The matter or task so authorized:
A mission established abroad.
A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients.
Keeping; care; custody
An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
(Law) The essential part of a complaint or accusation
A simultaneous or rapid and continuous discharge of many firearms
A guarding or keeping safe; care; protection; guardianship
Scoring ability or potential:
A jolting recoil:
(Figuratively, informal) A good time; an enjoyable moment.
A round of beef.
(Informal) A quick sharp blow:
An amount paid or required in payment for a purchase; a price.
The definition of a debit is a payment made, or a payment owed.
An arrangement for deferred payment of a loan or purchase:
(Card Games) A card that can win a trick and thus gain the lead
The period during which fraternity or sorority recruitment takes place
A command or direction; an order:
A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
An authoritative order or command
An order; direction; mandate
(Countable and uncountable) A requirement for something.
(Mil., etc.) An assigned period of responsibility, as a watch or sentry duty
A duty, obligation, or responsibility.
A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
Total cost or expenses
A reward offered for the capture or killing of a person:
The definition of appoint is to choose an individual for a position or office.
To cause to be conveyed by an intermediary to a destination:
To make into, treat as, or give the character of an institution to:
To order a person’s placement in, or to send a person to, a hospital, mental health facility, prison, or similar institution, especially pursuant to court order.
To deliver (merchandise, for example) for custody or sale.
To dislodge or throw by bucking
To grow; to advance.
(Often with off or out) To remove by tearing.
To arouse strong feeling in:
To rouse is to bring someone out of sleep, or to stir up an emotion.
To excite or disturb the feelings of
To sharpen to a point, as a pencil
To adjust or adapt to a certain level.
To initiate (a lawsuit):
To register (a charge or complaint, for example) before an authority, such as a court; file.
To accuse of being at fault; condemn (for something); censure
To give a transfusion to
(Chem.) To cause (a substance) to combine to the full extent of its combining capacity with another; neutralize
(Now Rare) To pass through; spread or be diffused throughout
To fertilize (an ovum, for example).
In general, to act in a way which results in an object becoming completely permeated or impregnated by some quality.
To transport as or send by freight
To keep or have on one's person:
To encumber is defined as to restrain, weigh down, hinder or obstruct.
To lift or balance (an object) in the hand or hands, in order to estimate its heaviness or weight
To sell at a lower price than or to work for lower wages or fees than (a competitor).
Tax is defined as to make people pay a percentage of money to the government.
A wind with a speed from 103 to 117 km (64 to 73 mi) per hour, rating 11 on the Beaufort scale.
Rate is defined as to judge or estimate the value of something.
To present (a charge) against a defendant before a court:
To penetrate is to pass into or through something.
To order or direct
To accuse of a crime or other wrongful act.
To assign as a characteristic; credit:
To establish or apply as compulsory; levy:
To formally charge (a public official) with malfeasance in office
Gripe is defined as to experience sharp intestinal pain, or to complain.
To mark (a score) with directions for the way to use the fingers
To discharge the duties of; occupy:
To urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal:
To order or compel to stop or prohibit commencement of an activity; of a judge: to grant a court order directing a party to cease a particular activity.
To claim as just or due:
To incur damage
To punish, esp. by beating
To have due claim to; call for:
To offer or propose (an amount) as a price.
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.ii:
To charge or invest with a trust or duty
In a direct manner; directly
To supply with an electric current.
To attack verbally, as with ridicule or censure.
To place or give (importance):
To regard as arising from a particular cause or source; ascribe:
To ascribe is to give credit for something to a specific cause or person.
To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
(Statistics) To assign a weight to in a frequency distribution
To burden or oppress; weigh down.
(Dated) To slow down, to hinder, to burden.
To add or increase to abundance or to a point of burdensomeness:
To fill up with items:
To fill (a plate, dry measure, etc.) full or to overflowing
To bind by a promise or agreement
To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
(Intransitive) To exert a binding or restraining influence.
A consumer complaint.
Supervision is the act or process of directing a person or group of people.
Watchful care or management; supervision.
A fierce attack.
(Management) The executives of an organisation, especially senior executives.
A writ or order from a court prohibiting a person or group from carrying out a given action, or ordering a given action to be done
A document or other communication that makes accusations of wrongdoing or describes an unacceptable situation:
A taking advantage of friendship, etc.
(Law) An assertion, made in a pleading, that its maker proposes to support with evidence
A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
A judge’s advice, cautionary statement, direction, reprimand, or warning to a jury, lawyer, party, spectator, or witness regarding any matter that arises during a judicial proceeding.
An invading or being invaded
The act of assessing; appraisal.
The reporting of a person to the authorities for possible criminal prosecution.
A general instruction or order issued authoritatively
A period of temporary custody while awaiting trial.
The definition of confinement is the action or state of being contained or kept in a place or situation.
One who relies on another, especially for financial support.
Something that is absolutely required or indispensable:
A rule, principle, or need that requires or compels certain action:
The definition of a commitment is a promise or agreement to do something.
A signal for such a withdrawal
To transfer or pour off completely:
The definition of absolve is to be forgiven for your sins or to be set free of all of the legal or moral consequences of your actions.
To free from blame.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
To free from blame; declare or prove guiltless
A retreat or retirement:
Vindication is the feeling that someone’s opinion or belief was justified.
A thrilling or being thrilled; tremor of excitement
The definition of approach refers to the process of going towards something.
Any definite or indefinite sum of money
To be sold; attract buyers: often used with reference to the rate of sale
(Reflexive) To devote or apply (oneself).
The act of administering; management; specif., the management of governmental or institutional affairs
Enjoyment is defined as a state of feeling pleasure and joy, or is defined as something that causes you to experience pleasure and joy.
That which is spoken; utterance, remark, statement, talk, conversation, etc.
A substance, especially a prepared chemical, that explodes or causes explosion.
A statement describing a relationship observed to be invariable between or among phenomena for all cases in which the specified conditions are met:
A sudden, often vehement outburst:
A sudden flood or rush of feeling; a thrill of excitement, animation, etc.
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