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To make firmer; strengthen:
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  1. To make firmer; strengthen:
  2. To prove the truth, validity, or authenticity of; verify
  3. To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
To make a formal verification in support of (a pleading).
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  1. To make a formal verification in support of (a pleading).
  2. To prove to be true by demonstration, evidence, or testimony; confirm or substantiate
  3. To test or check the accuracy or correctness of, as by investigation, comparison with a standard, or reference to the facts
To regard or treat (an abstraction) as if it had concrete or material existence.
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  1. To regard or treat (an abstraction) as if it had concrete or material existence.
To bring into reality; make real:
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  1. To bring into reality; make real:
  2. To obtain or achieve, as gain or profit:
  3. To understand fully; apprehend
To give actual form to; make real
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  1. To give actual form to; make real
  2. To give bodily, especially human, form to.
  3. To realize in action or fact; actualize:
In, to, or toward a past time:
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  1. In, to, or toward a past time:
  2. In reply or return:
  3. To furnish or strengthen with a back or backing.
To prop up; bolster
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  1. To prop up; bolster
  2. To support or reinforce with a buttress
  3. To support something or someone by supplying evidence; to corroborate or substantiate.
(Obs.) To strengthen
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  1. (Obs.) To strengthen
  2. To make more certain the validity of; confirm; bolster; support
  3. To confirm, ratify, strengthen, or support, especially by additional authority or evidence. To confirm, ratify, strengthen, or support, especially by additional authority or evidence.
(--- Linguistics) To confirm the existence, usage, or currency of (a word, for example), as by being recorded in writing.
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  1. (--- Linguistics) To confirm the existence, usage, or currency of (a word, for example), as by being recorded in writing.
  2. (Linguis.) To verify the existence of (a form believed to have occurred in a language)
  3. To supply or be evidence of:
To prove authentic; to determine as real and true; as, to authenticate a portrait.
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  1. To prove authentic; to determine as real and true; as, to authenticate a portrait.
  2. To render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit.
  3. To prove that something, such as a document, is what it purports to be, especially so that the item can be admitted into evidence at a trial or hearing. For example, a party wishing to admit a letter into evidence may ask the witness whether it is, indeed, the letter he received, does he recognize the handwriting, and similar questions.
In reply or return:
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  1. In reply or return:
  2. In, to, or toward a past time:
  3. To furnish or strengthen with a back or backing.
To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
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  1. To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
  2. To prove the truth, validity, or authenticity of; verify
  3. To make firmer; strengthen:
(Obs.) To strengthen
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  1. (Obs.) To strengthen
  2. To make more certain the validity of; confirm; bolster; support
  3. To confirm, ratify, strengthen, or support, especially by additional authority or evidence. To confirm, ratify, strengthen, or support, especially by additional authority or evidence.
To bear witness to; attest
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  1. To bear witness to; attest
  2. To indicate clearly; exemplify or prove:
  3. To make evident; indicate; show
To format (a paragraph, for example) so that the lines of text begin and end evenly at a straight margin.
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  1. To format (a paragraph, for example) so that the lines of text begin and end evenly at a straight margin.
  2. (Law) To show an adequate reason for something done
  3. To demonstrate or prove to be just, right, or valid:
To give testimony in a legal case or before a deliberative body:
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  1. To give testimony in a legal case or before a deliberative body:
  2. To tell a court what pertinent information to a case one has, while under oath, and while the defendant is present.
  3. To serve as evidence:
To make binding under the law; give legal force to; declare legally valid
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  1. To make binding under the law; give legal force to; declare legally valid
  2. To authorize as by signing, stamping, etc.
  3. To establish the soundness, accuracy, or legitimacy of:
(Law) To attest to the truth of (something) formally or under oath.
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  1. (Law) To attest to the truth of (something) formally or under oath.
  2. To demonstrate the truth or accuracy of, as by the presentation of evidence:
  3. To prove to be true by demonstration, evidence, or testimony; confirm or substantiate
To give formal assurance, or guarantee, to (someone) or for (something)
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  1. To give formal assurance, or guarantee, to (someone) or for (something)
  2. To provide adequate grounds for; justify or require:
  3. To guarantee as being true; (colloquially) to believe strongly.
To prove to be genuine or as represented
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  1. To prove to be genuine or as represented
  2. To render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit.
  3. To prove that something, such as a document, is what it purports to be, especially so that the item can be admitted into evidence at a trial or hearing. For example, a party wishing to admit a letter into evidence may ask the witness whether it is, indeed, the letter he received, does he recognize the handwriting, and similar questions.
To cause to undergo the religious ceremony of confirmation
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  1. To cause to undergo the religious ceremony of confirmation
  2. To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
  3. To prove the truth, validity, or authenticity of; verify
(Obs.) To strengthen
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  1. (Obs.) To strengthen
  2. To make more certain the validity of; confirm; bolster; support
  3. To confirm, ratify, strengthen, or support, especially by additional authority or evidence. To confirm, ratify, strengthen, or support, especially by additional authority or evidence.
To show the use of (an article) to a prospective buyer:
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  1. To show the use of (an article) to a prospective buyer:
  2. To show military power or preparedness
  3. To show to be true by reasoning or adducing evidence; prove:
To state, as in an advertisement, that one approves of (a product, service, etc.), often in return for a fee
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  1. To state, as in an advertisement, that one approves of (a product, service, etc.), often in return for a fee
  2. To give approval to; support; sanction
  3. To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction:
To cause to be able to grow or thrive:
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  1. To cause to be able to grow or thrive:
  2. To bring about; generate or effect:
  3. To cause (an institution, for example) to come into existence or begin operating; found; set up.
To bear witness to; attest
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  1. To bear witness to; attest
  2. To indicate clearly; exemplify or prove:
  3. To make evident; indicate; show
To be shown to be such; turn out:
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  1. To be shown to be such; turn out:
  2. To show (oneself) to be what is specified or to have a certain characteristic:
  3. To show (oneself) to be capable, dependable, etc.
To be or become seen or visible; appear
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  1. To be or become seen or visible; appear
  2. (Theater) To give a performance; appear
  3. To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show
To check or prove the validity of; verify.
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  1. To check or prove the validity of; verify.
  2. To render valid.
  3. To establish the soundness, accuracy, or legitimacy of:
To test or check the accuracy or correctness of, as by investigation, comparison with a standard, or reference to the facts
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  1. To test or check the accuracy or correctness of, as by investigation, comparison with a standard, or reference to the facts
  2. To demonstrate the truth or accuracy of, as by the presentation of evidence:
  3. To prove to be true by demonstration, evidence, or testimony; confirm or substantiate
To represent in bodily or material form:
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  1. To represent in bodily or material form:
  2. To bring together into an organized whole
  3. To give a bodily form to; incarnate.
To give or attribute an external form or objective character outside the self to (states of mind, attitudes, etc.)
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  1. To give or attribute an external form or objective character outside the self to (states of mind, attitudes, etc.)
  2. (Medicine) To expose (an internal organ or body part), as in surgery.
  3. To turn outward; externalize:
To project or attribute (inner conflicts or feelings) to external circumstances or causes.
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  1. To project or attribute (inner conflicts or feelings) to external circumstances or causes.
  2. (Economics) To direct to others, as costs or benefits.
  3. To manifest externally:
To be the type or embodiment of
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  1. To be the type or embodiment of
  2. To realize in action or fact; actualize:
  3. To give bodily, especially human, form to.
To appear to the senses; show itself
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  1. To appear to the senses; show itself
  2. To enter in a ship's manifest
  3. To become manifest; be revealed:
To take physical form or shape. Used especially of a spirit or ghost.
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  1. To take physical form or shape. Used especially of a spirit or ghost.
  2. To give material form or characteristics to; represent in material form
  3. To regard as matter; to consider or explain by the laws or principles which are appropriate to matter.
To present or regard as an object:
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  1. To present or regard as an object:
  2. To regard (someone) superficially or treat in a depersonalized way; often, specif., to regard or treat as a sex object
  3. To treat as a mere object and deny the dignity of
To take (a general remark or characterization) in a personal manner.
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  1. To take (a general remark or characterization) in a personal manner.
  2. To apply or understand as applied to a particular person, esp. to oneself
  3. To render personal rather than impersonal or purely professional:
To think of or represent (an inanimate object or abstraction) as having personality or the qualities, thoughts, or movements of a living being:
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  1. To think of or represent (an inanimate object or abstraction) as having personality or the qualities, thoughts, or movements of a living being:
  2. To represent (an object or abstraction) by a human figure.
  3. To be the embodiment or perfect example of:
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