To lay claim to or establish possession of (something for oneself or another)
To make content, submissive, or acquiescent (to)
To call to mind; remember:
To consider (a matter) carefully and often slowly, as by weighing alternatives.
To examine or interpret rationally, often without proper regard for emotional considerations
To give an explanation
To offer reasons for or a cause of
To remove or delete:
To cut off or remove dead or living parts or branches of (a plant, for example) to improve shape or growth.
weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
(Intransitive) To express regret that a certain event has occurred.
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