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a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. 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.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. 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.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
as a rule
when she was a girl
garment
     1. n. A single item of clothing.
     2. v. To clothe in a garment.
worn
     1. adj. damaged and shabby as a result of much use
     2. v. past participle of wear
from that to a small worn rocker
most men would have worn themselves out guessing at wild theories
     wear
          1. v. To carry or have equipped on or about one's body, as an item of clothing, equipment, decoration, etc.
                He's wearing some nice pants today.  She wore her medals with pride.  Please wear your seatbelt.  Can you wear makeup and sunscreen at the same time?  He was wearing his lun
          2. v. To have or carry on one's person habitually, consistently; or, to maintain in a particular fashion or manner.
                He wears eyeglasses.  She wears her hair in braids.
          3. v. To bear or display in one's aspect or appearance.
                She wore a smile all day.  He walked out of the courtroom wearing an air of satisfaction.
          4. v. (colloquial, with "it") To overcome one's reluctance and endure a (previously specified) situation.
                I know you don't like working with him, but you'll just have to wear it.
          5. v. To eat away at, erode, diminish, or consume gradually; to cause a gradual deterioration in; to produce (some change) through attrition, exposure, or constant use.
                You're going to wear a hole in the bottom of those shoes.  The water has slowly worn a channel into these rocks.  Long illness had worn the bloom from her cheeks.  Exile had worn
          6. v. (intransitive) To undergo gradual deterioration; become impaired; be reduced or consumed gradually due to any continued process, activity, or use.
                The tiles were wearing thin due to years of children's feet.
          7. v. To exhaust, fatigue, expend, or weary.
                His neverending criticism has finally worn my patience.  Toil and care soon wear the spirit.  Our physical advantage allowed us to wear the other team out and win.
          8. v. (intransitive) To last or remain durable under hard use or over time; to retain usefulness, value, or desirable qualities under any continued strain or long period of time; sometimes said of a person
                Don't worry, this fabric will wear. These pants will last you for years.  This color wears so well. I must have washed this sweater a thousand times.  I have to say, our friendship ha
          9. v. (intransitive, colloquial) (in the phrase "wearing on (someone)") To cause annoyance, irritation, fatigue, or weariness near the point of an exhaustion of patience.
                Her high pitched voice is really wearing on me lately.
          10. v. (intransitive, of time) To pass slowly, gradually or tediously.
                wear on, wear away.  As the years wore on, we seemed to have less and less in common.
          11. v. (nautical) To bring (a sailing vessel) onto the other tack by bringing the wind around the stern (as opposed to tacking when the wind is brought around the bow); to come round on another tack by turni
          12. n. (in combination) clothing
                footwear; outdoor wear; maternity wear
          13. n. damage to the appearance and/or strength of an item caused by use over time
          14. n. fashion
          15. v. (now chiefly UK dialectal transitive) To guard; watch; keep watch, especially from entry or invasion.
          16. v. (now chiefly UK dialectal transitive) To defend; protect.
          17. v. (now chiefly UK dialectal transitive) To ward off; prevent from approaching or entering; drive off; repel.
                to wear the wolf from the sheep
          18. v. (now chiefly UK dialectal transitive) To conduct or guide with care or caution, as into a fold or place of safety.
          19. n. dated form of weir
over
     1. adj. Discontinued; ended or concluded.
           The show is over.
     2. 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.
     3. adv. To an excessive degree; overly.
     4. 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.
     5. 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.
     6. 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.
     7. adv. Overnight (throughout the night).
           We stayed over at Grandma's.
           Can I sleep over?
     8. 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.
     9. 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.
     10. n. (cricket) A set of six legal balls bowled.
     11. n. Any surplus amount of money, goods delivered, etc.
     12. prep. Physical positioning.
     13. 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
     14. prep.          Across or spanning.
                   There is a bridge over the river.
     15. prep.          In such a way as to cover.
                   drape the fabric over the table;  there is a roof over the house
     16. 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.
     17. prep. By comparison.
     18. prep.          More than; to a greater degree.
                   I prefer the purple over the pink.
     19. prep.          Beyond; past; exceeding; too much or too far.
                   I think I’m over my limit for calories for today.
     20. prep.          (in certain collocations) As compared to.
                   Sales are down this quarter over last.
     21. prep. Indicating relative status, authority, or power
           The owner's son lorded over the experienced managers.
           The prince ruled over a portion of the kingdom.
     22. prep. (mathematics) Divided by.
           four over two equals two over one
     23. prep. (poker) (Separates the three of a kind from the pair in a full house.)
           9♦9♠9♣6♥6♠ = nines over sixes
     24. 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.
     25. prep. While using, especially while consuming.
     26. prep. Concerning or regarding.
           The two boys had a fight over whose girlfriend was the best.
     27. 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.
     28. interj. In radio communications: end of sentence, ready to receive reply.
           How do you receive? Over!
     29. n. (rare, dialectal, or obsolete) A shore, riverbank.
           The sea's over.
had won him over
she hurried over that
other
     1. adj. See other (determiner) below
     2. adj. second.
           I get paid every other week.
     3. adj. Alien.
     4. adj. Different.
     5. adj. (obsolete) Left, as opposed to right.
     6. n. An other one, more often rendered as another.
           I'm afraid little Robbie does not always play well with others.
     7. n. The other one; the second of two.
           One boat is not better than the other.
     8. det. Not the one or ones previously referred to.
           Other people would do it differently.
     9. adv. Apart from; in the phrase "other than".
           Other than that, I'm fine.
     10. adv. (obsolete) Otherwise.
           It shall none other be. — Chaucer.
           If you think other. — Shakespeare.
     11. v. To regard, label or treat as an "other", as not part of the same group; to view as different and alien.
     12. v. To treat as different or separate; segregate; ostracise.
in other words
on the other hand
clothing
     1. v. present participle of clothe
     2. n. Any of a wide variety of articles, usually made of fabrics, animal hair, animal skin, or some combination thereof, used to cover the human body for warmth, to preserve modesty, or for fashion.
     3. n. An act or instance of putting clothes on.
           The clothing and unclothing of the idols was of special significance.
     4. n. (obsolete) The art or process of making cloth.
     5. n. A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.
     clothe
          1. v. To adorn or cover with clothing; to dress; to supply clothes or clothing.
                to feed and clothe a family; to clothe oneself extravagantly
          2. v. (figurative) To cover or invest, as if with a garment.
                to clothe somebody with authority or power
to
     1. 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.
     2. 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.
     3. part. A particle used to create phrasal verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
     4. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     5. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     6. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     7. 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.
     8. 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
     9. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate a ratio or comparison.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
           I have ten dollars to your four.
     10. 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.
     11. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     12. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     13. prep. Used to describe what something consists of or contains.
           Anyone could do this job; there's nothing to it.
           There's a lot of sense to what he says.
     14. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     15. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     16. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     17. adv. misspelling of too
he was to a dot
made it clearer to him
protect
     1. v. To keep safe; to defend; to guard; to prevent harm coming to.
           protect a child from danger
           protect your computer from hackers
           protect yourself from bullying
           protect a document by putting a password on it
           Condoms are designed to protect against STDs.
     2. v. (travel, aviation) to book a passenger on a later flight if there is a chance they will not be able to board their earlier reserved flight.
it
     1. pron. The third-person singular personal pronoun that is normally used to refer to an inanimate object or abstract entity, also often used to refer to animals.
           Put it over there.
           Take each day as it comes.
           I heard the sound of the school bus - it was early today.
     2. pron. A third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to a child, especially of unknown gender.
           She took the baby and held it in her arms.
     3. pron. Used to refer to someone being identified, often on the phone, but not limited to this situation.
           It's me. John.
           Is it her?
     4. pron. The impersonal pronoun, used without referent as the subject of an impersonal verb or statement. (known as the dummy pronoun or weather it)
           It is nearly 10 o’clock.
           It’s 10:45 read ten-forty-five.
           It’s very cold today.
           It’s lonely without you.
     5. pron. The impersonal pronoun, used without referent in various short idioms.
           stick it out
           live it up
           rough it
     6. pron. The impersonal pronoun, used as a placeholder for a delayed subject, or less commonly, object; known as the dummy pronoun or, more formally in linguistics, a syntactic expletive. The delayed subject i
           It is easy to see how she would think that. (with the infinitive clause headed by to see)
           I find it odd that you would say that. (with the noun clause introduced by that)
           It is hard seeing you so sick. (with the gerund seeing)
           He saw to it that everyone would vote for him. (with the noun clause introduced by that)
           It is not clear if the report was true. (with the noun clause introduced by if)
     7. pron. All or the end; something after which there is no more.
           Are there more students in this class, or is this it?
           That's it—I'm not going to any more candy stores with you.
     8. pron. (chiefly pejorative, offensive) A third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to an animate referent who is transgender or is neither female nor male.
     9. pron. (obsolete) (Followed by an omitted and understood relative pronoun): That which; what.
     10. det. (obsolete) its
     11. n. One who is neither a he nor a she; a creature; a dehumanized being.
     12. n. The person who chases and tries to catch the other players in the playground game of tag.
           In the next game, Adam and Tom will be it…
     13. n. (British) The game of tag.
           Let's play it at breaktime.
     14. n. Sex appeal, especially that which goes beyond beauty.
     15. n. (euphemism) Sexual activity.
           caught them doing it
     16. adj. (colloquial) Most fashionable.
knot it
as it is
a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. 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.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. 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.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
for a moment
he got a chair
coverall
     1. n. (chiefly US) A loose-fitting protective garment worn over other clothing.
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(...)
           In Ohio, anyone under the age of 18 who wants a tattoo or body piercing needs the consent of a parent or guardian.
           He might get cancer, or be hit by a bus, or God knows what.
     2. conj. (logic) An operator denoting the disjunction of two propositions or truth values. There are two forms, the inclusive or and the exclusive 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!
     5. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           The country Myanmar, or Burma
     6. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     7. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     8. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     9. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     10. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     11. prep. (now archaic, or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
boiler
     1. n. A steam boiler.
     2. n. An apparatus for heating circulating water or other heat transferring liquid.
     3. n. A device consisting of a heat source and a tank for storing hot water, typically for space heating, domestic hot water etc., disregarding the source of heat.
     4. n. A kitchen vessel for steaming, boiling or heating food.
     5. n. A sunken reef, especially a coral reef, on which the sea breaks heavily.
     6. n. (informal) A tough old chicken only suitable for cooking by boiling.
     7. n. (rare, informal) Boilerplate.
suit
     1. n. A set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers (also business suit or lounge suit), or a similar outfit for a woman.
           Nick hired a navy-blue suit for the wedding.
     2. n. (by extension) A single garment that covers the whole body: space suit, boiler suit, protective suit.
     3. n. (pejorative, slang) A person who wears matching jacket and trousers, especially a boss or a supervisor.
           Be sure to keep your nose to the grindstone today; the suits are making a "surprise" visit to this department.
     4. n. A full set of armour.
     5. n. (legal) The attempt to gain an end by legal process; a process instituted in a court of law for the recovery of a right or claim; a lawsuit.
           If you take my advice, you'll file a suit against him immediately.
     6. n. (obsolete) The act of following or pursuing; pursuit, chase.
     7. n. Pursuit of a love-interest; wooing, courtship.
     8. n. (obsolete) The act of suing; the pursuit of a particular object or goal.
     9. n. The full set of sails required for a ship.
     10. n. (card games) Each of the sets of a pack of cards distinguished by color and/or specific emblems, such as the spades, hearts, diamonds or clubs of traditional Anglo, Hispanic and French playing cards.
     11. n. (obsolete) Regular order; succession.
           Every five and thirty years the same kind and suit of weather comes again.
     12. n. (archaic) A company of attendants or followers; a retinue.
     13. n. (archaic) A group of similar or related objects or items considered as a whole; a suite (of rooms etc.)
     14. v. To make proper or suitable; to adapt or fit.
     15. v. (said of clothes, hairstyle or other fashion item, transitive) To be suitable or apt for one's image.
           The ripped jeans didn't suit her elegant image.
           That new top suits you. Where did you buy it?
     16. v. To be appropriate or apt for.
           The nickname "Bullet" suits her, since she is a fast runner.
           Ill suits his cloth the praise of railing well.
     17. v. (most commonly used in the passive form, intransitive) To dress; to clothe.
     18. v. To please; to make content; to fit one's taste.
           He is well suited with his place.
           My new job suits me, as I work fewer hours and don't have to commute so much.
     19. v. (intransitive) To agree; to be fitted; to correspond (usually followed by to, archaically also followed by with)
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