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intransitive
     1. adj. (grammar, of a verb) not transitive: not having, or not taking, a direct object
           The word "drink" is a transitive verb in "they drink wine", but an intransitive one in "they drink often.".
     2. adj. (rare) not transitive or passing further; kept; detained
           And then it is for the image's sake and so far is intransitive; but whatever is paid more to the image is transitive and passes further. — Jeremy Taylor.
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
I had to accept
come up to the fire, ladies
be
     1. v. (intransitive, now literary) To exist; to have real existence.
     2. v. (with there, or dialectally it, as 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.
     3. v. (intransitive) To occupy a place.
           The cup is on the table.
     4. v. (intransitive) To occur, to take place.
           When will the meeting be?
     5. 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.
     6. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject and object are the same.
           Knowledge is bliss.
           Hi, I’m Jim.
     7. v. (transitive, copulative, mathematics) Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.
           3 times 5 is fifteen.
     8. 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.
     9. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it.
           The sky is blue.
     10. 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.
     11. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the passive voice.
           The dog was drowned by the boy.
     12. 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.
     13. v. (archaic, auxiliary) Used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs, most of which indicate motion. Often still used for "to go".
     14. 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.
     15. 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.
     16. 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.)
     17. v. (with a dummy subject) 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.
     18. v. (With 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.
     19. v. (often, impersonal, with it as a 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?
     20. 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?
to be sure
to be completely frank
gentle
     1. adj. Tender and amiable; of a considerate or kindly disposition.
           Stuart is a gentle man; he would never hurt you.
     2. adj. Soft and mild rather than hard or severe.
           I felt something touch my shoulder; it was gentle and a little slimy.
     3. adj. Docile and easily managed.
           We had a gentle swim in the lake.
           a gentle horse
     4. adj. Gradual rather than steep or sudden.
           The walks in this area have a gentle incline.
     5. adj. Polite and respectful rather than rude.
           He gave me a gentle reminder that we had to hurry up.
     6. v. (intransitive) to become gentle
     7. v. (transitive, obsolete) to ennoble
     8. v. (transitive, animal husbandry) to break; to tame; to domesticate
     9. v. To soothe; to calm; to make gentle.
     10. n. A trained falcon, or falcon-gentil.
agreeable
     1. adj. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful.
           agreeable manners
           agreeable remarks
           an agreeable person
           fruit agreeable to the taste
     2. adj. (colloquial) Willing; ready to agree or consent.
     3. adj. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; followed by to, or rarely by with.
     4. adj. In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; used adverbially
           Agreeable to the order of the day, the House took up the report.
     5. n. Something pleasing; anything that is agreeable.
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
coaxing
     1. v. present participle of coax
     2. n. The act of one who coaxes.
           After innumerable coaxings and threats, he agreed to do it.
     coax
          1. v. (obsolete) To fondle, kid, pet, tease.
          2. v. To wheedle, persuade (a person, organisation, animal etc.) gradually or by use of flattery to do something.
                He coaxed the horse gently into the trailer.
          3. v. To carefully manipulate into a particular desired state, situation or position.
                They coaxed the rope through the pipe.
          4. n. (obsolete) A simpleton; a dupe.
          5. n. Shortened form of coaxial cable
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
I had to accept
and he was forced to admit
talk
     1. v. To communicate, usually by means of speech.
           Although I don't speak Chinese I managed to talk with the villagers using signs and gestures.
           They sat down to talk business.
           We talk French sometimes.
     2. v. (transitive, informal) To discuss.
           They sat down to talk business.
           We're not talking rocket science here: it should be easy.
     3. v. (intransitive, slang) To confess, especially implicating others.
           Suppose he talks?
           She can be relied upon not to talk.
           They tried to make me talk.
     4. v. (intransitive) To criticize someone for something of which one is guilty oneself.
           I am not the one to talk.
           She is a fine one to talk.
           You should talk.
           Look who's talking.
     5. v. (intransitive) To gossip; to create scandal.
           People will talk.
           Aren't you afraid the neighbours will talk?
     6. v. (informal, chiefly used in the present participle) To influence someone to express something, especially a particular stance or viewpoint or in a particular manner.
           You're only sticking up for her because you like her; that's your penis talking.
           That's not like you at all, Jared. The drugs are talking. Snap out of it!
     7. n. A conversation or discussion; usually serious, but informal.
           We need to have a talk about your homework.
     8. n. A lecture.
           There is a talk on Shakespeare tonight.
     9. n. (preceded by the; often qualified by a following of) A major topic of social discussion.
           She is the talk of the day.
           The musical is the talk of the town.
     10. n. (preceded by the) A customary conversation by parent(s) or guardian(s) with their (often teenaged) child about a reality of life; in particular:
     11. n.          A customary conversation in which parent(s) explain sexual intercourse to their child.
                    Have you had the talk with Jay yet?
     12. n.          (US) A customary conversation in which the parent(s) of a black child explain the racism and violence they may face, especially when interacting with p
     13. n. (not preceded by an article) Empty boasting, promises or claims.
           The party leader's speech was all talk.
     14. n. Meeting to discuss a particular matter.
           The leaders of the G8 nations are currently in talks over nuclear weapons.
I do want to talk about that but
and it is not easy to get him to talk
fondly
     1. adv. In a fond manner; affectionately; tenderly.
     2. adv. (dated) Foolishly.
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
to be sure
to an impressive suite
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
     2. n. (followed by "of") Usefulness, benefit.
           What's the use of a law that nobody follows?
     3. n. A function; a purpose for which something may be employed.
           This tool has many uses.
     4. n. Occasion or need to employ; necessity.
           I have no further use for these textbooks.
     5. n. (obsolete, rare) Interest for lent money; premium paid for the use of something; usury.
     6. n. (obsolete) Common occurrence; ordinary experience.
     7. 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.
     8. 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.
     9. v. To utilize or employ.
     10. v.          To employ; to apply; to utilize.
                   Use this knife to slice the bread.
                   We can use this mathematical formula to solve the problem.
     11. 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.
     12. v.          To exploit.
                   You never cared about me; you just used me!
     13. v.          To consume (alcohol, drugs, etc), especially regularly.
                    He uses cocaine. I have never used drugs.
     14. 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.
     15. 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.
     16. 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
     17. v.          (reflexive, obsolete, with "to") To become accustomed, to accustom oneself.
     18. v. (intransitive, now rare, literary) To habitually do; to be wont to do.
     19. v. (intransitive, now rare, literary) To habitually employ; to be wont to employ.
     20. v. (intransitive, past tense with infinitive) To habitually do. See used to.
           I used to get things done.
     21. v. (dated) To behave toward; to act with regard to; to treat.
           to use an animal cruelly
     22. v. (reflexive, obsolete) To behave, act, comport oneself.
for anything that might be of use
I have always tried to use common sense
endearments
     1. n. plural of endearment
     endearment
          1. n. The act or process of endearing, of causing (something or someone) to be loved or to be the object of affection.
          2. n. The state or characteristic of being endeared.
          3. n. An expression of affection.
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