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To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
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  1. To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
  2. To confine or restrict with a limit:
  3. A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
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  1. To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
  2. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
  3. To restrain; check; control
To enclose and fasten (the pages of a book or other printed material) between covers.
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  1. To enclose and fasten (the pages of a book or other printed material) between covers.
  2. To combine with, form a bond with, or be taken up by a chemical or chemical structure. An enzyme, for example, is structured in such a way as to be able to bind with its substrate.
  3. To make certain or irrevocable:
To keep within bounds; restrict:
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  1. To keep within bounds; restrict:
  2. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; followed by on or with.
  3. To restrict in movement:
To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
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  1. To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.
  2. To set the limits or boundaries of
To enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
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  1. To enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
  2. To draw a figure around another figure so as to touch as many points as possible. A circle that is circumscribed around a triangle touches it at each of the triangle's three vertices.
  3. To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
To be capable of holding:
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  1. To be capable of holding:
  2. To halt the spread or development of; check:
  3. To have in it; hold, enclose, or include
To identify.
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  1. To identify.
  2. To give out as a task; allot:
  3. 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.
To get, acquire, or incur
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  1. To get, acquire, or incur
  2. To hire (a person, business, etc.) to perform under contract
  3. To become reduced in size or bulk; draw together; shrink; narrow; shorten
(Nautical) To take in (a sail) so that less canvas is exposed to the wind, thereby reducing speed.
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  1. (Nautical) To take in (a sail) so that less canvas is exposed to the wind, thereby reducing speed.
  2. To reduce in force, efficacy, or intensity.
  3. (Intransitive) To become shorter.
To decrease or limit the scope, extent, or number of
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  1. To decrease or limit the scope, extent, or number of
  2. To decrease or limit in width
  3. To become narrower; contract.
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
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  1. To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
To contain, especially so as to envelop or shelter:
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  1. To contain, especially so as to envelop or shelter:
  2. To fence in so as to prevent common use:
  3. (Intransitive) To hold or contain.
To mark the difference between; distinguish; separate
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  1. To mark the difference between; distinguish; separate
  2. To set or mark the limits of; delimit
  3. To separate clearly as if by boundaries; distinguish:
To determine or set down the boundaries of
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  1. To determine or set down the boundaries of
  2. To give form or meaning to:
  3. To specify distinctly:
To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
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  1. To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
  2. To form a circle around; surround:
To extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle:
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  1. To extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle:
  2. To be present on all or nearly all sides of; encircle
  3. To cause to be enclosed or encircled
To enclose by drawing a box around
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  1. To enclose by drawing a box around
  2. To immobilize something, usually a vehicle, by placing obstacles, usually other vehicles, obstructing the free movement
  3. To limit someone's freedom of thought, movement, expression, etc.
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  1. (Music) To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone.
  2. To cause to taper.
  3. (Intransitive) To become smaller.
(Arith.) To change in denomination or form without changing in value
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  1. (Arith.) To change in denomination or form without changing in value
  2. To become reduced
  3. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
To serve as a moderator
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  1. To serve as a moderator
  2. To cause to be less extreme, intense, or violent.
  3. To become moderate
(Gram.) To limit the meaning of; qualify
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  1. (Gram.) To limit the meaning of; qualify
  2. To be or become modified; change.
  3. To limit or reduce slightly; moderate
To be or become tempered
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  1. To be or become tempered
  2. To strengthen through experience or hardship; toughen:
  3. To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
To change the strength or flavor of (a liquid, etc.)
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  1. To change the strength or flavor of (a liquid, etc.)
  2. To be or become qualified, as by meeting requirements
  3. To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics:
To put or maintain in order:
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  1. To put or maintain in order:
  2. To adjust to a particular standard, rate, degree, amount, etc.
  3. To control, direct, or govern according to a rule, principle, or system; specif., to impose a body of regulations on a particular industry, type of business, etc.
To enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
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  1. To enclose a solid figure within (another solid figure) in a similar manner, as a cube within a sphere or a sphere within a cube
  2. To draw a figure around another figure so as to touch as many points as possible. A circle that is circumscribed around a triangle touches it at each of the triangle's three vertices.
  3. To set or mark off the limits of; limit; confine
To keep within bounds; restrict:
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  1. To keep within bounds; restrict:
  2. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; followed by on or with.
  3. To restrict in movement:
To confine or restrict with a limit:
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  1. To confine or restrict with a limit:
  2. A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
  3. To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
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