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(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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  1. (Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
  2. (Idiomatic) to contain; stop
To bear; endure; submit to; tolerate
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  1. To bear; endure; submit to; tolerate
  2. To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
  3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
To cause to move forward:
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  1. To cause to move forward:
  2. To go forward; move ahead
  3. To help or hasten the success or completion of; further
To save; reserve:
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  1. To save; reserve:
  2. To maintain for use or service:
  3. To maintain records in:
To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
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  1. To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
  2. To set forth in words; declare.
  3. To express or present in a nonverbal way
To solemnly declare that certain statements are true or that one will testify truthfully.
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  1. To solemnly declare that certain statements are true or that one will testify truthfully.
  2. (Law) To rule (a court decision) to have been correct; confirm:
  3. To declare positively; assert to be true:
(--- Linguistics) To confirm the existence, usage, or currency of (a word, for example), as by being recorded in writing.
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  1. (--- Linguistics) To confirm the existence, usage, or currency of (a word, for example), as by being recorded in writing.
  2. To supply or be evidence of:
  3. (Linguis.) To verify the existence of (a form believed to have occurred in a language)
To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as as sugar or salt; to season and prepare (fruits, meat, etc.) for storage.
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  1. To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as as sugar or salt; to season and prepare (fruits, meat, etc.) for storage.
  2. To keep in perfect or unaltered condition; maintain unchanged:
  3. To keep from harm, damage, danger, evil, etc.; protect; save
To manage, tend, or have charge of:
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  1. To manage, tend, or have charge of:
  2. To save; reserve:
  3. To enter (data) in a book:
To protect from loss or harm; preserve:
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  1. To protect from loss or harm; preserve:
  2. To use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste:
  3. To keep from being damaged, lost, or wasted; save
To go often, customarily, or in numbers
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  1. To go often, customarily, or in numbers
  2. To restore to sound condition after damage or injury; fix:
  3. To put back in good condition after damage, decay, etc.; mend; fix
To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
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  1. To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
  2. To retain; to keep back; not to grant; as, to withhold assent to a proposition.
  3. To keep in check; restrain:
To bring into being again; reestablish.
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  1. To bring into being again; reestablish.
  2. To begin again; start over
  3. To give or get an extension of
To hide or store in a cache.
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  1. To hide or store in a cache.
  2. An area of computer memory devoted to the high-speed retrieval of frequently used or requested data.
To keep back; to retain.
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  1. To keep back; to retain.
  2. To keep or secure for oneself; retain:
  3. To keep in store for future or special use.
To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
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  1. To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
  2. To put off to a future time; postpone; delay
  3. To give in to the wish or judgment of another, as in showing respect; yield with courtesy (to)
(Idiomatic) To remain in an existing position.
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To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.
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  1. To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.
  2. To like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful, or suitable.
To keep something or someone from danger, harm, etc.
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  1. To keep something or someone from danger, harm, etc.
  2. To keep in a safe or healthy condition:
  3. To avoid spending (money) so as to keep or accumulate it.
(Baseball) To take a large lead in a game.
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  1. (Baseball) To take a large lead in a game.
  2. To place out of the way, clean up.
  3. (Colloquial) To consume (food or drink), especially in large quantities.
To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding. To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
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  1. To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding. To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To build up a supply of something, usually for use at a particular time in the future, when the time is right.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To build up a supply of something, usually for use at a particular time in the future, when the time is right.
(Archaic) To provide with a husband or become the husband of; marry
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  1. (Archaic) To provide with a husband or become the husband of; marry
  2. To use sparingly or economically; conserve:
  3. To manage economically; conserve
Used other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.
  2. To select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.
  3. To distinguish, make obvious the distinction between (two things) or of (something).
To verify (a financial account, for example) by using a duplicate register for comparison.
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  1. To verify (a financial account, for example) by using a duplicate register for comparison.
  2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
  3. To hold in restraint; check:
To get (a person) to do what one wishes, esp. by skill, tact, flattery, etc.
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  1. To get (a person) to do what one wishes, esp. by skill, tact, flattery, etc.
  2. To control the movement or behavior of; handle
  3. To continue to get along; carry on; cope:
To concentrate or focus (one's sight or attention, for example) on a particular object or activity.
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  1. To concentrate or focus (one's sight or attention, for example) on a particular object or activity.
  2. To give commands or directions.
  3. To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
To be obliged to; must:
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  1. To be obliged to; must:
  2. To receive; get:
  3. To hold or keep in the mind
To admit as being in accordance with fact, truth, or a claim; acknowledge:
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  1. To admit as being in accordance with fact, truth, or a claim; acknowledge:
  2. To have control over:
  3. To possess; hold as personal property; have
To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule.
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  1. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule.
  2. To support from below; keep from falling or sinking; prop:
  3. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
To bring about; effect:
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  1. To bring about; effect:
  2. To bring to a halt; stop
  3. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
Used other than as an idiom: see stick,‎ to.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see stick,‎ to.
  2. (Idiomatic) To persist; to continue (to use, do, etc.)
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.
  2. To do nothing. To be inactive in a situation.
  3. (Idiomatic) To remain loyal or faithful to.
To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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  1. To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
  2. To continue in some effort, course of action, etc. in spite of difficulty, opposition, etc.; be steadfast in purpose; persist
(Idiomatic) persist or continue
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To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.
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  1. To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.
  2. To like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful, or suitable.
To save; reserve:
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  1. To save; reserve:
  2. To manage, tend, or have charge of:
  3. To celebrate; observe:
To save; reserve:
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  1. To save; reserve:
  2. To manage, tend, or have charge of:
  3. To celebrate; observe:
To keep in a fixed state or condition
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  1. To keep in a fixed state or condition
  2. To keep in mind
  3. To hold or keep in possession
To treat fruit or other foods so as to prevent decay.
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  1. To treat fruit or other foods so as to prevent decay.
  2. To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as as sugar or salt; to season and prepare (fruits, meat, etc.) for storage.
  3. To maintain throughout; to keep intact.
To provide for the support of; specif., to provide sustenance or nourishment for
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  1. To provide for the support of; specif., to provide sustenance or nourishment for
  2. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
  3. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
To save; reserve:
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  1. To save; reserve:
  2. To maintain for use or service:
  3. To maintain records in:
To bear; endure; submit to; tolerate
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  1. To bear; endure; submit to; tolerate
  2. To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
  3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
(Intransitive, often followed by “for”) To make an apology or excuse; to acknowledge some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends
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  1. (Intransitive, often followed by “for”) To make an apology or excuse; to acknowledge some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends
  2. (Intransitive) To express regret that a certain event has occurred.
To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
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  1. To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
  2. To attempt to disprove or invalidate (the claim made by a lawsuit or prosecution):
  3. To support or maintain, as by argument or action; justify:
(Law) To show an adequate reason for something done
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  1. (Law) To show an adequate reason for something done
  2. To demonstrate or prove to be just, right, or valid:
  3. To prove qualified as surety
To clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting arguments or proof:
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  1. To clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting arguments or proof:
  2. To defend or maintain (a cause, claim, etc.) against opposition
  3. To defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example).
To declare positively; assert to be true:
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  1. To declare positively; assert to be true:
  2. To assert that one will give true testimony equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.
  3. To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
(Archaic) To bring forward as an authority.
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  1. (Archaic) To bring forward as an authority.
  2. To assert to be true; affirm:
  3. To state (a plea or excuse, for example) in support or denial of a claim or accusation:
To put forth reasons for or against something:
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  1. To put forth reasons for or against something:
  2. To try to prove by giving reasons; maintain; contend
  3. To attempt to prove by reasoning; maintain or contend:
To maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.)
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  1. To maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.)
  2. To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
  3. To state or express positively; affirm:
To affirm positively; declare:
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  1. To affirm positively; declare:
  2. To formally assert as a fact, such as in a pleading; to allege. To formally assert as a fact, such as in a pleading; to allege.
  3. To declare to be true; state positively; affirm
To acknowledge openly; avow
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  1. To acknowledge openly; avow
  2. To declare the truth of; assert; affirm
  3. To accept responsibility for (an action, for example); acknowledge.
To declare openly or admit frankly
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  1. To declare openly or admit frankly
  2. To acknowledge or claim (oneself) to be
  3. To state positively; declare:
To demand or ask for as rightfully belonging or due to one; assert one's right to (a title, accomplishment, etc. that should be recognized)
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  1. To demand or ask for as rightfully belonging or due to one; assert one's right to (a title, accomplishment, etc. that should be recognized)
  2. To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due:
  3. To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
To strive in combat; fight
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  1. To strive in combat; fight
  2. To strive in opposition or against difficulties; struggle:
  3. To hold to be a fact; assert
To make clearly known; state or announce openly, formally, etc.
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  1. To make clearly known; state or announce openly, formally, etc.
  2. To say positively or emphatically
  3. To state openly a choice, opinion, etc. (for or against)
To be in effect or in force; be true or valid
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  1. To be in effect or in force; be true or valid
  2. To stop the movement or progress of:
  3. To carry or support (the body or a bodily part) in a certain position:
To state as a determination of fact:
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  1. To state as a determination of fact:
  2. For instance:
  3. To express in words; state; declare; tell
To express or present in a nonverbal way
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  1. To express or present in a nonverbal way
  2. To set forth in words; declare.
  3. To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
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