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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 other words
in a troubled way
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.
for a moment
killed by a snake
selfless
     1. adj. Having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.
           In a selfless act of gratitude for saving his mother's life, Peter committed to giving money to his local breast cancer charity each year for the rest of his life.
act
     1. n. Something done, a deed.
           an act of goodwill
     2. n. (obsolete) Actuality.
     3. n. A product of a legislative body, a statute.
     4. n. The process of doing something.
           He was caught in the act of stealing.
     5. n. A formal or official record of something done.
     6. n. A division of a theatrical performance.
           The pivotal moment in the play was in the first scene of the second act.
     7. n. A performer or performers in a show.
           Which act did you prefer? The soloist or the band?
     8. n. Any organized activity.
     9. n. A display of behaviour.
     10. n. A thesis maintained in public, in some English universities, by a candidate for a degree, or to show the proficiency of a student.
     11. n. A display of behaviour meant to deceive.
           to put on an act
     12. v. (intransitive) To do something.
           If you don't act soon, you will be in trouble.
     13. v. (obsolete, transitive) To do (something); to perform.
     14. v. (intransitive) To perform a theatrical role.
           I started acting at the age of eleven in my local theatre.
     15. v. Of a play: to be acted out (well or badly).
     16. v. (intransitive) To behave in a certain way.
           He's acting strangely - I think there's something wrong with him.
     17. v. (copulative) To convey an appearance of being.
           He acted unconcerned so the others wouldn't worry.
     18. v. To do something that causes a change binding on the doer.
           act on behalf of John
     19. v. (intransitive, construed with on or upon) To have an effect (on).
           High-pressure oxygen acts on the central nervous system and may cause convulsions or death.
           Gravitational force acts on heavy bodies.
     20. v. To play (a role).
           He's been acting Shakespearean leads since he was twelve.
     21. v. To feign.
           He acted the angry parent, but was secretly amused.
     22. v. (mathematics, intransitive, construed with on or upon, of a group) To map via a homomorphism to a group of automorphisms (of).
           This group acts on the circle, so it can't be left-orderable!
     23. v. (obsolete, transitive) To move to action; to actuate; to animate.
his first act
my first act on arriving
of
     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
what was the cause of death
gratitude
     1. n. The state of being grateful.
for
     1. conj. (dated) Because.
     2. prep. Towards.
           The astronauts headed for the moon.
     3. prep. Directed at, intended to belong to.
           I have something for you.
     4. prep. In honor of, or directed towards the celebration or event of.
           We're having a birthday party for Janet.
           The cake is for Tom and Helen's anniversary.
           The mayor gave a speech for the charity gala.
     5. prep. Supporting.
           All those for the motion raise your hands.
     6. prep. Because of.
           He wouldn't apologize; and just for that, she refused to help him.
           (UK usage) He looks better for having lost weight.
           She was the worse for drink.
     7. prep. Over a period of time.
           I've lived here for three years.
           They fought for days over a silly pencil.
     8. prep. Throughout an extent of space.
     9. prep. On behalf of.
           I will stand in for him.
     10. prep. Instead of, or in place of.
     11. prep. In order to obtain or acquire.
           I am aiming for completion by the end of business Thursday.
           He's going for his doctorate.
           Do you want to go for coffee?
           People all over Greece looked to Delphi for answers.
           Can you go to the store for some eggs?
           I'm saving up for a car.
           Don't wait for an answer.
           What did he ask you for?
     12. prep. In the direction of: marks a point one is going toward.
           Run for the hills!
           He was headed for the door when he remembered.
     13. prep. By the standards of, usually with the implication of those standards being lower than one might otherwise expect.
           Fair for its day.
           She's spry for an old lady.
     14. prep. Despite, in spite of.
     15. prep. Used to indicate the subject of a to-infinitive.
           For that to happen now is incredibly unlikely. (=It is incredibly unlikely that that will happen now.)
           All I want is for you to be happy. (=All I want is that you be happy.)
     16. prep. (chiefly US) Out of; used to indicate a fraction, a ratio
           In term of base hits, Jones was three for four on the day
     17. prep. (cricket) Used as part of a score to indicate the number of wickets that have fallen.
           At close of play, England were 305 for 3.
     18. prep. To be, or as being.
     19. prep. (obsolete) (Indicating that in prevention of which, or through fear of which, anything is done.)
     20. prep. Used to construe various verbs (see the entries for individual phrasal verbs).
for a moment
she reached for it
saving
     1. n. A reduction in cost or expenditure.
           The shift of the supplier gave us a saving of 10 percent.
     2. n. (usually in the plural) Something (usually money) that is saved, particularly money that has been set aside for the future.
           I invested all my savings in gold.
           The collapse of Enron wiped out the life savings of many people, leaving them poor in their retirement.
     3. n. The action of the verb to save.
     4. n. (obsolete) exception; reservation
     5. v. present participle of save
     6. adj. (theology) That saves someone from damnation; redemptive.
     7. adj. Preserving; rescuing.
     8. adj. Thrifty; frugal.
           a saving cook
     9. adj. Bringing back in returns or in receipts the sum expended; incurring no loss, though not gainful.
           a saving bargain
           The ship has made a saving voyage.
     10. adj. Making reservation or exception.
           a saving clause
     11. adj. (in compound adjectives) relating to making a saving: e.g. labour-saving, energy-saving light bulbs.
     12. prep. With the exception of; except; save.
     13. prep. Without disrespect to.
     save
          1. n. In various sports, a block that prevents an opponent from scoring.
                The goaltender made a great save.
          2. n. (baseball) When a relief pitcher comes into a game leading by 3 points (runs) or less, and his team wins while continually being ahead.
                Jones retired seven to earn the save.
          3. n. (professional wrestling, slang) A point in a professional wrestling match when one or more wrestlers run to the ring to aid a fellow wrestler who is being beaten.
                The giant wrestler continued to beat down his smaller opponent, until several wrestlers ran in for the save.
          4. n. (computing) The act, process, or result of saving data to a storage medium.
                If you're hit by a power cut, you'll lose all of your changes since your last save.
                The game console can store up to eight saves on a single cartridge.
          5. n. (RPG) A saving throw.
          6. v. To prevent harm or difficulty.
          7. v.          To help (somebody) to survive, or rescue (somebody or something) from harm.
                        She was saved from drowning by a passer-by.
                        We were able to save a few of our possessions from the house fire.
          8. v.          To keep (something) safe; to safeguard.
          9. v.          To spare (somebody) from effort, or from something undesirable.
          10. v.          (theology) To redeem or protect someone from eternal damnation.
                        Jesus Christ came to save sinners.
          11. v.          (sports) To catch or deflect (a shot at goal).
          12. v. To put aside, to avoid.
          13. v.          To store for future use.
                        Let's save the packaging in case we need to send the product back.
          14. v.          To conserve or prevent the wasting of.
                        Save electricity by turning off the lights when you leave the room.
          15. v.          To obviate or make unnecessary.
          16. v.          (transitive, computing) To write a file to disk or other storage medium.
                        Where did I save that document? I can't find it on the desktop.
          17. v.          (intransitive) To economize or avoid waste.
          18. v.          (transitive, and intransitive) To accumulate money or valuables.
          19. prep. Except; with the exception of.
          20. conj. (dated) unless; except
His
     1. pron. honoraltcaps, his
     2. det. Belonging to him.
     3. det. (dated) Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
     4. det. (obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.)
     5. det. (archaic) Used as a genitive marker in place of ’s after a noun, especially a masculine noun ending in -s, to express the possessive case.
           Ahab his mark for Ahab's mark.
           Sejanus his Fall
     6. pron. That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
           The decision was his to live with.
     7. pron. alternative spelling of His
     8. n. plural of hi
mother
     1. n. A (human) female who (a) parents a child (b) gives birth to a baby (c) donates a fertilized egg or (d) donates a body cell which has resulted in a clone. Sometimes used in reference to a pregnant fema
           I am visiting my mother(a) today. — My sister-in-law has just become a mother.(b) — Nutrients and oxygen obtained by the mother(c) are conveyed to the fetus.
     2. n. A female parent of an animal.
           The lioness was a mother of four cubs.
     3. n. (figuratively) A female ancestor.
     4. n. (figuratively) A source or origin.
           The Mediterranean was mother to many cultures and languages.
     5. n. Something that is the greatest or most significant of its kind. (See mother of all).
     6. n. (when followed by a surname) A title of respect for one's mother-in-law.
           Mother Smith, meet my cousin, Doug Jones.
     7. n. (figuratively) Any elderly woman, especially within a particular community.
     8. n. (figuratively) Any person or entity which performs mothering.
     9. n. The principal piece of an astrolabe, into which the others are fixed.
     10. n. The female superior or head of a religious house; an abbess, etc.
     11. n. (obsolete) Hysterical passion; hysteria.
     12. v. (chiefly transitive) To give birth to or produce (as its female parent) a child. (Compare father.)
     13. v. To treat as a mother would be expected to treat her child; to nurture.
     14. n. A stringy, mucilaginous or film- or membrane-like substance (consisting of acetobacters) which develops in fermenting alcoholic liquids (such as wine, or cider), and turns the alcohol into acetic acid
           pieces of mother, adding mother to vinegar
     15. v. To cause to contain mother, , that substance which develops in fermenting alcohol and turns it into vinegar.
           mothered oil / vinegar / wine
     16. v. (intransitive, of an alcohol) To develop mother.
     17. n. (euphemistic, coarse, slang) Motherfucker.
     18. n. (euphemistic, colloquial) A striking example.
     19. n. alternative form of moth-er
of the mother whose child is about to speak a piece
life
     1. n. The state of organisms preceding their death, characterized by biological processes such as metabolism and reproduction and distinguishing them from inanimate objects; the state of being alive and liv
           Having experienced both, the vampire decided that he preferred (un)death to life.  He gave up on life.
     2. n.          (biology) The status possessed by any of a number of entities, including animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, and sometimes viruses, which have the proper
     3. n. The animating principle or force that keeps an inorganic thing or concept metaphorically alive (dynamic, relevant, etc) and makes it a "living document", "living constitution", etc.
     4. n. Lifeforms, generally or collectively.
           It's life, but not as we know it.   She discovered plant life on the planet.   The rover discovered signs of life on the alien world.
     5. n. A living individual; the fact of a particular individual being alive. (Chiefly when indicating individuals were lost (died) or saved.)
           Many lives were lost during the war.   Her quick thinking saved many dogs' lives.
     6. n. Existence
           Man's life on this planet has been marked by continual conflict.   the eternal life of the soul
     7. n.          A worthwhile existence.
                   He gets up early in the morning, works all day long — even on weekends — and hardly sees his family. That's no life!  His life was ruined by
     8. n.          A particular aspect of existence.
                    He struggled to balance his family life, social life and work life.   sex life, political life
     9. n.          (informal) Social life.
                   Get a life.
     10. n.          Something which is inherently part of a person's existence, such as job, family, a loved one, etc.
                    She's my love, my life.   Running the bakery is her life.
     11. n. A period of time during which something has existence.
     12. n.          The period during which one (a person, an animal, a plant; a civilization, species; a star; etc) is alive.
                   This light bulb is designed to have a life of 2,000 hours.
     13. n.          The span of time during which an object operates.
     14. n.          The period of time during which an object is recognizable.
                   The life of this milk carton may be thousands of years in this landfill.
     15. n.          A particular phase or period of existence.
     16. n.          A period extending from a when a (positive or negative) office, punishment, etc is conferred on someone until that person dies (or, sometimes, reaches
     17. n.         # (colloquial) A life sentence; a period of imprisonment that lasts until the convict's death (or, sometimes, parole).
     18. n. Animation; spirit; vivacity.
     19. n.          The most lively component or participant.
     20. n. A biography.
           His life of the founder is finished, except for the title.
     21. n. Nature, reality, and the forms that exist it.
     22. n. An opportunity for existence.
     23. n.          (video games) One of the player's chances to play, lost when the player's character dies or when certain mistakes are made.
                   Scoring 1000 points is rewarded with an extra life.
     24. n.          (baseball, softball) A chance for the batter (or batting team) to bat again, given as a result of an misplay by a member of the fielding team.
     25. n. (insurance) The life insurance industry.
           I work in life.
     26. n. A life assured under a life assurance policy (equivalent to the policy itself for a single life contract).
not on your life
something flashed to life
peter
     1. n. (slang) The penis.
     2. n. (slang) A safe.
     3. v. (most often used in the phrase peter out) To dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing.
     4. v. (card games, intransitive) (synonym of blue peter)
committed
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of commit
     2. adj. Obligated by a pledge to some course of action.
     3. adj. showing commitment.
     4. adj. Associated in an exclusive (but not necessarily permanent) sexual relationship.
     5. adj. (rhetoric) Required by logic to endorse the conclusion of an argument.
and you will see for yourself how the crime was committed
     commit
          1. v. To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to entrust; to consign; — used with to, unto.
          2. v. To put in charge of a jailer; to imprison.
          3. v. to have enter an establishment, such as a hospital or asylum, as a patient
                Tony should be committed to a nuthouse!
          4. v. To do (something bad); to perpetrate, as a crime, sin, or fault.
                to commit murder
                to commit a series of heinous crimes
          5. v. To join a contest; to match; followed by with.
          6. v. To pledge or bind; to compromise, expose, or endanger by some decisive act or preliminary step. (Traditionally used only reflexively but now also without oneself etc.)http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/amer
                to commit oneself to a certain action
                to commit to a relationship
          7. v. (computing) To make a set of changes permanent.
          8. v. (obsolete, Latinism) To confound.
          9. v. (obsolete, intransitive) To commit an offence; especially, to fornicate.
          10. v. (obsolete, intransitive) To be committed or perpetrated; to take place; to occur.
          11. n. (computing) The act of committing (e.g. a database transaction or source code into a source control repository), making it a permanent change.
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
to the sink
to an impressive suite
giving
     1. v. present participle of give
           These bright surfaces are sprayed with a fine spray of ink, thus giving them an even surface. - First Usenet use via Google Groups, fa.human-nets, 6 May 1981 0359-EDT, Gary Feldman at CMU-10A
     2. adj. having the tendency to give; generous
           To become like Christ involves everything else: becoming a loving and giving person, having confidence enabling you to be vulnerable (psychologically and physically; Jesus did both), having the
     3. n. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
     4. n. A gift; a benefaction.
     5. n. The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.
     give
          1. v. (ditransitive) To move, shift, provide something abstract or concrete to someone or something or somewhere.
          2. v.          To transfer one's possession or holding of (something) to (someone).
                        I gave him my coat.
                        I gave my coat to the beggar.
                        When they asked, I gave my coat.
          3. v.          To make a present or gift of.
                        I'm going to give my wife a necklace for her birthday.
                        She gave a pair of shoes to her husband for their anniversary.
                        He gives of his energies to the organization.
          4. v.          To pledge.
                        I gave him my word that I'd protect his children.
          5. v.          To provide (something) to (someone), to allow or afford.
                        I gave them permission to miss tomorrow's class.
                        Please give me some more time.
          6. v.          To cause (a sensation or feeling) to exist in.
                        It gives me a lot of pleasure to be here tonight.
                        The fence gave me an electric shock.
                        My mother-in-law gives me nothing but grief.
          7. v.          To carry out (a physical interaction) with (something).
                        I want to give you a kiss.
                        She gave him a hug.
                        I'd like to give the tire a kick.
                        I gave the boy a push on the swing.
                        She gave me a wink afterwards, so I knew she was joking.
          8. v.          To pass (something) into (someone's) hand or the like.
                        Give me your hand.
                        On entering the house, he gave his coat to the doorman.
          9. v.          To cause (a disease or condition) in, or to transmit (a disease or condition) to.
                        My boyfriend gave me chlamydia.
                        He was convinced that it was his alcoholism that gave him cancer.
          10. v. (ditransitive) To estimate or predict (a duration or probability) for (something).
                I give it ten minutes before he gives up.
                I give it a 95% chance of success.
                I'll give their marriage six months.
          11. v. (intransitive) To yield slightly when a force is applied.
          12. v. (intransitive) To collapse under pressure or force.
                One pillar gave, then more, and suddenly the whole floor pancaked onto the floor below.
          13. v. To provide, as, a service or a broadcast.
                They're giving my favorite show!
          14. v. (intransitive) To lead (onto or into).
                The master bedroom gives onto a spacious balcony.
          15. v. (transitive, dated) To provide a view of.
                His window gave the park.
          16. v. To exhibit as a product or result; to produce; to yield.
                The number of men, divided by the number of ships, gives four hundred to each ship.
          17. v. To cause; to make; used with the infinitive.
          18. v. To cause (someone) to have; produce in (someone); effectuate.
          19. v. To allow or admit by way of supposition; to concede.
                He can be bad-tempered, I'll give you that, but he's a hard worker.
          20. v. To attribute; to assign; to adjudge.
          21. v. To communicate or announce (advice, tidings, etc.); to pronounce or utter (an opinion, a judgment, a shout, etc.).
          22. v. (dated) To grant power or permission to; to allow.
          23. v. (reflexive) To devote or apply (oneself).
                The soldiers give themselves to plunder.
                That boy is given to fits of bad temper.
          24. v. (obsolete) To become soft or moist.
          25. v. (obsolete) To shed tears; to weep.
          26. v. (obsolete) To have a misgiving.
          27. v. To be going on, to be occurring
                What gives?
          28. n. The amount of bending that something undergoes when a force is applied to it; a tendency to yield under pressure; resilence.
                This chair doesn't have much give.
                There is no give in his dogmatic religious beliefs.
money
     1. n. A legally or socially binding conceptual contract of entitlement to wealth, void of intrinsic value, payable for all debts and taxes, and regulated in supply.
     2. n. A generally accepted means of exchange and measure of value.
           Before colonial times cowry shells imported from Mauritius were used as money in Western Africa.
     3. n. A currency maintained by a state or other entity which can guarantee its value (such as a monetary union).
           money supply;  money market
     4. n. Hard cash in the form of banknotes and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks, credit cards, or credit more generally.
     5. n. The total value of liquid assets available for an individual or other economic unit, such as cash and bank deposits.
     6. n. Wealth.
           He was born with money.
     7. n. An item of value between two or more parties used for the exchange of goods or services.
     8. n. A person who funds an operation.
and no other money at all
as far as money was concerned
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
to be sure
he went to the sink
His
     1. pron. honoraltcaps, his
     2. det. Belonging to him.
     3. det. (dated) Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
     4. det. (obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.)
     5. det. (archaic) Used as a genitive marker in place of ’s after a noun, especially a masculine noun ending in -s, to express the possessive case.
           Ahab his mark for Ahab's mark.
           Sejanus his Fall
     6. pron. That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
           The decision was his to live with.
     7. pron. alternative spelling of His
     8. n. plural of hi
local
     1. adj. From or in a nearby location.
           We prefer local produce.
     2. adj. (computing, of a variable or identifier) Having limited scope (either lexical or dynamic); only being accessible within a certain portion of a program.
     3. adj. (mathematics, not comparable, of a condition or state) Applying to each point in a space rather than the space as a whole.
     4. adj. (medicine) Of or pertaining to a restricted part of an organism.
           The patient didn't want to be sedated, so we applied only local anesthesia.
     5. adj. Descended from an indigenous population.
           Hawaiian Pidgin is spoken by the local population.
     6. n. A person who lives near a given place.
           It's easy to tell the locals from the tourists.
     7. n. A branch of a nationwide organization such as a trade union.
           I'm in the TWU, too. Local 6.
     8. n. (rail transport) A train that stops at all, or almost all, stations between its origin and destination, including very small ones.
           The expresses skipped my station, so I had to take a local.
     9. n. (British) One's nearest or regularly frequented public house or bar.
           I got barred from my local, so I've started going all the way into town for a drink.
     10. n. (programming) A locally scoped identifier.
           Functional programming languages usually don't allow changing the immediate value of locals once they've been initialized, unless they're explicitly marked as being mutable.
     11. n. (US, slang) An item of news relating to the place where the newspaper is published.
     12. n. (colloquial, medicine) (clipping of local anesthetic)
           1989, Road House, 39:59:
           Well, Mr. Dalton, you may add nine staples to your dossier of thirty‐one broken bones, two bullet wounds, nine puncture wounds and four steel screws. That’s an estimate, of course. I’ll give yo
breast
     1. n. (anatomy) Either of the two organs on the front of a female human's chest, which contain the mammary glands; also the analogous organs in males.
           Tanya's breasts grew remarkably during pregnancy.
     2. n. (anatomy) The chest, or front of the human thorax.
     3. n. A section of clothing covering the breast area.
     4. n. The figurative seat of the emotions, feelings etc.; one's heart or innermost thoughts.
           She kindled hope in the breast of all who heard her.
     5. n. The ventral portion of an animal's thorax.
           The robin has a red breast.
     6. n. A choice cut of poultry, especially chicken or turkey, taken from the bird’s breast; also a cut of meat from other animals, breast of mutton, veal, pork.
           Would you like breast or wing?
     7. n. The front or forward part of anything.
           a chimney breast; a plough breast
     8. n. (mining) The face of a coal working.
     9. n. (mining) The front of a furnace.
     10. n. (obsolete) The power of singing; a musical voice.
     11. v. (transitive, often, figurative) To push against with the breast; to meet full on, oppose, face
           He breasted the hill and saw the town before him.
Cancer
     1. n. Someone with a Cancer star sign.
     2. n. (medicine, oncology, disease) A disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled (and often rapid) proliferation.
     3. n. (figuratively) Something damaging that spreads throughout something else.
charity
     1. n. An organization, the objective of which is to carry out a charitable purpose.
     2. n. The goods or money given to those in need.
     3. n. Benevolence to others less fortunate than ourselves; the providing of goods or money to those in need.
     4. n. In general, an attitude of kindness and understanding towards others, now especially suggesting generosity.
     5. n. (obsolete) Christian love; representing God's love of man, man's love of God, or man's love of his fellow-men.
each
     1. det. All; every; qualifying a singular noun, indicating all examples of the thing so named seen as individual or separate items (compare every).
           make sure you wash each bowl well;  the sun comes up each morning and sets each night
     2. det. Every one; every thing.
           I'm going to give each of you a chance to win.
     3. det. For one; per.
           The apples cost 50 cents each.
     4. n. (operations, philosophy) An individual item: the least quantitative unit in a grouping.
when they held each other
not looking at each other
year
     1. n. A solar year, the time it takes the Earth to complete one revolution of the Sun (between 365.24 and 365.26 days depending on the point of reference).
           we moved to this town a year ago;  I quit smoking exactly one year ago
     2. n. (by extension) The time it takes for any astronomical object (such as a planet, dwarf planet, small Solar System body, or comet) in direct orbit around a star (such as the Sun) to make one revolution
           Mars goes around the sun once in a Martian year, or 1.88 Earth years.
     3. n. A period between set dates that mark a year, from January 1 to December 31 by the Gregorian calendar, from Tishiri 1 to Elul 29 by the Jewish calendar, and from Muharram 1 to Dhu al-Hijjah 29 or 30 by
           A normal year has 365 full days, but there are 366 days in a leap year.
           I was born in the year 1950.
           This Chinese year is the year of the Rooster.
     4. n. A scheduled part of a calendar year spent in a specific activity.
           During this school year I have to get up at 6:30 to catch the bus.
     5. n. (sciences) A Julian year, exactly 365.25 days, represented by "a".
     6. n. A level or grade in school or college.
           Every second-year student must select an area of specialization.
           The exams in year 12 at high school are the most difficult.
     7. n. The proportion of a creature's lifespan equivalent to one year of an average human lifespan (see also dog year).
           Geneticists have created baker's yeast that can live to 800 in yeast years.
year after year
year after year
for
     1. conj. (dated) Because.
     2. prep. Towards.
           The astronauts headed for the moon.
     3. prep. Directed at, intended to belong to.
           I have something for you.
     4. prep. In honor of, or directed towards the celebration or event of.
           We're having a birthday party for Janet.
           The cake is for Tom and Helen's anniversary.
           The mayor gave a speech for the charity gala.
     5. prep. Supporting.
           All those for the motion raise your hands.
     6. prep. Because of.
           He wouldn't apologize; and just for that, she refused to help him.
           (UK usage) He looks better for having lost weight.
           She was the worse for drink.
     7. prep. Over a period of time.
           I've lived here for three years.
           They fought for days over a silly pencil.
     8. prep. Throughout an extent of space.
     9. prep. On behalf of.
           I will stand in for him.
     10. prep. Instead of, or in place of.
     11. prep. In order to obtain or acquire.
           I am aiming for completion by the end of business Thursday.
           He's going for his doctorate.
           Do you want to go for coffee?
           People all over Greece looked to Delphi for answers.
           Can you go to the store for some eggs?
           I'm saving up for a car.
           Don't wait for an answer.
           What did he ask you for?
     12. prep. In the direction of: marks a point one is going toward.
           Run for the hills!
           He was headed for the door when he remembered.
     13. prep. By the standards of, usually with the implication of those standards being lower than one might otherwise expect.
           Fair for its day.
           She's spry for an old lady.
     14. prep. Despite, in spite of.
     15. prep. Used to indicate the subject of a to-infinitive.
           For that to happen now is incredibly unlikely. (=It is incredibly unlikely that that will happen now.)
           All I want is for you to be happy. (=All I want is that you be happy.)
     16. prep. (chiefly US) Out of; used to indicate a fraction, a ratio
           In term of base hits, Jones was three for four on the day
     17. prep. (cricket) Used as part of a score to indicate the number of wickets that have fallen.
           At close of play, England were 305 for 3.
     18. prep. To be, or as being.
     19. prep. (obsolete) (Indicating that in prevention of which, or through fear of which, anything is done.)
     20. prep. Used to construe various verbs (see the entries for individual phrasal verbs).
held for murder
for that matter
the
     1. art. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already
           I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
           The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
           The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
     2. art.          Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
                    The street that runs through my hometown.
     3. art. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
           No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
           God save the Queen!
     4. art. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
           That was the best apple pie ever.
     5. art.          Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
                    That apple pie was the best.
     6. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     7. art. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
           Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
     8. art. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar.
           No one in the whole country had seen it before.
           I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
     9. art. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
           A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
     10. art. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention.
           That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
     11. adv. 1=With a comparative ormore and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.
           The hotter the better.
           The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
           The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
           It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
     12. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often withfor it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated withnone.
           It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
           It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
           I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
by the way
my cat got in the room
rest
     1. n. (of a person or animal) Relief from work or activity by sleeping; sleep.
           I need to get a good rest tonight; I was up late last night.
           The sun sets, and the workers go to their rest.
     2. n. Any relief from exertion; a state of quiet and relaxation.
           We took a rest at the top of the hill to get our breath back.
     3. n. Peace; freedom from worry, anxiety, annoyances; tranquility.
           It was nice to have a rest from the phone ringing when I unplugged it for a while.
     4. n. (of an object or concept) A state of inactivity; a state of little or no motion; a state of completion.
           The boulder came to rest just behind the house after rolling down the mountain.
           The ocean was finally at rest.
           Now that we're all in agreement, we can put that issue to rest.
     5. n. (euphemistic) A final position after death.
           She was laid to rest in the village cemetery.
     6. n. (music) A pause of a specified length in a piece of music.
           Remember there's a rest at the end of the fourth bar.
     7. n. (music) A written symbol indicating such a pause in a musical score such as in sheet music.
     8. n. (physics) Absence of motion.
           The body's centre of gravity may affect its state of rest.
     9. n. (snooker) A stick with a U-, V- or X-shaped head used to support the tip of a cue when the cue ball is otherwise out of reach.
           Higgins can't quite reach the white with his cue, so he'll be using the rest.
     10. n. Any object designed to be used to support something else.
           She put the phone receiver back in its rest.
           He placed his hands on the arm rests of the chair.
     11. n. A projection from the right side of the cuirass of armour, serving to support the lance.
     12. n. A place where one may rest, either temporarily, as in an inn, or permanently, as, in an abode.
     13. n. (poetry) A short pause in reading poetry; a caesura.
     14. n. The striking of a balance at regular intervals in a running account. Often, specifically, the intervals after which compound interest is added to capital.
     15. n. (dated) A set or game at tennis.
     16. v. (intransitive) To cease from action, motion, work, or performance of any kind; stop; desist; be without motion.
     17. v. (intransitive) To come to a pause or an end; end.
     18. v. (intransitive) To be free from that which harasses or disturbs; be quiet or still; be undisturbed.
     19. v. (intransitive, transitive, reflexive) To be or to put into a state of rest.
           My day's work is over; now I will rest.   We need to rest the horses before we ride any further.   I shall not rest until I have uncovered the truth.   Rest assure
     20. v. (intransitive) To stay, remain, be situated.
           The blame seems to rest with your father.
     21. v. (transitive, intransitive, reflexive) To lean, lie, or lay.
           A column rests on its pedestal.
           I rested my head in my hands.   She rested against my shoulder.   I rested against the wall for a minute.
     22. v. (intransitive, transitive, legal, US) To complete one's active advocacy in a trial or other proceeding, and thus to wait for the outcome (however, one is still generally available to answer questions
           The defense rests, your Honor.   I rest my case.
     23. v. (intransitive) To sleep; slumber.
     24. v. (intransitive) To lie dormant.
     25. v. (intransitive) To sleep the final sleep; sleep in death; die; be dead.
     26. v. (intransitive) To rely or depend on.
           The decision rests on getting a bank loan.
     27. v. To be satisfied; to acquiesce.
     28. n. That which remains.
           She ate some of the food, but was not hungry enough to eat it all, so she put the rest in the refrigerator to finish later.
     29. n. Those not included in a proposition or description; the remainder; others.
     30. n. (finance) A surplus held as a reserved fund by a bank to equalize its dividends, etc.; in the Bank of England, the balance of assets above liabilities.
     31. v. (obsolete) To remain.
     32. v. (obsolete) To arrest.
just go on now with the rest of the story
which was so unlike all the rest of the sewing
of
     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
such was the chorus of praise
His
     1. pron. honoraltcaps, his
     2. det. Belonging to him.
     3. det. (dated) Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
     4. det. (obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.)
     5. det. (archaic) Used as a genitive marker in place of ’s after a noun, especially a masculine noun ending in -s, to express the possessive case.
           Ahab his mark for Ahab's mark.
           Sejanus his Fall
     6. pron. That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
           The decision was his to live with.
     7. pron. alternative spelling of His
     8. n. plural of hi
life
     1. n. The state of organisms preceding their death, characterized by biological processes such as metabolism and reproduction and distinguishing them from inanimate objects; the state of being alive and liv
           Having experienced both, the vampire decided that he preferred (un)death to life.  He gave up on life.
     2. n.          (biology) The status possessed by any of a number of entities, including animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, and sometimes viruses, which have the proper
     3. n. The animating principle or force that keeps an inorganic thing or concept metaphorically alive (dynamic, relevant, etc) and makes it a "living document", "living constitution", etc.
     4. n. Lifeforms, generally or collectively.
           It's life, but not as we know it.   She discovered plant life on the planet.   The rover discovered signs of life on the alien world.
     5. n. A living individual; the fact of a particular individual being alive. (Chiefly when indicating individuals were lost (died) or saved.)
           Many lives were lost during the war.   Her quick thinking saved many dogs' lives.
     6. n. Existence
           Man's life on this planet has been marked by continual conflict.   the eternal life of the soul
     7. n.          A worthwhile existence.
                   He gets up early in the morning, works all day long — even on weekends — and hardly sees his family. That's no life!  His life was ruined by
     8. n.          A particular aspect of existence.
                    He struggled to balance his family life, social life and work life.   sex life, political life
     9. n.          (informal) Social life.
                   Get a life.
     10. n.          Something which is inherently part of a person's existence, such as job, family, a loved one, etc.
                    She's my love, my life.   Running the bakery is her life.
     11. n. A period of time during which something has existence.
     12. n.          The period during which one (a person, an animal, a plant; a civilization, species; a star; etc) is alive.
                   This light bulb is designed to have a life of 2,000 hours.
     13. n.          The span of time during which an object operates.
     14. n.          The period of time during which an object is recognizable.
                   The life of this milk carton may be thousands of years in this landfill.
     15. n.          A particular phase or period of existence.
     16. n.          A period extending from a when a (positive or negative) office, punishment, etc is conferred on someone until that person dies (or, sometimes, reaches
     17. n.         # (colloquial) A life sentence; a period of imprisonment that lasts until the convict's death (or, sometimes, parole).
     18. n. Animation; spirit; vivacity.
     19. n.          The most lively component or participant.
     20. n. A biography.
           His life of the founder is finished, except for the title.
     21. n. Nature, reality, and the forms that exist it.
     22. n. An opportunity for existence.
     23. n.          (video games) One of the player's chances to play, lost when the player's character dies or when certain mistakes are made.
                   Scoring 1000 points is rewarded with an extra life.
     24. n.          (baseball, softball) A chance for the batter (or batting team) to bat again, given as a result of an misplay by a member of the fielding team.
     25. n. (insurance) The life insurance industry.
           I work in life.
     26. n. A life assured under a life assurance policy (equivalent to the policy itself for a single life contract).
not on your life
something flashed to life
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