Run synonyms

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(Sports) A footrace, usually less than a quarter-mile long, run at top speed from the outset.
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A fast running motion of other quadrupeds.
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A short, stitched fold that tapers to a point, used to shape a garment
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The definition of a sprint is something done quickly at a fast pace, especially a race.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) to leave quickly
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A highway:
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A small hatch or opening in a boat. Also, small opening in a boat or ship for draining water from open deck.
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A kitchen utensil, made from stiff wire loops fixed to a handle, used for whipping (a mechanical device with the same function).
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A sharp, temporary change of direction, as in a road or one's course
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To go with light running steps; scamper.
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A set of things next to each other in a set order; a series
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To leave hastily
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Lace worked by the needle.
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The act of scudding.
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A continuous movement or circulation:
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A marked, often sudden, decline in status, rank, or importance:
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A narrative device in episodic fiction where previous and/or future events in a story series are accounted for in present stories.
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A reckoning, score, or amount:
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Succession is a series of related things going one after the other or to a title or job passing on to another person.
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To progress in sequence; go forward:
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The act or an instance of rushing; specif., an eager movement of many people, as to do something or to get to a place
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An assigned duty or task; a responsibility:
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The definition of count is the act of adding up or calculating, or the final number.
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To move, usually rapidly
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The average or normal state, condition, degree, etc.
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A meadow:
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A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
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To pour is defined as for a liquid to flow or drop onto something, or to rain heavily.
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To move, usually rapidly
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To flow, as water, in a full swelling or sweeping motion
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(Colloquial) Alternative form of of course.
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To pitch headlong; fall:
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To fall in drops:
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To pass over by a jump
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(Ergative) To rotate, revolve, gyrate (usually quickly); to partially or completely rotate to face another direction.
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To cause to move with a spinning motion:
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(Intransitive) Often with up, to speed up the rate of doing something.
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To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
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To move or spring suddenly.
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To appear suddenly:
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(Intransitive) to move hurriedly or as by twitching or bouncing
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The average
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To mix or spin (ingredients), as in a blender.
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To move through or on the water; to swim, as a fish or a waterfowl.
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To pursue a certain course:
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A gait of a horse between a trot and a gallop, consisting of three beats and a "suspension" phase, where there are no feet on the ground. Also describing this gait on other four legged animals.
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A steady, easy gait.
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Spring is an elastic or bouncing ability or the season between winter and summer.
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An exuberant or transcendent effort or display:
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A gradual effusion from an enclosure; a leakage.
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The definition of a scamper is a quick and light run.
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(Sussex) the South Downs Way
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To move with a leap or series of leaps
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(Football) To maneuver about in the backfield while seeking an open receiver to whom to pass the ball; also, to run with the ball if unable to find a receiver
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To chase someone away.
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To slip by; pass
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To lead (a dog) before the judges at a dog show so as to exhibit its gait, bearing, etc.
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To scurry about; bustle
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(Intransitive) To submit oneself as a candidate (with the adposition "to" designating the recipient of the submission, and the adposition "for" designating the position).
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To go down slowly; fall or descend gradually
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An escape:
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(Music) passing quickly from one note to the next
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A drop of the clear salty liquid that is secreted by the lachrymal gland of the eye to lubricate the surface between the eyeball and eyelid and to wash away irritants.
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(Informal) A period of weather of a particular kind:
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A rule that is enforced by members of a community.
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To change or fluctuate within limits
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To go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart
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(--- Informal) To move swiftly:
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To leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
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To flee is defined as to run away from someone or something to get away from something unpleasant.
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To go swiftly by physical effort
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To go swiftly by physical effort
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To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
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To go swiftly by physical effort
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(Slang, dated) To run away.
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(Idiomatic) To leave in a hurry.
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To go swiftly by physical effort
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To move quickly; hurry; run
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To move with this gait
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(Intransitive) To stroll or walk slowly and leisurely.
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To train (a horse) in a particular gait, especially the pace.
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To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
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(Intransitive) To make a strong effort for a short period of time.
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To make or decorate by needlework:
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To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
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(Basketball) To drive through (the lane)
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To keep under control; restrain:
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Administer is defined as to manage, direct or enforce something.
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To have as part of something larger; include:
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To defend (a position or area):
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To draw out so as to display more fully; open or stretch out so as to cover more space; unfold or unfurl
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To continue in force or practice:
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To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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To use and adopt (information) in order to understand an issue, make a decision, etc.
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To read
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To read
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(Intransitive, copulative) To seem; to have a certain semblance; to look.
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To attempt to stop the progression of; to resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand.
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To contend; struggle (with or against)
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To compete
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An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
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(Cricket, baseball) A group of matches between two sides, with the aim being to win more matches than the opposition.
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​(baseball) A four-base hit, a homer
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The score is the total number of points received by each team or player, the total amount of points you receive for something or the current or present status of a situation.
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An intermediate level or degree:
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Track and field.
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(Intransitive) To perform a work or labour; to exert power or strength, physical or mechanical; to act.
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To control or overlook from a higher position
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To succeed in coping or dealing with:
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(Informal) To grasp and hand over to another:
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To enclose with or as with troops, so as to cut off communication or retreat
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To exist over a period; last:
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To have the importance or value of:
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To go away hastily and secretly; run away and hide, esp. in order to escape the law
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(Intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.
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To slope upward toward or along:
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(Intransitive) To move quickly or in an uncontrolled manner.
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To put up with; tolerate:
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To support the weight or responsibility of:
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To connect in a series
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A group of atoms, often of the same element, bound together in a line, branched line, or ring to form a molecule. &diamf3; In a straight chain , each of the constituent atoms is attached to other single atoms, not to groups of atoms. &diamf3; In a branched chain , side groups are attached to the chain. &diamf3; In a closed chain , the atoms are arranged in the shape of a ring.
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To bring a legal case testing the validity of an action, particularly by the government.
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(Cricket) To attempt to win by scoring the required number of runs in the final innings.
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To strive against another or others to attain a goal, such as an advantage or victory.
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To direct the course of; manage or control:
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To change or fluctuate within limits
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To occur or recur in cycles; pass through a cycle
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To bring to an end, as by breaking up; terminate or annul:
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To change or fluctuate within limits
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To give off (electrons) under the influence of heat, radiation, etc.
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To avoid complying with or fulfilling:
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To extend is defined as to make something longer or wider, to make something last longer or to make an offer.
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To carry or transport in an aircraft
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To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
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To deal with or overcome the challenges of everyday life:
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To melt, or to join by melting
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To break up or loosen (ore) with a gad
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To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
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Present participle of go.
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To hasten or cause to hasten.
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To change or fluctuate within limits
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To use or traverse in pursuit of game.
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To act aggressively, especially in business dealings.
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To travel, to make a trip or voyage.
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To become liquid.
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To direct or guide (a vehicle, tool, etc.) with skill and dexterity
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To act in the role of mastermind.
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Melt is defined as to become more emotional or loving, or to cause someone to become more emotional or loving.
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(Marketing) To induce customers to shift purchases from one set of a company's related products to another.
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(Intransitive) To change from one state to another.
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To do work with; wield or use (a tool, faculty, etc.), esp. with energy
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To begin and carry on a legal process.
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(Intransitive): To write in a publication (usually as an academic).
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To proceed along, follow, or continue with (a specified course, action, plan, etc.)
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To have a specified range
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To retreat is to withdraw or back away, especially from a dangerous or unpleasant situation or from a military engagement.
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(Poker) To improve one's hand to beat another player on the final card in a poker game.
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To be directed over or around (an area):
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To look at or around (an area) in an idle or casual manner:
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To clear (an area) by freeing of weeds or other vegetation.
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To leave hastily; flee.
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To bring in surreptitiously
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To cause (a person or group) to act impulsively:
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(Figuratively) To get more use than expected from a limited resource.
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To move or extend in a certain direction:
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A geographic area occupied by a single animal, mating pair, or group. Animals usually defend their territory vigorously against intruders, especially of the same species, but the defense often takes the form of prominent, threatening displays rather than out-and-out fighting. Different animals mark off territory in different ways, as by leaving traces of their scent along the boundaries or, in the case of birds, modifying their calls to keep out intruders.
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To push with sudden force; shove; drive
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To travel among various places while fulfilling engagements.
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To carry off to a penal colony, etc.; banish; deport
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(Nautical) To brace (a yard) fore and aft.
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To move or proceed slowly or bit by bit:
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To leave hurriedly.
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The act of one who dawdles.
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Walking is defined as the act of strolling.
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Position or reputation in society or a profession: "He does not have much of a standing as a chemist".
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The definition of a stay is a visit somewhere.
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To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
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To come to an end; stop:
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To stop; pause:
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To act in a particular capacity:
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To carry out or comply with (a command, for example).
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To dawdle is defined as to waste time or to move excessively slowly.
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(Intransitive, cricket, of a batsman) To walk off the field, as if given out, after the fielding side appeals and before the umpire has ruled; done as a matter of sportsmanship when the batsman believes he is out.
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To perform the duty of:
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(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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To bustle is defined as to hurry.
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To hasten.
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To put (a colored film of glass) on other glass
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(Obsolete) To drift.
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To move quickly from one location to another.
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To rush or hurry
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A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
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To throw.
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To move with a sharp hissing sound.
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To move rapidly:
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In haste.
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To rip is defined as to cut or tear away, to move quickly, or to slash violently.
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(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
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To cause to do.
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To go as fast as possible, especially in fleeing:
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(Intransitive) To abruptly insert the control rods of a nuclear reactor, usually in case of emergency shutdown.
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To move or proceed away from a place.
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To leave; depart
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To start moving; to depart.
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(Intransitive) To complete a shift or a day's work.
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To travel somewhere, especially on holiday or vacation.
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To go out of or away from:
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(Literally) To use coitus interruptus as a method of birth control.
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(Intransitive) To go back or return; to draw back or away; to keep aloof; to withdraw or retreat, as from observation; to go into privacy; as, to retire to his home; to retire from the world, or from notice.
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To leave or return, as from a military position.
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(Intransitive, basketball) A foul committed by pushing against an opponent to both accelerate more quickly and push the opponent in the opposite direction.
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(Idiomatic) To leave
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To blow is to expel air in a more forceful manner or air movement.
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To affect with force in a way that suggests tearing apart:
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(Intransitive, of an aircraft or spacecraft) To leave the ground and begin flight; to ascend into the air.
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To be with as a companion.
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To keep company; associate:
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To associate on friendly terms with an enemy or opposing group, often in violation of discipline or orders.
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(Idiomatic) to stay, linger or loiter
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To associate in a friendly manner, often with those of a higher class or status.
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To move or go as a group or in large numbers:
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(Intransitive, idiomatic, slang) To spend time doing nothing in particular.
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To speak or write about something briefly or incidentally; make reference:
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To betake oneself; go:
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To make one's way, go (to).
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To go around (a corner, an army's flank, etc.)
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To arrive.
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(Sports) To score a goal as the last maneuver in a play:
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(Sports) To finish among the first three in a contest; specif., to finish second in a horse or dog race
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To move about or flow freely, as air.
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To flow forth suddenly in great volume:
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Surge is defined as to quickly and suddenly move as part of a crowd, to increase rapidly and suddenly, or to cause someone to feel sudden and powerful emotions.
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(Manner) Accurately, competently, satisfactorily.
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To disappear as if by melting.
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To flow as a liquid.
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To become warm enough for snow and ice to melt.
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To pass or go through; live:
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To vary is to change, to cause something to change or to differ in some way from something or someone else.
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To put (a player) at a position in a sport or in a game:
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Show is defined as to bring into view, teach, or display.
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To herd is defined as to round up and cause animals and people to move in a specific direction.
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To move threateningly or menacingly.
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To cause to take action:
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To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
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To assemble, prepare, or put into active service:
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Propel is defined as to cause to move forward or onward.
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To consume, expend, or exhaust by use
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To rend is to tear something into pieces, to wrench something violently or to cause great emotional pain.
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To tear apart; rend
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To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
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To enter or move headlong through something:
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To strike (something) hard, especially with an implement.
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To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
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To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument:
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To take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it.
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To conduct a performance or rehearsal.
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To oversee, direct, or guide
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(Computing) the act or function of providing maintenance and general housekeeping for computer systems, networks, peripheral equipment, etc.
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To proceed or go in a certain direction:
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To oversee the work of others; to supervise.
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Supervise is to watch, direct and manage a task or someone's performance.
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A roller coaster, Ferris wheel, or other thing to ride, as at an amusement park
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A small stream, often a shallow or intermittent tributary to a river.
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A location of an organization with several locations.
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A sequence or succession.
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The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
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A number of persons or things moving forward, as in a parade, in an orderly, formal way
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Movement or change from one member of a continuous series to the next:
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A regular, customary course or circuit, as by a watchman of a station, a doctor of hospital patients, a drinker of a number of bars, etc.
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A strong, slender organ, structure, etc. resembling a string
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A series of connected rooms used as a living unit.
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A series of consequences wrought by an event; aftermath.
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(Informal) A brief run or stretch, as of luck.
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(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
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Near means to get closer.
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To take place; occur:
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To replace.
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To be performed
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To inquire for; request:
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To grow vigorously or luxuriantly; improve physically
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The definition of assemble is to come together in a given place.
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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(Intransitive) To apply, request, or submit.
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To one's place of residence or business:
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The power or ability to run.
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The definition of a test is an examination or an evaluation.
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A difficult or annoying experience
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That which pours out; outflow
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In the game of go, a sequence of moves following a zigzag pattern and ultimately leading to the capture of the attacked stones.
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A race run by contestants on foot.
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Alternative form of footrace.
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a race between candidates for elective office
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An operation or series of operations energetically pursued to accomplish a purpose:
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A small brook or stream; a streamlet.
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(Planetology) Alternative form of rille.
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To separate the threads (of); disentangle
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To melt a metal, especially so that it can be remade into something else.
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(Idiomatic) To hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.
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(Intransitive) to act as a guide.
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To pour forth liquid:
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To support or promote; encourage:
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To scat is to go away or leave.
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(Brit., Slang) To run away or depart; decamp
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(Idiomatic) To turn away from someone or something, in preparation for running away; to reverse direction; to leave or flee.
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(Slang, former) To beat; hit; strike
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To sleep in a bunk or bed.
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flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
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(Of a bird) To escape from a pen or similar enclosure.
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To become separated, literally or figuratively
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(Intransitive) To participate in a black market.
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extend or continue for a certain period of time
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have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
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To bend or deviate from an upright position; stand at a slant; incline
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To bend or lower in a nod or bow:
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To pass (time) without doing anything:
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To pass gradually or imperceptibly into each other, as colors
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To stop or discontinue doing something
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A creek; a body of water; a channel or arm of the sea.
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Without a break or opening; completely or continuously:
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To import or export secretly and illegally
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(Informal) A prohibitionist
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(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
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(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
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(Medicine) the act of releasing an inpatient from hospital
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A small stream, a rivulet
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A small stream; rivulet
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To lose blood as a result of rupture or severance of blood vessels.
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To travel to a higher elevation, especially to a rural region on vacation.
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To be in force, use, or effect; be current:
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To continue in existence; last:
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(Of a custom, idea etc) To be slow in changing or disappearing.
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To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.
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To produce, distribute, or sell without permission or illegally:
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(Baseball) To touch (a base runner) with the ball or to touch (a base) with the ball or while holding the ball, with the aim of putting the runner out
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(Comput.) To perform the operations indicated in (an instruction or program)
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