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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.
was the answer
the door closed
children
     1. n. plural of child.
and your children
not having children makes less work
     child
          1. n. A person who has not yet reached adulthood, whether natural (puberty), cultural (initiation), or legal (majority)
                Go easy on him: he is but a child.
          2. n. (obsolete) a female child, a girl.
          3. n. (with possessive) One's son or daughter, regardless of age.
                My youngest child is forty-three.
          4. n. (cartomancy) The thirteenth Lenormand card.
          5. n. (figuratively) A figurative offspring, particularly:
          6. n.          A person considered a product of a place or culture, a member of a tribe or culture, regardless of age.
                        The children of Israel.
                        He is a child of his times.
          7. n.          Anything derived from or caused by something.
                        Poverty, disease, and despair are the children of war.
          8. n.          (computing) A data item, process, or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another.
                        The child node then stores the actual data of the parent node.
sat
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of sit
           I sat in the middle of the park.
     2. n. (abbreviation of satellite) (artificial orbital body)
he sat there
the two women sat motionless
     sit
          1. v. (intransitive, of a person) To be in a position in which the upper body is upright and supported by the buttocks.
                After a long day of walking, it was good just to sit and relax.
          2. v. (intransitive, of a person) To move oneself into such a position.
                I asked him to sit.
          3. v. (intransitive, of an object) To occupy a given position permanently.
                The temple has sat atop that hill for centuries.
          4. v. To remain in a state of repose; to rest; to abide; to rest in any position or condition.
          5. v. (government) To be a member of a deliberative body.
                I currently sit on a standards committee.
          6. v. (legal, government) Of a legislative or, especially, a judicial body such as a court, to be in session.
                In what city is the circuit court sitting for this session.
          7. v. To lie, rest, or bear; to press or weigh.
          8. v. To be adjusted; to fit.
                Your new coat sits well.
          9. v. (intransitive, of an agreement or arrangement) To be accepted or acceptable; to work.
                How will this new contract sit with the workers?
                I don’t think it will sit well.
                The violence in these video games sits awkwardly with their stated aim of educating children.
          10. v. (transitive, causative) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.
                Sit him in front of the TV and he might watch for hours.
          11. v. To accommodate in seats; to seat.
                The dining room table sits eight comfortably.
          12. v. (intransitive) shortened form of babysit.
                I'm going to sit for them on Thursday.
          13. v. (transitive, US) To babysit
                I need to find someone to sit my kids on Friday evening for four hours.
          14. v. (transitive, Australia, New Zealand, UK) To take, to undergo or complete (an examination or test).
          15. v. To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.
          16. v. To take a position for the purpose of having some artistic representation of oneself made, such as a picture or a bust.
                I'm sitting for a painter this evening.
          17. v. To have position, as at the point blown from; to hold a relative position; to have direction.
          18. n. (rare, Buddhism) An event, usually lasting one full day or more, where the primary goal is to sit in meditation.
on
     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".
we mustn't take on
said he liked to sleep on
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.
she liked the bird
the london murderer
dock
     1. n. Any of the genus Rumex of coarse weedy plants with small green flowers related to buckwheat, especially common dock, and used as potherbs and in folk medicine, especially in curing nettle rash.
     2. n. A burdock plant, or the leaves of that plant.
     3. n. The fleshy root of an animal's tail.
     4. n. The part of the tail which remains after the tail has been docked.
     5. n. (obsolete) The buttocks or anus.
     6. n. A leather case to cover the clipped or cut tail of a horse.
     7. v. To cut off a section of an animal's tail, to practise a caudectomy.
     8. v. To reduce (wages); to deduct from.
     9. v. To cut off, bar, or destroy.
           to dock an entail
     10. n. A fixed structure attached to shore to which a vessel is secured when in port.
     11. n. The body of water between two piers.
     12. n. A structure attached to shore for loading and unloading vessels.
     13. n. A section of a hotel or restaurant.
           coffee dock
     14. n. (electronics) A device designed as a base for holding a connected portable appliance such as a laptop computer (in this case, referred to as a docking station), or a mobile telephone, for providing th
     15. n. (computing, graphical user interface) A toolbar that provides the user with a way of launching applications, and switching between running applications.
     16. n. An act of docking; joining two things together.
     17. v. (intransitive) To land at a harbour.
     18. v. To join two moving items.
     19. v. (transitive, computing) To drag a user interface element (such as a toolbar) to a position on screen where it snaps into place.
     20. n. Part of a courtroom where the accused sits.
     21. v. (cooking) To pierce with holes, as pricking pastry or dough with a fork to prevent excessive rising in the oven. Oxford English Dictionary (subscription required). Retrieved: 2015-10-03.
and
     1. conj. As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.
     2. conj.          Used simply to connect two noun phrases, adjectives or adverbs.
     3. conj.          Simply connecting two clauses or sentences.
     4. conj.          Introducing a clause or sentence which follows on in time or consequence from the first.
     5. conj.          (obsolete) Yet; but.
     6. conj.          Used to connect certain numbers: connecting units when they precede tens (not dated); connecting tens and units to hundreds, thousands etc. (now often
     7. conj.          (now colloquial, or literary) Used to connect more than two elements together in a chain, sometimes to stress the number of elements.
     8. conj.          Connecting two identical elements, with implications of continued or infinite repetition.
     9. conj.          Introducing a parenthetical or explanatory clause.
     10. conj.          Introducing the continuation of narration from a previous understood point; also used alone as a question: ‘and so what?’.
     11. conj.          (now regional or somewhat colloquial) Used to connect two verbs where the second is dependent on the first: ‘to’. Used especially after come,
     12. conj.          Introducing a qualitative difference between things having the same name; "as well as other".
     13. conj.          Used to combine numbers in addition; plus (with singular or plural verb).
     14. conj. Expressing a condition.:
     15. conj.          (now US dialect) If; provided that.
     16. conj.          (obsolete) As if, as though.
     17. n. (enm, music, often informal) In rhythm, the second half of a divided beat.
     18. n. (UK dialectal) Breath.
     19. n. (UK dialectal) Sea smoke; steam fog.
     20. v. (UK dialectal, intransitive) To breathe; whisper; devise; imagine.
and I won out
and moved a little
dabbled
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of dabble
     dabble
          1. v. To make slightly wet or soiled by spattering or sprinkling a liquid (such as water, mud, or paint) on it; to bedabble.
          2. v. To cause splashing by moving a body part like a bill or limb in soft mud, water, etc., often playfully; to play in shallow water; to paddle.
                The children sat on the dock and dabbled their feet in the water.
          3. v. (intransitive) To participate or have an interest in an activity in a casual or superficial way.
                She’s an actress by trade, but has been known to dabble in poetry.
          4. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To interfere or meddle in; to tamper with.
          5. n. A spattering or sprinkling of a liquid.
          6. n. An act of splashing in soft mud, water, etc.
          7. n. An act of participation in an activity in a casual or superficial way.
their
     1. det. Belonging to, from, of, or relating to, them (plural).
           they will meet tomorrow at their convenience;  this is probably their cat
     2. det. Belonging to someone (one person, singular).
     3. adv. misspelling of there
     4. contraction. misspelling of they’re
their own rope
again their eyes met
feet
     1. n. plural form of foot.
     2. n. (obsolete) Fact; performance; feat.
     foot
          1. n. A biological structure found in many animals that is used for locomotion and that is frequently a separate organ at the terminal part of the leg.
                A spider has eight feet.
          2. n. (anatomy) Specifically, a human foot, which is found below the ankle and is used for standing and walking.
                Southern Italy is shaped like a foot.
          3. n. (often used attributively) Travel by walking.
                We went there by foot because we could not afford a taxi.
                There is a lot of foot traffic on this street.
          4. n. The base or bottom of anything.
                I'll meet you at the foot of the stairs.
          5. n. The part of a flat surface on which the feet customarily rest.
                We came and stood at the foot of the bed.
          6. n. The end of a rectangular table opposite the head.
                The host should sit at the foot of the table.
          7. n. A short foot-like projection on the bottom of an object to support it.
                The feet of the stove hold it a safe distance above the floor.
          8. n. A unit of measure equal to twelve inches or one third of a yard, equal to exactly 30.48 centimetres.
                The flag pole at the local high school is about 20 feet high.
          9. n. (music) A unit of measure for organ pipes equal to the wavelength of two octaves above middle C, approximately 328 mm.
          10. n. (military, collective) Foot soldiers; infantry.
                King John went to battle with ten thousand foot and one thousand horse.
          11. n. (cigars) The end of a cigar which is lit, and usually cut before lighting.
          12. n. (sewing) The part of a sewing machine which presses downward on the fabric, and may also serve to move it forward.
          13. n. (printing) The bottommost part of a typed or printed page.
          14. n. (printing) The base of a piece of type, forming the sides of the groove.
          15. n. (prosody) The basic measure of rhythm in a poem.
          16. n. (phonology) The parsing of syllables into prosodic constituents, which are used to determine the placement of stress in languages along with the notions of constituent heads.
          17. n. (nautical) The bottom edge of a sail.
                To make the mainsail fuller in shape, the outhaul is eased to reduce the tension on the foot of the sail.
          18. n. (billiards) The end of a billiard or pool table behind the foot point where the balls are racked.
          19. n. (botany) In a bryophyte, that portion of a sporophyte which remains embedded within and attached to the parent gametophyte plant.
          20. n. (malacology) The muscular part of a bivalve mollusc or a gastropod by which it moves or holds its position on a surface.
          21. n. (molecular biology) The globular lower domain of a protein.
          22. n. (geometry) The point of intersection of one line with another that is perpendicular to it.
          23. n. (qualifier) Fundamental principle; basis; plan.
          24. n. (qualifier) Recognized condition; rank; footing.
          25. v. To use the foot to kick (usually a ball).
          26. v. To pay (a bill).
          27. v. To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.
          28. v. To walk.
          29. v. To tread.
                to foot the green
          30. v. (obsolete) To set on foot; to establish; to land.
          31. v. To renew the foot of (a stocking, etc.).
          32. v. To sum up, as the numbers in a column; sometimes with up.
                to foot (or foot up) an account
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 all its history
in a high, false voice
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.
the door closed
the constable spoke
water
     1. n. A substance (of molecular formula H₂O) found at room temperature and pressure as a clear liquid; it is present naturally as rain, and found in rivers, lakes and seas; its solid form is ice and its gas
           By the action of electricity, the water was resolved into its two parts, oxygen and hydrogen.
     2. n.          (in particular) The liquid form of this substance: liquid H₂O.
                   May I have a glass of water?
                   Your plants need more water.
     3. n.          A serving of liquid water.
     4. n. (alchemy, philosophy) The aforementioned liquid, considered one of the Classical elements or basic elements of alchemy.
           He showed me the river of living water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God.
     5. n. (or in the plural) Water in a body; an area of open water.
           The boat was found within the territorial waters.
           These seals are a common sight in the coastal waters of Chile.
     6. n. (poetic, archaic, or dialectal) A body of water, almost always a river.
     7. n. A combination of water and other substance(s).
     8. n.          (sometimes ) Mineral water.
                   Perrier is the most popular water in this restaurant.
     9. n.          (often, in the plural) Spa water.
                   Many people visit Bath to take the waters.
     10. n.          (pharmacy) A solution in water of a gaseous or readily volatile substance.
                   ammonia water
     11. n.          Urine.
     12. n.          Amniotic fluid; used only in the plural in the UK but often also in the singular in North America, especially to avoid cacophony, as in this example: (
                   Before the child is born, the pregnant woman’s water breaks. (North America)
                   Before your child is born, your water(s) will break. (North America)
                   Before the child is born, the pregnant woman’s waters break. (UK)
     13. n.          (colloquial, medicine) Fluids in the body, especially when causing swelling.
                   He suffers from water on the knee.
     14. n. (figuratively, in the or in the singular) A state of affairs; conditions; usually with an adjective indicating an adverse condition.
           The rough waters of change will bring about the calm after the storm.
     15. n. (colloquial, figuratively) A person's intuition.
           I know he'll succeed. I feel it in my waters.
     16. n. (dated, finance) Excess valuation of securities.
     17. n. The limpidity and lustre of a precious stone, especially a diamond.
           a diamond of the first water is perfectly pure and transparent
     18. n. A wavy, lustrous pattern or decoration such as is imparted to linen, silk, metals, etc.
     19. v. To pour water into the soil surrounding (plants).
     20. v. To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate.
     21. v. To provide (animals) with water for drinking.
           I need to go water the cattle.
     22. v. (intransitive) To get or take in water.
           The ship put into port to water.
     23. v. (transitive, colloquial) To urinate onto.
           Nature called, so I stepped into the woods and watered a tree.
     24. v. To dilute.
           Can you water the whisky, please?
     25. v. (transitive, dated, finance) To overvalue (securities), especially through deceptive accounting.
     26. v. (intransitive) To fill with or secrete water.
           Chopping onions makes my eyes water.
           The smell of fried onions makes my mouth water.
     27. v. To wet and calender, as cloth, so as to impart to it a lustrous appearance in wavy lines; to diversify with wavelike lines.
           to water silk
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