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To expend; use up:
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  1. To expend; use up:
  2. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
  3. To purchase (goods or services) for direct use or ownership.
To make less by gradually using up (resources, funds, strength, etc.)
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  1. To make less by gradually using up (resources, funds, strength, etc.)
  2. To consume or reduce to a very low amount; use up:
  3. To draw out in its entirety, or use up, money or a nonrenewable resource such as oil. To draw out in its entirety, or use up, money or a nonrenewable resource such as oil.
To fail to take proper advantage of
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  1. To fail to take proper advantage of
  2. To pass without being put to use:
  3. To use up or spend without real need, gain, or purpose; squander
To administer (laws, for example).
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  1. To administer (laws, for example).
  2. To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions:
  3. To prepare and give out (medicines, prescriptions, etc.)
To submit material for publication.
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  1. To submit material for publication.
  2. To help bring about a result; act as a factor:
  3. To give or provide jointly with others; give to a common fund
To present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute.
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  1. To present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute.
  2. (Chemistry) To provide an electron or atom, for example, for combination with an acceptor.
  3. To give, esp. to some philanthropic or religious cause; contribute
To place in the hands of; pass:
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  1. To place in the hands of; pass:
  2. To accord or tender to another:
  3. (Slang) To abandon a claim, fight, etc.; give in or give up
To dispose of or get rid of, as by killing
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  1. To dispose of or get rid of, as by killing
  2. In bankruptcy or insolvency, to terminate a business by the sale of its assets to pay its liabilities.
  3. To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
To let out or draw off (a gas, for example) from a container.
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  1. To let out or draw off (a gas, for example) from a container.
  2. To discuss or treat completely; cover thoroughly:
  3. To use up completely:
To waste, lavish, splurge; to spend lavishly or profusely; to dissipate.
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  1. To waste, lavish, splurge; to spend lavishly or profusely; to dissipate.
  2. To fail to take advantage of:
  3. To spend or use wastefully or extravagantly
(Finance) To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury.
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  1. (Finance) To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury.
  2. To pay out, as from a fund; expend.
To set apart for a specific purpose
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  1. To set apart for a specific purpose
  2. To fix the location of; locate
  3. To set apart for a special purpose; designate:
To be profitable or worthwhile:
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  1. To be profitable or worthwhile:
  2. To give (what is due or owed) in return, as for goods or services
  3. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
To fire; go off: said of a gun, etc.
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  1. To fire; go off: said of a gun, etc.
  2. To get rid of; acquit oneself of; pay (a debt) or perform (a duty)
  3. To lose or give off a stored electrical charge
To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
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  1. To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
  2. To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
  3. To pay (a bill, debt, account, etc.)
To pay or furnish the money for (the cost or expenses)
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  1. To pay or furnish the money for (the cost or expenses)
  2. To undertake the payment of (costs or expenses); pay.
  3. To pay or discharge (a debt, expense etc.); to meet (the cost of something).
To apply; use:
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  1. To apply; use:
  2. To give or present as a gift
  3. (Obs.) To give in marriage
(Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
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  1. (Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
  2. (Of time or space) to take or occupy
(Intransitive) To apply, request, or submit.
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  1. (Intransitive) To apply, request, or submit.
  2. To place inside.
  3. To contribute.
To have a conference or talk; meet for discussion; converse
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  1. To have a conference or talk; meet for discussion; converse
  2. To meet in order to deliberate together or compare views; consult:
  3. To give, grant, or bestow
To spend improperly or extravagantly; squander:
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  1. To spend improperly or extravagantly; squander:
  2. To spend poorly, incorrectly or unwisely.
To receive (an impulse) without echo or recoil:
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  1. To receive (an impulse) without echo or recoil:
  2. To take in (a shock or jolt) with little or no recoil or reaction
  3. To assume or pay for (a cost or costs).
To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of.
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  1. To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of.
Alternative spelling of ante up.
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  1. Alternative spelling of ante up.
  2. To pay a fee necessary to play a game, typically a card game
  3. To contribute one's share of a payment, or to pay what is due
To pay out, to hand over
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  1. To pay out, to hand over
(Idiomatic) To pay (usually a bill, debt or due).
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  1. (Idiomatic) To pay (usually a bill, debt or due).
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
To move slowly or aimlessly; loaf
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  1. To move slowly or aimlessly; loaf
  2. To pass (time) without doing anything:
  3. To move slowly or without purpose:
To mistreat or abuse.
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  1. To mistreat or abuse.
  2. To treat badly or harshly; abuse
  3. To use incorrectly or improperly; misapply
(Idiomatic) To keep busy by doing something
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  1. (Idiomatic) To keep busy by doing something
To make use of; use
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  1. To make use of; use
  2. To keep busy or occupied; take up the attention, time, etc. of; devote
  3. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
To put something into (a container, for example) to capacity or to a desired level:
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  1. To put something into (a container, for example) to capacity or to a desired level:
  2. To satisfy or meet; fulfill:
  3. To supply what is specified by or required for:
(Intransitive) To apply, request, or submit.
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  1. (Intransitive) To apply, request, or submit.
  2. To place inside.
  3. To contribute.
To wander at random; to scatter.
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  1. To wander at random; to scatter.
  2. To spend or use wastefully or extravagantly
  3. To fail to take advantage of:
(Informal) To overcome with laughter, chagrin, pleasure, surprise, etc.
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  1. (Informal) To overcome with laughter, chagrin, pleasure, surprise, etc.
  2. To thwart passage of; veto:
  3. To cause (an engine, etc.) to stop; turn off
To be carried along by circumstances; go along aimlessly
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  1. To be carried along by circumstances; go along aimlessly
  2. To become heaped with drifting snow, sand, etc.
  3. To move easily or gradually away from a set position
To be lazy or idle; loaf
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  1. To be lazy or idle; loaf
  2. To be idle; loaf:
  3. To spend (time) loafing:
To purchase (goods or services) for direct use or ownership.
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  1. To purchase (goods or services) for direct use or ownership.
  2. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
  3. To expend; use up:
To cause liquid to go out from; empty:
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  1. To cause liquid to go out from; empty:
  2. To cause (a resource or supply of something) to be used up gradually and often completely.
  3. To become empty by the drawing off of liquid:
(Idiomatic) To lower (curtains)
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  1. (Idiomatic) To lower (curtains)
  2. (Idiomatic) To get funding
(Idiomatic) To consume completely.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To consume completely.
  2. (Idiomatic) To accept or believe entirely, immediately, and without questioning.
To let out the contents of (a container); cause or allow to escape:
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  1. To let out the contents of (a container); cause or allow to escape:
  2. To discuss or treat completely; cover thoroughly:
  3. To use up completely:
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  1. (Rare) To spend or disburse money.
  2. To consume or exhaust some resource.
  3. To consume by using; use up
To bring to a required or desired state:
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  1. To bring to a required or desired state:
  2. To give (wood, for example) a desired or particular surface texture.
  3. To consume all of; use up:
To play (a game etc.) to its conclusion.
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  1. To play (a game etc.) to its conclusion.
  2. To play music to accompany the end of, or as a final segment in (a programme, broadcast etc.).
  3. (Intransitive) To occur in a certain manner.
(Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
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  1. (Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
  2. (Of time or space) to take or occupy
To use up
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  1. To use up
  2. To expend; use up:
  3. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
(Informal) To bet:
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  1. (Informal) To bet:
  2. (Informal) To urinate or defecate:
  3. To be discarded or abolished:
(Finance) To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury.
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  1. (Finance) To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury.
  2. To pay out; expend
To lay out; spend:
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  1. To lay out; spend:
  2. (Rare) To spend or disburse money.
  3. To use up; consume:
To place in the hands of; pass:
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  1. To place in the hands of; pass:
  2. To accord or tender to another:
  3. (Slang) To abandon a claim, fight, etc.; give in or give up
To spend or disburse (money).
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  1. To spend or disburse (money).
To give (what is due or owed) in return, as for goods or services
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  1. To give (what is due or owed) in return, as for goods or services
  2. To be profitable or worthwhile:
  3. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
(--- Law) To convey (property) to an heir or heirs:
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  1. (--- Law) To convey (property) to an heir or heirs:
  2. To convey property to an heir or heirs:
  3. To pronounce; utter:
(Intransitive) To apply, request, or submit.
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  1. (Intransitive) To apply, request, or submit.
  2. To place inside.
  3. To contribute.
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