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     1. pron. (object pronoun) The people spoken, or written to, as an object.
     2. pron. (reflexive, now, US colloquial) (To) yourselves, (to) yourself.
     3. pron. (object pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as an object. (Replacing (m, en, thee); originally as a mark of respect.)
     4. pron. (subject pronoun) The people spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Replacing (m, en, ye).)
           Both of you should get ready now.
           You are all supposed to do as I tell you.
     7. pron. (subject pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Originally as a mark of respect.)
     8. pron. (indefinite personal pronoun) Anyone, one; an unspecified individual or group of individuals (as subject or object).
     9. det. The individual or group spoken or written to.
           Have you gentlemen come to see the lady who fell backwards off a bus?
     11. det. Used before epithets for emphasis.
           You idiot!
     13. v. To address (a person) using the pronoun you, rather than thou, especially historically when you was more formal.
     1. v. Cannot (negative auxiliary); is unable to; does not have the ability to.
           I can’t quite get it to work.
     3. v. Is forbidden to; is not permitted to.
           You can’t enter the hall without a ticket.
     5. v. Often with be: is logically impossible.
           The butler can’t be the murderer because he was in London that evening.
          1. v. (modal auxiliary verb, defective) To know how to; to be able to.
                She can speak English, French, and German.   I can play football.   Can you remember your fifth birthday?
          3. v. (modal auxiliary verb, defective, informal) May; to be permitted or enabled to.
                You can go outside and play when you're finished with your homework.   Can I use your pen?
          5. v. (modal auxiliary verb, defective) To be possible, usually with be.
                Can it be Friday already?
          7. v. (obsolete, transitive) To know.
          8. n. a can (3)
          9. n. A more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids, usually of steel or aluminium, but sometimes of plastic, and with a carrying handle over the top.
          10. n. A container used to carry and dispense water for plants (a watering can).
          11. n. A tin-plate canister, often cylindrical, for preserved foods such as fruit, meat, or fish.
          12. n. (archaic) A chamber pot, now (US, slang) a toilet or lavatory.
                Shit or get off the can.
                Bob's in the can. You can wait a few minutes or just leave it with me.
          15. n. (US, slang) Buttocks.
          16. n. (slang) Jail or prison.
                Bob's in the can. He won't be back for a few years.
          18. n. (slang) Headphones.
          19. n. (archaic) A drinking cup.
          20. n. (nautical) A cube-shaped buoy or marker used to denote a port-side lateral mark
          21. v. To preserve, by heating and sealing in a can or jar.
                They spent August canning fruit and vegetables.
          23. v. to discard, scrap or terminate (an idea, project, etc.).
                He canned the whole project because he thought it would fail.
          25. v. To shut up.
                Can your gob.
          27. v. (US, euphemistic) To fire or dismiss an employee.
                The boss canned him for speaking out.
          1. adv. Negates the meaning of the modified verb.
                Did you take out the trash? No, I did not.
                Not knowing any better, I went ahead.
          4. adv. To no degree
                That is not red; it's orange.
          6. conj. And not.
                I wanted a plate of shrimp, not a bucket of chicken.
                He painted the car blue and black, not solid purple.
          9. interj. (slang) Used to indicate that the previous phrase was meant sarcastically or ironically.
                I really like hanging out with my little brother watching Barney... not!
                Sure, you're perfect the way you are... not!
          12. n. Unary logical function NOT, true if input is false, or a gate implementing that negation function.
                You need a not there to conform with the negative logic of the memory chip.
          14. contraction. (obsolete) Contraction of ne wot, wot not; know not; knows not.
     1. adj. Lying flat, face-down.
     2. adj. Emotionally devastated.
     3. adj. Physically incapacitated from environmental exposure or debilitating disease.
           He was prostrate from the extreme heat.
     5. adj. (botany) Trailing on the ground; procumbent.
     6. v. (often reflexive) To lie flat or facedown.
     7. v. To throw oneself down in submission (also figurative).
     8. v. To cause to lie down, to flatten; (figuratively) to overcome or overpower.
     1. pron. (reflexive) Your own self (singular).
           Be careful with that fire or you'll burn yourself.
     3. pron. You (singular); used emphatically, especially to indicate exclusiveness of the referent's participation in the predicate, i.e., that no one else is involved.
           You yourself know that what you wrote was wrong.
           After a good night's sleep you'll feel like yourself again.
     1. prep. Earlier than (in time).
           I want this done before Monday.
     3. prep. In front of in space.
           He stood before me.
           We sat before the fire to warm ourselves.
     6. prep. In the presence of.
           He performed before the troops in North Africa.
           He spoke before a joint session of Congress.
     9. prep. Under consideration, judgment, authority of (someone).
           The case laid before the panel aroused nothing but ridicule.
     11. prep. In store for, in the future of (someone).
     12. prep. In front of, according to a formal system of ordering items.
           In alphabetical order, cat comes before dog, canine before feline.
     14. prep. At a higher or greater position than, in a ranking.
           An entrepreneur puts market share and profit before quality, an amateur intrinsic qualities before economical considerations.
     16. adv. At an earlier time.
           I've never done this before.
     18. adv. In advance.
     19. adv. At the front end.
     20. conj. in advance of the time when
     21. conj. (informal) rather or sooner than
     1. det. Belonging to you; of you; related to you (singular; one owner).
           Let's meet tomorrow at your convenience.
           Is this your cat?
     4. det. Belonging to you; of you; related to you (plural; more owners).
     5. det. A determiner that conveys familiarity and mutual knowledge of the modified noun.
           Not your average Tom, Dick and Harry.
           Your Show of Shows
           Your World with Neil Cavuto
           Not Your Average Travel Guide
     10. det. (Ireland) That; the specified (usually used with a human referent)
           Your man just bought a new car.
           Have you seen what your one over there is doing?
     13. contraction. (misspelling of you're)
     1. n. A male monarch; a man who heads a monarchy. If it's an absolute monarchy, then he is the supreme ruler of his nation.
           Henry VIII was the king of England from 1509 to 1547.
     3. n. A powerful or influential person.
           Howard Stern styled himself as the king of all media.
     5. n. Something that has a preeminent position.
           In times of financial panic, cash is king.
     7. n. A component of certain games.
     8. n.    (chess) The principal chess piece, that players seek to threaten with unavoidable capture to result in a victory by checkmate. It is often the tallest piece, with a symbolic crown with a
     9. n.    (card games) A playing card with the letter K and the image of a king on it, the thirteenth card in a given suit.
     10. n.    A checker (a piece of checkers/draughts) that reached the farthest row forward, thus becoming crowned (either by turning it upside-down, or by stacking another checker on it) and gaining
     11. n. (slang) A king skin.
           Oi mate, have you got kings?
     13. n. A male dragonfly; a drake.
     14. n. A king-sized bed.
     15. v. To crown king, to make (a person) king.
     16. v. To rule over as king.
     17. v. To perform the duties of a king.
     18. v. To assume or pretend preeminence (over); to lord it over.
     19. v. To promote a piece of draughts/checkers that has traversed the board to the opposite side, that piece subsequently being permitted to move backwards as well as forwards.
     20. v. To dress and perform as a drag king.
     21. n. alternative form of qinges (Chinese musical instrument)
     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)
     1. v. To display the method of using an object.
     2. v. To show the steps taken to create a logical argument or equation.
     3. v. To participate in or organize a demonstration.
     4. v. To show, display, present
     1. det. Belonging to you; of you; related to you (singular; one owner).
           Let's meet tomorrow at your convenience.
           Is this your cat?
     4. det. Belonging to you; of you; related to you (plural; more owners).
     5. det. A determiner that conveys familiarity and mutual knowledge of the modified noun.
           Not your average Tom, Dick and Harry.
           Your Show of Shows
           Your World with Neil Cavuto
           Not Your Average Travel Guide
     10. det. (Ireland) That; the specified (usually used with a human referent)
           Your man just bought a new car.
           Have you seen what your one over there is doing?
     13. contraction. (misspelling of you're)
     1. n. The state of being loyal; fidelity.
     2. n. Faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation.
     1. n. an attitude of consideration or high regard
           He is an intellectual giant, and I have great respect for him.
           we do respect people for their dignity and worth.
     4. n. good opinion, honor, or admiration
     5. n. (un, always plural) Polite greetings, often offered as condolences after a death.
           The mourners paid their last respects to the deceased poet.
     7. n. a particular aspect, feature or detail of something
           This year's model is superior to last year's in several respects.
     9. n. Good will; favor
     10. v. To have respect for.
           She is an intellectual giant, and I respect her greatly.
     12. v. To have regard for something, to observe a custom, practice, rule or right.
           I respect your right to hold that belief, although I think it is nonsense.
     14. v. To abide by an agreement.
           They failed to respect the treaty they had signed, and invaded.
     16. v. To take notice of; to regard as worthy of special consideration; to heed.
     17. v. (transitive, dated except in respecting) To relate to; to be concerned with.
     18. v. (obsolete) To regard; to consider; to deem.
     19. v. (obsolete) To look toward; to face.
     20. interj. (Jamaica) hello, hi
     1. conj. As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.
     2. conj.    Used simply to connect two noun phrases, adjectives or adverbs.
     3. conj.   * c. 1430 (reprinted 1888), Thomas Austin, ed., Two Fifteenth-century Cookery-books. Harleian ms. 279 (ab. 1430), & Harl. ms. 4016 (ab. 1450), with Extracts from Ashmole ms. 1429, Laud ms.
     4. conj.   *: Soupes dorye. — Take gode almaunde mylke (...) caste þher-to Safroun an Salt ...
     5. conj.   * (RQ:Authorised Version, Genesis, 1, 1):
     6. conj.   *: In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
     7. conj.   * 1817, Jane Austen, Persuasion:
     8. conj.   *: as for Mrs. Smith, she had claims of various kinds to recommend her quickly and permanently.
     9. conj.   * 2011, Mark Townsend, The Guardian, 5 November:
     10. conj.   *: ‘The UKBA has some serious explaining to do if it is routinely carrying out such abusive and unlawful inspections.’
     11. conj.    Simply connecting two clauses or sentences.
     12. conj.   * 1991, Jung Chang, Wild Swans:
     13. conj.   *: When she saw several boys carrying a huge wooden case full of porcelain, she mumbled to Jinming that she was going to have a look, and left the room.
     14. conj.   * 2011, Helena Smith & Tom Kington, The Guardian, 5 November:
     15. conj.   *: Consensus is essential for the country, he said, adding that he was not tied to his post and was willing to step aside.
     16. conj.    Introducing a clause or sentence which follows on in time or consequence from the first.
     17. conj.   * 1996, David Beasley, Chocolate for the Poor:
     18. conj.   *: ‘But if you think you can get it, Christian, you're a fool. Set one foot upcountry and I'll kill you.’
     19. conj.   * 2004, Will Buckley, The Observer:, 22 August:
     20. conj.   *: One more error and all the good work she had done on Friday would be for nought.
     21. conj.    (obsolete) Yet; but.
     22. conj.   * 1611, Authorised (King James) Version, Bible, Matthew XXII:
     23. conj.   *: Hee said, I goe sir, and went not.
     24. conj.    Used to connect certain numbers: connecting units when they precede tens (not dated); connecting tens and units to hundreds, thousands etc. (now often omitted in US); to connect fractions
     25. conj.   * 1863, Abraham Lincoln, ‘Gettysburg Address’:
     26. conj.   *: Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
     27. conj.   * (RQ:Sinclair Jungle, 26)
     28. conj.   *: In Chicago these latter were receiving, for the most part, eighteen and a half cents an hour, and the unions wished to make this the general wage for the next year.
     29. conj.   * 1956, Dodie Smith, (title):
     30. conj.   *: The One Hundred and One Dalmatians.
     31. conj.    (now, colloquial or literary) Used to connect more than two elements together in a chain, sometimes to stress the number of elements.
     32. conj.   * 1623, William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, First Folio, II.2:
     33. conj.   *: And these does she apply, for warnings and portents, / And euils imminent; and on her knee / Hath begg'd, that I will stay at home to day.
     34. conj.   * 1939, Langley, Ryerson & Woolf, The Wizard of Oz (screenplay):
     35. conj.   *: Lions, and tigers, and bears! Oh, my!
     36. conj.    Connecting two identical elements, with implications of continued or infinite repetition.
     37. conj.   * 1611, Authorised (King James) Version, Bible, Psalms CXLV:
     38. conj.   *: I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
     39. conj.   * 2011, Jonathan Watts, The Guardian, 18 March:
     40. conj.   *: He was at work in a nearby city when the tsunami struck. ‘As soon as I saw it, I called home. It rang and rang, but there was no answer.’
     41. conj.    Introducing a parenthetical or explanatory clause.
     42. conj.   * 1918, George W. E. Russell, Prime Ministers and Some Others:
     43. conj.   *: The word capable occurs in Mr. Fisher's Bill, and rightly, because our mental and physical capacities are infinitely varied.
     44. conj.   * 2008, The Guardian, 29 Jan 2008:
     45. conj.   *: President Pervez Musharraf is undoubtedly sincere in his belief that he, and he alone, can save Pakistan from the twin perils of terrorism and anarchy.
     46. conj.    Introducing the continuation of narration from a previous understood point; also used alone as a question: ‘and so what?’.
     47. conj.   * 1611, Authorised (King James) Version, Bible, Revelation XIV:
     48. conj.   *: And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps(nb...).
     49. conj.   * 1861, Charles Dickens, Great Expectations:
     50. conj.   *: ‘You take it smoothly now,’ said I, ‘but you were very serious last night, when you swore it was Death.’ ‘And so I swear it is Death,’ said he, putting his pipe back in his mouth(nb...)
     51. conj.   * 1914, Saki, ‘The Lull’, Beasts and Superbeasts:
     52. conj.   *: ‘And, Vera,’ added Mrs. Durmot, turning to her sixteen-year-old niece, ‘be careful what colour ribbon you wear in your hair(nb...).’
     53. conj.    (now, regional or somewhat colloquial) Used to connect two verbs where the second is dependent on the first: ‘to’. Used especially after (m, en, come), m, en, go and m, en, try.
     54. conj.   * 1817, Jane Austen, Sanditon:
     55. conj.   *: Beyond paying her a few charming compliments and amusing her with gay conversation, had he done anything at all to try and gain her affection?
     56. conj.   * 1989, James Kelman, A Disaffection:
     57. conj.   *: Remember and help yourself to the soup! called Gavin.
     58. conj.    Introducing a qualitative difference between things having the same name; as well as other.
     59. conj.   * 1936, The Labour Monthly, vol. XVIII:
     60. conj.   *: Undoubtedly every party makes mistakes. But there are mistakes and mistakes.
     61. conj.   * 1972, Esquire, vol. LXXVIII:
     62. conj.   *: There are managers and there are managers, he tells me. I'm totally involved in every aspect of Nina's career..
     63. conj.    Used to combine numbers in addition; plus (with singular or plural verb).
     64. conj.   * 1791, James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson:
     65. conj.   *: ‘Nobody attempts to dispute that two and two make four: but with contests concerning moral truth, human passions are generally mixed(nb...).’
     66. conj.   * 1871, Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There:
     67. conj.   *: ‘Can you do Addition?’ the White Queen asked. ‘What's one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one?’
     68. conj. (heading) Expressing a condition.
     69. conj.    (now, US dialect) If; provided that.
     70. conj.   * 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VII:
     71. conj.   *: Where ys Sir Launcelot? seyde King Arthure. And he were here, he wolde nat grucche to do batayle for you..
     72. conj.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew XIV:
     73. conj.   *: Peter answered, and sayde: master, and thou be he, bidde me come unto the on the water.
     74. conj.   * 1958, Shirley Ann Grau, The Hard Blue Sky:
     75. conj.   *: And he went slower, Mike said softly, he go better..
     76. conj.    (obsolete) As if, as though.
     77. conj.   * 1600, William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, I.2:
     78. conj.   *: I will roare you, and 'twere any Nightingale.
     79. conj.    (obsolete) Even though.
     80. conj.   * Francis Bacon
     81. conj.   *: As they will set an house on fire, and it were but to roast their eggs.
     82. n. (_) Breath.
     83. n. (_) Sea smoke; steam fog.
     84. v. (_) To breathe; whisper; devise; imagine.
     1. n. A positive emotion including wonder and approbation; the regarding of another as being wonderful
           admiration of a war hero
           They looked at the landscape in admiration.
     4. n. (obsolete) Wondering or questioning (without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject).
     5. n. (obsolete) Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise.
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