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To cause (prices of stock, etc.) to fall or rise by wash sales, matched orders, etc.
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  1. To cause (prices of stock, etc.) to fall or rise by wash sales, matched orders, etc.
  2. To move, arrange or operate something using the hands
  3. To work, operate, or treat with or as with the hand or hands; handle or use, esp. with skill
To put or bring into action or service; employ for or apply to a given purpose
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  1. To put or bring into action or service; employ for or apply to a given purpose
  2. To take or consume for a purpose:
  3. To avail oneself of; practice:
To bring about a desired or appropriate effect; have a certain influence
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  1. To bring about a desired or appropriate effect; have a certain influence
  2. To produce a desired or proper effect:
  3. To be in action so as to produce an effect; act; function; work
To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
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  1. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
  2. To put to or adapt for a special use:
  3. To devote, use, or assign for a particular purpose.
To draw into; involve:
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  1. To draw into; involve:
  2. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
  3. To obtain or contract for the services of; employ:
To hire (a person, business, etc.) to perform under contract
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  1. To hire (a person, business, etc.) to perform under contract
  2. To acquire or incur:
  3. To enter into by contract; establish or settle by formal agreement:
To interlock with or cause to come into frictional driving contact with
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  1. To interlock with or cause to come into frictional driving contact with
  2. To obtain or contract for the services of; employ:
  3. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To engage the temporary use of for a fee; rent:
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  1. To engage the temporary use of for a fee; rent:
  2. To pay for (work to be done)
  3. To get the services of (a person) or the use of (a thing) in return for payment; employ or engage
To keep in one's service or pay:
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  1. To keep in one's service or pay:
  2. To hire, or arrange in advance for the services of, by paying a retainer
  3. To continue to practice, use, etc.
To make busy; occupy:
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  1. To make busy; occupy:
To give or take as security.
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  1. To give or take as security.
  2. To occupy or involve oneself; take part; be active
  3. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To engage or employ the attention or concentration of:
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  1. To engage or employ the attention or concentration of:
  2. To take up or fill up (space, time, etc.)
  3. To employ, busy, or engage (oneself, one's attention, mind, etc.)
To put into motion or action; activate:
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  1. To put into motion or action; activate:
  2. To cause to take action:
To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
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  1. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
  2. To put to or adapt for a special use:
  3. To devote, use, or assign for a particular purpose.
To execute the terms of (a stock option, for example).
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  1. To execute the terms of (a stock option, for example).
  2. To make active use of; employ, apply, or exert:
  3. (Now Rare) To use habitually; practice; train
To employ to the greatest possible advantage:
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  1. To employ to the greatest possible advantage:
  2. To make use of; turn to account; utilize productively
  3. To use for one’s own advantage.
To carry into effect; fulfill; accomplish
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  1. To carry into effect; fulfill; accomplish
  2. To bring about; to put into practice
  3. To provide the means for the carrying out of; give practical effect to
To do something repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
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  1. To do something repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
  2. To teach or train through practice; exercise
  3. To do repeatedly in order to learn or become proficient; exercise or drill oneself in
To practice; exercise
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  1. To practice; exercise
  2. To take or consume for a purpose:
  3. To avail oneself of; practice:
To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of:
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  1. To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of:
(Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
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  1. (Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
  2. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
  3. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
Payment for services; wages.
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  1. Payment for services; wages.
  2. The amount paid to get the services of a person or the use of a thing
  3. A hiring or being hired
The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.
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  1. The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.
  2. Products of this activity; imaginative works considered as a group:
  3. Any branch of creative work, esp. painting, drawing, or work in any other graphic or plastic medium
A commercial enterprise or establishment:
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  1. A commercial enterprise or establishment:
  2. Serious work or endeavor:
  3. One's work, occupation, or profession
A strong urge to become religious.
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  1. A strong urge to become religious.
  2. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
  3. A job or occupation.
A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
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  1. A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
  2. The general course or progression of one's working life or one's professional achievements:
  3. One's progress through life or in one's work
An article or articles made by a process using manual skills
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  1. An article or articles made by a process using manual skills
  2. Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
  3. The practitioners of such an occupation or trade considered as a group.
(Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
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  1. (Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
  2. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
  3. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
(Informal) A state of affairs:
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  1. (Informal) A state of affairs:
  2. An operation done to improve one's appearance, or the result of such an operation. Often used in combination:
  3. A specific piece of work, as in one's trade, or done by agreement for pay
An open or functioning telephone connection:
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  1. An open or functioning telephone connection:
  2. A sequence of related things that leads to a certain ending:
  3. One's trade, occupation, or field of interest:
An occupying or being occupied; specif., the seizure and control of a country or area by military forces
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  1. An occupying or being occupied; specif., the seizure and control of a country or area by military forces
  2. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
  3. That which chiefly engages one's time; (one's) trade, profession, or business
An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
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  1. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
  2. The body of persons in any such calling or occupation
  3. The act or ceremony of taking vows on formally entering a religious order
An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
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  1. An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
  2. The act of pursuing.
  3. An occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy
An exchange of one thing for another:
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  1. An exchange of one thing for another:
  2. A branch or kind of business:
  3. A means of earning one's living; occupation, work, or line of business
(--- Theology) A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
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  1. (--- Theology) A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
  2. A call, summons, or impulsion to perform a certain function or enter a certain career, esp. a religious one
  3. An inclination or aptness for a certain kind of work:
Something one is making, doing, or acting upon, esp. as part of one's occupation or duty; task; undertaking
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  1. Something one is making, doing, or acting upon, esp. as part of one's occupation or duty; task; undertaking
  2. A factory, plant, or similar building or complex of buildings where a specific type of business or industry is carried on. Often used in combination:
  3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
(Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
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  1. (Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
  2. A wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis.
  3. A dishonest or fraudulent business or practice.
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