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(Figuratively) To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
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  1. (Figuratively) To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
  2. To embrace by holding closely, especially in the arms.
  3. To put the arms around and hold closely; esp., to embrace tightly and affectionately
To cover with or as if with folds; envelop.
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  1. To cover with or as if with folds; envelop.
  2. To wrap in folds; wrap up; envelop
  3. To fold something around; to envelop
To get, extract, or extort by force or unfair means
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  1. To get, extract, or extort by force or unfair means
  2. To exert pressure:
  3. To force one's way:
To take firmly and hold fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.
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  1. To take firmly and hold fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.
  2. To secure and maintain a tight hold on; seize firmly.
  3. To get and hold the attention of
To adhere to or advocate:
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  1. To adhere to or advocate:
  2. To take up, support, or advocate (some cause, idea, etc.)
  3. To give (a woman) in marriage.
To meet, receive, or acknowledge in a specified way; greet
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  1. To meet, receive, or acknowledge in a specified way; greet
  2. To receive or accept with pleasure or satisfaction
  3. To receive or accept gladly:
To halt the spread or development of; check:
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  1. To halt the spread or development of; check:
  2. To have in it; hold, enclose, or include
  3. To be capable of holding:
(Usage Problem) To compose; make up; constitute:
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  1. (Usage Problem) To compose; make up; constitute:
  2. To be composed of or contain:
  3. To include; contain
To defend (a position or area):
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  1. To defend (a position or area):
  2. To hide or screen from view or knowledge; conceal. Often used with up:
  3. To record or perform a cover of
To have as part of something larger; include:
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  1. To have as part of something larger; include:
  2. To include within its scope; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to contain.
  3. To contain; include
To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
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  1. To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
  2. To hold tightly with the arms or hands; grasp firmly; embrace
  3. To hold in a tight embrace.
To cover with or as if with folds; envelop.
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  1. To cover with or as if with folds; envelop.
  2. To fold something around; to envelop
  3. To hold within limits; enclose.
To keep from falling or moving; support:
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  1. To keep from falling or moving; support:
  2. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
  3. To stop the movement or progress of:
To put the arms around and hold closely; esp., to embrace tightly and affectionately
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  1. To put the arms around and hold closely; esp., to embrace tightly and affectionately
  2. To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace.
  3. (Figuratively) To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
To move by applying pressure:
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  1. To move by applying pressure:
  2. (Basketball) To employ a press.
  3. To insist upon or put forward insistently:
To manage to find time or space for:
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  1. To manage to find time or space for:
  2. To put pressure or bring influence to bear upon (someone) to do a certain thing, as to pay money, etc.
  3. (Games) To force (an opponent) to use a potentially winning card in a trick he or she cannot take in bridge.
To settle (an argument, bargain, etc.) definitely
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  1. To settle (an argument, bargain, etc.) definitely
  2. To be held together securely.
  3. (Sports) To hold a boxing opponent's body with one or both arms to prevent or hinder punches.
To embrace; cherish
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  1. To embrace; cherish
  2. To conceal in the bosom; hide
To cut (an item) out of (a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
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  1. To cut (an item) out of (a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
  2. To enunciate with clarity and precision:
  3. To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
To enclose protectively; surround; shelter
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  1. To enclose protectively; surround; shelter
  2. (Archaic) To take to one's bosom; embrace; cherish
  3. (Archaic) To clasp to or hold in the bosom.
To grasp mentally; understand
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  1. To grasp mentally; understand
  2. To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
  3. To include; take in; comprise
(Usage Problem) To compose; make up; constitute:
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  1. (Usage Problem) To compose; make up; constitute:
  2. To be composed of or contain:
  3. To include; contain
To be capable of holding:
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  1. To be capable of holding:
  2. To halt the spread or development of; check:
  3. To have in it; hold, enclose, or include
To bring together into an organized whole
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  1. To bring together into an organized whole
  2. To represent in bodily or material form:
  3. To give a bodily form to; incarnate.
To include completely; to describe fully or comprehensively.
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  1. To include completely; to describe fully or comprehensively.
  2. To include within its scope; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to contain.
  3. To contain; include
To cause to do something, as by persuasion or compulsion:
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  1. To cause to do something, as by persuasion or compulsion:
  2. To perform; carry on; engage in
  3. To use or exhibit in action:
To contain or take in as a part, element, or member.
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  1. To contain or take in as a part, element, or member.
  2. To have as part of a whole; contain; comprise
  3. To consider as part of or allow into a group or class:
To relate to or affect:
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  1. To relate to or affect:
  2. To engage (oneself) in a love affair:
  3. To draw or hold within itself; include
To show (an idea, instance, etc.) to be covered by a rule, principle, etc.
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  1. To show (an idea, instance, etc.) to be covered by a rule, principle, etc.
  2. To include within a larger class, group, order, etc.
  3. To classify or include in a more comprehensive category or under a general principle:
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  1. To attend a showing of.
  2. To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
  3. To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
To receive something, especially with favor. Often used with of.
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  1. To receive something, especially with favor. Often used with of.
  2. (Medicine) To receive (a transplanted organ or tissue) without immunological rejection.
  3. To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).
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 meet, receive, or acknowledge in a specified way; greet
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  1. To meet, receive, or acknowledge in a specified way; greet
  2. To receive or accept with pleasure or satisfaction
  3. To receive or accept gladly:
To choose and bring into a certain relationship
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  1. To choose and bring into a certain relationship
  2. To take on the legal responsibilities as parent of (a child that is not one's biological child).
  3. To vote to accept:
To adhere to or advocate:
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  1. To adhere to or advocate:
  2. To take up, support, or advocate (some cause, idea, etc.)
  3. To give (a woman) in marriage.
To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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  1. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  2. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
  3. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
A grip or grasp of the hand.
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  1. A grip or grasp of the hand.
  2. A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps.
  3. An embrace or hug.
A crushing embrace, as in wrestling.
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  1. A crushing embrace, as in wrestling.
  2. A tight clasp or hold with the arms, as in wrestling
  3. A bear's squeeze
A quantity of something extracted by squeezing
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  1. A quantity of something extracted by squeezing
  2. A firm pressing or grasping of another's hand in one's own
  3. A facsimile impression made by pressing a soft substance onto something, as a coin or inscription
A clinch knot.
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  1. A clinch knot.
  2. (Slang) An amorous embrace.
  3. Something, such as a clamp, that clinches.
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