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In negligence law, the level of caution and prudence demanded in the conduct of a person in a given situation. The appropriate level is determined by measuring the potential dangers in the particular situation, the risk that the person’s actions might bring the risk to fruition, and the possible ways of minimizing or eliminating the risk. In some situations, the level of care owed is determined by statute. See also reasonable man, malpractice, and negligence.
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  1. In negligence law, the level of caution and prudence demanded in the conduct of a person in a given situation. The appropriate level is determined by measuring the potential dangers in the particular situation, the risk that the person’s actions might bring the risk to fruition, and the possible ways of minimizing or eliminating the risk. In some situations, the level of care owed is determined by statute. See also reasonable man, malpractice, and negligence.
  2. Interest, regard, or liking:
  3. Attentive assistance or treatment to those in need:
Outward behavior; conduct; deportment
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  1. Outward behavior; conduct; deportment
  2. The way in which a person behaves; deportment.
Practice, style, execution, or method in the arts:
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  1. Practice, style, execution, or method in the arts:
  2. A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
  3. Kind; sort:
The process of directing the course of a spacecraft, missile, etc.
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  1. The process of directing the course of a spacecraft, missile, etc.
  2. Counseling, such as that provided for students seeking advice about vocational and educational matters.
  3. Any process or system to control the path of a vehicle, missile etc.
A rule, ordinance, or law by which conduct, etc. is regulated; specif., one of a body of rules or laws governing an industry, institution, or type of business
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  1. A rule, ordinance, or law by which conduct, etc. is regulated; specif., one of a body of rules or laws governing an industry, institution, or type of business
  2. A rule issued by an administrative agency or a local governmental body prescribing conditions or authorizations that must be followed by the public or by public utilities; the process of controlling by restrictions or rules. A rule issued by an administrative agency or a local governmental body prescribing conditions or authorizations that must be followed by the public or by public utilities; the process of controlling by restrictions or rules.
  3. A principle, rule, or law designed to control or govern conduct.
In criminal cases, the prosecution is occasionally referred to as the government.
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  1. In criminal cases, the prosecution is occasionally referred to as the government.
  2. The act or process of governing, especially the control and administration of public policy in a political unit.
  3. The exercise of authority over a state, district, organization, institution, etc.; direction; control; rule; management
Supervision; management:
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  1. Supervision; management:
  2. Care; custody:
  3. An individual or thing placed in another’s care.
(Theater) The director's plan for achieving certain effects, as of acting, lighting, etc.
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  1. (Theater) The director's plan for achieving certain effects, as of acting, lighting, etc.
  2. An authoritative order or command:
  3. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
(--- Informal) The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:
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  1. (--- Informal) The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:
  2. The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
  3. Medical, surgical, or cosmetic care, esp. a systematic course of this
An instance of such behavior.
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  1. An instance of such behavior.
  2. Improper, irresponsible, or silly behavior.
The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
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  1. The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
  2. Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange.
  3. A record of business conducted at a meeting; proceedings.
An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.
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  1. An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.
  2. Watchful care or management; supervision.
  3. Supervision or management.
An approach or policy with regard to something:
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  1. An approach or policy with regard to something:
  2. The way things stand; condition with respect to circumstances
  3. An official stand or position, as that taken by a nation on a major issue
A standard of comparison for verifying or checking the findings of an experiment; specif., such a standard obtained by withholding the substance, treatment, drug, etc. being tested
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  1. A standard of comparison for verifying or checking the findings of an experiment; specif., such a standard obtained by withholding the substance, treatment, drug, etc. being tested
  2. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
  3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
The process of packing and distributing merchandise:
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  1. The process of packing and distributing merchandise:
  2. The act or an instance of touching, moving, etc. with the hands
  3. The way in which something is handled or taken care of:
Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
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  1. Governing power or its possession or use; authority.
  2. An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency. An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency.
  3. Government; reign; control
The act or practice of manipulating.
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  1. The act or practice of manipulating.
  2. Shrewd or devious management, especially for one's own advantage.
  3. A manipulating or being manipulated; skillful handling or operation, artful management or control, etc.
The art or skill of using stratagems in endeavors such as politics and business.
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  1. The art or skill of using stratagems in endeavors such as politics and business.
  2. The science and art of using all the forces of a nation to execute approved plans as effectively as possible during peace or war.
  3. A plan of action resulting from strategy or intended to accomplish a specific goal.
A written contract in which one party guarantees to insure another against a specified loss, damage, injury, etc. in return for payments, usually periodic, called premiums
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  1. A written contract in which one party guarantees to insure another against a specified loss, damage, injury, etc. in return for payments, usually periodic, called premiums
  2. (--- Obs.) Government or polity
  3. A plan or course of action, as of a government, political party, or business, intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters:
The act of carrying out the provisions of such a writ or order
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  1. The act of carrying out the provisions of such a writ or order
  2. (Law) A writ or order, issued by a court, giving authority to put a judgment into effect
  3. The manner, style, or result of performance:
Any methods used to gain an end; esp., skillful methods or procedure
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  1. Any methods used to gain an end; esp., skillful methods or procedure
  2. The science of arranging and maneuvering military and naval forces in action or before the enemy, esp. (as distinguished from ) with reference to short-range objectives
  3. The study of the most effective ways of securing objectives set by strategy, as in deploying and directing troops, ships, and aircraft against an enemy.
The act, process, or function of supervising.
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  1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
A regulated system, as of medication, diet, or exercise, used to promote health or treat illness or injury.
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  1. A regulated system, as of medication, diet, or exercise, used to promote health or treat illness or injury.
  2. (Archaic) Governmental rule or control.
  3. (Rare) The act of governing; government; rule
A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
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  1. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
  2. A proposed or intended course of action:
  3. A program or policy stipulating a service or benefit:
The administrative personnel of such a structure:
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  1. The administrative personnel of such a structure:
  2. (Countable) A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.
  3. A group of persons organized for a particular purpose; an association or business.
To accompany or guide, especially as an escort:
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  1. To accompany or guide, especially as an escort:
  2. To go with as an escort; accompany to protect or show honor or courtesy to
To accompany, especially for protection; escort:
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  1. To accompany, especially for protection; escort:
  2. To go along with as an escort, esp. in order to protect; escort
To go regularly to:
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  1. To go regularly to:
  2. To apply or direct oneself; take action:
  3. To accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result:
To give or apply (medicine, etc.)
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  1. To give or apply (medicine, etc.)
  2. To manage or direct (the affairs of a government, institution, etc.)
  3. To direct the taking of (an oath).
To manage, administer to, or represent:
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  1. To manage, administer to, or represent:
  2. To manage, control, direct, train, etc.
  3. To direct, execute, or dispose of:
To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
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  1. To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
  2. To supervise the performance of:
  3. In a direct manner; directly
To serve as a channel or medium for; transmit
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  1. To serve as a channel or medium for; transmit
  2. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
  3. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
To take further; advance:
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  1. To take further; advance:
  2. To act as a bearer:
  3. To sing (a melody, for example) on key:
To make over or convey (property, title to property, etc.) to another
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  1. To make over or convey (property, title to property, etc.) to another
  2. Any and every method of removing something from one person or place to another; specifically, the handing over of possession or control of assets or title. Transfer may be affected by assignment, by delivery, by indorsement, and by operation of law. Any and every method of removing something from one person or place to another; specifically, the handing over of possession or control of assets or title. Transfer may be affected by assignment, by delivery, by indorsement, and by operation of law. the act of handing over possession or control.
  3. To transfer oneself or be transferred; move
To cause to move in a certain direction or toward a certain object; turn or point:
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  1. To cause to move in a certain direction or toward a certain object; turn or point:
  2. To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
  3. In a direct manner; directly
To conduct or direct affairs; carry on business
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  1. To conduct or direct affairs; carry on business
  2. To continue to get along; carry on; cope:
  3. To have charge of; direct; administer
To conduct or direct the affairs of (a business, etc.); manage
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  1. To conduct or direct the affairs of (a business, etc.); manage
  2. To be in action so as to produce an effect; act; function; work
  3. To control the functioning of; run:
To control, manage, or direct:
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  1. To control, manage, or direct:
  2. To subject oneself or be subjected to:
  3. To do or carry out:
(Intransitive) To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).
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  1. (Intransitive) To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).
  2. To direct the course or movement of
  3. To direct a conversation.
To hold while moving something out.
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  1. To hold while moving something out.
  2. (Idiomatic) To fulfill.
(Chiefly Brit., Dial.) To hire
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  1. (Chiefly Brit., Dial.) To hire
  2. To engage in or carry on (a war, struggle, campaign, etc.)
To concentrate or focus (one's sight or attention, for example) on a particular object or activity.
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  1. To concentrate or focus (one's sight or attention, for example) on a particular object or activity.
  2. To indicate the intended recipient on (a letter, for example).
  3. To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
To accompany or guide, especially as an escort:
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  1. To accompany or guide, especially as an escort:
  2. To go with as an escort; accompany to protect or show honor or courtesy to
To point out the way for; direct on a course; conduct; lead
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  1. To point out the way for; direct on a course; conduct; lead
  2. To direct the course of; steer:
  3. To direct the course or motion of (a vehicle, implement, etc.) by physical action
To show the way to, or direct the course of, by going before or along with; conduct; guide
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  1. To show the way to, or direct the course of, by going before or along with; conduct; guide
  2. To play a principal or guiding role in:
  3. To guide or direct in a course:
To steer or control the course of:
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  1. To steer or control the course of:
  2. To serve as the pilot of (a plane, for example).
  3. To guide; conduct; lead
To send or forward by a specific route.
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  1. To send or forward by a specific route.
  2. To schedule the order of (a sequence of procedures).
  3. To fix the order of procedure of (a series of operations, etc.)
To tend, herd, guard, or lead as or like a shepherd
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  1. To tend, herd, guard, or lead as or like a shepherd
  2. To direct or instruct in a certain manner:
  3. To guide or lead on a course:
To be or become seen or visible; appear
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  1. To be or become seen or visible; appear
  2. To cause or allow to be seen; display:
  3. To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show
To follow or move in a set course.
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  1. To follow or move in a set course.
  2. To direct the course or movement of
  3. (Intransitive) To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).
To lead or conduct:
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  1. To lead or conduct:
  2. To serve as an usher to; escort.
  3. To act as an usher to; escort or conduct (others) to seats, etc.
To keep in stock; offer for sale:
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  1. To keep in stock; offer for sale:
  2. To act as a bearer:
  3. To sing (a melody, for example) on key:
To direct or guide along some desired course:
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  1. To direct or guide along some desired course:
  2. To use or follow as a model; imitate:
  3. To send through a channel
To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
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  1. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
  2. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
  3. To serve as a channel or medium for; transmit
To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
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  1. To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
  2. To cause something such as an infection to spread; pass on.
  3. To impart or convey to others by inheritance.
Habitual or vigorous activity; energy:
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  1. Habitual or vigorous activity; energy:
  2. The most important or exciting work or activity in a specific field or area:
  3. The way of moving, working, etc., as of a machine, an organ of the body, etc.
The manner in which something functions or operates:
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  1. The manner in which something functions or operates:
  2. One of these actions. Certain animal behaviors (such as nest building) result from instinct , while others (such as hunting) must be learned.
  3. The way a machine, element, etc. acts or functions
Manner of behaving; bearing; deportment.
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  1. Manner of behaving; bearing; deportment.
  2. Behavior or bearing; deportment
  3. The manner in which one behaves or conducts oneself
  1. Apparent level of schooling or training:
  2. The manner of conducting or bearing oneself; behavior; demeanor
  3. A manner of personal conduct; behavior.
An aspect, particular, or feature:
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  1. An aspect, particular, or feature:
  2. Distance [a long way off]
  3. Space to proceed:
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