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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
said he liked to sleep on
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?
and be lively
I knew they must be up
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. prep. (now archaic, or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
become
     1. v. (copulative) To come about; happen; come into being; arise.
           What became of him after he was let go?
           It hath becomen so that many a man had to sterve.
     2. v. (copulative) begin to be; turn into.
           She became a doctor when she was 25.
           The weather will become cold after the sun goes down.
     3. v. To be proper for; to beseem.
     4. v. Of an adornment, piece of clothing etc.: to look attractive on (someone).
           That dress really becomes you.
obsequiously
     1. adv. in an obsequious manner
courteous
     1. adj. Showing regard or thought for others; especially, displaying good manners or etiquette.
           a courteous gentleman
           a courteous gesture
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. prep. (now archaic, or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
complimentary
     1. adj. In the nature of a compliment.
           a complimentary remark
     2. adj. Free; provided at no charge.
           complimentary drinks
     3. adj. With respect to the closing of a letter, formal and professional.
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
something to show
married to the law!
fawn
     1. n. A young deer.
     2. n. A pale brown colour tinted with yellow, like that of a fawn.
           (color panel, D79B67)
     3. adj. Of the fawn colour.
     4. v. (intransitive) To give birth to a fawn.
     5. v. (intransitive) To exhibit affection or attempt to please.
     6. v. (intransitive) To seek favour by flattery and obsequious behaviour (with on or upon).
     7. v. (intransitive, of a dog) To show devotion or submissiveness by wagging its tail, nuzzling, licking, etc.
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