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To explain the meaning of:
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  1. To explain the meaning of:
  2. To have or show one's own understanding of the meaning of; construe
  3. To bring out the meaning of; esp., to give one's own conception of (a work of art), as in performance or criticism
To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
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  1. To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
  2. To take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp.
  3. To grasp mentally; understand
To be able to hold (something applied or inserted):
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  1. To be able to hold (something applied or inserted):
  2. To receive something, especially with favor. Often used with of.
  3. To take (what is offered or given); receive, esp. willingly
To understand something.
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  1. To understand something.
  2. To grasp mentally; understand:
  3. To take hold of mentally; perceive; understand
To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
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  1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
  2. To go to see (a performance, for example):
  3. To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
To accomplish or bring about:
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  1. To accomplish or bring about:
  2. To grasp mentally; understand; comprehend
  3. (Archaic) To go around; make a circuit of
To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
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  1. To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
  2. To grasp mentally; understand
  3. To include; take in; comprise
To apprehend mentally; understand.
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  1. To apprehend mentally; understand.
  2. To be of the opinion that; think:
  3. To hold as one's conviction or opinion; think; imagine
To come, move, or take place after another person or thing in order or time.
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  1. To come, move, or take place after another person or thing in order or time.
  2. To go after in order to catch; chase; pursue
  3. To take as a model; act in accordance with; imitate
(Slang) To cause an emotional response in; irritate, please, thrill, etc.
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  1. (Slang) To cause an emotional response in; irritate, please, thrill, etc.
  2. To take revenge on, especially to kill in revenge for a wrong.
  3. To begin or start. Used with the present participle:
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  1. ​To understand.
  2. To reach for and try to seize
  3. To take hold of mentally; understand; comprehend
To know (a language) well enough to interpret its written form
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  1. To know (a language) well enough to interpret its written form
  2. To have or use as a preferred reading in a particular passage:
  3. To get the meaning of (something written, printed, embossed, etc.) by using the eyes, or for Braille, the finger tips, to interpret its characters or signs
To make sure; take care:
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  1. To make sure; take care:
  2. To get a clear mental impression of; grasp by thinking; understand
  3. To consider:
To be or become aware of
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  1. To be or become aware of
  2. To become aware of; perceive:
  3. To comprehend; understand
To understand or interpret:
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  1. To understand or interpret:
  2. To get possession of (fish or game, for example) by capturing or killing.
  3. To subtract:
  1. To subscribe to home delivery of.
  2. To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
  3. To allow a person or an animal to live in one's home.
To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
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  1. To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
  2. To take as meant or meaning; interpret
  3. To get or perceive the meaning of; know or grasp what is meant by; comprehend
To understand; comprehend.
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  1. To understand; comprehend.
  2. (Slang) To understand; get the idea
To obtain or find by an action similar to digging:
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  1. To obtain or find by an action similar to digging:
  2. To uncover and get from the ground or another surface in this way
  3. To take notice of:
2012 May 30, John E. McIntyre, “A future for copy editors", Baltimore Sun:
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  1. 2012 May 30, John E. McIntyre, “A future for copy editors", Baltimore Sun:
  2. To understand or figure out:
  3. To be or become aware of the situation; understand:
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To recognize
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  1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To recognize
  2. To know (a person or thing).
  3. (Archaic) To see; look at; descry
To understand something.
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  1. To understand something.
  2. (Archaic) To anticipate with worry or dread.
  3. To understand
(Archaic) To go around; make a circuit of
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  1. (Archaic) To go around; make a circuit of
  2. To plot or contrive (something harmful)
  3. To understand; comprehend:
To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
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  1. To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
  2. To include; take in; comprise
  3. To grasp mentally; understand
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  1. ​To understand.
  2. To take hold of mentally; understand; comprehend
  3. To reach for and try to seize
To be able to distinguish; recognize as distinct:
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  1. To be able to distinguish; recognize as distinct:
  2. To have a practical understanding of, as through experience; be skilled in:
  3. To regard as true beyond doubt:
To know and be tolerant or sympathetic toward:
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  1. To know and be tolerant or sympathetic toward:
  2. To gather or assume from what is heard, known, etc.; infer
  3. To know thoroughly; grasp or perceive clearly and fully the nature, character, functioning, etc. of
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To recognize
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  1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To recognize
  2. (Archaic) To see; look at; descry
  3. (Scot.) To know
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