Part of speech:
To rove over or through.
Contraction of of course.
To supply as a cue:
To flow is defined as to run or move smoothly.
To extend is defined as to make something longer or wider, to make something last longer or to make an offer.
To go beyond or above the powers or limits of; surpass; excel
To be discarded or abolished:
To rely for assistance or support:
To move or extend in a certain direction:
To continue to exist or prevail; endure; remain
To be most common or frequent; be predominant:
To perform; do:
To exert an influence:
To cause (an illustration, for example) to bleed.
To keep company; associate:
To engage in diligently; practice:
To admit of being transported:
(Music) To perform on an instrument:
Work is defined as to put forth effort in order to accomplish something or to have a job.
To act in a required or expected manner; work
To serve as a guide.
To drive; to chase; with down, from, away, etc.
To participate in, or go on, a campaign
(Sports) To compete against in a race.
To progress in sequence; go forward:
The definition of melt is to turn from a solid to liquid as a result of exposure to heat.
(Figuratively) To clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve.
To have a range of different qualities or amounts:
To begin a trip by water
Whirl is defined as to spin, rotate or move quickly in a circular motion.
To provide an interpretation of (a statement or event, for example), especially in a way meant to sway public opinion:
To act quickly or impulsively:
(Sports) To fall or roll into a basket or hole. Used of a ball.
To fall suddenly, clumsily, or helplessly
To be carried in a flow
Fall is defined as to drop or come down, often unexpectedly.
To flow freely, continuously, or copiously
To flow in or as in a stream
To manage as an administrator.
Govern is defined as to control, guide or manage.
To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle).
To hold in restraint; check:
To move swiftly; hurry:
To run or move with short hurried movements; scurry.
To run or go hurriedly or quickly
To swoop is to move or arc downward through the air rapidly, or to come in quickly and seize something, or to carry out an unexpected attack.
To show a sudden, brief burst of energy, increased activity, etc., as near the end of a race
Sprint is defined as to run a short race at full speed.
To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
To move at a smooth, easy gait by raising first both legs on one side, then both on the other
Trot is defined as to ride or move as a horse does when its front leg and opposite hind leg are up at the same time.
(Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
To go or travel at a slow or leisurely pace:
To run or ride with a steady, easy gait.
To canter is to ride a horse that is moving at a pace in between a trot and a gallop.
Gallop is defined as to hurry or move quickly.
To speed up; accelerate:
To run away from:
To pass or journey over or through; traverse:
To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
(Football) To run around with the ball behind the line of scrimmage in order to avoid being tackled while searching for an open receiver.
To move rapidly along a surface, usually with frequent light contacts or changes of direction; skip or glide quickly:
To be a limit or boundary to
To move violently or with speed; dash
To move or act quickly or suddenly.
To dash out suddenly; spring; dart
Dart is defined as to move or throw quickly.
To move or act with speed or haste.
(Sports) To set or regulate the rate of speed for (a race or a competitor in a race).
To stretch is to get wider, longer or larger, or to cause something to get wider, longer or larger or to try to make scarce resources go further.
To go as far as; attain
Trickle is defined as to flow slowly in a thin stream, or fall in steady drops.
To move to and fro over; cross and recross:
To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To cause to project or extend:
To follow closely:
To cover with a layer:
To range over (an area) quickly and energetically.
To proceed along the course of; follow:
To publish is defined as to announce or issue a written or printed work for public sale.
To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method; to prosecute a design.
To move from one region to another with the change in seasons, as many birds and some fishes do
To direct, plan, or supervise (a project or activity).
To act with skill or cunning in gaining an end:
Manage is defined as to succeed despite difficulties or to control, influence or take charge.
Journey is defined as to travel.
(Informal) To work or act rapidly or energetically
(Intransitive) To move with haste.
Glide is defined as to move easily or flow smoothly.
To break up (ore, for example) with a gad.
Fuse is defined as to join together to form one, especially when joined by intense heat.
To engage in (a trade or occupation); work at.
To carry or transport in an aircraft or spacecraft:
Evade is defined as to be deceitful to get around or escape from.
To issue with authority, especially to put (currency) into circulation.
To make a transition between shots in a cinematic work using a superimposition in which the first shot fades out while the second shot gradually appears.
To work in or be responsible for (a particular area or range of activity)
To exist over a period; last:
(Intransitive) To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.
The definition of compete means to be in a contest or rivalry.
To run after; follow; pursue
(--- Basketball) To bump or run into (a defender) illegally while in possession of the ball or having just made a pass or shot.
(Immunology) To induce or evaluate an immune response in (an organism) by administering a specific antigen to which it has been sensitized.
(Computing, rare, associated with Acorn Computers) To load and automatically run (a program).
(Football) To fake a hand-off, conceal the ball on the hip, and roll out in order to pass or especially to rush around the end. Used of a quarterback.
Blend is defined as to combine things in a harmonious manner.
Barrel means to move very quickly and often in a dangerous way.
To move toward the source of
To gather or cause to increase; amass:
To secretly or suddenly leave a place or to go into hiding, especially to avoid arrest, prosecution, the service of a summons or other legal process, or an action by a creditor.
To direct or divert along a particular course.
(Chess) To withdraw (a piece), as from a dangerous position
To fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
To compete with; to strive against.
(Intransitive) To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or the like; to present one's self as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried.
To persevere is to stick with something, even if it becomes difficult.
After all others in chronology or sequence:
To oversee, direct, or manage (work, workers, a project, etc.); superintend
To oversee and manage; supervise.
(Sports) To hit (a soccer ball) in the air with one's head.
To manage or direct; administer
To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
Ram is defined as to drive or force something into something else.
To fall rapidly:
(Informal) To work or study hard
(Brit., Slang) To inform (on an accomplice)
To get by, or as if by, cutting or tearing.
To become torn or split; come apart:
To put into motion, circulation, or use
To push, drive, or move forward; propel
(Obs.) To walk or move along stealthily or furtively
To tend or drive as a herdsman
To bestow; to confer.
To have its contents melt
To melt; fuse.
To flow or spring from or as from a well; gush (up, forth, down, out, etc.)
To have a heavy, violent swelling motion; move in or as in a surge or surges
To flow out suddenly and plentifully; pour out; spout
To move in a circle, circuit, or course and return to the same point, as blood through the body
To arrange for the publication or display of:
To reach the end of a task, course, or relationship:
To rebel; to go against something formerly tolerated.
To go; esp., to go often, customarily, or generally
To go often, customarily, or in numbers
Refer is defined as to direct to for something needed, or to make a reference.
To apply is defined as to make a strong effort to do a job well.
To walk, go, or pass at a slow, deliberate pace
To associate with others in a brotherly or congenial way.
To move back; go away; retreat
To go to bed
(Archaic) To carry through; to go through to the end.
To set out or depart; go:
To go out
(Slang) To leave or get out, esp. in a hurry
To go in haste. Often used with it :
To be successful in coming or going:
To move quickly; dart.
To move rapidly
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
To move at a vigorous gait:
(Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
To move swiftly; flit; fly
To move or proceed rapidly:
To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
The definition of a streak is a flash of light or a long thin line that stand out in color or texture from its surroundings.
A fish ladder.
A flowing out or pouring forth; emission; secretion:
A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
An account, reckoning, or score
A realm of practical, direct, or natural operation, contrasting with an office, classroom, or laboratory.
(Mathematics) An average.
Par is the amount which is considered to be the standard or average.
(Bowling) The number of pins knocked down by the first ball in a frame following a frame in which a spare or strike is scored: added to the score of the spare or strike of the preceding frame
(Linguistics) A vowel point.
(Australian) A period of rest.
A series of musical phrases where a theme or melody is repeated, with some change each time, such as in pitch or length (example: opening of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony).
A continuous flow, series, or succession; unbroken, coherent whole
(Sports) The beginning of a race.
The ability to fly:
Any connected order or arrangement; series; sequence
The act of stroking the cue ball so that it rebounds from the far cushion to stop as close as possible to the string line, for determining the order of play
A complete course, succession, or series:
A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
An object for which rent is charged or paid.
The definition of a creek is a shallow stream of water.
A little stream; brook
The act, action, or result of pouring out or producing:
An instance of such a proceeding:
A series of heirs or rightful successors of any kind
A continuous series; a sequence:
(Music) A musical form, popular before the time of the sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude.
Malfunction is defined as to not work properly.
To cause to walk or proceed at a walk:
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To be obedient
To wait on tables:
To become lower in range
To thrive is defined as to be successful in managing business or money.
To have intentions of a specified kind; be disposed:
Surround is defined as to enclose or circle around.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To assemble is defined as to put something together.
Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
To have a place or position
Just about; almost; nearly:
To come or go near or nearer to:
(Railways) The permanent way; the rails.
(Rare) Dry land
To flee; escape
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