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An automobile that is bigger in size than a subcompact but smaller than an intermediate.
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  1. An automobile that is bigger in size than a subcompact but smaller than an intermediate.
  2. A small cosmetic case, usually containing face powder and mirror
  3. An agreement or a covenant.
The act of stipulating
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  1. The act of stipulating
  2. The document or agreement, or a provision in a document or agreement, specifying something that is agreed to.
  3. A factual condition or requirement incorporated as a term of a contract; an agreement between opposing parties as to a procedure, as in a “stipulation to extend time to respond,” or a fact, as in “a stipulation as to liability.” A stipulation made by a party to a pending court case or made by the party’s lawyer with respect to the case is always binding. A factual condition or requirement incorporated as a term of a contract; an agreement between opposing parties as to a procedure, as in a “stipulation to extend time to respond,” or a fact, as in “a stipulation as to liability.” A stipulation made by a party to a pending court case or made by the party’s lawyer with respect to the case is always binding.
Harmony of opinion; accord:
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  1. Harmony of opinion; accord:
  2. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
  3. A mutual understanding between two or more legally competent individuals or entities about their rights and duties regarding their past or future performances and consideration. While an agreement usually leads to a contract, it could also be an executed sale, a gift or other transfer of property, or a promise without a legal obligation.
An action under the common law to recover damages for the breach of a contract under seal. See also assumpsit.
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  1. An action under the common law to recover damages for the breach of a contract under seal. See also assumpsit.
  2. A written and legally enforceable agreement or promise that is often a part of a contract or deed, especially one to maintain the status quo of something or to do or not do something during the term of the covenant.
  3. An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
Something which must be fulfilled, in accordance with a contract.
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  1. Something which must be fulfilled, in accordance with a contract.
In the U.S., an official gathering of delegates of a political party to select candidates for office, formulate party policies, etc.
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  1. In the U.S., an official gathering of delegates of a political party to select candidates for office, formulate party policies, etc.
  2. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
  3. A practice or procedure widely observed in a group, especially to facilitate social interaction; a custom:
(Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
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  1. (Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
  2. The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
  3. (Countable) Opinion, judgement or outlook.
A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
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  1. A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
  2. Indication, as of a successful prospect or future; basis for expectation
  3. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding.
The condition of something thus given or held:
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  1. The condition of something thus given or held:
  2. A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
  3. A promise or agreement
The action of engaging or the state of being engaged:
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  1. The action of engaging or the state of being engaged:
  2. A promise; pledge
  3. A specific, often limited, period of employment:
The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
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  1. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
  2. A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
  3. The binding power of a contract, promise, etc.
Something that assures a particular outcome or condition:
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  1. Something that assures a particular outcome or condition:
  2. A promise or assurance, especially one given in writing, that attests to the quality or durability of a product or service.
  3. A written declaration that a certain product will be fit for a purpose and work correctly.
The financial obligations entered in the balance sheet of a business enterprise.
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  1. The financial obligations entered in the balance sheet of a business enterprise.
  2. More generally, a debt or other legal obligation to pay an assessed amount (for example, taxes).
  3. Something for which one is liable; an obligation, responsibility, or debt.
An agreement between a pope and a government concerning the regulation of church affairs
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  1. An agreement between a pope and a government concerning the regulation of church affairs
  2. A compact; formal agreement; covenant
An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution. An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution.
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  1. An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution. An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution.
  2. An agreement, arrangement, or adjustment
  3. An arrangement or agreement reached, as in business proceedings or negotiating a dispute:
A settlement or adjustment, as of a dispute, difference, etc.
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  1. A settlement or adjustment, as of a dispute, difference, etc.
  2. (Music) Adaptation of a composition to other instruments or voices than those for which it was originally written, or to the style of a certain band or orchestra
  3. A particular way in which items are organized.
A player's turn or right to deal
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  1. A player's turn or right to deal
  2. A business transaction:
  3. (Informal) Treatment received:
  1. A usually unwritten agreement not bound by law but by honour
  2. Alternative form of gentleman's agreement.
  3. An agreement guaranteed only by the pledged word or unspoken understanding of the parties.
An order, especially one from a court, directing that a person be taken to and placed in the care or custody of a hospital, mental health facility, prison, or similar institution.
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  1. An order, especially one from a court, directing that a person be taken to and placed in the care or custody of a hospital, mental health facility, prison, or similar institution.
  2. Something pledged, especially an engagement by contract involving financial obligation.
  3. Dedication to a long-term course of action; engagement; involvement
An official agreement between governments at war, especially one concerning the exchange of prisoners.
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  1. An official agreement between governments at war, especially one concerning the exchange of prisoners.
  2. An association of industrialists, business firms, etc. for establishing a national or international monopoly by price fixing, ownership of controlling stock, etc.; trust
  3. A group of independent producers or sellers in a particular industry, or a group of businesses with a common interest, who have joined together to reduce competition between themselves by allocating markets, sharing knowledge, or controlling the price and production of a product or service. See also monopoly and oligopoly. A group of independent producers or sellers in a particular industry, or a group of businesses with a common interest, who have joined together to reduce competition between themselves by allocating markets, sharing knowledge, or controlling the price and production of a product or service. See also monopoly and oligopoly.
Property acquired or services rendered as a result of such an agreement.
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  1. Property acquired or services rendered as a result of such an agreement.
  2. An agreement between parties fixing obligations that each promises to carry out.
  3. An agreement establishing the terms of a sale or exchange of goods or services:
An arrangement between people; a compact.
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  1. An arrangement between people; a compact.
  2. An agreement between persons, groups, or nations; compact; covenant
  3. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
The place at which the warp-threads cross on a loom.
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  1. The place at which the warp-threads cross on a loom.
  2. The period of time for which such a contract is in force
  3. A contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified period in exchange for a specified rent or other form of payment.
A document separated into portions so as to create indentations that allow the holders of the separate portions to match up in order to confirm authenticity.
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  1. A document separated into portions so as to create indentations that allow the holders of the separate portions to match up in order to confirm authenticity.
  2. An instrument or agreement specifying the terms of a bond or trust.
  3. (Law) A contract which binds a person to work for another, under specified conditions, for a specified time (often as an apprentice).
(Law) The issue in a writ of right.
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To become or appear to become smaller:
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  1. To become or appear to become smaller:
  2. To become or seem to become smaller, more compact, etc.; contract, as from heat, cold, moisture, etc.
  3. To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
(Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
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  1. (Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
  2. To become more dense or compact.
  3. To cause (a gas or vapor) to change to a liquid.
To make smaller or narrower, esp. at one place, by binding, squeezing, or shrinking; contract
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  1. To make smaller or narrower, esp. at one place, by binding, squeezing, or shrinking; contract
  2. To become constricted.
  3. To hold in; limit; restrict
(Idiomatic) To attract (groups of people).
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  1. (Idiomatic) To attract (groups of people).
  2. (Idiomatic, intransitive, of night/darkness) To approach.
  3. (Idiomatic) To get someone involved.
To become or make much less or smaller; dwindle.
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  1. To become or make much less or smaller; dwindle.
  2. To lose or cause to lose vitality or intensity:
To make or become weak or weaker
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  1. To make or become weak or weaker
  2. (Intransitive) To become weaker.
(Economics) To reduce the amount or availability of (currency or credit), effecting a decline in prices.
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  1. (Economics) To reduce the amount or availability of (currency or credit), effecting a decline in prices.
  2. To be or become deflated:
  3. To reduce or lessen the size or importance of:
To bend, turn, or slope downward or aside
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  1. To bend, turn, or slope downward or aside
  2. To draw to a gradual close:
  3. To refuse politely:
To diminish in size or weight.
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  1. To diminish in size or weight.
  2. (Intransitive) To cease to support a person or cause.
  3. To get worse
(Law) To become void.
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  1. (Law) To become void.
  2. To become less in amount, degree, force, etc.; diminish
  3. To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen:
To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink.
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  1. To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink.
  2. To sit down slowly; settle down:
  3. To become less active, intense, etc.; abate
To fall away or back; decline or recede.
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  1. To fall away or back; decline or recede.
  2. To weaken or lessen; decline
To approach an end:
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  1. To approach an end:
  2. To decrease gradually in size, number, strength, or intensity:
  3. To become less intense, bright, strong, etc.; grow dim or faint, as a light
To form a wrinkle or wrinkles in, as by contracting; pucker; crease
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  1. To form a wrinkle or wrinkles in, as by contracting; pucker; crease
  2. To make wrinkles or a wrinkle in:
  3. (Intransitive) To pucker or become uneven or irregular.
To become securely joined or mended together closely, as a fractured bone.
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  1. To become securely joined or mended together closely, as a fractured bone.
  2. To become whole or intact, as a broken bone
  3. To become contracted into a frown
To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
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  1. To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
  2. (Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
  3. (Intransitive) To become less.
To fail to use or take advantage of:
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  1. To fail to use or take advantage of:
  2. To cause the loss of
  3. To suffer loss:
(Intransitive) To decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size.
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  1. (Intransitive) To decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size.
  2. To keep on becoming or making smaller or less; diminish; shrink
  3. To become gradually less until little remains.
To expend; use up:
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  1. To expend; use up:
  2. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
  3. To waste; squander.
To yield or grant to one formerly in possession; cede (something) back.
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  1. To yield or grant to one formerly in possession; cede (something) back.
  2. To become less; diminish
  3. To go or move back from a former position
(Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
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  1. (Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
  2. (Intransitive) To become detached or to drop from.
  3. (Nautical) To change the direction of the sail so as to point in a direction that is more down wind; to bring the bow leeward.
To cause to lose force or vitality; diminish or destroy:
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  1. To cause to lose force or vitality; diminish or destroy:
  2. To dry up or shrivel from loss of moisture.
  3. To lose vigor or freshness; become wasted or decayed
To be used up or worn down gradually; become smaller or fewer by gradual loss
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  1. To be used up or worn down gradually; become smaller or fewer by gradual loss
  2. To lose or cause to lose energy, strength, weight, or vigor, as by the progressive effects of a disease such as metastatic cancer.
  3. To gradually lose energy, strength, or bodily substance, as from disease.
To give off vapor
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  1. To give off vapor
  2. To convert or change into a vapor.
  3. To remove moisture from (milk, vegetables, fruits, etc.) by heating or drying so as to get a concentrated product
To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
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  1. To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
  2. (Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
  3. To press together:
To become more dense or compact.
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  1. To become more dense or compact.
  2. To concentrate (a substance), especially by removing water.
  3. (Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
To make shorter:
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  1. To make shorter:
  2. To shorten (a word or phrase) by leaving out letters or, sometimes, by substituting letters, numerals, symbols, etc.
  3. To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.
To reduce the length of (a written text); condense:
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  1. To reduce the length of (a written text); condense:
  2. To condense or shorten the whole of something, such as a book, and not merely a portion of it.
  3. To shorten (a piece of writing) while preserving its substance; condense
To be an epitome of.
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  1. To be an epitome of.
  2. To make an epitome of; sum up.
  3. To be a typical example of:
To assemble the components of (a film or soundtrack, for example), as by cutting and splicing.
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  1. To assemble the components of (a film or soundtrack, for example), as by cutting and splicing.
  2. To prepare (a film, tape, or recording) for presentation by cutting and splicing, dubbing, rearranging, etc.
  3. To prepare an edition of for publication:
(Obs.) To take no notice of
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  1. (Obs.) To take no notice of
  2. To fail to include or mention; leave out:
  3. To fail to include; leave out
To decrease or limit in width
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  1. To decrease or limit in width
  2. To become narrower; contract.
  3. To decrease in width; contract
To keep within bounds; restrict:
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  1. To keep within bounds; restrict:
  2. To restrict in movement:
  3. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; followed by on or with.
To make a covenant
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  1. To make a covenant
  2. To promise by a covenant.
  3. To enter into a covenant.
To accept tentative membership in (a fraternity, etc.)
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  1. To accept tentative membership in (a fraternity, etc.)
  2. To bind by a promise or agreement
  3. To promise to join (a fraternity or similar organization).
To commit oneself by a promise to do or give; pledge:
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  1. To commit oneself by a promise to do or give; pledge:
  2. To afford a basis for expecting:
  3. (Archaic) To pledge to give in marriage
To give a promise or pledge that; contract
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  1. To give a promise or pledge that; contract
  2. To take upon oneself; to start, to embark on (a specific task etc.).
  3. Shakespeare
(Idiomatic, with "with") See come to terms with.
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  1. (Idiomatic, with "with") See come to terms with.
  2. (Idiomatic, of two or more parties, often with a prepositional phrase) to reach an agreement or settle a dispute.
To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
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  1. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
  2. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
  3. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
To succeed in accomplishing or managing:
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  1. To succeed in accomplishing or managing:
  2. To arrange or settle by discussion and mutual agreement:
  3. To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement:
To negotiate the terms of an agreement, as to sell or exchange.
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  1. To negotiate the terms of an agreement, as to sell or exchange.
  2. To discuss the details of a transaction, contract, treaty, etc., trying to get the best possible terms
  3. A voluntary agreement between parties for the exchange or purchase of goods or services, regardless of whether the transaction is legal or the consideration is sufficient for the agreement to constitute a contract. Synonymous with contract. A voluntary agreement between parties for the exchange or purchase of goods or services, regardless of whether the transaction is legal or the consideration is sufficient for the agreement to constitute a contract. Synonymous with contract. To negotiate the terms of an agreement.
To express consent; concur:
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  1. To express consent; concur:
  2. To grant or acknowledge
  3. To grant or concede:
To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
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  1. To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
  2. To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
  3. To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
To confine or restrict with a limit:
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  1. To confine or restrict with a limit:
  2. To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
  3. 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.
To border on another place, state, or country.
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  1. To border on another place, state, or country.
  2. To spring back from a surface after striking it, as a ball does; bounce; rebound
  3. Simple past tense and past participle of bind
To enter into conflict with (the enemy)
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  1. To enter into conflict with (the enemy)
  2. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
  3. To enter or bring into conflict with:
To form an agreement.
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  1. To form an agreement.
  2. To specify in the terms of an agreement, a contract, etc.
  3. To agree to (a fact) in order to reduce the scope of the dispute to be resolved by a court. Used of litigants.
(Obs.) To agree
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  1. (Obs.) To agree
  2. To give permission, approval, or assent (to something proposed or requested) in opinion
  3. To give assent, as to the proposal of another; agree:
To express acceptance of an opinion, proposal, etc.; agree (to); concur
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  1. To express acceptance of an opinion, proposal, etc.; agree (to); concur
  2. To admit a thing as true.
  3. To agree to, give approval.
To mark or sign with initials, especially for purposes of authorization or approval.
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  1. To mark or sign with initials, especially for purposes of authorization or approval.
  2. To mark or sign with an initial or initials
To complete the final details or negotiations on:
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  1. To complete the final details or negotiations on:
  2. To bring to an end; terminate:
  3. To join or unite; bring into contact:
To work for gain or profit; make money:
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  1. To work for gain or profit; make money:
  2. To go and bring
  3. To cause to move or leave:
To become liable or subject to as a result of one's actions; bring upon oneself:
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  1. To become liable or subject to as a result of one's actions; bring upon oneself:
  2. To come into or acquire (something undesirable)
A mutual understanding between two or more legally competent individuals or entities about their rights and duties regarding their past or future performances and consideration. While an agreement usually leads to a contract, it could also be an executed sale, a gift or other transfer of property, or a promise without a legal obligation.
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  1. A mutual understanding between two or more legally competent individuals or entities about their rights and duties regarding their past or future performances and consideration. While an agreement usually leads to a contract, it could also be an executed sale, a gift or other transfer of property, or a promise without a legal obligation.
  2. A contract
  3. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
The union or cohesion brought about by such a substance or agent.
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  1. The union or cohesion brought about by such a substance or agent.
  2. (Finance) An interest-bearing certificate issued by a government or business, promising to pay the holder a specified sum on a specified date: it is a common means of raising capital funds
  3. A binding agreement; covenant
A small cosmetic case, usually containing face powder and mirror
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  1. A small cosmetic case, usually containing face powder and mirror
  2. A compact automobile
  3. An agreement or a covenant.
A widely used and accepted device or technique, as in drama, literature, or painting:
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  1. A widely used and accepted device or technique, as in drama, literature, or painting:
  2. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
  3. A practice or procedure widely observed in a group, especially to facilitate social interaction; a custom:
An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
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  1. An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
  2. A clause of such a contract
  3. A binding agreement; a compact.
An arrangement between people; a compact.
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  1. An arrangement between people; a compact.
  2. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
  3. An agreement between persons, groups, or nations; compact; covenant
An agreement between parties fixing obligations that each promises to carry out.
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  1. An agreement between parties fixing obligations that each promises to carry out.
  2. Such an agreement considered in terms of its worth to one of the parties
  3. Something offered or acquired at a price advantageous to the buyer:
An agreement or a covenant.
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  1. An agreement or a covenant.
  2. An automobile that is bigger in size than a subcompact but smaller than an intermediate.
  3. A small cosmetic case, usually containing face powder and mirror
(Theol.) The promise made by God to humanity and the relationship it established, as described in the Bible
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  1. (Theol.) The promise made by God to humanity and the relationship it established, as described in the Bible
  2. An action under the common law to recover damages for the breach of a contract under seal. See also assumpsit.
  3. A written and legally enforceable agreement or promise that is often a part of a contract or deed, especially one to maintain the status quo of something or to do or not do something during the term of the covenant.
A player's turn or right to deal
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  1. A player's turn or right to deal
  2. A business transaction:
  3. (Informal) Treatment received:
A record of the proceedings of a society, convention, etc., esp. a published one
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  1. A record of the proceedings of a society, convention, etc., esp. a published one
  2. Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange.
  3. A business deal or agreement
To negotiate the terms of an agreement, as to sell or exchange.
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  1. To negotiate the terms of an agreement, as to sell or exchange.
  2. To discuss the details of a transaction, contract, treaty, etc., trying to get the best possible terms
  3. A voluntary agreement between parties for the exchange or purchase of goods or services, regardless of whether the transaction is legal or the consideration is sufficient for the agreement to constitute a contract. Synonymous with contract. A voluntary agreement between parties for the exchange or purchase of goods or services, regardless of whether the transaction is legal or the consideration is sufficient for the agreement to constitute a contract. Synonymous with contract. To negotiate the terms of an agreement.
To make a covenant
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  1. To make a covenant
  2. To enter into a covenant.
  3. To promise by a covenant.
To enter or bring into conflict with:
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  1. To enter or bring into conflict with:
  2. To pledge or promise, especially to marry:
  3. To bind (oneself) by a promise; pledge; specif. (now only in the passive), to bind by a promise of marriage; betroth
To offer or guarantee by a solemn binding promise:
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  1. To offer or guarantee by a solemn binding promise:
  2. To promise to join (a fraternity or similar organization).
  3. To bind by a promise or agreement
(Archaic) To pledge to give in marriage
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  1. (Archaic) To pledge to give in marriage
  2. To commit oneself by a promise to do or give; pledge:
  3. To afford a basis for expecting:
(Intransitive) To commit oneself (to an obligation, activity etc.).
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  1. (Intransitive) To commit oneself (to an obligation, activity etc.).
  2. To give a promise or pledge that; contract
  3. To promise or guarantee:
To go to see (a performance, for example):
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  1. To go to see (a performance, for example):
  2. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
  3. To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
To make available and effective to fulfill a particular end or need:
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  1. To make available and effective to fulfill a particular end or need:
  2. To come into being or activity; occur or happen
  3. To cause to become more complex or intricate; add detail and fullness to; elaborate:
To cause to undertake or perform; prevail on:
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  1. To cause to undertake or perform; prevail on:
  2. To take revenge on, especially to kill in revenge for a wrong.
  3. To cause to move or leave:
To make or become sick, ill, disgusted, distressed, etc.
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  1. To make or become sick, ill, disgusted, distressed, etc.
To get possession of (fish or game, for example) by capturing or killing.
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  1. To get possession of (fish or game, for example) by capturing or killing.
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To subtract:
To consolidate; combine.
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  1. To consolidate; combine.
  2. To press or join firmly together:
  3. To be capable of being pressed tightly together or to become so pressed:
To press together:
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  1. To press together:
  2. (Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
  3. To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
To make smaller or narrower, esp. at one place, by binding, squeezing, or shrinking; contract
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  1. To make smaller or narrower, esp. at one place, by binding, squeezing, or shrinking; contract
  2. To become constricted.
  3. To hold in; limit; restrict
(Rare) To cause to contract, constrict, or shrink
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  1. (Rare) To cause to contract, constrict, or shrink
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
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  1. To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
  2. To cause to become smaller.
  3. To become smaller from exposure to heat, moisture, or cold:

Synonym Study

  • Deflate implies a reduction in size or bulk by the removal of air, gas, or in extended use, anything insubstantial to deflate a balloon, to deflate one's ego
  • To compress is to press or squeeze into a more compact, orderly form a lifetime's work compressed into one volume
  • Condense suggests reduction of something into a more compact or more dense form without loss of essential content condensed milk
  • shrinking profits
  • To shrink is to contract so as to be short of the original or normal length, amount, extent, etc. those shirts have shrunk
  • Contract implies a drawing together of surface or parts and a resultant decrease in size, bulk, or extent cold contracts metals
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