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To express a wish or desire for; ask for, esp. in a polite or formal way
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  1. To express a wish or desire for; ask for, esp. in a polite or formal way
  2. To ask (a person) to do something:
  3. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
(Intransitive) To wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer.
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  1. (Intransitive) To wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer.
  2. To seem enticing (to); attract; lure
  3. To call or summon by a silent gesture
To send away for, to request a delivery of.
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  1. To send away for, to request a delivery of.
  2. To order or summon (a person) to one's presence.
To issue a command to; direct:
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  1. To issue a command to; direct:
  2. (Card Games) To state (the number of tricks or points one proposes to take and, in bridge, whether one proposes to play the hand with a specified suit as trump or with no suit as trump) in an effort to win the right to name trump
  3. An offer to pay a specific price for something. An offer to pay a specific price for something. An offer to perform work or supply services at a specific price. The act of submitting an offer to buy.
To expect or demand:
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  1. To expect or demand:
  2. To make a request for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
  3. To use words in seeking the answer to (a question); try to find out about by inquiring
To persuade or compel (a person) to become a candidate for public office
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  1. To persuade or compel (a person) to become a candidate for public office
  2. To create by thinking and writing; compose:
  3. To choose or take for some special purpose, as compulsory military service, by drawing from a group
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 make known or communicate (information) by signals
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  1. To make known or communicate (information) by signals
  2. To cause an effect in (a cell) by the release of a chemical, such as a neurotransmitter or hormone.
  3. A fluctuating quantity or impulse whose variations represent information. The amplitude or frequency of voltage, current, electric field strength, light, and sound can be varied as signals representing information.
To direct or command by a meaningful gesture
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  1. To direct or command by a meaningful gesture
  2. To signal by making a gesture:
  3. To direct by making a gesture:
To make a sign; signal; also, specif., to use the sign language of the deaf
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  1. To make a sign; signal; also, specif., to use the sign language of the deaf
  2. To mark with a sign, esp. with the sign of the cross, as in blessing
  3. To use sign language.
To give a command or instruction for:
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  1. To give a command or instruction for:
  2. To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
  3. To request to be supplied with:
To deserve and receive as due; exact:
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  1. To deserve and receive as due; exact:
  2. To deserve and get; require as due, proper, or becoming
  3. To give an order or orders to; direct with authority
To address or adapt (remarks, for example) to a specific person, audience, or purpose.
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  1. To address or adapt (remarks, for example) to a specific person, audience, or purpose.
  2. To order or command with authority
  3. To give an order to; command:
To require or impose (an action or behavior, for example) with authority and emphasis; prescribe.
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  1. To require or impose (an action or behavior, for example) with authority and emphasis; prescribe.
  2. To direct (a person) to do something; order or urge:
  3. To order or compel to stop or prohibit commencement of an activity; of a judge: to grant a court order directing a party to cease a particular activity. To order or compel to stop or prohibit commencement of an activity; of a judge: to grant a court order directing a party to cease a particular activity.
To call on (God, a god, a saint, the Muses, etc.) for blessing, help, inspiration, support, etc.
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  1. To call on (God, a god, a saint, the Muses, etc.) for blessing, help, inspiration, support, etc.
  2. (Computers) To activate or start (a program, for example).
  3. To resort to or put into use (a law, ruling, penalty, etc.) as pertinent
(Idiomatic) To generate (an image or an idea) in one's mind.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To generate (an image or an idea) in one's mind.
  2. (Idiomatic) To create or produce something, seemingly magically.
To assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service
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  1. To assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service
  2. To call (troops) together, as for inspection.
  3. To cause to come together; gather:
A group of atoms linked by bonds that may be represented graphically in circular or triangular form. Benzene, for example, contains a ring of six carbon atoms. All cyclic compounds contain one or more rings.
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  1. A group of atoms linked by bonds that may be represented graphically in circular or triangular form. Benzene, for example, contains a ring of six carbon atoms. All cyclic compounds contain one or more rings.
  2. To cause (a bell, for example) to ring.
  3. (Chiefly British) To call (someone) on the telephone. Often used with up :
To cause to come out of a state of sleep, repose, unconsciousness, etc.; wake
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  1. To cause to come out of a state of sleep, repose, unconsciousness, etc.; wake
  2. To give rise to; bring about:
  3. To cause (game) to rise from cover, come out of a lair, etc.; stir up to flight or attack
(Electricity) To cause formation of a net electric charge on or in (a conductor, for example).
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  1. (Electricity) To cause formation of a net electric charge on or in (a conductor, for example).
  2. To record as a debt against a person's name or account
  3. To direct or put (a weapon) into position for use; level or direct.
To be reminiscent of; seem similar to:
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  1. To be reminiscent of; seem similar to:
  2. To request return of (a product) to the manufacturer, as for necessary repairs or adjustments.
  3. To ask or order to return:
To withdraw something from sale or circulation.
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  1. To withdraw something from sale or circulation.
  2. (Intransitive) To communicate with a base etc, by telephone.
  3. To summon someone, especially for help or advice.
To shout out in order to summon (a person).
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  1. To shout out in order to summon (a person).
  2. To stop at a place and ask for (someone).
  3. To ask for in a loud voice.
To select e.g. to a sports squad.
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  1. To select e.g. to a sports squad.
  2. To retrieve from personal or computer memory.
  3. (Idiomatic) To call on the telephone.
To serve or summon with such a writ.
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  1. To serve or summon with such a writ.
  2. Under penalty. A writ issued by a court commanding a person to appear, with penalties that attach for failure to comply. Under penalty. A writ issued by a court commanding a person to appear, with penalties that attach for failure to comply. The act of sending a subpoena to a witness or other person to secure his attendance and testimony at trial or other proceeding (such as deposition); generally, subpoenas are obtained and sent out by the lawyers, rather than directly by the court.
  3. To summon with such an order
To serve with a summons.
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  1. To serve with a summons.
  2. To order to appear in or report to court by means of a summons:
  3. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of summon
To do charitable or helpful work without pay:
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  1. To do charitable or helpful work without pay:
  2. To choose to enter military service of one's own free will.
  3. To freely choose to offer or give without being asked or obliged
To cause to assemble in a meeting; convene.
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  1. To cause to assemble in a meeting; convene.
  2. To call together for a meeting; summon to assemble; convene
To gain by a process of gradual increase:
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  1. To gain by a process of gradual increase:
  2. To summon up; muster:
  3. To harvest or pick:
To fit or put together the parts of (a machine, etc.)
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  1. To fit or put together the parts of (a machine, etc.)
  2. To bring or call together into a group or whole:
  3. To gather into a group; collect
To demand or ask for the presence of:
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  1. To demand or ask for the presence of:
  2. To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:
  3. To lure (prey) by imitating the characteristic cry of an animal:
To gather or grow in a cluster or clusters
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  1. To gather or grow in a cluster or clusters
  2. To cause to grow or form into bunches.
To call for and obtain payment of:
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  1. To call for and obtain payment of:
  2. To call for (someone); pick up:
  3. To bring together in a group or mass; gather:
To gather into a mass or crowd; collect; assemble
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  1. To gather into a mass or crowd; collect; assemble
  2. To bring or come together in a group, crowd, or assembly.
To come together usually for an official or public purpose; assemble formally.
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  1. To come together usually for an official or public purpose; assemble formally.
  2. To meet together; assemble, esp. for a common purpose
  3. To cause to come together formally; convoke:
To cause to assemble in a meeting; convene.
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  1. To cause to assemble in a meeting; convene.
  2. To call together for a meeting; summon to assemble; convene
To put (the pages or signatures of a book) in proper order for binding
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  1. To put (the pages or signatures of a book) in proper order for binding
  2. To cause to come together in one place or group
  3. To come together in a group; assemble:
To place or arrange in a group:
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  1. To place or arrange in a group:
  2. (Mathematics) A set with an operation whose domain is all ordered pairs of members of the set, such that the operation is binary (operates on two elements) and associative, the set contains the identity element of the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element for the operation. The positive and negative integers and zero form a set that is a group under the operation of ordinary addition, since zero is the identity element of addition and the negative of each integer is its inverse. Groups are used extensively in quantum physics and chemistry to model phenomena involving symmetry and invariance.
  3. To belong to or form a group:
To assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service
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  1. To assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service
  2. To put through a roll call
  3. To come together or gather; specif., to assemble as for inspection or roll call
To gather (cattle) together by riding around them.
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  1. To gather (cattle) together by riding around them.
  2. (Idiomatic) To collect or gather (something) together.
  3. (Arithmetic) To round (a number) to the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.
To designate; label:
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  1. To designate; label:
  2. To force the sale of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a call option.
  3. To declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee:
To cause (a meeting, etc.) to take place, as by calling its participants
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  1. To cause (a meeting, etc.) to take place, as by calling its participants
  2. To come together usually for an official or public purpose; assemble formally.
  3. To cause to come together formally; convoke:
To cause to assemble in a meeting; convene.
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  1. To cause to assemble in a meeting; convene.
  2. To call together for a meeting; summon to assemble; convene
To assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service
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  1. To assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service
  2. To come together or gather; specif., to assemble as for inspection or roll call
  3. To put through a roll call
To send away for, to request a delivery of.
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  1. To send away for, to request a delivery of.
  2. To order or summon (a person) to one's presence.
To attract audiences
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  1. To attract audiences
  2. To bring about deliberately; provoke:
  3. To compose or write out in legal format:
To infer or work out from given facts:
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  1. To infer or work out from given facts:
  2. To draw out or bring out; elicit or evoke
  3. To draw out; elicit
To cause to be revealed
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  1. To cause to be revealed
  2. To call forth, draw out, or provoke (a response or reaction, for example):
  3. To draw forth; evoke
To create anew, especially by means of the imagination:
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  1. To create anew, especially by means of the imagination:
  2. To give rise to; draw forth; produce:
  3. To draw forth or elicit (a particular mental image, reaction, etc.)
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