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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
to all outward appearances
participate
     1. v. (intransitive) To join in, to take part, to involve oneself (in something).
     2. v. (obsolete, transitive) To share, share in (something).
     3. v. (obsolete) To share (something) with others; to transfer (something) to or unto others.
     4. adj. (obsolete) Acting in common; participating.
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
have
           Additional archaic forms are second-person singular present tense hast, third-person singular present tense hath, present participle haveing, and second-person singular past tense hadst.
     1. v. To possess, own, hold.
           I have a house and a car.
           Look what I have here — a frog I found on the street!
     2. v. To be related in some way to (with the object identifying the relationship).
           I have two sisters.
           I have a lot of work to do.
     3. v. To partake of a particular substance (especially a food or drink) or action.
           I have breakfast at six o'clock.
           Can I have a look at that?
           I'm going to have some pizza and a beer right now.
     4. v. To be scheduled to attend or participate in.
           What class do you have right now? I have English.
           Fred won't be able to come to the party; he has a meeting that day.
     5. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a past participle) (Used in forming the perfect aspect and the past perfect aspect.)
           I have already eaten today.
           I had already eaten.
     6. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a to-infinitive) See have to.
           I have to go.
     7. v. To give birth to.
           The couple always wanted to have children.
           My wife is having the baby right now!
           My mother had me when she was 25.
     8. v. To engage in sexual intercourse with.
           He's always bragging about how many women he's had.
     9. v. To accept as a romantic partner.
           Despite my protestations of love, she would not have me.
     10. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To cause to, by a command, request or invitation.
           They had me feed their dog while they were out of town.
     11. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To cause to be.
           He had him arrested for trespassing.
           The lecture's ending had the entire audience in tears.
     12. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To be affected by an occurrence. (Used in supplying a topic that is not a verb argument.)
           The hospital had several patients contract pneumonia last week.
           I've had three people today tell me my hair looks nice.
     13. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To depict as being.
           Their stories differed; he said he'd been at work when the incident occurred, but her statement had him at home that entire evening.
     14. v. (Used as interrogative auxiliary verb with a following pronoun to form tag questions. (For further discussion, see "Usage notes" below.))
           We haven't eaten dinner yet, have we?
           Your wife hasn't been reading that nonsense, has she?
           (UK usage) He has some money, hasn't he?
     15. v. (UK, slang) To defeat in a fight; take.
           I could have him!
           I'm gonna have you!
     16. v. (dated) To be able to speak a language.
           I have no German.
     17. v. To feel or be (especially painfully) aware of.
           Dan certainly has arms today, probably from scraping paint off four columns the day before.
     18. v. To be afflicted with, suffer from.
           He had a cold last week.
     19. v. To experience, go through, undergo.
           We had a hard year last year, with the locust swarms and all that.
           He had surgery on his hip yesterday.
           I'm having the time of my life!
     20. v. To trick, to deceive.
           You had me alright! I never would have thought that was just a joke.
     21. v. (transitive, often with present participle) To allow; to tolerate.
           The child screamed incessantly for his mother to buy him a toy, but she wasn't having any of it.
           I asked my dad if I could go to the concert this Thursday, but he wouldn't have it since it's a school night.
     22. v. (transitive, often used in the negative) To believe, buy, be taken in by.
           I made up an excuse as to why I was out so late, but my wife wasn't having any of it.
     23. v. To host someone; to take in as a guest.
           Thank you for having me!
     24. v. To get a reading, measurement, or result from an instrument or calculation.
           What do you have for problem two?
           I have two contacts on my scope.
     25. v. (transitive, of a jury) To consider a court proceeding that has been completed; to begin deliberations on a case.
           We'll schedule closing arguments for Thursday, and the jury will have the case by that afternoon.
     26. n. A wealthy or privileged person.
     27. n. (uncommon) One who has some (contextually specified) thing.
     28. n. (AU, NZ, informal) A fraud or deception; something misleading.
           They advertise it as a great deal, but I think it's a bit of a have.
I have
I have evidence
an
     1. art. Form of a used before a vowel sound
     2. art. (now quite rare) Form of a used before 'h' in an unstressed syllable
     3. art. (nonstandard) Form of a used before 'h' in a stressed syllable
     4. conj. (archaic) If
     5. conj. (archaic) So long as.
           An it harm none, do what ye will.
     6. conj. (archaic) As if; as though.
     7. n. The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri).
     8. prep. In each; to or for each; per.
           I was only going twenty miles an hour.
asking for an apron
to an impressive suite
interest
     1. n. (finance) The price paid for obtaining, or price received for providing, money or goods in a credit transaction, calculated as a fraction of the amount or value of what was borrowed.
           Our bank offers borrowers an annual interest of 5%.
     2. n. A great attention and concern from someone or something; intellectual curiosity.
           He has a lot of interest in vintage cars.
     3. n. Attention that is given to or received from someone or something.
     4. n. An involvement, claim, right, share, stake in or link with a financial, business, or other undertaking or endeavor.
           When scientists and doctors write articles and when politicians run for office, they are required in many countries to declare any existing conflicts of interest.
           I have business interests in South Africa.
     5. n. Something or someone one is interested in.
           Lexicography is one of my interests.
           Victorian furniture is an interest of mine.
           The main character's romantic interest will be played by a non-professional actor.
     6. n. (obsolete, rare) Injury, or compensation for injury; damages.
     7. n. (usually plural) The persons interested in any particular business or measure, taken collectively.
           the iron interest;  the cotton interest
     8. v. To engage the attention of; to awaken interest in; to excite emotion or passion in, in behalf of a person or thing.
           It might interest you to learn that others have already tried that approach.
           Action films don't really interest me.
     9. v. (obsolete, often impersonal) To be concerned with or engaged in; to affect; to concern; to excite.
     10. v. (obsolete) To cause or permit to share.
this will interest you, as you were such a friend of his
with just the amount of interest which such an announcement would naturally produce
in
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits.
     2. prep.          Contained by.
                   The dog is in the kennel.
     3. prep.          Within.
     4. prep.          Surrounded by.
                   We are in the enemy camp.   Her plane is in the air.
     5. prep.          Part of; a member of.
                   One in a million.   She's in band and orchestra.
     6. prep.          Pertaining to; with regard to.
                   What grade did he get in English?
                   Military letters should be formal in tone, but not stilted.
     7. prep.          At the end of a period of time.
                   They said they would call us in a week.
     8. prep.          Within a certain elapsed time
                   Are you able to finish this in three hours?   The massacre resulted in over 1000 deaths in three hours.
     9. prep.          During (said of periods of time).
                   in the first week of December;  Easter falls in the fourth lunar month;   The country reached a high level of prosperity in his fi
     10. prep.          (grammar, phonetics, of sounds and letters) Coming at the end of a word.
                   English nouns in -ce form their plurals in -s.
     11. prep. Into.
           Less water gets in your boots this way.
     12. prep. Used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance.
           In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
     13. prep.          Indicating an order or arrangement.
                   My fat rolls around in folds.
     14. prep.          Denoting a state of the subject.
                   He stalked away in anger.   John is in a coma.
     15. prep.          Indicates, connotatively, a place-like form of someone's (or something's) personality, as his, her or its psychic and physical characteristics.
                   You've got a friend in me.   He's met his match in her.
     16. prep.          Wearing (an item of clothing).
                    I glanced over at the pretty girl in the red dress.
     17. prep. Used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality.
     18. prep.          (of something offered or given in an exchange) In the form of, in the denomination of.
                   Please pay me in cash — preferably in tens and twenties.
                   The deposit can be in any legal tender, even in gold.
                    Her generosity was rewarded in the success of its recipients.
     19. prep.          Used to indicate a language, script, tone, etc. of a text, speech, etc.
                   Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" in C minor is among his most popular.
                   His speech was in French, but was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
                   When you write in cursive, it's illegible.
     20. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     21. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     22. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     23. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     24. adv. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
           He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
     25. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     26. adv. After the beginning of something.
     27. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     28. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     29. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     30. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     31. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     32. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     33. adj. (legal) With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin.
           in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband
     34. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     35. n. Inch.
in fact
singing in the choir
an
     1. art. Form of a used before a vowel sound
     2. art. (now quite rare) Form of a used before 'h' in an unstressed syllable
     3. art. (nonstandard) Form of a used before 'h' in a stressed syllable
     4. conj. (archaic) If
     5. conj. (archaic) So long as.
           An it harm none, do what ye will.
     6. conj. (archaic) As if; as though.
     7. n. The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri).
     8. prep. In each; to or for each; per.
           I was only going twenty miles an hour.
asking for an apron
to an impressive suite
activity
     1. n. The state or quality of being active; activeness; the state of having many things happening
           Pit row was abuzz with activity.
     2. n. Something done as an action or a movement.
           The activity for the morning was a walk to the store.
     3. n. Something done for pleasure or entertainment, especially one involving movement or an excursion.
           An increasing number of sports activities are on offer at the university.
           Quilting can be an enjoyable activity.
     4. n. Use (of internet, Playstation, bank account etc.).
in
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits.
     2. prep.          Contained by.
                   The dog is in the kennel.
     3. prep.          Within.
     4. prep.          Surrounded by.
                   We are in the enemy camp.   Her plane is in the air.
     5. prep.          Part of; a member of.
                   One in a million.   She's in band and orchestra.
     6. prep.          Pertaining to; with regard to.
                   What grade did he get in English?
                   Military letters should be formal in tone, but not stilted.
     7. prep.          At the end of a period of time.
                   They said they would call us in a week.
     8. prep.          Within a certain elapsed time
                   Are you able to finish this in three hours?   The massacre resulted in over 1000 deaths in three hours.
     9. prep.          During (said of periods of time).
                   in the first week of December;  Easter falls in the fourth lunar month;   The country reached a high level of prosperity in his fi
     10. prep.          (grammar, phonetics, of sounds and letters) Coming at the end of a word.
                   English nouns in -ce form their plurals in -s.
     11. prep. Into.
           Less water gets in your boots this way.
     12. prep. Used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance.
           In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
     13. prep.          Indicating an order or arrangement.
                   My fat rolls around in folds.
     14. prep.          Denoting a state of the subject.
                   He stalked away in anger.   John is in a coma.
     15. prep.          Indicates, connotatively, a place-like form of someone's (or something's) personality, as his, her or its psychic and physical characteristics.
                   You've got a friend in me.   He's met his match in her.
     16. prep.          Wearing (an item of clothing).
                    I glanced over at the pretty girl in the red dress.
     17. prep. Used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality.
     18. prep.          (of something offered or given in an exchange) In the form of, in the denomination of.
                   Please pay me in cash — preferably in tens and twenties.
                   The deposit can be in any legal tender, even in gold.
                    Her generosity was rewarded in the success of its recipients.
     19. prep.          Used to indicate a language, script, tone, etc. of a text, speech, etc.
                   Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" in C minor is among his most popular.
                   His speech was in French, but was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
                   When you write in cursive, it's illegible.
     20. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     21. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     22. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     23. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     24. adv. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
           He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
     25. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     26. adv. After the beginning of something.
     27. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     28. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     29. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     30. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     31. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     32. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     33. adj. (legal) With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin.
           in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband
     34. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     35. n. Inch.
started in
in the meantime
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.
in a troubled way
killed by a snake
casual
     1. adj. Happening by chance.
           They only had casual meetings.
     2. adj. Coming without regularity; occasional or incidental.
           The purchase of donuts was just a casual expense.
     3. adj. Employed irregularly.
           He was just a casual worker.
     4. adj. Careless.
     5. adj. Happening or coming to pass without design.
     6. adj. Informal, relaxed.
     7. adj. Designed for informal or everyday use.
     8. n. (UK, Australian, NZ) A worker who is only working for a company occasionally, not as its permanent employee.
     9. n. A soldier temporarily at a place of duty, usually en route to another place of duty.
     10. n. (UK) A member of a group of football hooligans who wear expensive designer clothing to avoid police attention; see Casual (subculture).
     11. n. One who receives relief for a night in a parish to which he does not belong; a vagrant.
     12. n. (video games, informal, derogatory) A player of casual games.
           The devs dumbed the game down so the casuals could enjoy it. -
     13. n. (dated) (UK,) A tramp.
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
superficial
     1. adj. Of or pertaining to the surface.
     2. adj. Being near the surface.
     3. adj. Shallow, lacking substance.
     4. adj. At face value.
     5. adj. (rare) Two-dimensional; drawn on a flat surface.
     6. n. (chiefly in plural) A surface detail.
           He always concentrates on the superficials and fails to see the real issue.
way
     1. n. To do with a place or places.:
     2. n.          A road, a direction, a (physical or conceptual) path from one place to another.
                   Do you know the way to the airport?  Come this way and I'll show you a shortcut.  It's a long way from here.
     3. n.          A means to enter or leave a place.
                   We got into the cinema through the back way.
     4. n.          A roughly-defined geographical area.
                   If you're ever 'round this way, come over and visit me.
     5. n. A method or manner of doing something; a mannerism.
           You're going about it the wrong way.  He's known for his quirky ways.  I don't like the way she looks at me.
     6. n. A state or condition
           When I returned home, I found my house and belongings in a most terrible way.
     7. n. Personal interaction.:
     8. n.          Possibility (usually in the phrases 'any way' and 'no way').
                   There's no way I'm going to clean up after you.
     9. n.          Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct.
                   My little sister always whines until she gets her way.
     10. n. (paganism) A tradition within the modern pagan faith of Heathenry, dedication to a specific deity or craft, Way of wyrd, Way of runes, Way of Thor etc.
     11. n. (nautical) Speed, progress, momentum.
     12. n. A degree, an amount, a sense.
           In a large way, crocodiles and alligators are similar.
     13. n. (US, As the head of an interjectory clause) Acknowledges that a task has been done well, chiefly in expressions of sarcastic congratulation.
           Way to ruin the moment, guys.
     14. n. (plural only) The timbers of shipyard stocks that slope into the water and along which a ship or large boat is launched.
     15. n. (plural only) The longitudinal guiding surfaces on the bed of a planer, lathe, etc. along which a table or carriage moves.
     16. interj. (only in reply to no way) It is true.
     17. v. (obsolete) To travel.
     18. adv. (informal, with comparative or modified adjective) Much.
           I'm way too tired to do that.
           I'm a way better singer than Emma.
     19. adv. (slang) Very.
           I'm way tired
           String theory is way cool, except for the math.
     20. adv. (informal) Far.
           I used to live way over there.
           The farmhouse is way down the bottom of the hill.
     21. n. The letter for the w sound in Pitman shorthand.
by the way
in a covert way
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