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To keep under obligation; bind
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  1. To keep under obligation; bind
  2. To keep from falling; bear the weight of; support
  3. To get and keep control of; keep from relaxing or lapsing
To save; reserve:
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  1. To save; reserve:
  2. To manage, tend, or have charge of:
  3. To cause to continue in a state, condition, or course of action:
To have control over:
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  1. To have control over:
  2. To admit as being in accordance with fact, truth, or a claim; acknowledge:
  3. To possess; hold as personal property; have
To defeat in war:
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  1. To defeat in war:
  2. To gain control of or subdue by military force:
  3. To be victorious; win.
To enter forcibly or hostilely; come into as an enemy
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  1. To enter forcibly or hostilely; come into as an enemy
  2. To enter and proliferate in bodily tissue, as a pathogen:
  3. To encroach or intrude on; violate:
To be left as still to be dealt with:
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  1. To be left as still to be dealt with:
  2. To continue to be in the same place; stay or stay behind:
  3. To stay while others go
To hold as a tenant or be a tenant.
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  1. To hold as a tenant or be a tenant.
To be inherently present; exist:
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  1. To be inherently present; exist:
  2. To dwell for a long time; have one's residence; live (in or at)
  3. (Computers) To be located or stored:
To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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  1. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  2. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
  3. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
(Now Rare) To pass through; spread or be diffused throughout
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  1. (Now Rare) To pass through; spread or be diffused throughout
  2. To be in every part of; to spread through
  3. To be present throughout; permeate:
To stretch or straighten out (a flexed limb of the body)
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  1. To stretch or straighten out (a flexed limb of the body)
  2. To give added bulk or body to (a substance) by adding another, usually cheaper or inferior, substance
  3. (Obs.) To gain control of by force
To reduce or prevent the spread of.
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  1. To reduce or prevent the spread of.
  2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
  3. To hold in restraint; check:
To keep or hold (a place, position, etc.) against attack; defend
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  1. To keep or hold (a place, position, etc.) against attack; defend
  2. To keep in a certain condition or position, esp. of efficiency, good repair, etc.; preserve
  3. To adhere or conform to; keep:
To relate to or affect:
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  1. To relate to or affect:
  2. To occupy or engage the interest of:
  3. To engage (oneself) in a love affair:
To pass through the openings or interstices of:
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  1. To pass through the openings or interstices of:
  2. To pass into or through and affect every part of; penetrate and spread through
  3. To spread through or penetrate something.
To require the use of; occupy:
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  1. To require the use of; occupy:
  2. (Obs.) To give or assign as security for a debt, etc.
  3. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To keep busy or occupied; take up the attention, time, etc. of; devote
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  1. To keep busy or occupied; take up the attention, time, etc. of; devote
  2. To engage the attention or activity of; occupy:
  3. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
To express formally or in legal form
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  1. To express formally or in legal form
  2. To write out in large letters of a kind once used for legal documents
  3. To take the entire attention of; occupy wholly; absorb
To accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result:
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  1. To accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result:
  2. To apply or direct oneself; take action:
  3. To pay attention; give heed
To take full possession or control of; dominate completely
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  1. To take full possession or control of; dominate completely
  2. To dominate or to get total control of something by excluding everyone else
  3. To dominate or use to the exclusion of others:
To put a considerable quantity of something into
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  1. To put a considerable quantity of something into
  2. To become full
  3. To supply the things needed or called for in (an order, prescription, etc.)
To involve the interest, or concern, of; have an effect upon
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  1. To involve the interest, or concern, of; have an effect upon
  2. To cause to become involved or concerned with:
  3. To arouse the curiosity or hold the attention of:
To absorb deeply; engross
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  1. To absorb deeply; engross
  2. To engage wholly or deeply; absorb:
  3. To plunge, drop, or dip into or as if into a liquid, esp. so as to cover completely
To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
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  1. To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
  2. To stop or check the motion, course, or spread of
  3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
To receive (an impulse) without echo or recoil:
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  1. To receive (an impulse) without echo or recoil:
  2. To use up; consume:
  3. To occupy the attention, interest, or time of; engross:
To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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  1. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  2. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
  3. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of:
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  1. To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of:
To relate to or affect:
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  1. To relate to or affect:
  2. To engage (oneself) in a love affair:
  3. To occupy or engage the interest of:
To make busy; occupy:
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  1. To make busy; occupy:
To dwell or live in (a region, house, etc.); occupy
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  1. To dwell or live in (a region, house, etc.); occupy
  2. To live or reside in:
  3. (Archaic) To dwell; live
To be present in or on (a place):
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  1. To be present in or on (a place):
  2. To settle or inhabit with people; populate.
(Computers) To fill (an empty field or array) with data.
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  1. (Computers) To fill (an empty field or array) with data.
  2. To be or become the inhabitants of; inhabit
  3. To supply with inhabitants; people
To draw into; involve
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  1. To draw into; involve
  2. To interlock or cause to interlock; mesh:
  3. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To take full possession or control of; dominate completely
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  1. To take full possession or control of; dominate completely
  2. To dominate or to get total control of something by excluding everyone else
  3. To dominate or use to the exclusion of others:
(Radio, TV) To replace (a regularly scheduled program)
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  1. (Radio, TV) To replace (a regularly scheduled program)
  2. To gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially to settle on (public land) so as to obtain the right to buy before others.
  3. To acquire or take for oneself before others; appropriate:
To make busy; occupy:
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  1. To make busy; occupy:
To engage the attention or activity of; occupy:
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  1. To engage the attention or activity of; occupy:
  2. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
  3. To keep busy or occupied; take up the attention, time, etc. of; devote
To employ or keep busy; occupy
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  1. To employ or keep busy; occupy
  2. To enter or bring into conflict with:
  3. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To draw into; involve
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  1. To draw into; involve
  2. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
  3. To interlock or cause to interlock; mesh:
To occupy or engage the interest of:
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  1. To occupy or engage the interest of:
  2. To engage (oneself) in a love affair:
  3. To relate to or affect:
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