To try to get a ride in a passing vehicle while standing at the side of a road. Generally by either sticking out one's finger or thumb or holding a sign with one's stated destination.
To touch or cover with the thumb.
To go unsteadily, haltingly, etc.
To move or proceed unevenly, jerkily, or laboriously, as because of being impaired, defective, damaged, etc.
To buck is to resist or to move forward in a jerking motion.
To grasp mentally; apprehend:
To join in marriage
To labor; toil; struggle
(Music) To join (notes) by a tie.
(Intransitive) to apply a force such that an object comes toward the person or thing applying the force
To join as spouses; unite in wedlock
To join is defined as to bring or connect together or to become part of something that already exists.
To catch, suspend, or connect with a hook.
To pull; tug
To come or bring to a halt; stop, esp. temporarily
To close or join in a particular manner:
To share an opinion about (something):
(Informal) To get on (a train) surreptitiously in order to ride without paying a fare:
A group of atoms, often of the same element, bound together in a line, branched line, or ring to form a molecule. &diamf3; In a straight chain , each of the constituent atoms is attached to other single atoms, not to groups of atoms. &diamf3; In a branched chain , side groups are attached to the chain. &diamf3; In a closed chain , the atoms are arranged in the shape of a ring.
To hold (a ship, etc.) in place by cables or chains attached as to a pier or special buoy (mooring buoy), or by two anchors
To secure or bind, as with a rope, cord, or chain.
To join chemically.
To join in marriage
To become joined in marriage or a romantic sexual relationship.
A journey to fulfill a round of engagements in several places:
A halt or stay, as on a trip:
A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
A mixture of herbs and spices, a liquid ingredient such as oil, etc. applied by spreading on meat or fish prior to grilling, barbecuing, etc.
An argument, conflict, dispute, or fight.
A loop formed in a rope by means of a slipknot so that it binds tighter as the rope is pulled.
(Obs.) A candle marked off into sections, used for keeping time
The time of a chronological change
A period or turn of duty, as at the helm of a ship.
(Music) The meter of a musical pattern:
A specified period of time spent doing something
A short, indefinite period of time.
A change of workers, now specifically a set group of workers or period of working time
The time or period of an activity.
The period of time for which one enlists
The definition of a check is a sudden stop or a person or thing that restrains or controls.
(Slang) A problem or difficulty, esp. one of a personal or emotional nature that a person seems unable to deal with
(Electronics) The inhibition or prevention of clear reception of broadcast signals.
(Rare) A dependent, esp. a child
The definition of a hindrance is an obstacle or something that inhibits or delays some desired action.
The definition of an obstacle is something that gets in the way or that slows or stops progress.
A period of time spent in a particular way; a spell:
To release from or as if from chains or bonds; set free.
To open the lock of (a door, chest, etc.)
To open or make loose; untie, unlock, undo, etc.
To undo the joining of; separate; detach
A favorable set of circumstances; an opportunity:
The definition of an opportunity is an favorable situation for a positive outcome.
A favorable chance or occasion; opportunity
To move or rotate with an uneven or rocking motion or unsteadily from side to side.
To rock or shake as if about to fall; be unsteady
To stir the emotions:
A tight cluster of persons or things:
A physical defect, especially one that interferes with speech.
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