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     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.
     1. v. present participle of spell
     2. n. The act, practice, ability, or subject of forming words with letters, or of reading the letters of words; orthography.
     3. n. The manner of spelling of words; correct spelling.
     4. n. A specific spelling of a word.
     5. n. (US, rare dated or un) A spelling test or spelling bee.
          1. n. Words or a formula supposed to have magical powers.
                He cast a spell to cure warts.
          2. n. A magical effect or influence induced by an incantation or formula.
                under a spell
          3. n. (obsolete) Speech, discourse.
          4. v. To put under the influence of a spell; to affect by a spell; to bewitch; to fascinate; to charm.
          5. v. (obsolete) To speak, to declaim.
          6. v. (obsolete) To tell; to relate; to teach.
          7. v. (transitive, obsolete) To read (something) as though letter by letter; to peruse slowly or with effort.
          8. v. (transitive, sometimes with “out”) To write or say the letters that form a word or part of a word.
          9. v. (intransitive) To be able to write or say the letters that form words.
                I find it difficult to spell because I'm dyslexic.
          10. v. Of letters: to compose (a word).
                The letters “a”, “n” and “d” spell “and”.
          11. v. (transitive, figuratively) To indicate that (some event) will occur.
                This spells trouble.
          12. v. (transitive figuratively, with “out”) To clarify; to explain in detail.
                Please spell it out for me.
          13. v. To constitute; to measure.
          14. v. To work in place of (someone).
                to spell the helmsman
          15. v. To rest (someone or something), to give someone or something a rest or break.
                They spelled the horses and rested in the shade of some trees near a brook.
          16. v. (intransitive, colloquial) To rest from work for a time.
          17. n. A shift (of work); (rare) a set of workers responsible for a specific turn of labour.
          18. n. (informal) A definite period (of work or other activity).
          19. n. (colloquial) An indefinite period of time (usually with a qualifier); (by extension,) a relatively short distance.
          20. n. A period of rest; time off.
          21. n. (colloquial, US) A period of illness, or sudden interval of bad spirits, disease etc.
          22. n. (cricket) An uninterrupted series of alternate overs bowled by a single bowler.
          23. n. (dialectal) A splinter, usually of wood; a spelk.
          24. n. The wooden bat in the game of trap ball, or knurr and spell.
     1. prep. Expressing distance or motion.
     2. prep.          (now obsolete, or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), "off".
     3. prep.          (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     4. prep.          From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     5. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     6. prep. Expressing separation.
     7. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.)
                    Finally she was relieved of the burden of caring for her sick husband.
     8. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     9. prep.          (obsolete) (Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.)
     10. prep. Expressing origin.
     11. prep.          (Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     12. prep.          (Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation); from, out of, as an expression of.
                    The invention was born of necessity.
     13. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     14. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     17. prep.          (Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase) (see also 'Possession' senses below).
                    The contract can be terminated at any time with the agreement of both parties.
     18. prep.          (following an adjective) (Used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.)
                    It was very brave of you to speak out like that.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     21. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     22. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     23. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     24. prep.          (Links two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second); "which is also".
                    I'm not driving this wreck of a car.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep.          (Links an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-ma
                    I'm always thinking of you.
     27. prep.          (following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.)) (Introduces its subject matter); about, concerning.
                    He told us the story of his journey to India.
     28. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep.          (following a number or other quantitive word) (Introduces the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment); "from among".
                    Most of these apples are rotten.
     31. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates a given part.)
     32. prep.          (now archaic, literary, with preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be) Some, an amount of, one of.
                    On the whole, they seem to be of the decent sort.
     33. prep.          (Links to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).)
                    He is a friend of mine.
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep.          Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
                    He was perhaps the most famous scientist of the twentieth century.
     36. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     37. prep.          Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; (the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this inter
                    Keep the handle of the saucepan away from the flames.
     38. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     39. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep.          (now archaic, or literary) (Links an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier); in respect to, as regards.
                    My companion seemed affable and easy of manner.
     42. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     43. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     44. prep.          (US, informal considered incorrect by some) (Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives mod
                    It's not that big of a deal.
     45. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     46. prep.          (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
                    Of an evening, we would often go for a stroll along the river.
     47. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     48. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
     49. v. (usually in modal perfect constructions) (eye dialect of have) or ’ve, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
in spite of all this
neither of them spoke
     1. v. (auxiliary) A syntactic marker
     2. v.          (auxiliary) A syntactic marker in a question whose main verb is not another auxiliary verb or be.
                   Do you go there often?
     3. v.          (auxiliary) A syntactic marker in negations with the indicative and imperative moods.
                   I do not go there often.
                   Do not listen to him.
     4. v.          (auxiliary) A syntactic marker for emphasis with the indicative, imperative, and subjunctive moods.
                   But I do go sometimes.
                   Do tell us.
                   It is important that he do come see me.
     5. v.          (pro-verb) A syntactic marker that refers back to an earlier verb and allows the speaker to avoid repeating the verb; not generally used with auxiliari
                   I play tennis; she does too.
              #     They don't think it be like it is, but it do.
     6. v. To perform; to execute.
           All you ever do is surf the Internet. What will you do this afternoon?
     7. v. (obsolete) To cause, make (someone) (do something).
     8. v. (intransitive, transitive) To suffice.
           it’s not the best broom, but it will have to do;  this will do me, thanks.
     9. v. (intransitive) To be reasonable or acceptable.
           It simply will not do to have dozens of children running around such a quiet event.
     10. v. To have (as an effect).
           The fresh air did him some good.
     11. v. (intransitive) To fare, perform (well or poorly).
           Our relationship isn't doing very well;  how do you do?
     12. v. (transitive, chiefly in questions) To have as one's job.
           What does Bob do? — He's a plumber.
     13. v. To perform the tasks or actions associated with (something)
           "Don't forget to do your report" means something quite different depending on whether you're a student or a programmer.
     14. v. To cook.
           I'll just do some eggs.
     15. v. To travel in, to tour, to make a circuit of.
           Let’s do New York also.
     16. v. To treat in a certain way.
     17. v. To work for or on, by way of caring for, looking after, preparing, cleaning, keeping in order, etc.
     18. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To act or behave in a certain manner; to conduct oneself.
     19. v. (see also do time) To spend (time) in jail.
           I did five years for armed robbery.
     20. v. To impersonate or depict.
           They really laughed when he did Clinton, with a perfect accent and a leer.
     21. v. (transitive, slang) To kill.
     22. v. (transitive, slang) To deal with for good and all; to finish up; to undo; to ruin; to do for.
     23. v. (informal) To punish for a misdemeanor.
           He got done for speeding.
           Teacher'll do you for that!
     24. v. (transitive, slang) To have sex with. (See also do it)
     25. v. To cheat or swindle.
           That guy just did me out of two hundred bucks!
     26. v. To convert into a certain form; especially, to translate.
           the novel has just been done into English;  I'm going to do this play into a movie
     27. v. (transitive, intransitive) To finish.
           Aren't you done yet?
     28. v. (dated) To work as a domestic servant (with for).
     29. v. (archaic, dialectal, transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the present progressive of verbs.
     30. v. (stock exchange) To cash or to advance money for, as a bill or note.
     31. v. (informal, transitive) To make or provide.
           Do they do haircuts there?
           Could you do me a burger with mayonnaise instead of ketchup?
     32. v. (informal, transitive) To injure (one's own body part).
     33. v. To take drugs.
           I do cocaine.
     34. v. (transitive, in the form be doing somewhere) To exist with a purpose or for a reason.
           en - What's that car doing in our swimming pool?
     35. n. (colloquial) A party, celebration, social function.
           We’re having a bit of a do on Saturday to celebrate my birthday.
     36. n. (informal) A hairdo.
           Nice do!
     37. n. Something that can or should be done (usually in the phrase dos and don'ts).
     38. n. (obsolete) A deed; an act.
     39. n. (archaic) Ado; bustle; stir; to-do; A period of confusion or argument.
     40. n. (obsolete, UK, slang) A cheat; a swindler.
     41. n. (obsolete, UK, slang) An act of swindling; a fraud or deception.
     42. n. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the first and eighth tonic of a major scale.
     43. adv. (rare) (abbreviation of ditto)
I do know
how do you know
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