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The provision of money or the necessities of life:
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  1. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
  2. The state of being supported:
  3. The act of supporting:
(Chiefly philately) Something mailed by a seller to a collector to match his stated interests; he can approve of or return the item.
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  1. (Chiefly philately) Something mailed by a seller to a collector to match his stated interests; he can approve of or return the item.
  2. An expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement; a compliment that also condones.
  3. An expression granting permission; an indication of agreement with a proposal; an acknowledgement that a person, thing, or event meets requirements.
Particular fondness or liking
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  1. Particular fondness or liking
  2. Preference, bias in favor of, tendency.
  3. A special fondness; a predilection:
A religious rite or formal ceremony:
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  1. A religious rite or formal ceremony:
  2. A department or branch of a hospital staff that provides specified patient care:
  3. An answering service.
(Countable) A polite gesture or remark.
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  1. (Countable) A polite gesture or remark.
  2. An act or usage intended to honor or compliment
  3. (Uncountable) Willingness or generosity in providing something needed.
A timely blessing or benefit:
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  1. A timely blessing or benefit:
  2. Welcome benefit; blessing
  3. (Archaic) A request or the favor requested
A formal act or expression of courtesy or respect
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  1. A formal act or expression of courtesy or respect
  2. Good wishes; regards:
  3. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A gift given for services; tip
A verb form in this tense
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  1. A verb form in this tense
  2. The present time
  3. (Grammar) The present tense.
A souvenir; keepsake
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  1. A souvenir; keepsake
  2. Anything serving as a reminder or warning
  3. (R.C.Ch.) Either of two prayers in the canon of the Mass, one for the living and one for the dead, beginning “Memento”
Something kept or serving as a reminder of a place, person, or occasion; keepsake; memento
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  1. Something kept or serving as a reminder of a place, person, or occasion; keepsake; memento
  2. A token of remembrance; a memento.
  3. An item of sentimental value, to remember an event or location.
To present (a case) to a court as ready for consideration:
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  1. To present (a case) to a court as ready for consideration:
  2. To give preference or priority to (a creditor, etc.)
  3. To put before something or someone else in one's liking, opinion, etc.; like better
To be so inclined; choose
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  1. To be so inclined; choose
  2. To feel about; regard:
  3. To find pleasant or attractive; enjoy:
To show, feel, or express approval:
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  1. To show, feel, or express approval:
  2. To give one's consent to; sanction; confirm
  3. To be favorable toward; think or declare to be good, satisfactory, etc.
To give official authorization or approval to:
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  1. To give official authorization or approval to:
  2. To give sanction to
  3. A penalty imposed for violating accepted social norms. A sanction may be civil or criminal in nature. Criminal sanctions are either fine, imprisonment, or both. A penalty imposed for violating accepted social norms. A sanction may be civil or criminal in nature. Criminal sanctions are either fine, imprisonment, or both. Authorization and/or approval by someone in a position of authority; for example, the act of imposing a penalty.
To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
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  1. To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
  2. To write one's signature on the back of (an instrument) to transfer the rights available under that instrument to another party.
  3. To give approval to; support; sanction
To give approval to or be in favor of; subscribe to; uphold
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  1. To give approval to or be in favor of; subscribe to; uphold
  2. To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
  3. To show or tend to show to be true; help prove, vindicate, or corroborate
To speak, plead, or argue in favor of:
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  1. To speak, plead, or argue in favor of:
  2. To speak or write in support of; be in favor of
  3. One who actively assists, defends, pleads, prosecutes, speaks, writes, or otherwise supports the cause of another. One who actively assists, defends, pleads, prosecutes, speaks, writes, or otherwise supports the cause of another. A lawyer. To speak, write, or otherwise support a cause by argument.
To express a feeling of veneration or gratitude to (a deity); worship or glorify.
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  1. To express a feeling of veneration or gratitude to (a deity); worship or glorify.
  2. (Obs.) To set a price on; appraise
  3. To commend the worth of; express approval or admiration of
To look for and find excuse or occasion for (a quarrel or fight)
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  1. To look for and find excuse or occasion for (a quarrel or fight)
  2. To break up, pierce, or dig up (soil, rock, etc.) with something sharply pointed; use a pick on
  3. To select or choose, esp. in a careful or fussy manner
To decide or prefer
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  1. To decide or prefer
  2. To determine or decide:
  3. To select from a number of possible alternatives; decide on and pick out:
To accept and pay when due
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  1. To accept and pay when due
  2. To hold in respect; esteem:
  3. To do or give something in honor of
To assign a value to (a unit of currency, for example).
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  1. To assign a value to (a unit of currency, for example).
  2. To estimate the value of; set a price for or determine the worth of; appraise
  3. To think highly of; esteem
To estimate the worth of; evaluate.
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  1. To estimate the worth of; evaluate.
  2. To value highly; esteem or treasure.
  3. (Obs.) To set a value upon; price
To have great regard for; value highly; respect
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  1. To have great regard for; value highly; respect
  2. To regard as; consider:
  3. To hold to be; consider; regard
(Idiomatic) To show respect or admiration for.
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To praise highly; compose a eulogy about; extol
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  1. To praise highly; compose a eulogy about; extol
  2. To praise highly in speech or writing, especially in a formal eulogy.
  3. To praise, celebrate or pay homage to (someone), especially in an eloquent formal eulogy.
To imagine or suppose:
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  1. To imagine or suppose:
  2. To believe something without being sure; suppose
  3. To take a romantic interest in (someone):
(Idiomatic) To have a very high opinion of; to have a strong attachment to or affection for.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To have a very high opinion of; to have a strong attachment to or affection for.
To do a service or favor:
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  1. To do a service or favor:
  2. To bind someone by performing a service for that person.
  3. To compel or require (someone) to do something, as by circumstance or legality:
To engage or take part, especially freely or avidly:
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  1. To engage or take part, especially freely or avidly:
  2. To give way to one's own desires; indulge oneself (in something)
  3. To yield to or satisfy (a desire); give oneself up to
To help the progress of; promote.
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  1. To help the progress of; promote.
  2. At or to a greater distance or more remote point in space or time; farther
  3. To give aid to; promote
To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
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  1. To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
  2. To urge the adoption of; advocate:
  3. To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
To save or free (a person) from something
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  1. To save or free (a person) from something
  2. To refrain from, omit, avoid using, or use frugally
  3. To give up the use or possession of; part with or give up conveniently
An act or gesture that helps another person; a favor.
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  1. An act or gesture that helps another person; a favor.
  2. (Idiomatic) A good deed; a thoughtful or selfless act.
Beauty or charm of form, composition, movement, or expression
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  1. Beauty or charm of form, composition, movement, or expression
  2. The condition of a person brought to God's favor through this influence
  3. A special virtue, gift, or help given to a person by God
The state of being indulgent; tolerance:
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  1. The state of being indulgent; tolerance:
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
  3. (R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
(Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
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  1. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
  2. A kind act or kindly treatment
  3. The state, quality, or habit of being kind
A department or branch of a hospital staff that provides specified patient care:
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  1. A department or branch of a hospital staff that provides specified patient care:
  2. A religious rite or formal ceremony:
  3. An answering service.
Any public performance, bazaar, dance, etc. the proceeds of which are to help a certain person, group, or cause
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  1. Any public performance, bazaar, dance, etc. the proceeds of which are to help a certain person, group, or cause
  2. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
  3. Fringe benefit
The money or help so given
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  1. The money or help so given
  2. The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
  3. The act of conferring aid of some sort.
The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
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  1. The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
  2. An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
  3. The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
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  1. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
  2. A forced loan formerly levied by some English kings on their subjects
  3. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
Benignancy; kindliness
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  1. Benignancy; kindliness
  2. The quality or condition of being kind and gentle.
  3. A kind or generous act
A kindly deed.
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  1. A kindly deed.
  2. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
  3. The quality or state of being kindly.
(Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
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  1. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
  2. A kind act or kindly treatment
  3. The state, quality, or habit of being kind
The act of offering something, such as worship or thanks, to a deity.
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  1. The act of offering something, such as worship or thanks, to a deity.
  2. The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
  3. The thing or things offered; esp., the bread and wine of the Eucharist
A subdivision of a governmental department:
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  1. A subdivision of a governmental department:
  2. Public position:
  3. A duty or function assigned to or assumed by someone:
The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
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  1. The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
  2. A philanthropic act, gift, institution, etc.
  3. Love of humankind in general.
A gracious gesture, noble in form but often futile or meaningless in substance.
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  1. A gracious gesture, noble in form but often futile or meaningless in substance.
  2. A fine or beautiful gesture
  3. An act or offer that seems fine, noble, etc., but is empty
Good wishes; regards:
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  1. Good wishes; regards:
  2. A formal act or expression of courtesy or respect
  3. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A gift given for services; tip
(Uncountable) Willingness or generosity in providing something needed.
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  1. (Uncountable) Willingness or generosity in providing something needed.
  2. (Uncountable) Polite behavior.
  3. (Countable) A polite gesture or remark.
(Business, finance) An assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance.
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  1. (Business, finance) An assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance.
  2. The act of accepting; a receiving of something offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; especially, favorable reception; approval
  3. Favorable reception; approval.
Official approval.
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  1. Official approval.
  2. An expression of warm approval; praise.
  3. Approval, sanction, or commendation
Formal consent or sanction
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  1. Formal consent or sanction
  2. (Philately) Stamps sent on request by mail to potential buyers
  3. Favorable regard; commendation.
A basis or ground:
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  1. A basis or ground:
  2. A report relating to one's conduct:
  3. Worth, standing, or importance:
The state of being viewed with such approval or delight:
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  1. The state of being viewed with such approval or delight:
  2. A thing or person inspiring such feelings
  3. (Archaic) The action of wondering; marveling.
Awareness or delicate perception, especially of aesthetic qualities or values.
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  1. Awareness or delicate perception, especially of aesthetic qualities or values.
  2. The act or fact of appreciating
  3. A rise in value or price, especially over time.
Careful thought; deliberation:
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  1. Careful thought; deliberation:
  2. A treatment or account:
  3. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
Favorable opinion; high regard; respect
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  1. Favorable opinion; high regard; respect
  2. (Archaic) Judgment; opinion.
  3. Favorable regard; respect.
An opinion or judgment:
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  1. An opinion or judgment:
  2. The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate:
  3. Esteem; regard
Good name; reputation:
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  1. Good name; reputation:
  2. A sense of principled uprightness of character; personal integrity:
  3. An advanced course of study in place of or in addition to the regular course, for exceptional students
Consideration; attention; concern
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  1. Consideration; attention; concern
  2. Respect, affection, or esteem:
  3. A particular point or aspect; respect:
Consideration or appreciation:
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  1. Consideration or appreciation:
  2. Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
  3. Courteous expressions of regard
A display of partiality toward a favored person or group.
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  1. A display of partiality toward a favored person or group.
  2. The condition of being a favorite
  3. The showing of more kindness and indulgence to some person or persons than to others; act of being unfairly partial
A special fondness; a predilection:
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  1. A special fondness; a predilection:
  2. Preference, bias in favor of, tendency.
  3. Particular fondness or liking
The condition of being partial; partiality
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The state of being preferred; favor over others:
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  1. The state of being preferred; favor over others:
  2. A preferential bias; partiality; discrimination.
  3. A strong liking or personal valuation.
A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
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  1. A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
  2. A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
  3. Benefit or profit; gain:
(Obs.) Net proceeds; profits
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  1. (Obs.) Net proceeds; profits
  2. Use, benefit, or advantage:
Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
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  1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
  2. Gain or advantage
  3. That which is helpful; advantage; financial assistance; gain; privilege; profit. That which is helpful; advantage; financial assistance; gain; privilege; profit.
Approbation; approval:
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  1. Approbation; approval:
  2. The act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.
  3. Anything that gives happiness or prevents misfortune; special benefit or favor
A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
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  1. A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
  2. A timely blessing or benefit:
  3. Welcome benefit; blessing
A notch or mortise cut into a board to receive another part.
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  1. A notch or mortise cut into a board to receive another part.
  2. An increase in amount or degree:
  3. An increase in advantage; advantage; improvement
Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
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  1. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
  2. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
  3. Advantage; gain; benefit
To provide for; supply with something needed:
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  1. To provide for; supply with something needed:
  2. To have enough space for:
  3. To provide lodging for:
To do a service or favor:
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  1. To do a service or favor:
  2. To compel by moral, legal, or physical force; constrain
  3. To compel or require (someone) to do something, as by circumstance or legality:
To be favorable toward; think or declare to be good, satisfactory, etc.
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  1. To be favorable toward; think or declare to be good, satisfactory, etc.
  2. To give one's consent to; sanction; confirm
  3. (Obsolete) To prove or attest.
To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
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  1. To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
  2. To give support or sanction to; approve or tolerate
To choose or be in the habit of choosing as more desirable or as having more value:
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  1. To choose or be in the habit of choosing as more desirable or as having more value:
  2. To put before something or someone else in one's liking, opinion, etc.; like better
  3. To present (a charge) against a defendant before a court:
To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
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  1. To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
  2. To give support or sanction to; approve or tolerate
  1. To foster, give help or patronage
  2. To give support to; foster:
  3. To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
To treat with mercy or leniency; refrain from killing, injuring, troubling, or distressing; save
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  1. To treat with mercy or leniency; refrain from killing, injuring, troubling, or distressing; save
  2. To hold back from; withhold or avoid:
  3. To give or grant out of one's resources; afford:
To be like or similar to (something); to represent as similar.
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  1. To be like or similar to (something); to represent as similar.
  2. (Now rare, archaic) To compare; to regard as similar, to liken.
  3. To exhibit similarity or likeness to.
(Idiomatic) To resemble (a parent or ancest) in appearance or habit.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To resemble (a parent or ancest) in appearance or habit.
  2. To follow someone's example
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