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Something that completes, makes up a whole, or brings to perfection:
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  1. Something that completes, makes up a whole, or brings to perfection:
  2. (Grammar) A word or words used to complete a predicate construction, especially the object or indirect object of a verb, for example, the phrase to eat ice cream in We like to eat ice cream.
  3. A complementary color.
Something that bears an analogy to something else; something that is comparable:
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  1. Something that bears an analogy to something else; something that is comparable:
  2. An organ or structure that is similar in function to one in another kind of organism but is of dissimilar evolutionary origin. The wings of birds and the wings of insects are analogs.
  3. (Chemistry) A structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element.
A duplicate of a legal document.
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  1. A duplicate of a legal document.
  2. A person or thing that corresponds to or closely resembles another, as in form or function
  3. One that serves as a complement.
A person who takes part in some activity in common with another or others; associate
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  1. A person who takes part in some activity in common with another or others; associate
  2. One of two or more persons engaged in the same business enterprise and sharing its profits and risks: each is an agent for the other or others and is liable, except when limited to his or her own investment, for the debts of the firm
  3. A domestic partner.
A friend; close companion
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  1. A friend; close companion
  2. A fellow member of a group, especially a fellow member of the Communist Party.
  3. A person who shares one's interests or activities; a friend or companion.
A schoolmate.
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  1. A schoolmate.
  2. Someone who goes to the same school; a schoolmate
A helpful companion; specif., a wife or, sometimes, a husband
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  1. A helpful companion; specif., a wife or, sometimes, a husband
  2. (Chess) A recreational problem in chess in which both sides cooperate to achieve a specific goal.
  3. A person who supplies help or companionship.
A companion in games and recreation
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  1. A companion in games and recreation
  2. A companion in play or recreation.
  3. (Informal) A sexual partner in what is regarded as a superficial relationship
A member of the same class at school.
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  1. A member of the same class at school.
  2. Someone who is in the same class (in school)
A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system.
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  1. A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system.
  2. Either of two persons paired off in a partnership arrangement (buddy system) for mutual help and protection, as in combat or in children's camp activities
  3. Friend or comrade; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
A language of Papua New Guinea.
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  1. A language of Papua New Guinea.
  2. An intimate friend; comrade; chum
A close friend
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  1. A close friend
  2. A friend; a pal.
  3. An intimate friend or companion.
(Informal) a roommate
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  1. (Informal) a roommate
  2. A roommate.
A partner in marriage; (one's) husband or wife
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  1. A partner in marriage; (one's) husband or wife
A woman who is about to be married or has recently been married.
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  1. A woman who is about to be married or has recently been married.
  2. In lace making and other needlework, a loop or tie that connects parts of a pattern
  3. An individual loop or other device connecting the patterns in lacework.
A person employed to take care of horses or a stable.
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  1. A person employed to take care of horses or a stable.
  2. A person whose work is tending, feeding, and currying horses
  3. Bridegroom
A person with whom one shares a bed.
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  1. A person with whom one shares a bed.
A member of a military organization having a rank between that of a commissioned and non-commissioned officer
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  1. A member of a military organization having a rank between that of a commissioned and non-commissioned officer
  2. A military officer, usually a skilled technician or a helicopter pilot, intermediate in rank between a noncommissioned officer and a commissioned officer, having authority by virtue of a warrant.
  3. An officer of the U.S. armed forces ranking above a noncommissioned officer but below a commissioned officer and holding office on a warrant instead of a commission
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. Any of several marine fishes that often leap above water, especially Cololabis saira, the Pacific saury.
  3. (Informal) Any leader, director, or captain
A noncommissioned officer in a nation's navy or coast guard.
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  1. A noncommissioned officer in a nation's navy or coast guard.
  2. (U.S. Navy) An enlisted person of any of the six grades of noncommissioned officers from petty officer third class up to master chief petty officer
An officer on a merchant ship ranking immediately below the captain.
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  1. An officer on a merchant ship ranking immediately below the captain.
  2. (Nautical) An officer on a merchant ship next in rank to the captain and responsible to the captain for the safety and security of the ship.
A merchant ship's officer next in rank below the first mate
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  1. A merchant ship's officer next in rank below the first mate
A member of the lowest rank in an order of knighthood
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  1. A member of the lowest rank in an order of knighthood
  2. Either of two persons not married to each other but otherwise in an intimate, spouse-like relationship: often, specif., used when the persons are of the same sex
  3. A thing that matches another in sort, color, etc.; one of a pair or set
A copy or duplicate, as of a lease
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  1. A copy or duplicate, as of a lease
  2. A person or thing that corresponds to or closely resembles another, as in form or function
  3. One of two parts that fit and complete each other.
Something capable of carrying, moving, or holding two people or things, as a mattress.
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  1. Something capable of carrying, moving, or holding two people or things, as a mattress.
  2. One that closely resembles another; a duplicate.
  3. An actor who takes the place of another actor in scenes requiring special skills or preparations:
An exact copy or reproduction; replica; facsimile
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  1. An exact copy or reproduction; replica; facsimile
  2. One that corresponds exactly to another, especially an original.
  3. A counterpart or double
A person of equal rank, position, or background; a peer.
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  1. A person of equal rank, position, or background; a peer.
  2. Either of a pair of corresponding things; mate
  3. One of a pair; a mate:
Two or more persons or things that go together in appearance, size, or other quality
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  1. Two or more persons or things that go together in appearance, size, or other quality
  2. One that is able to compete equally with another:
  3. A slender piece of wood, cardboard, waxed cord, etc. tipped with a composition that catches fire by friction; esp., a safety match
(Mineralogy) Two interwoven crystals that are mirror images of each other.
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  1. (Mineralogy) Two interwoven crystals that are mirror images of each other.
  2. Twin bed
  3. Either one of two persons or things very much alike in appearance, shape, structure, etc.
An animal with which another animal, usually of the opposite sex, forms a bond for a temporary period during which the two individuals maintain close proximity and engage in mating or other sexual behavior.
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  1. An animal with which another animal, usually of the opposite sex, forms a bond for a temporary period during which the two individuals maintain close proximity and engage in mating or other sexual behavior.
  2. The spouse of a monarch.
  3. (Obs.) A partner; companion
A person who takes part in some activity in common with another or others; associate
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  1. A person who takes part in some activity in common with another or others; associate
  2. A domestic partner.
  3. A spouse.
A partner in marriage; (one's) husband or wife
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  1. A partner in marriage; (one's) husband or wife
One's spouse; esp., one's wife
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  1. One's spouse; esp., one's wife
  2. (Idiomatic, US, Canada) A person's spouse or lover, most commonly a man's wife. Generally a compliment or sign of respect.
  3. One's spouse.
A degree or certificate granted by a junior college to those who have completed the regular two-year course
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  1. A degree or certificate granted by a junior college to those who have completed the regular two-year course
  2. A member of an institution or society who is granted only partial status or privileges.
  3. A colleague, companion, partner, or fellow employee.
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  1. A friend; a pal.
  2. An intimate friend or companion.
  3. (Dated) A roommate, especially in a college or university.
One of a pair or set of things; a mate.
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  1. One of a pair or set of things; a mate.
  2. Either of two persons not married to each other but otherwise in an intimate, spouse-like relationship: often, specif., used when the persons are of the same sex
  3. A member of the lowest rank in an order of knighthood
A person who shares interests and activities in common with others; partner; associate
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  1. A person who shares interests and activities in common with others; partner; associate
  2. A fellow member of a group, especially a fellow member of the Communist Party.
  3. (Informal) A Communist; esp., a fellow Communist
A companion or associate
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  1. A companion or associate
  2. A longtime close friend or companion.
A graduate student who holds a fellowship in a university or college
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  1. A graduate student who holds a fellowship in a university or college
  2. A member of a learned society or professional organization.
  3. A companion; associate
Either of two persons paired off in a partnership arrangement (buddy system) for mutual help and protection, as in combat or in children's camp activities
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  1. Either of two persons paired off in a partnership arrangement (buddy system) for mutual help and protection, as in combat or in children's camp activities
  2. A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system.
  3. Friend or comrade; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
A language of Papua New Guinea.
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  1. A language of Papua New Guinea.
  2. An intimate friend; comrade; chum
A close male friend who is like a brother
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  1. A close male friend who is like a brother
  2. A man or boy related to one by having a parent in common; half brother
  3. A foster brother
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  1. A friend; a pal.
  2. A close friend
  3. An intimate friend or companion.
A close, trusted friend, to whom one confides intimate matters or secrets
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  1. A close, trusted friend, to whom one confides intimate matters or secrets
  2. A character in a drama or fiction, such as a trusted friend or servant, who serves as a device for revealing the inner thoughts or intentions of a main character.
A type of settee.
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  1. A type of settee.
  2. A woman or girl confidant
  3. A confidant, especially one who is a woman.
(Folklore) A spirit or demon constantly attending someone and typically dwelling within, or taking the form of, an animal; also, the animal within which such a spirit or demon dwells
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  1. (Folklore) A spirit or demon constantly attending someone and typically dwelling within, or taking the form of, an animal; also, the animal within which such a spirit or demon dwells
  2. One who performs domestic service in the household of a high official.
  3. A close friend or associate
Something thought of as like a friend in being helpful, reliable, etc.
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  1. Something thought of as like a friend in being helpful, reliable, etc.
  2. (Rock-climbing) Brand name of a spring-loaded camming device now manufactured by Wild Country. Now used (often without initial capital) to refer to any such device.
  3. One who supports, sympathizes with, or patronizes a group, cause, or movement:
A close friend or confidant.
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  1. A close friend or confidant.
  2. An intimate friend or companion
A language of Papua New Guinea.
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  1. A language of Papua New Guinea.
  2. An intimate friend; comrade; chum
(Rare, chiefly US) A male given name.
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  1. (Rare, chiefly US) A male given name.
  2. Any undeveloped or immature person or thing
  3. Friend; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system.
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  1. A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system.
  2. A close friend; companion; comrade; esp., a comrade in arms
  3. Friend or comrade; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
A partner; confederate
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  1. A partner; confederate
  2. (Informal) An assistant to another person, especially to one's superior or more important person.
  3. A companion; close friend
To adhere to or advocate:
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  1. To adhere to or advocate:
  2. To take as a spouse, esp. as a wife; marry
  3. To give (a woman) in marriage.
To join as spouses; unite in wedlock
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  1. To join as spouses; unite in wedlock
  2. To get married; take a spouse
  3. To enter into marriage; wed:
To become married; take a husband or wife
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  1. To become married; take a husband or wife
  2. To perform the marriage ceremony for; join in matrimony.
  3. To marry
To move jerkily; walk haltingly; limp; hobble
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  1. To move jerkily; walk haltingly; limp; hobble
  2. (Informal) To get (a ride) by hitchhiking:
  3. To become fastened or caught, as by becoming entangled or hooking on to something
To lay out flat like a bed; arrange in layers
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  1. To lay out flat like a bed; arrange in layers
  2. To put or send to bed.
  3. To go to bed; rest; sleep
To engage in sexual intercourse in which the penis is inserted into the vagina.
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  1. To engage in sexual intercourse in which the penis is inserted into the vagina.
  2. To transfer male reproductive cells from one individual to another, usually into an internal organ or cavity, such as a cloaca. Used of animals.
(Archaic) To join in marriage
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  1. (Archaic) To join in marriage
  2. To join together by fastening or by association; link; connect
  3. To come together; unite
Used with a past participle to form the present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect tenses indicating completed action:
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  1. Used with a past participle to form the present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect tenses indicating completed action:
  2. To get, take, receive, or obtain
  3. To accept; take:
To start growing; root or germinate:
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  1. To start growing; root or germinate:
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To convey by transportation:
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