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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 or 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 with.
           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.
to the sink
the doctor asked
process
     1. n. A series of events which produce a result (the product).
           This product of last month's quality standards committee is quite good, even though the process was flawed.
     2. n. (manufacturing) A set of procedures used to produce a product, most commonly in the food and chemical industries.
     3. n. A path of succession of states through which a system passes.
     4. n. (anatomy) Successive physiological responses to keep or restore health.
     5. n. (legal) Documents issued by a court in the course of a lawsuit or action at law, such as a summons, mandate, or writ.
     6. n. (biology) An outgrowth of tissue or cell.
     7. n. (anatomy) A structure that arises above a surface.
     8. n. (computing) An executable task or program.
     9. n. The centre mark that players aim at in the game of squails.
     10. v. to perform a particular process on a thing
     11. v. to retrieve, store, classify, manipulate, transmit etc. (data, signals, etc.), especially using computer techniques.
           We have processed the data using our proven techniques, and have come to the following conclusions.
     12. v. to think about a piece of information, or a concept, in order to assimilate it, and perhaps accept it in a modified state.
           I didn't know she had a criminal record. That will take me a while to process.
     13. v. (mostly, British) To walk in a procession.
of
     1. prep. Expressing distance or motion.
     2. prep.          (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     3. prep.          From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     4. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     5. prep. Expressing separation.
     6. 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.
     7. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     8. prep. Expressing origin.
     9. prep.          (Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     10. 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.
     11. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     12. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     13. prep. Expressing agency.
     14. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     15. 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.
     16. 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.
     17. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     18. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     19. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     20. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     21. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     22. 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.
     23. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     24. 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.
     25. 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.
     26. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     27. prep. Having partitive effect.
     28. 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.
     29. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates a given part.)
     30. 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.
     31. 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.
     32. prep. Expressing possession.
     33. 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.
     34. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     35. 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.
     36. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     37. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     38. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     39. 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.
     40. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     41. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     42. 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.
     43. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     44. 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.
     45. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     46. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
     47. v. (usually in modal perfect constructions) (eye dialect of have) or ’ve, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
in spite of all this
thinking of what it would mean
checking
     1. v. present participle of check
     2. n. (ice hockey) The act of physically keeping an opposing player in check.
     3. n. (informal) A checking account.
           Withdraw $5000 from checking and put it into savings.
     check
          1. n. (chess) A situation in which the king is directly threatened by an opposing piece.
          2. n. An inspection or examination.
                I don't know if she will be there, but it's worth a check.
          3. n. A control; a limit or stop.
                checks and balances
                The castle moat should hold the enemy in check.
          4. n. (US) A mark (especially a checkmark: sc=Latinx, ✓) used as an indicator, equivalent to a tick (UK).
                Place a check by the things you have done.
          5. n. (US) An order to a bank to pay money to a named person or entity; a cheque (UK, Canada).
                I was not carrying cash, so I wrote a check for the amount.
          6. n. (US) A bill, particularly in a restaurant.
                I summoned the waiter, paid the check, and hurried to leave.
          7. n. (contact sports) A maneuver performed by a player to take another player out of the play.
                The hockey player gave a good hard check to obtain the puck.
          8. n. A token used instead of cash in gaming machines.
          9. n. A lengthwise separation through the growth rings in wood.
          10. n. A mark, certificate, or token, by which, errors may be prevented, or a thing or person may be identified.
                a check given for baggage; a return check on a railroad
          11. n. (falconry) The forsaking by a hawk of its proper game to follow other birds.
          12. n. A small chink or crack.
          13. v. To inspect; to examine.
                Check the oil in your car once a month.
                Check whether this page has a watermark.
          14. v. To verify the accuracy of a text or translation, usually making some corrections (proofread) or many (copyedit).
          15. v. (US, often used with "off") To mark items on a list (with a checkmark or by crossing them out) that have been chosen for keeping or removal or that have been dealt with (for example, completed or veri
                Check the items on the list that interest you.
                Check off the items that you've checked (inspected).
                Check the correct answer to each question.
          16. v. To control, limit, or halt.
                Check your enthusiasm during a negotiation.
          17. v. To verify or compare with a source of information.
                Check your data against known values.
          18. v. To leave in safekeeping.
                Check your hat and coat at the door.
          19. v. To leave with a shipping agent for shipping.
                Check your bags at the ticket counter before the flight.
          20. v. (street basketball) To pass or bounce the ball to an opponent from behind the three-point line and have the opponent pass or bounce it back to start play.
                He checked the ball and then proceeded to perform a perfect layup.
                That basket doesn't count—you forgot to check!
          21. v. (contact sports) To hit another player with one's body.
                The hockey player checked the defenceman to obtain the puck.
          22. v. (poker) To remain in a hand without betting. Only legal if no one has yet bet.
                Tom didn't think he could win, so he checked.
          23. v. (chess) To make a move which puts an adversary's piece, especially the king, in check; to put in check.
          24. v. To chide, rebuke, or reprove.
          25. v. (nautical) To slack or ease off, as a brace which is too stiffly extended.
          26. v. To crack or gape open, as wood in drying; or to crack in small checks, as varnish, paint, etc.
          27. v. To make checks or chinks in; to cause to crack.
                The sun checks timber.
          28. v. To make a stop; to pause; with at.
          29. v. To act as a curb or restraint.
          30. v. (falconry) To turn, when in pursuit of proper game, and fly after other birds.
          31. n. (textiles usually pluralized) A pattern made up of a grid of squares of alternating colors; a checkered pattern.
                The tablecloth had red and white checks.
out
           See also individual phrasal verbs such as come out, go out, put out, take out, pull out, and so on.
     1. adv. Away from the inside or the centre.
           The magician pulled the rabbit out of the hat.
     2. adv. Away from home or one's usual place.
           Let's eat out tonight
     3. adv. Outside; not indoors.
           Last night we slept out under the stars.
     4. adv. Away from; at a distance.
           Keep out!
     5. adv. Into a state of non-operation; into non-existence.
           Switch the lights out.
           Put the fire out.
     6. adv. To the end; completely.
           I hadn't finished. Hear me out.
     7. adv. Used to intensify or emphasize.
           The place was all decked out for the holidays.
     8. adv. (of the sun, moon, stars, etc.) So as to be visible in the sky, and not covered by clouds, fog, etc.
           The sun came out after the rain, and we saw a rainbow.
     9. adv. (cricket, baseball) Of a player, so as to be disqualified from playing further by some action of a member of the opposing team (such as being stumped in cricket).
           Wilson was bowled out for five runs.
     10. prep. (nonstandard, contraction of out of) Away from the inside.
           He threw it out the door.
     11. prep. (colloquial) Outside.
           It's raining out.
           It's cold out.
     12. n. A means of exit, escape, reprieve, etc.
           They wrote the law to give those organizations an out.
     13. n. (baseball) A state in which a member of the batting team is removed from play due to the application of various rules of the game such as striking out, hitting a fly ball which is caught by the fieldi
     14. n. (cricket) A dismissal; a state in which a member of the batting team finishes his turn at bat, due to the application of various rules of the game, such as the bowler knocking over the batsman's wicke
     15. n. (poker) A card which can make a hand a winner.
     16. n. (dated) A trip out; an outing.
     17. n. (mostly, in plural) One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office.
     18. n. A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space.
     19. n. (printing, dated) A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.
     20. v. To eject; to expel.
     21. v. To reveal (a person) to be gay, bisexual, or transgender.
     22. v. To reveal (a person or organization) as having a certain secret, such as a being a secret agent or undercover detective.
     23. v. To reveal (a secret).
           A Brazilian company outed the new mobile phone design.
     24. v. (intransitive, archaic) To come or go out; to get out or away; to become public.
     25. v. To become apparent.
     26. adj. Not at home; not at one's office or place of employment.
           I'm sorry, Mr Smith is out at the moment.
     27. adj. Released, available for purchase, download or other use.
           Did you hear? Their newest CD is out!
     28. adj. (in various games; used especially of a batsman or batter in cricket or baseball) Dismissed from play under the rules of the game.
           He bowls, Johnson pokes at it ... and ... Johnson is out! Caught behind by Ponsonby!
     29. adj. Openly acknowledging that one is gay or transgender.
           It's no big deal to be out in the entertainment business.
     30. adj. (of flowers) In bloom.
           The garden looks beautiful now that the roses are out.
     31. adj. (of the sun, moon or stars) Visible in the sky; not obscured by clouds.
           The sun is out, and it's a lovely day.
     32. adj. (of lamps, fires etc.) Not shining or burning.
           I called round to the house but all the lights were out and no one was home.
     33. adj. (of ideas, plans, etc.) Discarded; no longer a possibility.
           Right, so that idea's out. Let's move on to the next one.
     34. adj. No longer popular or in fashion.
           Black is out this season. The new black is white.
     35. adj. Without; no longer in possession of; not having more
           Do you have any bread? Sorry, we're out.
     36. adj. (of calculations or measurements) Containing errors or discrepancies; in error by a stated amount.
           Nothing adds up in this report. All these figures are out.
           The measurement was out by three millimetres.
     37. interj. (procedure word, especially, military) A radio procedure word meaning that the station is finished with its transmission and does not expect a response.
           Destruction. Two T-72s destroyed. Three foot mobiles down. Out.
he went out
and I won out
of
     1. prep. Expressing distance or motion.
     2. prep.          (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     3. prep.          From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     4. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     5. prep. Expressing separation.
     6. 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.
     7. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     8. prep. Expressing origin.
     9. prep.          (Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     10. 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.
     11. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     12. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     13. prep. Expressing agency.
     14. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     15. 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.
     16. 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.
     17. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     18. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     19. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     20. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     21. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     22. 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.
     23. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     24. 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.
     25. 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.
     26. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     27. prep. Having partitive effect.
     28. 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.
     29. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates a given part.)
     30. 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.
     31. 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.
     32. prep. Expressing possession.
     33. 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.
     34. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     35. 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.
     36. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     37. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     38. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     39. 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.
     40. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     41. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     42. 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.
     43. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     44. 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.
     45. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     46. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
     47. v. (usually in modal perfect constructions) (eye dialect of have) or ’ve, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
being afraid of them
in spite of all this
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.
           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;
           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.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     8. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     9. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
           A God’s name.
     10. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     11. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     12. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     13. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     14. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     15. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     16. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
a conceited
it was like a vision
hotel
     1. n. (now chiefly historical) A large town house or mansion; a grand private residence, especially in France.
     2. n. An establishment that provides accommodation and other services for paying guests; normally larger than a guesthouse, and often one of a chain.
     3. n. The letter H in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
     4. n. The larger red property in the game of Monopoly, in contradistinction to houses.
     5. n. The guest accommodation and dining section of a cruise ship.
or
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the "inclusive or." The "exclusive or" is formed by "either(...)
           In Ohio, anyone under the age of 18 who wants a tattoo or body piercing needs the consent of a parent or guardian.
           He might get cancer, or be hit by a bus, or God knows what.
     2. conj. (logic) An operator denoting the disjunction of two propositions or truth values. There are two forms, the inclusive or and the exclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise (a consequence of the condition that the previous is false).
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     5. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           The country Myanmar, or Burma
     6. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     7. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     8. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     9. prep. (now archaic, or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
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 or 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 with.
           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 last present he sent
the dead man seldom drank
latest
     1. adj. superlative form of late: most late
     2. adj. (now rare, poetic) Last, final.
     3. adj. Most recent.
           Here is the latest news on the accident.
     4. adv. superlative form of late: most late
     5. adv. At the latest.
           Complete the XYZ task latest by today 5:00PM.
     6. n. The most recent thing, particularly information or news.
           Have you heard the latest?
           What's the latest on the demonstrations in New York?
           Have you met Jane's latest? I hear he's a hunk.
time
     1. n. The inevitable progression into the future with the passing of present events into the past.
           Time stops for nobody.   the ebb and flow of time
     2. n.          (physics, usually) A dimension of spacetime with the opposite metric signature to space dimensions; the fourth dimension.
                   Both science-fiction writers and physicists have written about travel through time.
     3. n.          (physics) Change associated with the second law of thermodynamics; the physical and psychological result of increasing entropy.
                   Time slows down when you approach the speed of light.
     4. n.          (physics, reductionistic definition) The property of a system which allows it to have more than one distinct configuration.
                   An essential definition of time should entail neither speed nor direction, just change.
     5. n. A duration of time.
     6. n.          A quantity of availability of duration.
                   More time is needed to complete the project.   You had plenty of time, but you waited until the last minute.   Are you finish
     7. n.          A measurement of a quantity of time; a numerical or general indication of a length of progression.
                   a long time;  Record the individual times for the processes in each batch.   Only your best time is compared with the other compet
     8. n.          (slang) The serving of a prison sentence.
                   The judge leniently granted a sentence with no hard time.   He is not living at home because he is doing time.
     9. n.          An experience.
                   We had a wonderful time at the party.
     10. n.          An era; (with the, sometimes in plural) the current era, the current state of affairs.
                   Roman times;  the time of the dinosaurs
     11. n.          (with possessive) A person's youth or young adulthood, as opposed to the present day.
                   In my time, we respected our elders.
     12. n.          (only in singular, sports) Time out; temporary, limited suspension of play.
     13. n. An instant of time.
     14. n.          How much of a day has passed; the moment, as indicated by a clock or similar device.
                   Excuse me, have you got the time?   What time is it, do you guess? Ten o’clock?   A computer keeps time using a clock battery
     15. n.          A particular moment or hour; the appropriate moment or hour for something (especially with prepositional phrase or imperfect subjunctive).
                   it’s time for bed;  it’s time to sleep;  we must wait for the right time;  it's time we were going
     16. n.          A numerical indication of a particular moment.
                   at what times do the trains arrive?;  these times were erroneously converted between zones
     17. n.          An instance or occurrence.
                   When was the last time we went out? I don’t remember.
                   see you another time;  that’s three times he’s made the same mistake
                   Okay, but this is the last time. No more after that!
     18. n.          (of pubs) Closing time.
                   Last call: it's almost time.
     19. n.          The hour of childbirth.
     20. n.          (as someone's time) The end of someone's life, conceived by the speaker as having been predestined.
                    It was his time.
     21. n. The measurement under some system of region of day or moment.
           Let's synchronize our watches so we're not on different time.
     22. n. Ratio of comparison.
           your car runs three times faster than mine;  that is four times as heavy as this
     23. n. (grammar, dated) Tense.
           the time of a verb
     24. n. (music) The measured duration of sounds; measure; tempo; rate of movement; rhythmical division.
           common or triple time;   the musician keeps good time.
     25. v. To measure or record the time, duration, or rate of.
           I used a stopwatch to time myself running around the block.
     26. v. To choose when something begins or how long it lasts.
           The President timed his speech badly, coinciding with the Super Bowl.
           The bomb was timed to explode at 9:20 p.m.
     27. v. To regulate as to time; to accompany, or agree with, in time of movement.
     28. v. To measure, as in music or harmony.
     29. interj. (tennis) Reminder by the umpire for the players to continue playing after their pause.
by this time I
at the proper time
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
went to the sink
something to show
vacate
     1. v. To move out of a dwelling, either by choice or by eviction.
           I have to vacate my house by midday, as the new owner is moving in.
           You are hereby ordered to vacate the premises within 14 days.
     2. v. To leave an office or position.
           He vacated his coaching position because of the corruption scandal.
     3. v. To have a court judgement set aside; to annul.
           The judge vacated the earlier decision when new evidence was presented.
     4. v. To leave an area, usually as a result of orders from public authorities in the event of a riot or natural disaster.
           If you do not immediately vacate the area, we will make you leave with tear gas!
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.
           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;
           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.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     8. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     9. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
           A God’s name.
     10. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     11. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     12. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     13. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     14. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     15. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     16. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
with a sigh
after a moment
room
     1. n. (now rare) Opportunity or scope (to do something).
     2. n. Space for something, or to carry out an activity.
     3. n. (figuratively) Sufficient space for or to do something.
     4. n. (nautical) A space between the timbers of a ship's frame.
     5. n. A separate part of a building, enclosed by walls, a floor and a ceiling.
     6. n. With possessive pronoun: one's bedroom.
           Go to your room!
     7. n. (in the plural) A set of rooms inhabited by someone; one's lodgings.
     8. n. (always in the singular) The people in a room.
           The room was on its feet.
     9. n. (mining) An area for working in a coal mine.
     10. n. (caving) A portion of a cave that is wider than a passage.
     11. n. (Internet) A forum or chat room.
           Some users may not be able to access the AOL room.
     12. n. Place or position in society; office; rank; post, sometimes when vacated by its former occupant.
     13. n. Furniture sufficient to furnish a room.
     14. v. (intransitive) To reside, especially as a boarder or tenant.
           Doctor Watson roomed with Sherlock Holmes at Baker Street.
     15. v. To assign to a room; to allocate a room to.
     16. adv. (nautical) Off from the wind.
     17. n. alt form, roum, , deep blue dye
my cat got in the room
was found dead in his room
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 a covert way
still in that mild
one
     1. num. (cardinal) The number represented by the Arabic numeral 1; the numerical value equal to that cardinal number.
           In some religions, there is only one god.
           In many cultures, a baby turns one year old a year after its birth.
           One person, one vote.
     2. num. (number theory) The first positive number in the set of natural numbers.
     3. num. (set theory) The cardinality of the smallest nonempty set.
     4. num. (mathematics) The ordinality of an element which has no predecessor, usually called first or number one.
     5. pron. (impersonal pronoun, indefinite) One thing (among a group of others); one member of a group.
           The big one looks good.  I want the green one.  A good driver is one who drives carefully.
     6. pron. (impersonal pronoun, sometimes with "the") The first mentioned of two things or people, as opposed to the other.
           She offered him an apple and an orange; he took one and left the other.
     7. pron. (indefinite personal pronoun) Any person (applying to people in general).
           One’s guilt may trouble one, but it is best not to let oneself be troubled by things which cannot be changed.  One shouldn’t be too quick to judge.
     8. pron. (pronoun) Any person, entity or thing.
           "driver", noun: one who drives.
     9. n. The digit or figure 1.
     10. n. (mathematics) The neutral element with respect to multiplication in a ring.
     11. n. (US) A one-dollar bill.
     12. n. (cricket) One run scored by hitting the ball and running between the wickets; a single.
     13. n. A joke or amusing anecdote.
     14. n. (colloquial) A particularly special or compatible person or thing.
     15. n. (Internet slang) Used instead of ! to amplify an exclamation, parodying unskilled typists who forget to press the shift key while typing exclamation points, thus typing "1".
           A: SUM1 Hl3p ME im alwyz L0ziN!!?!
             Someone help me; I'm always losing!
           B: y d0nt u just g0 away l0zer!!1!!one!!one!!eleven!!1!
             Why don't you just go away loser!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     16. adj. Of a period of time, being particular.
           One day the prince set forth to kill the dragon that had brought terror to his father’s kingdom for centuries.
     17. adj. Being a single, unspecified thing; a; any.
           My aunt used to say, "One day is just like the other.".
     18. adj. Sole, only.
           He is the one man who can help you.
     19. adj. Whole, entire.
           Body and soul are not separate; they are one.
     20. adj. In agreement.
           We are one on the importance of learning.
     21. adj. The same.
           The two types look very different, but are one species.
     22. adj. Being a preeminent example.
           He is one hell of a guy.
     23. adj. Being an unknown person with the specified name; see also "a certain".
           The town records from 1843 showed the overnight incarceration of one “A. Lincoln”.
     24. v. (obsolete, transitive) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite.
and the one woman
why, look at this one
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