An agreement or compact between two or more sovereign nations for the benefit of those nations. In the case of the United States, that agreement must address external interests of the country, as distinguished from those of a purely internal kind. The president of the United States has the sole power to make treaties with the advice and consent of the Senate. Individual states are prohibited from making treaties, and once a treaty is ratified by the Senate, it becomes binding on all of the states under the supremacy clause. See also treaty clause.
(Gram.) Correspondence, as between subject and verb, in number, person, etc.
The cost at which something is obtained:
The definition of damage is injury or harm to a person or thing that reduces health, value or usefulness.
(Archit.) The projecting base or enlarged foundation put under a column, wall, etc. to spread its weight and prevent settling
(Archaic) To use words, as in discussion; to argue; to dispute.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To extend over a given period of time:
State means to speak or say something.
(Australian) To rest for a time from an activity.
To extend across in space or time:
Phrase is defined as to express in words.
To specify or fix:
To confine or restrict with a limit:
To classify as; call or describe, specif. in a way that stereotypes
To entitle is defined as to give someone legal rights, a legal claim or official permission.
To name the boundaries of (a state, etc.)
To give a title to; designate by a specified name, or title; entitle
To call or name; designate:
To give a Christian name to a person; christen.
To apply a descriptive name to; call by an epithet
To describe or portray the particular qualities, features, or traits of
(Chiefly Brit.) Either end of a transportation line, or a station or town located there; terminal
Terminology is the language used to describe a specific thing, or the language used within a specific field.
(Astron.) The period of time in which the moon makes about one fourth of its revolution around the earth
The definition of a phase is a distinct period of time in something's development.
A period of time:
An orderly list for a given time; a calendar.
A part of a meal served as a unit at one time:
A heading or title, as of an article
An article is defined as a word which is used as an adjective.
Position relative to that of others; standing:
The interval of time between one's birth and the present:
A duration of time.
The act, fact, manner, or condition of holding something in one's possession, as real estate or an office; occupation.
A set of names or terms.
The number of years required to receive the present value of future payments, both of interest and principle, of a bond, often used as an indicator of a bond's price volatility resulting from changes in interest rates.
The term or duration of time that is taken by such a series of meetings.
(Informal) A person's name or nickname
(Linguistics) The word determining the grammatical category of a constituent, often establishing relations of concord or agreement (such as subject-verb agreement) with other constituents.
A distinguishing name or title.
A name, title, or designation.
A name; esp., the name of a class of things
The information indicated by a measuring instrument.
A word, phrase, or expression
A particular word or phrase:
Secure placement of the feet in standing or moving.
A division of geologic time that is longer than an epoch and shorter than an era.
The period of time during which an individual is alive.
Continuance of being; life; living
The struggle or contest occurring on a certain day or in a certain period of time
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