Part of speech:
To have the desire or wish; please
To identify by the right name
To take as a choice from among several; pick out.
To take for granted; suppose:
To give or apply a name to
To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
To give a name or title to; characterize:
To give direction to; shape or affect
(Law) To try illegally to influence or instruct (a jury)
To make or pass a law or laws
To designate or appoint to an office or responsibility:
To make a choice
To remove extraneous matter from (the teeth, for example).
To put before something or someone else in one's liking, opinion, etc.; like better
To grant or confer by vote
To remove rejected members or parts from (a herd, for example).
(Baseball) To advance (a runner) by hitting a single
Of the US Government grade of meat higher than good and lower than prime.
A name used for Korea since the second millennium bc .
Not accompanied by others; single or sole:
Of, forming, or suitable for an elite
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