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     1. adv. In the place of something (usually mentioned earlier); as a substitute or alternative.
           I was going to go shopping, but I went dancing instead.
and he found himself instead
     1. pron. (personal) The speakers/writers, or the speaker/writer and at least one other person (not the person being addressed). (This is the exclusive we.)
     2. pron. (personal) The speaker(s)/writer(s) and the person(s) being addressed. (This is the inclusive we.)
     3. pron. (personal) The speaker/writer alone. (This use of we is the editorial we, used by writers and others, including royalty—the royal we—as a less personal substitute for I. The reflexive case of this sen
     4. pron. (personal) The plural form of you, including everyone being addressed.
           How are we all tonight?
     5. pron. (personal, generally considered patronising) A second- or third-person pronoun for a person in the speaker's care.
           How are we feeling this morning?
     6. det. The speakers/writers, or the speaker/writer and at least one other person.
           We Canadians like to think of ourselves as different.
we mustn't take on
so we went downstairs
           Additional archaic forms are second-person singular present tense hast, third-person singular present tense hath, present participle haveing, and second-person singular past tense hadst.
     1. v. To possess, own, hold.
           I have a house and a car.
           Look what I have here — a frog I found on the street!
     2. v. To be related in some way to (with the object identifying the relationship).
           I have two sisters.
           I have a lot of work to do.
     3. v. To partake of a particular substance (especially a food or drink) or action.
           I have breakfast at six o'clock.
           Can I have a look at that?
           I'm going to have some pizza and a beer right now.
     4. v. To be scheduled to attend or participate in.
           What class do you have right now? I have English.
           Fred won't be able to come to the party; he has a meeting that day.
     5. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a past participle) (Used in forming the perfect aspect and the past perfect aspect.)
           I have already eaten today.
           I had already eaten.
     6. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a to-infinitive) See have to.
           I have to go.
     7. v. To give birth to.
           The couple always wanted to have children.
           My wife is having the baby right now!
           My mother had me when she was 25.
     8. v. To engage in sexual intercourse with.
           He's always bragging about how many women he's had.
     9. v. To accept as a romantic partner.
           Despite my protestations of love, she would not have me.
     10. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To cause to, by a command, request or invitation.
           They had me feed their dog while they were out of town.
     11. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To cause to be.
           He had him arrested for trespassing.
           The lecture's ending had the entire audience in tears.
     12. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To be affected by an occurrence. (Used in supplying a topic that is not a verb argument.)
           The hospital had several patients contract pneumonia last week.
           I've had three people today tell me my hair looks nice.
     13. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To depict as being.
           Their stories differed; he said he'd been at work when the incident occurred, but her statement had him at home that entire evening.
     14. v. (Used as interrogative auxiliary verb with a following pronoun to form tag questions. (For further discussion, see "Usage notes" below.))
           We haven't eaten dinner yet, have we?
           Your wife hasn't been reading that nonsense, has she?
           (UK usage) He has some money, hasn't he?
     15. v. (UK, slang) To defeat in a fight; take.
           I could have him!
           I'm gonna have you!
     16. v. (dated) To be able to speak a language.
           I have no German.
     17. v. To feel or be (especially painfully) aware of.
           Dan certainly has arms today, probably from scraping paint off four columns the day before.
     18. v. To be afflicted with, suffer from.
           He had a cold last week.
     19. v. To experience, go through, undergo.
           We had a hard year last year, with the locust swarms and all that.
           He had surgery on his hip yesterday.
           I'm having the time of my life!
     20. v. To trick, to deceive.
           You had me alright! I never would have thought that was just a joke.
     21. v. (transitive, often with present participle) To allow; to tolerate.
           The child screamed incessantly for his mother to buy him a toy, but she wasn't having any of it.
           I asked my dad if I could go to the concert this Thursday, but he wouldn't have it since it's a school night.
     22. v. (transitive, often used in the negative) To believe, buy, be taken in by.
           I made up an excuse as to why I was out so late, but my wife wasn't having any of it.
     23. v. To host someone; to take in as a guest.
           Thank you for having me!
     24. v. To get a reading, measurement, or result from an instrument or calculation.
           What do you have for problem two?
           I have two contacts on my scope.
     25. v. (transitive, of a jury) To consider a court proceeding that has been completed; to begin deliberations on a case.
           We'll schedule closing arguments for Thursday, and the jury will have the case by that afternoon.
     26. n. A wealthy or privileged person.
     27. n. (uncommon) One who has some (contextually specified) thing.
     28. n. (AU, NZ, informal) A fraud or deception; something misleading.
           They advertise it as a great deal, but I think it's a bit of a have.
so there you have it
which I have found valuable
     1. adj. Not the same.
     2. adj. Out of balance.
     3. n. One who is not an equal.
     1. n. The title of a justice of court.
     2. n. The state or characteristic of being just or fair.
           the justice of a description
     3. n. The ideal of fairness, impartiality, etc., especially with regard to the punishment of wrongdoing.
           Justice was served.
     4. n. Judgment and punishment of a party who has allegedly wronged another.
           to demand justice
     5. n. The civil power dealing with law.
           Ministry of Justice
           the justice system
     6. n. A title given to judges of certain courts; capitalized as a title.
           Mr. Justice Krever presides over the appellate court
     7. n. Correctness, conforming to reality or rules.
     1. adj. Founded on; having a basis; often used in combining forms.
           That was a soundly based argument.
     2. adj. (slang) Not caring what others think about his or her personality, style, or behavior; focused on maintaining individuality.
     3. v. simple past tense and past participle of base
     4. v. Being derived from (usually followed by on or upon).
           It's a new film based on a best-selling novel.
     5. v. Having a base
           The ladder is based on the even sidewalk for stability.
     6. v. Having a base of operations.
           The company is based in New York.
          1. n. Something from which other things extend; a foundation.
          2. n.          A supporting, lower or bottom component of a structure or object.
          3. n. The starting point of a logical deduction or thought; basis.
          4. n. A permanent structure for housing military personnel and material.
          5. n. The place where decisions for an organization are made; headquarters.
          6. n. (cooking, painting, pharmacy) A basic but essential component or ingredient.
          7. n. A substance used as a mordant in dyeing.
          8. n. (cosmetics) Foundation: a cosmetic cream to make the face appear uniform.
          9. n. (chemistry) Any of a class of generally water-soluble compounds, having bitter taste, that turn red litmus blue, and react with acids to form salts.
          10. n. Important areas in games and sports.
          11. n.          A safe zone in the children's games of tag and hide-and-go-seek.
          12. n.          (baseball) One of the three places that a runner can stand without being subject to being tagged out.
          13. n. (architecture) The lowermost part of a column, between the shaft and the pedestal or pavement.
          14. n. (biology, biochemistry) A nucleotide's nucleobase in the context of a DNA or RNA biopolymer.
          15. n. (botany) The end of a leaf, petal or similar organ where it is attached to its support.
          16. n. (electronics) The name of the controlling terminal of a bipolar transistor (BJT).
          17. n. (geometry) The lowest side of a in a triangle or other polygon, or the lowest face of a cone, pyramid or other polyhedron laid flat.
          18. n. (heraldry) The lowest third of a shield or escutcheon.
          19. n. (heraldry) The lower part of the field. See escutcheon.
          20. n. (mathematics) A number raised to the power of an exponent.
                The logarithm to base 2 of 8 is 3.
          21. n. (mathematics) (synonym of radix).
          22. n. (topology) The set of sets from which a topology is generated.
          23. n. (topology) A topological space, looked at in relation to one of its covering spaces, fibrations, or bundles.
          24. n. (acrobatics, cheerleading) In hand-to-hand balance, the person who supports the flyer; the person that remains in contact with the ground.
          25. n. (linguistics) A morpheme (or morphemes) that serves as a basic foundation on which affixes can be attached.
          26. n. (music) (dated form of bass)
          27. n. (military, historical) The smallest kind of cannon.
          28. n. (archaic) The housing of a horse.
          29. n. (historical, in the plural) A kind of skirt (often of velvet or brocade, but sometimes of mailed armour) which hung from the middle to about the knees, or lower.
          30. n. (obsolete) The lower part of a robe or petticoat.
          31. n. (obsolete) An apron.
          32. n. A line in a survey which, being accurately determined in length and position, serves as the origin from which to compute the distances and positions of any points or objects connected with it by a sys
          33. v. To give as its foundation or starting point; to lay the foundation of.
          34. v. To be located (at a particular place).
          35. v. (acrobatics, cheerleading) To act as a base; to be the person supporting the flyer.
          36. adj. (obsolete) Low in height; short.
          37. adj. Low in place or position.
          38. adj. (obsolete) Of low value or degree.
          39. adj. (archaic) Of low social standing or rank; vulgar, common.
          40. adj. Morally reprehensible, immoral; cowardly.
          41. adj. (now rare) Inferior; unworthy, of poor quality.
          42. adj. Designating those metals which are not classed as precious or noble.
          43. adj. Alloyed with inferior metal; debased.
                base coin
                base bullion
          44. adj. (obsolete) Of illegitimate birth; bastard.
          45. adj. Not classical or correct.
                base Latin
          46. adj. obsolete form of bass
                the base tone of a violin
          47. adj. (legal) Not held by honourable service.
                A base estate is one held by services not honourable, or held by villenage. Such a tenure is called base, or low, and the tenant is a base tenant.
          48. n. (now chiefly US historical) The game of prisoners' bars.
     1. adj. In the state of being active, functioning or operating.
     2. adj. Performing according to schedule.
           Are we still on for tonight?
           Is the show still on?
     3. adj. (chiefly UK, informal, usually negative) Acceptable, appropriate.
           You can't do that; it's just not on.
     4. adj. (informal) Destined, normally in the context of a challenge being accepted; involved, doomed.
           "Five bucks says the Cavs win tonight." ―"You're on!".
           Mike just threw coffee onto Paul's lap. It's on now.
     5. adj. (baseball, informal) Having reached a base as a runner and being positioned there, awaiting further action from a subsequent batter.
     6. adj. (euphemistic) Menstruating.
     7. adv. To an operating state.
           turn the television on
     8. adv. Along, forwards (continuing an action).
           drive on, rock on
     9. adv. In continuation, at length.
           and so on.
           He rambled on and on.
     10. adv. (not US) Later.
           Ten years on, nothing had changed in the village.
     11. prep. Positioned at the upper surface of, touching from above.
           on the table;  on the couch
           The parrot was sitting on Jim's shoulder.
     12. prep. At or near; adjacent to.
           Soon we'll pass a statue on the left.
           The fleet is on the American coast.
           Croton-on-Hudson, Rostov-on-Don, Southend-on-Sea
     13. prep. Covering.
           He wore old shoes on his feet.
     14. prep. At the date of.
           Born on the 4th of July.
     15. prep. Some time during the day of.
           I'll see you on Monday.   The bus leaves on Friday.   Can I see you on a different day? On Sunday I'm busy.
     16. prep. Dealing with the subject of, about, or concerning something.
           A book on history.   The World Summit on the Information Society.
     17. prep. Touching; hanging from.
           The fruit ripened on the trees.   The painting hangs on the wall.
     18. prep. (informal) In the possession of.
           I haven't got any money on me.
     19. prep. Because of, or due to.
           To arrest someone on suspicion of bribery.   To contact someone on a hunch.
     20. prep. Upon; at the time of (and often because of).
           On Jack's entry, William got up to leave.
           On the addition of ammonia, a chemical reaction begins.
     21. prep. Paid for by.
           The drinks are on me tonight, boys.   The meal is on the house.   I paid for the airfare and meals for my family, but the hotel room was on the company.
     22. prep. Used to indicate a means or medium.
           I saw it on television.   Can't you see I'm on the phone?
     23. prep. Indicating a means of subsistence.
           They lived on ten dollars a week.   The dog survived three weeks on rainwater.
     24. prep. Away or occupied with (e.g. a scheduled activity).
           He's on his lunch break.   on vacation;  on holiday
     25. prep. Denoting performance or action by contact with the surface, upper part, or outside of anything; hence, by means of; with.
           to play on a violin or piano
           Her words made a lasting impression on my mind.
     26. prep. Regularly taking (a drug).
           You've been on these antidepressants far too long.   He's acting so strangely, I think he must be on something.
     27. prep. Under the influence of (a drug).
           He's acting crazy because he's on crack right now.
     28. prep. (mathematics) Having identical domain and codomain.
           a function on
     29. prep. (mathematics) HavingV^n as domain and V as codomain, for some set V and integer n.
           an operator on
     30. prep. (mathematics) Generated by.
           the free group on four letters
     31. prep. Supported by (the specified part of itself).
           A table can't stand on two legs.   After resting on his elbows, he stood on his toes, then walked on his heels.
     32. prep. At a given time after the start of something; at.
     33. prep. In addition to; besides; indicating multiplication or succession in a series.
           heaps on heaps of food
           mischief on mischief; loss on loss
     34. prep. (obsolete, regional) of
     35. prep. Indicating dependence or reliance; with confidence in.
           I depended on them for assistance.
           He will promise on certain conditions.
           Do you ever bet on horses?
     36. prep. Toward; for; indicating the object of an emotion.
           Have pity or compassion on him.
     37. prep. (obsolete) At the peril of, or for the safety of.
     38. prep. In the service of; connected with; of the number of.
           He is on a newspaper; I am on the committee.
     39. prep. By virtue of; with the pledge of.
           He affirmed or promised on his word, or on his honour.
     40. prep. To the account or detriment of; denoting imprecation or invocation, or coming to, falling, or resting upon.
           On us be all the blame.
           A curse on him!
           Please don't tell on her and get her in trouble.
           He turned on her and has been her enemy ever since.
           He went all honest on me, making me listen to his confession.
     41. v. (transitive, Singapore, Philippines) to switch on
           Can you on the light?
     42. prep. (UK dialectal, Scotland) Without.
     43. n. In the Japanese language, a pronunciation, or reading, of a kanji character that was originally based on the character's pronunciation in Chinese, contrasted with kun.
           Most kanji have two kinds of reading, called "on" and "kun".
on the other hand
we mustn't take on
     1. n. (alt-form, geography), especially when defined as a school subject.
     2. n. A description of the earth: a treatise or textbook on geography;(archaic) an atlas or gazetteer.
     3. n. The study of the physical properties of the earth, including how humans affect and are affected by them.
     4. n. Terrain: the physical properties of a region of the earth.
     5. n. Any subject considered in terms of its physical distribution.
     6. n. (astronomy) Similar books, studies, or regions concerning other planets.
     7. n. The physical arrangement of any place, particularly(UK) a house.
     8. n. (chiefly) The lavatory: a room used for urination and defecation.
     9. n. (figuratively) The relative arrangement of the parts of anything.
     10. n. (chiefly) A territory: a geographical area as a field of business or market sector.
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