(Informal) To use for one's purpose something worn, defective, or intended for another purpose.
To bypass a prescribed route so as to gain competitive advantage or to circumvent traffic signals or other rules of the road.
To give or allow too little; be stingy
To use or manage with thrift:
(Now Dial.) To make larger or longer; increase
To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound.
To collect or gather slowly and with difficulty
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