Part of speech:
Possessing some quality, or having been subject to some operation (as substitution), in the second degree; as, a secondary salt, a secondary amine, etc. Compare primary.
To put into words; represent by language; state
Vital to the resolution of a crisis or the determination of an outcome:
Existing in fact; actual:
Full of force; powerful, vigorous, effective, cogent, etc.
The definition of important is having great significance or consequence.
Effective or potent:
Having or expressing a covert or nonverbal meaning; suggestive:
The definition of solid is something which is sturdy and substantial or an object that isn't hollow.
Secure or stable:
The definition of valid is something effective, legally binding or able to withstand objection.
Not effective; not producing the desired effect; ineffectual
Not important; insignificant or petty.
Causing one to feel sure or to believe or agree; persuading as by evidence; cogent
The definition of persuasive is someone or something with the power to convince.
Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate.
Serving to convince
Capable of being impressed.
Providing knowledge, as about a person's life, that was previously unknown or considered intimate:
Revealing or indicating that which is hidden or meant to be secret
Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
The notice given or received
The connections or dealings between or among persons in business or private affairs
To order (someone) authoritatively to do something, esp. by legal injunction
To instruct to do something; give an order to; command
State means to speak or say something.
To give confidence to; reassure.
To repeat or utter aloud (something memorized or rehearsed), often before an audience:
To narrate is to tell a story, or to tell what happened.
The definition of evidence is to show proof.
To become distinct or specialized; acquire a different character.
To divide (a thing) into separate parts.
To separate and classify
The definition of report is giving an account of something or repeating something you've heard.
To say or tell
To mention is defined as to talk about in passing.
Notify is defined as to tell, or to make known.
To make public; to several or communicate to the public; to tell (a secret) so that it may become generally known; to disclose; -- said of that which had been confided as a secret, or had been before unknown; as, to divulge a secret.
To deserve and get; require as due, proper, or becoming
To turn or point (a person or thing) toward an object or goal; aim; head
(Slang) To begin talking. Often used in the imperative:
2013 June 7, Gary Younge, “Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 18:
To talk idly; chatter; gossip
To betray is to be disloyal, to reveal secrets, or to reveal your location to an enemy.
The definition of indicate is to make reference to, to point towards or show something, or to make a brief statement acknowledging something.
Show is defined as to bring into view, teach, or display.
(Telephony) (of a call) To hang up.
To admit as being in accordance with fact, truth, or a claim; acknowledge:
To report the receipt of (something) to the sender or giver:
To relate is defined as to have a connection to or tell the story of.
To state or express positively; affirm:
To present in words; describe, state, or set forth
To inform or notify
Impart is defined as to make known, or to give a portion of something.
The definition of confess is to admit wrongdoings or to make something known.
To discuss something and get advice; consult (with a person)
To let (someone) know; give knowledge to; make (someone) aware; inform
To say positively or emphatically
Explain is defined as to make something clear or to account for something or tell why something happened.
To vent one's feelings or opinions:
To cause (someone) to be in a certain state or to do something by talking:
To fit together into a coherent whole; unify:
To confide (one's thoughts or feelings).
To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
To vote (illegally) more than once in the same election
To publish is defined as to announce or issue a written or printed work for public sale.
To announce officially; announce to be
To hang (a notice) in a conspicuous manner for general review.
To announce; proclaim
To perceive with the eyes; detect or distinguish:
To say or read aloud material to be recorded or written by another:
(Mathematics) To give rise to a geometrical structure.
To influence or determine the outcome of:
To give as a responsibility or put into another's care:
To chat is defined as to talk or have a friendly exchange.
(Mathematics) To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process.
To spread a report of; rumor
To reveal (secret matters), especially through indiscreet or unreserved talk.
To state seriously or positively; assert
To announce; proclaim:
To decide; resolve
To see the difference (between things); distinguish
To find out with certainty
To know thoroughly; grasp or perceive clearly and fully the nature, character, functioning, etc. of
To be acquainted with:
Tally is defined as to count or to record an amount.
To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
To limit or restrict in number:
Count is defined as to add up or calculate.
To load to capacity; fill:
To make clear to the intellect or conscience; to shed the light of truth and knowledge upon; to furnish with increase of knowledge; to instruct; as, to enlighten the mind or understanding.
To train or develop the knowledge, skill, mind, or character of, esp. by formal schooling or study; teach; instruct
To reveal oneself.
(Archaic) To reveal or expose.
Spill is to empty out on a surface, to overflow over the edge of a container, or to cause a liquid to overflow, or to reveal a secret, or to leave somewhere quickly as part of a big group.
To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
To impart or convey to others by heredity.
To cause to advance by stages of progress; to carry on with success through an ordeal, examination, or action; specifically, to give legal or official sanction to; to ratify; to enact; to approve as valid and just.
To act as a bearer:
To find the solution or key to; uncover the basic elements and arrangement of:
To put or keep out of sight; secrete; conceal
To fail to understand correctly; misinterpret
To estimate or conjecture correctly.
(Mathematics) To calculate with numbers:
To estimate is defined as to form an opinion or to guess something’s size, cost or value.
To refrain from granting, permitting, etc.; refuse
Reserve is defined as to save or secure, particularly for future use.
To keep oneself from doing something; hold back; refrain:
Easy to see or perceive; obvious
Serving to put an end to doubt, question, or uncertainty; decisive:
Without doubt or question; definite:
(Gram.) Limiting or specifying; referring to a specific or previously identified person, thing, etc.
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