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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 or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     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. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     8. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     9. 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.
     10. 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
     11. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     12. 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.
     13. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     14. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     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)
I knew that to be impossible
they turned to the sewing basket
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(...)or.
     2. conj. Logical union of two sets of values. There are two forms, an exclusive or and an inclusive 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.
           1909, The metals are gold and silver, these being termed or and argent. — Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide to Heraldry
           1889, In engraving, Or is expressed by dots. — Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry
     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. (obsolete) To mix (something) with some other substance; to commingle, combine, blend.
     2. v. (intransitive, now US regional) To have sex.
     3. v. To interfere (m, en, in) or m, en, with; to concern oneself with unduly.
     4. v. (obsolete) To interest or engage oneself; to have to do (with), in a good sense.
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.
     6. prep. Pertaining to (that particular thing).
           He has passed in English.
     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 first term.
     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 medium, format, or genre
     20. prep. # Indicates 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.
     21. prep. # Indicates a language, script, tone(,) etc. of writing, speaking, etc.
      #     When you write in cursive, it's illegible.   He spoke in French, but his speech was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
     22. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     23. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     24. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     25. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     26. 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.
     27. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     28. adv. After the beginning of something.
     29. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     30. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     31. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     32. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     33. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     34. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     35. 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
     36. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     37. n. Inch.
in other words
in spite of all this
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 or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     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. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     8. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     9. 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.
     10. 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
     11. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     12. 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.
     13. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     14. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     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
she used to sing
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. 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.
     4. v. (intransitive) To alter by making unauthorized changes; to meddle.
     5. 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/group etc.
           Do you want to come with?
     11. n. alternative form of withe
with a stab
with decision
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