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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.
     3. 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.
     4. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     5. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     6. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     7. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     8. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     9. 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.
     10. 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
     11. 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.
     12. 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.
     13. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     14. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     15. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     16. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     17. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     18. adv. (misspelling of too)
as if to make it plain
to all outward appearances
     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.
     4. n. An inhabited area: a village, town, or city.
     5. n. Any area of the earth: a region.
           He is going back to his native place on vacation.
     6. n. The area one occupies, particularly somewhere to sit.
           We asked the restaurant to give us a table with three places.
     7. 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?
     8. n. An area of the skin.
     9. n. (euphemism) An area to urinate and defecate: an outhouse or lavatory.
     10. n. (obsolete) An area to fight: a battlefield or the contested ground in a battle.
     11. n. A location or position in space.
     12. n. A particular location in a book or document, particularly the current location of a reader.
     13. n. (obsolete) A passage or extract from a book or document.
     14. n. (obsolete) A topic.
     15. n. A frame of mind.
           I'm in a strange place at the moment.
     16. n. (chess) A chess position; a square of the chessboard.
     17. n. (social) A responsibility or position in an organization.
     18. n. A role or purpose; a station.
           It is really not my place to say what is right and wrong in this case.
     19. n. The position of a contestant in a competition.
           We thought we would win but only ended up in fourth place.
     20. n. (horse-racing) The position of first, second, or third at the finish, especially the second position.
           to win a bet on a horse for place
     21. n. The position as a member of a sports team.
           He lost his place in the national team.
     22. n. (obsolete) A fortified position: a fortress, citadel, or walled town.
     23. n. Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.
           three decimal places;  the hundreds place
     24. n. Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding.
           That's what I said in the first place!
     25. n. Reception; effect; implying the making room for.
     26. v. To put (an object or person) in a specific location.
           He placed the glass on the table.
     27. v. (intransitive) To earn a given spot in a competition.
           The Cowboys placed third in the league.
     28. 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.
     29. 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.
     30. 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.
     31. v. To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.
     32. v. To arrange for or to make (a bet).
           I placed ten dollars on the Lakers beating the Bulls.
     33. v. To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job.
           They phoned hoping to place her in the management team.
     34. v. (sports) To place-kick (a goal).
the rivers' place
you know the sort of place
     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.
     4. conj. (archaic) as if; as though.
     5. n. The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri).
     6. prep. In each; to or for each; per.
           I was only going twenty miles an hour.
asking for an apron
to an impressive suite
     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).)
     2. 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.
     3. n. Any thin three-dimensional equivalent of the geometric figures.
           Put on your dunce-cap and sit down on that circle.
     4. n. A curve that more or less forms part or all of a circle.
           move in a circle
     5. n. Orbit.
     6. n. A specific group of persons; especially one who shares a common interest.
           inner circle;  circle of friends
     7. 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.
     8. 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.
     9. n. (South Africa) A traffic circle or roundabout.
     10. n. (obsolete) Compass; circuit; enclosure.
     11. 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
     12. n. A series ending where it begins, and repeating itself.
     13. n. (logic) A form of argument in which two or more unproved statements are used to prove each other; inconclusive reasoning.
     14. n. Indirect form of words; circumlocution.
     15. 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.
     16. 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.
     17. v. To travel around along a curved path.
     18. v. To surround.
     19. v. To place or mark a circle around.
           Circle the jobs that you are interested in applying for.
     20. 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. (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     4. prep. From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
     5. prep. (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
     6. prep. Expressing separation.
     7. prep. Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.
     8. prep. Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.
     9. prep. (obsolete) Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.
     10. prep. Expressing origin.
     11. prep. Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.
     12. prep. Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of.
     13. prep. Following an intransitive verb: indicating the source or cause of the verb.
     14. prep. Following an adjective, indicating the subject or cause of the adjective.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep. Following a passive verb to indicate the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with (m, en, by)).
     17. prep. Used to introduce the subjective genitive; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase.
     18. prep. Following an adjective, used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep. After a verb expressing construction, making etc., used to indicate the material or substance used.
     21. prep. Directly following a noun, used to indicate the material from which it is made.
     22. prep. Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.
     23. prep. Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.
     24. prep. Linking two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second; which is also.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep. Linking an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-matter: concerning, with regard to.
     27. prep. Following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.), to introduce its subject matter; about, concerning.
     28. prep. Following an adjective, to introduce its subject matter.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep. Following a number or other quantitive word: introducing the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment; from among.
     31. prep. Following a noun indicating a given part.
     32. prep. (now, archaic, literary) With preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be: some, an amount of, one of.
     33. prep. Linking to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep. Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare origin senses, above.
     36. prep. Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
     37. prep. Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; the possessive genitive. (With abstract nouns, this intersects with the subjective genitive, above under agen
     38. prep. Forming the objective genitive.
     39. prep. Following an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep. (now, archaic or literary) Linking an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier; in respect of, as regards.
     42. prep. Indicating a quality or characteristic; characterized by.
     43. prep. Indicating quantity, age, price etc.
     44. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     45. prep. (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
     46. prep. (_) For (a given length of time), chiefly in negative constructions.
           I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     47. prep. Used after a noun to indicate duration of a state, activity etc.
     48. prep. Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives modified by certain common adverbs of degree.
           not that good of an idea
     49. v. (usually in modal perfect constructions) (eye dialect of have) or ’ve, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
like the body of a dog
a strip of faded carpet
     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.
          4. n. (usually with in) Of plants, a state of bearing blooms.
                The dogwoods are in flower this week.
          5. n. (euphemistic, hypocoristic) The vulva, especially the labia majora.
          6. 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
          7. n. The best examples or representatives of a group.
                We selected the flower of the applicants.
          8. n. The best state of things; the prime.
                She was in the flower of her life.
          9. n. (obsolete) Flour.
          10. n. (in the chemistry, obsolete) A substance in the form of a powder, especially when condensed from sublimation.
                the flowers of sulphur
          11. n. A figure of speech; an ornament of style.
          12. n. (printing) Ornamental type used chiefly for borders around pages, cards, etc.
          13. n. (in the plural) Menstrual discharges.
          14. v. (lbl, en, intransitive) To put forth blooms.
                This plant flowers in June.
          15. v. (lbl, en, intransitive) To reach a state of full development or achievement.
          16. v. (lbl, en, intransitive) To froth; to ferment gently, as new beer.
          17. v. (lbl, en, intransitive) To come off as flowers by sublimation.
          18. n. (rare) Something that flows, such as a river.
     1. prep. Being above and in contact with another.
           Place the book upon the table.
     2. prep. Being directly supported by another.
           The crew set sail upon the sea.
           She balanced upon one foot.
     3. prep. Being followed by another so as to form a series.
           hours upon hours, years upon years
     4. prep. At a prescribed point in time.
           The contract was rendered void upon his death.
     5. prep. On.
     6. adv. Being the target of an action.
           He was set upon by the agitated dogs
first upon the stairs
you women might come upon a clue to the motive
     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!
     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.
           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
     8. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     9. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     10. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     11. prep. (now, archaic or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
     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.
     2. 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.
     3. 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.
     4. 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.
     5. prep. At various places in.
           The pages from the notebook were scattered around the room.  Those teenagers like to hang around the mall.
     6. 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..
     7. adv. Generally.
     8. 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.
     9. 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)
     10. 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.
     11. 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?
and look around
after a glance around
     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.
     2. 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.
     3. pron. (colloquial, of a person) A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.
           She has a certain something.
     4. 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.
     5. adj. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
     6. adv. (degree) Somewhat; to a degree.
           The baby looks something like his father.
     7. adv. (degree, colloquial) To a high degree.
     8. v. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
     9. n. An object whose nature is yet to be defined.
     10. 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).
something to show
having something to do
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