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To get a firm hold with (the hands or feet)
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  1. To get a firm hold with (the hands or feet)
  2. To furnish with a brace.
  3. (Naut.) To move (a yard) by means of a brace
To support or reinforce with a buttress
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  1. To support or reinforce with a buttress
  2. To support something physically with, or as if with, a prop or buttress.
  3. To prop up; bolster
To sustain or bolster
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  1. To sustain or bolster
  2. To support, hold up, or hold in place with or as with a prop
  3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
To cause to undergo the religious ceremony of confirmation
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  1. To cause to undergo the religious ceremony of confirmation
  2. To prove the truth, validity, or authenticity of; verify
  3. To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
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  1. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
  2. To provide for the support of; specif., to provide sustenance or nourishment for
  3. To confirm; corroborate
To increase; raise:
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  1. To increase; raise:
  2. To raise by or as by a push from behind or below; push up
  3. To raise or lift by pushing up from below.
To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
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  1. To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
  2. To raise the spirits of; elate; exhilarate
  3. To lift up; raise
To give out or utter with effort or pain:
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  1. To give out or utter with effort or pain:
  2. To raise or lift, esp. with effort
  3. (Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
To raise or haul up, often with the help of a mechanical apparatus.
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  1. To raise or haul up, often with the help of a mechanical apparatus.
  2. To raise to one's mouth in order to drink:
  3. To raise aloft; lift or pull up, esp. by means of a cable, pulley, crane, etc.
To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
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  1. To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
  2. To reduce the sagging of (the face, breasts, etc.) by means of cosmetic surgery
  3. To bring up to a higher position; raise
To voice; utter:
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  1. To voice; utter:
  2. To stir up; instigate:
  3. To bring about; provoke:
To build; erect.
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  1. To build; erect.
  2. To bring up by educating, nurturing, training, etc.; raise
  3. (Archaic) To lift upright; raise.
To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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  1. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  2. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
  3. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
To raise to a higher moral, social, or cultural level or condition
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  1. To raise to a higher moral, social, or cultural level or condition
  2. To lift up, or elevate
  3. To raise; elevate.
To raise or lift up; elevate.
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  1. To raise or lift up; elevate.
To bring up; rear
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  1. To bring up; rear
  2. To lift up
  3. To raise or lift up.
To buoy up or hearten:
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  1. To buoy up or hearten:
  2. To support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion.
  3. To prop up as with a bolster; support, strengthen, or reinforce
To hearten or inspire; uplift:
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  1. To hearten or inspire; uplift:
  2. To maintain at a high level; support:
  3. To mark or provide with a buoy
To sustain or bolster
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  1. To sustain or bolster
  2. To support, hold up, or hold in place with or as with a prop
  3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
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  1. To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
  2. To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
  3. To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.
To support from or as from below; carry the weight or burden of
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  1. To support from or as from below; carry the weight or burden of
  2. To provide for the support of; specif., to provide sustenance or nourishment for
  3. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
To give, offer, or supply
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  1. To give, offer, or supply
  2. To carry over or hold (a sentiment)
  3. To support or hold up; sustain
To gain support or victory for (a cause, point, etc.)
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  1. To gain support or victory for (a cause, point, etc.)
  2. To hold or support while moving; bear:
  3. To hold or support while moving
To carry on (a meeting, conversation, etc.)
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  1. To carry on (a meeting, conversation, etc.)
  2. To carry or support (the body or a bodily part) in a certain position:
  3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
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  1. To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
  2. To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.
  3. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To act as an advocate:
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  1. To act as an advocate:
  2. One who actively assists, defends, pleads, prosecutes, speaks, writes, or otherwise supports the cause of another. One who actively assists, defends, pleads, prosecutes, speaks, writes, or otherwise supports the cause of another. A lawyer. To speak, write, or otherwise support a cause by argument.
  3. To speak or write in support of; be in favor of
To have the back in a certain place or direction
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  1. To have the back in a certain place or direction
  2. In reply or return:
  3. To sign on the back; endorse
To fight for, defend, or support as a champion:
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  1. To fight for, defend, or support as a champion:
  2. (Obs.) To challenge to a fight
  3. To fight for; defend; support
To write one's signature on the back of (an instrument) to transfer the rights available under that instrument to another party.
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  1. To write one's signature on the back of (an instrument) to transfer the rights available under that instrument to another party.
  2. To sign (one's name) as payee on the back of (a check, money order, etc.)
  3. To write on the back of (a document)
To suggest favorably as suited for some use, function, position, etc.
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  1. To suggest favorably as suited for some use, function, position, etc.
  2. To praise or commend to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse:
  3. To give advice or counsel:
To choose to take the same point of view as (someone).
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  1. To choose to take the same point of view as (someone).
Used other than as an idiom: see stand,"Ž behind.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see stand,"Ž behind.
  2. (Idiomatic) To support; express one's support
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.
  2. (Idiomatic) To remain loyal or faithful to.
  3. To do nothing. To be inactive in a situation.
To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
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  1. To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
  2. To give courage, faith, or confidence to; help or comfort
  3. To back a cause, party etc. mentally or with concrete aid.
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