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1. mọ̄n(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: mone
240 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) The moon as a luminous heavenly body; the seventh 'planet' of Ptolemaic astronomy, the planet of the sphere nearest the earth; (b) the moon as the cosmological divider between the earth and the…

2. operāciǒun n.

71 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Work, deed(s, action(s; a military operation; also fig.; don operacioun(es, to perform (one's) deed(s, conduct (oneself), behave; (b) spiritual labor(s; (c) a scientific, alchemical, or magical…

3. purpōs n.

186 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) One's intention, plan, or design; one's object, aim, or goal; also, the proper function or purpose for which something exists [quot.: a1398]; (b) purpos and ende (entente), purpos or entencioun

4. tāken v.

3092 quotations in 85 senses
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(a) To grip, take hold; taken to, clutch at (sb.), hold tight to; also, grasp [transl. of L adprehendere]; (b) to take hold of (sb. or sth.), grasp with the hand(s, grab; pick (sb. or sth.) up, lift…

5. tāking(e ger.

Additional spellings: takinge
149 quotations in 26 senses
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(a) The act of picking up or taking hold of something with the fingers; also, the act of taking (sth. in one's arms), embracing [quot. c1440]; (b) the act of touching someone; also, the sense of touch…

6. werken v.(1)

617 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) To act, behave, proceed; act (in a specified way), proceed (on the basis of sth., according to sth.), act (so as to do sth.), do (as one should, as sb. enjoins, according to sth., etc.); werken