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new
     1. adj. Recently made, or created.
           This is a new scratch on my car!   The band just released a new album.
     3. adj. Additional; recently discovered.
           We turned up some new evidence from the old files.
     5. adj. Current or later, as opposed to former.
           My new car is much better than my previous one, even though it is older.   We had been in our new house for five years by then.
     7. adj. Used to distinguish something established more recently, named after something or some place previously existing.
           New Bond Street is an extension of Bond Street.
     9. adj. In original condition; pristine; not previously worn or used.
           Are you going to buy a new car or a second-hand one?
     11. adj. Refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed.
           That shirt is dirty. Go and put on a new one.   I feel like a new person after a good night's sleep.   After the accident, I saw the world with new eyes.
     13. adj. Newborn.
           My sister has a new baby, and our mother is excited to finally have a grandchild.
     15. adj. Of recent origin; having taken place recently.
           I can't see you for a while; the pain is still too new.   Did you see the new King Lear at the theatre?
     17. adj. Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known.
           The idea was new to me.   I need to meet new people.
     19. adj. Recently arrived or appeared.
           Have you met the new guy in town?   He is the new kid at school.
     21. adj. Inexperienced or unaccustomed at some task.
           Don't worry that you're new at this job; you'll get better with time.   I'm new at this business.
     23. adj. (of a period of time) Next; about to begin or recently begun.
           We expect to grow at 10% annually in the new decade.
     25. adj. (vegetables) The first of the season.
     26. adv. Newly (especially in composition).
           new-born, new-formed, new-found, new-mown
     28. adv. As new; from scratch.
           They are scraping the site clean to build new.
     30. n. Things that are new.
           Out with the old, in with the new.
     32. n. (Australia) A kind of light beer.
     33. n. See also news.
     34. v. (obsolete) To make new; to recreate; to renew.
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to
     1. part. (en-part)
     2. part. A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive.
           I want to leave.
           He asked me what to do.
           I don’t know how to say it.
           I have places to go and people to see.
     7. part. As above, with the verb implied.
           Did you visit the museum? I wanted to, but it was closed..
           If he hasn't read it yet, he ought to.
     10. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     13. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     15. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     18. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     21. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     23. prep. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
           similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
     25. prep. (obsolete,) As a.
           With God to friend (with God as a friend);   with The Devil to fiend (with the Devil as a foe);   lambs slaughtered to lake (lambs slaughtered as a sacrifice);   t
     27. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     30. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation.
           Three squared or three to the second power is nine.
           Three to the power of two is nine.
           Three to the second is nine.
     34. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     36. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     38. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     40. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     42. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     43. adv. (misspelling of too)
look
     1. v. (intransitive, often, with at) To try to see, to pay attention to with one’s eyes.
           Look at my new car!  Don’t look in the closet.
     3. v. To appear, to seem.
           It looks as if it’s going to rain soon.
     5. v. (copulative) To give an appearance of being.
           That painting looks nice.
     7. v. (intransitive, often, with for) To search for, to try to find.
     8. v. To face or present a view.
           The hotel looks over the valleys of the HinduKush.
     10. v. To expect or anticipate.
           I look to each hour for my lover’s arrival.
     12. v. To express or manifest by a look.
     13. v. (transitive, often, with to) To make sure of, to see to.
     14. v. (dated, sometimes, figurative) To show oneself in looking.
           Look out of the window i.e. lean out while I speak to you.
     16. v. (transitive, obsolete) To look at; to turn the eyes toward.
     17. v. (transitive, obsolete) To seek; to search for.
     18. v. (transitive, obsolete) To influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence.
           to look down opposition
     20. v. (baseball) To look at a pitch as a batter without swinging at it.
           The fastball caught him looking.
           Clem Labine struck Mays out looking at his last at bat.
           It's unusual for Mays to strike out looking. He usually takes a cut at it.
     24. interj. Pay attention.
           Look, I'm going to explain what to do, so you have to listen closely.
     26. interj. (synonyms, en, see, so, well, hey)
     27. n. The action of looking, an attempt to see.
           Let’s have a look under the hood of the car.
     29. n. (often plural) Physical appearance, visual impression.
           She got her mother’s looks.
           I don’t like the look of the new design.
     32. n. A facial expression.
           He gave me a dirty look.
           If looks could kill ...
over
     1. adj. Discontinued; ended or concluded.
           The show is over.
     3. adv. Thoroughly; completely; from beginning to end.
           Let's talk over the project at tomorrow's meeting.
           Let me think that over.
           I'm going to look over our department's expenses.
           Let's go over scene 3 from the top.
     8. adv. From an upright position to being horizontal.
           He tipped the bottle over, and the water came gushing out.
           That building just fell over!
           He bent over to touch his toes.
     12. adv. Horizontally; left to right or right to left.
           Slide the toilet-paper dispenser's door over when one roll is empty in order to reveal the other.
           I moved over to make room for him to sit down.
     15. adv. From one position or state to another.
           Please pass that over to me.
           He came over to our way of thinking on the new project.
           Come over and play!
           I'll bring over a pizza.
     20. adv. Overnight (throughout the night).
           We stayed over at Grandma's.
           Can I sleep over?
     23. adv. (US, usually with do) Again; another time; once more; over again.
           I lost my paper and I had to do the entire assignment over.
     25. adv. (procedure word, military) a procedure word meaning that a station is finished transmitting and is expecting a response.
           Bravo Six, this is Bravo Six Four. Stand by for ten mike report one dash three, over.
           Bravo Six Four, this is Bravo Six Actual. Send your traffic, over.
     28. n. (cricket) A set of six legal balls bowled.
     29. n. Any surplus amount of money, goods delivered, etc.
     30. prep. Physical positioning.
     31. prep.    On top of; above; higher than; further up.
             Hold the sign up over your head.   climb up the ladder and look over the roof
     33. prep.   * Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
     34. prep.   *: Over them gleamed far off the crimson banners of morning.
     35. prep.    Across or spanning.
             There is a bridge over the river.
     37. prep.   * 1918, Dora Sigerson Shorter, Sick I Am and Sorrowful
     38. prep.   *: If I saw the wild geese fly over the dark lakes of Kerry...
     39. prep.    In such a way as to cover.
             drape the fabric over the table;  there is a roof over the house
     41. prep.    From one physical position to another via an obstacle that must be traversed vertically, first upwards and then downwards.
             The dog jumped over the fence.
             I'll go over the fence first and then help you.
             Let's walk over the hill to get there.
     45. prep. By comparison.
     46. prep.    More than; to a greater degree.
             I prefer the purple over the pink.
     48. prep.    Beyond; past; exceeding; too much or too far.
             I think I’m over my limit for calories for today.
     50. prep.    (in certain collocations) As compared to.
             Sales are down this quarter over last.
     52. prep. (mathematics) Divided by.
           four over two equals two over one
     54. prep. (poker) (Separates the three of a kind from the pair in a full house.)
           6♠ = nines over sixes
     56. prep. Finished with; done with; from one state to another via a hindrance that must be solved or defeated; or via a third state that represents a significant difference from the first two.
           We got over the engineering problems and the prototype works great.
           I am over my cold and feel great again.
           I know the referee made a bad call, but you have to get over it your annoyance with the referee's decision.
           She is finally over the distress of losing her job.
           He is finally over his distress over the loss of the relationship with his ex-girlfriend.
     62. prep. While using, especially while consuming.
     63. prep. Concerning or regarding.
           The two boys had a fight over whose girlfriend was the best.
     65. prep. Above, implying superiority after a contest; in spite of; notwithstanding.
           We triumphed over difficulties.
           The bill was passed over the veto.
           It was a fine victory over their opponents.
     69. interj. In radio communications: end of sentence, ready to receive reply.
           How do you receive? Over!
     71. n. (rare, dialectal or obsolete) A shore, riverbank.
           The sea's over.
           Cassibola was ready at Dover, & renged (encamped) his men by the over. (Mannyng's Chronicle)
look over
     1. v. To give a brief visual inspection.
     2. v. To scan-read and check for errors.
again
     1. adv. (obsolete) Back in the reverse direction, or to an original starting point.
           Bring us word again.
     3. adv. Back (to a former place or state).
           We need to bring the old customs to life again.
           The South will rise again.
     6. adv. (obsolete) In return, as a reciprocal action; back.
     7. adv. Another time; once more.
     8. adv. Over and above a factor of one.
     9. adv. Used metalinguistically, with the repetition being in the discussion, or in the linguistic or pragmatic context of the discussion, rather than in the subject of discussion.
           Great, thanks again!
     11. adv.    Tell me again, say again; used in asking a question to which one may have already received an answer that one cannot remember.
             What's that called again?
     13. adv.    I ask again, I say again; used in repeating a question or statement.
             Again, I'm not criticizing, I just want to understand.
     15. adv.    Here too, here also, in this case as well; used in applying a previously made point to a new instance; sometimes preceded by here.
             Approach B is better than approach A in many respects, but again, there are difficulties in implementing it.
     17. adv.   * (RQ:BLwnds TLdgr, I, 0016)
     18. adv.   *: A great bargain also had been the excellent Axminster carpet which covered the floor; as, again, the arm-chair in which Bunting now sat forward, staring into the dull, small fire.
     19. adv. (obsolete) In any other place.
     20. adv. (obsolete) On the other hand.
     21. adv. Moreover; besides; further.
     22. prep. (obsolete or dialectal) Against.
something
     1. pron. An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.
           I must have forgotten to pack something, but I can't think what.
           I have something for you in my bag.
           I have a feeling something good is going to happen today.
     5. pron. (colloquial, of someone or something) A quality to a moderate degree.
           The performance was something of a disappointment.
           That child is something of a genius.
     8. pron. (colloquial, of a person) A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.
           She has a certain something.
     10. pron. (colloquial, often with really or quite) Somebody or something who is superlative in some way.
           He's really something! I've never heard such a great voice.
           She's quite something. I can't believe she would do such a mean thing.
     13. adj. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
     14. adv. (degree) Somewhat; to a degree.
           The baby looks something like his father.
     16. adv. (degree, colloquial) To a high degree.
     17. v. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
     18. n. An object whose nature is yet to be defined.
     19. n. An object whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g., from words of a song. Also used to refer to an object earlier indefinitely referred to as 'something' (pronoun sense).
previously
     1. adv. At an earlier time.
written
     1. adj. Of, relating, or characteristic of writing (i.e., of that which has been written).
     2. adj. Having been written.
           I can speak Japanese fairly well, but I have no understanding whatsoever of written Japanese.
     4. v. past participle of write
           Has your girlfriend written you a letter yet?
     write
          1. v. (ambitransitive) To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate.
                The pupil wrote his name on the paper.
                Your son has been writing on the wall.
          4. v. To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc.).
                My uncle writes newspaper articles for The Herald.
          6. v. To send written information to.
                (UK) Please write to me when you get there.
                (US) Please write me when you get there.
          9. v. To show (information, etc) in written form.
                The due day of the homework is written in the syllabus.
          11. v. (intransitive) To be an author.
                I write for a living.
          13. v. (computing, intransitive, with (m, en, to)) To record data mechanically or electronically.
                The computer writes to the disk faster than it reads from it.
          15. v. (transitive, South Africa, Canada, of an exam, a document, etc.) To fill in, to complete using words.
                I was very anxious to know my score after I wrote the test.
          17. v. To impress durably; to imprint; to engrave.
                truth written on the heart
          19. v. To make known by writing; to record; to prove by one's own written testimony; often used reflexively.
          20. n. (computing) The operation of storing data, as in memory or onto disk.
                How many writes per second can this hard disk handle?
or
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the inclusive or. The exclusive or is formed by either(...)or.
     2. conj. Logical union of two sets of values. There are two forms, an exclusive or and an inclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise; a consequence of the condition that the previous is false
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     6. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           the country Myanmar or Burma
     8. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     9. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
           1909, The metals are gold and silver, these being termed or and argent. — Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide to Heraldry
           1889, In engraving, Or is expressed by dots. — Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry
     12. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     13. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     14. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     15. prep. (now, archaic or dialect) Before; ere.
learned
     1. adj. Having much learning, knowledgeable, erudite; highly educated.
           My learned friend (a formal, courteous description of a lawyer)
     3. v. (US, and dialectal English) simple past tense and past participle of learn
     4. adj. Derived from experience; acquired by learning.
           Everyday behavior is an overlay of learned behavior over instinct.
especially
     1. adv. (manner) In a special manner; specially.
     2. adv. (focus) Particularly; to a greater extent than is normal.
     3. adv. (focus) Used to place greater emphasis upon someone or something.
           Invite them all, especially Molly.
in
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits
     2. prep.    Contained by.
             The dog is in the kennel.
     4. prep.    Within.
     5. prep.    Surrounded by.
             We are in the enemy camp.   Her plane is in the air.
     7. prep.    Part of; a member of.
             One in a million.
     9. prep.    Pertaining to (that particular thing).
             He has passed in English.
     11. prep.    At the end of a period of time.
             They said they would call us in a week.
     13. prep.    Within a certain elapsed time
             Are you able to finish this in three hours?   The massacre resulted in over 1000 deaths in three hours.
     15. prep.    During (said of periods of time).
             in the first week of December;  Easter falls in the fourth lunar month;   The country reached a high level of prosperity in his first term.
     17. prep.    (grammar, phonetics, of sounds and letters) Coming at the end of a word.
             English nouns in -ce form their plurals in -s.
     19. prep. Into.
           Less water gets in your boots this way.
     21. prep. used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance
           In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
     23. prep.    Indicating an order or arrangement.
             My fat rolls around in folds.
     25. prep.    Denoting a state of the subject.
             He stalked away in anger.   John is in a coma.
     27. prep.    Indicates, connotatively, a place-like form of someone's (or something's) personality, as his, her or its psychic and physical characteristics.
             You've got a friend in me.   He's met his match in her.
     29. prep.    Wearing (an item of clothing).
     30. prep.   : I glanced over at the pretty girl in the red dress.
     31. prep. used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality
     32. prep.    (of something offered or given in an exchange) In the form of, in the denomination of.
             Please pay me in cash — preferably in tens and twenties.
             The deposit can be in any legal tender, even in gold.
     35. prep.   : Her generosity was rewarded in the success of its recipients.
     36. prep.   * 2014, Carla Bethmann, Clean, Friendly, Profitable?: Tourism, page 114:
     37. prep.   *: (...) tourists sometimes attempt to pay in euros or British pounds.
     38. prep.    used to indicate medium, format, or genre
     39. prep.   Indicates a language, script, tone(,) etc. of a text, speech, etc.
             Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C minor is among his most popular.   His speech was in French, but was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
     41. prep.   Indicates a language, script, tone(,) etc. of writing, speaking, etc.
             When you write in cursive, it's illegible.   He spoke in French, but his speech was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
     43. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     44. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     45. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     47. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     49. adv. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
           He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
     51. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     53. adv. After the beginning of something.
     54. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     56. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     57. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     58. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     60. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     62. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     63. adj. (legal) With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin.
           in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband
     65. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     66. n. Inch.
preparation
     1. n. The act of preparing or getting ready.
     2. n. That which is prepared.
     3. n. A substance, especially a remedy, that is prepared.
           The traditional remedy is a bitter preparation made from steamed herbs.
     5. n. (music) Any of the objects placed between the strings of a prepared piano.
for
     1. conj. (now, uncommon) Because.
     2. prep. Towards.
           The astronauts headed for the moon.
     4. prep. Directed at, intended to belong to.
           I have something for you.
     6. prep. Supporting (opposite of against).
           All those for the motion raise your hands.
     8. prep. Because of.
           He wouldn't apologize; and just for that, she refused to help him.
           (UK usage) He looks better for having lost weight.
           She was the worse for drink.
     12. prep. Over a period of time.
           I've lived here for three years.
           They fought for days over a silly pencil.
     15. prep. Throughout an extent of space.
     16. prep. On behalf of.
           I will stand in for him.
     18. prep. Instead of, or in place of.
     19. prep. In order to obtain or acquire.
           I am aiming for completion by the end of business Thursday.
           He's going for his doctorate.
           Do you want to go for coffee?
           People all over Greece looked to Delphi for answers.
           Can you go to the store for some eggs?
           I'm saving up for a car.
           Don't wait for an answer.
           What did he ask you for?
     28. prep. In the direction of: marks a point one is going toward.
           Run for the hills!
           He was headed for the door when he remembered.
     31. prep. By the standards of, usually with the implication of those standards being lower than one might otherwise expect.
           Fair for its day.
           She's spry for an old lady.
     34. prep. Despite, in spite of.
     35. prep. Used to indicate the subject of a to-infinitive.
           For that to happen now is incredibly unlikely. (=It is incredibly unlikely that that will happen now.)
           All I want is for you to be happy. (=All I want is that you be happy.)
     38. prep. (chiefly US) Out of; used to indicate a fraction, a ratio
           In term of base hits, Jones was three for four on the day
     40. prep. (cricket) used as part of a score to indicate the number of wickets that have fallen
           At close of play, England were 305 for 3.
     42. prep. Indicating that in the character of or as being which anything is regarded or treated; to be, or as being.
     43. prep. Used to construe various verbs. See the entry for the phrasal verb.
     44. prep. (obsolete) Indicating that in prevention of which, or through fear of which, anything is done.
an
     1. art. Form, used before a vowel sound, of a
     2. art. (rare, nonstandard) Form of a used by a few speakers and writers before IPAchar, /h/, especially if weakly pronounced.
     3. conj. (archaic) If, so long as.
           An it harm none, do what ye will.
     5. conj. (archaic) as if; as though.
     6. n. The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri).
     7. prep. In each; to or for each; per.
           I was only going twenty miles an hour.
examination
     1. n. The act of examining.
     2. n. Particularly, an inspection by a medical professional to establish the extent and nature of any sickness or injury.
     3. n. A formal test involving answering written or oral questions under a time constraint and usually without access to textbooks.
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