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1. adrēden v.

79 quotations in 3 senses
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To have fear, be or become afraid; to fear or dread (sth.); -- (a) refl. or intr.; (b) with obj.; (c) with obj. clause.

2. befrīnen v.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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To ask (sb. a question).

3. bilẹ̄ven v.(2)

Additional spellings: beleven
64 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Theol. To believe (in a doctrine, in God, etc.); -- with in, on, upon, to, into phrase; (b) to profess (a deity).

4. callen v.

163 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To cry out, call, shout; (b) to cry out (sth.), say (sth.) loudly; (c) callen after, to call for (sb.), summon; callen on (upon), call to (sb.), address, invoke, summon, call on (sb. for payment)…

5. droppen v.

78 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Of a liquid: to fall in drops, run down, drip down, trickle; droppen on the chimb, drip on the rim, run low; also fig. of the heavens: to fall as rain; droppen fro feith, turn from the true…

6. fordwīnen v.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To become smaller, to dwindle; (b) to pine away (as with disease), to waste away; (c) to become feebler.

7. forstoppen v.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To stop (something) completely, shut off (breath), smother; block (a road); (b) to restrain or check (one's thoughts).

8. gī̆slen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To give (sb.) as a hostage.

9. hamelen v.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To mutilate or maim (sb., a foot); also fig.; (b) to cut short (hose); hamelen in sondre, separate (two parts) by cutting.

10. hitten v.

83 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To strike (sb. or sth.); strike a blow; deliver (blows); hitten in, cut into (sb. or sth.); hitten on, beat upon (sb. or sth.); hitten on the hed of the nailes ende, hit the nail on the head…

11. inẹ̄den v.(2)

1 quotation in 1 sense
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Ppl. inede as noun: needy persons.

12. ispēken v.

56 quotations in 5 senses
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To make or deliver a speech, speak, ispeken of, speak about (sb. or sth.).

13. iwrā̆tthen v.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To anger (sb.), offend; (b) fig. to stir up (the sea); (c) refl. to become angry.

14. kitellen v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To tickle (sb.).

15. liven v.(1)

564 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To be alive, continue to live, survive; also, be alive spiritually; (b) liven longe, to live for a long time; liven leng (lengere, longere), live longer, live longer than someone else; liven litel

16. maȝcen v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To mash (sth. together with sth. else), mix; maȝcen togeder, mix (ingredients) together.

17. mannen v.

15 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To garrison (a city, a castle); (b) to man (a boat), provide with a crew; (c) to people (a place), supply with inhabitants.

18. mē̆nǧen v.

212 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To mix (sth. with sth. else), mingle; add (sth. to sth. else); mengen with (in, of, amonges, among with); (b) to mix (two or more things) together, blend; mengen togeder (tosamen, in fere); (c) to…

19. nāmen v.

89 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To name (sb.), give a name to; namen..for, name (an angel) after (a star); ppl. named, named; named after, named after (sb. or sth.); (b) to call (sb.) something; give (sb.) a descriptive…

20. nẹ̄den v.(2)

205 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To be necessary, needed, required, or essential; neden to, be necessary to or for (sth.); (b) to be poor, needy, or in want; also, be in need of help; (c) ?to be lacking or wanting.

21. nikken v.(1)

23 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To deny (sth.); nikken nai, deny (a fact); deny something to (sb.); nikken with nai, deny (sth.), give (sb.) a negative reply; (b) to make a denial; deny acquaintance with (sb.), disavow (sb.)…

22. ofrēchen v.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To reach (sth.), touch; arrive at (a place); find (sb.); (b) to reach (sb.) with a weapon, strike; (c) to extend to (sb.); (d) ben ofreched of, ?to be informed of (sth.).

23. oftāken v.

30 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To catch up with (sb. or sth.), overtake in pursuit; find (sb.); (b) to get hold of (sb.), apprehend; (c) of night: to come upon (sb.) suddenly; (d) to detect (an error, an offender).

24. overwerpen v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To overturn (sth.), overthrow; fig. destroy (beauty); (b) of the heart: to sink, be downcast.

25. quelmen v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To kill (sb.); (b) to die; (c) to torment (a body); (d) to suffer, endure torment.

26. rēden v.(1)

687 quotations in 24 senses
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To read; engage in reading; also, know how to read; reden in, read in (a book); also fig.; read on (a surface); reden on, read or read in (a book, etc.); also fig.; reden of (upon); connen reden, know…

27. rekenen v.

207 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To enumerate (a number of things), name one by one, list; run through (a list of things); rekenen forth; (b) to list (items) in order, enumerate serially; -- also without obj.; (c) rekenen a (bi,

28. reusen v.(1)

10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To feel sorrow or repentance; repent (sin); ppl. reusende, repenting; also, repentant; (b) to feel pity or compassion; ppl. reusende as adj.: compassionate; (c) ppl. reusende as noun: one who…

29. ridelen v.(1)

5 quotations in 1 sense
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To sift (grain); also, fig. test (sb.); -- also without obj.; spread (ashes) by means of sifting; -- used without obj.; ridelen oute of, separate (sb.) from (God's chosen).

30. rīmen v.(3)

21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To retreat, depart; die; refl. depart, go away; depart from (a land), leave; rimen abak (ayen), retreat; rimen flet, give ground; (b) to clear a way; clear (a way), clear (a path of enemies); (c)…

31. rīnen v.(1)

30 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To touch (sb. or sth.); also fig.; rinen on (to, upon); (b) to strike (sb. or sth.); also, pierce (sb.); rinen and rushen; rinen on (to); (c) to pertain to (sb.), concern; rinen on (to); (d) to…

32. rixlen v.

21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To rule, reign, exercise royal power; of God: rule the world or the universe; also fig.; (b) of Christ, the devil: to rule over a person, be in control; of sins, vices: rule over human nature or…

33. roughen v.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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To cough; roughen with shulder, clear one's throat against one's shoulder.

34. ruden v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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To become red, redden [perh. confused with rudden v. in some occurrences in PPl. quot.]; ben ruded, be made red; ppl. ruded, reddened; also, fiery [quot.: Gawain].

35. saughtelen v.

33 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To make peace, be reconciled; also, agree, come to terms [1st quot.]; saughtelen with, make peace with (sb., Christ), become reconciled with; (b) to reconcile (sb.); saughtelen with (to, toward)

36. saughten v.

53 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To make peace, be conciliated, be reconciled; saughten with, make peace with (sb.), become reconciled with; also, make peace by means of (tools of peace) [1st quot.]; (b) to conciliate (a land)…

37. sẹ̄den v.

20 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To produce seed; go or run to seed; also, take root, sprout, grow; (b) to sow seed; (c) fig. to flower, flourish.

38. sẹ̄n v.(1)

1447 quotations in 37 senses
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(a) To see (sb., sth., a place) with the eyes, catch sight of, notice; also, be able to see (sb., sth., a place); also fig.; (b) with ellipsis of obj. or rel.pron.; -- also in than clause; (c) ppl. se

39. setligen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To impose a settlement on (sb.).

40. sharpen v.

63 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To make the point of (an arrow, a pen, stake, etc.) sharp; make the edge of (a sword, tool, etc.) sharp; also fig.; sharpen in-to, sharpen (sth.) so as to become (a spear); -- used fig.; sharpen

41. shēden v.

261 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To divide (people, things); separate (sb. or oneself from sb. or sth., sth. from sth.); also fig.; also, take (sb.) away [quot.: Gen.& Ex.208]; also, declare or determine (dissension between…

42. shē̆nden v.

275 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To do harm to (sb.), injure; bring (sb.) to ruin, overcome; injure (sb., a part of the body, a faculty or capacity of the body), damage, afflict; of cattle: make (themselves) sick; (b) to bring…

43. shọ̄n v.

86 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To put shoes on (sb., oneself, a statue); provide (sb.) with shoes; also fig.; cover the feet of (sb. with sth.); also, cover (the feet with sth.); -- used fig.; hosen and shon; (b) ppl. shod

44. sī̆kelen v.(2)

8 quotations in 1 sense
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To fall ill, become weak or faint; also fig.

45. sīken v.(2)

87 quotations in 2 senses
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To sigh, moan: (a) expressing sorrow, grief, or a troubled frame of mind; also fig.; (b) in phrase: siken for, to sigh because of (sth.), sigh on behalf of (sb.); also, sigh with regret for (sth.)…

46. slēn v.

449 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To strike (sth.), beat; pitch (a tent); light (a fire); strike off (a head from the body); beat (metal into a shape) [quot.: c1175(?OE) HRood]; -- used without obj.; slen of, cut off (someone's…

47. slẹ̄pen v.

235 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To sleep, be asleep; (b) slepen as a beste (a swin, hogges, swin); slepen drie (wet), to sleep in a dry (wet) place; slepen faste (kindeli, sadli, savourli, seurli, soft, sound, soundli, swote, sw

48. slī̆ken v.(1)

21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To smooth, polish; smooth (sth.), polish; ?also, fatten (the flanks); (b) to make (words, speech) smooth; ppl. sliked, fair-seeming, deceptive, euphemistic; (c) to flatter; flatter (sb.); (d) refl

49. smẹ̄ken v.

10 quotations in 2 senses
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To give off smoke; also fig.; ppl. smekinge, smoking; swart-smeked, blackened with smoke.

50. smellen v.

81 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To give off an odor; produce a fragrance or an aroma; also fig.; smellen on, send out a fragrance to (sb.); (b) ppl. smellinge, giving off an odor, smelling; fragrant; also in fig. context; swete

51. smōken v.

25 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To emit smoke, smolder; also fig.; smoken up, to billow, rise, spread; -- used fig.; ppl. smokinge, emitting smoke, smoldering; also fig.; (b) to expose (sb.) to smoke as a means of torture…

52. snēsen v.(1)

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To stab (sb.), run through with a sword; -- also without obj.

53. sǒundfullen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To prosper.

54. stemmen v.(1)

3 quotations in 1 sense
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To consider, think; -- also refl.; also, consider how (to do sth.), determine.

55. stoppen v.

235 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To obstruct (a street, lane, passage, an entrance, etc.) with a physical barrier, block; close (a port), prevent access to; blockade (the sea), close to traffic; block (someone's way); also fig.

56. 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…

57. tannen v.

13 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To cure (skins, hides, leather, etc.) with an infusion of tanbark; ppl. tanned, preserved by tanning; (b) ppl. tanned as adj.: tan in color.

58. theinen v.

33 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To minister, be of service;—chiefly with dat.: minister (to sb.); provide for the needs or take care (of sb.); minister (to sb.) spiritually; also, with acc.: take care of (sb.), provide for the…

59. threshen v.

47 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To separate grains or seeds from chaff, thresh; also in fig. context [quot. c1450]; (b) to thresh (wheat, a sheaf of grain, etc.); also fig. [quot. a1225]; threshen oute; ppl. throshen, threshed…

60. thwīren v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To be in opposition, be at variance, conflict.

61. tọ̄̆twēmen v.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To part company; also, of the earth: split open; (b) to divide (people, things, etc.), separate; separate (the head from the body, the soul from the body).

62. unstrongen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To lose strength, become feeble.

63. upbreiden v.(2)

35 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To offer reproach or disparagement, utter a rebuke; ppl. upbreidinge as noun: those who reproach, disparagers [quot. a1400] (b) to reproach (sb.), disparage, upbraid; upbreiden for (of), reproach…

64. welcǒmen v.(1)

56 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To speak words of greeting, welcome, etc. to (sb.), hail, greet; acknowledge the arrival of (sb.) with words of greeting; also, invite the presence of (the Holy Spirit) with a hymn; welcomen with

65. wẹ̄lden v.

250 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To reign; with gen.: take control (of a land); ppl. weldinge, ruling; also, dominating, mighty [quot. a1400, 2nd]; omnipotent [quot. a1150(OE)]; al-welding, q.v.; (b) to dwell, reside.

66. wrinklen v.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To cause (sth.) to become corrugated, produce wrinkles in (sth.); wrinklen togeder; maken wrinkled, wrinkle (sth.) (b) med. to cause (the eyelids) to shrink up or shrivel; (c) ben wrinkled, to be…

67. wrobben v.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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To babble on, prattle; wrobben ayenes, voice complaints; also, rail against (God).

68. yarken v.

87 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To make (sth.) ready, prepare; also in fig. context [3rd quot.]; also, have (a feast) prepared; yarken toward, prepare (a ship) to go to (a place) (b) to make (sb., oneself) ready, prepare;…

69. yarmen v.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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To wail; also, bellow.

70. yēten v.(2)

56 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To convey (sth. to sb. or an institution) by a grant; bestow (sth. on sb.), confer; accord (sth. to sb.); provide (sth., sth. for sb.); yeten and yeven, yeven and yeten (b) to yield (sth.) up;…