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that's
     1. contraction. That is.
           That’s the book I've been looking for.
     2. contraction. That has.
           I’ve managed to find the solution to the problem that's been bugging me all day.
     3. contraction. That was.
     4. contraction. That does.
     5. pron. (rare, nonstandard) whose, of which
     that
          1. conj. Introducing a clause which is the subject or object of a verb (such as one involving reported speech), or which is a complement to a previous statement.
                He told me that the book is a good read.
                I believe that it is true. — She is convinced that he is British.
          2. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause expressing a reason or cause: because, in that.
                Be glad that you have enough to eat.
          3. conj. (now uncommon) Introducing a subordinate clause that expresses an aim, purpose or goal ("final"), and usually contains the auxiliaries may, might or should: so, so that.
          4. conj. Introducing — especially, but not exclusively, with an antecedent like so or such — a subordinate clause expressing a result, consequence or effect.
                The noise was so loud that she woke up.
                The problem was sufficiently important that it had to be addressed.
          5. conj. (archaic, or poetic) Introducing a premise or supposition for consideration: seeing as; inasmuch as; given that; as would appear from the fact that.
          6. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause modifying an adverb.
                Was John there? — Not that I saw.
                How often did she visit him? — Twice that I saw.
          7. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a desire or wish.
          8. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a strong emotion such as sadness or surprise.
          9. det. The (thing, person, idea, etc) indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote physically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "this", or if expressing distinction.
                That book is a good read. This one isn't.
                That battle was in 1450.
                That cat of yours is evil.
          10. pron. (demonstrative) The thing, person, idea, quality, event, action or time indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote geographically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "t
                He went home, and after that I never saw him again.
          11. pron. The known (thing); (used to refer to something just said).
                They're getting divorced. What do you think about that?
          12. pron. (demonstrative) The aforementioned quality; used together with a verb and pronoun to emphatically repeat a previous statement.
                The water is so cold! — That it is.
          13. pron. (relative) (plural that) Which, who; (representing a subject, direct object, indirect object, or object of a preposition).
                The CPR course that she took really came in handy.
                The house that he lived in was old and dilapidated.
          14. pron. (colloquial) (Used in place of relative adverbs such as where or when; often omitted.)
                the place that = where or to which I went last year
                the last time that = when I went to Europe
          15. adv. (degree) To a given extent or degree.
                "The ribbon was that thin." "I disagree, I say it was not that thin, it was thicker... or maybe thinner...".
          16. adv. (degree) To a great extent or degree; very, particularly (in negative constructions).
                I'm just not that sick.
                I did the run last year, and it wasn't that difficult.
          17. adv. (obsolete, outside, dialects) To such an extent; so. (in positive constructions).
                Ooh, I was that happy I nearly kissed her.
          18. n. (philosophy) Something being indicated that is there; one of those.
     is
          1. 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.
          2. n. plural of i
                remember to dot your is
what
     1. pron. (interrogative) Which thing, event, circumstance, etc.: (used interrogatively in asking for the specification of an identity, quantity, quality, etc.)
     2. pron. (relative, nonstandard) That; which; who.
     3. pron. That which; those that; the thing that.
           He knows what he wants.
           What goes up must come down.
           Keep up with what your friends are doing.
     4. pron. Whatever.
           I will do what I can to help you.
     5. adv. (usually followed by "with") In some manner or degree; in part; partly. See also what with
           What with singing and joking, the time passed quickly.
     6. adv. Such.
           What a pity.
           What a beautiful day!
     7. adv. (obsolete) Why?
     8. adv. (now rare) Used to introduce each of two coordinate phrases or concepts; both…and.
     9. adv. (Singlish) (alt form, wat) (used to contradict an assumption)
     10. interj. An expression of surprise or disbelief.
           What! That’s amazing.
     11. interj. Response that enquires what the asker desires (usually said unhappily).
     12. interj. (UK, colloquial, dated) (clipping of what do you say)?
           It’s a nice day, what?
     13. interj. What did you say? I beg your pardon?
     14. det. Which; which kind of.
           What shirt are you going to wear?
           What time is it?
           What kind of car is that?
     15. det. How much; how great (used in an exclamation).
           What talent he has!
           What a talent!
     16. det. (relative) Whatever
           Write down what things come into your mind.
     17. n. (obsolete) Something; thing; stuff.
     18. n. The identity of a thing, as an answer to a question of what.
     19. n. Something that is addressed by , as opposed to a person, addressed by who.
what is it
what do you mean
put
     1. v. To place something somewhere.
           She put her books on the table.
     2. v. To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition.
           Put your house in order!
           He is putting all his energy into this one task.
           She tends to put herself in dangerous situations.
     3. v. (finance) To exercise a put option.
           He got out of his Procter and Gamble bet by putting his shares at 80.
     4. v. To express something in a certain manner.
           When you put it that way, I guess I can see your point.
     5. v. (athletics) To throw a heavy iron ball, as a sport. (See shot put. Do not confuse with putt.)
     6. v. To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
     7. v. To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
     8. v. To attach or attribute; to assign.
           to put a wrong construction on an act or expression
     9. v. (obsolete) To lay down; to give up; to surrender.
     10. v. To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention.
           to put a question; to put a case
     11. v. (obsolete) To incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige.
     12. v. (mining) To convey coal in the mine, as for example from the working to the tramway.
     13. n. (business) A right to sell something at a predetermined price.
     14. n. (finance) A contract to sell a security at a set price on or before a certain date.
           He bought a January '08 put for Procter and Gamble at 80 to hedge his bet.
     15. n. The act of putting; an action; a movement; a thrust; a push.
           the put of a ball
     16. n. An old card game.
     17. n. (obsolete) An idiot; a foolish person; a duffer.
     18. n. (obsolete) A prostitute.
but he put me off
she did not put it into words
that
     1. conj. Introducing a clause which is the subject or object of a verb (such as one involving reported speech), or which is a complement to a previous statement.
           He told me that the book is a good read.
           I believe that it is true. — She is convinced that he is British.
     2. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause expressing a reason or cause: because, in that.
           Be glad that you have enough to eat.
     3. conj. (now uncommon) Introducing a subordinate clause that expresses an aim, purpose or goal ("final"), and usually contains the auxiliaries may, might or should: so, so that.
     4. conj. Introducing — especially, but not exclusively, with an antecedent like so or such — a subordinate clause expressing a result, consequence or effect.
           The noise was so loud that she woke up.
           The problem was sufficiently important that it had to be addressed.
     5. conj. (archaic, or poetic) Introducing a premise or supposition for consideration: seeing as; inasmuch as; given that; as would appear from the fact that.
     6. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause modifying an adverb.
           Was John there? — Not that I saw.
           How often did she visit him? — Twice that I saw.
     7. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a desire or wish.
     8. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a strong emotion such as sadness or surprise.
     9. det. The (thing, person, idea, etc) indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote physically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "this", or if expressing distinction.
           That book is a good read. This one isn't.
           That battle was in 1450.
           That cat of yours is evil.
     10. pron. (demonstrative) The thing, person, idea, quality, event, action or time indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote geographically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "t
           He went home, and after that I never saw him again.
     11. pron. The known (thing); (used to refer to something just said).
           They're getting divorced. What do you think about that?
     12. pron. (demonstrative) The aforementioned quality; used together with a verb and pronoun to emphatically repeat a previous statement.
           The water is so cold! — That it is.
     13. pron. (relative) (plural that) Which, who; (representing a subject, direct object, indirect object, or object of a preposition).
           The CPR course that she took really came in handy.
           The house that he lived in was old and dilapidated.
     14. pron. (colloquial) (Used in place of relative adverbs such as where or when; often omitted.)
           the place that = where or to which I went last year
           the last time that = when I went to Europe
     15. adv. (degree) To a given extent or degree.
           "The ribbon was that thin." "I disagree, I say it was not that thin, it was thicker... or maybe thinner...".
     16. adv. (degree) To a great extent or degree; very, particularly (in negative constructions).
           I'm just not that sick.
           I did the run last year, and it wasn't that difficult.
     17. adv. (obsolete, outside, dialects) To such an extent; so. (in positive constructions).
           Ooh, I was that happy I nearly kissed her.
     18. n. (philosophy) Something being indicated that is there; one of those.
still in that mild
she hurried over that
wreath
     1. n. Something twisted, intertwined, or curled.
           a wreath of smoke;  a wreath of clouds
     2. n. An ornamental circular band made, for example, of plaited flowers and leaves, and used as decoration; a garland or chaplet, especially one given to a victor.
     3. n. (heraldry) An appendage to the shield, placed above it, and supporting the crest; an orle, a torse. It generally represents a twist of two cords of silk, one tinctured like the principal metal, the ot
     4. n. A defect in glass.
     5. v. To place an entwined circle of flowers upon or around something.
     6. v. To wrap around something in a circle.
           At the funeral, a circle of comrades wreathed the grave of the honored deceased.
     7. v. (intransitive) To curl, writhe or spiral in the form of a wreath.
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 fact
in a steady
Your
     1. pron. honoraltcaps, your
     2. det. Belonging to you; of you; related to you (singular; one owner).
           Let's meet tomorrow at your convenience.
           Is this your cat?
     3. det. Belonging to you; of you; related to you (plural; more owners).
     4. det. A determiner that conveys familiarity and mutual knowledge of the modified noun.
           Not your average Tom, Dick and Harry.
           Your Show of Shows
           Your World with Neil Cavuto
           Not Your Average Travel Guide
     5. det. (Ireland) That; the specified (usually used with a human referent)
           Your man just bought a new car.
           Have you seen what your one over there is doing?
     6. contraction. misspelling of you're
hair
     1. n. A pigmented filament of keratin which grows from a follicle on the skin of humans and other mammals.
     2. n. The collection or mass of such growths growing from the skin of humans and animals, and forming a covering for a part of the head or for any part or the whole body.
           In the western world, women usually have long hair while men usually have short hair.
     3. n. (zoology) A slender outgrowth from the chitinous cuticle of insects, spiders, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. Such hairs are totally unlike those of vertebrates in structure, composition, and mo
     4. n. (botany) A cellular outgrowth of the epidermis, consisting of one or of several cells, whether pointed, hooked, knobbed, or stellated.
           Internal hairs occur in the flower stalk of the yellow frog lily (Nuphar).
     5. n. (obsolete) Haircloth; a hair shirt.
     6. n. Any very small distance, or degree; a hairbreadth.
           Just a little louder please—turn that knob a hair to the right.
Dictionary entries from Wiktionary