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