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A political order whose head of state is not a monarch and in modern times is usually a president.
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  1. A political order whose head of state is not a monarch and in modern times is usually a president.
  2. A specific republican government of a nation:
  3. The form of government of such a state or nation
A country, region, etc.
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  1. A country, region, etc.
  2. Specific holdings in land
  3. A topographically or functionally distinct tract:
A government or country headed by a king or queen; monarchy
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  1. A government or country headed by a king or queen; monarchy
  2. A realm or sphere in which one thing is dominant:
  3. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above a phylum or division: in some systems it ranks below a domain or superkingdom: the Latinized kingdom names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Monera, monerans)
Conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
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  1. Conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
  2. Any happening or fact; event
  3. An act, condition, event, or fact connected with another act, condition, event, or fact either as an accessory or as a contributing or determining element. An act, condition, event, or fact connected with another act, condition, event, or fact either as an accessory or as a contributing or determining element.
A position of employment; a post:
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  1. A position of employment; a post:
  2. Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
  3. The combination of circumstances at any given time
The state of being or doing well; condition of health, happiness, and comfort; well-being; prosperity
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  1. The state of being or doing well; condition of health, happiness, and comfort; well-being; prosperity
  2. Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need.
  3. Welfare work
The fraction of a complete cycle elapsed as measured from a specified reference point and often expressed as an angle.
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  1. The fraction of a complete cycle elapsed as measured from a specified reference point and often expressed as an angle.
  2. (Physics) A particular stage in a periodic process or phenomenon.
  3. A measure of how far some cyclic behavior, such as wave motion, has proceeded through its cycle, measured in degrees or radians. At the beginning of the phase, its value is zero; at one quarter of its cycle, its phase is 90 degrees (π/2 radians); halfway through the cycle its value is 180 degrees (π radians), and so on. &diamf3; The phase angle between two waves is a measure of their difference in phase. Two waves of the same frequency that are perfectly in phase have phase angle zero; if one wave is ahead of the other by a quarter cycle, its phase angle 90 degrees (π/2 radians); waves that are perfectly out of phase have phase angle 180 degrees (π radians), and so on.
(Linguistics) In traditional grammar, a distinct form of a noun, pronoun, or modifier that is used to express one or more particular syntactic relationships to other words in a sentence.
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  1. (Linguistics) In traditional grammar, a distinct form of a noun, pronoun, or modifier that is used to express one or more particular syntactic relationships to other words in a sentence.
  2. (Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
  3. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
One that broadcasts radio or television transmissions:
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  1. One that broadcasts radio or television transmissions:
  2. An area where a person is assigned to work.
  3. A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post:
Inborn character; innate disposition; inherent tendencies of a person
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  1. Inborn character; innate disposition; inherent tendencies of a person
  2. The world of living things and the outdoors:
  3. The sum total of all things in time and space; the entire physical universe
The situation or circumstances of one's life:
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  1. The situation or circumstances of one's life:
  2. The assets and liabilities of a dead or bankrupt person
  3. A condition or stage of life
Indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every moment there has ever been or ever will be
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  1. Indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every moment there has ever been or ever will be
  2. Any period in the history of humanity or of the universe, often specif. with reference to a characteristic social structure, set of customs, famous person living then, etc.
  3. The characteristic rhythm of a piece of music in terms of this grouping, indicated by the time signature
A ground for the foot; place for the foot to rest on; firm foundation to stand on.
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  1. A ground for the foot; place for the foot to rest on; firm foundation to stand on.
  2. Position or rank in relation to others; standing:
  3. A standing; position; established place; basis for operation; permanent settlement; foothold.
High standing; prestige:
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  1. High standing; prestige:
  2. (Law) The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
  3. Position relative to that of others; standing:
The act, state, or position of a person or thing that stands
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  1. The act, state, or position of a person or thing that stands
  2. A party’s legal right to challenge the conduct of another party in a legal proceeding. In order to have standing in a federal court, a litigant must show that 1) the conduct being challenged caused the party real injury, and 2) the concern the litigant is seeking to have protected is within the scope of interests intended to be regulated by the statute or other guarantee in question. A party’s legal right to challenge the conduct of another party in a legal proceeding. In order to have standing in a federal court, a litigant must show that 1) the conduct being challenged caused the party real injury, and 2) the concern the litigant is seeking to have protected is within the scope of interests intended to be regulated by the statute or other guarantee in question.
  3. Continuance in time; duration:
The act of stipulating
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  1. The act of stipulating
  2. The document or agreement, or a provision in a document or agreement, specifying something that is agreed to.
  3. A factual condition or requirement incorporated as a term of a contract; an agreement between opposing parties as to a procedure, as in a “stipulation to extend time to respond,” or a fact, as in “a stipulation as to liability.” A stipulation made by a party to a pending court case or made by the party’s lawyer with respect to the case is always binding. A factual condition or requirement incorporated as a term of a contract; an agreement between opposing parties as to a procedure, as in a “stipulation to extend time to respond,” or a fact, as in “a stipulation as to liability.” A stipulation made by a party to a pending court case or made by the party’s lawyer with respect to the case is always binding.
A clause in a document imposing a qualification, condition, or restriction.
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  1. A clause in a document imposing a qualification, condition, or restriction.
  2. A clause, as in a document or statute, making some condition or stipulation
  3. A condition or limitation that may determine the applicability of a document to certain conditions or persons. A condition or limitation that may determine the applicability of a document to certain conditions or persons.
(Countable) An amount of money which a party to a contract has to pay to the other party (usually the supplier of a major project to the client) if he or she does not fulfill the contract according to the specification.
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  1. (Countable) An amount of money which a party to a contract has to pay to the other party (usually the supplier of a major project to the client) if he or she does not fulfill the contract according to the specification.
  2. Something whose occurrence depends on chance or uncertain conditions; a possible, unforeseen, or accidental occurrence
  3. A possibility that must be prepared for; a future emergency.
A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis
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  1. A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis
  2. (Linguis.) The transition from one speech sound to the next, either within a word, as between (t) and (r) in nitrate (close juncture), or marking the boundaries between words, as between (t) and (r) in night rate (open juncture)
  3. A point of time
The act or fact of occurring
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  1. The act or fact of occurring
  2. Something that takes place; an event or incident:
  3. Actual instance where a situation arises.
A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
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  1. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
  2. A fact, event, or state of affairs that makes something else possible
  3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
A possible event; something that may happen.
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  1. A possible event; something that may happen.
  2. A possible event, outcome, or condition; contingency
An artificially produced radioactive element whose most stable isotope has a mass number of 284 and a half-life of slightly less than half a second.
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  1. An artificially produced radioactive element whose most stable isotope has a mass number of 284 and a half-life of slightly less than half a second.
  2. A component part or quality, often one that is basic or essential
  3. The natural or suitable environment, situation, etc. for a person or thing
Something that must be gained in order to gain something else
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  1. Something that must be gained in order to gain something else
  2. Something that is prerequisite, as a course that is required prior to taking an advanced course.
  3. In education, a course or topic that must be completed before another course or topic can be started. May be colloquially referred to as a prereq.
A binding or compelling rule, duty, requirement, etc.
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  1. A binding or compelling rule, duty, requirement, etc.
  2. A verb form of the imperative mood.
  3. A rule, principle, or need that requires or compels certain action:
Something necessary or fundamental; indispensable, inherent, or basic feature or principle
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  1. Something necessary or fundamental; indispensable, inherent, or basic feature or principle
Something required; something obligatory or demanded, as a condition
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  1. Something required; something obligatory or demanded, as a condition
  2. Something needed; necessity; need
  3. The act or an instance of requiring
The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
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  1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
  2. (Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
  3. (Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
A specific grammatical defining property of a linguistic unit or class, such as number or gender in the noun and tense or voice in the verb.
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  1. A specific grammatical defining property of a linguistic unit or class, such as number or gender in the noun and tense or voice in the verb.
  2. (Mathematics) A class of objects, together with a class of morphisms between those objects, and an associative composition rule for those morphisms. Categories are used to study a wide variety of mathematical constructions in a similar way.
  3. A general class of ideas, terms, or things that mark divisions or coordinations within a conceptual scheme, especially:
The general opinion or judgment of the public about a person or thing:
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  1. The general opinion or judgment of the public about a person or thing:
  2. A widespread ascription of a characteristic or trait to a person or thing:
  3. Estimation in which a person or thing is commonly held, whether favorable or not; character in the view of the public, the community, etc.; repute
All of the conditions, circumstances, etc. that surround and influence life on earth, including atmospheric conditions, food chains, and the water cycle
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  1. All of the conditions, circumstances, etc. that surround and influence life on earth, including atmospheric conditions, food chains, and the water cycle
  2. The complex of social and cultural conditions affecting the nature of an individual person or community.
  3. (Computers) The entire set of conditions under which one operates a computer, as it relates to the hardware, operating platform, or operating system.
Plural form of chance
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Expectation for the future:
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  1. Expectation for the future:
  2. A place from which something can be viewed.
  3. An attitude or point of view.
The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
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  1. The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
  2. The place where a person or thing is, esp. in relation to others; location; situation; site
  3. The arrangement of the pieces or cards at any particular time in a game such as chess, checkers, or bridge.
Any organized activity, celebration, etc. for members of the general public or a particular group
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  1. Any organized activity, celebration, etc. for members of the general public or a particular group
  2. (Physics) A phenomenon or occurrence located at a single point in space-time, regarded as the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.
  3. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence.
(Music) A vocal or instrumental part that supports another, often solo, part.
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  1. (Music) A vocal or instrumental part that supports another, often solo, part.
  2. (Music) A part, usually performed by instruments, that gives support or adds to the background in music, or adds for ornamentation; also, the harmony of a figured bass.
  3. That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry.
A solemn pledge, as of faith.
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  1. A solemn pledge, as of faith.
  2. A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
  3. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
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  1. An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
  2. Difficulty or hardship:
  3. An emergency situation:
A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
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  1. A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
State of mind.
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Aqueous humor.
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  1. Aqueous humor.
  2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
  3. Vitreous humor.
A getting rid of something
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  1. A getting rid of something
  2. One's usual mood; temperament:
  3. A habitual inclination; a tendency:
To declare officially or formally:
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  1. To declare officially or formally:
  2. To say clearly, correctly, or in a given manner:
  3. To say words; speak.
To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
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  1. To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
  2. To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
  3. To maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.)
To declare positively; assert to be true:
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  1. To declare positively; assert to be true:
  2. To assert that one will give true testimony equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.
  3. To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
(Law) A provision making the effect of a legal instrument contingent on the occurrence of an uncertain future event.
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  1. (Law) A provision making the effect of a legal instrument contingent on the occurrence of an uncertain future event.
  2. A future and uncertain event, fact, or circumstance whose existence or occurrence is necessary for the existence or determining the extent of an obligation or liability. See also estate and fee simple.
  3. Existing circumstances:
The value that occurs most frequently in a data set. For example, in the set 125, 140, 172, 164, 140, 110, the mode is 140.
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  1. The value that occurs most frequently in a data set. For example, in the set 125, 140, 172, 164, 140, 110, the mode is 140.
  2. (Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
  3. A given condition of functioning; a status or operation:
Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
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  1. Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
  2. A position of employment; a post:
  3. Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances:
State or condition, as of affairs
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  1. State or condition, as of affairs
  2. (Law) The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
  3. Position relative to that of others; standing:
A strong or acrid odor.
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  1. A strong or acrid odor.
  2. (Rare) An outburst of anger, annoyance, etc.
  3. Vapor, gas, or smoke, especially if irritating, harmful, or strong.
A state of agitation or irritation.
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  1. A state of agitation or irritation.
  2. A fit of anger, pique, etc.
Clothes worn for exercising, warming up, etc.; specif., a sweat suit
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  1. Clothes worn for exercising, warming up, etc.; specif., a sweat suit
  2. The salty liquid given off by sweat glands in the skin of mammals. As sweat evaporates, the skin cools, causing a reduction in body heat.
  3. The colorless saline moisture excreted by the sweat glands; perspiration.
A state of extreme distress or discomposure.
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  1. A state of extreme distress or discomposure.
  2. (Also swivvet) A state or condition of haste, flutter; extreme discomposure or distress; irritation, exasperation, annoyance.
  3. (Informal, Dial.) A condition of irritation, exasperation, annoyance, etc.
(Informal) A state of frenzied excitement, esp. over some trivial matter
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  1. (Informal) A state of frenzied excitement, esp. over some trivial matter
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  1. (Archaic) A corporation.
  2. The collective body of a nation or state as politically organized, or as exercising political functions.
  3. The people who are subjected to or owe allegiance to a single organized political governmental authority, such as a state or country. The people who are subjected to or owe allegiance to a single organized political governmental authority, such as a state or country.
The whole land or territory of a nation or state
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  1. The whole land or territory of a nation or state
  2. The land of a person's birth or citizenship:
  3. A region, territory, or large tract of land distinguishable by features of topography, biology, or culture:
Specific holdings in land
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  1. Specific holdings in land
  2. A topographically or functionally distinct tract:
  3. A nation; a country.
A federation or tribe, especially one composed of Native Americans.
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  1. A federation or tribe, especially one composed of Native Americans.
  2. The territory occupied by such a federation or tribe.
  3. A relatively large group of people organized under a single, usually independent government; a country.
Political or governmental organization
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  1. Political or governmental organization
  2. A specific form of church government
  3. A society or institution with an organized government; state; body politic
(Architecture) To give visible or concrete expression to (the composition of structural elements):
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  1. (Architecture) To give visible or concrete expression to (the composition of structural elements):
  2. To express in coherent verbal form:
  3. To speak distinctly; pronounce clearly
To be connected, one with another:
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  1. To be connected, one with another:
  2. To have a sympathetic or meaningful relationship
  3. To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
To transfer or deliver property or the title thereto or a property right by a deed or another written instrument other than a will. To transfer or deliver property or the title thereto or a property right by a deed or another written instrument other than a will.
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  1. To transfer or deliver property or the title thereto or a property right by a deed or another written instrument other than a will. To transfer or deliver property or the title thereto or a property right by a deed or another written instrument other than a will.
  2. (Obs.) To take away secretly
  3. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
To show or reveal
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  1. To show or reveal
  2. To reveal or make manifest; show:
  3. To say positively or emphatically
To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
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  1. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
  2. To send by express
  3. To get by pressure; elicit by force; extort
To state as an opinion or judgment; declare:
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  1. To state as an opinion or judgment; declare:
  2. To give nonverbal expression to; signify or embody:
  3. For instance:
To speak or know how to speak (a language or a language variety):
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  1. To speak or know how to speak (a language or a language variety):
  2. To utter or pronounce words:
  3. To speak about or discuss (something) or give expression to (something):
To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
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  1. To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
  2. To reveal something that is not supposed to be revealed, especially something that someone has done wrong:
  3. To express in words; utter; say
To speak or converse
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  1. To speak or converse
  2. To say
  3. To produce, speak, or express audibly (speech sounds, syllables, words, thoughts, etc.)
To release or discharge something such as steam through an opening.
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  1. To release or discharge something such as steam through an opening.
  2. To give release or expression to one's thoughts or feelings
  3. To vent one's feelings or opinions:
To change (a noun, etc.) into a verb
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  1. To change (a noun, etc.) into a verb
  2. To express oneself in words.
  3. To use words to express or communicate meaning
To express with the voice, to utter.
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  1. To express with the voice, to utter.
  2. (Of animals) To produce noises or calls from the throat.
  3. To give utterance to; express with the voice; speak or sing
To provide the voice for (a cartoon character or show, for example):
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  1. To provide the voice for (a cartoon character or show, for example):
  2. (Phonet.) To utter with voice
  3. To give expression to; utter:
The colorless, odorless, tasteless mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth. Air consists of about 78 percent nitrogen and 21 percent oxygen, with the remaining part made up mainly of argon, carbon dioxide, neon, helium, methane, and krypton in decreasing order of volume. Air also contains varying amounts of water vapor, particulate matter such as dust and soot, and chemical pollutants.
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  1. The colorless, odorless, tasteless mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth. Air consists of about 78 percent nitrogen and 21 percent oxygen, with the remaining part made up mainly of argon, carbon dioxide, neon, helium, methane, and krypton in decreasing order of volume. Air also contains varying amounts of water vapor, particulate matter such as dust and soot, and chemical pollutants.
  2. To expose to the air in order to dry, cool, or freshen; ventilate.
  3. To let air into or through; put where air can dry, cool, freshen, etc.
To send by express
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  1. To send by express
  2. To get by pressure; elicit by force; extort
  3. To put into words; represent by language; state
To force the purchase of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a put option.
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  1. To force the purchase of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a put option.
  2. To adapt:
  3. (Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
To rise to the surface of water to breathe. Used of a marine mammal.
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  1. To rise to the surface of water to breathe. Used of a marine mammal.
  2. To give release or expression to one's thoughts or feelings
  3. To allow (steam, gas, etc.) to escape through an opening
To provide with an opening for the escape of air, gas, etc.; furnish a means for airing
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  1. To provide with an opening for the escape of air, gas, etc.; furnish a means for airing
  2. To admit or force fresh air into a building or closed space, such as a mine to replace stale or noxious air.
  3. To inhale and exhale (air, for example); breathe.
  1. To say or pronounce; to enunciate.
  2. To pronounce clearly; enunciate.
  3. Enunciate
To state or set forth precisely or systematically:
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  1. To state or set forth precisely or systematically:
  2. To state definitely; express in a systematic way
  3. To pronounce (words), esp. clearly and distinctly
To make a solemn promise. See also oath.
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  1. To make a solemn promise. See also oath.
  2. To assert that one will give true testimony equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.
  3. To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
To assert to be true; affirm:
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  1. To assert to be true; affirm:
  2. To state (a plea or excuse, for example) in support or denial of a claim or accusation:
  3. To assert positively, or declare; affirm; esp., to assert without proof
To give evidence of; indicate:
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  1. To give evidence of; indicate:
  2. To put forth reasons for or against something:
  3. To try to prove by giving reasons; maintain; contend
To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
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  1. To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
  2. To maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.)
  3. To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
To state seriously or positively; assert
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  1. To state seriously or positively; assert
  2. To declare earnestly, seriously, or positively; to affirm.
To affirm positively; declare:
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  1. To affirm positively; declare:
  2. To declare to be true; state positively; affirm
  3. To formally assert as a fact, such as in a pleading; to allege. To formally assert as a fact, such as in a pleading; to allege.
To acknowledge openly; avow
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  1. To acknowledge openly; avow
  2. To declare the truth of; assert; affirm
  3. To accept responsibility for (an action, for example); acknowledge.
To acknowledge or declare openly and unashamedly:
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  1. To acknowledge or declare openly and unashamedly:
  2. To declare openly or admit frankly
  3. To acknowledge or claim (oneself) to be
To demand or ask for as rightfully belonging or due to one; assert one's right to (a title, accomplishment, etc. that should be recognized)
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  1. To demand or ask for as rightfully belonging or due to one; assert one's right to (a title, accomplishment, etc. that should be recognized)
  2. To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
  3. To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due:
To assert or maintain:
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  1. To assert or maintain:
  2. To strive in combat; fight
  3. To hold to be a fact; assert
(Games) To designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand in bridge.
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  1. (Games) To designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand in bridge.
  2. To proclaim one's support, opposition, choice, or opinion:
  3. To say positively or emphatically
To be valid, applicable, or true:
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  1. To be valid, applicable, or true:
  2. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
  3. To stop the movement or progress of:
To keep in existence; sustain:
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  1. To keep in existence; sustain:
  2. To keep in a certain condition or position, esp. of efficiency, good repair, etc.; preserve
  3. To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
To give nonverbal expression to; signify or embody:
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  1. To give nonverbal expression to; signify or embody:
  2. To state as an opinion or judgment; declare:
  3. For instance:

Synonym Study

  • Status refers to one's position as determined by legal or customary precedent or by such arbitrary factors as age, sex, training, mentality, service, etc. his status as a veteran exempts him
  • Situation implies a significant set of interrelated circumstances, and a connection between these and the person involved to be in a difficult situation
  • State and condition both refer to the set of circumstances surrounding or characterizing a person or thing at a given time what is his mental state, or condition?, but condition more strongly implies some relationship to causes or circumstances that may be temporary his condition will not permit him to travel
Find another word for state. In this page you can discover 112 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for state, like: give tongue (or vent) (or voice) to, republic, land, kingdom, circumstance, situation, welfare, phase, case, station and nature.