Something, as land and assets, legally possessed.
Grasp is defined as to have a firm hold on something.
To contain; to comprise; to bear the aspect of; to show or exhibit; to imply.
To keep in mind
Maintain is defined as to keep in a current state in order to prevent from failing or breaking or to carry on or to support or provide.
To support (a mistress or lover) financially.
To provide a harbor or safe place for.
Guard is defined as to keep safe, protect or cover.
(Archaic) To keep up; maintain
To support, maintain, or justify
To hold or keep within limits; restrain:
To regard as; think to be
Clutch is defined as to grasp or hold tightly.
To hold fast or adhere to something, as by grasping, sticking, embracing, or entwining:
To secure (a nail, bolt, etc. that has been driven through something) by bending or flattening the projecting end
To clinch (a bolt, for example).
Clasp means to hold or grip tightly, or attach two or more things together.
To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
To equip or support with braces
To stick or become stuck:
To hold in view; look at; see; regard
To catch and keep (one's attention, sight, etc.)
To remain devoted to or be in support of something:
(Games) To force (an opponent) to use a potentially winning card in a trick he or she cannot take in bridge.
To put or bring together so as to make one; combine or join into a whole
To put a knot or bow in:
To handle, stroke, or touch lovingly.
To accustom to the hand; to work upon, or take care of, with the hands.
To put the arms around and hold closely; esp., to embrace tightly and affectionately
To take into custody; capture
To take arbitrarily or by force, especially for public use.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To shut or keep in, especially to imprison.
To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.
To take firmly and hold fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.
To support from below, as with props, girders, or masonry.
(Figuratively) To bear a burden, as a financial obligation.
(Computers) To end the processing of (a magnetic tape or disk) in such a way as to deny access to its contents.
To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
To support or reinforce with a buttress
To contain comfortably; to have space for.
To think or suppose
The definition of aver is to declare or affirm something to be true with a strong sense of confidence.
To continue being; live
To oppose actively; fight, argue, or work against
The definition of obtain is to get or acquire.
To use persuasion or inducement successfully. Often used with on, upon, or with.
To hold in restraint; check:
To arrange for or purchase (tickets or lodgings, for example) in advance; reserve.
To keep or secure for oneself; retain:
To present, represent, or exhibit on or as on a stage
To perform for an audience:
To wash clothes
To visualize; imagine:
The definition of sense is to perceive, or be aware of something.
To sense or think emotionally or judgmentally.
To suppose or think
State means to speak or say something.
To state as an opinion or judgment; declare:
To say positively or emphatically
To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
Claim means to take or assert ownership of something or to state something as true.
To state positively; declare:
To acknowledge deliberately; to admit; to confess; to sanction.
To state seriously or positively; assert
To state positively; declare; affirm
To argue is to state reasons or facts for or against a person or thought.
To state (a plea or excuse, for example) in support or denial of a claim or accusation:
To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
(Informal) To believe; consider; decide
To think, believe, or judge
Inhibit is defined as to hold back or keep something from happening.
To slow down or stop with or as with a brake
To check or control with or as if with a bit.
To possess is to have an overwhelming thought or a demon taking over your mind or body.
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab:
Set out like or involving a city block
Occupation or control of a piece of property, with or without ownership.
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To keep in check; restrain:
To hold under or as if under a spell; enchant or fascinate.
To fasten or secure, especially with a rivet or rivets.
The definition of mesmerize is to hypnotize or capture and hold the attention of someone.
To think of in a certain light; consider
(Intransitive) To put into, or to continue in, operation or activity; to work.
(Intransitive) To adhere; to be attached.
To continue in some effort, course of action, etc. in spite of difficulty, opposition, etc.; be steadfast in purpose; persist
Apply is defined as using something to complete a task or to do something.
To deserve and get; require as due, proper, or becoming
To boast about
To snatch or try to snatch something
Transfix is to pierce with something pointed, or to cause someone to become motionless as they concentrate on someone or something either in a good way or a bad way.
To fascinate is defined as to get someone very interested or to hold someone's attention.
(Football) To block (an opponent who is not carrying the ball) from behind: an illegal act
To let or make fall; release hold of
To wander from or become ignorant of:
To forsake (someone or something that one ought not to leave); abandon
To stop, discontinue, or resign from
To offset or cancel each other
To leave; abandon
Abandon is defined as to leave something behind.
To refuse to believe; reject as untrue
To come to an end; terminate; cease
Include is defined as to contain, enclose or consider as part of a whole.
To exist in actuality; have life or reality:
To join (one thing to another); attach; connect
To arouse strong feeling in:
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
To press or push lightly; tap:
Coming after all others.
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
Something, as land and assets, legally possessed.
A retaining or being retained
To confess or own (to)
To resist or endure successfully.
To resist or oppose boldly or openly
To capture physically; seize:
To serve as a nurse.
To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
To legally or morally bind; to obligate.
To agree (with); be in accord (in an opinion, etc.)
To share an opinion or feeling; be in accord:
To end, prohibit, or keep something from being known, heard, discussed, or seen.
Steady means to make firm or unchanging.
To brace or support with a stay or stays
To continue; go on being
(Horse Racing) To rein in or restrain (a horse) so as to keep it from winning
To keep up; carry on; maintain
To pause is defined as to stop for a brief period of time.
To engage the attention of; to awaken interest in; to excite emotion or passion in, in behalf of a person or thing.
Influence is defined as to affect a person or thing.
To ensnare someone, as if with a hook.
To deal with or overcome the challenges of everyday life:
To fill is defined as to put as much as possible or to occupy.
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