To manipulate dishonestly for personal gain; rig:
To put in jeopardy; risk loss, damage, or failure of; endanger
To venture (something):
To punish or torture by fixing on a stake
To understand or interpret:
To press (something with a sharp point) into something else.
To act as sponsor for
To increase sharply.
To have or take a share; participate
Risk is defined as to expose someone or something to a dangerous situation.
Bible, 1 Sam. xxiv. 17
(Obs.) To set a value upon; price
To put into a pool, as for common use:
To offer or guarantee by a solemn binding promise:
(Intransitive) To act with levity or thoughtlessness; to trifle; to be careless.
To load (something) with a heap or pile:
To post a picket or pickets during a strike or demonstration.
To seem weaker or less important
To take goods by force or through lawless behavior.
To cause to have an interest or take part in
To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit.
To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
Used with the impersonal subject it and a following clause or infinitive to indicate the occurrence of a usually unexpected or chance event:
To capitalize is to use capital letters, to try to take advantage of or gain some advantage from something, or to provide funding.
To maintain confidently, as if making a bet:
(Informal) Used as an intensifier or to indicate annoyance when joined by and to a coordinate verb:
To fix or set (a price, value, etc.) on
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 buy the aid or support of with a subsidy, often as a kind of bribe
To fund is defined as to provide money for.
To be of use or provide relief:
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