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by
     1. prep. Near or next to.
           The mailbox is by the bus stop.
     2. prep. At some time before (the given time), or before the end of a given time interval.
           Be back by ten o'clock!  We will send it by the first week of July.
     3. prep. Indicates the actor in a clause with its verb in the passive voice: Through the action or presence of.
           The matter was decided by the chairman.  The boat was swamped by the water.  He was protected by his body armour.
     4. prep. Indicates the creator of a work: Existing through the authorship etc. of.
           There are many well-known plays by William Shakespeare
     5. prep. Indicates the cause of a condition or event: Through the action of, caused by, responsibility for; by dint of.
     6. prep. Indicates a means: Involving/using the means of.
           I avoided the guards by moving only when they weren't looking.
     7. prep. Indicates a source of light used as illumination.
           The electricity was cut off, so we had to read by candlelight.
     8. prep. Indicates an authority, rule, or permission followed.
           I sorted the items by category.  By the power vested in me, I now pronounce you man and wife.
     9. prep. Indicates the amount of some progression: With a change of.
           Our stock is up by ten percent.
     10. prep. In the formulae X by X and by Xs, indicates a steady progression, one X after another.
           We went through the book page by page.  We crawled forward by inches.
     11. prep. Indicates a referenced source: According to.
           He cheated by his own admission.
     12. prep. Indicates an oath: With the authority of.
           By Jove! I think she's got it!  By all that is holy, I'll put an end to this.
     13. prep. Used to separate dimensions when describing the size of something.
           It is easy to invert a 2-by-2 matrix.  The room was about 4 foot by 6 foot.  The bricks used to build the wall measured 10 by 20 by 30 cm.
     14. prep. (horse breeding) Designates a horse's male parent (sire); cf. out of.
           She's a lovely little filly, by Big Lad, out of Damsel in Distress.
     15. adv. Along a path which runs by the speaker.
           I watched as it passed by.
     16. adv. In the vicinity, near.
           There was a shepherd close by.
           The shop is hard by the High Street.
     17. adv. To or at a place, as a residence or place of business.
           I'll stop by on my way home from work.
           We're right near the lifeguard station. Come by before you leave.
     18. adv. Aside, away.
           The women spent much time after harvest putting jams by for winter and spring.
     19. adj. Out of the way, subsidiary.
     20. n. (card games) A pass
     21. interj. alternative spelling of bye
by the way
killed by a snake
accident
     1. n. An unexpected event with negative consequences occurring without the intention of the one suffering the consequences.
           to die by an accident
     2. n. (transport, vehicle) Especially, a collision or similar unintended event that causes damage or death.
           There was a huge accident on I5 involving 15 automobiles.
           My insurance went up after the second accident in three months.
     3. n. Any chance event.
     4. n. Chance.
     5. n. Any property, fact, or relation that is the result of chance or is nonessential.
           Beauty is an accident.
     6. n. (euphemistic) An instance of incontinence.
     7. n. (euphemistic) An unintended pregnancy.
     8. n. (philosophy, logic) A quality or attribute in distinction from the substance, as sweetness, softness.
     9. n. (grammar) A property attached to a word, but not essential to it, such as gender, number, or case.
     10. n. (geology) An irregular surface feature with no apparent cause.
     11. n. (heraldry) A point or mark which may be retained or omitted in a coat of arms.
     12. n. (legal) casus; such unforeseen, extraordinary, extraneous interference as is out of the range of ordinary calculation.
     13. n. (philosophy, uncommon) Appearance, manifestation.
     14. n. , passage=Nonetheless, those who have no evidence of the impossibility of the transformation of accident into substance believe that it is death itself which will be actually transformed into a ram on
     15. n. , passage=It would also follow that God ought to be able to transmute genera, converting substance into accident, knowledge into ability, black into white, and sound into smell, just as he can turn th
     16. n. , passage=nor can God effect the transmutation of substances (from accident into substance, or substance into accident, or substance without accident).
by
     1. prep. Near or next to.
           The mailbox is by the bus stop.
     2. prep. At some time before (the given time), or before the end of a given time interval.
           Be back by ten o'clock!  We will send it by the first week of July.
     3. prep. Indicates the actor in a clause with its verb in the passive voice: Through the action or presence of.
           The matter was decided by the chairman.  The boat was swamped by the water.  He was protected by his body armour.
     4. prep. Indicates the creator of a work: Existing through the authorship etc. of.
           There are many well-known plays by William Shakespeare
     5. prep. Indicates the cause of a condition or event: Through the action of, caused by, responsibility for; by dint of.
     6. prep. Indicates a means: Involving/using the means of.
           I avoided the guards by moving only when they weren't looking.
     7. prep. Indicates a source of light used as illumination.
           The electricity was cut off, so we had to read by candlelight.
     8. prep. Indicates an authority, rule, or permission followed.
           I sorted the items by category.  By the power vested in me, I now pronounce you man and wife.
     9. prep. Indicates the amount of some progression: With a change of.
           Our stock is up by ten percent.
     10. prep. In the formulae X by X and by Xs, indicates a steady progression, one X after another.
           We went through the book page by page.  We crawled forward by inches.
     11. prep. Indicates a referenced source: According to.
           He cheated by his own admission.
     12. prep. Indicates an oath: With the authority of.
           By Jove! I think she's got it!  By all that is holy, I'll put an end to this.
     13. prep. Used to separate dimensions when describing the size of something.
           It is easy to invert a 2-by-2 matrix.  The room was about 4 foot by 6 foot.  The bricks used to build the wall measured 10 by 20 by 30 cm.
     14. prep. (horse breeding) Designates a horse's male parent (sire); cf. out of.
           She's a lovely little filly, by Big Lad, out of Damsel in Distress.
     15. adv. Along a path which runs by the speaker.
           I watched as it passed by.
     16. adv. In the vicinity, near.
           There was a shepherd close by.
           The shop is hard by the High Street.
     17. adv. To or at a place, as a residence or place of business.
           I'll stop by on my way home from work.
           We're right near the lifeguard station. Come by before you leave.
     18. adv. Aside, away.
           The women spent much time after harvest putting jams by for winter and spring.
     19. adj. Out of the way, subsidiary.
     20. n. (card games) A pass
     21. interj. alternative spelling of bye
by the way
by the window
mistake
     1. n. An error; a blunder.
     2. n. (baseball) A pitch which was intended to be pitched in a hard-to-hit location, but instead ends up in an easy-to-hit place.
     3. v. To understand wrongly, taking one thing or person for another.
           Sorry, I mistook you for my brother. You look very similar.
     4. v. (transitive, obsolete) To misunderstand (someone).
     5. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To commit an unintentional error; to do or think something wrong.
     6. v. (obsolete, rare) To take or choose wrongly.
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 that rocker
in a covert way
error
     1. n. The state, quality, or condition of being wrong.
     2. n. A mistake; an accidental wrong action or a false statement not made deliberately.
     3. n. Sin; transgression.
     4. n. (computing) A failure to complete a task, usually involving a premature termination.
     5. n. (statistics) The difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one.
     6. n. (baseball) A play which is scored as having been made incorrectly.
     7. n. (appellate legal) One or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement.
     8. n. Any alteration in the DNA chemical structure occurring during DNA replication, recombination or repairing.
     9. v. (computing) To function improperly due to an error, especially accompanied by error message.
           The web-page took a long time to load and errored out.
           Remove that line of code and the script should stop erroring there.
           This directory errors with a "Permission denied" message.
     10. v. (telecommunications) To show or contain an error or fault.
           The block transmission errored near the start and could not be received.
     11. v. (nonstandard) To err.
without
     1. adv. (archaic, or literary) Outside, externally.
     2. adv. Lacking something.
           Being from a large, poor family, he learned to live without.
     3. adv. (euphemism) In prostitution: without a condom being worn.
     4. prep. (archaic, or literary) Outside of, beyond.
           The snow was swirling without the cottage, but it was warm within.
     5. prep. Not having, containing, characteristic of, etc.
           It was a mistake to leave my house without a coat.
     6. prep. Not doing or not having done something.
           He likes to eat everything without sharing.
           He shot without warning anyone.
     7. conj. (archaic, otherwise nonstandard) Unless, except (introducing a clause).
without anything
without leaving the box
intention
     1. n. The goal or purpose behind a specific action or set of actions.
           The intention of this legislation is to boost the economy.
           My intention was to marry a wealthy widow.
           It’s easy to promise anything when you have no intention of fulfilling any of it.
     2. n. (obsolete) Tension; straining, stretching.
     3. n. A stretching or bending of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.
     4. n. (obsolete) The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.
     5. n. (obsolete) Any mental apprehension of an object.
     6. n. (medicine) The process of the healing of a wound.
     7. v. Intend
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
to be completely frank
as if to make it plain
do
     1. v. (auxiliary) A syntactic marker
     2. v.          (auxiliary) A syntactic marker in a question whose main verb is not another auxiliary verb or be.
                   Do you go there often?
     3. v.          (auxiliary) A syntactic marker in negations with the indicative and imperative moods.
                   I do not go there often.
                   Do not listen to him.
     4. v.          (auxiliary) A syntactic marker for emphasis with the indicative, imperative, and subjunctive moods.
                   But I do go sometimes.
                   Do tell us.
                   It is important that he do come see me.
     5. v.          (pro-verb) A syntactic marker that refers back to an earlier verb and allows the speaker to avoid repeating the verb; not generally used with auxiliari
                   I play tennis; she does too.
              #     They don't think it be like it is, but it do.
     6. v. To perform; to execute.
           All you ever do is surf the Internet. What will you do this afternoon?
     7. v. (obsolete) To cause, make (someone) (do something).
     8. v. (intransitive, transitive) To suffice.
           it’s not the best broom, but it will have to do;  this will do me, thanks.
     9. v. (intransitive) To be reasonable or acceptable.
           It simply will not do to have dozens of children running around such a quiet event.
     10. v. To have (as an effect).
           The fresh air did him some good.
     11. v. (intransitive) To fare, perform (well or poorly).
           Our relationship isn't doing very well;  how do you do?
     12. v. (transitive, chiefly in questions) To have as one's job.
           What does Bob do? — He's a plumber.
     13. v. To perform the tasks or actions associated with (something)
           "Don't forget to do your report" means something quite different depending on whether you're a student or a programmer.
     14. v. To cook.
           I'll just do some eggs.
     15. v. To travel in, to tour, to make a circuit of.
           Let’s do New York also.
     16. v. To treat in a certain way.
     17. v. To work for or on, by way of caring for, looking after, preparing, cleaning, keeping in order, etc.
     18. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To act or behave in a certain manner; to conduct oneself.
     19. v. (see also do time) To spend (time) in jail.
           I did five years for armed robbery.
     20. v. To impersonate or depict.
           They really laughed when he did Clinton, with a perfect accent and a leer.
     21. v. (transitive, slang) To kill.
     22. v. (transitive, slang) To deal with for good and all; to finish up; to undo; to ruin; to do for.
     23. v. (informal) To punish for a misdemeanor.
           He got done for speeding.
           Teacher'll do you for that!
     24. v. (transitive, slang) To have sex with. (See also do it)
     25. v. To cheat or swindle.
           That guy just did me out of two hundred bucks!
     26. v. To convert into a certain form; especially, to translate.
           the novel has just been done into English;  I'm going to do this play into a movie
     27. v. (transitive, intransitive) To finish.
           Aren't you done yet?
     28. v. (dated) To work as a domestic servant (with for).
     29. v. (archaic, dialectal, transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the present progressive of verbs.
     30. v. (stock exchange) To cash or to advance money for, as a bill or note.
     31. v. (informal, transitive) To make or provide.
           Do they do haircuts there?
           Could you do me a burger with mayonnaise instead of ketchup?
     32. v. (informal, transitive) To injure (one's own body part).
     33. v. To take drugs.
           I do cocaine.
     34. v. (transitive, in the form be doing somewhere) To exist with a purpose or for a reason.
           en - What's that car doing in our swimming pool?
     35. n. (colloquial) A party, celebration, social function.
           We’re having a bit of a do on Saturday to celebrate my birthday.
     36. n. (informal) A hairdo.
           Nice do!
     37. n. Something that can or should be done (usually in the phrase dos and don'ts).
     38. n. (obsolete) A deed; an act.
     39. n. (archaic) Ado; bustle; stir; to-do; A period of confusion or argument.
     40. n. (obsolete, UK, slang) A cheat; a swindler.
     41. n. (obsolete, UK, slang) An act of swindling; a fraud or deception.
     42. n. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the first and eighth tonic of a major scale.
     43. adv. (rare) (abbreviation of ditto)
I do know
how do you know
So
     1. n. A Mon-Khmer-speaking people of Laos and Thailand.
     2. conj. In order that.
           Eat your broccoli so you can have dessert.
     3. conj. With the result that; for that reason; therefore.
           I was hungry so I asked if there was any more food.
           He ate too much cake, so he fell ill.
           He wanted a book, so he went to the library.
           “I need to go to the bathroom.”―“So go!”
     4. conj. (archaic) Provided that; on condition that, as long as.
     5. adv. To the (explicitly stated) extent that.
           It was so hot outside that all the plants died.  He was so good, they hired him on the spot.
     6. adv. (informal) To the (implied) extent.
           I need a piece of cloth so long. = this long
     7. adv.          (informal) Very (positive clause).
                   He is so good!
     8. adv.          (informal) Very (negative clause).
                   It’s not so bad. i.e. it's acceptable
     9. adv.          (slang) Very much.
                   But I so want to see the Queen when she visits our town!  That is so not true!
     10. adv. In a particular manner.
           Place the napkin on the table just so. If that's what you mean, then say so; (or do so).
     11. adv. In the same manner or to the same extent as aforementioned; also.
           Just as you have the right to your free speech, so I have the right to mine.  Many people say she's the world's greatest athlete, but I don't think so.  "I can count backwards from on
     12. adv. (sense, with as) To such an extent or degree; as.
           so far as;  so long as;  so much as
     13. adj. True, accurate.
           That is so.  You are responsible for this, is that not so?
     14. adj. In that state or manner; with that attribute. A proadjective that replaces the aforementioned adjective phrase.
     15. adj. (dated, UK, slang) Homosexual.
           Is he so?
     16. interj. Used after a pause for thought to introduce a new topic, question or story.
           So, let's go home.
           So, what'll you have?
           So, there was this squirrel stuck in the chimney...
     17. interj. (Short for) so what.
           "You park your car in front of my house every morning." — "So?".
     18. interj. Used to connect previous conversation or events to the following question.
           So how does this story end?
           So, everyone wants to know - did you win the contest or not?
     19. interj. (archaic) Be as you are; stand still; (used especially to cows; also used by sailors.)
     20. pron. abbreviation of someone
     21. n. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the fifth note of a major scale.
     22. n. (foods) A type of dairy product made in Japan between the seventh and 10th centuries.
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