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A member of the lower house of Congress (House of Representatives) or of a state legislature
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  1. A member of the lower house of Congress (House of Representatives) or of a state legislature
  2. A member of a governmental body, usually legislative, chosen by popular vote.
  3. A member of a legislative assembly
An agent sent on a mission to represent or advance the interests of another.
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  1. An agent sent on a mission to represent or advance the interests of another.
  2. A person or agent sent on a specific mission
One appointed or authorized to act for another, especially a person appointed to vote as one wishes at a meeting.
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  1. One appointed or authorized to act for another, especially a person appointed to vote as one wishes at a meeting.
  2. A document empowering a person to act for another, as in voting at a stockholders' meeting
  3. The agency or function of a deputy
A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
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  1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
  2. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
  3. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
A person or thing serving or used in place of another
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  1. A person or thing serving or used in place of another
To pick out; select:
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  1. To pick out; select:
  2. To select by divine will for salvation. Used of God.
  3. (Theol.) To choose for eternal salvation
A force or substance that causes a change:
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  1. A force or substance that causes a change:
  2. A person, firm, etc. empowered to act for another
  3. A representative or official of a government or administrative department of a government:
An agent sent by a government or ruler to transact diplomatic business; specif., a diplomat (envoy extraordinary) ranking just below an ambassador
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  1. An agent sent by a government or ruler to transact diplomatic business; specif., a diplomat (envoy extraordinary) ranking just below an ambassador
  2. A minister plenipotentiary assigned to a foreign embassy, ranking next below the ambassador.
  3. representative
A person appointed to rule a monarchy when the sovereign is absent or too young or incapacitated to rule
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  1. A person appointed to rule a monarchy when the sovereign is absent or too young or incapacitated to rule
  2. (Now Rare) A ruler; governor
  3. A member of a board that governs an institution, such as a state university.
An orange and black North American butterfly (Limenitis archippus), resembling but somewhat smaller than the monarch.
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  1. An orange and black North American butterfly (Limenitis archippus), resembling but somewhat smaller than the monarch.
  2. An American butterfly (Limenitis archippus) of striking orange-and-black coloring, much like the monarch butterfly, but smaller
  3. A man who is the governor of a country, province, or colony, ruling as the representative of a sovereign.
Any of the three chief magistrates of the French Republic from 1799 to 1804.
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  1. Any of the three chief magistrates of the French Republic from 1799 to 1804.
  2. Either of the two chief magistrates of the Roman Republic, elected for a term of one year.
  3. A person appointed by a government to aid and serve its citizens and business interests in a foreign city
One who is appointed or assigned to a position or a public or private office or to perform a task.
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  1. One who is appointed or assigned to a position or a public or private office or to perform a task.
  2. A person who is appointed
  3. A person appointed to some position
A diplomatic agent, such as an ambassador, fully authorized to represent his or her government.
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  1. A diplomatic agent, such as an ambassador, fully authorized to represent his or her government.
  2. A person, esp. a diplomatic agent, given full authority to act as representative of a government
An authorized diplomatic representative of a government, usually ranking next below an ambassador.
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  1. An authorized diplomatic representative of a government, usually ranking next below an ambassador.
  2. A high officer of state appointed to head an executive or administrative department of government.
  3. A diplomatic officer sent to a foreign nation to represent his or her government, usually ranking below an ambassador
A surrogate mother.
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  1. A surrogate mother.
  2. A person appointed in place of another, especially a judicial officer who administers things concerning incompetents or decedents, and in certain instances, adoptions; any stand-in. A person appointed in place of another, especially a judicial officer who administers things concerning incompetents or decedents, and in certain instances, adoptions; any stand-in.
  3. (Psychiatry) A substitute figure, esp. a person of some authority, who replaces a father or mother in one's feelings
  1. Spokesman
  2. Person who acts as the voice of a group of people.
Arranged singly at intervals on a stem or twig. Elms, birches, oaks, cherry trees, and hickory trees have alternate leaves.
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  1. Arranged singly at intervals on a stem or twig. Elms, birches, oaks, cherry trees, and hickory trees have alternate leaves.
  2. Arranged regularly between other parts, as stamens between petals on a flower.
  3. A person acting in the place of another; a substitute.
One who has been nominated to an office or for a candidacy.
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  1. One who has been nominated to an office or for a candidacy.
  2. A person who is nominated, esp. a candidate for election
  3. A person or organisation in whose name a security is registered though true ownership is held by another party, called nominator, especially for the purpose of concealing the identity of the nominator.
(Sports) An official selected by an athletic association or league to exercise administrative or regulatory powers over it:
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  1. (Sports) An official selected by an athletic association or league to exercise administrative or regulatory powers over it:
  2. An official in charge of a certain government bureau, commission, departmental office, etc.
  3. A member of a commission.
A diplomatic official of the highest rank appointed and accredited as representative in residence by one government or sovereign to another, usually for a specific length of time.
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  1. A diplomatic official of the highest rank appointed and accredited as representative in residence by one government or sovereign to another, usually for a specific length of time.
  2. An authorized messenger or representative.
  3. An unofficial representative:
An official emissary, especially an official representative of the pope.
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  1. An official emissary, especially an official representative of the pope.
  2. An envoy or ambassador
  3. (Rom. History) The governor of a province, or his deputy
A distinct part or element of a whole, as of a mathematical equation, a sentence, a syllogism, a series, a building, a bridge, etc.
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  1. A distinct part or element of a whole, as of a mathematical equation, a sentence, a syllogism, a series, a building, a bridge, etc.
  2. A person belonging to some association, society, community, party, etc.
  3. One that belongs to a group or organization:
Any substitute for another
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  1. Any substitute for another
  2. A person of similar size and shape to an actor that "stands-in" for the actor during the lengthy process of setting up a shot, who, unlike a double, does not appear in the film.
  3. A person who serves as a substitute for a film or television actor or actress as while lights and cameras are being adjusted
  1. Submarine sandwich
  2. A substitute.
  3. A prefix that means “underneath or lower” (as in subsoil ), “a subordinate or secondary part of something else” (as in subphylum. ), or “less than completely” (as in subtropical. )
Alternative spelling of pinch hitter.
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  1. Alternative spelling of pinch hitter.
  2. (Cricket) An aggressive batsman brought on to score runs quickly, even at the risk of losing his wicket.
  3. (Colloquial) An individual who substitutes for another to perform one or more tasks.
To give permission for (something); sanction:
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  1. To give permission for (something); sanction:
  2. To give power or authority to; empower; commission
  3. To grant (someone) power or authority (to do something specific).
To give power or authority to; authorize
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  1. To give power or authority to; authorize
  2. To authorize or engage (someone to do something):
  3. To give an order for (a thing to be made or done)
(Law) To decide the disposition of (property) by special authority
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  1. (Law) To decide the disposition of (property) by special authority
  2. (Law) To direct the disposition of (property) to a person or persons in exercise of a power granted for this purpose by a preceding deed.
  3. To name or select officially for an office, position, etc.
To identify by the right name
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  1. To identify by the right name
  2. To mention, specify, or cite by name:
  3. To give a name or title to; entitle; style
To point out; mark out; indicate; specify
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  1. To point out; mark out; indicate; specify
  2. To select and set aside for a duty, office, or purpose:
  3. To give a name or title to; characterize:
To enter on the credit side of an account book.
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  1. To enter on the credit side of an account book.
  2. To certify as meeting certain set standards
  3. To give credit to:
To enter (a horse) in a horse race
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  1. To enter (a horse) in a horse race
  2. To propose as a candidate in an election or as one to be considered for an honor or prize:
  3. (Now Rare) To name, call, or designate
To make a selection; choose
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  1. To make a selection; choose
  2. To take as a choice from among several; pick out.
  3. To choose or pick out from among others, as for excellence, desirability, etc.
To decide or prefer
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  1. To decide or prefer
  2. To determine or decide:
  3. To select from a number of possible alternatives; decide on and pick out:
To give out as a task; allot:
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  1. To give out as a task; allot:
  2. (Law) To transfer (property, rights, or interests) from one to another.
  3. To transfer one’s duty, interest, or right to another, especially regarding property or under a contract, so that the transferee has the same duty, interest, or right as the transferor had. See also assignment and delegate.
To receive form or shape in a mold:
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  1. To receive form or shape in a mold:
  2. To choose actors for (a play, for example).
  3. To form (liquid metal, for example) into a particular shape by pouring into a mold.
To give a certain office or function to; appoint
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  1. To give a certain office or function to; appoint
  2. To set up (an assembly, proceedings, etc.) in a legal or official form
  3. To found (an institution, for example).
To grant a license to or for; authorize.
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  1. To grant a license to or for; authorize.
  2. To give license or a license to or for; permit formally
To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority.
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  1. To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority.
  2. To give permission, power, or the legal right to do something.
  3. To give someone more confidence and/or strength to do something, often by enabling them to increase their control over their own life or situation.
To act as deputy, esp. as temporary deputy
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  1. To act as deputy, esp. as temporary deputy
  2. To appoint or serve as a deputy.
  3. To make or name as a substitute.
To assign (authority or duties) to another; delegate.
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  1. To assign (authority or duties) to another; delegate.
  2. To give (authority, functions, etc.) to someone else as deputy
  3. To appoint as one's substitute, agent, etc.
To administer an oath to, as an oath of office or of citizenship.
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  1. To administer an oath to, as an oath of office or of citizenship.
To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on:
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  1. To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on:
  2. (Obs.) To put in order; arrange; prepare
  3. To order or decree by virtue of superior authority:
To endow with qualities, attributes, etc.
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  1. To endow with qualities, attributes, etc.
  2. To spend or devote for future advantage or benefit:
  3. (Rare) To vest or settle (a power or right) in a person, legislative body, etc.
To serve as justification or reasonable grounds for (an act, belief, etc.)
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  1. To serve as justification or reasonable grounds for (an act, belief, etc.)
  2. (Law) To guarantee clear title to (real property).
  3. To justify; to give grounds for.
To give as a trust to (someone):
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  1. To give as a trust to (someone):
  2. To give over (something) to another for care, protection, or performance:
  3. To charge or invest with a trust or duty
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  1. To give (someone) permission; to sanction or consent.
  2. To grant (someone) power or authority (to do something specific).
  3. To give power or authority to; empower; commission
To load to capacity; fill:
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  1. To load to capacity; fill:
  2. To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
  3. To excite; rouse:
(Law) To transfer (property, rights, or interests) from one to another.
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  1. (Law) To transfer (property, rights, or interests) from one to another.
  2. To give out as a task; allot:
  3. To transfer one’s duty, interest, or right to another, especially regarding property or under a contract, so that the transferee has the same duty, interest, or right as the transferor had. See also assignment and delegate.
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. To transfer oneself or be transferred; move
  3. 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.
(Done to a person) Exile or banish to a particular place.
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  1. (Done to a person) Exile or banish to a particular place.
  2. To refer, commit, or hand over for decision, action, etc.
  3. (In extended use) Consign or assign.
(Electricity) To become diverted by means of a shunt. Used of a circuit.
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  1. (Electricity) To become diverted by means of a shunt. Used of a circuit.
  2. (Medicine) To divert or permit flow of a body fluid from one pathway or region to another by surgical means.
  3. (Electricity) To provide or divert (current) by means of a shunt.
(Archaic) To cause to roll onward or downward.
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  1. (Archaic) To cause to roll onward or downward.
  2. To change gradually for the worse; decline; deteriorate; degenerate
  3. To pass on or delegate to another:
(Idiomatic) To dump (finish a relationship with someone)
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  1. (Idiomatic) To dump (finish a relationship with someone)
A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
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  1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
  2. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
  3. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
A member of a governmental body, usually legislative, chosen by popular vote.
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  1. A member of a governmental body, usually legislative, chosen by popular vote.
  2. A member of a legislative or governing body who represents a constituency.
  3. A member of a legislative assembly
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