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To address a petition to:
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  1. To address a petition to:
  2. To address a petition to; ask formally or earnestly
  3. To ask for by petition; request formally:
To order to appear; summon
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  1. To order to appear; summon
  2. To ask for urgently or peremptorily:
  3. (Law) To lay legal claim to; claim formally.
To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
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  1. To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
  2. To request for an appeal of (a case) to a higher court for rehearing.
  3. To have recourse, as for corroboration; resort:
To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of:
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  1. To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of:
To devote (time, for example) to an activity or purpose:
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  1. To devote (time, for example) to an activity or purpose:
  2. To keep busy or occupied; take up the attention, time, etc. of; devote
  3. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
To do or perform something habitually or repeatedly:
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  1. To do or perform something habitually or repeatedly:
  2. To work at, especially as a profession:
  3. To teach or train through practice; exercise
To carry into effect; fulfill; accomplish
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  1. To carry into effect; fulfill; accomplish
  2. To bring about; to put into practice
  3. To provide the means for the carrying out of; give practical effect to
To impute; attribute:
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  1. To impute; attribute:
  2. To permanently add to, attach, or fasten on. To permanently add to, attach, or fasten on.
  3. To secure to something; attach:
To close or join in a particular manner:
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  1. To close or join in a particular manner:
  2. To force (oneself) on or upon another in an annoying way
  3. To hold, fix, or direct (the attention, gaze, etc.) steadily on something
To imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal:
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  1. To imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal:
  2. To impress, mark, or imprint with some design, characters, etc., as to decorate or to show authenticity, ownership, sanction, or the like
  3. To beat, crush, etc. in a specified way by treading on heavily
To give or apply in a formal way:
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  1. To give or apply in a formal way:
  2. To give or apply (medicine, etc.)
  3. To furnish help or be of service
To touch someone or something.
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  1. To touch someone or something.
  2. To touch a person or thing
  3. To be pertinent to; concern:
(Obs.) To give in marriage
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  1. (Obs.) To give in marriage
  2. To give or present as a gift
  3. To apply; use:
(Idiomatic) To irritatingly make a point.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To irritatingly make a point.
  2. To apply by rubbing.
To be fitting or suitable:
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  1. To be fitting or suitable:
  2. To be appropriate or suitable
  3. To have reference or relevance; be related
To be of interest or importance to:
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  1. To be of interest or importance to:
  2. To cause anxiety or uneasiness in:
  3. To cause to feel uneasy or anxious
To lay hands on; handle; use
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  1. To lay hands on; handle; use
  2. To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
  3. To match in quality; equal:
(Idiomatic) to briefly mention.
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  1. (Idiomatic) to briefly mention.
To relate to or affect:
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  1. To relate to or affect:
  2. To occupy or engage the interest of:
  3. To engage (oneself) in a love affair:
To act on the emotions of; touch or move.
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  1. To act on the emotions of; touch or move.
  2. To have or show a liking for:
  3. To like to have, use, wear, be in, etc.
To relate or refer to; concern:
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  1. To relate or refer to; concern:
  2. To think of in a certain light; consider
  3. To think of or consider in a particular way:
To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
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  1. To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
  2. To be related in some way or in a proper or logical way
  3. To show or think of as related; associate
To assign or attribute to; regard as originated by.
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  1. To assign or attribute to; regard as originated by.
  2. To speak or write about something briefly or incidentally; make reference:
  3. To direct to a source for help or information:
To cause to be the proper size and shape:
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  1. To cause to be the proper size and shape:
  2. To be in conformity or agreement with:
  3. To equip; outfit:
To be in accord; agree or match.
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  1. To be in accord; agree or match.
  2. To meet the requirements of; fit:
  3. To be fit, suitable, convenient, or satisfactory
(Intransitive, idiomatic) to remain true, valid or applicable; to apply
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  1. (Intransitive, idiomatic) to remain true, valid or applicable; to apply
To become involved, start to play a role
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  1. To become involved, start to play a role
To impose, offer, or tender (an oath, for example).
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  1. To impose, offer, or tender (an oath, for example).
  2. To give or apply in a formal way:
  3. To give out or dispense, as punishment or justice
To administer (laws, for example).
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  1. To administer (laws, for example).
  2. To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions:
  3. To prepare and give out medicines.
To place in the hands of; pass:
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  1. To place in the hands of; pass:
  2. To accord or tender to another:
  3. To perform for an audience:
To put into motion or action; activate:
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  1. To put into motion or action; activate:
  2. To cause to take action:
To provide work and pay for
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  1. To provide work and pay for
  2. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
  3. To make use of; use
To execute the terms of (a stock option, for example).
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  1. To execute the terms of (a stock option, for example).
  2. To make active use of; employ, apply, or exert:
  3. (Now Rare) To use habitually; practice; train
To employ to the greatest possible advantage:
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  1. To employ to the greatest possible advantage:
  2. To make use of; turn to account; utilize productively
  3. To use for one’s own advantage.
To carry into effect; fulfill; accomplish
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  1. To carry into effect; fulfill; accomplish
  2. To bring about; to put into practice
  3. To provide the means for the carrying out of; give practical effect to
To do something repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
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  1. To do something repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
  2. To teach or train through practice; exercise
  3. To do repeatedly in order to learn or become proficient; exercise or drill oneself in
To practice; exercise
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  1. To practice; exercise
  2. To take or consume for a purpose:
  3. To avail oneself of; practice:
To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of:
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  1. To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of:
To take a stance beside and prepare to hit (a golf ball)
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  1. To take a stance beside and prepare to hit (a golf ball)
  2. To direct (spoken or written words) to someone
  3. To use a proper form in speaking to
To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
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  1. To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
  2. To turn or direct (one's eyes, attention, energy, etc. to)
  3. To give in; yield
(Idiomatic) To put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself (e.g. to work or study).
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  1. (Idiomatic) To put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself (e.g. to work or study).
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
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  1. To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
  2. To bring to, or direct toward, a common center
  3. (Intransitive) To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force.
To open (a building, for example) to public use.
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  1. To open (a building, for example) to public use.
  2. To set apart for a special use
  3. To commit (oneself) to a particular course of thought or action
(Obs.) To curse or doom
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  1. (Obs.) To curse or doom
  2. To set apart for a specific purpose or use:
  3. To give or apply (one's time, attention, or self, for example) entirely to a particular activity, pursuit, cause, or person.
To give an order to; command:
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  1. To give an order to; command:
  2. To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
  3. To give commands or directions.
To direct toward a particular point or purpose:
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  1. To direct toward a particular point or purpose:
  2. To bring into focus
  3. To render (an object or image) in clear outline or sharp detail by adjustment of one's vision or an optical device; bring into focus.
To place in the hands of; pass:
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  1. To place in the hands of; pass:
  2. To accord or tender to another:
  3. (Slang) To abandon a claim, fight, etc.; give in or give up
To cause to change intentions, actions, etc. [to turn someone from his purpose]
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  1. To cause to change intentions, actions, etc. [to turn someone from his purpose]
  2. To get by buying and selling:
  3. To give a rounded form to:
To belong as a proper function or part; pertain:
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  1. To belong as a proper function or part; pertain:
To be of interest or importance to:
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  1. To be of interest or importance to:
  2. To cause to feel uneasy or anxious
  3. To cause anxiety or uneasiness in:
To have reference or relevance; relate:
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  1. To have reference or relevance; relate:
  2. To be appropriate or suitable
  3. To have reference or relevance; be related
To direct to a source for help or information:
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  1. To direct to a source for help or information:
  2. To assign or attribute to; regard as originated by.
  3. To assign or attribute (to) as cause or origin
To have or establish a social relationship; interact:
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  1. To have or establish a social relationship; interact:
  2. To connect or associate, as in thought or meaning; show as having to do with; show a relation between
  3. To give an account of (an occurrence, for example); narrate.
To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself):
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  1. To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself):
  2. To use a proper form in speaking to
  3. To mark with a destination:
To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
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  1. To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
  2. To have recourse, as for corroboration; resort:
  3. To request for an appeal of (a case) to a higher court for rehearing.
To begin dealing with
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  1. To begin dealing with
  2. To come close to, as in appearance, quality, or condition; approximate:
  3. To begin to deal with or work on:
To address a petition to:
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  1. To address a petition to:
  2. To ask for by petition; request formally:
  3. To address a petition to; ask formally or earnestly
To institute legal proceedings in court; bring suit
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  1. To institute legal proceedings in court; bring suit
  2. (Law) To initiate or pursue legal proceedings; bring suit.
  3. To appeal to; petition; beseech
To be such, by and large:
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  1. To be such, by and large:
  2. (Informal) To urinate or defecate:
  3. To be discarded or abolished:
To turn one's attention, as in seeking information:
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  1. To turn one's attention, as in seeking information:
  2. To direct to a source for help or information:
  3. To send or direct (someone) to someone or something for aid, information, etc.
To go or betake oneself (to a place)
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  1. To go or betake oneself (to a place)
  2. To betake oneself; go:
  3. To go often, customarily, or in numbers
To repeat a sorting process; sort again
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  1. To repeat a sorting process; sort again
  2. To turn to or make use of a person, strategy, or course of action for help or as a means of achieving something:
  3. To go; esp., to go often, customarily, or generally
To go or pass lightly and rapidly
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  1. To go or pass lightly and rapidly
  2. To get past or escape by going through
  3. To go rapidly; move swiftly
To cause to change intentions, actions, etc. [to turn someone from his purpose]
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  1. To cause to change intentions, actions, etc. [to turn someone from his purpose]
  2. To perform or accomplish by rotating or revolving:
  3. To reverse one's or its course; start to move, go, etc. in the opposite direction
To address a petition to:
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  1. To address a petition to:
  2. To address a petition to; ask formally or earnestly
  3. To ask for by petition; request formally:
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