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In the common law, a legal action to require a person to account for money or property. See also accounting.
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  1. In the common law, a legal action to require a person to account for money or property. See also accounting.
  2. A basis or ground:
  3. Worth, standing, or importance:
The act, process, art, or technique of describing or picturing in words
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  1. The act, process, art, or technique of describing or picturing in words
  2. A statement or passage that describes
  3. A statement or an account describing something:
A rendering or result of rendering
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  1. A rendering or result of rendering
  2. The transfer of a prisoner or suspect from one country to another, often to avoid legal restrictions on interrogation or prosecution.
  3. Translation between languages, or between forms of a language; a translated text or work. [from 17th c.]
An act or example of exposing.
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  1. An act or example of exposing.
  2. The action of putting something out to public view; for example in a display or show.
  3. A statement or rhetorical discourse intended to give information about or an explanation of difficult material.
The restatement of texts in other words as a studying or teaching device.
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  1. The restatement of texts in other words as a studying or teaching device.
  2. An approximate rendering of a quotation, saying, etc. whose exact words cannot be cited or recalled
  3. The use of this as a literary or teaching device
A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
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  1. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
  2. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
  3. The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
The act or process of discovering or identifying a diseased condition by means of a medical examination, laboratory test, etc.
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  1. The act or process of discovering or identifying a diseased condition by means of a medical examination, laboratory test, etc.
  2. (Medicine) The act or process of identifying or determining the nature and cause of a disease or injury through evaluation of patient history, examination, and review of laboratory data.
  3. (Biology) A brief description of the distinguishing characteristics of an organism, as for taxonomic classification.
A description, account, or statement of facts, allegations, or arguments, esp. one intended to influence action, persuade hearers, make protest, etc.
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  1. A description, account, or statement of facts, allegations, or arguments, esp. one intended to influence action, persuade hearers, make protest, etc.
  2. A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract. See also misrepresentation. A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract. See also misrepresentation.
  3. An account or statement, as of facts, allegations, or arguments.
A statement or description of the fundamental character or scope of something:
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  1. A statement or description of the fundamental character or scope of something:
  2. The power of a lens to show (an object) in clear, sharp outline
  3. The act or process of stating a precise meaning or significance; formulation of a meaning:
A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation of the subject.
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  1. A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation of the subject.
(Philos., Psychol.) Anything present in the consciousness at a single moment as an actual sensation or a mental image
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  1. (Philos., Psychol.) Anything present in the consciousness at a single moment as an actual sensation or a mental image
  2. A symptom or sign or a group of symptoms or signs that is evident during a medical examination:
  3. Anything known by sense perception rather than by description; percept
A fact or statement put forth as proof or evidence; a reason:
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  1. A fact or statement put forth as proof or evidence; a reason:
  2. A summary or short statement of the plot or subject of a literary work.
  3. The formal oral or written presentation of such reasons intended to convince or persuade.
A translated version of a text.
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  1. A translated version of a text.
  2. (Biology) The process by which messenger RNA directs the amino acid sequence of a growing polypeptide during protein synthesis.
  3. The act or process of translating, especially from one language into another.
A purposefully misleading interpretation or explanation.
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  1. A purposefully misleading interpretation or explanation.
  2. A note of comment or explanation accompanying a text, as in a footnote or margin
  3. A brief explanatory note or translation of a difficult or technical expression usually inserted in the margin or between lines of a text or manuscript.
An act in response or retaliation:
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  1. An act in response or retaliation:
  2. A solution, as to a problem.
  3. To respond to a pleading, discovery request, or other judicial process or procedural step. To respond to a pleading, discovery request, or other judicial process or procedural step. To address or counter allegations, account for one’s actions, or otherwise put up a defense. To assume the liability or responsibility for another’s actions. To pay a debt or other liability; to suffer the consequences for one’s actions. A pleading that is a defendant’s principal response to a plaintiff’s complaint. It denies, admits, or otherwise addresses each of the allegations in the complaint. It also usually sets forth the defendant’s affirmative defenses and counterclaims. See also reply.
The answer to a problem
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  1. The answer to a problem
  2. The answer to a problem or the explanation for something:
  3. A method or process of dealing with a problem:
An account showing one point of view; particular description or report given by one person or group
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  1. An account showing one point of view; particular description or report given by one person or group
  2. A particular form or variation of an earlier or original type:
  3. An adaptation of a work of art or literature into another medium or style:
  1. An interpretation.
  2. The act or practice of rendering aloud written or printed matter:
  3. The distinctive interpretation of a work of performing art given by the person or persons performing it.
A three-dimensional work of art, usually nonrepresentational and constructed of more than one material
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  1. A three-dimensional work of art, usually nonrepresentational and constructed of more than one material
  2. The process of interpreting, or the interpretation of, a constitution, statute, or instrument. See also legislative history and intent. The process of interpreting, or the interpretation of, a constitution, statute, or instrument. See also legislative history and intent.
  3. The way in which something is built or put together:
The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
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  1. The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
  2. The quality or condition of one who understands; comprehension:
  3. (Countable) Opinion, judgement or outlook.
Something for which such an amount may be deducted from taxable income
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  1. Something for which such an amount may be deducted from taxable income
  2. The process of reasoning from the general to the specific, in which a conclusion follows necessarily from the premises.
  3. (Logic) The act or process of deducing; reasoning from the general to the specific, or from premises to a logically valid conclusion; also, a conclusion reached by such reasoning
A position from which something is observed or considered; a standpoint.
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  1. A position from which something is observed or considered; a standpoint.
  2. An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs.
  3. The place from which, or way in which, something is viewed or considered; standpoint
A historical narrative based on personal experience
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  1. A historical narrative based on personal experience
  2. A series of explanatory notes or annotations, often forming a treatise on a text
  3. A narrative of historical events of which one has personal experience:
Comments that analyze, explain, or criticize, or a collection of brief summaries of appellate cases that have applied or interpreted, a particular statutory provision. These comments and summaries are appended to, and published with, the statute in a set of volumes. For example, the United States Code Annotated contains the statutes of the United States and, after each statutory provision are the comments and summaries pertaining to that provision. Comments that analyze, explain, or criticize, or a collection of brief summaries of appellate cases that have applied or interpreted, a particular statutory provision. These comments and summaries are appended to, and published with, the statute in a set of volumes. For example, the United States Code Annotated contains the statutes of the United States and, after each statutory provision are the comments and summaries pertaining to that provision.
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  1. Comments that analyze, explain, or criticize, or a collection of brief summaries of appellate cases that have applied or interpreted, a particular statutory provision. These comments and summaries are appended to, and published with, the statute in a set of volumes. For example, the United States Code Annotated contains the statutes of the United States and, after each statutory provision are the comments and summaries pertaining to that provision. Comments that analyze, explain, or criticize, or a collection of brief summaries of appellate cases that have applied or interpreted, a particular statutory provision. These comments and summaries are appended to, and published with, the statute in a set of volumes. For example, the United States Code Annotated contains the statutes of the United States and, after each statutory provision are the comments and summaries pertaining to that provision.
  2. A critical or explanatory note; a commentary.
  3. The act or process of furnishing critical commentary or explanatory notes.
(Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
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  1. (Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
  2. The gist or significance:
  3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
A statement of the results of this process
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  1. A statement of the results of this process
  2. The separation of a substance into its constituent elements, usually by chemical means, for the study and identification of each component. &diamf3; Qualitative analysis determines what substances are present in a compound. &diamf3; Quantitative analysis determines how much of each substance is present in a compound.
  3. (Linguistics) The use of function words such as prepositions, pronouns, or auxiliary verbs instead of inflectional endings to express a grammatical relationship; for example, the cover of the dictionary instead of the dictionary's cover.
Any form of play, amusement, or relaxation used for this purpose, as games, sports, or hobbies
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  1. Any form of play, amusement, or relaxation used for this purpose, as games, sports, or hobbies
  2. Alternative form of recreation (the process of recreating or the result of this process).
  3. Refreshment in body or mind, as after work, by some form of play, amusement, or relaxation
The scientific or scholarly investigation of texts or documents to discover their origin, history, or original form
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  1. The scientific or scholarly investigation of texts or documents to discover their origin, history, or original form
  2. The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
  3. The act of making judgments; analysis of qualities and evaluation of comparative worth; esp., the critical consideration and judgment of literary or artistic work
A formal and lengthy discourse or treatise on some subject, esp. one based on original research and written in partial fulfillment of requirements for a doctorate
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  1. A formal and lengthy discourse or treatise on some subject, esp. one based on original research and written in partial fulfillment of requirements for a doctorate
A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
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  1. A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
  2. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
  3. A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
Text giving further detail on a subject.
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  1. Text giving further detail on a subject.
  2. The act of discussing; talk or writing in which the pros and cons or various aspects of a subject are considered
  3. Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.
The awareness or understanding of the meaning, significance, value, or worth of something.
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  1. The awareness or understanding of the meaning, significance, value, or worth of something.
  2. A judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one.
  3. A rise in value or price, especially over time.
A short composition assigned to a student as a writing exercise.
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  1. A short composition assigned to a student as a writing exercise.
  2. A short essay, esp. one written as an assignment in a school course
  3. A recurring, unifying subject or idea; motif
The act or art of criticizing; criticism
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  1. The act or art of criticizing; criticism
  2. A critical evaluation or analysis, especially one dealing with works of art or literature.
  3. A critical analysis or evaluation of a subject, situation, literary work, etc.
In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application. In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application.
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  1. In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application. In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application.
  2. An investigation or inspection made for the purpose of diagnosis.
  3. A set of questions asked in testing or interrogating; test
A person with reference to the ability to memorize, comprehend, etc.
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  1. A person with reference to the ability to memorize, comprehend, etc.
  2. A first sketch for a story, picture, etc.
  3. A literary work treating a particular subject or character:
The act or process of taking
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  1. The act or process of taking
  2. A quantity collected at one time, especially the amount of profit or receipts taken on a business venture or from ticket sales at a sporting event.
  3. An attempt or a try:
Any descent in which an airplane comes down nose first along a spiral path of large pitch and small radius
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  1. Any descent in which an airplane comes down nose first along a spiral path of large pitch and small radius
  2. The presenting of information in this way
  3. A particular emphasis or slant imparted to information in order to create a desired effect, such as a favorable public image for a politician
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  1. The act of freeing from obscurities.
  2. The act of clarifying; the act or process of making clear or transparent by freeing visible impurities; particularly, the clearing or fining of liquid substances from feculent matter by the separation of the insoluble particles which prevent the liquid from being transparent.
A structure, such as a building, framework, or model.
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  1. A structure, such as a building, framework, or model.
  2. The interpretation or explanation given to an expression or a statement:
  3. Something fashioned or devised systematically:
  1. Decryption.
  2. The analysis of documents written in ancient languages, where the language is unknown, or knowledge of the language has been lost.
A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation of the subject.
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  1. A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation of the subject.
An instance of this
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  1. An instance of this
  2. An exposition or explanation of a text, especially a religious one.
  3. Critical explanation or analysis, especially of a text.
The interpretation, meaning, or sense given in explaining
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  1. The interpretation, meaning, or sense given in explaining
  2. A mutual defining of terms, declaration of motives, etc. to clear up a misunderstanding or settle a dispute
  3. The act or process of explaining:
The action of putting something out to public view; for example in a display or show.
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  1. The action of putting something out to public view; for example in a display or show.
  2. A statement or rhetorical discourse intended to give information about or an explanation of difficult material.
  3. A setting forth of facts, ideas, etc.; detailed explanation
An example of this art.
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  1. An example of this art.
  2. The art or act of decorating a text, page, or initial letter with ornamental designs, images, or lettering.
  3. Clarification; explanation
An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
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  1. An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
  2. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
  3. A picture, design, diagram, etc. used to decorate or explain something
Comments that analyze, explain, or criticize, or a collection of brief summaries of appellate cases that have applied or interpreted, a particular statutory provision. These comments and summaries are appended to, and published with, the statute in a set of volumes. For example, the United States Code Annotated contains the statutes of the United States and, after each statutory provision are the comments and summaries pertaining to that provision. Comments that analyze, explain, or criticize, or a collection of brief summaries of appellate cases that have applied or interpreted, a particular statutory provision. These comments and summaries are appended to, and published with, the statute in a set of volumes. For example, the United States Code Annotated contains the statutes of the United States and, after each statutory provision are the comments and summaries pertaining to that provision.
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  1. Comments that analyze, explain, or criticize, or a collection of brief summaries of appellate cases that have applied or interpreted, a particular statutory provision. These comments and summaries are appended to, and published with, the statute in a set of volumes. For example, the United States Code Annotated contains the statutes of the United States and, after each statutory provision are the comments and summaries pertaining to that provision. Comments that analyze, explain, or criticize, or a collection of brief summaries of appellate cases that have applied or interpreted, a particular statutory provision. These comments and summaries are appended to, and published with, the statute in a set of volumes. For example, the United States Code Annotated contains the statutes of the United States and, after each statutory provision are the comments and summaries pertaining to that provision.
  2. The act or process of furnishing critical commentary or explanatory notes.
  3. A critical or explanatory note; a commentary.
A statement of fact or opinion, especially a remark that expresses a personal reaction or attitude.
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  1. A statement of fact or opinion, especially a remark that expresses a personal reaction or attitude.
  2. A scholarly article or essay, usually written by a law student and published in a law review, analyzing a judicial decision and its context in the law. See also annotation and note.
  3. A written note intended as an explanation, illustration, or criticism of a passage in a book or other writing; an annotation.
A historical narrative based on personal experience
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  1. A historical narrative based on personal experience
  2. A narrative of historical events of which one has personal experience:
  3. Explanation or interpretation in the form of a series of comments or observations:
An instance of this
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  1. An instance of this
  2. An exposition or explanation of a text, especially a religious one.
  3. Critical explanation or analysis, especially of a text.
The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal:
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  1. The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal:
  2. A brief informal letter:
  3. A promissory note.
The manner of doing or producing something, as of performing a piece of music or a role in a play
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  1. The manner of doing or producing something, as of performing a piece of music or a role in a play
  2. (Law) A writ or order, issued by a court, giving authority to put a judgment into effect
  3. The manner, style, or result of performance:
A formal exhibition or presentation before an audience, as a play, musical program, etc.; show
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  1. A formal exhibition or presentation before an audience, as a play, musical program, etc.; show
  2. (Linguistics) One's actual use of language in actual situations.
  3. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
The specific form of a particular passage in a text:
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  1. The specific form of a particular passage in a text:
  2. A meeting where written material is read aloud.
  3. A value indicated by a measuring device.
The result of an artistic effort.
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  1. The result of an artistic effort.
  2. The act of realizing; an act of figuring out or becoming aware.
  3. A transformation of non-monetary assets into cash; a transaction such as a property sale that impacts upon the taxpayer’s wealth to the extent that it may trigger the imposition of an income tax. If the tax is, in fact, imposed, the transaction is said to be recognized. See also recognition. A transformation of non-monetary assets into cash; a transaction such as a property sale that impacts upon the taxpayer’s wealth to the extent that it may trigger the imposition of an income tax. If the tax is, in fact, imposed, the transaction is said to be recognized. See also recognition.
A perspective drawing depicting an architect's conception of a finished building, bridge, etc.
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  1. A perspective drawing depicting an architect's conception of a finished building, bridge, etc.
  2. A depiction or interpretation, as in painting or music.
  3. The act of one who renders
An interpretation or performance of an artwork, especially a musical score or musical work. [from 19th c.]
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  1. An interpretation or performance of an artwork, especially a musical score or musical work. [from 19th c.]
  2. A performance or interpretation (of a piece of music, a role, etc.)
  3. The transfer of a prisoner or suspect from one country to another, often to avoid legal restrictions on interrogation or prosecution.
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