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1. abjūren v.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To renounce or recant (a heresy) under oath; ben abjured, be subjected to solemn recantation; (b) to give up or renounce (sth.); surrender (a right) under oath; swear to leave (a place).

2. abǒunden v.(1)

56 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To exist or be present in great number or quantity, be plentiful; to be sufficient (for a purpose); also, to be excessive; of water: to overflow; abounden to, come to (sb.) abundantly; (b) of…

3. absenten v.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To go or stay away; (b) absenten (one's) person or presence, to withdraw, go or remain away; (c) refl. to withdraw (esp. in order to evade a duty, obligation, or penalty), go away, stay away; fig.

4. absteinen v.

65 quotations in 6 senses
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To avoid (sth.), stay away from (a person or place), refrain from partaking of (food, etc.); -- often with fro, from, of; (a) refl.; (b) intr.

5. ac(c)ūsen v.

Additional spellings: accusen
33 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To charge (sb. with an offence, or misconduct, etc.), to impugn or blame; acusen gilt, to blame; to make a formal charge, indict; -- often with of (in, upon) phrase; also with inf. phrase or that

6. aclīnen v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To incline, slope (toward sth.); (b) to bow down.

7. acloien v.

18 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To beset (sb.), harass; (b) to hamper (sb.), harm; make impotent or miserable.

8. administren v.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To manage or control (sth.), administer (a government, an office); (b) to attend to the needs of (sb.), minister to; supply (sth. to sb.); give (seed to a sower); do or dispense (justice).

9. adǒuren v.

10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To worship (God, a deity); also, worship (the Devil); (b) to show reverence to (sb.), bown down before, honor; (c) to show extreme respect for (sth.).

10. adǒurnen v.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To decorate or embellish (sth.); also, be an ornament to (sth.); fig. beautify (a language), distinguish (a city); make (one's profession) seem more distinguished; (b) = adouren, to worship (a…

11. adverten v.

31 quotations in 3 senses
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To notice (sth.), observe, perceive; it is to ben adverted, it is to be noted.

12. affermen v.

55 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To fix (sth.) in place, make immovable; (b) to strengthen (sb.), make sure or steadfast, confirm (sb. in a belief or virtue); (c) to fix firmly (an emotion in the heart); (d) to decide upon…

13. āǧen v.

16 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To grow old, age; (b) ppl. aged, advanced in years, old; also mature; (c) aged men, those with authority, elders.

14. aliēnen v.

35 quotations in 4 senses
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Law (a) To transfer or surrender one's title to property or rights, alienate (property or a right); alienen awei; alienen in fe simple (taille); (b) to divert (property to a different purpose).

15. alleǧǧen, allēgen v.(1)

Additional spellings: allegen
62 quotations in 4 senses
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Law To make a formal declaration in court, either by way of bringing a charge, in defense against a charge, in support of a right, or in justification of a claim; alleggen matier, present evidence…

16. alleien v.

22 quotations in 3 senses
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Law (a) To make a formal declaration; submit (a document) in evidence; testify; (b) to prove (a claim).

17. allīen v.

54 quotations in 5 senses
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To form an alliance, join, associate: (a) to ally (oneself with, to sb.), join as an ally, form an alliance; get together, join; -- refl. or intr.; (b) ben allied, be allied or associated; associated…

18. alū̆men v.

12 quotations in 1 sense
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To infuse (a liquid) with alum; impregnate (cloth) with alum.

19. āmen v.

44 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To estimate (number, size, etc.); count (things); (b) ben amed, amount to (a certain number).

20. amē̆nden v.

167 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To remedy (a lack, a fault, a bad situation); correct, rectify, right (a wrong, an injustice, an error); (b) to correct or emend (a text, etc.); used ironically in Wycl.Papa.

21. annōten v.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To record or include in a record or list; (b) to annotate or comment upon.

22. anoisen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To injure (sb.).

23. aǒuren v.

7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To do homage, offer worship; to pray; -- also refl.; (b) to worship (God, wealth, etc.); (c) of a deity: to bless (a person); (d) to greet (a guest) respectfully or kindly.

24. aǒurnen v.

9 quotations in 2 senses
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To furnish, equip (sth.); ben aourned, be suitable.

25. apallen v.

31 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Of vigor of body or mind: grow or make faint or tired; grow indifferent; of youth: wane; (b) of emotions, memory: fade away or make fade; tone down, allay; (c) of power, honor, fame, etc.: grow or…

26. ap(p)ēlen v.

Additional spellings: appelen
37 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To accuse (sb.); make a formal charge (before a judge, etc.), impeach; -- often with of, for phrase, or that clause; (b) to challenge (sb.) to trial by combat; also fig.

27. ap(p)ertēnen v.

Additional spellings: appertenen
37 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To belong (to sth.) by nature or convention; be a proper part (of sth.); be natural (to sb.); (b) belong (to sb., to an office, etc.) as a possession, right, privilege, or duty; apertenen of right

28. apprōpren v.

57 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To acquire possession of, or control over (sth.); -- with to phrase; ben appropred to, be the property of; (b) to acquire the right to the endowment and income of (a parish church); chirch

29. arācen v.

26 quotations in 3 senses
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To remove (sth.) by force; pluck, pull, or tear out or away; to snatch (sb.); -- often with fro(m or out of.

30. areimen v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Redeem (oneself).

31. aretten v.

42 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To attribute (sth. to sth.); aretten it mi vileinie, attribute it to my ill-breeding; aretten to (in), to impute (sin, guile, unbelief, etc.) to (sb.); aretten to (unto), to place the blame for…

32. argūen v.

38 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To present reasons or arguments, to reason, argue, debate; also, to be contentious or disputatious; (b) to argue (that sth. is true, that sth. should be done); assert, claim; (c) to present (sth.)…

33. argūmenten v.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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To carry on a discussion, argue; also, to consider in one's own mind, reflect.

34. ascenden v.

47 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To move or proceed upward; ascend, climb, mount, soar; ascenden up(ward); board (a ship); light (upon sb.); (b) to ascend (a hill); rise to (the heavens); also, lift up, raise [quot. a1450]…

35. ascrīen v.(2)

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To ascribe or attribute (sth. to sb.); (b) describe (sth.).

36. as(s)erven v.

Additional spellings: asserven
11 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To render obedience to (God's will); (b) achieve (sth.) by way of service; (c) minister (to sb.), treat; (d) ben asserving, to be served at table.

37. assīgnen v.

117 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) To allot or allocate (sth. to sb.) for use or possession; assign (an area to a continent); (b) transfer, convey (property); bequeath (property) by will; allot (dower); (c) allot (a condition or…

38. assisten v.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To assist, help, aid (sb.); (b) give assistance, help, or support (to sb.).

39. attempten v.

40 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To seek or try to do (sth.); venture upon or attempt (an action), seek (friendship); (b) venture or try (to do sth.).

40. attenden v.

53 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To pay attention (to sth.); devote oneself (to a task or purpose); study (sth.); -- with to, til, unto, on phr., or with obj.; (b) attenden from, turn attention away from, avoid; (c) ppl. attent

41. augmenten v.

26 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To make (sth.) larger or more numerous, add to, increase; (b) to add (sth.); (c) to become larger, increase.

42. availen v.

103 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To help (sb.), assist; do good to (sb.), benefit, be profitable to; (b) refl. to help oneself, succeed; (c) impers. or with delayed subject: availeth, it availeth, it avails (sb.), it profits, it…

43. averten v.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To turn aside (sth.), avert, divert; to turn (sb. from his faith); to change (someone's purpose); (b) to go astray, turn aside.

44. avǒuen v.(1)

41 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To acknowledge (sth.), declare (sth.) to be one's own; to admit having done or said (sth.), avow (an act, a statement); sone avoued, an adopted son; (b) refl. to acknowledge (sb.) as one's lord.

45. avǒuen v.(2)

32 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To make a vow, swear (to do sth.); ?also, to swear profanely [quot. Mannyng HS]; (b) avouen voue (avou), to make a vow; (c) avouen chastite, to take a vow of celibacy or of abstention from sexual…

46. baptīsen, -īzen v.

Additional spellings: baptizen
33 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To baptize (sb.), either for ceremonial purification or for sacramental initiation into the Christian Church; (b) to perform the rite or sacrament of baptism; (c) refl. to receive baptism, be…

47. blāmen v.

65 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To rebuke or scold (sb.); (b) to find fault with (sb.), criticize, censure; blamen (sb.) for, of (sth.); ben to blamen, be at fault or subject to criticism; also, indulge in faultfinding or…

48. blasfēmen v.

18 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To utter blasphemy against (God, Christ, etc.); -- with or without obj.; (b) theol. to speak or act in a manner offering insult to God, commit blasphemy.

49. burblen v.

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(a) To bubble, foam, effervesce; burblen out, burst out; -- intr. or refl.; (b) to welter or wallow (in blood, water); cp. burlen.

50. calculen v.

10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Math. To reckon or compute (sth.), count; prepare (a mathematical table); also, to suppose (that sth. is true); (b) astrol. to cast horoscopes, etc.; solve (a problem) by calculation, find (an…

51. celebren v.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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To observe (a religious occasion) with solemn rites.

52. cēlen v.(1)

7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To cover (walls) with wainscoting or other ornamental work, to panel; to cover (the underside of a roof) with sheathing; (b) celen over, to put a cover or ceiling over (a passage).

53. cēlen v.(2)

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To hide or conceal (oneself).

54. chalenǧen v.

101 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To accuse (sb.); chalengen justli; chalengen of (with) wrong, accuse wrongfully or unjustly; (b) to accuse falsely or maliciously, slander; (c) to wrong (sb.), treat unjustly.

55. chastīen v.

41 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To correct or improve (someone's) behavior; discipline or reform (sb.); rear (a child) properly; mend (oneself); chastien bi another, learn proper conduct from another; (b) to reprove (sb.)…

56. circumcīsen v.

19 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To circumcise (a male); cut off (the foreskin) ceremonially; (b) circumcisen gasteli, purify spiritually, sanctify.

57. circumscrīben, -scrīven v.

Additional spellings: circumscriven
3 quotations in 1 sense
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To encompass; confine, restrain.

58. cīren v.

16 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To impregnate with wax or a sealing compound, waterproof; (b) sired, impregnated or waterproofed (cloth, etc.).

59. cīten v.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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To summon or notify (sb.) to appear before a court or a superior; citen bi office, summon officially.

60. cōagulen v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Of blood: to clot; (b) to produce a clot; (c) to solidify.

61. coilen v.

18 quotations in 3 senses
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To select or choose (sb. or sth.) for excellence; coilen out; coiled, chosen, choice.

62. cōlen v.(2)

5 quotations in 1 sense
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To put (sth.) through a strainer, strain.

63. collen v.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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To embrace or hug (sb.); collen about the nekke (swire); caress (an arm).

64. cǒlǒuren v.

59 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To make (sth.) a certain color; give color to (sth.); dye (cloth); (b) ?to cause (injured flesh or scar tissue) to take on a healthy color; (c) coloured, having a (certain) color; dyed (cloth)…

65. combīnen v.

13 quotations in 2 senses
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To put (things) together; compose (a text); compile (texts in one comprehensive work); join (one thing with another).

66. cǒmforten v.

132 quotations in 9 senses
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To strengthen (sb.) spiritually, inspire with fortitude or courage; comforten herte; also, assure, reassure (sb.).

67. commenden v.

54 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To entrust (sth. to sb.) for safekeeping; put (sb.) in (someone's) care; (b) to commend (oneself, etc., to God, a saint), put in trust or under protection; (c) to give (one's) compliments (to

68. commissen v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To commit (a wrong); (b) to commission (an officer).

69. compāren v.

12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To regard or treat (sb., sth.) as (an) equal; be equal (to or with sb.); (b) to compare (one with another), liken; make a comparison; compared to, in comparison with (sth.).

70. compellen v.

42 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To coerce or force (sb. to do sth.); compelled (bi force), under duress; (b) to force or induce (sb.); -- with to phrase.

71. comporten v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To bear or endure (grief, pain).

72. compǒunen v.

28 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To mix or blend (different things); (b) to combine (different things) to form a whole; fashion or construct (sth.); (c) of parts: to constitute (sth.).

73. comprehenden v.

81 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Of an area: to contain or include (sth.); (b) to enclose (sth. in an area).

74. compressen v.

14 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To compress or squeeze (sth.); compressen out, squeeze out; (b) compressed, flattened as by pressure; crowded; hemmed in, restricted.

75. concēlen v.

21 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To keep (sth.) from being known, keep secret or in confidence; concelen fro, to, conceal from (sb.); (b) to hide (sth.) from view, conceal; (c) to put (sb.) in a secret place; hide (oneself).

76. concō̆rden v.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To be in agreement, be harmonious; concorden in fere; (b) to agree upon (sth.); bring to agreement, harmonize, reconcile; ppl. concorde(d as adj., agreed upon, unanimous; (c) to make agreements.

77. condempnen v.

32 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To pass adverse judgment upon (sth. or sb.), regard as evil or guilty; condemn, criticize; (b) to bear witness against (sb.), accuse; denounce (one person to another).

78. condescenden v.

43 quotations in 3 senses
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Of God, a king, master, etc.: to condescend or deign (to do sth.); accede graciously (to a request); make gracious allowance (for human frailty).

79. confermen v.

116 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) To endorse, ratify, approve or confirm (a law, treaty, doctrine, etc.) officially or authoritatively; (b) to endorse or approve (an elected or appointed official, the establishment of a religious…

80. conformen v.

29 quotations in 5 senses
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conformen to, to model (sth., oneself, on sth. else), make like (sth. else); to unite (sth. with sth. else).

81. conǧēlen v.

38 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Of water: to solidify in low temperature, freeze; congelen to cristal, congelen hard, turn into ice, freeze; fig. congeled as frost, rigid, lifeless; (b) to freeze (sth.); congelen to hail.

82. conjecten v.

23 quotations in 2 senses
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To suppose, assume, or surmise (sth.); conjecten soth, make a true inference.

83. conjūren v.

44 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To charge or urge (sb.) solemnly or earnestly (to do or say sth.); adjure; conjuren in godes name, conjuren for cristes love, conjuren bi the feith, etc.; (b) to beseech or beg (sb.), implore; (c)…

84. consenten v.

67 quotations in 6 senses
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To agree mutually, consenten togeder; ben consent(ed, be in agreement; consenten til on, consenten to on wille, etc., to agree unanimously.

85. conserven v.

38 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To maintain or keep (sth., sb.) in good condition; preserve (health, youth, virtue, etc.); (b) to keep (sth. in a specified condition); conserven clene, freshli, sure, etc.; (c) to keep (sth…

86. consideren v.

87 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To inspect, examine, or observe (sth.); also, determine or discover (sth.) by inspection or observation; ben considered, be observable or seen; (b) to make an inspection; watch (for a star).

87. consouden v.

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(a) To make (sth.) solid; (b) to heal (a wound or fracture) by promoting cicatrization or knitting; (c) of a medicine: to promote such healing; (d) to thicken (humors).

88. conspīren v.

36 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To harbor a grudge, indulge in evil intentions; (b) to aspire or plan maliciously or clandestinely (to do harm, etc.); (c) conspiren to, conspiren upon, to have a secret or malicious desire or…

89. constipen v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To render costive, constipate.

90. constreinen v.

106 quotations in 8 senses
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Of a person: (a) to compel or force (sb. to do sth.), make (sb. do sth.); also, oblige, induce; (b) constreinen herte, constreinen wil, to exert pressure or compulsion on (someone's) heart or will…

91. consūmen v.

64 quotations in 7 senses
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Of physical agents: (a) of fire: to reduce (sth.) to ashes, consume, destroy; also fig.; (b) of heat: to dispel moisture; consumen awei; hence also, destroy life, reduce a corpse (to bones); (c) of…

92. contenden v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To engage in rivalry, compete.

93. contenten v.

57 quotations in 4 senses
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To rest satisfied or put up (with one's lot, a particular state of affairs, etc.); ben content with litel; -- (a) refl.; (b) ben content(ed.

94. continūen v.

88 quotations in 6 senses
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Of persons: (a) to persevere, carry on, persist; continuen forth; continuen bi course; (b) to persevere (in an activity or attitude); persist or continue (in a state); remain (in possession); (c) to…

95. conversen v.(1)

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(a) To live or behave (in a certain way); (b) to live or dwell (in a place).

96. converten v.

66 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To change one's attitude or mind (for the better or the worse); of God: relent; of man: become recreant or rebellious; converten to, turn to (virtuous conduct), comply with (authority); converten

97. corriǧen v.

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(a) To correct or amend (conduct); cause amendment; (b) to correct (a text).

98. corrōden v.

7 quotations in 1 sense
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Med. To eat away or destroy (organic tissue): said of (a) noxious humours, ulcers, etc.; (b) a corrosive medicine or application.

99. corrumpen v.

47 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To destroy (sth.); bring to ruin; corrumping, destructive; (b) to suffer destruction or disintegration.

100. cǒurben v.

14 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To bow down; courben on knees, kneel down; (b) to make (sb.) stoop; courben togeder, fold (sth.) up.