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To achieve or imitate the characteristics or effect of
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  1. To achieve or imitate the characteristics or effect of
  2. To have or take on the external appearance of; look or act like
  3. To use computer simulation to represent (a system, physical process, etc.)
To represent in words; describe:
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  1. To represent in words; describe:
  2. To represent in a drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.; portray; picture
  3. To represent in a picture or sculpture:
To describe or portray the particular qualities, features, or traits of
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  1. To describe or portray the particular qualities, features, or traits of
  2. To be the distinctive character of; distinguish
  3. To describe the qualities or peculiarities of:
To generate (offspring) by sexual or asexual means.
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  1. To generate (offspring) by sexual or asexual means.
  2. To produce offspring; bring forth others of its kind
  3. To undergo reproduction, or copying, duplication, etc.
To admit of being copied:
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  1. To admit of being copied:
  2. (Informal) To provide (someone) with a copy of a specified document, text, etc.
  3. To include as an additional recipient of a written communication:
To copy or imitate so as to ridicule; mock:
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  1. To copy or imitate so as to ridicule; mock:
  2. To copy or imitate closely, especially in speech, expression, and gesture:
  3. To copy closely; imitate accurately
To describe or characterize in words:
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  1. To describe or characterize in words:
  2. To mark, form, or show the outline or border of:
  3. To show or contain a distinguishing characteristic of; distinguish:
To render a representation of something, using words, sounds, images, or other means.
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  1. To render a representation of something, using words, sounds, images, or other means.
  2. To represent in a drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.; portray; picture
  3. To picture in words; describe
To tell or write about; give a detailed account of
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  1. To tell or write about; give a detailed account of
  2. To move through space in such a way as to represent or conform to (the outline of a given shape)
  3. To picture in words
To picture, represent, or symbolize in music, art, etc.
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  1. To picture, represent, or symbolize in music, art, etc.
  2. To show by sign; symbolize; signify
  3. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
(Computers) To print (a file) using a laser printer, imagesetter, direct-to-plate press, or similar device.
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  1. (Computers) To print (a file) using a laser printer, imagesetter, direct-to-plate press, or similar device.
  2. To describe, especially so vividly as to evoke a mental picture:
  3. To picture mentally; imagine or visualize:
To suffuse or highlight with light or color; illuminate:
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  1. To suffuse or highlight with light or color; illuminate:
  2. To describe or depict by painting or drawing.
  3. To portray in words; describe
To form a mental image of; visualize:
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  1. To form a mental image of; visualize:
  2. To describe or explain
  3. To form a mental picture or impression of; imagine
To perform or interpret by performance; recite (a poem), play (music), treat (a subject, as in painting), act out (a role)
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  1. To perform or interpret by performance; recite (a poem), play (music), treat (a subject, as in painting), act out (a role)
  2. To give, hand over, deliver, present, or submit, as for approval, consideration, payment, etc.
  3. To express in other words; esp., to translate
To draw attention to by way of remonstrance or protest:
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  1. To draw attention to by way of remonstrance or protest:
  2. To describe or put forward (a person or thing) as an embodiment of a specified quality:
  3. To serve as a specimen, example, type, or instance of; exemplify or typify
(Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
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  1. (Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
  2. To cause or allow to be seen; display:
  3. To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show
A statute. A statute. Something done or performed. The process of doing or performing. See also actus reus, overt act and omission.
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  1. A statute. A statute. Something done or performed. The process of doing or performing. See also actus reus, overt act and omission.
  2. To play the part of; assume the dramatic role of:
  3. To perform in (a play)
To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
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  1. To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
  2. To play the part or role of in a creative production:
  3. To produce, especially by creative effort:
To make into law:
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  1. To make into law:
  2. To act (something) out, as on a stage:
  3. To represent or perform in or as in a play; act out
To imitate the appearance, voice, or manner of; mimic:
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  1. To imitate the appearance, voice, or manner of; mimic:
  2. To assume the character or appearance of, especially fraudulently:
  3. (Now Rare) To represent in the form of a person; personify; embody
To admit of being performed as specified
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  1. To admit of being performed as specified
  2. To carry out or execute an action or process; esp., to take part in a musical program, act in a play, dance, etc. before an audience
  3. To give a public presentation of; present:
To act or conduct oneself in a specified way:
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  1. To act or conduct oneself in a specified way:
  2. To behave in a teasing or joking manner; act in jest or sport:
  3. (Music) To perform on an instrument:
To behave in an overdramatic or artificial manner.
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  1. To behave in an overdramatic or artificial manner.
  2. To play a pretended role; make believe.
  3. To play a role in a dramatic performance.
To act as a spokesperson for.
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  1. To act as a spokesperson for.
  2. To act the part of (a character), as in a play
  3. To present, produce, or perform (a play, etc.)
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