Part of speech:
To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify:
To identify by the right name
To be the distinctive character of; distinguish
To give a right or legal title to; qualify (a person) to something
To designate; call.
To signify or refer to explicitly; stand for; mean
To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding. To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
To distribute according to a plan; allot:
To set aside or reserve for a special purpose or recipient
To select or designate to fill an office or a position:
(Archaic) To recommend for advancement or appointment; promote.
To use gently; spare
To take as a choice from among several; pick out.
To enter (a horse) in a horse race
To load to capacity; fill:
A circumscribed space or area
An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing:
Nomination or appointment.
The act of nominating or the fact of being nominated
A single item or article that has been specified.
Something specified or agreed to, as in a contract.
To give official approval to or permission for
To give or apply a name to
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.
To give an order for (a thing to be made or done)
To issue or express in terms of a given monetary unit:
To execute (a golf stroke, for example) poorly.
To select by divine will for salvation. Used of God.
To recognize as being, or show to be, the very person or thing known, described, or claimed; fix the identity of
To have in mind for a particular use:
To attach a label to; mark with a label
Either the second or third term of a proportion of four terms. In the proportion2 /3 =4 /6 , the means are 3 and 4.
To apply jewels to; stud:
To permit access to (a house, for example) when offering for sale or rent.
To cause stigmata to appear on.
To specify or agree to as a condition in an agreement:
To treat (hair) by cutting, blow-drying, coloring, etc. in order to achieve a desired, usually fashionable, style
To give a title to; designate by a specified name, or title; entitle
To take possession of or make use of exclusively for oneself, often without permission:
(Informal) To make use of for the first time
To label, identify, or recognize with a tag or other identifier:
To add up to:
To make a secret connection with (a telephone line) in order to overhear or record private conversations
To assign for a specific end, use, or purpose:
To cause to come to an inevitable bad end; destine to end badly:
To direct or aim:
To give (authority, functions, etc.) to someone else as deputy
To establish as a resident or residents
To subject to an initiation or an ordeal that purifies or cleanses
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