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1. acheken v.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To choke, strangle, or suffocate (sb.); (b) to obstruct (sth.).

2. afọ̄n v.

65 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To receive (a gift, reward, etc.); also, accept; (b) to inherit (a kingdom), take possession of (land, an office, an abbey, etc.); (c) to receive (punishment, penance, etc.); suffer (a blow, a…

3. ānydan ūt v. phr.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Expel.

4. arecchen v.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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To tell the meaning of (a dream, a text), interpret; describe (an appearance); exemplify or illustrate (a statement).

5. awẹ̄lden v.

30 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To control, rule, govern, command; rule (a country); command (an army); have control of (one's body, desire, etc.), guide (one's) actions; wield (a weapon), manage (a horse); (b) to conquer…

6. awīlden, -ien v.

Additional spellings: awildien
6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To become wild or unruly; (b) to dazzle (the eyes), make (sb.) dizzy.

7. awīten v.(3)

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To blame or accuse (sb.); (b) to punish (an offense).

8. awurien v.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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To strangle, kill by strangling.

9. bẹ̄den v.

185 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To offer (sth.), offer (to do sth.); also, to give, to promise; refl. to give oneself; (b) to offer (money for sth.), bargain for; (c) to offer (sacrifice), make (an offering); (d) to offer (one's…

10. bẹ̄n v.

1165 quotations in 17 senses
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(a) To be, exist, live; there is (was, were, etc.); that was, who formerly lived, now dead; if his liking be, if it be his will; if (sth.) ne were, if (sth.) had not been, if it were not for (sth.)…

11. bē̆nden v.(2)

10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To wrap or tie (sth.); blindfold; set (jewels); (b) to provide (sth.) with stripes or borders, adorn or border (with sth.); (c) her. to provide (a shield) with a diagonal stripe; ppl. bended

12. bēten v.(1)

240 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To flog (sb.), beat, whip; (b) to punish (sb.).

13. bẹ̄ten v.(2)

87 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To mend (sth.), repair; beten nettes, repair fishing nets; (b) to remedy (an evil condition); comfort (sorrow), cure (disease or bodily disorder), relieve (hunger, thirst, need), mitigate…

14. bidden v.

305 quotations in 17 senses
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To ask, beg, or plead for (sth.); bidden bone, make a plea or request; bidden mildse, merci, beg for mercy; bidden grith, sue for peace; bidden leve, beg leave, ask for permission; bidden mede, tax

15. bihōlden v.

Additional spellings: beholden
240 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To fix or keep one's eyes (on sth.), look (at), gaze (upon); (b) to look (in a certain direction), biholden after, look for or after (sth.); (c) to take a look; look, look on, look around.

16. bihōten v.

Additional spellings: behoten
200 quotations in 6 senses
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To promise (sth.); promise (to do sth.); -- (a) with obj.; (b) with clause; (c) with inf. phrase.

17. bihọ̄ven v.

Additional spellings: behoven
161 quotations in 5 senses
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Of things: to be needed, required, requisite, or necessary; -- (a) alone or with inf. phrase; (b) with personal obj. (dat.) or to phrase; hem bihoveth water, they need water; lothe childe bihoveth

18. bihowen v.

Additional spellings: behowen
1 quotation in 1 sense
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To view or inspect (sth.); ?take an interest in (sth.).

19. biknouen v.

Additional spellings: beknouen
67 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To know or realize (sth.), be aware of; (b) to recognize (sb.); biknoue(n, known, acquainted.

20. bilīven v.

15 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To remain (in a place, with sb.); stay, stay behind; -- also refl. [quot.Orm.]; (b) to remain (in a certain state), persist; biliven o life, remain alive, survive.

21. bilǒuken v.

Additional spellings: belouken
39 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To shut (sb., sth.) in; lock up or enclose for safekeeping; imprison (sb.); bilouken in hand of fa, deliver into the enemy's hand; bilouken in grave, bury; bilouken heven, Poet. lock the sky (i.e…

22. biren v.

47 quotations in 3 senses
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him (etc.) birth: (a) with respect to circumstances, destiny, etc.: he is constrained or compelled (to do or suffer sth.), he must; biren nede(s, he must of necessity (do sth.); biren dien, he must…

23. bisitten v.

Additional spellings: besitten
10 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To besiege (a stronghold); (b) to beset, harass, afflict (sb.).

24. bī̆sten v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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To buffet (sb.), pummel, flog, beat; also without obj., of waves: to dash, rage.

25. bithinken v.

Additional spellings: bethinken
135 quotations in 9 senses
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To think, reflect, meditate, ponder; bithinken right, wel, think hard or carefully; -- usually refl.; -- (a) alone; (b) with of, on, to, upon phrase.

26. biwiten, -ien v.

Additional spellings: biwitien
31 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To look after (sth., sb.), take care of; guard, protect, preserve; biwiten faste, cherish; biwiten from, protect from (an enemy), defend against; (b) to have charge of (sth.), govern; (c) ppl. biw

27. brẹ̄den v.(3)

103 quotations in 8 senses
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Of birds: to incubate eggs, hatch out and rear young, breed; breden brod, bring forth a brood.

28. breiden v.(1)

179 quotations in 12 senses
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To move quickly or suddenly: (a) to hurry, hasten, rush; dash, dart, jump; -- intr. or refl.; (b) breiden up, to jump or start up (as from anger or fear).

29. brēken v.

592 quotations in 47 senses
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(a) To break (an object) into parts; dash to pieces; destroy the wholeness of (an object); shatter (a weapon) in combat; crush (the human body, etc.); breken atwo, breken asonder, breken in peces

30. brennen v.

351 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To be consumed by fire; burn, burn down; brennen awai; of fire: burn; brennen up, flame up; brenning, on fire, fiery; (b) to destroy (sth.) with fire; put to the torch, reduce to ashes; brennen up

31. brēsen v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To bristle; bresed, shaggy (eyebrows).

32. britnen v.

38 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To divide (sth. into parts); (b) to cut (sb.) up; britnen into quarters, to quarter; (c) hunt. to cut up (a deer, etc.); britnen out, cut out.

33. chāren v.(1)

46 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To move or proceed (to or from a place or in a certain direction); charen ayen, return, turn back, retreat; charen from, leave or desert (sb.); charen hider, come back, return; charen thethen, go…

34. chēpen v.

20 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To engage in bargaining (either as buyer or seller), dicker; (b) chepen chaffare, to bid for or buy merchandise; (c) to sell or deliver (sth.); chepen to sale, chepen (to) sellen, offer to sell…

35. cheuen v.(1)

54 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To masticate or chew (sth.); cheuen cud, chew resin or gum; (b) to eat or consume (sth.); cheuen cud upon, feast upon (sth.); lat hem chewe as þei chese, let them eat (subsist) as they chose!

36. chīnen v.(1)

18 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To crack or split; burst open; chinen fro, split away from; chined, chapped (lips); chining, gaping; (b) of the heart: to break; chinen herte, break the heart, deprive of life.

37. chinken v.(1)

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To laugh out loud; deride, jeer; (b) to choke with laughter.

38. chirken v.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To creak; crackle; (b) to chirp, twitter; (c) to smack or chirrup.

39. clēthen v.

73 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To put clothing on (sb., the body, the flesh), dress; clethen in (with), to clothe (sb., one's body) in (a particular garment or kind of garments); (b) refl. to put on one's clothes, get dressed…

40. clẹ̄ven v.(2)

107 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To split (sth.); cut open or apart; -- also without obj.; (b) to slash (sb.); cleven doun, slice from top to bottom; (c) cleven atwo, in two, in sonder, to cut (sb., the head, a shield, etc.)…

41. cōlen v.(3)

3 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To cut off with a blow; (b) to slay, kill.

42. cǒmen v.

692 quotations in 20 senses
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(a) To be coming, approach; arrive; comen on, to come on, come along; (b) comen and gon, to come and go, arrive and depart; (c) in combination with another verb to indicate purpose or consequence…

43. cutten v.(1)

158 quotations in 9 senses
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To cut with a sharp implement; make an incision, cut; of an implement: have a cutting edge; be sharp.

44. dauen v.

48 quotations in 4 senses
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To dawn, grow light; dauen clere, dauen light, dauen (to) dai; (a) with subj. it; (b) with subj. dai.

45. dọ̄n v.(1)

1307 quotations in 26 senses
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(a) To perform (an action), do (sth.), carry on (an activity); don muche (more, moste), achieve or accomplish much (more, most); (b) to do (sth. to or for sb.); (c) don but, to do nothing but, do…

46. dwālen v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To poison (sb.) with a narcotic; (b) to fall into error.

47. ēken v.

87 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To increase (something) in number or amount; (b) to enlarge, extend, or expand (something), to extend (the borders of a country); (c) to lengthen (a period of time, a person's life); (d) to…

48. fāren v.

333 quotations in 17 senses
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(a) To travel, journey; go on one's way (from one place to another); go about, wander; also, come or go (to, from, with, or after a person); ayain faren, come back, return; (b) betake (oneself) on…

49. fasten v.(1)

84 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To make firm, stable, or stationary; to place or fix (in position), to plant firmly (in the ground); (b) to establish securely; pass. be established; refl. establish oneself (in a place), stay…

50. fecchen v.

72 quotations in 5 senses
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To go after, get, and return with (someone, something) to a person or place; to get and bring back; to fetch; [quot.: c1330] to find and report back (news); -- (a) simply; (b) gon (faren, wenden) and

51. fertheren v.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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To support or assist (sb., sth.); promote, advance, enhance.

52. fēsen v.

17 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Drive or chase; spur (a horse); incite (to action); (b) put to flight, rout (an enemy); discomfit.

53. fetlen v.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To shape (something); ppl. shaped (well or ill); (b) fix or prepare (a place or seat); put (in place); bestow (on someone); (c) refl. get ready or be about (to stay).

54. fetten v.

140 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To go to get (something), go and seek (something); fetten fer(re, to get at a distance; gon (and) fetten; (b) to bring (something to someone, to a place); fetten hom, bring home; fetten over

55. fīnden v.

437 quotations in 23 senses
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Of persons or of things viewed as agents: to come upon, encounter, or meet (someone or something) by chance or in the course of events (usually with the notion of perceiving or recognizing the person…

56. firnen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To move away or withdraw;--refl.

57. flẹ̄n v.(1)

251 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To retreat, run away, flee; flen awei, awei flen; also fig., of the sea: to roll back; (b) to flee (an enemy), run away from; (c) as inflected infin. (?also as ppl.) preceded by to; (d) flen fro

58. flẹ̄ten v.(1)

109 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To rest or move on the surface (of a liquid), float, drift; of a ship: sail; (b) of fish, persons: to swim; (c) to drift, float, sail in a ship; (d) to move (through the air); of arrows: to fly…

59. flīen v.

198 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To fly with wings; flien with winges; flien in (bi) the lift (air); flien on heigh (upon height); flien (one's) wei; fleing kind, flying creature, birds; (b) comen flen, flien fleing, to come…

60. flōten, -ien v.(1)

Additional spellings: flotien
17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To rest or move on the surface (of a liquid), to float; to sail or drift (in a ship); of fish: to float or swim; (b) of humors: to flow; (c) of an odor: to be wafted (on the air); (d) of persons…

61. forbẹ̄den v.

191 quotations in 8 senses
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To prohibit (an action, a practice, a sin), to forbid (someone to do something);--usually with personal indirect object: (a) with that clause, usually neg. & subjunctive, as direct object; (b) with…

62. forbrennen v.

63 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To burn up (something), to consume or destroy by fire; (b) to ravage or lay waste (a country) with fire; (c) to burn up, to be destroyed by fire.

63. fortihten v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To lead (someone) astray, seduce.

64. fǒulen v.(1)

33 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To make (something) dirty, to soil, to pollute; (b) to be or become filthy; (c) to void excrement.

65. frẹ̄en v.

17 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To set free (a slave); free (a captive); liberate (a race or nation), free from subjection; (b) to deliver (sb.) from sin: deliver (sb. from sin, servitude to the Devil, etc.).

66. frithen, -ien v.

Additional spellings: frithien
21 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To grant peace or safety; protect, keep safe; reconcile or appease (someone); observe (the Sabbath); (b) to spare (someone), treat mercifully; relieve (of suffering); (c) to refrain from using…

67. furtheren, -ien v.

Additional spellings: furtherien
59 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To aid (someone), assist, support; (b) intr. be helpful, be of assistance; it fortheres, it helps; what fortherit, what availed, what profited.

68. gāmen v.

24 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To rejoice, be merry; joke, jest, play; talk pleasantly; (b) impers.; (c) to give pleasure to (sb.), amuse (sb., oneself); (d) to have sexual intercourse with (sb.).

69. gēnǧen v.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To go, walk, run; (b) to assist (sb.), guide, help.

70. gēren v.

91 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To prepare or equip (oneself); prepare (a corpse for burial); geren aweiward, prepare (oneself) to go away; (b) to equip (oneself) for fighting, arm (oneself); (c) to dress (sb., oneself); ppl. ge

71. gī̆rden v.(2)

94 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To strike (sb.); girden at, aim a blow at (sb.); girden on, rain (blows) on (sb.); (b) girden abak, to drive (sb.) back with blows, repel; girden al to poudre, beat (sb.) to dust; girden doun

72. glisnen v.

21 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Of gold, glass, gems, armor, etc.: to glitter or gleam; (b) of light on snow: to glisten, sparkle; (c) of a place: to shine (with fire).

73. glouen v.(1)

52 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Of combustibles, fire: to radiate heat and light without flame, glow with partial combustion; glouing glede, a glowing ember; glouen as a glede, glow as an ember; also fig.; glouen red, glow red…

74. gōn v.

1054 quotations in 29 senses
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(a) To walk; also, be able to walk; walken and gon; comen gon (going), come walking; gon on fot, gon upon fet, gon with fot, etc., go on foot, walk; gon on a fot, go on one foot, hop; (b) gon or

75. grīpen v.

41 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To grasp (sb. or sth.) with the hands, take hold of, grab, snatch; gripen fro, snatch (sth.) from (sb.); gripen up, pull up (roots); (b) to hold on, cling; (c) to encircle (sth.) with the hands…

76. grippen v.

32 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To take hold of (sb. or sth.) with the hands; grab, grasp, snatch; --also refl.; (b) grippen out, to pull out (sth.); grippen to, seize (sth.), hold onto (sth.); grippen up, dig up (the ground)…

77. heien v.

97 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To raise (sth.), lift up, build, erect; refl. climb; heien hond, pray; (b) fig. to raise (sb.) up (to heaven), elevate; advance (sb.) in holiness; (c) to increase (sth.), improve; also…

78. hẹ̄ren v.

326 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To hear (a sound, speech, words, message, etc.); fer herd, heard afar; (b) to hear (sb. or sth. making sounds), hear (sb. who speaks), hear (a noisy action); (c) fig. of love, the soul: to hear…

79. hōlen v.(2)

29 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To make a hole; pierce (sth.); bore through (sth.); (b) ppl. holed, provided with a hole or holes, pierced, perforated; (c) med. to cause (skin) to ulcerate; ppl. holed, ulcerated, festered.

80. hōlen v.(3)

28 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To cure (sb., a bodily part); save (sb.) spiritually; heal (sb. of a disease); cure (sb. of sinfulness); -- often with fro or of phrase; (b) to heal (a sore or wound); cure (a disease); also…

81. hō̆ngen v.

588 quotations in 18 senses
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To suspend (sb. or sth.) from an elevated point: (a) to hang (sb., his corpse, or parts of it) up by the feet, hands, or hair; hongen up, hongen up bi the fet, etc.; (b) to fasten or mount (sth. on…

82. họ̄ven v.(1)

108 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To remain suspended in the air; of birds: hover; be poised high in the air, soar; of flags: float or flutter in the air; (b) to lie protectingly (over one's young); fig. hover protectively (over…

83. hurten v.

121 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To injure (sb., a part of the body), wound, hurt; afflict (sb.) with disease [quot.: WB(1), Pecock]; of hunger: to pain (sb.); ben hurt, be wounded or injured; -- also intr.; (b) to receive an…

84. ibẹ̄n v.

63 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To exist, be; (b) to take place, occur, happen; (c) with adv. or adv. phr.: to be (in or at a place, with sb. or sth., at a wedding), be (in a state or condition).

85. incǒmen v.

12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To go into a place, enter; (b) fig. to enter (into the soul); of Christ: enter into Mary.

86. iō̆penen v.

39 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To open (a gate, a window); (b) to open (somebody's eyes).

87. irecchen v.(2)

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To trouble (sb.), bother.

88. irennen v.

76 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To run (to or toward a place); rush about; of horses, harts, etc.: gallop; (b) to charge on horseback in battle; make an assault; rush (upon sb.); (c) to flee, depart swiftly; irennen awei.

89. ishīlden v.

18 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To protect (sb. against sb. or sth.), shield (sb. from sb. or sth.); protect (sb. or sth.); (b) to ward off (sth.).

90. isīen v.(1)

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Of the sun: to set; (b) ben isiȝen, to go, proceed; journey; (c) ben isiȝen to, to befall (sb. or sth.), happen to.

91. isīen v.(2)

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To strain (sth.) out; -- in proverb.

92. isomnen v.

13 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To invite (sb.); (b) to call (sb.) into the presence of another, summon; order (sb.) to appear; also, order (sb. to come to a specific place); (c) law to cite (sb.) to appear before a court or…

93. iswinken v.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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To engage in physical labor, work hard; specif. work at a task, fight in combat, perform sexually, etc.; ben iswunken.

94. itegen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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?To ordain (sth.), decree.

95. itheutien v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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In phrase: ben geðeowtod, to be taken captive; -- used fig. of free will.

96. ithidden v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To make (sth.) known, report.

97. iturnen v.

69 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To change (sth.); transform (sth. or sb. into something else), convert, turn; -- with to, in, into, unto phr.; (b) to change (sth. in a certain attribute); (c) to translate (sth. from one language…

98. iwiten v.(1)

72 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To know (sth.); bolder iwist, known to be bolder; (b) to learn (sth.), find out; -- also used absol.; (c) to know about (sth. or sb.), be aware of, notice; realize (that sth. is true); iwiten of

99. iwrīthen v.

22 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To bind (sth.); bind up (a wound); fasten (sth. to sth. else) with a thread, bandage, etc.; also, bind (sb.) as a prisoner; (b) to wrap (sth.), wind about (sth.), enfold; (c) to stop (nosebleed…

100. iyẹ̄de v.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Conquered (a country), occupied; also invaded (a country); (b) iyede forth, went forth; (c) departed.