(Informal) To be a failure
(Often with off or out) To remove by tearing.
To fail to fulfill; cancel:
To wear a sailing vessel
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
(Geology) To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down.
To raise; boost:
(Obsolete, UK, dialect) To broach or enter upon; to taste, as a liquor; to divide; to distribute; to deal out.
To bring or reduce to ruin
To seize (a fugitive or wrongdoer); arrest.
To fail, esp. in schoolwork
To omit to perform (an expected duty, for example):
To effect the capture of (a subatomic particle)
To cause to become financially bankrupt.
To undergo cardiac arrest:
To break up; disintegrate
To break into pieces
To capture and put into custody; arrest; apprehend
To take or seize (a person) by legal process; to arrest.
To fasten with a clip or clips
To collide with or strike suddenly and forcefully
To put, throw, hit, etc. carelessly or with force
To strike with the fist
(Intransitive) To fight; to scuffle; to box.
To strike with a buffet; to cuff; to slap.
To confine in or as if in a box.
(Informal) To fail
To break or dash into pieces; smash; shatter
To fall or drop drastically, as in value or force
To make poor; reduce to poverty
To be a master.
To tame or break (a horse).
With a popping sound.
To be exploded; burst noisily and violently
To clear of contents by forcing air through.
With a snap.
To set right; remedy:
To give help or relief (to); assist
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To repair (something broken, torn, or worn); restore to good condition; make whole; fix
To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
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