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     1. part. (en-part)
     2. 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.
     7. 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.
     10. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     13. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     15. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     18. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     21. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     23. 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.
     25. 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
     27. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     30. 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.
     34. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     36. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     38. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     40. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     42. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     43. adv. (misspelling of too)
     1. n. (physical) An area; somewhere within an area.
     2. n.    An open space, particularly a city square, market square, or courtyard.
     3. n.    A group of houses.
             They live at Westminster Place.
     5. n.   * William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
     6. n.   *: Ay, sir, the other squirrel was stolen from me by the hangman's boys in the market-place(...)
     7. n.    An inhabited area: a village, town, or city.
     8. n.    Any area of the earth: a region.
             He is going back to his native place on vacation.
     10. n.    The area one occupies, particularly somewhere to sit.
             We asked the restaurant to give us a table with three places.
     12. n.    The area where one lives: one's home, formerly(chiefly) country estates and farms.
             Do you want to come over to my place later?
     14. n.    An area of the skin.
     15. n. (euphemism) An area to urinate and defecate: an outhouse or lavatory.
     16. n.   * 1901, John Stephen Farmer & al., Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present, Vol. V, page 220:
     17. n.   *: Place,... (2) a jakes, or house of ease.
     18. n.   * 1951, William Styron, Lie Down in Darkness, Ch. ii, page 59:
     19. n.   *: ‘I guess I'll take this opportunity to go to the place’...‘She means the little girls room.’
     20. n. (obsolete) An area to fight: a battlefield or the contested ground in a battle.
     21. n. A location or position in space.
     22. n. A particular location in a book or document, particularly the current location of a reader.
     23. n. (obsolete) A passage or extract from a book or document.
     24. n. (obsolete) A topic.
     25. n. A frame of mind.
           I'm in a strange place at the moment.
     27. n. (chess) A chess position; a square of the chessboard.
     28. n. (social) A responsibility or position in an organization.
     29. n.    A role or purpose; a station.
             It is really not my place to say what is right and wrong in this case.
     31. n.   * Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
     32. n.   *: Men in great place are thrice servants.
     33. n.   * William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
     34. n.   *: I know my place as I would they should do theirs.
     35. n.    The position of a contestant in a competition.
             We thought we would win but only ended up in fourth place.
     37. n.    (horse-racing) The position of first, second, or third at the finish, especially the second position.
     38. n.   : to win a bet on a horse for place
     39. n.    The position as a member of a sports team.
             He lost his place in the national team.
     41. n. (obsolete) A fortified position: a fortress, citadel, or walled town.
     42. n. Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.
           three decimal places;  the hundreds place
     44. n. Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding.
           That's what I said in the first place!
     46. n. Reception; effect; implying the making room for.
     47. v. To put (an object or person) in a specific location.
           He placed the glass on the table.
     49. v. (intransitive) To earn a given spot in a competition.
           The Cowboys placed third in the league.
     51. v.    (intransitive, racing) To finish second, especially of horses or dogs.
             In the third race: Aces Up won, paying eight dollars; Blarney Stone placed, paying three dollars; and Cinnamon showed, paying five dollars.
     53. v. To remember where and when (an object or person) has been previously encountered.
           I've seen him before, but I can't quite place where.
     55. v. (transitive, in the passive) To achieve (a certain position, often followed by an ordinal) as in a horse race.
           Run Ragged was placed fourth in the race.
     57. v. To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.
     58. v. To arrange for or to make (a bet).
           I placed ten dollars on the Lakers beating the Bulls.
     60. v. To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job.
           They phoned hoping to place her in the management team.
     62. v. (sports) To place-kick (a goal).
     1. art. Form, used before a vowel sound, of a
     2. art. (rare, nonstandard) Form of a used by a few speakers and writers before IPAchar, /h/, especially if weakly pronounced.
     3. conj. (archaic) If, so long as.
           An it harm none, do what ye will.
     5. conj. (archaic) as if; as though.
     6. n. The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri).
     7. prep. In each; to or for each; per.
           I was only going twenty miles an hour.
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of entwine
          1. v. To twist or twine around something (or one another).
     1. n. (geometry) A two-dimensional geometric figure, a line, consisting of the set of all those points in a plane that are equally distant from a given point (center).
           The set of all points (x, y) such that (x-1) is a circle of radius r around (nowrap, the point (1, 0).)
     3. n. A two-dimensional geometric figure, a disk, consisting of the set of all those points of a plane at a distance less than or equal to a fixed distance (radius) from a given point.
     4. n. Any thin three-dimensional equivalent of the geometric figures.
           Put on your dunce-cap and sit down on that circle.
     6. n. A curve that more or less forms part or all of a circle.
           move in a circle
     8. n. Orbit.
     9. n. A specific group of persons; especially one who shares a common interest.
           inner circle;  circle of friends
     11. n. (cricket) A line comprising two semicircles of 30 yards radius centred on the wickets joined by straight lines parallel to the pitch used to enforce field restrictions in a one-day match.
     12. n. (Wicca) A ritual circle that is cast three times deosil and closes three times widdershins either in the air with a wand or literally with stones or other items used for worship.
     13. n. (South Africa) A traffic circle or roundabout.
     14. n. (obsolete) Compass; circuit; enclosure.
     15. n. (astronomy) An instrument of observation, whose graduated limb consists of an entire circle. When fixed to a wall in an observatory, it is called a mural circle; when mounted with a telescope on an ax
     16. n. A series ending where it begins, and repeating itself.
     17. n. (logic) A form of argument in which two or more unproved statements are used to prove each other; inconclusive reasoning.
     18. n. Indirect form of words; circumlocution.
     19. n. A territorial division or district.
           The ten Circles of the Holy Roman Empire were those principalities or provinces which had seats in the German Diet.
     21. n. (in the plural) A bagginess of the skin below the eyes from lack of sleep.
           After working all night, she had circles under her eyes.
     23. v. To travel around along a curved path.
     24. v. To surround.
     25. v. To place or mark a circle around.
           Circle the jobs that you are interested in applying for.
     27. v. (intransitive) To travel in circles.
           Vultures circled overhead.
     1. prep. Expressing direction.
     2. prep.    (now, obsolete or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), off.
     3. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 15.10, 2, XIII, x):
     4. prep.   *: Sir said Galahad by this shelde ben many merueils fallen / Sir sayd the knyght hit befelle after the passion of our lord Ihesu Crist xxxij yere that Ioseph of Armathye the gentyl knyght
     5. prep.   * (RQ:RBrtn AntmyMlncly), II.5.3.ii:
     6. prep.   *: Against headache, vertigo, vapours which ascend forth of the stomach to molest the head, read Hercules de Saxonia and others.
     7. prep.    (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     8. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Mark IX:
     9. prep.   *: And he axed his father: howe longe is it agoo, sens this hath happened hym? And he sayde, of a chylde.
     10. prep.   * 1616, William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, IV.4:
     11. prep.   *: one that I brought vp of a puppy(...)I was sent to deliuer him, as a present to Mistris Siluia, from my Master.
     12. prep.   * 2010 July 29, Simon Tisdall, The Guardian:
     13. prep.   *: Obama has been obliged to make nice of late in hope of rescuing the moribund two-state process and preventing resumed West Bank settlement building.
     14. prep.    From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
     15. prep.   * 1932 September 30, Time:
     16. prep.   *: Though Washington does not offically recognize Moscow, the Hoover Administration permits a Soviet Russian Information Bureau to flourish in a modest red brick house on Massachusetts Ave
     17. prep.   * 2010 November 7, The Guardian:
     18. prep.   *: There are now upwards of 1.4 million 99ers in America facing a life with no benefits and few prospects for finding a job in a market in which companies are still not hiring.
     19. prep.    (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
     20. prep.   * 1940 June 17, Little Bull Booed, Time:
     21. prep.   *: Fellow Democrats, he began, I left Washington at a quarter of two this morning(nb...)..
     22. prep.   * 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin, 2006, page 194:
     23. prep.   *: Quarter of seven. Fifteen minutes to go.
     24. prep. Expressing separation.
     25. prep.    Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.
     26. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 15.18, 2, XIII, xviij):
     27. prep.   *: And ther with on his handes and on his knees he wente soo nyghe that he touched the holy vessel / and kyste hit / and anone he was hole / and thenne he sayd lord god I thanke the / for
     28. prep.   * (RQ:Flr Mntgn Essays), II.1:
     29. prep.   *: Antigonus took upon him to favour a souldier of his by reason of his vertue and valour, to have great care of him, and see whether they could recover him of a lingering and inward disea
     30. prep.   * 1816 February 20, Jane Austen, Letter:
     31. prep.   *: I am almost entirely cured of my rheumatism—just a little pain in my knee now and then, to make me remember what it was, and keep on flannel.
     32. prep.   * 1951, Time, 3 September:
     33. prep.   *: In Houston, ten minutes after the Lindquist Finance Corp. was robbed of $447, Office Manager Howard Willson got a phone call from the thief who complained: You didn't have enough money
     34. prep.    Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.
     35. prep.   * 1731 August 28, Jonathan Swift, Letter:
     36. prep.   *: But schemes are perfectly accidental: some will appear barren of hints and matter, but prove to be fruitful(nb...).
     37. prep.   * 2010 October 31, Stuart James, The Guardian:
     38. prep.   *: Yet for long spells Villa looked laboured and devoid of ideas.
     39. prep.    (obsolete) Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.
     40. prep.   * 1822, Jacob Bailey Moore, New Hampshire, volume 1, page 5:
     41. prep.   *: He was kindly treated by the people at Saco, and recovered of his wounds.
     42. prep. Expressing origin.
     43. prep.    Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.
     44. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts II:
     45. prep.   *: They wondred all, and marveylled sayinge amonge themselves: Loke, are not all these which speake off galile? And howe heare we every man his awne tongue wherein we were boren?
     46. prep.   * 1954, The Rotarian, volume 85:6:
     47. prep.   *: My father was born of a family of weavers in Manchester, England.
     48. prep.   * 2010, The Cost of Repair, The Economist:
     49. prep.   *: Nothing may come of these ideas, yet their potential should not be dismissed.
     50. prep.    Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of.
     51. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 12.19, 2, X, xix):
     52. prep.   *: Faire knyght said Palomydes me semeth we haue assayed eyther other passyng sore / and yf hit may please the / I requyre the of thy knyghthode telle me thy name / Sir said the knyȝt to P
     53. prep.   * 1803, John Smalley, Sermons:
     54. prep.   *: Undoubtedly it is to be understood, that inflicting deserved punishment on all evil doers, of right, belongs to God.
     55. prep.   * 2008 December 3, Rowenna Davis, The Guardian:
     56. prep.   *: The woman who danced for me said she was there of her own free will, but when I pushed a bit further, I discovered that she owed a man a lot of money, and had to pay it back quickly.
     57. prep.    Following an intransitive verb: indicating the source or cause of the verb.
     58. prep.   * 2006, Joyce Carol Oates, The Female of the Species:
     59. prep.   *: He smelled of beer and cigarette smoke and his own body.
     60. prep.   * 2010 October 5, Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, The Guardian:
     61. prep.   *: Two men, one from Somalia and one from Zimbabwe, died of terminal illnesses shortly after their incarceration ended.
     62. prep.    Following an adjective, indicating the subject or cause of the adjective.
     63. prep.   * 2010 September 23, Bagehot, The Economist:
     64. prep.   *: Lib Dems were appalled by Mr Boles’s offer, however kindly meant: the party is so frightened of losing its independence under Mr Clegg that such a pact would “kill” him, says a senior m
     65. prep.   * 2015, Vincent J. M. DiMaio, Gunshot Wounds:
     66. prep.   *: Thus, one finds individuals dead of a gunshot wound with potentially lethal levels of drugs.
     67. prep. Expressing agency.
     68. prep.    Following a passive verb to indicate the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with (m, en, by)).
     69. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts IX:
     70. prep.   *: After a good while, the iewes toke cousell amonge themselves to kyll him. But their layinges awayte wer knowen of Saul.
     71. prep.   * (RQ:Flr Mntgn Essays), II.1:
     72. prep.   *: she might appeare to be the lively patterne of another Lucrece, yet know I certainly that, both before that time and afterward, she had beene enjoyed of others upon easier composition.
     73. prep.   * 1995, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, :
     74. prep.   *: The family is ordained of God.
     75. prep.   * 2008 March 27, Selling rhythm to the world, The Economist:
     76. prep.   *: Colombia and Venezuela share an elegantly restrained style, with much back-stepping, smaller hand-movements and little use of the elaborate, arm-tangling moves beloved of Cuban dancers.
     77. prep.    Used to introduce the subjective genitive; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase.
     78. prep.   * 1994, Paul Coates, Film at the Intersection of High and Mass Culture, page 136:
     79. prep.   *: In Blood and Sand, meanwhile, Valentino repeatedly solicits the attention of women who have turned away from him.
     80. prep.   * 2009 December 28, Head to head, The Economist:
     81. prep.   *: Somehow Croatia has escaped the opprobrium of the likes of the German Christian Democrats and others that are against any rapid enlargement of the European Union to the include rest of
     82. prep.    Following an adjective, used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.
     83. prep.   * 1815, Jane Austen, Emma:
     84. prep.   *: When this was over, Mr. Woodhouse gratefully observed,—It is very kind of you, Mr. Knightley, to come out at this late hour to call upon us..
     85. prep.   * 2007 January 10, Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian:
     86. prep.   *: Morrissey's spokesperson says he is considering the offer. It would perhaps be rude of him to decline.
     87. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     88. prep.    After a verb expressing construction, making etc., used to indicate the material or substance used.
     89. prep.   * 1846, Herman Melville, Typee:
     90. prep.   *: The mallet is made of a hard heavy wood resembling ebony, is about twelve inches in length, and perhaps two in breadth, with a rounded handle at one end(nb...).
     91. prep.    Directly following a noun, used to indicate the material from which it is made.
     92. prep.   * 2010 January 23, Simon Mawer, The Guardian:
     93. prep.   *: Perhaps symbolically, Van Doesburg was building a house of straw: he died within a few months of completion, not in Meudon but in Davos, of a heart attack following a bout of asthma.
     94. prep.    Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.
     95. prep.   * 1853, William Makepeace Thackeray, Barry Lyndon:
     96. prep.   *: His papers at this period contain a mass of very unedifying and uninteresting documents(nb...).
     97. prep.   * 2010 October 31, Polly Vernon, The Guardian:
     98. prep.   *: I'd expected to be confronted by oodles of barely suppressed tension and leather-clad, pouty-mouthed, large-haired sexiness; the visual shorthand of rock gods in general, and Jon Bon Jo
     99. prep.    Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.
     100. prep.   * 1719, Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe:
     1. n. plural of flower
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of flower
          1. n. A colorful, conspicuous structure associated with angiosperms, frequently scented and attracting various insects, and which may or may not be used for sexual reproduction.
          2. n. (botany) A reproductive structure in angiosperms (flowering plants), often conspicuously colourful and typically including sepals, petals, and either or both stamens and/or a pistil.
          3. n. A plant that bears flowers, especially a plant that is small and lacks wood.
                We transplanted the flowers to a larger pot.
          5. n. (usually with in) Of plants, a state of bearing blooms.
                The dogwoods are in flower this week.
          7. n. (euphemistic, hypocoristic) The vulva, especially the labia majora.
          8. n. , that my virgin flower was yet uncrop'd, never enter'd into his head, and he would have thought it idling with time and words to have question'd me upon it
          9. n. The best examples or representatives of a group.
                We selected the flower of the applicants.
          11. n. The best state of things; the prime.
                She was in the flower of her life.
          13. n. (obsolete) Flour.
          14. n. (in the chemistry, obsolete) A substance in the form of a powder, especially when condensed from sublimation.
                the flowers of sulphur
          16. n. A figure of speech; an ornament of style.
          17. n. (printing) Ornamental type used chiefly for borders around pages, cards, etc.
          18. n. (in the plural) Menstrual discharges.
          19. v. (lbl, en, intransitive) To put forth blooms.
                This plant flowers in June.
          21. v. (lbl, en, intransitive) To reach a state of full development or achievement.
          22. v. (lbl, en, intransitive) To froth; to ferment gently, as new beer.
          23. v. (lbl, en, intransitive) To come off as flowers by sublimation.
          24. n. (rare) Something that flows, such as a river.
     1. prep. Being above and in contact with another.
           Place the book upon the table.
     3. prep. Being directly supported by another.
           The crew set sail upon the sea.
           She balanced upon one foot.
     6. prep. Being followed by another so as to form a series.
           hours upon hours, years upon years
     8. prep. At a prescribed point in time.
           The contract was rendered void upon his death.
     10. prep. On.
     11. adv. Being the target of an action.
           He was set upon by the agitated dogs
     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(...)or.
     2. conj. Logical union of two sets of values. There are two forms, an exclusive or and an inclusive 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!
     6. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           the country Myanmar or Burma
     8. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     9. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
           1909, The metals are gold and silver, these being termed or and argent. — Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide to Heraldry
           1889, In engraving, Or is expressed by dots. — Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry
     12. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     13. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     14. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     15. prep. (now, archaic or dialect) Before; ere.
     1. prep. Defining a circle or closed curve containing a thing.
           I planted a row of lillies around the statue.  The jackals began to gather around someone or something.
     3. prep. Following the perimeter of a specified area and returning to the starting point.
           We walked around the football field.  She went around the track fifty times.
     5. prep. Following a path which curves near an object, with the object on the inside of the curve.
           The road took a brief detour around the large rock formation, then went straight on.
     7. prep. (of distance, time) Near; in the vicinity of.
           I left my keys somewhere around here.  I left the house around 10 this morning.  There isn't another house here for miles around.  I'll see you around the neighbourhood, etc.
     9. prep. At various places in.
           The pages from the notebook were scattered around the room.  Those teenagers like to hang around the mall.
     11. adj. (informal, with the verb to be) Alive; existing.
           The record store on Main Street? Yes, it's still around.
           How is old Bob? I heard that his health is failing.  Oh, he's still around. He's feeling better now..
     14. adv. Generally.
     15. adv. From place to place.
           There are rumors going around that the company is bankrupt.
           She went around the office and got everyone to sign the card.
           Look around and see what you find.
           We moved the furniture around in the living room.
     20. adv. From one state or condition to an opposite or very different one; with a metaphorical change in direction; bringing about awareness or agreement.
           The team wasn't doing well, but the new coach really turned things around.
           He used to stay up late but his new girlfriend changed that around.
           The patient was unconscious but the doctor brought him around quickly. (see bring around, come around)
           I didn't think he would ever like the new design, but eventually we brought him around. (see bring around, come around)
     25. adv. (with turn, spin(,) etc.) Partially or completely rotated, including to face in the opposite direction.
           Turn around at the end of this street.
           She spun around a few times.
     28. adv. Used with verbs to indicate repeated or continuous action, or in numerous locations or with numerous people
           Stop kidding around. I'm serious.
           I asked around, and no-one really liked it.
           Shopping around can get you a better deal.
           When are you going to stop whoring around, find a nice girl, and give us grandchildren?
     1. pron. An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.
           I must have forgotten to pack something, but I can't think what.
           I have something for you in my bag.
           I have a feeling something good is going to happen today.
     5. pron. (colloquial, of someone or something) A quality to a moderate degree.
           The performance was something of a disappointment.
           That child is something of a genius.
     8. pron. (colloquial, of a person) A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.
           She has a certain something.
     10. pron. (colloquial, often with really or quite) Somebody or something who is superlative in some way.
           He's really something! I've never heard such a great voice.
           She's quite something. I can't believe she would do such a mean thing.
     13. adj. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
     14. adv. (degree) Somewhat; to a degree.
           The baby looks something like his father.
     16. adv. (degree, colloquial) To a high degree.
     17. v. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
     18. n. An object whose nature is yet to be defined.
     19. n. An object whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g., from words of a song. Also used to refer to an object earlier indefinitely referred to as 'something' (pronoun sense).
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