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To make something plain or comprehensible:
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  1. To make something plain or comprehensible:
  2. To give an explanation
  3. To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
To prepare definitions, as of words
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  1. To prepare definitions, as of words
  2. To determine or set down the boundaries of
  3. To give form or meaning to:
To indicate indirectly; imply
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  1. To indicate indirectly; imply
  2. To involve by logical necessity; entail:
  3. (Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
To translate (a message in cipher or code) into ordinary, understandable language; decode
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  1. To translate (a message in cipher or code) into ordinary, understandable language; decode
  2. To read or interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter).
  3. To find a solution to a problem.
To translate (a message in cipher or code) into ordinary, understandable language; decode
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  1. To translate (a message in cipher or code) into ordinary, understandable language; decode
  2. To read or interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter).
  3. To find a solution to a problem.
To make something plain or comprehensible:
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  1. To make something plain or comprehensible:
  2. To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
  3. To give an explanation
To make clear or explicit (something obscure or implied); explain fully
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  1. To make clear or explicit (something obscure or implied); explain fully
To make known or set forth; present:
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  1. To make known or set forth; present:
  2. To explain in detail; elucidate:
  3. To explain or interpret; clarify
To have or show one's own understanding of the meaning of; construe
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  1. To have or show one's own understanding of the meaning of; construe
  2. To act as an interpreter; explain or translate
  3. To bring out the meaning of; esp., to give one's own conception of (a work of art), as in performance or criticism
To explain in a simple and understandable manner.
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  1. To explain in a simple and understandable manner.
  2. To form (a word) from its component letters.
(Biology) To remove the nucleus of.
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  1. (Biology) To remove the nucleus of.
  2. (Intransitive, medicine) To remove something; especially, to remove an eyeball or tumor.
  3. (Archaic) To explain; elucidate.
To present or conceptualize the meaning of by means of art or criticism:
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  1. To present or conceptualize the meaning of by means of art or criticism:
  2. To translate from one language into another:
  3. To bring out the meaning of; esp., to give one's own conception of (a work of art), as in performance or criticism
To determine the intent or mood of:
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  1. To determine the intent or mood of:
  2. To get the meaning of (something written, printed, embossed, etc.) by using the eyes, or for Braille, the finger tips, to interpret its characters or signs
  3. To have or use as a preferred reading in a particular passage:
To start growing; root or germinate:
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  1. To start growing; root or germinate:
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To convey by transportation:
To force the purchase of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a put option.
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  1. To force the purchase of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a put option.
  2. To adapt:
  3. (Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
To give, hand over, deliver, present, or submit, as for approval, consideration, payment, etc.
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  1. To give, hand over, deliver, present, or submit, as for approval, consideration, payment, etc.
  2. To give or pay (something due or owed)
  3. To give in return or by obligation:
(Cytology) To convert into a chain of amino acids forming a specific protein: said of genetic information in the form of messenger RNA
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  1. (Cytology) To convert into a chain of amino acids forming a specific protein: said of genetic information in the form of messenger RNA
  2. (--- Eccles.) To transfer (a bishop) from one see to another; also, to move (a saint's body or remains) from one place of interment to another
  3. To put into different words; rephrase or paraphrase in explanation
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