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One who is appointed or employed to inspect something.
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  1. One who is appointed or employed to inspect something.
  2. A person who inspects; official examiner; overseer
  3. An officer on a police force, ranking next below a superintendent or police chief
One who makes estimates as to worth, quality, or fitness:
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  1. One who makes estimates as to worth, quality, or fitness:
  2. An elected or appointed public official with authority to hear and decide cases in a court of law
  3. An appointed or elected official responsible for conducting a court in which he or she resolves legal controversies. An appointed or elected official responsible for conducting a court in which he or she resolves legal controversies.
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
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  1. A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
  2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
  3. To hold in restraint; check:
To keep or confine within physical limits:
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  1. To keep or confine within physical limits:
  2. To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
  3. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
To have the effect of preventing; preclude:
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  1. To have the effect of preventing; preclude:
  2. To command (someone) not to do something:
  3. To command against the doing or use of (something); prohibit:
(Electronics) To eliminate or weaken (an unwanted oscillation, echo, etc.) in a circuit
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  1. (Electronics) To eliminate or weaken (an unwanted oscillation, echo, etc.) in a circuit
  2. To end, prohibit, or keep something from being known, heard, discussed, or seen. To end, prohibit, or keep something from being known, heard, discussed, or seen.
  3. To check or stop (a natural flow, secretion, or excretion)
To prohibit, as by official order, from doing, using, appearing, happening, etc.; forbid; censor
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  1. To prohibit, as by official order, from doing, using, appearing, happening, etc.; forbid; censor
  2. (South African) Under the former system of apartheid, to deprive (a person suspected of illegal activity) of the right of free movement and association with others.
  3. To prohibit (an action) or forbid the use of (something), especially by official decree:
To keep (information, etc) to oneself rather than revealing it.
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  1. To keep (information, etc) to oneself rather than revealing it.
  2. To refrain from granting, permitting, etc.; refuse
  3. To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
To examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws.
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  1. To examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws.
  2. To examine or review (troops, etc.) officially
  3. To look at carefully; examine critically, esp. in order to detect flaws or errors
(Archaic) To examine; inspect
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  1. (Archaic) To examine; inspect
  2. To watch over and direct; supervise.
  3. To catch sight of (a person or persons in some action) secretly or accidentally
(Rare) To deprive (a person) of rights, privileges, etc.
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  1. (Rare) To deprive (a person) of rights, privileges, etc.
  2. To shorten (a piece of writing) while preserving its substance; condense
  3. To condense or shorten the whole of something, such as a book, and not merely a portion of it.
To injure someone's feelings:
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  1. To injure someone's feelings:
  2. To go directly and often hastily:
  3. To form by penetrating, probing, or digging:
To supervise the publication of and set the policy for (a newspaper, periodical, reference book, etc.)
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  1. To supervise the publication of and set the policy for (a newspaper, periodical, reference book, etc.)
  2. To assemble the components of (a film or soundtrack, for example), as by cutting and splicing.
  3. To prepare (a film, tape, or recording) for presentation by cutting and splicing, dubbing, rearranging, etc.
To remove before publication or broadcasting (as an editorial decision).
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  1. To remove before publication or broadcasting (as an editorial decision).
To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
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  1. To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
  2. To study or analyze:
  3. To look at or into critically or methodically in order to find out the facts, condition, etc. of; investigate; inspect; scrutinize; inquire into
To expunge (objectionable material) from; delete
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  1. To expunge (objectionable material) from; delete
  2. To remove erroneous, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material from (a book, for example) before publication.
Alternative form of bowdlerize.
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  1. Alternative form of bowdlerize.
  2. To remove material that is considered offensive or objectionable from (a book, for example); expurgate.
(Law) To evaluate (a decision made by or action taken by a lower court) to determine whether any error was made.
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  1. (Law) To evaluate (a decision made by or action taken by a lower court) to determine whether any error was made.
  2. To consider retrospectively; look back on:
  3. To go over (lessons, a subject, etc.) again, as in study or recitation
To act as a critic.
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  1. To act as a critic.
  2. To evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults
  3. To find fault (with something)
To keep from being observed or discovered; hide.
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  1. To keep from being observed or discovered; hide.
  2. To put out of sight; hide
To spend (time) on matters of little or no importance
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  1. To spend (time) on matters of little or no importance
  2. (Informal) To overcome with laughter, chagrin, pleasure, surprise, etc.
  3. To cause (an engine, etc.) to stop; turn off
To place on or as if on a blacklist.
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  1. To place on or as if on a blacklist.
  2. To put on a blacklist
To edit out inappropriate spoken language in a broadcast by replacing offending words with bleeps.
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  1. To edit out inappropriate spoken language in a broadcast by replacing offending words with bleeps.
  2. (Intransitive) To emit one or more bleeps.
  3. To edit out (spoken material) from a broadcast or recording, especially by replacing with an electronic sound:
To censor inappropriate spoken words by obscuring them with the sound of a bleep
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  1. To censor inappropriate spoken words by obscuring them with the sound of a bleep
To edit, cross out, or correct with or as with a blue pencil
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  1. To edit, cross out, or correct with or as with a blue pencil
  2. To edit, especially to censor, written documents.
  3. (Politics, slang) To use a line-item veto
To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
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  1. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
  2. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
  3. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
Alternative form of bowdlerize.
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  1. Alternative form of bowdlerize.
  2. To remove material that is considered offensive or objectionable from (a book, for example); expurgate.
To expunge (objectionable material) from; delete
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  1. To expunge (objectionable material) from; delete
  2. To remove erroneous, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material from (a book, for example) before publication.
To show or project (a movie, for example) on a screen.
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  1. To show or project (a movie, for example) on a screen.
  2. To separate, conceal, shelter, or protect, with or as with a screen
  3. To provide with a screen or screens:
To prohibit, as by official order, from doing, using, appearing, happening, etc.; forbid; censor
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  1. To prohibit, as by official order, from doing, using, appearing, happening, etc.; forbid; censor
  2. (South African) Under the former system of apartheid, to deprive (a person suspected of illegal activity) of the right of free movement and association with others.
  3. To prohibit (an action) or forbid the use of (something), especially by official decree:
To be or become silent or still.
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  1. To be or become silent or still.
  2. To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
  3. To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
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  1. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
  2. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
  3. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
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  1. To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
  2. To inhibit the expression of (a gene):
  3. To restrain the growth, activity, or release of:
Find another word for censor. In this page you can discover 52 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for censor, like: inspector, judge, expurgator, guardian of morals, control, restrict, strike out, forbid, suppress, ban and withhold.