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To exercise control, dominion, or direction over; govern:
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  1. To exercise control, dominion, or direction over; govern:
  2. To have authority over; govern; direct
  3. To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
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  1. To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
  2. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
  3. In a direct manner; directly
(Grammar) To require (a specific morphological form) of accompanying words.
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  1. (Grammar) To require (a specific morphological form) of accompanying words.
  2. To be a rule or law for; determine
  3. To exercise authority over; rule, administer, direct, control, manage, etc.
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
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  1. A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
  2. To verify (a financial account, for example) by using a duplicate register for comparison.
  3. To hold in restraint; check:
To listen in on (a foreign broadcast, telephone conversation, etc.) as for gathering political or military information
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  1. To listen in on (a foreign broadcast, telephone conversation, etc.) as for gathering political or military information
  2. To keep track of systematically with a view to collecting information:
  3. To direct.
(Music) To adapt (a composition) to other instruments or voices than those for which it was written, or to the style of a certain band or orchestra
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  1. (Music) To adapt (a composition) to other instruments or voices than those for which it was written, or to the style of a certain band or orchestra
  2. To come to an agreement:
  3. To put in the correct, proper, or suitable order
To establish (a regulation, law, record, etc.) or prescribe (a form, order, etc.)
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  1. To establish (a regulation, law, record, etc.) or prescribe (a form, order, etc.)
  2. To cause to be in working or proper condition; put in order; arrange; fix; adjust
  3. To cause or assign (someone) to undertake an action or perform a service:
To perform a theatrical role in accordance with the principles of method acting.
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  1. To perform a theatrical role in accordance with the principles of method acting.
  2. To reduce to or organize according to a method; systematize.
  3. To reduce to method or order; to arrange in an orderly or systematic manner.
To deal out; to assign to a use.
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  1. To deal out; to assign to a use.
  2. (Intransitive, used with "of") To eliminate or to get rid of something.
  3. To place or set in a particular order; arrange:
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 arrange or group in classes according to some system or principle
  3. To declare something a secret, especially a government secret.
To form into a system; arrange according to a system; make systematic
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  1. To form into a system; arrange according to a system; make systematic
  2. To put into a system; arrange according to a plan or scheme:
  3. To arrange into a systematic order.
To put or keep in order; organize; arrange
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  1. To put or keep in order; organize; arrange
  2. To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
  3. To request to be supplied with:
To correct or set right; adjust:
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  1. To correct or set right; adjust:
  2. To arrange properly or in a certain way; set in order; adjust
  3. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
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  1. To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
  2. To accept something in place of what is hoped for, demanded, etc.
  3. To put into order; arrange as desired:
To adjust oneself
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  1. To adjust oneself
  2. To cause to be able to survive and reproduce under certain conditions. Used in the passive:
  3. To make suitable to or fit for a specific use or situation:
To cause to conform to a standard.
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  1. To cause to conform to a standard.
  2. To evaluate by comparing with a standard.
  3. To compare with, test by, or adjust to a standard
One of a set of numbers that determines the position of a point. Only one coordinate is needed if the point is on a line, two if the point is in a plane, and three if it is in space.
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  1. One of a set of numbers that determines the position of a point. Only one coordinate is needed if the point is on a line, two if the point is in a plane, and three if it is in space.
  2. To work or function together harmoniously:
  3. To bring into proper order or relation; adjust (various parts) so as to have harmonious action; harmonize
To fix the location of; locate
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  1. To fix the location of; locate
  2. To set apart for a special purpose; designate:
  3. To set apart for a specific purpose
To adjust or arrange again.
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  1. To adjust or arrange again.
To become compatible, harmonious, or consistent:
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  1. To become compatible, harmonious, or consistent:
  2. To compare (one financial account) so that it is consistent or compatible with another:
  3. To bring (oneself) to accept:
To adjust, as in movement or balance; adjust by calculation
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  1. To adjust, as in movement or balance; adjust by calculation
  2. To set right; correct:
  3. To put or set right; correct; amend
To indicate or mark the errors in:
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  1. To indicate or mark the errors in:
  2. To adjust so as to meet a required standard or condition:
  3. To speak to or communicate with (someone) in order to point out a mistake or error.
To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
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  1. To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
  2. To become better:
  3. (Now Rare) To use profitably or to good advantage
To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
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  1. To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
  2. To bring to the proper texture, consistency, hardness, etc. by mixing with something or treating in some way
  3. To strengthen through experience or hardship; toughen:
To exercise authority over; direct; command
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  1. To exercise authority over; direct; command
  2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
  3. To hold in restraint; check:
To keep under control; restrain:
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  1. To keep under control; restrain:
  2. To exercise authority over; rule, administer, direct, control, manage, etc.
  3. To control the speed or magnitude of; regulate:
To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
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  1. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
  2. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
  3. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
To arrange or establish definitely; set
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  1. To arrange or establish definitely; set
  2. To arrange properly or in a certain way; set in order; adjust
  3. To correct or set right; adjust:
To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
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  1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
  2. To diminish or decline; wane:
  3. (Botany) To produce, as after pollination:
To adapt to some condition, mood, etc.; bring into harmony or agreement
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  1. To adapt to some condition, mood, etc.; bring into harmony or agreement
  2. To adjust (a musical instrument) to some standard of pitch; put in tune
  3. To adjust or adopt in order to meet specific requirements or conditions, especially:
To bring into a harmonious or responsive relationship:
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  1. To bring into a harmonious or responsive relationship:
  2. To bring into harmony or accord.
  3. (Music) to bring into musical accord
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