Part of speech:
To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
To make something plain or comprehensible:
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.”
Command is defined as to give orders or exert authority over someone or something.
To request or direct that (something) be supplied, done, carried out, etc.
To make known (something private or secret).
To express in words; tell:
To give notice to; inform; announce to
To declare to or promise confidently
To give facts or information to on a particular matter; inform or guide
To bring into view; uncover
(Impersonal) To have a common expression; used in singular passive voice or plural active voice to indicate a rumor or well-known fact.
To speak or publish.
To repeat or utter aloud (something memorized or rehearsed), often before an audience:
(Religion) To hear or receive such a confession of sins from.
To give a share or portion of
To exhibit to another mind in language; to show; to give one's own impressions and judgement of; to bring before the mind; to set forth; sometimes, to give an account of; to describe.
To transfer, as property or title to property, from one person to another
To give expression to; utter:
To put forth, utter (prayers).
To inform someone of something first, usually used when it will be difficult to tell the person.
To convey or communicate; to make known or explicit.
To help the enemy of (one's country, cause, etc.); be a traitor to
To reveal (something about someone) to another, as through gossiping.
To expose is defined as to make something visible or make something known.
(Patents) In Japan and South Korea, to publish a patent for initial public review, prior to the formal application for registration.
To throw out or release (a fishing line, for example).
(Idiomatic) Alternative form of get off one's chest.
To represent in words.
To tell in detail; give an account of; narrate
To gather or assume from what is heard, known, etc.; infer
To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
To know or identify from past experience or knowledge:
(Math.) To work out the differential or derivative of (a function)
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:
To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
To put or keep out of sight or away from notice:
To speak with another or others about; talk over:
To supply a running commentary for (a documentary or performance, for example).
To write or provide an account or summation of for publication or broadcast:
To announce; proclaim:
To fit together into a coherent whole; unify:
To make an offer to pay or accept a specified price:
To give away (a secret) in idle chatter
The definition of calculate is to use reason or common sense to determine something, or to use math to determine an answer.
To converse in an easy, familiar manner; talk lightly and casually.
To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person.
To dictate is defined as to command or order something to be done or to say words so they can be taped or written down.
To separate (a thing) mentally from another or others; recognize as separate or different
To enumerate is defined as to mention things one by one or to make clear the number of things.
To state or set forth precisely or systematically:
To mention is defined as to talk about in passing.
To inform on someone; turn informer:
To state emphatically or authoritatively; affirm:
To issue a publication.
Regale is to delight or amuse someone through talk, stories or a generous amount of food or drink.
To understand and sympathize or agree with someone or something: with to
(Intransitive) To do or say again (again).
Request means to ask for something.
To reveal one's thoughts or feelings.
To deduct (withholding tax) from an employee's salary.
To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
To figure is defined as to play an important role in something.
To form a judgment or estimate of (something) without actual knowledge or enough facts for certainty; conjecture; surmise
To use words to express or communicate meaning
To give utterance to; express with the voice; speak or sing
To come suddenly into being, evidence, or general knowledge
To admit of being transported:
To communicate (news, etc.)
To lay bare or open by removing a covering
(Informal) To let (something secret) become known; divulge
(--- Archaic) To uncover
To form and develop (one's taste, etc.)
To give the light of fact and knowledge to; free from ignorance, prejudice, or superstition
To divide (a thing) into separate parts.
To determine the number or amount of; count:
To count; figure up; compute
To count; add
To give a verbal account of
To impart knowledge or skill to:
(Person, proper) In Swiss legend, a 14th-cent. hero in the fight for independence from Austria, forced to shoot an apple off his son's head with crossbow and arrow
To discriminate, or distinguish
mark as different
mark as different
To make evident; indicate; show
To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
(Intransitive) To remove a veil; to reveal one's self.
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