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To judicially or publicly charge one with a criminal offense.
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  1. To judicially or publicly charge one with a criminal offense.
  2. To formally institute a legal action against a person or corporation wherein they are charged with committing a crime.
  3. To bring formal charges against (of doing wrong, breaking the law, etc.)
To institute legal proceedings against, or conduct criminal proceedings in court against
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  1. To institute legal proceedings against, or conduct criminal proceedings in court against
  2. To act as prosecutor
  3. (Law) To initiate or conduct a criminal case against:
To contest in a lawsuit
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  1. To contest in a lawsuit
  2. To bring a lawsuit or defend against a lawsuit in court.
  3. To prosecute or defend (a lawsuit or legal action); pursue (a legal case).
To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due:
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  1. To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due:
  2. 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)
  3. To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
To try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute
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  1. To try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute
  2. To fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
  3. To call into question and take an active stand against; dispute or challenge:
(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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  1. (Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
  2. A statement that describes invariable relationships among phenomena under a specified set of conditions. Boyle's law, for instance, describes what will happen to the volume of an ideal gas if its pressure changes and its temperature remains the same. The conditions under which some physical laws hold are idealized (for example, there are no ideal gases in the real world), thus some physical laws apply universally but only approximately.
To make a request, especially formally:
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  1. To make a request, especially formally:
  2. To address a petition to; ask formally or earnestly
  3. To ask for by petition; request formally:
To ask for earnestly; petition for:
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  1. To ask for earnestly; petition for:
  2. (Obs.) To speak or write (of)
  3. (Archaic) To deal with; treat.
To approach or accost (a person) with an offer of sex in exchange for payment.
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  1. To approach or accost (a person) with an offer of sex in exchange for payment.
  2. To seek to obtain by persuasion, entreaty, or formal application:
  3. To petition persistently; importune:
To claim as just or due:
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  1. To claim as just or due:
  2. (Law) To lay legal claim to; claim formally.
  3. To ask for urgently or peremptorily:
(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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  1. (Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
  2. A statement that describes invariable relationships among phenomena under a specified set of conditions. Boyle's law, for instance, describes what will happen to the volume of an ideal gas if its pressure changes and its temperature remains the same. The conditions under which some physical laws hold are idealized (for example, there are no ideal gases in the real world), thus some physical laws apply universally but only approximately.
To contest in a lawsuit
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  1. To contest in a lawsuit
  2. To bring a lawsuit or defend against a lawsuit in court.
  3. To prosecute or defend (a lawsuit or legal action); pursue (a legal case).
(Law) To initiate or conduct a criminal case against:
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  1. (Law) To initiate or conduct a criminal case against:
  2. To institute legal proceedings against, or conduct criminal proceedings in court against
  3. To act as prosecutor
To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
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  1. To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
  2. To request for an appeal of (a case) to a higher court for rehearing.
  3. To have recourse, as for corroboration; resort:
To plead with someone for help, a favor, etc.; to entreat
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  1. To plead with someone for help, a favor, etc.; to entreat
  2. To take for granted without proof:
  3. (Intransitive) to request the help of someone, often in the form of money
To ask (someone) earnestly; entreat; implore
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  1. To ask (someone) earnestly; entreat; implore
  2. To address an earnest or urgent request to; implore:
  3. To request earnestly; beg for:
To beg earnestly for:
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  1. To beg earnestly for:
  2. To be in great need of
  3. To have an intense desire for.
To ask for earnestly; petition for:
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  1. To ask for earnestly; petition for:
  2. (Archaic) To behave toward; treat
  3. (Obs.) To speak or write (of)
To beg for urgently:
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  1. To beg for urgently:
  2. To ask or beg (a person) to do something; entreat
  3. To appeal to in supplication; beseech:
(Law) To respond to a criminal charge:
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  1. (Law) To respond to a criminal charge:
  2. To present a case in a law court; argue the case of either party
  3. To provide an argument or appeal:
To worship God, a god, etc., as by reciting certain set formulas silently or aloud
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  1. To worship God, a god, etc., as by reciting certain set formulas silently or aloud
  2. To say (a prayer or group of prayers):
  3. To use prayer to request (that something may happen):
To make a humble request or supplication, esp. in prayer
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  1. To make a humble request or supplication, esp. in prayer
  2. To ask for humbly and earnestly, as by prayer
To influence or effect by or as if by magic:
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  1. To influence or effect by or as if by magic:
  2. To perform magic tricks, especially by sleight of hand.
  3. (Archaic) To call on or entreat solemnly, especially by an oath.
To address a petition to:
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  1. To address a petition to:
  2. To address a petition to; ask formally or earnestly
  3. To ask for by petition; request formally:
To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
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  1. To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
  2. To request for an appeal of (a case) to a higher court for rehearing.
  3. To have recourse, as for corroboration; resort:
To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself):
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  1. To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself):
  2. To mark with a destination:
  3. To use a proper form in speaking to
To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
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  1. To resort or turn (to) for decision, justification, etc.
  2. To have recourse, as for corroboration; resort:
  3. To request for an appeal of (a case) to a higher court for rehearing.
To put to or adapt for a special use:
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  1. To put to or adapt for a special use:
  2. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
  3. To devote, use, or assign for a particular purpose.
To begin dealing with
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  1. To begin dealing with
  2. To come close to, as in appearance, quality, or condition; approximate:
  3. To begin to deal with or work on:
To make a request, especially formally:
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  1. To make a request, especially formally:
  2. To ask for by petition; request formally:
  3. To address a petition to; ask formally or earnestly
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