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The distance covered or that can be covered at one time by an airplane, bird, projectile, etc.
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  1. The distance covered or that can be covered at one time by an airplane, bird, projectile, etc.
  2. An exuberant or transcendent effort or display:
  3. A flight arrow
The process of changing or undergoing change in one's thinking or in a position:
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  1. The process of changing or undergoing change in one's thinking or in a position:
  2. (Mil.) The withdrawal of troops, ships, etc. from a position, esp. when forced by enemy attack
  3. The process of receding from a position or of becoming smaller:
A lack of clarity or order.
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  1. A lack of clarity or order.
  2. The act of confusing or the state of being confused:
  3. (Psychology) Impaired orientation with respect to time, place, or person; a disturbed mental state.
To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
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  1. To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
  2. To overpower, as with emotion; affect deeply:
  3. To be victorious; win
To bring about the downfall, destruction, or ending of, especially by force or concerted action:
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  1. To bring about the downfall, destruction, or ending of, especially by force or concerted action:
  2. To throw or turn over; upset
  3. To bring down from a position of authority or power; topple
(Baseball) To allow (hits or walks) in small numbers over several innings. Used of a pitcher.
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  1. (Baseball) To allow (hits or walks) in small numbers over several innings. Used of a pitcher.
  2. To cause to separate and go in different directions:
  3. To separate and go off in several directions
In bell ringing, to change the order of bells in a hunt
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  1. In bell ringing, to change the order of bells in a hunt
  2. To rotate up and down or back and forth without being deflected by the pilot. Used of a control surface or a rocket motor in gimbals.
  3. To pursue intensively so as to capture or kill:
To emit sound when struck:
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  1. To emit sound when struck:
  2. To defeat in a race, contest, or struggle; overcome
  3. To defeat or subdue, as in a contest.
To prevent the success of; thwart:
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  1. To prevent the success of; thwart:
  2. To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify:
  3. To win victory over; overcome; beat
To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
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  1. To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
  2. To be victorious; win.
  3. To overcome by physical, mental, or moral force; get the better of; defeat
To frustrate the plans or expectations of
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  1. To frustrate the plans or expectations of
  2. (Archaic) To defeat in battle; vanquish.
  3. (Archaic) To defeat; overthrow
To supply with more power than is needed
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  1. To supply with more power than is needed
  2. To overcome or vanquish by superior force; subdue.
  3. To subdue someone by superior force.
  1. To overpower or overwhelm
  2. To overpower by superior force; overcome.
  3. To overcome; conquer; subdue
To be more than equal to or a match for; hence, to vanquish.
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  1. To be more than equal to or a match for; hence, to vanquish.
  2. To match more than intended.
  3. To be more than a match for; exceed or defeat.
To maneuver with better effect than; outwit
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  1. To maneuver with better effect than; outwit
  2. (US) To perform movements more adroitly or successfully.
  3. To overcome (an opponent) by artful, clever maneuvering.
To defeat or conquer in battle; subjugate.
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  1. To defeat or conquer in battle; subjugate.
  2. To conquer or defeat in battle; force into submission
  3. To defeat in any conflict, as in argument
(Idiomatic) To force to leave or go away.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To force to leave or go away.
To rebuff or reject with rudeness, coldness, or denial.
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  1. To rebuff or reject with rudeness, coldness, or denial.
  2. To drive back; repel:
  3. To repel with discourtesy, coldness, indifference, etc.; refuse, reject, or rebuff
To cause to become subservient; subdue
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  1. To cause to become subservient; subdue
  2. To bring under control or subjection; conquer
  3. To bring under control, especially by military force; conquer.
To overcome, quieten, or bring under control.
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  1. To overcome, quieten, or bring under control.
  2. To bring (a country) under control by force.
  3. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
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  1. A heavy defeat or setback
  2. A thorough defeat, as in an athletic contest.
  3. A defeat
The act of defeating, or gaining victory
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  1. The act of defeating, or gaining victory
  2. The state of being defeated; failure to win:
  3. A coming to naught; frustration:
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  1. A severe beating.
  2. A thorough defeat.
  3. A thorough beating or defeat
An instance of overthrowing, especially one that results in downfall or destruction.
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  1. An instance of overthrowing, especially one that results in downfall or destruction.
  2. (Sports) A throw that goes too far.
  3. A removal, especially of a ruler or government, by force or threat of force.
A beating, especially a severe one
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  1. A beating, especially a severe one
  2. A beating; flogging
  3. A heavy defeat
The act or an instance of killing a large number of humans indiscriminately and cruelly.
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  1. The act or an instance of killing a large number of humans indiscriminately and cruelly.
  2. (Informal) A severe defeat, as in a sports event.
  3. (Informal) An overwhelming defeat, as in sports
(Old, Informal) A beating; thrashing
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  1. (Old, Informal) A beating; thrashing
  2. (Informal) A sound defeat, beating, or punishment.
  3. A decisive defeat
The action of a person or thing that whips; esp., a flogging or beating, as in punishment
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  1. The action of a person or thing that whips; esp., a flogging or beating, as in punishment
  2. The act of one that whips.
  3. (Countable) A heavy defeat; a thrashing.
(Slang) A beating or defeat:
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  1. (Slang) A beating or defeat:
  2. The act of removing dust from, as a household chore.
  3. A beating.
(Slang) A great loss or defeat.
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  1. (Slang) A great loss or defeat.
  2. A beating, thrashing, or spanking.
  3. A defeat
To arrive or finish before (another):
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  1. To arrive or finish before (another):
  2. (Informal) To be superior to or better than:
  3. To take beating or stirring
In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
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  1. In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
  2. To get the better of; beat:
  3. Well
To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
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  1. To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
  2. To eliminate or minimize (a difficulty, for example):
  3. To overcome by physical, mental, or moral force; get the better of; defeat
(Law) To frustrate the enforcement of (a motion, for example).
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  1. (Law) To frustrate the enforcement of (a motion, for example).
  2. To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify:
  3. To do better than (another) in a competition or battle; win victory over; beat:
To become very skilled in or knowledgeable about:
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  1. To become very skilled in or knowledgeable about:
  2. To become an expert in (an art, science, etc.)
  3. To become master of; control, conquer, etc.
To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
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  1. To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
  2. To defeat (another) in competition or conflict:
  3. To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
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  1. To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
  2. To subjugate (a region or people, for example) by military force.
  3. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
To make subordinate or subject to the dominion of something else:
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  1. To make subordinate or subject to the dominion of something else:
  2. To cause to become subservient; subdue
  3. To bring under control, especially by military force; conquer.
(Obs.) To surpass or exceed; go beyond
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  1. (Obs.) To surpass or exceed; go beyond
  2. To overcome (an obstacle, for example); triumph over.
  3. To get the better of; conquer; overcome
To defeat in a contest, conflict, or competition.
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  1. To defeat in a contest, conflict, or competition.
  2. To overcome (a feeling, condition, etc.); suppress
  3. To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
To a degree that is most bad, evil, unpleasant, etc.
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  1. To a degree that is most bad, evil, unpleasant, etc.
  2. In the worst manner
  3. To get the better of; defeat
(Obs.) To prepare; fit out; dress
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  1. (Obs.) To prepare; fit out; dress
  2. To cut (something) down to the required size or shape
  3. To change one's opinions or viewpoint so as to satisfy opposing factions, etc.; compromise
To beat (cream or eggs, for example) into a froth or foam.
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  1. To beat (cream or eggs, for example) into a froth or foam.
  2. To move, go, or pass quickly and suddenly
  3. To wrap or bind (a rope, for example) with twine to prevent unraveling or fraying.
To hit an ace on (a hole) in golf.
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  1. To hit an ace on (a hole) in golf.
  2. (Informal) To do very well, esp., by earning a grade of A, in, on, etc.
  3. (Slang) To defeat completely; get the best of
To move lightly and quickly, as a flame
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  1. To move lightly and quickly, as a flame
  2. To lap or flicker at like a tongue:
  3. To bring into a certain condition by passing the tongue over
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