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     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
     1. adj. (biology) Pertaining to or derived from living organisms.
     2. adj. (physiology, medicine) Pertaining to an organ of the body of a living organism.
     3. adj. (chemistry) Relating to the compounds of carbon, relating to natural products.
     4. adj. (agriculture) Of food or food products, grown in an environment free from artificial agrichemicals, and possibly certified by a regulatory body.
     5. adj. (sociology) Describing a form of social solidarity theorized by Emile Durkheim that is characterized by voluntary engagements in complex interdependencies for mutual benefit (such as business agreemen
     6. adj. (military) Of a military unit or formation, or its elements, belonging to a permanent organization (in contrast to being temporarily attached).
     7. adj. Instrumental; acting as instruments of nature or of art to a certain destined function or end.
     8. adj. (Internet, of search results) Generated according to the ranking algorithms of a search engine, as opposed to paid placement by advertisers.
     9. adj. Developing in a gradual or natural fashion.
           The writing of the script was an organic process.
     10. adj. Harmonious; coherent; structured.
           The production came together in an organic whole.
     11. n. (chemistry) An organic compound.
     12. n. An organic food.
     13. n. (science fiction) A living organism, as opposed to a robot or hologram.
     1. n. (agriculture, horticulture) Any material used to cover the top layer of soil to protect, insulate, or decorate it, or to discourage weeds or retain moisture.
           An organic mulch is a mulch made of natural substances such as leaves or grass clippings.
     2. n. (agriculture) A material used as mulch, as a decorative redwood bark mulch.
     3. v. (agriculture) To apply mulch.
           Mulch your vegetable garden to retain moisture and keep weeds down.
     4. v. (agriculture) To turn into mulch.
           I decided to mulch the grass clippings.
     1. n. plural of I
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of be
           He is a doctor. He retired some time ago.
           Should he do the task, it is vital that you follow him.
     3. n. plural of i
           remember to dot your is
          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?
     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.
with a grin
a thing that sang
     1. n. (agriculture, horticulture) Any material used to cover the top layer of soil to protect, insulate, or decorate it, or to discourage weeds or retain moisture.
           An organic mulch is a mulch made of natural substances such as leaves or grass clippings.
     2. n. (agriculture) A material used as mulch, as a decorative redwood bark mulch.
     3. v. (agriculture) To apply mulch.
           Mulch your vegetable garden to retain moisture and keep weeds down.
     4. v. (agriculture) To turn into mulch.
           I decided to mulch the grass clippings.
     1. n. (UK dialectal, or obsolete) A grub or maggot.
     2. v. simple past tense and past participle of make
her eyes made a slow
made him almost sick
          1. v. (Wearside, dialectal) to make
          1. v. To create.
          2. v.          To build, construct, or produce.
                        We made a bird feeder for our yard.
                        I'll make a man out of him yet.
          3. v.          To write or compose.
                        I made a poem for her wedding.
                        He made a will.
          4. v.          To bring about; to effect or produce by means of some action.
                        make war
                        They were just a bunch of ne'er-do-wells who went around making trouble for honest men.
          5. v.          (religious) To create (the universe), especially (in Christianity) from nothing.
                        God made earth and heaven.
          6. v. (intransitive, now mostly colloquial) To behave, to act.
                To make like a deer caught in the headlights.
                They made nice together, as if their fight never happened.
                He made as if to punch him, but they both laughed and shook hands.
          7. v. (intransitive) To tend; to contribute; to have effect; with for or against.
          8. v. To constitute.
                They make a cute couple.
                This makes the third infraction.
                One swallow does not a summer make.
          9. v. 1995, Harriette Simpson Arnow: Critical Essays on Her Work, p.46:
          10. v. To add up to, have a sum of.
                Two and four make six.
          11. v. (intransitive, construed with of typically interrogative) To interpret.
                I don’t know what to make of it.
          12. v. (transitive, usually stressed) To bring into success.
                This company is what made you.
                She married into wealth and so has it made.
          13. v. (ditransitive, second object is an adjective or participle) To cause to be.
                The citizens made their objections clear.
                This might make you a bit woozy.
                Did I make myself heard?
                Scotch will make you a man.
          14. v. To cause to appear to be; to represent as.
          15. v. (ditransitive, second object is a verb) To cause (to do something); to compel (to do something).
                You're making her cry.
                I was made to feel like a criminal.
          16. v. (ditransitive, second object is a verb, can be stressed for emphasis or clarity) To force to do.
                The teacher made the student study.
                Don’t let them make you suffer.
          17. v. (ditransitive, of a fact) To indicate or suggest to be.
                His past mistakes don’t make him a bad person.
          18. v. (transitive, of a bed) To cover neatly with bedclothes.
          19. v. (transitive, US slang) To recognise, identify.
          20. v. (transitive, colloquial) To arrive at a destination, usually at or by a certain time.
                We should make Cincinnati by 7 tonight.
          21. v. (intransitive, colloquial) To proceed (in a direction).
                They made westward over the snowy mountains.
                Make for the hills! It's a wildfire!
                They made away from the fire toward the river.
          22. v. To cover (a given distance) by travelling.
          23. v. To move at (a speed).
                The ship could make 20 knots an hour in calm seas.
                This baby can make 220 miles an hour.
          24. v. To appoint; to name.
          25. v. (transitive, slang) To induct into the Mafia or a similar organization (as a made man).
          26. v. (intransitive, colloquial, euphemistic) To defecate or urinate.
          27. v. To earn, to gain (money, points, membership or status).
                They hope to make a bigger profit.
                He didn't make the choir after his voice changed.
                She made ten points in that game.
          28. v. To pay, to cover (an expense); chiefly used after expressions of inability.
          29. v. (obsolete, intransitive) To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.
          30. v. To enact; to establish.
          31. v. To develop into; to prove to be.
                She'll make a fine president.
          32. v. To form or formulate in the mind.
                make plans
                made a questionable decision
          33. v. To perform a feat.
                make a leap
                make a pass
                make a u-turn
          34. v. (obsolete) To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; often in the phrase to meddle or make.
          35. v. (obsolete) To increase; to augment; to accrue.
          36. v. (obsolete) To be engaged or concerned in.
          37. v. (now archaic) To cause to be (in a specified place), used after a subjective what.
          38. v. (transitive, euphemism) To take the virginity of.
          39. v. To have sexual intercourse with.
          40. n. (often of a car) Brand or kind; often paired with model.
                What make of car do you drive?
          41. n. How a thing is made; construction.
          42. n. Origin of a manufactured article; manufacture.
                The camera was of German make.
          43. n. Quantity produced, especially of materials.
          44. n. (dated) The act or process of making something, especially in industrial manufacturing.
          45. n. A person's character or disposition.
          46. n. (bridge) The declaration of the trump for a hand.
          47. n. (physics) The closing of an electrical circuit.
          48. n. (computing) A software utility for automatically building large applications, or an implementation of this utility.
          49. n. (slang) Recognition or identification, especially from police records or evidence.
          50. n. (slang) Past or future target of seduction (usually female).
          51. n. (slang) A promotion.
          52. n. A home-made project
          53. n. (basketball) A made basket.
          54. n. (dialectal) Mate; a spouse or companion.
          55. n. (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England, now rare) A halfpenny.
          1. v. (Geordie, dialectal) To make.
                Will ye myek is a stotty for me bait pet?
     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.
being afraid of them
with a motion of his hand
     1. adj. That exists and evolved within the confines of an ecosystem.
           The species will be under threat if its natural habitat is destroyed.
     2. adj. Of or relating to nature.
           In the natural world the fit tend to live on while the weak perish.
     3. adj. Without artificial additives.
           Natural food is healthier than processed food.
     4. adj. As expected; reasonable.
           It's natural for business to be slow on Tuesdays.
           His prison sentence was the natural consequence of a life of crime.
     5. adj. (music) Neither sharp nor flat. Denoted ♮.
           There's a wrong note here: it should be C natural instead of C sharp.
     6. adj. (music) Produced by natural organs, such as those of the human throat, in distinction from instrumental music.
     7. adj. (music) Applied to an air or modulation of harmony which moves by easy and smooth transitions, digressing but little from the original key.
     8. adj. (math) Having 1 as the base of the system, of a function or number.
     9. adj. Without, or prior to, modification or adjustment.
           the natural motion of a gravitating body
           The chairs were all natural oak but the table had a lurid finish.
           So-called second-generation silicone breast implants looked and felt more like the natural breast.
     10. adj.          (dice) The result of a dice roll before bonuses or penalties are added to or subtracted from the result.
     11. adj. Having the character or sentiments properly belonging to one's position; not unnatural in feelings.
     12. adj. (obsolete) Connected by the ties of consanguinity.
     13. adj. (obsolete) Born out of wedlock; illegitimate; bastard.
           a natural child
     14. adj. (of sexual intercourse) Without a condom.
           We made natural love.
     15. n. (now rare) A native inhabitant of a place, country etc.
     16. n. (music) A note that is not or is no longer to be modified by an accidental, or the symbol ♮ used to indicate such a note.
     17. n. One with an innate talent at or for something.
           He's a natural on the saxophone.
     18. n. An almost white colour, with tints of grey, yellow or brown; originally that of natural fabric.
           (color panel, FAD6A5)
     19. n. (archaic) One with a simple mind; a fool or idiot.
     20. n. (colloquial, chiefly UK) One's natural life.
     21. n. (US, colloquial) A hairstyle for people with afro-textured hair in which the hair is not straightened or otherwise treated.
     22. n. (algebra) Closed under submodules, direct sums, and injective hulls.
in a resolutely natural voice
partly from a natural nervous energy
     1. n. plural of substance
          1. n. Physical matter; material.
          2. n. The essential part of anything; the most vital part.
          3. n. Substantiality; solidity; firmness.
                Some textile fabrics have little substance.
          4. n. Material possessions; estate; property; resources.
                a man of substance
          5. n. A form of matter that has constant chemical composition and characteristic properties.
          6. n. Drugs (illegal narcotics)
                substance abuse
          7. n. (theology) Hypostasis.
          8. v. (rare, transitive) To give substance to; to make real or substantial.
     1. det. (demonstrative) Like this, that, these, those; used to make a comparison with something implied by context.
           I’ve never seen such clouds in the sky before.  Such is life.
     2. det. (particularly used in formal documents) Any.
           the above address or at such other address as may notify
     3. det. Used as an intensifier; roughly equivalent to very much of.
           The party was such a bore.
     4. det. (obsolete) A certain; representing the object as already particularized in terms which are not mentioned.
     5. pron. A person, a thing, people or things like the one or ones already mentioned.
     6. n. (philosophy) Something being indicated that is similar to something else.
such was the chorus of praise
but she made such a point of it
     1. n. plural of A
           She went from getting Cs and Ds to earning straight As.
     2. adv. To such an extent or degree.
           You’re not as tall as I am.
           It's not as well made, but it's twice as expensive.
     3. adv. In the manner or role specified.
           The kidnappers released him as agreed.
           The parties were seen as agreeing on a range of issues.
           He was never seen as the boss, but rather as a friend.
     4. adv. (dated) For example (compare such as).
     5. conj. In the same way that; according to what.
           Do as I say!
           I'm under a lot of pressure, as you know.
           As you wish, my lord!
     6. conj. At the same instant that; when.
           As I came in, she flew.
     7. conj. At the same time that; while.
           He sleeps as the rain falls.
     8. conj. Varying through time in the same proportion that.
           As my fear grew, so did my legs become heavy.
     9. conj. Being that, considering that, because, since.
           As it’s too late, I quit.
     10. conj. Introducing a basis of comparison, after as, so, or a comparison of equality.
           She's twice as strong as I was two years ago.
           It's not so complicated as I expected.
     11. conj. (dated) Introducing a comparison with a hypothetical state (+ subjunctive); ‘as though’, ‘as if’.
     12. conj. Introducing a comparison with a hypothetical state with the verb elided; as if, as though.
     13. conj. (now England, US, regional) Functioning as a relative conjunction; that.
     14. conj. Expressing concession; though.
     15. conj. (obsolete, rare) Than.
     16. prep. Introducing a basis of comparison, with an object in the objective case.
           You are not as tall as me.
           They're big as houses.
     17. prep. In the role of.
           What is your opinion as a parent?
     18. n. (unit of weight) A libra.
     19. n. Any of several coins of Rome, coined in bronze or later copper; or the equivalent value.
     20. n. plural of a
     1. n. plural of leaf
     2. n. plural of leave
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of leave
          1. v. To have a consequence or remnant.
          2. v.          To cause or allow (something) to remain as available; to refrain from taking (something) away; to stop short of consuming or otherwise depleting (somet
                        I left my car at home and took a bus to work.  The ants did not leave so much as a crumb of bread.  There's not much food left. We'd be
          3. v.          To cause, to result in.
                        The lightning left her dazzled for several minutes.  Infantile paralysis left him lame for the rest of his life.
          4. v.          To put; to place; to deposit; to deliver, with a sense of withdrawing oneself.
                        Leave your hat in the hall.  We should leave the legal matters to lawyers.  I left my sewing and went to the window to watch the fallin
          5. v. To depart; to separate from.
          6. v.          To let be or do without interference.
                        I left him to his reflections.  I leave my hearers to judge.
          7. v.          To depart from; to end one's connection or affiliation with.
                        I left the country and I left my wife.
          8. v.          To end one's membership in (a group); to terminate one's affiliation with (an organization); to stop participating in (a project).
                        I left the band.
          9. v.          (intransitive) To depart; to go away from a certain place or state.
                        I think you'd better leave.
          10. v. To transfer something.
          11. v.          To transfer possession of after death.
                        When my father died, he left me the house.
          12. v.          To give (something) to someone; to deliver (something) to a repository; to deposit.
                        I'll leave the car in the station so you can pick it up there.
          13. v.          To transfer responsibility or attention of (something) (to someone); to stop being concerned with.
                        Can't we just leave this to the experts?
          14. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To remain (behind); to stay.
          15. v. (transitive, archaic) To stop, desist from; to "leave off" (+ noun / gerund).
          16. n. (cricket) The action of the batsman not attempting to play at the ball.
          17. n. (billiards) The arrangement of balls in play that remains after a shot is made (which determines whether the next shooter — who may be either the same player, or an opponent — has good options, or onl
          18. n. Permission to be absent; time away from one's work.
                I've been given three weeks' leave by my boss.
          19. n. (dated, or legal) Permission.
                Might I beg leave to accompany you?
                The applicant now seeks leave to appeal and, if leave be granted, to appeal against these sentences.
          20. n. (dated) Farewell, departure.
                I took my leave of the gentleman without a backward glance.
          21. v. To give leave to; allow; permit; let; grant.
          22. v. (intransitive, rare) To produce leaves or foliage.Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed.
          23. v. (obsolete) To raise; to levy.
          1. n. The usually green and flat organ that represents the most prominent feature of most vegetative plants.
          2. n. Anything resembling the leaf of a plant.
          3. n. A sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin.
                gold leaf
          4. n. A sheet of a book, magazine, etc (consisting of two pages, one on each face of the leaf).
          5. n. (in the plural) Tea leaves.
          6. n. A flat section used to extend the size of a table.
          7. n. A moveable panel, e.g. of a bridge or door, originally one that hinged but now also applied to other forms of movement.
                The train car has one single-leaf and two double-leaf doors per side.
          8. n. (botany) A foliage leaf or any of the many and often considerably different structures it can specialise into.
          9. n. (computing, mathematics) In a tree, a node that has no descendants.
          10. n. The layer of fat supporting the kidneys of a pig, leaf fat.
          11. n. One of the teeth of a pinion, especially when small.
          12. v. (intransitive) To produce leaves; put forth foliage.
          13. v. To divide (a vegetable) into separate leaves.
                The lettuce in our burgers is 100% hand-leafed.
     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
     1. n. Any plant of the family Poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem and leaf bases that wrap around the stem, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.
     2. n. Various plants not in family Poaceae that resemble grasses.
     3. n. A lawn.
     4. n. (slang) Marijuana.
     5. n. (Britain, slang) An informer, police informer; one who betrays a group (of criminals, etc) to the authorities.
     6. n. (physics) Sharp, closely spaced discontinuities in the trace of a cathode-ray tube, produced by random interference.
     7. n. (slang) Noise on an A-scope or similar type of radar display.
     8. n. The season of fresh grass; spring.
     9. n. (obsolete, figurative) That which is transitory.
     10. n. (folk etymology) Asparagus.
     11. v. To lay out on the grass; to knock down (an opponent etc.).
     12. v. (transitive, or intransitive, slang) To act as a grass or informer, to betray; to report on (criminals etc) to the authorities.
     13. v. To cover with grass or with turf.
     14. v. To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.
     15. v. To bring to the grass or ground; to land.
           to grass a fish
     1. n. plural of clipping
          1. v. present participle of clip
          2. n. A piece of something removed by clipping.
                a clipping of hair
                grass clippings
          3. n. An article clipped from a newspaper.
          4. n. (linguistics) A short form (of a word) created by removing syllables.
                The word "ad" is a clipping of "advertisement".
          5. n. (signal processing) The process of cutting off a signal level that rises above a certain maximum level.
          6. n. (computer graphics) The use of a mask to hide part of an object or image.
          7. n. (American football) Falling, rolling, or throwing one's body on the back of an opponent's legs after approaching from behind.
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