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To put or keep in prison; jail
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  1. To put or keep in prison; jail
  2. To put in or as if in prison; confine.
  3. To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
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  1. To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
  2. To build into a wall:
(Intransitive, colloquial, used only in the imperative) I don't believe it!, no way!
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  1. (Intransitive, colloquial, used only in the imperative) I don't believe it!, no way!
  2. To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
  3. To close (a building) so that no one can enter.
To insert into a container, usually an envelope or package.
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  1. To insert into a container, usually an envelope or package.
  2. To surround with a wall, fence, etc.
  3. To surround on all sides; close in:
To confine or restrict with a limit:
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  1. To confine or restrict with a limit:
  2. A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
  3. To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
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 enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
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  1. To enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
  2. To draw a figure around another figure so as to touch as many points as possible. A circle that is circumscribed around a triangle touches it at each of the triangle's three vertices.
  3. To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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  1. (Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
  2. (Idiomatic) to contain; stop
To enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
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  1. To enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
  2. To draw a figure around another figure so as to touch as many points as possible. A circle that is circumscribed around a triangle touches it at each of the triangle's three vertices.
  3. To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
To confine or restrict with a limit:
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  1. To confine or restrict with a limit:
  2. A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
  3. To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
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:
An elongated, offshore ridge of sand, gravel, or other unconsolidated sediment, formed by the action of waves or long-shore currents and submerged at least during high tide. Bars are especially common near the mouths of rivers or estuaries.
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  1. An elongated, offshore ridge of sand, gravel, or other unconsolidated sediment, formed by the action of waves or long-shore currents and submerged at least during high tide. Bars are especially common near the mouths of rivers or estuaries.
  2. A ridgelike mound of sand, gravel or silt formed within a stream, along its banks, or at its mouth. Bars form where the stream's current slows down, causing sediment to be deposited.
  3. To fasten with or as with a bar
(Printing) To fasten (type elements) in a chase or on the bed of a press by means of quoins
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  1. (Printing) To fasten (type elements) in a chase or on the bed of a press by means of quoins
  2. To sight and follow (a moving target) automatically:
  3. To move or pass (a ship) through a lock
To divide or separate with or as if with a wall. Often used with off:
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  1. To divide or separate with or as if with a wall. Often used with off:
  2. To block or close (an opening or passage, for example) with or as if with a wall.
  3. To confine or seal behind a wall; immure:
To hide (someone or something)
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  1. To hide (someone or something)
  2. To shut up in a private room for confidential discussion
To put in or as if in prison; confine.
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  1. To put in or as if in prison; confine.
  2. To put or keep in prison; jail
  3. To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
To close (a building) so that no one can enter.
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  1. To close (a building) so that no one can enter.
  2. To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
  3. (Ergative) Of a person, to stop talking or (of a person or thing) making noise.
To put under custody.
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  1. To put under custody.
  2. (Archaic) To retain or withhold (payment or property, for example).
  3. Keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention.
To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
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  1. To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
  2. To build into a wall:
To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
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  1. To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
  2. To put or keep in prison; jail
  3. To put in or as if in prison; confine.
To put in a prison or jail.
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  1. To put in a prison or jail.
  2. To shut in; confine.
  3. To imprison; jail
To detain or confine (foreign persons, ships, etc.), as during a war
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  1. To detain or confine (foreign persons, ships, etc.), as during a war
  2. To confine, especially in wartime.
  3. To train or serve as an intern.
To put or keep in or as in jail
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  1. To put or keep in or as in jail
  2. To detain in a jail.
To sight and follow (a moving target) automatically:
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  1. To sight and follow (a moving target) automatically:
  2. To become fastened by or as if by means of a lock:
  3. To pass through a lock or locks in a waterway.
The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
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  1. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
  2. A particular area of responsibility:
  3. A warp end.
The greatest number or amount allowed
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  1. The greatest number or amount allowed
  2. A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
  3. The point, line, or edge where something ends or must end; boundary or border beyond which something ceases to be or to be possible
The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
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  1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
  2. The greatest or least amount, number, or extent allowed or possible:
  3. Legal limit
A place or enclosure marked off by definite limits, such as walls:
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  1. A place or enclosure marked off by definite limits, such as walls:
  2. A boundary:
  3. Any limited area, as of thought
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