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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.
obsolete
     1. adj. (of words, equipment, etc.) No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject).
           It is speculated that, within a few years, the Internet's speedy delivery of news worldwide will make newspapers obsolete.
     2. adj. (biology) Imperfectly developed; not very distinct.
     3. v. (transitive, US) To cause to become obsolete.
           This software component has been obsoleted.
           We are in the process of obsoleting this product.
to
     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.
     3. 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.
     4. part. A particle used to create phrasal verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
     5. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     6. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     7. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     8. 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.
     9. 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
     10. 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.
     11. 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.
     12. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     13. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     14. 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.
     15. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     16. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     17. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     18. adv. (misspelling of too)
to be sure
having something to do
interfere
     1. v. (intransitive) To get involved or involve oneself, causing disturbance.
           I always try not to interfere with other people’s personal affairs.
     2. v. (intransitive, physics) (of waves) To be correlated with each other when overlapped or superposed.
           Correlated waves interfere to produce interesting patterns, while uncorrelated waves overlap without interfering.
           Where the radio-wave signals of the two radio stations interfere the listener hears nothing but noise.
     3. v. (mostly of horses) To strike one foot against the opposite foot or ankle in using the legs.
     4. v. (intransitive, followed by "with") To sexually molest, especially of a child.
           The investigation found the boys had been interfered with.
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
meddle
     1. v. To interfere (m, en, in) or m, en, with; to concern oneself with unduly.
     2. v. (obsolete) To interest or engage oneself; to have to do (with), in a good sense.
     3. v. (obsolete) To mix (something) with some other substance; to commingle, combine, blend.
     4. v. (intransitive, now US regional) To have sex.
in
     1. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     2. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     3. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     4. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     5. 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.
     6. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     7. adv. After the beginning of something.
     8. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     9. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     10. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     11. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     12. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     13. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     14. 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
     15. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     16. n. Inch.
in the meantime
in a queer tone
to
     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.
     3. 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.
     4. part. A particle used to create phrasal verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
     5. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     6. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     7. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     8. 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.
     9. 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
     10. 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.
     11. 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.
     12. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     13. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     14. 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.
     15. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     16. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     17. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     18. adv. (misspelling of too)
not to know him
seemed to be failing him
tamper
     1. n. A person or thing that tamps.
     2. n. A tool used to tamp something down, such as tobacco in a pipe.
     3. n. A railway vehicle used to tamp down ballast. (c, en, Rail transportation)
     4. n. An envelope of neutron-reflecting material in a nuclear weapon, used to delay the expansion of the reacting material and thus produce a longer-lasting and more energetic explosion.
     5. v. (intransitive) To alter by making unauthorized changes; to meddle.
     6. v. (in professional sports) To discuss future contracts against league rules with a player.
with
     1. prep. Against.
           He picked a fight with the class bully.
     2. prep. In the company of; alongside, close to; near to.
           He went with his friends.
     3. prep. In addition to; as an accessory to.
           She owns a motorcycle with a sidecar.
     4. prep. Used to indicate simultaneous happening, or immediate succession or consequence.
     5. prep. In support of.
           We are with you all the way.
     6. prep. (obsolete) To denote the accomplishment of cause, means, instrument, etc; – sometimes equivalent to by.
           slain with robbers
     7. prep. Using as an instrument; by means of.
           cut with a knife
     8. prep. (obsolete) Using as nourishment; more recently replaced by on.
     9. prep. Having, owning.
     10. adv. (a, US) Along, together with others, in a group, etc.
           Do you want to come with?
     11. n. alternative form of withe
with a stab
and, with another sigh
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