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a
     1. n. The name of the Latin script letter A/a.
     2. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     4. art. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
           I've seen it happen a hundred times.
     6. art. One certain or particular; any single.
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     8. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     10. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope;
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     13. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     14. art. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
           The center of the village was becoming a Times Square.
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     18. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     20. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     22. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     23. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     25. prep. To do with status; In.
     26. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
     27. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
     28. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     29. v. (archaic or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     31. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and, Scotland dialects) He.
     32. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     33. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     35. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     36. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
female
     1. adj. Belonging to the sex which typically produces eggs (ova), or to the gender which is typically associated with it.
           female authors, the leading male and female artists, a female bird cooing at a male, intersex female patients, a trans female vlogger
     3. adj. Characteristic of this sex/gender. (Compare m, en, feminine), m, en, womanly.
           stereotypically female pastimes, an insect with typically female coloration
     5. adj. Tending to lead to or regulate the development of sexual characteristics typical of this sex.
           the female chromosome, estrogen, the primary female sex hormone, is produced by both females and males
     7. adj. (grammar, less common than 'feminine') Feminine; of the feminine grammatical gender.
     8. adj. (figuratively) Having an internal socket, as in a connector or pipe fitting.
     9. n. One of the female (feminine) sex or gender.
     10. n.    (sometimes offensive, see usage notes) A human member of the feminine sex or gender.
     11. n.   * 2004, Charles J. Epstein, Robert P. Erickson, Anthony Joseph Wynshaw-Boris, Inborn Errors of Development: The Molecular Basis of Clinical Disorders of Morphogenesis (Oxford University Pr
     12. n.   *: XY female patients with gonadal dysgenesis are sometimes referred to as “XY sex-reversed” patients or individuals with “XY sex reversal" (Simpson and Martin, 1981). Although widely
     13. n.    An animal of the sex that produces eggs.
     14. n.    (botany) A plant which produces only that kind of reproductive organ capable of developing into fruit after impregnation or fertilization; a pistillate plant.
deer
     1. n. A ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves of the family Cervidae, or one of several similar animals from related families of the order Artiodactyla.
     2. n. (in particular) One of the smaller animals of this family, distinguished from a moose or elk.
           I wrecked my car after a deer ran across the road.
     4. n. The meat of such an animal; venison.
           Oh, I've never had deer before.
     6. n. (obsolete, especially, in the phrase small deer) An animal, especially a quadrupedal mammal, as opposed to a bird, fish, etc.
also
     1. adv. (conjunctive, focus) In addition; besides; as well; further; too.
           They had porridge for breakfast, and also toast.
     3. adv. (obsolete) To the same degree or extent; so, as.
used
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of use
           You used me!
     3. v. (intransitive, as an auxiliary verb, now only in past tense) to perform habitually; to be accustomed to doing something
           He used to live here, but moved away last year.
     5. adj. That is or has or have been used.
           The ground was littered with used syringes left behind by drug abusers.
     7. adj. That has or have previously been owned by someone else.
           He bought a used car.
     9. adj. Familiar through use; usual; accustomed.
           I got used to this weather.
     use
          1. n. The act of using.
                the use of torture has been condemned by the United Nations;  there is no use for your invention
          3. n. (un, followed by of) Usefulness, benefit.
                What's the use of a law that nobody follows?
          5. n. A function; a purpose for which something may be employed.
                This tool has many uses.
          7. n. Occasion or need to employ; necessity.
                I have no further use for these textbooks.
          9. n. (obsolete, rare) Interest for lent money; premium paid for the use of something; usury.
          10. n. (archaic) Continued or repeated practice; usage; habit.
          11. n. (obsolete) Common occurrence; ordinary experience.
          12. n. (religion) The special form of ritual adopted for use in any diocese.
                the Sarum, or Canterbury, use; the Hereford use; the York use; the Roman use; etc.
          14. n. (forging) A slab of iron welded to the side of a forging, such as a shaft, near the end, and afterward drawn down, by hammering, so as to lengthen the forging.
          15. v. To utilize or employ.
          16. v.    To employ; to apply; to utilize.
                  Use this knife to slice the bread.
                  We can use this mathematical formula to solve the problem.
          19. v.    (transitive, often with up) To expend; to consume by employing.
                  I used the money they allotted me.
                  We should use up most of the fuel.
                  She used all the time allotted to complete the test.
          23. v.    To exploit.
                  You never cared about me; you just used me!
          25. v.    To consume (alcohol, drugs, etc), especially regularly.
          26. v.   : He uses cocaine. I have never used drugs.
          27. v.    (intransitive) To consume a previously specified substance, especially a drug to which one is addicted.
                  Richard began experimenting with cocaine last year; now he uses almost every day.
          29. v.    (transitive, with auxiliary could) To benefit from; to be able to employ or stand.
                  I could use a drink. My car could use a new coat of paint.
          31. v. To accustom; to habituate. (Now common only in participial form. Note: This usage uses the nounal pronunciation of the word rather than the typically verbal one.)
                soldiers who are used to hardships and danger still common
                to use the soldiers to hardships and danger now rare
          34. v.    (reflexive, obsolete, with to) To become accustomed, to accustom oneself.
          35. v.   * 1714, Bernard Mandeville, The Fable of the Bees, London: T. Ostell, 1806, Sixth Dialogue, p. 466
          36. v.   *: It is not without some difficulty, that a man born in society can form an idea of such savages, and their condition; and unless he has used himself to abstract thinking, he can hardly r
          37. v.   * 1742, Samuel Richardson, Pamela, London: S. Richardson, 4th edition, Volume 3, Letter 12, p. 53
          38. v.   *: So that reading constantly, and thus using yourself to write, and enjoying besides the Benefit of a good Memory, every thing you heard or read, became your own (...)
          39. v.   * 1769, John Leland, Discourses on Various Subjects, London: W. Johnston and J. Dodsley, Volume 1, Discourse 16, p. 311
          40. v.   *: (...) we must be constant and faithful to our Words and Promises, and use ourselves to be so even in smaller Matters ...
          41. v. 3* 1876, George Eliot, Daniel Deronda, Book 3, Chapter 24
          42. v.   *: The family troubles, she thought, were easier for every one than for her—even for poor dear mamma, because she had always used herself to not enjoying.
          43. v. (intransitive, now, rare, literary) To habitually do; to be wont to do.
          44. v. (intransitive, now, rare, literary) To habitually employ; to be wont to employ.
          45. v. (intransitive, past tense with infinitive) To habitually do. See used to.
                I used to get things done.
          47. v. (dated) To behave toward; to act with regard to; to treat.
                to use an animal cruelly
          49. v. (reflexive, obsolete) To behave, act, comport oneself.
          50. v. =====Notes=====
          51. v. Some senses use a differing pronunciation of use from other senses: /juːs/ rather than /juːz/. Though the change from /z/ to /s/ is more often applicable to past participles and the simple past tense
of
     1. prep. Expressing direction.
     2. prep.    (now, obsolete or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), off.
     3. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 15.10, 2, XIII, x):
     4. prep.   *: Sir said Galahad by this shelde ben many merueils fallen / Sir sayd the knyght hit befelle after the passion of our lord Ihesu Crist xxxij yere that Ioseph of Armathye the gentyl knyght
     5. prep.   * (RQ:RBrtn AntmyMlncly), II.5.3.ii:
     6. prep.   *: Against headache, vertigo, vapours which ascend forth of the stomach to molest the head, read Hercules de Saxonia and others.
     7. prep.    (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     8. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Mark IX:
     9. prep.   *: And he axed his father: howe longe is it agoo, sens this hath happened hym? And he sayde, of a chylde.
     10. prep.   * 1616, William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, IV.4:
     11. prep.   *: one that I brought vp of a puppy(...)I was sent to deliuer him, as a present to Mistris Siluia, from my Master.
     12. prep.   * 2010 July 29, Simon Tisdall, The Guardian:
     13. prep.   *: Obama has been obliged to make nice of late in hope of rescuing the moribund two-state process and preventing resumed West Bank settlement building.
     14. prep.    From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
     15. prep.   * 1932 September 30, Time:
     16. prep.   *: Though Washington does not offically recognize Moscow, the Hoover Administration permits a Soviet Russian Information Bureau to flourish in a modest red brick house on Massachusetts Ave
     17. prep.   * 2010 November 7, The Guardian:
     18. prep.   *: There are now upwards of 1.4 million 99ers in America facing a life with no benefits and few prospects for finding a job in a market in which companies are still not hiring.
     19. prep.    (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
     20. prep.   * 1940 June 17, Little Bull Booed, Time:
     21. prep.   *: Fellow Democrats, he began, I left Washington at a quarter of two this morning(nb...)..
     22. prep.   * 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin, 2006, page 194:
     23. prep.   *: Quarter of seven. Fifteen minutes to go.
     24. prep. Expressing separation.
     25. prep.    Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.
     26. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 15.18, 2, XIII, xviij):
     27. prep.   *: And ther with on his handes and on his knees he wente soo nyghe that he touched the holy vessel / and kyste hit / and anone he was hole / and thenne he sayd lord god I thanke the / for
     28. prep.   * (RQ:Flr Mntgn Essays), II.1:
     29. prep.   *: Antigonus took upon him to favour a souldier of his by reason of his vertue and valour, to have great care of him, and see whether they could recover him of a lingering and inward disea
     30. prep.   * 1816 February 20, Jane Austen, Letter:
     31. prep.   *: I am almost entirely cured of my rheumatism—just a little pain in my knee now and then, to make me remember what it was, and keep on flannel.
     32. prep.   * 1951, Time, 3 September:
     33. prep.   *: In Houston, ten minutes after the Lindquist Finance Corp. was robbed of $447, Office Manager Howard Willson got a phone call from the thief who complained: You didn't have enough money
     34. prep.    Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.
     35. prep.   * 1731 August 28, Jonathan Swift, Letter:
     36. prep.   *: But schemes are perfectly accidental: some will appear barren of hints and matter, but prove to be fruitful(nb...).
     37. prep.   * 2010 October 31, Stuart James, The Guardian:
     38. prep.   *: Yet for long spells Villa looked laboured and devoid of ideas.
     39. prep.    (obsolete) Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.
     40. prep.   * 1822, Jacob Bailey Moore, New Hampshire, volume 1, page 5:
     41. prep.   *: He was kindly treated by the people at Saco, and recovered of his wounds.
     42. prep. Expressing origin.
     43. prep.    Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.
     44. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts II:
     45. prep.   *: They wondred all, and marveylled sayinge amonge themselves: Loke, are not all these which speake off galile? And howe heare we every man his awne tongue wherein we were boren?
     46. prep.   * 1954, The Rotarian, volume 85:6:
     47. prep.   *: My father was born of a family of weavers in Manchester, England.
     48. prep.   * 2010, The Cost of Repair, The Economist:
     49. prep.   *: Nothing may come of these ideas, yet their potential should not be dismissed.
     50. prep.    Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of.
     51. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 12.19, 2, X, xix):
     52. prep.   *: Faire knyght said Palomydes me semeth we haue assayed eyther other passyng sore / and yf hit may please the / I requyre the of thy knyghthode telle me thy name / Sir said the knyȝt to P
     53. prep.   * 1803, John Smalley, Sermons:
     54. prep.   *: Undoubtedly it is to be understood, that inflicting deserved punishment on all evil doers, of right, belongs to God.
     55. prep.   * 2008 December 3, Rowenna Davis, The Guardian:
     56. prep.   *: The woman who danced for me said she was there of her own free will, but when I pushed a bit further, I discovered that she owed a man a lot of money, and had to pay it back quickly.
     57. prep.    Following an intransitive verb: indicating the source or cause of the verb.
     58. prep.   * 2006, Joyce Carol Oates, The Female of the Species:
     59. prep.   *: He smelled of beer and cigarette smoke and his own body.
     60. prep.   * 2010 October 5, Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, The Guardian:
     61. prep.   *: Two men, one from Somalia and one from Zimbabwe, died of terminal illnesses shortly after their incarceration ended.
     62. prep.    Following an adjective, indicating the subject or cause of the adjective.
     63. prep.   * 2010 September 23, Bagehot, The Economist:
     64. prep.   *: Lib Dems were appalled by Mr Boles’s offer, however kindly meant: the party is so frightened of losing its independence under Mr Clegg that such a pact would “kill” him, says a senior m
     65. prep.   * 2015, Vincent J. M. DiMaio, Gunshot Wounds:
     66. prep.   *: Thus, one finds individuals dead of a gunshot wound with potentially lethal levels of drugs.
     67. prep. Expressing agency.
     68. prep.    Following a passive verb to indicate the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with (m, en, by)).
     69. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts IX:
     70. prep.   *: After a good while, the iewes toke cousell amonge themselves to kyll him. But their layinges awayte wer knowen of Saul.
     71. prep.   * (RQ:Flr Mntgn Essays), II.1:
     72. prep.   *: she might appeare to be the lively patterne of another Lucrece, yet know I certainly that, both before that time and afterward, she had beene enjoyed of others upon easier composition.
     73. prep.   * 1995, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, :
     74. prep.   *: The family is ordained of God.
     75. prep.   * 2008 March 27, Selling rhythm to the world, The Economist:
     76. prep.   *: Colombia and Venezuela share an elegantly restrained style, with much back-stepping, smaller hand-movements and little use of the elaborate, arm-tangling moves beloved of Cuban dancers.
     77. prep.    Used to introduce the subjective genitive; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase.
     78. prep.   * 1994, Paul Coates, Film at the Intersection of High and Mass Culture, page 136:
     79. prep.   *: In Blood and Sand, meanwhile, Valentino repeatedly solicits the attention of women who have turned away from him.
     80. prep.   * 2009 December 28, Head to head, The Economist:
     81. prep.   *: Somehow Croatia has escaped the opprobrium of the likes of the German Christian Democrats and others that are against any rapid enlargement of the European Union to the include rest of
     82. prep.    Following an adjective, used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.
     83. prep.   * 1815, Jane Austen, Emma:
     84. prep.   *: When this was over, Mr. Woodhouse gratefully observed,—It is very kind of you, Mr. Knightley, to come out at this late hour to call upon us..
     85. prep.   * 2007 January 10, Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian:
     86. prep.   *: Morrissey's spokesperson says he is considering the offer. It would perhaps be rude of him to decline.
     87. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     88. prep.    After a verb expressing construction, making etc., used to indicate the material or substance used.
     89. prep.   * 1846, Herman Melville, Typee:
     90. prep.   *: The mallet is made of a hard heavy wood resembling ebony, is about twelve inches in length, and perhaps two in breadth, with a rounded handle at one end(nb...).
     91. prep.    Directly following a noun, used to indicate the material from which it is made.
     92. prep.   * 2010 January 23, Simon Mawer, The Guardian:
     93. prep.   *: Perhaps symbolically, Van Doesburg was building a house of straw: he died within a few months of completion, not in Meudon but in Davos, of a heart attack following a bout of asthma.
     94. prep.    Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.
     95. prep.   * 1853, William Makepeace Thackeray, Barry Lyndon:
     96. prep.   *: His papers at this period contain a mass of very unedifying and uninteresting documents(nb...).
     97. prep.   * 2010 October 31, Polly Vernon, The Guardian:
     98. prep.   *: I'd expected to be confronted by oodles of barely suppressed tension and leather-clad, pouty-mouthed, large-haired sexiness; the visual shorthand of rock gods in general, and Jon Bon Jo
     99. prep.    Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.
     100. prep.   * 1719, Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe:
similar
     1. adj. Having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable.
     2. adj. (mathematics) Of geometrical figures including triangles, squares, ellipses, arcs and more complex figures, having the same shape but possibly different size, rotational orientation, and position; in
     3. n. That which is similar to, or resembles, something else, as in quality, form, etc.
     4. n. (homeopathy) A material that produces an effect that resembles the symptoms of a particular disease.
animals
     1. n. plural of animal
     animal
          1. n. In scientific usage, a multicellular organism that is usually mobile, whose cells are not encased in a rigid cell wall (distinguishing it from plants and fungi) and which derives energy solely from th
                A cat is an animal, not a plant. Humans are also animals, under the scientific definition, as we are not plants.
          3. n. In non-scientific usage, any member of the kingdom Animalia other than a human.
          4. n. In non-scientific usage, any land-living vertebrate (i.e. not fishes, insects, etc.).
          5. n. (figuratively) A person who behaves wildly; a bestial, brutal, brutish, cruel, or inhuman person.
                My students are animals.
          7. n. (informal) A person of a particular type.
                He's a political animal.
          9. n. Matter, thing.
                a whole different animal
          11. adj. Of or relating to animals.
                animal instincts
          13. adj. Raw, base, unhindered by social codes.
                animal passions
          15. adj. Pertaining to the spirit or soul; relating to sensation or innervation.
          16. adj. (slang) Excellent.
such
     1. det. (demonstrative) Like this, that, these, those; used to make a comparison with something implied by context.
           I’ve never seen such clouds in the sky before.  nowrap - Such is life.
     3. det. (particularly used in formal documents) Any.
           the above address or at such other address as may notify
     5. det. Used as an intensifier; roughly equivalent to very much of.
           The party was such a bore.
     7. det. (obsolete) A certain; representing the object as already particularized in terms which are not mentioned.
     8. pron. A person, a thing, people(,) or things like the one or ones already mentioned.
     9. n. (philosophy) Something being indicated that is similar to something else.
as
     1. adv. To such an extent or degree.
           You’re not as tall as I am.
           It's not as well made, but it's twice as expensive.
     4. adv. In the manner or role specified.
           The kidnappers released him as agreed.
           The parties were seen as agreeing on a range of issues.
           He was never seen as the boss, but rather as a friend.
     8. adv. (dated) For example (compare such as).
     9. conj. In the same way that; according to what.
           As you wish, my lord!
           as in . . .
     12. conj. At the same instant that; when.
           As I came in, she flew.
     14. conj. At the same time that; while.
           He sleeps as the rain falls.
     16. conj. Varying through time in the same proportion that.
           As my fear grew, so did my legs become heavy.
     18. conj. Being that, considering that, because, since.
           As it’s too late, I quit.
     20. conj. Introducing a basis of comparison, after as, so, or a comparison of equality.
           She's twice as strong as I was two years ago.
           It's not so complicated as I expected.
     23. conj. (dated) Introducing a comparison with a hypothetical state (+ subjunctive); ‘as though’, ‘as if’.
     24. conj. Introducing a comparison with a hypothetical state with the verb elided; as if, as though.
     25. conj. (now, England, US, regional) Functioning as a relative conjunction; that.
     26. conj. Expressing concession; though.
     27. conj. (obsolete, rare) Than.
     28. prep. Introducing a basis of comparison, with an object in the objective case.
           You are not as tall as me.
           They're big as houses.
     31. prep. In the role of.
           What is your opinion as a parent?
     33. n. (unit of weight) A libra.
     34. n. Any of several coins of Rome, coined in bronze or later copper; or the equivalent value.
     35. n. plural of a
such as
     1. prep. For example.
           Waterbirds, such as the duck or the gull, are common in the area.
     3. prep. Like, of the kind mentioned.
           I was never in a country such as that.
     5. prep. (idiomatic, formal) Those who.
           Such as have already done their work may leave.
antelope
     1. n. Any of several African mammals of the family Bovidae distinguished by hollow horns, which, unlike deer, they do not shed.
     2. n. (US) The pronghorn, Antilocapra americana.
less
     1. adv. To a smaller extent.
     2. adv. In lower degree.
           This is a less bad solution than I thought possible.
     4. adj. (now archaic except with numbers) (en-comparative of little); smaller.
     5. adj. A smaller amount (of); not as much.
           I have less than you have.  I have less tea than coffee.
     7. adj. (proscribed) A smaller number of; fewer.
     8. prep. Minus; not including
           It should then tax all of that as personal income, less the proportion of the car's annual mileage demonstrably clocked up on company business.
     10. v. (obsolete) To make less; to lessen.
     11. conj. (obsolete) unless
commonly
     1. adv. as a rule; frequently; usually
     2. adv. (obsolete) in common; familiarly
goat
     1. n. A mammal, Capra aegagrus hircus, and similar species of the genus Capra.
     2. n. (slang) A lecherous man.
     3. n. (informal) A scapegoat.
     4. n. (slang) A Pontiac GTO car.
     5. v. To allow goats to feed on.
     6. v. To scapegoat.
as
     1. adv. To such an extent or degree.
           You’re not as tall as I am.
           It's not as well made, but it's twice as expensive.
     4. adv. In the manner or role specified.
           The kidnappers released him as agreed.
           The parties were seen as agreeing on a range of issues.
           He was never seen as the boss, but rather as a friend.
     8. adv. (dated) For example (compare such as).
     9. conj. In the same way that; according to what.
           As you wish, my lord!
           as in . . .
     12. conj. At the same instant that; when.
           As I came in, she flew.
     14. conj. At the same time that; while.
           He sleeps as the rain falls.
     16. conj. Varying through time in the same proportion that.
           As my fear grew, so did my legs become heavy.
     18. conj. Being that, considering that, because, since.
           As it’s too late, I quit.
     20. conj. Introducing a basis of comparison, after as, so, or a comparison of equality.
           She's twice as strong as I was two years ago.
           It's not so complicated as I expected.
     23. conj. (dated) Introducing a comparison with a hypothetical state (+ subjunctive); ‘as though’, ‘as if’.
     24. conj. Introducing a comparison with a hypothetical state with the verb elided; as if, as though.
     25. conj. (now, England, US, regional) Functioning as a relative conjunction; that.
     26. conj. Expressing concession; though.
     27. conj. (obsolete, rare) Than.
     28. prep. Introducing a basis of comparison, with an object in the objective case.
           You are not as tall as me.
           They're big as houses.
     31. prep. In the role of.
           What is your opinion as a parent?
     33. n. (unit of weight) A libra.
     34. n. Any of several coins of Rome, coined in bronze or later copper; or the equivalent value.
     35. n. plural of a
nanny
     1. n. A child's nurse.
     2. n. (colloquial) A grandmother.
     3. n. A female goat.
     4. v. (intransitive, transitive) To serve as a nanny.
     5. v. (transitive, pejorative) To treat like a nanny's charges; to coddle.
is
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of be
           He is a doctor. He retired some time ago.
           Should he do the task, it is vital that you follow him.
     4. n. plural of i
           remember to dot your is
     be
          1. v. (intransitive, now, literary) To exist; to have real existence.
          2. v. (with (m, en, there), or dialectally m, en, it), as glossary, dummy pronoun, dummy subject To exist.
                There is just one woman in town who can help us. (or, dialectally:) It is just one woman in town who can help us.
          4. v. (intransitive) To occupy a place.
                The cup is on the table.
          6. v. (intransitive) To occur, to take place.
                When will the meeting be?
          8. v. (intransitive, in perfect tenses, without predicate) elliptical form of be here, go to and return from or similar.
                The postman has been today, but my tickets have still not yet come.
                I have been to Spain many times.
                Moscow, huh? I've never been, but it sounds fascinating.
          12. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject and object are the same.
                Knowledge is bliss.
                Hi, I’m Jim.
          15. v. (transitive, copulative, mathematics) Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.
                3 times 5 is fifteen.
          17. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal.
                François Mitterrand was president of France from 1981 to 1995.
          19. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it.
                The sky is blue.
          21. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase.
                The sky is a deep blue today.
          23. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the passive voice.
                The dog was drowned by the boy.
          25. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the continuous forms of various tenses.
                The woman is walking.
                I shall be writing to you soon.
                We liked to chat while we were eating.
          29. v. (archaic, auxiliary) Used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs, most of which indicate motion. Often still used for to go.
          30. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form future tenses, especially the future periphrastic.
                I am to leave tomorrow.
                I would drive you, were I to obtain a car.
          33. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to link a subject to a measurement.
                This building is three hundred years old.
                I am 75 kilograms.
                He’s about 6 feet tall.
          37. v. (transitive, copulative, with a cardinal numeral) Used to state the age of a subject in years.
                I’m 20. (= I am 20 years old.)
          39. v. (with a (glossary, dummy pronoun, dummy subject) m, en, it) Used to indicate the time of day.
                It is almost eight. (= It is almost eight o’clock.)
                It’s 8:30 read eight-thirty in Tokyo.
                What time is it there? It’s night.
          43. v. (With (m, en, since)) Used to indicate passage of time since the occurrence of an event.
                It has been three years since my grandmother died. (similar to My grandmother died three years ago, but emphasizes the intervening period)
                It had been six days since his departure, when I received a letter from him.
          46. v. (often, impersonal, with (m, en, it) as a glossary, dummy pronoun, dummy subject) Used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like.
                It is hot in Arizona, but it is not usually humid.
                Why is it so dark in here?
          49. v. (dynamic/lexical be, especially in progressive tenses, conjugated non-suppletively in the present tense, see usage notes) To exist or behave in a certain way.
                What do we do? We be ourselves..
                Why is he being nice to me?
          52. v. (AAVE, Caribbean, auxiliary, not conjugated) To tend to do, often do; marks the habitual aspect.
also
     1. adv. (conjunctive, focus) In addition; besides; as well; further; too.
           They had porridge for breakfast, and also toast.
     3. adv. (obsolete) To the same degree or extent; so, as.
used
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of use
           You used me!
     3. v. (intransitive, as an auxiliary verb, now only in past tense) to perform habitually; to be accustomed to doing something
           He used to live here, but moved away last year.
     5. adj. That is or has or have been used.
           The ground was littered with used syringes left behind by drug abusers.
     7. adj. That has or have previously been owned by someone else.
           He bought a used car.
     9. adj. Familiar through use; usual; accustomed.
           I got used to this weather.
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