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To be connected, one with another:
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  1. To be connected, one with another:
  2. To spread (a disease, for example) to others; transmit:
  3. To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
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  1. To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
  2. To give the meaning or interpretation of; expound
  3. To account for; state reasons for
To make a statement or express an opinion or judgment:
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  1. To make a statement or express an opinion or judgment:
  2. To state as a determination of fact:
  3. To state as an opinion or judgment; declare:
To express or present in a nonverbal way
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  1. To express or present in a nonverbal way
  2. To set forth in words; declare.
  3. To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
To give orders to; direct:
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  1. To give orders to; direct:
  2. To teach or direct; to give instructions.
  3. To give facts or information to on a particular matter; inform or guide
To order or command with authority
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  1. To order or command with authority
  2. To concentrate or focus (one's sight or attention, for example) on a particular object or activity.
  3. To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
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 request to be supplied with:
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  1. To request to be supplied with:
  2. To give a command or instruction for:
  3. To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
To bring into view; uncover
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  1. To bring into view; uncover
  2. To reveal; make known; esp., to expose (something secret or not generally known)
  3. To reveal (dental plaque) as by applying a special coloring agent to the teeth
(Archaic) To proclaim publicly.
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  1. (Archaic) To proclaim publicly.
  2. To make known (something private or secret).
To expose to view; show; exhibit; display
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  1. To expose to view; show; exhibit; display
  2. To make known (something concealed or unknown):
  3. To cause to be seen; show:
To say or tell
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  1. To say or tell
  2. To declare one's candidacy:
  3. To declare publicly; give notice of formally; proclaim
To give confidence to; reassure.
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  1. To give confidence to; reassure.
  2. To give confidence to; reassure
  3. To inform positively, as to remove doubt:
To give out; put forth: now used only of the passing of counterfeit money or forged checks
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  1. To give out; put forth: now used only of the passing of counterfeit money or forged checks
  2. To produce, speak, or express audibly (speech sounds, syllables, words, thoughts, etc.)
  3. V. To use a forged check or instrument; to put it into circulation, as opposed to just creating the forged document.
To express in words; tell:
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  1. To express in words; tell:
  2. To produce words by means of sounds; talk:
  3. To use or be able to use (a given language) in speaking
To write an account of for presentation to others or for publication, as in a newspaper
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  1. To write an account of for presentation to others or for publication, as in a newspaper
  2. To give an account of, often at regular intervals; give information about (something seen, done, etc.); recount
  3. To present or return (something referred for study, action, etc.) with the conclusions reached or recommendations made
To repeat or utter aloud (something memorized or rehearsed), often before an audience:
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  1. To repeat or utter aloud (something memorized or rehearsed), often before an audience:
  2. To tell in detail; give an account of; narrate; relate
  3. To repeat or say aloud from or as from memory, esp. in a formal way; give a recitation on (a lesson) in class or of (a poem, speech, etc.) before an audience
(With two objects) To inform (someone) (of something).
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  1. (With two objects) To inform (someone) (of something).
(Chiefly Brit.) To give notice of; announce; make known
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  1. (Chiefly Brit.) To give notice of; announce; make known
  2. To give (someone) notice of (something).
  3. To give notice to; inform:
(Idiomatic) To announce one's intent to leave a job; to inform an employer that one is leaving.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To announce one's intent to leave a job; to inform an employer that one is leaving.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see give,‎ notice.
To say positively or emphatically
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  1. To say positively or emphatically
  2. To show or reveal
  3. To state openly a choice, opinion, etc. (for or against)
To inform:
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  1. To inform:
  2. To let (someone) know; give knowledge to; make (someone) aware; inform
  3. To cause to come to know personally:
To give advice or an opinion to; counsel
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  1. To give advice or an opinion to; counsel
  2. To recommend; suggest:
  3. To discuss something and get advice; consult (with a person)
(Eccles.) To tell (one's sins) to God, esp. in public worship service or in private
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  1. (Eccles.) To tell (one's sins) to God, esp. in public worship service or in private
  2. To admit a fault or crime; acknowledge one's guilt
  3. To hear the confession of (a person)
To make known; tell; reveal
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  1. To make known; tell; reveal
  2. To grant a share of; bestow:
  3. To give a share or portion of
To inform or notify
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  1. To inform or notify
  2. To give notice to; inform:
To make (another or oneself) accustomed or fully acquainted with something
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  1. To make (another or oneself) accustomed or fully acquainted with something
To draw attention to by way of remonstrance or protest:
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  1. To draw attention to by way of remonstrance or protest:
  2. To describe or put forward (a person or thing) as an embodiment of a specified quality:
  3. To present in words; describe, state, or set forth
To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
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  1. To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
  2. To state or express positively; affirm:
  3. To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
To cite for honor
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  1. To cite for honor
  2. To refer to or speak about briefly or incidentally; specify, as by name
  3. To speak or write about, especially briefly or incidentally:
To have connection, relation, or reference:
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  1. To have connection, relation, or reference:
  2. To give an account of (an occurrence, for example); narrate.
  3. To connect or associate, as in thought or meaning; show as having to do with; show a relation between
(Obs.) To take away secretly
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  1. (Obs.) To take away secretly
  2. 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.
  3. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
To arrange (notes of a chord) or distribute notes to (instruments) so as to achieve a particular harmonic sound
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  1. To arrange (notes of a chord) or distribute notes to (instruments) so as to achieve a particular harmonic sound
  2. To give utterance or expression to; utter or express in words
  3. To provide the voice for (a cartoon character or show, for example):
(Informal) Of sound, to emit.
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  1. (Informal) Of sound, to emit.
  2. To release.
  3. (Of clothing) To enlarge by adjusting one or more seams.
To admit the existence or truth of:
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  1. To admit the existence or truth of:
  2. (Law) To admit or affirm as genuine; certify in legal form
  3. To state that one has received (a letter, gift, favor, payment, etc.)
To have control over:
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  1. To have control over:
  2. To possess; hold as personal property; have
  3. To admit as being in accordance with fact, truth, or a claim; acknowledge:
(Idiomatic) to tell someone a secret
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  1. (Idiomatic) to tell someone a secret
(Idiomatic) To list effortlessly and quickly.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To list effortlessly and quickly.
  2. (Idiomatic) To produce (e.g. a performance), in an effortless manner.
To let go (of); to cease to hold or contain.
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  1. To let go (of); to cease to hold or contain.
  2. To set free, as from confinement, duty, work, etc.
  3. (Telephony) (of a call) To hang up.
(Intransitive) To come out of, because of a leak
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  1. (Intransitive) To come out of, because of a leak
  2. (Intransitive, idiomatic) to be revealed (especially, of information intended to be kept secret)
To inform someone of something first, usually used when it will be difficult to tell the person.
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  1. To inform someone of something first, usually used when it will be difficult to tell the person.
To get by pressure; elicit by force; extort
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  1. To get by pressure; elicit by force; extort
  2. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
  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 cause (one) to undergo something; subject:
  3. To express; state:
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 cause or allow to be seen; display:
To be or give a sign, token, or indication of; signify; betoken
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  1. To be or give a sign, token, or indication of; signify; betoken
  2. To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify:
  3. To state or express briefly:
To break faith with; fail to meet the hopes of
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  1. To break faith with; fail to meet the hopes of
  2. To help the enemy of (one's country, cause, etc.); be a traitor to
  3. To give aid or information to an enemy of; commit treason against:
To reveal other people's secrets; tell tales
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  1. To reveal other people's secrets; tell tales
  2. (Intransitive, pejorative) To report others' wrongdoings or violations; to tell on somebody; to gossip or to disclose incriminating information.
  3. To reveal the plans or activities of another, especially ones that are secret or improper:
To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
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  1. To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
  2. To allow to be seen; disclose; reveal; exhibit; display
  3. To subject (a photographic film, for example) to the action of light.
(Idiomatic) To say suddenly, without thinking
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(Idiomatic) To divulge a secret, as by accident or mistake.
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(Idiomatic) To inform, instruct, or tell.
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(--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
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  1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
  2. To use guns, bows and arrows, etc., as in hunting
  3. To record on film or video using a movie camera:
(Idiomatic) To confess; admit the truth.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To confess; admit the truth.
(Idiomatic) Alternative form of get off one's chest.
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  1. (Idiomatic) Alternative form of get off one's chest.
To picture in words
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  1. To picture in words
  2. To give an account of in speech or writing:
  3. To trace the form or outline of:
To narrate the facts or particulars of:
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  1. To narrate the facts or particulars of:
  2. To tell over; to relate in detail; to recite; to tell or narrate the particulars of; to rehearse; to enumerate; as, to recount one's blessings.
  3. To tell in detail; give an account of; narrate
(Intransitive) To begin a journey or expedition.
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  1. (Intransitive) To begin a journey or expedition.
  2. (Intransitive) To start.
  3. To state; describe; give an account of.
To be able to distinguish; recognize as distinct:
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  1. To be able to distinguish; recognize as distinct:
  2. To have a practical understanding of, as through experience; be skilled in:
  3. To regard as true beyond doubt:
To know and be tolerant or sympathetic toward:
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  1. To know and be tolerant or sympathetic toward:
  2. To gather or assume from what is heard, known, etc.; infer
  3. To know thoroughly; grasp or perceive clearly and fully the nature, character, functioning, etc. of
To regard or consider; deem:
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  1. To regard or consider; deem:
  2. To cause or allow the mind to become aware of (a stimulus):
  3. To grasp mentally; take note (of); observe
To discover with certainty, as through examination or experimentation.
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  1. To discover with certainty, as through examination or experimentation.
  2. (Archaic) To make certain, definite, and precise.
  3. To find out definitely; to discover or establish.
(Idiomatic) To discover, as by asking or exploring.
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To accept as a fact; admit; accept
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  1. To accept as a fact; admit; accept
  2. To show acquaintance with (a person) by greeting
  3. To know by some detail, as of appearance; identify
To perceive or show the difference in or between; discriminate.
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  1. To perceive or show the difference in or between; discriminate.
  2. To make unlike; develop specialized differences in
  3. (Math.) To work out the differential or derivative of (a function)
To recognize the difference between; distinguish
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  1. To recognize the difference between; distinguish
  2. To make distinctions on the basis of class or category without regard to individual merit, especially to show prejudice on the basis of ethnicity, gender, or a similar social factor:
  3. To see the difference (between things); distinguish
To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
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  1. To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
  2. To cause (someone) to come to a decision or resolution:
  3. To decide; resolve
To trace the form or outline of:
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  1. To trace the form or outline of:
  2. To give an account of in speech or writing:
  3. To tell or write about; give a detailed account of
To tell (a story) in writing or speech
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  1. To tell (a story) in writing or speech
  2. To relate a story or series of events by speech or writing.
  3. To give an account of (events, for example) in speech or writing or by means of images.
To repeat or say aloud from or as from memory, esp. in a formal way; give a recitation on (a lesson) in class or of (a poem, speech, etc.) before an audience
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  1. To repeat or say aloud from or as from memory, esp. in a formal way; give a recitation on (a lesson) in class or of (a poem, speech, etc.) before an audience
  2. To repeat or utter aloud (something memorized or rehearsed), often before an audience:
  3. To tell in detail; give an account of; narrate; relate
To tell in order or one by one
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  1. To tell in order or one by one
  2. To narrate the facts or particulars of:
  3. To tell in detail; give an account of; narrate
To practice (an action) by repetition so as to improve performance:
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  1. To practice (an action) by repetition so as to improve performance:
  2. To repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite.
  3. To practice by recitation or repetition in private for experiment and improvement, prior to a public representation; as, to rehearse a tragedy.
To have connection, relation, or reference:
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  1. To have connection, relation, or reference:
  2. To show sympathetic understanding and awareness in one's personal relationships
  3. To give an account of (an occurrence, for example); narrate.
To give a formal statement or official account of; announce formally (the results of an investigation, etc.)
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  1. To give a formal statement or official account of; announce formally (the results of an investigation, etc.)
  2. To write or provide an account or summation of for publication or broadcast:
  3. To present oneself:
To express in coherent verbal form:
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  1. To express in coherent verbal form:
  2. To convert (a student's credits at one school) to credits at another school by comparing the curricula.
  3. To fit together into a coherent whole; unify:
To have a sympathetic or meaningful relationship
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  1. To have a sympathetic or meaningful relationship
  2. To spread (a disease, for example) to others; transmit:
  3. To express oneself in such a way that one is readily and clearly understood:
(Obs.) To take away secretly
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  1. (Obs.) To take away secretly
  2. 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.
  3. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
To make clearly known; state or announce openly, formally, etc.
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  1. To make clearly known; state or announce openly, formally, etc.
  2. To say positively or emphatically
  3. To state openly a choice, opinion, etc. (for or against)
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 get by pressure; elicit by force; extort
  3. To put into words; represent by language; state
To state as a determination of fact:
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  1. To state as a determination of fact:
  2. For instance:
  3. To express in words; state; declare; tell
To express or present in a nonverbal way
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  1. To express or present in a nonverbal way
  2. To set forth in words; declare.
  3. To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
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 put into a specified condition, state of mind, etc. by talking
  3. To cause (someone) to be in a certain state or to do something by talking:
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  1. To say
  2. V. To use a forged check or instrument; to put it into circulation, as opposed to just creating the forged document.
  3. To produce, speak, or express audibly (speech sounds, syllables, words, thoughts, etc.)
To vent one's feelings or opinions:
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  1. To vent one's feelings or opinions:
  2. To give release or expression to one's thoughts or feelings
  3. To express (one's thoughts or feelings, for example), especially forcefully.
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
(Music) To sing without using words.
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  1. (Music) To sing without using words.
  2. (Of animals) To produce noises or calls from the throat.
  3. To give utterance to; express with the voice; speak or sing
To arrange (notes of a chord) or distribute notes to (instruments) so as to achieve a particular harmonic sound
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  1. To arrange (notes of a chord) or distribute notes to (instruments) so as to achieve a particular harmonic sound
  2. To provide the voice for (a cartoon character or show, for example):
  3. To give utterance or expression to; utter or express in words
To cause to come apart by force; split or crack sharply into pieces; smash; burst
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  1. To cause to come apart by force; split or crack sharply into pieces; smash; burst
  2. To fail to conform to; violate:
  3. To cause to give up a habit:
To act as a bearer:
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  1. To act as a bearer:
  2. To keep or have on one's person:
  3. To sing (a melody, for example) on key:
To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
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  1. To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
  2. To spread (a disease, for example) to others; transmit:
  3. (Ecclesiastical) To receive Communion.
To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
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  1. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
  2. 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.
  3. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
To bring into view; uncover
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  1. To bring into view; uncover
  2. To reveal; make known; esp., to expose (something secret or not generally known)
  3. To reveal (dental plaque) as by applying a special coloring agent to the teeth
To pass on; transmit:
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  1. To pass on; transmit:
  2. To grant a share of; bestow:
  3. To give a share or portion of
To cause or allow to stand approved; ratify; sanction; enact; approve
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  1. To cause or allow to stand approved; ratify; sanction; enact; approve
  2. To cause or allow to go through a trial, test, or examination successfully:
  3. To manipulate (cards, etc.) or trick (a person), as by sleight of hand
To carry and repeat (a message, etc.)
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  1. To carry and repeat (a message, etc.)
  2. To present oneself:
  3. To write or provide an account or summation of for publication or broadcast:
To hand down to others by heredity, inheritance, etc.
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  1. To hand down to others by heredity, inheritance, etc.
  2. To cause something such as an infection to spread; pass on.
  3. To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey
To be false or disloyal to:
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  1. To be false or disloyal to:
  2. To help the enemy of (one's country, cause, etc.); be a traitor to
  3. To break faith with; fail to meet the hopes of
To reveal (secret matters), especially through indiscreet or unreserved talk.
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  1. To reveal (secret matters), especially through indiscreet or unreserved talk.
  2. To give away (a secret) in idle chatter
  3. (Intransitive) To tell tales; to gossip without reserve or discretion.
(Archaic) To proclaim publicly.
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  1. (Archaic) To proclaim publicly.
  2. To make known (something private or secret).
To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
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  1. To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
  2. To subject (a photographic film, for example) to the action of light.
  3. To allow to be seen; disclose; reveal; exhibit; display
  1. To release.
  2. (Informal) Of sound, to emit.
  3. (Of clothing) To enlarge by adjusting one or more seams.
To cause to be seen; show:
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  1. To cause to be seen; show:
  2. To make known (something concealed or unknown):
  3. To expose to view; show; exhibit; display
To remove the hat, cap, etc. from (the head), as a conventional gesture of respect
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  1. To remove the hat, cap, etc. from (the head), as a conventional gesture of respect
  2. To remove a cover or coverings
  3. To remove the hat from, as in respect or reverence.
To take off a veil or covering; reveal oneself
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  1. To take off a veil or covering; reveal oneself
  2. (Intransitive) To remove a veil; to reveal one's self.
  3. To reveal oneself.
To come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily.
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  1. To come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily.
  2. (Informal) To let (something secret) become known; divulge
  3. To cause or allow (a rider, load, etc.) to fall off; throw off
To be the first, or the first of one's group or kind, to find, learn of, or observe.
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  1. To be the first, or the first of one's group or kind, to find, learn of, or observe.
  2. To find out; learn of the existence of; realize
  3. (--- Now Rare) To reveal; disclose; expose
To inform:
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  1. To inform:
  2. To cause to come to know personally:
  3. To let (someone) know; give knowledge to; make (someone) aware; inform
To discuss something and get advice; consult (with a person)
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  1. To discuss something and get advice; consult (with a person)
  2. To give advice or an opinion to; counsel
  3. To recommend; suggest:
To give notice to; inform:
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  1. To give notice to; inform:
  2. To inform or notify
To provide with knowledge or training in a particular area or for a particular purpose:
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  1. To provide with knowledge or training in a particular area or for a particular purpose:
  2. To develop or refine (one's taste or appreciation, for example).
  3. To provide with information, as in an effort to gain support for a position or to influence behavior:
To give the light of fact and knowledge to; free from ignorance, prejudice, or superstition
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  1. To give the light of fact and knowledge to; free from ignorance, prejudice, or superstition
  2. To give spiritual or intellectual insight to:
  3. To give information to; inform or instruct.
(--- Obs.) To give form to
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  1. (--- Obs.) To give form to
  2. To give knowledge of something to; tell; acquaint with a fact, etc.
  3. To give or provide information.
To give (someone) notice of (something).
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  1. To give (someone) notice of (something).
  2. (Chiefly Brit.) To give notice of; announce; make known
  3. To give notice to; inform; announce to
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.
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  1. 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.
  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. To issue a command to; direct:
(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 exercise power or authority; be in control; act as a commander
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  1. To exercise power or authority; be in control; act as a commander
  2. To deserve and receive as due; exact:
  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 give an order to; command:
  3. To order or command with authority
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.
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  1. To teach or direct; to give instructions.
  2. To give facts or information to on a particular matter; inform or guide
  3. To order or direct
To issue a command or instruction to:
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  1. To issue a command or instruction to:
  2. To instruct to do something; give an order to; command
  3. To request to be supplied with:
To perceive or show the difference in or between; discriminate.
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  1. To perceive or show the difference in or between; discriminate.
  2. To make different by alteration or modification.
  3. (Math.) To work out the differential or derivative of (a function)
To perceive or recognize; make out clearly
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  1. To perceive or recognize; make out clearly
  2. To perceive with the eyes; detect or distinguish:
  3. To separate (a thing) mentally from another or others; recognize as separate or different
To recognize the difference between; distinguish
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  1. To recognize the difference between; distinguish
  2. To make distinctions on the basis of class or category without regard to individual merit, especially to show prejudice on the basis of ethnicity, gender, or a similar social factor:
  3. To see the difference (between things); distinguish
To separate or mark off by differences; perceive or show the difference in; differentiate
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  1. To separate or mark off by differences; perceive or show the difference in; differentiate
  2. To be an identifying characteristic of; make noticeable or different:
  3. To perceive or indicate differences; discriminate:
To be able to distinguish; recognize as distinct:
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  1. To be able to distinguish; recognize as distinct:
  2. To have a practical understanding of, as through experience; be skilled in:
  3. To regard as true beyond doubt:
To see the differences between; distinguish or discriminate between
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  1. To see the differences between; distinguish or discriminate between
  2. To come apart; become detached:
  3. To terminate a contractual relationship with (someone); discharge.
To name or list (the units of a group or collection) one by one in order to determine a total; number.
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  1. To name or list (the units of a group or collection) one by one in order to determine a total; number.
  2. To recite or list numbers in order or enumerate items by units or groups:
  3. To name numbers in regular order to (a certain number)
To count off or name one by one; list:
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  1. To count off or name one by one; list:
  2. To determine the number of; count.
A member of any of the further sets of mathematical objects defined in terms of such numbers, such as negative integers, real numbers, and complex numbers.
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  1. A member of any of the further sets of mathematical objects defined in terms of such numbers, such as negative integers, real numbers, and complex numbers.
  2. To determine the number or amount of; count:
  3. To assign a number to or mark with a number:
To count or compute:
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  1. To count or compute:
  2. To consider as being; regard as:
  3. To count; figure up; compute
To label, as with a ticket, for identification or classification.
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  1. To label, as with a ticket, for identification or classification.
  2. (Archaic) To make (two things) agree or correspond
  3. To reckon or count. Often used with up :
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