. To become aware of; perceive:
  3. To comprehend; understand
To understand or interpret:
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  1. To understand or interpret:
  2. To get possession of (fish or game, for example) by capturing or killing.
  3. To subtract:
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  1. To subscribe to home delivery of.
  2. To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
  3. To allow a person or an animal to live in one's home.
To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
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  1. To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
  2. To take as meant or meaning; interpret
  3. To get or perceive the meaning of; know or grasp what is meant by; comprehend
To understand; comprehend.
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  1. To understand; comprehend.
  2. (Slang) To understand; get the idea
To obtain or find by an action similar to digging:
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  1. To obtain or find by an action similar to digging:
  2. To uncover and get from the ground or another surface in this way
  3. To take notice of:
2012 May 30, John E. McIntyre, “A future for copy editors", Baltimore Sun:
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  1. 2012 May 30, John E. McIntyre, “A future for copy editors", Baltimore Sun:
  2. To understand or figure out:
  3. To be or become aware of the situation; understand:
To recognize.
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  1. To recognize.
  2. To know (a person or thing).
  3. (Archaic) To see; look at; descry
To wait patiently for:
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  1. To wait patiently for:
  2. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
  3. To stand fast; remain; go on being
To have a tolerance for; endure:
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  1. To have a tolerance for; endure:
  2. To bring and tell (a message, tales, etc.)
  3. To hold and take along; carry; transport
To put up with; tolerate:
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  1. To put up with; tolerate:
To suffer patiently without yielding.
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  1. To suffer patiently without yielding.
  2. To put up with; tolerate:
  3. To hold up under (pain, fatigue, etc.); stand; bear; undergo
(Informal) To enjoy:
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  1. (Informal) To enjoy:
  2. (Informal) To say or utter. Used chiefly in verbal narration:
  3. (Informal) To take on the responsibility or obligation for:
To come to a stop; remain motionless.
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  1. To come to a stop; remain motionless.
  2. To go on enduring; put up with; bear; tolerate
  3. (Naut.) To take or hold a course
To tolerate; bear; endure
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  1. To tolerate; bear; endure
  2. A saclike muscular organ in vertebrate animals that stores and breaks down ingested food. Food enters the stomach from the esophagus and passes to the small intestine through the pylorus. Glands in the stomach secrete hydrochloric acid and the digestive enzyme pepsin.
  3. To be able to eat or digest
To put up with; tolerate:
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  1. To put up with; tolerate:
  2. To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
  3. To undergo or experience (any process, esp. change)
To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
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  1. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
  2. To give courage, faith, or confidence to; help or comfort
  3. To give approval to or be in favor of; subscribe to; uphold
To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
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  1. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
  2. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
  3. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule.
(Informal) To accept as true without question; receive gullibly
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  1. (Informal) To accept as true without question; receive gullibly
  2. To put up with (something unpleasant):
  3. To take in; absorb; engulf; envelop
To get hold of; grasp or catch
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  1. To get hold of; grasp or catch
  2. To understand or interpret:
  3. To accept (something owed, offered, or given) either reluctantly or willingly:
To refrain from interfering with or prohibiting (something undesirable or outside one's own practice or beliefs); allow or permit:
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  1. To refrain from interfering with or prohibiting (something undesirable or outside one's own practice or beliefs); allow or permit:
  2. To recognize and respect (others' beliefs, practices, etc.) without sharing them
  3. To bear, or put up with (someone or something not especially liked)
To resist or oppose with determined effort:
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  1. To resist or oppose with determined effort:
  2. To oppose, resist, or endure, esp. in a successful way
  3. To resist or endure (something) successfully.
To treat or deal with in a mass, or include in one group
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  1. To treat or deal with in a mass, or include in one group
  2. (Informal) (like it or) lump it, to (willingly or) unwillingly have to put up with something disagreeable
  3. To put together in a single group without discrimination.
To arrive at or come into an office or dignity:
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  1. To arrive at or come into an office or dignity:
  2. To give assent; give in; agree (to)
  3. To give one's consent, often at the insistence of another:
To consent or comply passively or without protest:
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  1. To consent or comply passively or without protest:
To grant or acknowledge
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  1. To grant or acknowledge
  2. To express consent; concur:
  3. To consent or accede (to); say “yes”
To express acceptance of an opinion, proposal, etc.; agree (to); concur
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  1. To express acceptance of an opinion, proposal, etc.; agree (to); concur
  2. To admit a thing as true.
  3. To agree to, give approval.
To give permission, approval, or assent (to something proposed or requested) in opinion
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  1. To give permission, approval, or assent (to something proposed or requested) in opinion
  2. (Obs.) To agree
  3. To give assent, as to the proposal of another; agree:
To bend the head forward slightly and raise it again quickly, as a sign of greeting, command, acknowledgment, invitation, or, specif., of agreement or assent
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  1. To bend the head forward slightly and raise it again quickly, as a sign of greeting, command, acknowledgment, invitation, or, specif., of agreement or assent
  2. To be careless or momentarily inattentive as if sleepy; lapse:
  3. To signify (assent, approval, agreement, etc.) by doing this
To give support, sanction, or approval; consent or agree (to)
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  1. To give support, sanction, or approval; consent or agree (to)
  2. To support; consent to; favor; sanction
  3. To write one's signature on (a document, etc.) as an indication of consent, approval, attestation, etc.
Not only that, but more; moreover [ready, yes, eager to help]
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  1. Not only that, but more; moreover [ready, yes, eager to help]
  2. It is so; as you say or ask. Used to express affirmation, agreement, positive confirmation, or consent.
  3. To say yes (to)
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