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Anything having real or material substance or form; any physical or perceptible object
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  1. Anything having real or material substance or form; any physical or perceptible object
  2. The physical aspect of a person as opposed to the spirit; the flesh.
  3. A human; a person:
What a thing is, or may be, made of; constituent substance; elements, parts, or constituents
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  1. What a thing is, or may be, made of; constituent substance; elements, parts, or constituents
  2. Something, such as an idea or information, that is to be refined and made or incorporated into a finished effort:
  3. The substance or substances out of which a thing is or can be made.
The state of being substantial
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  1. The state of being substantial
  2. The extent to which something is substantial
The state or quality of being corporeal; bodily existence
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  1. The state or quality of being corporeal; bodily existence
  2. (Countable) Something having a corporeal existence
  1. Corporeality
  2. The state of being material or corporeal; physical existence.
  3. Material or bodily substance
The semifluid, translucent substance that forms the living matter in all plant and animal cells. Composed of proteins, fats, and other substances suspended in water, it includes the cytoplasm and (in eukaryotes) the nucleus.
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  1. The semifluid, translucent substance that forms the living matter in all plant and animal cells. Composed of proteins, fats, and other substances suspended in water, it includes the cytoplasm and (in eukaryotes) the nucleus.
The material out of which something is made or formed; substance.
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  1. The material out of which something is made or formed; substance.
  2. Matter or substance of an unspecified or generalized kind
  3. Things grouped together or viewed in a certain way
The state of being material.
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A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
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  1. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
  2. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
  3. A thing that can be seen or touched; material thing that occupies space
The result of work or activity:
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  1. The result of work or activity:
  2. A Scandinavian legislative body
  3. An individual object, especially an inanimate object:
Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
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  1. Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
  2. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
  3. A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction:
The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain.
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  1. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain.
  2. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
  3. Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
Something that perplexes:
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  1. Something that perplexes:
  2. Something that is perplexed, or complicated
  3. The condition of being perplexed; bewilderment; confusion
Involvement with or participation in something:
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  1. Involvement with or participation in something:
  2. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
  3. An interest group.
The point where rays of light, heat, etc. or waves of sound come together, or from which they spread or seem to spread; specif., the point where rays of light reflected by a mirror or refracted by a lens meet (called real focus) or the point where they would meet if prolonged backward through the lens or mirror (called virtual focus)
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  1. The point where rays of light, heat, etc. or waves of sound come together, or from which they spread or seem to spread; specif., the point where rays of light reflected by a mirror or refracted by a lens meet (called real focus) or the point where they would meet if prolonged backward through the lens or mirror (called virtual focus)
  2. (Mathematics) A fixed point whose relationship with a directrix determines a conic section.
  3. A center of interest or activity:
The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination:
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  1. The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination:
  2. A firm decision to do something:
  3. The part of a literary work in which the complications of the plot are resolved or simplified.
A guaranty, pledge, or promise:
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  1. A guaranty, pledge, or promise:
  2. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
  3. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.
Conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
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  1. Conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
  2. An act, condition, event, or fact connected with another act, condition, event, or fact either as an accessory or as a contributing or determining element. An act, condition, event, or fact connected with another act, condition, event, or fact either as an accessory or as a contributing or determining element.
  3. Any happening or fact; event
Regard for or interest in someone or something:
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  1. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
  2. A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
  3. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
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  1. Pus.
  2. The formation or discharge of pus.
The final differentiation processes in biological systems, such as the final ripening of a seed or the attainment of full functional capacity by a cell, a tissue, or an organ.
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  1. The final differentiation processes in biological systems, such as the final ripening of a seed or the attainment of full functional capacity by a cell, a tissue, or an organ.
  2. The act or process of maturing, esp. of becoming full-grown or fully developed
  3. The formation or discharge of pus; suppuration
A flowing out or pouring forth; emission; secretion:
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  1. A flowing out or pouring forth; emission; secretion:
  2. Elimination of net electric charge from a charged body.
  3. That which is discharged, as pus from a sore
  1. Pus.
  2. The condition of containing or discharging pus.
Development of an ulcer.
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  1. Development of an ulcer.
  2. An ulcer or an ulcerous condition.
A disease resulting from
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  1. A disease resulting from
  2. The invasion of bodily tissue by pathogenic microorganisms that proliferate, resulting in tissue injury that can progress to disease:
  3. An instance of being infected:
To place a certain estimate of worth on in a scale of values
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  1. To place a certain estimate of worth on in a scale of values
  2. To determine or estimate the worth or value of; appraise.
  3. To regard highly; esteem:
To consider and choose carefully
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  1. To consider and choose carefully
  2. To have significance, importance, or influence
  3. To measure or apportion (a certain quantity) by weight. Often used with out:
To give (something) a meaning or an importance.
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  1. To give (something) a meaning or an importance.
  2. To have meaning or importance; be significant; matter
  3. To be a sign or indication of; suggest or imply:
To bring (goods) from another country or countries, esp. for purposes of sale
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  1. To bring (goods) from another country or countries, esp. for purposes of sale
  2. To carry or hold the meaning of; signify:
  3. To bring or carry in from an outside source, especially to bring in (goods or materials) from a foreign country for trade or sale.
To indicate indirectly or by allusion; hint; suggest; intimate
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  1. To indicate indirectly or by allusion; hint; suggest; intimate
  2. To involve by logical necessity; entail:
  3. To have as a necessary part, condition, or effect; contain, include, or involve naturally or necessarily
(Logic) To be the name for (individuals or instances of a class)
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  1. (Logic) To be the name for (individuals or instances of a class)
  2. To mark; indicate:
  3. To signify directly; refer to specifically:
To synthesize a product, especially a protein, encoded by a gene.
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  1. To synthesize a product, especially a protein, encoded by a gene.
  2. By express delivery or transport.
  3. To represent by a sign, symbol, number, or formula:
To occupy or engage the interest of:
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  1. To occupy or engage the interest of:
  2. To entangle in trouble, difficulty, danger, etc.; implicate
  3. To engage (oneself) in a love affair:
To form or discharge pus; fester
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  1. To form or discharge pus; fester
To grow embittered; rankle
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  1. To grow embittered; rankle
  2. To be or become an increasing source of irritation or poisoning; rankle:
  3. To cause the formation of pus in
The state or quality of being material, or physical
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  1. The state or quality of being material, or physical
  2. The quality of being material; having a physical existence.
  3. Matter; substance
Density; body:
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  1. Density; body:
  2. Matter of a particular kind or chemical composition
  3. Material possessions; goods; wealth:
What a thing is, or may be, made of; constituent substance; elements, parts, or constituents
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  1. What a thing is, or may be, made of; constituent substance; elements, parts, or constituents
  2. Tools or apparatus for the performance of a given task:
  3. Something, such as an idea or information, that is to be refined and made or incorporated into a finished effort:
Matter or substance of an unspecified or generalized kind
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  1. Matter or substance of an unspecified or generalized kind
  2. The material or substance out of which anything is or can be made; raw material
  3. (Chiefly British) Woven material, especially woolens.
Material possessions; property; resources; wealth
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  1. Material possessions; property; resources; wealth
  2. Material possessions; goods; wealth:
  3. A material of a particular kind or constitution.
The formal oral or written presentation of such reasons intended to convince or persuade.
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  1. The formal oral or written presentation of such reasons intended to convince or persuade.
  2. A summary or short statement of the plot or subject of a literary work.
  3. A topic; a subject:
An objective or purpose to be reached or achieved, or one that is worth reaching or achieving:
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  1. An objective or purpose to be reached or achieved, or one that is worth reaching or achieving:
  2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
  3. The position occupied by such a unit or guard:
A person under the authority or control of another; esp., a person owing allegiance to a particular ruler, government, etc.
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  1. A person under the authority or control of another; esp., a person owing allegiance to a particular ruler, government, etc.
  2. One concerning which something is said or done; a person or thing being discussed or dealt with:
  3. A person or animal that is the object of medical or scientific study:
Matter under consideration in a written work or speech; a theme.
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  1. Matter under consideration in a written work or speech; a theme.
  2. The thing or things considered in a book, course of instruction, discussion, etc.
  3. Alternative form of subject matter.
A passage from the Scriptures or another authoritative source chosen for the subject of a discourse or cited for support in argument.
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  1. A passage from the Scriptures or another authoritative source chosen for the subject of a discourse or cited for support in argument.
  2. A passage from a written work used as the starting point of a discussion.
  3. Any topic or subject dealt with
A short essay, esp. one written as an assignment in a school course
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  1. A short essay, esp. one written as an assignment in a school course
  2. (Music) A recurring melodic element in a composition, especially a melody forming the basis of a set of variations.
  3. A topic or subject, as of a lecture, sermon, essay, etc.
One such consideration or argument
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  1. One such consideration or argument
  2. (Linguistics) A word or phrase in a sentence, usually providing information from previous discourse or shared knowledge, that the rest of the sentence elaborates or comments on.
  3. The subject of a paragraph, essay, speech, etc.
Matters of business or concern
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  1. Matters of business or concern
  2. Any matter, occurrence, or thing
  3. A thing to be done; business
The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
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  1. The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
  2. Something involving one personally:
  3. A commercial enterprise or establishment:
An end or objective:
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  1. An end or objective:
  2. (Informal) A complex, often neurotic liking, fear, aversion, etc. with regard to some person, thing, or activity
  3. A turn of events; a circumstance:
To believe or consider to be; deem:
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  1. To believe or consider to be; deem:
  2. (Informal) To include by or as if by counting:
  3. To exclude by or as if by counting:
To bring (goods) from another country or countries, esp. for purposes of sale
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  1. To bring (goods) from another country or countries, esp. for purposes of sale
  2. To carry or hold the meaning of; signify:
  3. To bring or carry in from an outside source, especially to bring in (goods or materials) from a foreign country for trade or sale.
To denote; mean:
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  1. To denote; mean:
  2. To give (something) a meaning or an importance.
  3. To be a sign or indication of; suggest or imply:
To have significance, importance, or influence
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  1. To have significance, importance, or influence
  2. To be burdensome or oppressive. Used with on or upon:
  3. (Naut.) weigh anchor (see phrase under anchor)
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