To make a parry or evasion
To offer resistance to; fight against:
To oppose actively; fight, argue, or work against
(Law) To represent (a defendant) in a civil or criminal action.
To keep from happening; prevent:
To prevent from happening:
To cover (a piece of machinery) with a device to protect the operator
To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
To furnish the means of support
To offer help or advice regarding (a product or service).
To yield (oneself) to any influence, emotion, passion, or power.
To produce a return for effort or investment:
To turn or drive away.
To repel with discourtesy, coldness, indifference, etc.; refuse, reject, or rebuff
To keep from harm, damage, danger, evil, etc.; protect; save
To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
(Electricity) to protect from the influence of
To behave or conduct oneself; act:
To happen or develop:
To continue to get along; carry on; cope:
To succeed (often clumsily) despite being il-equipped or untrained.
To provide for one's own needs; get along:
To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
To come into contact with
To use force against in order to harm; start a fight with; strike out at with physical or military force; assault
To grow vigorously or luxuriantly; improve physically
(Mil.) To stand in formation at (reveille, retreat, etc.)
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