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Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded:
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  1. Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded:
  2. Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious:
  3. Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed:
Difficult to understand because of complexity or obscurity:
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  1. Difficult to understand because of complexity or obscurity:
  2. Opaque, with good contrast between light and dark areas. Used of a photographic negative.
  3. Permitting little light to pass through, because of compactness of matter:
Characterized by richness, abundance, or extravagance, as in ornamentation, invention, etc., often tending to excess
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  1. Characterized by richness, abundance, or extravagance, as in ornamentation, invention, etc., often tending to excess
  2. Abundant; plentiful.
  3. Characterized by a rich growth of vegetation
Forceful; effective:
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  1. Forceful; effective:
  2. Living or growing with full vital strength; strong; robust
  3. Growing or spreading rapidly:
Of or pertaining to the tropics, the equatorial region between 23 degrees north and 23 degrees south.
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  1. Of or pertaining to the tropics, the equatorial region between 23 degrees north and 23 degrees south.
  2. Of, in, characteristic of, or suitable for the tropics
  3. From or similar to a hot humid climate, e.g. tropical fruit, tropical weather.
Partly tropical; subtropical.
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  1. Partly tropical; subtropical.
  2. Having some of the characteristics of the tropics
  3. Intermediate between temperate and tropical, approaching tropical in appearance.
Overgrown with jungle.
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Producing abundantly; rich in resources or invention; fruitful; prolific
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  1. Producing abundantly; rich in resources or invention; fruitful; prolific
  2. (Physics) Capable of producing fissionable material:
  3. Rich in material needed to sustain plant growth:
Very productive and therefore financially profitable:
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  1. Very productive and therefore financially profitable:
  2. Abounding in natural resources:
  3. Highly varied, developed, or complex:
Capable of producing something, especially in abundance; fertile
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  1. Capable of producing something, especially in abundance; fertile
  2. (Medicine) Producing mucus or sputum:
  3. Producing or capable of producing crops, goods, or services, especially in abundance:
Bearing fruit.
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Rough, especially to the touch:
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  1. Rough, especially to the touch:
  2. Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.
  3. Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
Overspread with foliage
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  1. Overspread with foliage
  2. Grown excessively or beyond normal size
Extremely productive:
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  1. Extremely productive:
  2. (Rare) Very productive; fertile
  3. Rich and elaborate, as in decoration.
Characterized by good health and high spirits; full of life; uninhibited
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  1. Characterized by good health and high spirits; full of life; uninhibited
  2. Abundant; plentiful:
  3. Growing profusely; luxuriant or prolific
Giving or given freely and abundantly; extravagant:
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  1. Giving or given freely and abundantly; extravagant:
  2. In great quantity or abundance.
  3. Giving or pouring forth freely; generous, often to excess
Fruitful; abounding
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  1. Fruitful; abounding
  2. Producing offspring or fruit in great abundance; fertile:
  3. Producing or characterized by abundant works or results:
Immoderate in giving or bestowing; unstinting:
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  1. Immoderate in giving or bestowing; unstinting:
  2. Very generous or liberal in giving or spending, often extravagantly so; prodigal
  3. Characterized by or produced with extravagance and profusion:
Characterized by excess; being too much or too great; immoderate; inordinate
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  1. Characterized by excess; being too much or too great; immoderate; inordinate
  2. Exceeding a normal, usual, reasonable, or proper limit.
Extending unchecked; unrestrained:
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  1. Extending unchecked; unrestrained:
  2. Unrestrained or unchecked, usually in a negative manner.
  3. Growing luxuriantly; flourishing
Participating or tending to participate in a very dangerous or difficult sport:
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  1. Participating or tending to participate in a very dangerous or difficult sport:
  2. Having an affinity for such conditions:
  3. Being in or attaining the greatest or highest degree; very intense:
(Figuratively, computing, slang, in extreme programming) Of inferior quality.
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  1. (Figuratively, computing, slang, in extreme programming) Of inferior quality.
  2. Having a noticeable, usually unpleasant or offensive odor.
  3. Having a bad smell.
Having an offensive odor.
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  1. Having an offensive odor.
  2. Having a bad smell, as of decay; putrid
Proceeding from, relating to, or exhibiting putrefaction:
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  1. Proceeding from, relating to, or exhibiting putrefaction:
  2. Causing, showing, or proceeding from decay
  3. Of extremely poor quality; atrocious or contemptible:
(Slang) Very bad, unsatisfactory, etc.
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  1. (Slang) Very bad, unsatisfactory, etc.
  2. Having a foul smell; fetid.
  3. Offensive, disgusting, etc.
Repugnant; nasty:
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  1. Repugnant; nasty:
  2. Having the bad smell or taste of stale fats or oils; spoiled
  3. Having the disagreeable odor or taste of decomposing oils or fats; rank.
Not to one's taste; unpleasant; offensive
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  1. Not to one's taste; unpleasant; offensive
  2. Hard to get along with; quarrelsome
  3. Exciting repugnance; offensive to the feelings or senses; displeasing; unpleasant.
Causing resentment, anger, etc.; insulting
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  1. Causing resentment, anger, etc.; insulting
  2. (Sports) Of or relating to a team having possession of a ball or puck:
  3. Making a physical or military attack:
Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
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  1. Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
  2. Ill-disposed and bitter
  3. Containing excessive levels of peroxides. Used of gasoline.
(--- Baseball) Outside the foul lines:
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  1. (--- Baseball) Outside the foul lines:
  2. (Printing) Containing errors or marked with changes
  3. Violating accepted standards or rules; dishonorable:
Smelling of mildew or decay; musty.
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  1. Smelling of mildew or decay; musty.
  2. Smelling stale or stuffy; musty; moldy
  3. Not up-to-date; old-fashioned; conservative
Having a bad odor; foul-smelling
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  1. Having a bad odor; foul-smelling
  2. Offensive to the point of arousing disgust; foul:
  3. Harmful or dangerous:
Harmful to the health; injurious
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  1. Harmful to the health; injurious
  2. Harmful to the mind or morals; corrupting:
  3. Harmful to living things; injurious to health:
(Law) Having lost legal force or effect through lack of use or action, as a claim or lien
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  1. (Law) Having lost legal force or effect through lack of use or action, as a claim or lien
  2. Low in oxygen content; stagnant
  3. Having lost freshness; made musty, dry, bad, etc. by having been kept too long
Having a strong, tangy flavor like that of cooked game
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  1. Having a strong, tangy flavor like that of cooked game
  2. Showing an unyielding spirit; plucky:
  3. Strong in smell or taste; slightly tainted
Stale or moldy in odor or taste.
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  1. Stale or moldy in odor or taste.
  2. Having a stale, moldy smell or taste, as an unused room, food kept in a damp place, etc.
  3. Out of use or practice; rusty.
Having or showing ability or achievement in a specified field:
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  1. Having or showing ability or achievement in a specified field:
  2. Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient:
  3. (Chem.) Having a high ion concentration, as certain acids and bases
Of or relating to putrefaction.
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  1. Of or relating to putrefaction.
  2. Of or connected with putrefaction
  3. Becoming putrid; putrefying; rotting
Morally corrupt or despicable:
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  1. Morally corrupt or despicable:
  2. Made weak or unsound by rot:
  3. Soft or easily broken as because of decomposition; friable
Musty or stale, as from age or decay
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  1. Musty or stale, as from age or decay
  2. Covered or overgrown with mold
  3. Covered with or containing mold:
Far or farther from a reference point:
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  1. Far or farther from a reference point:
  2. Advanced in development or complexity:
  3. Raised in pitch; not soft or hushed:
Causing nausea; nauseous.
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  1. Causing nausea; nauseous.
  2. Causing disgust, loathing, or revulsion.
(Archaic) Deserving of or liable to censure.
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  1. (Archaic) Deserving of or liable to censure.
  2. Very annoying or objectionable; offensive or odious:
  3. (Archaic) Exposed or subject to harm, injury, or evil:
Arousing disgust; repugnant.
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  1. Arousing disgust; repugnant.
  2. Causing disgust; repulsive; distasteful.
Bad-smelling
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  1. Bad-smelling
  2. Poisonous; noxious
  3. Of or caused by mephitis
Having a bad odor; foul.
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  1. Having a bad odor; foul.
  2. (Figuratively) Highly improper.
  3. Having a bad odor
Of or pertaining to ordure; filthy.
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Painful or dangerous; grave:
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  1. Painful or dangerous; grave:
  2. Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
  3. Disgusting or repellent:
Filthy; foul
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  1. Filthy; foul
  2. Containing, or having the nature of, feces
  3. Full of foul or impure matter; fecal.
Exclusive of deductions; total:
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  1. Exclusive of deductions; total:
  2. Brutishly coarse, as in behavior; crude:
  3. On a large scale; not fine or detailed:
Rough, especially to the touch:
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  1. Rough, especially to the touch:
  2. Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;
  3. Lacking in delicacy or refinement:
Offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty; lewd or vulgar:
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  1. Offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty; lewd or vulgar:
  2. Not appropriate or becoming; unseemly:
  3. Of speech, that it is crude and offensive, typically in a sexual manner. Of speech, that it is crude and offensive, typically in a sexual manner.
Having come to an end; concluded:
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  1. Having come to an end; concluded:
  2. Having all necessary or normal parts, components, or steps; entire:
  3. Accomplished; consummate:
Made without constraints, stipulations, or additional payments owed:
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  1. Made without constraints, stipulations, or additional payments owed:
  2. Complete; total; whole
  3. Complete; total:
(Archaic) Flaming; blazing
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  1. (Archaic) Flaming; blazing
  2. Glaringly bad; notorious; outrageous
  3. Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible:
Any of a series of feature articles appearing regularly in a newspaper or magazine, by a particular writer or about a certain subject
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  1. Any of a series of feature articles appearing regularly in a newspaper or magazine, by a particular writer or about a certain subject
  2. In a , any of the parallel series of cells running up and down
  3. Such a series
A line of persons, animals, or things positioned one behind the other.
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  1. A line of persons, animals, or things positioned one behind the other.
  2. A collection of related data or program records stored as a unit with a single name. Files are the basic units that a computer works with in storing and retrieving data.
  3. A collection of papers or published materials kept or arranged in convenient order.
A number of things produced as a related group; set, as of books or television programs, related in subject, format, etc., or dealing with the same characters
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  1. A number of things produced as a related group; set, as of books or television programs, related in subject, format, etc., or dealing with the same characters
  2. (--- Baseball) The World Series.
  3. (Physics & Chemistry) A group of objects related by linearly varying successive differences in form or configuration:
The section of a band or orchestra composed of stringed instruments, especially violins, violas, cellos, and double basses.
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  1. The section of a band or orchestra composed of stringed instruments, especially violins, violas, cellos, and double basses.
  2. Any series of things in close or uninterrupted succession
  3. A series of similar or related acts, events, or items:
The state or quality of being senior; precedence in birth, rank, etc.
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  1. The state or quality of being senior; precedence in birth, rank, etc.
  2. Status, priority, or precedence achieved by length of service, as in a given job
  3. Precedence of position, especially precedence over others of the same rank by reason of a longer span of service.
The act, state, or position of a person or thing that stands
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  1. The act, state, or position of a person or thing that stands
  2. A party’s legal right to challenge the conduct of another party in a legal proceeding. In order to have standing in a federal court, a litigant must show that 1) the conduct being challenged caused the party real injury, and 2) the concern the litigant is seeking to have protected is within the scope of interests intended to be regulated by the statute or other guarantee in question. A party’s legal right to challenge the conduct of another party in a legal proceeding. In order to have standing in a federal court, a litigant must show that 1) the conduct being challenged caused the party real injury, and 2) the concern the litigant is seeking to have protected is within the scope of interests intended to be regulated by the statute or other guarantee in question.
  3. A list showing rank or order, as in achievement, resources, etc.
One that broadcasts radio or television transmissions:
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  1. One that broadcasts radio or television transmissions:
  2. The post, building, base, or headquarters assigned to a group of people working together, as in providing a service, making scientific observations, etc.
  3. A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post:
The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
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  1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
  2. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
  3. An accepted source of expert information or advice:
(Law) The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
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  1. (Law) The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
  2. High standing; prestige:
  3. Position relative to that of others; standing:
The level at which the ground surface meets the foundation of a building.
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  1. The level at which the ground surface meets the foundation of a building.
  2. A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
  3. A group of students at such a level:
(Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above an order and below a division or phylum: it can include one order or many similar orders: the Latinized class names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Mammalia, mammals)
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  1. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above an order and below a division or phylum: it can include one order or many similar orders: the Latinized class names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Mammalia, mammals)
  2. (Biology) A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum or division and above an order.
  3. The subject material taught to or studied by such a group:
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
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  1. The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
  2. A group or class of persons set off from others by some trait or quality
  3. A condition in which freedom from disorder or disruption is maintained through respect for established authority:
An instrument for determining, or adjusting a surface to, an even horizontal plane: the traditional level has a clear tube partly filled with liquid so as to leave an air bubble that moves to the exact center of the tube when the instrument is on an even horizontal plane; often there is another such tube which indicates when the instrument is perpendicular to the horizontal
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  1. An instrument for determining, or adjusting a surface to, an even horizontal plane: the traditional level has a clear tube partly filled with liquid so as to leave an air bubble that moves to the exact center of the tube when the instrument is on an even horizontal plane; often there is another such tube which indicates when the instrument is perpendicular to the horizontal
  2. Relative position or rank on a scale:
  3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
Any of a series of concentric, transparent, revolving globes that together were once thought to contain the moon, sun, planets, and stars.
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  1. Any of a series of concentric, transparent, revolving globes that together were once thought to contain the moon, sun, planets, and stars.
  2. Any round body or figure having the surface equally distant from the center at all points; globe; ball
  3. Any of a series of hypothetical spherical shells, transparent, concentric, and postulated as revolving one within another, in which the stars, planets, sun, moon, etc. are supposedly set: a concept of ancient astronomy
The post, building, base, or headquarters assigned to a group of people working together, as in providing a service, making scientific observations, etc.
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  1. The post, building, base, or headquarters assigned to a group of people working together, as in providing a service, making scientific observations, etc.
  2. An area where a person is assigned to work.
  3. A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post:
The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
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  1. The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
  2. A place high in society, business, etc.
  3. The place where a person or thing is, esp. in relation to others; location; situation; site
High standing; prestige:
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  1. High standing; prestige:
  2. State or condition, as of affairs
  3. Position relative to that of others; standing:
The quality that makes one seem superior or worthy of special recognition
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  1. The quality that makes one seem superior or worthy of special recognition
  2. The state of getting special recognition or honor; fame; eminence
  3. A special quality or accomplishment conferring uniqueness or honor:
The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal:
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  1. The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal:
  2. A mark of some quality, condition, or fact; distinguishing or characteristic feature, mood, tone, etc.
  3. A symbol for a tone, indicating the duration by its form and the pitch by its position on the staff
A noble or privileged social class, historically accompanied by a hereditary title; aristocracy.
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  1. A noble or privileged social class, historically accompanied by a hereditary title; aristocracy.
  2. The class of people of noble rank or having hereditary titles: usually limited in Great Britain to the peerage
  3. The state or quality of being exalted in character.
A group of students taught together according to standing, subject, etc.
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  1. A group of students taught together according to standing, subject, etc.
  2. A group of students who are taught together, usually at a regularly scheduled time and in the same subject.
  3. A group of individuals who have, with the plaintiff in a civil action, a common interest in the subject, facts, and legal issues that the action is based on and who seek to collectively participate in the action so all their claims can be adjudicated in a single proceeding. For example, the passengers of a cruise ship who became ill due to the cruise line’s negligence may constitute a class.
The social position or status conferred by a system based on castes:
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  1. The social position or status conferred by a system based on castes:
  2. A specialized group carrying out a specific function within a colony of social insects. For example, in an ant colony, members of the caste of workers forage for food outside the colony or tend eggs and larvae, while the members of the caste of soldiers, often larger with stronger jaws, are responsible for defense of the colony.
  3. A social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank, profession, or wealth.
An option to buy or sell a stock, including put, call, spread, and straddle.
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  1. An option to buy or sell a stock, including put, call, spread, and straddle.
  2. Protection from being sued for libel or slander for making otherwise actionable statements in a context or forum where open and candid expression is deemed desirable for reasons of public policy.
  3. An advantage that is not enjoyed by everyone; a special exemption, immunity, or legal right granted to a person or a class of persons; an exception. An advantage that is not enjoyed by everyone; a special exemption, immunity, or legal right granted to a person or a class of persons; an exception.
A party’s legal right to challenge the conduct of another party in a legal proceeding. In order to have standing in a federal court, a litigant must show that 1) the conduct being challenged caused the party real injury, and 2) the concern the litigant is seeking to have protected is within the scope of interests intended to be regulated by the statute or other guarantee in question. A party’s legal right to challenge the conduct of another party in a legal proceeding. In order to have standing in a federal court, a litigant must show that 1) the conduct being challenged caused the party real injury, and 2) the concern the litigant is seeking to have protected is within the scope of interests intended to be regulated by the statute or other guarantee in question.
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  1. A party’s legal right to challenge the conduct of another party in a legal proceeding. In order to have standing in a federal court, a litigant must show that 1) the conduct being challenged caused the party real injury, and 2) the concern the litigant is seeking to have protected is within the scope of interests intended to be regulated by the statute or other guarantee in question. A party’s legal right to challenge the conduct of another party in a legal proceeding. In order to have standing in a federal court, a litigant must show that 1) the conduct being challenged caused the party real injury, and 2) the concern the litigant is seeking to have protected is within the scope of interests intended to be regulated by the statute or other guarantee in question.
  2. A place to stand; standing room
  3. The act, state, or position of a person or thing that stands
The general character of being thought of as specified; name
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  1. The general character of being thought of as specified; name
  2. A widespread ascription of a characteristic or trait to a person or thing:
  3. Estimation in which a person or thing is commonly held, whether favorable or not; character in the view of the public, the community, etc.; repute
The degree of excellence which a thing possesses
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  1. The degree of excellence which a thing possesses
  2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
  3. (Phonet.) The distinctive character of a vowel sound as determined by the resonance of the vocal cords and the shape of the air passage above the larynx when the sound is produced
A position of employment; a post:
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  1. A position of employment; a post:
  2. Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
  3. Position or condition with regard to circumstances
(Archaic) Judgment; opinion.
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  1. (Archaic) Judgment; opinion.
  2. Favorable opinion; high regard; respect
  3. Favorable regard; respect.
A mode or state of being:
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  1. A mode or state of being:
  2. (Law) A provision making the effect of a legal instrument contingent on the occurrence of an uncertain future event.
  3. A future and uncertain event, fact, or circumstance whose existence or occurrence is necessary for the existence or determining the extent of an obligation or liability. See also estate and fee simple.
A condition of being in a stage or form, as of structure, growth, or development:
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  1. A condition of being in a stage or form, as of structure, growth, or development:
  2. Condition or position in life; social status, rank, or degree
  3. A set of circumstances or attributes characterizing a person or thing at a given time; way or form of being; condition
The customary, proper, or natural position, time, or character
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  1. The customary, proper, or natural position, time, or character
  2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
  3. A job, post, or position:
Conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
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  1. Conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
  2. Any happening or fact; event
  3. 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.
Position or rank in relation to others; standing:
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  1. Position or rank in relation to others; standing:
  2. A secure place to put the feet; foothold
  3. A standing; position; established place; basis for operation; permanent settlement; foothold.
A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
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  1. A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
  2. A degree or rating in a scale classifying according to quality, rank, worth, intensity, etc.
  3. Any of the divisions in a school curriculum usually equal to one year; most systems in the U.S. include twelve grades after the kindergarten
The fluid consisting of plasma, blood cells, and platelets that is circulated by the heart through the vertebrate vascular system, carrying oxygen and nutrients to and waste materials away from all body tissues.
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  1. The fluid consisting of plasma, blood cells, and platelets that is circulated by the heart through the vertebrate vascular system, carrying oxygen and nutrients to and waste materials away from all body tissues.
  2. Relationship by descent in the same family line; kinship
  3. One of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology, identified with the blood found in blood vessels, and thought to cause cheerfulness.
A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
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  1. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
  2. (Biology) A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below an order and above a genus. A family usually consists of several genera.
  3. A group of individuals who share ties of blood, marriage, or adoption; a group residing together and consisting of parents, children, and other relatives by blood or marriage; a group of individuals residing together who have consented to an arrangement similar to ties of blood or marriage. A group of individuals who share ties of blood, marriage, or adoption; a group residing together and consisting of parents, children, and other relatives by blood or marriage; a group of individuals residing together who have consented to an arrangement similar to ties of blood or marriage.
A chart of an individual's ancestors used in human genetics to analyze Mendelian inheritance of certain traits, especially of familial diseases.
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  1. A chart of an individual's ancestors used in human genetics to analyze Mendelian inheritance of certain traits, especially of familial diseases.
  2. A list of ancestors; record of ancestry; family tree
  3. The background or origin of a person or thing, esp. as a mark of prestige or distinction
A series of ancestors or progenitors; lineage, or those who compose the line of natural descent.
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  1. A series of ancestors or progenitors; lineage, or those who compose the line of natural descent.
  2. Condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent.
  3. Ancestors considered as a group.
The capital invested in a company or corporation through the buying of shares, each of which entitles the buyer to a share in the ownership and, usually, dividends, voting rights, etc.
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  1. The capital invested in a company or corporation through the buying of shares, each of which entitles the buyer to a share in the ownership and, usually, dividends, voting rights, etc.
  2. A kind of financial security granting rights of ownership in a corporation, such as a claim to a portion of the assets and earnings of the corporation and the right to vote for the board of directors. Stock is issued and traded in units called shares.
  3. The descendants of a common ancestor; a family line, especially of a specified character:
The state or relationship of being a parent.
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  1. The state or relationship of being a parent.
  2. The social quality of your class in society.
  3. The position or relation of a parent; parenthood
The act or process of bearing young; parturition:
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  1. The act or process of bearing young; parturition:
  2. The emergence and separation of offspring from the body of its mother, seen in all mammals except monotremes.
  3. The circumstances or conditions relating to this event, as its time or location:
A group of people called into court at the same time for potential jury duty. From such a group the members of a jury or juries will be selected. A group of people called into court at the same time for potential jury duty. From such a group the members of a jury or juries will be selected. The members of such a group who are empaneled to be a jury. To empanel a jury for a trial. The list of empaneled jurors. To call out the names of the jurors as each is empaneled.
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  1. A group of people called into court at the same time for potential jury duty. From such a group the members of a jury or juries will be selected. A group of people called into court at the same time for potential jury duty. From such a group the members of a jury or juries will be selected. The members of such a group who are empaneled to be a jury. To empanel a jury for a trial. The list of empaneled jurors. To call out the names of the jurors as each is empaneled.
  2. To dress, especially in fine clothes; adorn.
  3. Numerical data ordered in a linear fashion, by magnitude.
(Intransitive, sports) To start a game in a certain position on the playing field.
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  1. (Intransitive, sports) To start a game in a certain position on the playing field.
  2. To make arrangements for an event.
  3. To support a group or movement.
(Informal) To have status, importance, or influence:
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  1. (Informal) To have status, importance, or influence:
  2. To put into a particular class or rank
  3. To place in a particular class, rank, or grade:
To assume an indicated rank or position in a series; be of a certain grade
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  1. To assume an indicated rank or position in a series; be of a certain grade
  2. A grouping of organisms done purely on the basis of shared features and without regard to evolutionary relationships. Grades may include organisms that do not share a common ancestor, or may exclude some organisms having the same common ancestor as the other organisms in the grade. For this reason, many taxonomists do not accept grades as formal classifications. The class Reptilia (reptiles) is a grade since it includes dinosaurs but not birds, even though birds are descended from dinosaurs.
  3. To determine the quality of (academic work, for example); evaluate:
To separate from others:
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  1. To separate from others:
  2. (Comput.) To arrange data or a group of records in a particular way, as chronologically or alphabetically, for more efficient access
  3. To place, separate, or arrange according to class or kind
To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
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  1. To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
  2. To request to be supplied with:
  3. To command (someone) to go to or from a specified place
To come to an agreement (with a person, about a thing)
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  1. To come to an agreement (with a person, about a thing)
  2. To come to an agreement:
  3. To put in the correct, proper, or suitable order
(Intransitive, used with "of") To eliminate or to get rid of something.
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  1. (Intransitive, used with "of") To eliminate or to get rid of something.
  2. To deal out; to assign to a use.
  3. To place or set in a particular order; arrange:
To repose (confidence, trust, hope, etc.) in a person or thing
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  1. To repose (confidence, trust, hope, etc.) in a person or thing
  2. To put into a particular condition:
  3. To put in a specified relation or order:
To cause (one) to undergo something; subject:
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  1. To cause (one) to undergo something; subject:
  2. To estimate:
  3. To cause to be in a certain position or place; place; set
To think of in a certain light; consider
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  1. To think of in a certain light; consider
  2. (Archaic) To take into account; consider.
  3. To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc. [from 16th c.]
To form an idea, opinion, or estimate about (any matter)
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  1. To form an idea, opinion, or estimate about (any matter)
  2. To act as one appointed to decide the winners of:
  3. To form an opinion or estimation of after careful consideration:
To give out as a task; allot:
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  1. To give out as a task; allot:
  2. To transfer one’s duty, interest, or right to another, especially regarding property or under a contract, so that the transferee has the same duty, interest, or right as the transferor had. See also assignment and delegate.
  3. To place at some task or duty; appoint
To designate (a document, for example) as confidential, secret, or top secret.
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  1. To designate (a document, for example) as confidential, secret, or top secret.
  2. To declare something a secret, especially a government secret.
  3. To place in a class or category
To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
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  1. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
  2. To put into a stable or unalterable form:
  3. To set or place definitely; establish:
To introduce and put (a law, for example) into force.
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  1. To introduce and put (a law, for example) into force.
  2. To cause (an institution, for example) to come into existence or begin operating; found; set up.
  3. To place or settle in a secure position or condition:
To discontinue moving and come to rest in one place:
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  1. To discontinue moving and come to rest in one place:
  2. To accept something in place of what is hoped for, demanded, etc.
  3. To set in place firmly or comfortably
To form an opinion or judgment about
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  1. To form an opinion or judgment about
  2. To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
  3. To judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.); calculate approximately
To estimate the value of; set a price for or determine the worth of; appraise
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  1. To estimate the value of; set a price for or determine the worth of; appraise
  2. To assign a value to (a unit of currency, for example).
  3. To place a certain estimate of worth on in a scale of values
To estimate the value of something; to appraise or to make a valuation.
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  1. To estimate the value of something; to appraise or to make a valuation.
  2. To set a value for; appraise.
To lean or cause to lean to the side:
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  1. To lean or cause to lean to the side:
  2. To put (oneself) in a specific category:
  3. To set forth (a series of names, items, etc.) in order
To arrange or deal with in order of importance.
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  1. To arrange or deal with in order of importance.
  2. To arrange (items) in order of priority
  3. To put things in order of importance.
To assume or maintain an upright position as specified:
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  1. To assume or maintain an upright position as specified:
  2. To be or remain in an upright position, supported on its base, bottom, pedestal, etc.
  3. (Mil.) To stand in formation at (reveille, retreat, etc.)
To provide with a head:
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  1. To provide with a head:
  2. To remove the head or top of.
  3. To form a head, as lettuce or cabbage.
To be the precursor of; be a prediction or sign of (a thing to follow); foreshadow
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  1. To be the precursor of; be a prediction or sign of (a thing to follow); foreshadow
  2. To run before.
  3. To run before; go before; precede
To precede.
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  1. To precede.
  2. To go before; to precede
  3. To go before in rank, place, or time; precede
To be in front of or prior to in order:
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  1. To be in front of or prior to in order:
  2. To be, come, or go before in time, place, order, rank, or importance
  3. To go in advance of:
To rank higher than.
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  1. To rank higher than.
  2. To exceed in rank
(Idiomatic) To become the leader, to advance into first place.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To become the leader, to advance into first place.
  2. (Idiomatic) To assume leadership over a group.
To be owned by someone. Often used with to:
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  1. To be owned by someone. Often used with to:
  2. To fit into a group naturally:
  3. To be in an appropriate situation or environment:
A ground for the foot; place for the foot to rest on; firm foundation to stand on.
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  1. A ground for the foot; place for the foot to rest on; firm foundation to stand on.
  2. A standing; position; established place; basis for operation; permanent settlement; foothold.
  3. A secure place for the feet; a foothold.
Room or space, especially adequate space:
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  1. Room or space, especially adequate space:
  2. The specified stage in a list of points to be made, as in an argument:
  3. Social station:
A situation as it relates to the surrounding circumstances:
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  1. A situation as it relates to the surrounding circumstances:
  2. A place high in society, business, etc.
  3. An advantageous place or location:
Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
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  1. Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
  2. A position of employment
  3. A place; locality
Continuance in time; duration:
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  1. Continuance in time; duration:
  2. The act, state, or position of a person or thing that stands
  3. A place to stand; standing room
One that broadcasts radio or television transmissions:
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  1. One that broadcasts radio or television transmissions:
  2. Social standing, position, or rank
  3. The place where a person, as a guard, stands while on duty
High standing; prestige:
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  1. High standing; prestige:
  2. (Law) The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
  3. Position relative to that of others; standing:
A classification or grouping, especially within a sequence of numbers or grades, as a category of incomes sharing the same tax rate.
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  1. A classification or grouping, especially within a sequence of numbers or grades, as a category of incomes sharing the same tax rate.
  2. The interval between the ranges of two rounds of artillery fire, as one over and the other short of the target, used to find the correct range
  3. Either of the pair of signs [ ], or sometimes < >, used to enclose a word or words inserted as for explanation, quantities to be taken as a single quantity, etc.
The subject material taught to or studied by such a group:
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  1. The subject material taught to or studied by such a group:
  2. The period during which such a group meets:
  3. (Biology) A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum or division and above an order.
Any of the divisions in a school curriculum usually equal to one year; most systems in the U.S. include twelve grades after the kindergarten
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  1. Any of the divisions in a school curriculum usually equal to one year; most systems in the U.S. include twelve grades after the kindergarten
  2. A group of students at such a level:
  3. A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
A compact or covenant made by nations, groups, or individuals for promoting common interests, assuring mutual protection, etc.
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  1. A compact or covenant made by nations, groups, or individuals for promoting common interests, assuring mutual protection, etc.
  2. (Sports) A group of teams organized to compete against one another
  3. A class or level of competition:
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
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  1. The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
  2. A style of building:
  3. A group of persons living under a religious rule:
A person or thing that ties
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  1. A person or thing that ties
  2. Any of a series of rows, layers, ranks, etc. arranged one above or behind another
  3. A rank or class.
(Architecture) A vertical structure usually consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft, and a capital, used as a support or standing alone as a monument.
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  1. (Architecture) A vertical structure usually consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft, and a capital, used as a support or standing alone as a monument.
  2. One of two or more vertical sections of text lying side by side in a document and separated by a rule or a blank space.
  3. An arrangement of numbers in a single vertical line.
(Comput.) A collection of data (or, often, of logically related records) stored and dealt with as a single, named unit
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  1. (Comput.) A collection of data (or, often, of logically related records) stored and dealt with as a single, named unit
  2. A line of persons, animals, or things positioned one behind the other.
  3. A line of troops or military vehicles so positioned.
An official or prescribed policy:
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  1. An official or prescribed policy:
  2. The information itself:
  3. (TV) A scanning line
A data structure from which the first item that can be retrieved is the one stored earliest.
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  1. A data structure from which the first item that can be retrieved is the one stored earliest.
  2. A line of waiting people or vehicles.
  3. (Brit.) A line or file of persons, vehicles, etc. waiting as to be served
A series of objects placed next to each other, usually in a straight line.
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  1. A series of objects placed next to each other, usually in a straight line.
  2. A continuous line of buildings along a street.
  3. A line of adjacent seats, as in a theater, auditorium, or classroom.
A number of objects arranged in a line:
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  1. A number of objects arranged in a line:
  2. Fiber twisted into a thin line, used for tying, pulling, fastening, etc.; a type of slender cord or thick thread
  3. (Games) The balk line in billiards.
A rank or class.
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  1. A rank or class.
  2. A person or thing that ties
  3. Any of a series of rows, layers, ranks, etc. arranged one above or behind another
To put into a category or categories; classify.
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  1. To put into a category or categories; classify.
  2. To assign a category; to divide into classes.
  3. To place in a category; classify
To put in a class; classify
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  1. To put in a class; classify
  2. A taxonomic category of organisms ranking above an order and below a phylum or division. In modern taxonomic schemes, the names of classes end in –phyceae for the various groups of algae, –mycetes for fungi, and –opsida for plants (as in Liliopsida, the class of plants also termed monocotyledons). The names of classes belonging to phyla of the animal kingdom, however, are formed in various ways, as Osteichthyes the bony fishes, Aves, the birds, and Mammalia, the mammals, all of which are classes belonging to the subphylum Vertebrata (the vertebrates) in the phylum Chordata.
  3. To arrange, group, or rate according to qualities or characteristics; assign to a class; classify.
To arrange or group in classes according to some system or principle
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  1. To arrange or group in classes according to some system or principle
  2. To arrange or organize according to class or category.
  3. To place in a class or category
To apportion so as to be evenly spread throughout a given area:
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  1. To apportion so as to be evenly spread throughout a given area:
  2. (Logic) To use (a term) so as to include all individuals or entities of a given class.
  3. To place in separate pieces or examples over an area; scatter:
A grouping of organisms done purely on the basis of shared features and without regard to evolutionary relationships. Grades may include organisms that do not share a common ancestor, or may exclude some organisms having the same common ancestor as the other organisms in the grade. For this reason, many taxonomists do not accept grades as formal classifications. The class Reptilia (reptiles) is a grade since it includes dinosaurs but not birds, even though birds are descended from dinosaurs.
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  1. A grouping of organisms done purely on the basis of shared features and without regard to evolutionary relationships. Grades may include organisms that do not share a common ancestor, or may exclude some organisms having the same common ancestor as the other organisms in the grade. For this reason, many taxonomists do not accept grades as formal classifications. The class Reptilia (reptiles) is a grade since it includes dinosaurs but not birds, even though birds are descended from dinosaurs.
  2. To determine the quality of (academic work, for example); evaluate:
  3. To assume an indicated rank or position in a series; be of a certain grade
(Mathematics) A set with an operation whose domain is all ordered pairs of members of the set, such that the operation is binary (operates on two elements) and associative, the set contains the identity element of the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element for the operation. The positive and negative integers and zero form a set that is a group under the operation of ordinary addition, since zero is the identity element of addition and the negative of each integer is its inverse. Groups are used extensively in quantum physics and chemistry to model phenomena involving symmetry and invariance.
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  1. (Mathematics) A set with an operation whose domain is all ordered pairs of members of the set, such that the operation is binary (operates on two elements) and associative, the set contains the identity element of the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element for the operation. The positive and negative integers and zero form a set that is a group under the operation of ordinary addition, since zero is the identity element of addition and the negative of each integer is its inverse. Groups are used extensively in quantum physics and chemistry to model phenomena involving symmetry and invariance.
  2. To belong to or form a group:
  3. To place or arrange in a group:
To put in the pigeonhole of a desk, etc.
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  1. To put in the pigeonhole of a desk, etc.
  2. To assign to a category or categories; classify
  3. To place or file in a small compartment or recess.
To appoint to a post:
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  1. To appoint to a post:
  2. To be among those who finish a competition or race, especially to finish second.
  3. To give an order for:
The difference between the smallest and largest values in a set of data. If the lowest test score of a group of students is 54 and the highest is 94, the range is 40.
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  1. The difference between the smallest and largest values in a set of data. If the lowest test score of a group of students is 54 and the highest is 94, the range is 40.
  2. To look over something or around an area or place:
  3. To place with others in a cause, party, etc.
(Informal) To have status, importance, or influence:
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  1. (Informal) To have status, importance, or influence:
  2. To put into a particular class or rank
  3. To place in a particular class, rank, or grade:
(Photog.) Opaque due to a heavy concentration of metallic silver
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  1. (Photog.) Opaque due to a heavy concentration of metallic silver
  2. Permitting little light to pass through, because of compactness of matter:
  3. Hard to penetrate; thick:
Designating, of, or equipped with massive or relatively heavy weapons, armor, etc.
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  1. Designating, of, or equipped with massive or relatively heavy weapons, armor, etc.
  2. Too dense or rich to digest easily:
  3. Dense; thick:
Extremely pleasing to the senses:
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  1. Extremely pleasing to the senses:
  2. Characterized by richness, abundance, or extravagance, as in ornamentation, invention, etc., often tending to excess
  3. Characterized by a rich growth of vegetation