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Regular Verbs

  1. 1. Regular Verbs Andrew Ernest Ritz May 8, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 1 / 627
  2. 2. accept verb –1. (34) accept – (consider or hold as true; ”I cannot accept the dogma of this church”; ”accept an argument”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 2 / 627
  3. 3. add verb –1. (116) add – (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; ”We added two students to that dorm room”; ”She added a personal note to her letter”; ”Add insult to injury”; ”Add some extra plates to the dinner table”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 3 / 627
  4. 4. admire verb –1. (13) admire, look up to – (feel admiration for) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 4 / 627
  5. 5. admit verb –1. (64) admit, acknowledge – (declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; ”He admitted his errors”; ”She acknowledged that she might have forgotten”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 5 / 627
  6. 6. advise verb –1. (11) rede, advise, counsel – (give advice to; ”The teacher counsels troubled students”; ”The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 6 / 627
  7. 7. afford verb –1. (24) afford – (be able to spare or give up; ”I can’t afford to spend two hours with this person”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 7 / 627
  8. 8. agree verb –1. (62) agree, hold, concur, concord – (be in accord; be in agreement; ”We agreed on the terms of the settlement”; ”I can’t agree with you!”; ”I hold with those who say life is sacred”; ”Both philosophers concord on this point”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 8 / 627
  9. 9. alert verb –. (9) alarm, alert – (warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness; ”The empty house alarmed him”; ”We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 9 / 627
  10. 10. allow verb –1. (65) let, allow, permit – (make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen; ”This permits the water to rush in”; ”This sealed door won’t allow the water come into the basement”; ”This will permit the rain to run off”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 10 / 627
  11. 11. amuse verb –1. (6) amuse, divert, disport – (occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; ”The play amused the ladies”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 11 / 627
  12. 12. analyse verb –1. (2) analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas – (consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; ”analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare”; ”analyze the evidence in a criminal trial”; ”analyze your real motives”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 12 / 627
  13. 13. announce verb –1. (74) announce, denote – (make known; make an announceme nt; ”She denoted her feelings clearly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 13 / 627
  14. 14. annoy verb –. (5) annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil – (cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; ”Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me”; ”It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 14 / 627
  15. 15. answer verb –1. (63) answer, reply, respond – (react verbally; ”She didn’t want to answer”; ”answer the question”; ”We answered that we would accept the invitation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 15 / 627
  16. 16. apologise verb –1. apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise – (defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; ”rationalize the child’s seemingly crazy behavior”; ”he rationalized his lack of success”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 16 / 627
  17. 17. appear verb –1. (121) look, appear, seem – (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; ”She seems to be sleeping”; ”This appears to be a very difficult problem”; ”This project looks fishy”; ”They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 17 / 627
  18. 18. applaud verb –1. (5) applaud, clap, spat, acclaim – (clap one’s hands or shout after performances to indicate approval) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 18 / 627
  19. 19. appreciate verb –1. (12) appreciate – (recognize with gratitude; be grateful for) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 19 / 627
  20. 20. approve verb –1. (27) approve, O.K., okay, sanction – (give sanction to; ”I approve of his educational policies”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 20 / 627
  21. 21. argue verb –1. (34) argue, reason – (present reasons and arguments) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 21 / 627
  22. 22. arrange verb –1. (13) arrange, set up – (put into a proper or systematic order; ”arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 22 / 627
  23. 23. arrest verb –1. (20) collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop – (take into custody; ”the police nabbed the suspected criminals” ) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 23 / 627
  24. 24. arrive verb –1. (52) arrive, get, come – (reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; ”She arrived home at 7 o’clock”; ”She didn’t get to Chicago until after midnight”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 24 / 627
  25. 25. ask verb –1. (244) ask, inquire, enquire – (inquire about; ”I asked about their special today”; ”He had to ask directions several times”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 25 / 627
  26. 26. attach verb –1. (22) attach – (cause to be attached) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 26 / 627
  27. 27. attack verb –1. (22) attack, assail – (launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; ”Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II”; ”Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 27 / 627
  28. 28. attempt verb –1. (50) try, seek, attempt, essay, assay – (make an effort or attempt; ”He tried to shake off his fears”; ”The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps”; ”The police attempted to stop the thief”; ”He sought to improve himself”; ”She always seeks to do good in the world”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 28 / 627
  29. 29. attend verb –1. (84) attend, go to – (be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.; ”She attends class regularly”; ”I rarely attend services at my church”; ”did you go to the meeting?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 29 / 627
  30. 30. attract verb –1. (23) attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in – (direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; ”Her good looks attract the stares of many men”; ”The ad pulled in many potential customers”; ”This pianist pulls huge crowds”; ”The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 30 / 627
  31. 31. avoid verb –1. (24) avoid – (stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; ”Her former friends now avoid her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 31 / 627
  32. 32. back verb –1. (7) back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support – (be behind; approve of; ”He plumped for the Labor Party”; ”I backed Kennedy in 1960”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 32 / 627
  33. 33. bake verb –1. (6) bake – (cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven; ”bake the potatoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 33 / 627
  34. 34. balance verb –1. (6) balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise – (bring into balance or equilibrium; ”She has to balance work and her domestic duties”; ”balance the two weights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 34 / 627
  35. 35. ban verb –1. (2) ban, censor – (forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 35 / 627
  36. 36. bang verb –1. (3) slam, bang – (strike violently; ”slam the ball”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 36 / 627
  37. 37. bare verb –1. (1) bare – (lay bare; ”bare your breasts”; ”bare your feelings”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 37 / 627
  38. 38. bat verb –1. (11) bat – (strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; ”bat the ball”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 38 / 627
  39. 39. bathe verb –1. (5) bathe – (cleanse the entire body; ”bathe daily”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 39 / 627
  40. 40. battle verb –. (6) battle, combat – (battle or contend against in or as if in a battle; ”The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Northern Iraq”; ”We must combat the prejudices against other races”; ”they battled over the budget”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 40 / 627
  41. 41. beam verb –1. (5) beam – (smile radiantly; express joy through one’s facial expression) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 41 / 627
  42. 42. beg verb –1. (11) beg, implore, pray – (call upon in supplication; entreat; ”I beg you to stop!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 42 / 627
  43. 43. behave verb –1. (18) act, behave, do – (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; ”You should act like an adult”; ”Don’t behave like a fool”; ”What makes her do this way?”; ”The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 43 / 627
  44. 44. belong verb –1. (10) belong – (be owned by; be in the possession of; ”This book belongs to me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 44 / 627
  45. 45. bleach verb –1. (1) bleach, bleach out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize, decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise, discolorise – (remove color from; ”The sun bleached the red shirt”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 45 / 627
  46. 46. bless verb –1. (4) bless – (give a benediction to; ”The dying man blessed his son”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 46 / 627
  47. 47. blind verb –1. (2) blind – (render unable to see) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 47 / 627
  48. 48. blink verb –1. (11) blink, wink, nictitate, nictate – (briefly shut the eyes; ”The TV announcer never seems to blink”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 48 / 627
  49. 49. blot verb –1. blot – (dry (ink) with blotting paper) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 49 / 627
  50. 50. blush verb –1. (9) blush, crimson, flush, redden – (turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; ”The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 50 / 627
  51. 51. boast verb –1. (7) boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade – (show off) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 51 / 627
  52. 52. boil verb –1. (4) boil – (come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; ”Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 52 / 627
  53. 53. bolt verb –1. (2) bolt – (move or jump suddenly; ”She bolted from her seat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 53 / 627
  54. 54. bomb verb –1. (3) bombard, bomb – (throw bombs at or attack with bombs; ”The Americans bombed Dresden”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 54 / 627
  55. 55. book verb –1. (3) book – (engage for a performance; ”Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 55 / 627
  56. 56. bore verb –1. (7) bore, tire – (cause to be bored) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 56 / 627
  57. 57. borrow verb –1. (16) borrow – (get temporarily; ”May I borrow your lawn mower?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 57 / 627
  58. 58. bounce verb –1. (13) bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet – (spring back; spring away from an impact; ”The rubber ball bounced”; ”These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 58 / 627
  59. 59. bow verb –1. (11) bow, bow down – (bend one’s knee or body, or lower one’s head; ”He bowed before the King”; ”She bowed her head in shame”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 59 / 627
  60. 60. box verb –1. (1) box, package – (put into a box; ”box the gift, please”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 60 / 627
  61. 61. brake verb –1. brake – (stop travelling by applying a brake; ”We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 61 / 627
  62. 62. branch verb –1. ramify, branch – (grow and send out branches or branch-like structures; ”these plants ramify early and get to be very large”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 62 / 627
  63. 63. breathe verb –1. (22) breathe, take a breath, respire, suspire – (draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; ”I can breathe better when the air is clean”; ”The patient is respiring”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 63 / 627
  64. 64. bruise verb –1. (2) bruise, contuse – (injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of; ”I bruised my knee”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 64 / 627
  65. 65. brush verb –1. (11) brush – (rub with a brush, or as if with a brush; ”Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 65 / 627
  66. 66. bubble verb –1. (3) bubble – (form, produce, or emit bubbles; ”The soup was bubbling”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 66 / 627
  67. 67. bump verb –1. (2) bump, knock – (knock against with force or violence ; ”My car bumped into the tree”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 67 / 627
  68. 68. burn verb –1. (11) burn, fire, burn down – (destroy by fire; ”They burned the house and his diaries”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 68 / 627
  69. 69. bury verb –1. (7) bury – (cover from sight; ”Afghani women buried under their burkas”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 69 / 627
  70. 70. buzz verb –1. (4) buzz, bombinate, bombilate – (make a buzzing sound; ”bees were buzzing around the hive”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 70 / 627
  71. 71. calculate verb –1. (21) calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure – (make a mathematical calculation or computation) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 71 / 627
  72. 72. call verb –1. (91) name, call – (assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; ”They named their son David”; ”The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 72 / 627
  73. 73. camp verb –1. (7) camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent – (live in or as if in a tent; ”Can we go camping again this summer?”; ”The circus tented near the town”; ”The houseguests had to camp in the living room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 73 / 627
  74. 74. care verb –1. (64) care – (feel concern or interest; ”I really care about my work”; ”I don’t care”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 74 / 627
  75. 75. carry verb –1. (72) transport, carry – (move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one’s hands or on one’s body; ”You must carry your camping gear”; ”carry the suitcases to the car”; ”This train is carrying nuclear waste”; ”These pipes carry waste water into the river”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 75 / 627
  76. 76. carve verb –1. (9) carve – (form by carving; ”Carve a flower from the ice”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 76 / 627
  77. 77. cause verb –1. (110) cause, do, make – (give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; ”cause a commotion”; ”make a stir”; ”cause an accident”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 77 / 627
  78. 78. challenge verb –1. (12) challenge, dispute, gainsay – (take exception to; ”She challenged his claims”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 78 / 627
  79. 79. change verb –1. (57) change, alter, modify – (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; ”The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city”; ”The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 79 / 627
  80. 80. charge verb –1. (16) charge, bear down – (to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; ”he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 80 / 627
  81. 81. chase verb –1. (10) chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track – (go after with the intent to catch; ”The policeman chased the mugger down the alley”; ”the dog chased the rabbit”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 81 / 627
  82. 82. check verb –1. (27) check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into – (examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; ”check the brakes”; ”Check out the engine”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 82 / 627
  83. 83. cheer verb –1. (1) cheer, hearten, recreate, embolden – (give encourag ement to) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 83 / 627
  84. 84. chew verb –. (10) chew, masticate, manducate, jaw – (chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth; ”He jawed his bubble gum”; ”Chew your food and don’t swallow it!”; ”The cows were masticating the grass”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 84 / 627
  85. 85. choke verb –1. (8) choke – (breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion; ”She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 85 / 627
  86. 86. chop verb –1. (2) chop, chop up – (cut into pieces; ”Chop wood”; ”chop meat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 86 / 627
  87. 87. claim verb –1. (34) claim – (assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; ”He claimed that he killed the burglar”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 87 / 627
  88. 88. clap verb –1. (2) clap – (put quickly or forcibly; ”The judge clapped him in jail”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 88 / 627
  89. 89. clean verb –1. (16) clean, make clean – (make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; ”Clean the stove!”; ”The dentist cleaned my teeth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 89 / 627
  90. 90. clear verb –1. (16) unclutter, clear – (rid of obstructions; ”Clear your desk”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 90 / 627
  91. 91. clip verb –1. (2) nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off – (sever or remove by pinching or snipping; ”nip off the flowers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 91 / 627
  92. 92. close verb –1. (32) close, shut – (move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; ”Close the door”; ”shut the window”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 92 / 627
  93. 93. coach verb –1. (2) coach, train – (teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports; ”He is training our Olympic team”; ”She is coaching the crew”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 93 / 627
  94. 94. coil verb –1. (2) gyrate, spiral, coil – (to wind or move in a spiral course; ”the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action”; ”black smoke coiling up into the sky”; ”the young people gyrated on the dance floor”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 94 / 627
  95. 95. collect verb –1. (16) roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard – (get or gather together; ”I am accumulating evidence for the man’s unfaithfulness to his wife”; ”She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis”; ”She rolled up a small fortune”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 95 / 627
  96. 96. comb verb –1. (1) comb – (straighten with a comb; ”comb your hair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 96 / 627
  97. 97. command verb –1. (10) command – (be in command of; ”The general commande d a huge army”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 97 / 627
  98. 98. communicate verb –1. (9) communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across – (transmit information ; ”Please communicate this message to all employees”; ”pass along the good news”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 98 / 627
  99. 99. compare verb –1. (57) compare – (examine and note the similarities or differences of; ”John compared his haircut to his friend’s”; ”We compared notes after we had both seen the movie”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 99 / 627
  100. 100. compete verb –. (24) compete, vie, contend – (compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 100 / 627
  101. 101. complain verb –1. (29) complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch – (express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; ”My mother complains all day”; ”She has a lot to kick about”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 101 / 627
  102. 102. complete verb –1. (52) complete, finish – (come or bring to a finish or an end; ”He finished the dishes”; ”She completed the requirements for her Master’s Degree”; ”The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 102 / 627
  103. 103. concentrate verb –1. (8) concentrate – (make denser, stronger, or purer; ”concentrate juice”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 103 / 627
  104. 104. concern verb –1. (56) refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with – (be relevant to; ”There were lots of questions referring to her talk”; ”My remark pertained to your earlier comments”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 104 / 627
  105. 105. confess verb –1. (10) confess, squeal, fink – (confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 105 / 627
  106. 106. confuse verb –1. (10) confuse, confound – (mistake one thing for another; ”you are confusing me with the other candidate”; ”I mistook her for the secretary”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 106 / 627
  107. 107. connect verb –1. (8) connect, link, tie, link up – (connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; ”Can you connect the two loudspeak ers?”; ”Tie the ropes together”; ”Link arms”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 107 / 627
  108. 108. consider verb –1. (107) see, consider, reckon, view, regard – (deem to be; ”She views this quite differently from me”; ”I consider her to be shallow”; ”I don’t see the situation quite as negatively as you do”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 108 / 627
  109. 109. consist verb –1. (4) dwell, consist, lie, lie in – (originate (in); ”The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 109 / 627
  110. 110. contain verb –1. (111) incorporate, contain, comprise – (include or contain; have as a component; ”A totally new idea is comprised in this paper”; ”The record contains many old songs from the 1930’s”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 110 / 627
  111. 111. continue verb –1. (146) continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep – (continue a certain state, condition, or activity; ”Keep on working!”; ”We continued to work into the night”; ”Keep smiling”; ”We went on working until well past midnight”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 111 / 627
  112. 112. copy verb –1. (3) copy – (copy down as is; ”The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 112 / 627
  113. 113. correct verb –1. (13) correct, rectify, right – (make right or correct; ”Correct the mistakes”; ”rectify the calculation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 113 / 627
  114. 114. cough verb –. (6) cough – (exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion; ”The smoker coughs all day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 114 / 627
  115. 115. count verb –1. (23) count, number, enumerate, numerate – (determine the number or amount of; ”Can you count the books on your shelf?”; ”Count your change”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 115 / 627
  116. 116. cover verb –1. (35) cover – (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; ”cover her face with a handkerchief”; ”cover the child with a blanket”; ”cover the grave with flowers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 116 / 627
  117. 117. crack verb –1. (6) crack, check, break – (become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; ”The glass cracked when it was heated”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 117 / 627
  118. 118. crash verb –1. (9) crash – (fall or come down violently; ”The branch crashed down on my car”; ”The plane crashed in the sea”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 118 / 627
  119. 119. crawl verb –1. (32) crawl, creep – (move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; ”The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 119 / 627
  120. 120. cross verb –1. (47) traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across – (travel across or pass over; ”The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 120 / 627
  121. 121. crush verb –1. (4) oppress, suppress, crush – (come down on or keep down by unjust use of one’s authority; ”The government oppresses political activists”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 121 / 627
  122. 122. cry verb –1. (17) shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall – (utter a sudden loud cry; ”she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle”; ”I yelled to her from the window but she couldn’t hear me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 122 / 627
  123. 123. cure verb –1. (12) bring around, cure, heal – (provide a cure for, make healthy again; ”The treatment cured the boy’s acne”; ”The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 123 / 627
  124. 124. curl verb –1. (3) curl, curve, kink – (form a curl, curve, or kink; ”the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 124 / 627
  125. 125. curve verb –1. (2) swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut – (turn sharply; change direction abruptly; ”The car cut to the left at the intersection”; ”The motorbike veered to the right”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 125 / 627
  126. 126. cycle verb –1. (1) cycle – (cause to go through a recurring sequence; ”cycle the laundry in this washing program”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 126 / 627
  127. 127. dam verb –. (1) dam, dam up – (obstruct with, or as if with, a dam; ”dam the gorges of the Yangtse River”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 127 / 627
  128. 128. damage verb –1. (12) damage – (inflict damage upon; ”The snow damaged the roof”; ”She damaged the car when she hit the tree”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 128 / 627
  129. 129. dance verb –1. (17) dance – (move in a graceful and rhythmical way; ”The young girl danced into the room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 129 / 627
  130. 130. dare verb –1. (11) make bold, dare, presume – (take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission; ”How dare you call my lawyer?” ) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 130 / 627
  131. 131. decay verb –1. (3) disintegrate, decay, decompose – (lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; ”the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 131 / 627
  132. 132. deceive verb –1. (5) deceive, lead on, delude, cozen – (be false to; be dishonest with) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 132 / 627
  133. 133. decide verb –1. (123) decide, make up one’s mind, determine – (reach, make, or come to a decision about something; ”We finally decided after lengthy deliberations”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 133 / 627
  134. 134. decorate verb –1. (6) decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify – (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; ”Decorate the room for the party”; ”beautify yourself for the special day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 134 / 627
  135. 135. delay verb –1. (8) delay, detain, hold up – (cause to be slowed down or delayed; ”Traffic was delayed by the bad weather”; ”she delayed the work that she didn’t want to perform”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 135 / 627
  136. 136. delight verb –1. (5) please, delight – (give pleasure to or be pleasing to; ”These colors please the senses”; ”a pleasing sensation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 136 / 627
  137. 137. deliver verb –1. (21) deliver, present – (deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); ”The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 137 / 627
  138. 138. depend verb –1. (10) depend – (be contingent upon (something that is elided); ”That depends”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 138 / 627
  139. 139. describe verb –1. (77) describe, depict, draw – (give a description of; ”He drew an elaborate plan of attack”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 139 / 627
  140. 140. desert verb –1. (7) abandon, forsake, desolate, desert – (leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; ”The mother deserted her children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 140 / 627
  141. 141. deserve verb –. (29) deserve, merit – (be worthy or deserving; ”You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 141 / 627
  142. 142. destroy verb –1. (42) destroy, destruct – (do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; ”The fire destroyed the house”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 142 / 627
  143. 143. detect verb –. (21) detect, observe, find, discover, notice – (discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; ”She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water”; ”We found traces of lead in the paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 143 / 627
  144. 144. develop verb –1. (44) develop – (make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation; ”Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather”; ”They developed a new technique”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 144 / 627
  145. 145. disagree verb –1. (10) disagree, differ, dissent, take issue – (be of different opinions; ”I beg to differ!”; ”She disagrees with her husband on many questions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 145 / 627
  146. 146. disappear verb –1. (40) disappear, vanish, go away – (get lost, as without warning or explanation; ”He disappeared without a trace”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 146 / 627
  147. 147. disapprove verb –1. (5) disapprove – (consider bad or wrong) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 147 / 627
  148. 148. disarm verb –1. (2) disarm, demilitarize, demilitarise – (remove offensive capability from) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 148 / 627
  149. 149. discover verb –1. (21) detect, observe, find, discover, notice – (discove r or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; ”She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water”; ”We found traces of lead in the paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 149 / 627
  150. 150. dislike verb –. (13) dislike – (have or feel a dislike or distaste for; ”I really dislike this salesman”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 150 / 627
  151. 151. divide verb –1. (20) divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up – (separate into parts or portions; ”divide the cake into three equal parts”; ”The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 151 / 627
  152. 152. double verb –1. (12) double, duplicate – (increase twofold; ”The population doubled within 50 years”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 152 / 627
  153. 153. doubt verb –1. (16) doubt – (consider unlikely or have doubts about; ”I doubt that she will accept his proposal of marriage”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 153 / 627
  154. 154. drag verb –1. (16) drag – (pull, as against a resistance; ”He dragged the big suitcase behind him”; ”These worries were dragging at him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 154 / 627
  155. 155. drain verb –1. (2) drain, run out – (flow off gradually; ”The rain water drains into this big vat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 155 / 627
  156. 156. dream verb –1. (15) dream, daydream, woolgather, stargaze – (have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 156 / 627
  157. 157. dress verb –1. (15) dress, get dressed – (put on clothes; ”we had to dress quickly”; ”dress the patient”; ”Can the child dress by herself?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 157 / 627
  158. 158. drip verb –1. (11) drip – (fall in drops; ”Water is dripping from the faucet”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 158 / 627
  159. 159. drop verb –1. (36) drop – (let fall to the ground; ”Don’t drop the dishes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 159 / 627
  160. 160. drown verb –1. (3) submerge, drown, overwhelm – (cover completely or make imperceptible; ”I was drowned in work”; ”The noise drowned out her speech”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 160 / 627
  161. 161. drum verb –1. (1) drum, beat, thrum – (make a rhythmic sound; ”Rain drummed against the windshield”; ”The drums beat all night”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 161 / 627
  162. 162. dry verb –1. (12) dry, dry out – (remove the moisture from and make dry; ”dry clothes”; ”dry hair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 162 / 627
  163. 163. dust verb –1. (3) dust – (remove the dust from; ”dust the cabinets”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 163 / 627
  164. 164. educate verb –1. (7) educate – (give an education to; ”We must educate our youngsters better”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 164 / 627
  165. 165. embarrass verb –1. (1) embarrass, abash – (cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 165 / 627
  166. 166. employ verb –1. (42) use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ – (put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; ”use your head!”; ”we only use Spanish at home”; ”I can’t use this tool”; ”Apply a magnetic field here”; ”This thinking was applied to many projects”; ”How do you utilize this tool?”; ”I apply this rule to get good results”; ”use the plastic bags to store the food”; ”He doesn’t know how to use a computer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 166 / 627
  167. 167. empty verb –1. (4) empty – (make void or empty of contents; ”Empty the box”; ”The alarm emptied the building”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 167 / 627
  168. 168. encourage verb –1. (53) promote, advance, boost, further, encourage – (contribute to the progress or growth of; ”I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 168 / 627
  169. 169. end verb –1. (53) end, stop, finish, terminate, cease – (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; ”the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed”; ”Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other”; ”My property ends by the bushes”; ”The symphony ends in a pianissimo”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 169 / 627
  170. 170. enjoy verb –1. (52) enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour – (derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; ”She relished her fame and basked in her glory”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 170 / 627
  171. 171. enter verb –1. (85) enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into – (to come or go into; ”the boat entered an area of shallow marshes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 171 / 627
  172. 172. entertain verb –1. (24) entertain – (provide entertainment for) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 172 / 627
  173. 173. escape verb –1. (22) escape, get away, break loose – (run away from confinement; ”The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 173 / 627
  174. 174. examine verb –1. (17) analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas – (consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; ”analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare”; ”analyze the evidence in a criminal trial”; ”analyze your real motives”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 174 / 627
  175. 175. excite verb –1. (8) excite – (arouse or elicit a feeling) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 175 / 627
  176. 176. excuse verb –1. (2) excuse, pardon – (accept an excuse for; ”Please excuse my dirty hands”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 176 / 627
  177. 177. exercise verb –1. (14) exert, exercise – (put to use; ”exert one’s power or influence”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 177 / 627
  178. 178. exist verb –1. (100) exist, be – (have an existence, be extant; ”Is there a God?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 178 / 627
  179. 179. expand verb –1. (7) expand, spread out – (extend in one or more directions; ”The dough expands”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 179 / 627
  180. 180. expect verb –1. (204) expect, anticipate – (regard something as probable or likely; ”The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 180 / 627
  181. 181. explain verb –1. (109) explain, explicate – (make plain and comprehensib le; ”He explained the laws of physics to his students”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 181 / 627
  182. 182. explode verb –1. (14) explode, detonate, blow up, set off – (cause to burst with a violent release of energy; ”We exploded the nuclear bomb”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 182 / 627
  183. 183. extend verb –1. (20) widen, broaden, extend – (extend in scope or range or area; ”The law was extended to all citizens”; ”widen the range of applications”; ”broaden your horizon”; ”Extend your backyard” ) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 183 / 627
  184. 184. face verb –1. (56) confront, face up, face – (deal with (something unpleasant) head on; ”You must confront your problems”; ”He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 184 / 627
  185. 185. fade verb –1. (6) fade, melt – (become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; ”The scene begins to fade”; ”The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 185 / 627
  186. 186. fail verb –1. (66) fail, neglect – (fail to do something; leave something undone; ”She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib”; ”The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 186 / 627
  187. 187. fancy verb –1. (3) visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image – (imagine; conceive of; see in one’s mind; ”I can’t see him on horseback!”; ”I can see what will happen”; ”I can see a risk in this strategy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 187 / 627
  188. 188. fasten verb –1. (13) fasten, fix, secure – (cause to be firmly attached ; ”fasten the lock onto the door”; ”she fixed her gaze on the man”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 188 / 627
  189. 189. fax verb –. fax, telefax, facsimile – (send something via a facsimil e machine; ”Can you fax me the report right away?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 189 / 627
  190. 190. fear verb –1. (23) fear – (be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event; ”I fear she might get aggressive”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 190 / 627
  191. 191. fence verb –1. (1) fence, fence in – (enclose with a fence; ”we fenced in our yard”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 191 / 627
  192. 192. fetch verb –1. (3) bring, get, convey, fetch – (go or come after and bring or take back; ”Get me those books over there, please”; ”Could you bring the wine?”; ”The dog fetched the hat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 192 / 627
  193. 193. file verb –1. (50) file, register – (record in a public office or in a court of law; ”file for divorce”; ”file a complaint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 193 / 627
  194. 194. fill verb –1. (61) fill, fill up, make full – (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; ”fill a container”; ”fill the child with pride”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 194 / 627
  195. 195. film verb –1. (2) film, shoot, take – (make a film or photograph of something; ”take a scene”; ”shoot a movie”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 195 / 627
  196. 196. fire verb –1. (30) open fire, fire – (start firing a weapon) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 196 / 627
  197. 197. fit verb –1. (14) suit, accommodate, fit – (be agreeable or acceptab le to; ”This suits my needs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 197 / 627
  198. 198. fix verb –1. (9) repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on – (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; ”She repaired her TV set”; ”Repair my shoes please”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 198 / 627
  199. 199. flap verb –1. (4) roll, undulate, flap, wave – (move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; ”The curtains undulated”; ”the waves rolled towards the beach”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 199 / 627
  200. 200. flash verb –1. (9) flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle – (gleam or glow intermittently; ”The lights were flashing”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 200 / 627
  201. 201. float verb –1. (14) float, drift, be adrift, blow – (be in motion due to some air or water current; ”The leaves were blowing in the wind”; ”the boat drifted on the lake”; ”The sailboat was adrift on the open sea”; ”the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 201 / 627
  202. 202. flood verb –1. (6) deluge, flood, inundate, swamp – (fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; ”the basement was inundated after the storm”; ”The images flooded his mind”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 202 / 627
  203. 203. flow verb –1. (13) flow, flux – (move or progress freely as if in a stream; ”The crowd flowed out of the stadium”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 203 / 627
  204. 204. flower verb –. (1) bloom, blossom, flower – (produce or yield flowers; ”The cherry tree bloomed”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 204 / 627
  205. 205. fold verb –1. (5) fold, fold up, turn up – (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; ”fold up the newspaper”; ”turn up your collar”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 205 / 627
  206. 206. follow verb –1. (74) follow – (to travel behind, go after, come after; ”The ducklings followed their mother around the pond”; ”Please follow the guide through the museum”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 206 / 627
  207. 207. fool verb –1. (6) fool, gull, befool – (make a fool or dupe of) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 207 / 627
  208. 208. force verb –1. (48) coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force – (to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :”She forced him to take a job in the city”; ”He squeezed her for information”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 208 / 627
  209. 209. form verb –1. (28) form, organize, organise – (create (as an entity); ”social groups form everywhere”; ”They formed a company”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 209 / 627
  210. 210. found verb –1. (9) establish, set up, found, launch – (set up or found; ”She set up a literacy program”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 210 / 627
  211. 211. frame verb –1. (4) frame, frame in, border – (enclose in or as if in a frame; ”frame a picture”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 211 / 627
  212. 212. frighten verb –1. (10) frighten, fright, scare, affright – (cause fear in; ”The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me”; ”Ghosts could never affright her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 212 / 627
  213. 213. fry verb –1. (1) fry – (be excessively hot; ”If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they’ll be fried”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 213 / 627
  214. 214. gather verb –1. (23) gather, garner, collect, pull together – (assemble or get together; ”gather some stones”; ”pull your thoughts together”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 214 / 627
  215. 215. gaze verb –. (25) gaze, stare – (look at with fixed eyes; ”The students stared at the teacher with amazement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 215 / 627
  216. 216. glow verb –1. (5) glow – (emit a steady even light without flames; ”The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 216 / 627
  217. 217. glue verb –1. (15) glue, paste – (join or attach with or as if with glue; ”paste the sign on the wall”; ”cut and paste the sentence in the text”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 217 / 627
  218. 218. grab verb –1. (27) catch, grab, take hold of – (take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; ”Catch the ball!”; ”Grab the elevator door!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 218 / 627
  219. 219. grate verb –1. grate – (furnish with a grate; ”a grated fireplace”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 219 / 627
  220. 220. grease verb –. (1) grease – (lubricate with grease; ”grease the wheels”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 220 / 627
  221. 221. greet verb –1. (12) greet, recognize, recognise – (express greetings upon meeting someone) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 221 / 627
  222. 222. grin verb –. (18) grin – (to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 222 / 627
  223. 223. grip verb –1. (10) grip – (hold fast or firmly; ”He gripped the steering wheel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 223 / 627
  224. 224. groan verb –. (7) groan, moan – (indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; ”The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets”; ”The ancient door soughed when opened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 224 / 627
  225. 225. guarantee verb –1. (8) guarantee, vouch – (give surety or assume responsib ility; ”I vouch for the quality of my products”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 225 / 627
  226. 226. guard verb –1. (6) guard – (to keep watch over; ”there would be men guarding the horses”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 226 / 627
  227. 227. guess verb –1. (42) think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess – (expect, believe, or suppose; ”I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel”; ”I thought to find her in a bad state”; ”he didn’t think to find her in the kitchen”; ”I guess she is angry at me for standing her up”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 227 / 627
  228. 228. guide verb –1. (12) steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise – (direct the course; determine the direction of travelling) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 228 / 627
  229. 229. hammer verb –1. (4) hammer – (beat with or as if with a hammer; ”hammer the metal flat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 229 / 627
  230. 230. hand verb –1. (25) pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give – (place into the hands or custody of; ”hand me the spoon, please”; ”Turn the files over to me, please”; ”He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 230 / 627
  231. 231. handle verb –1. (41) manage, deal, care, handle – (be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; ”I can deal with this crew of workers”; ”This blender can’t handle nuts”; ”She managed her parents’ affairs after they got too old”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 231 / 627
  232. 232. hang verb –1. (35) hang – (be suspended or hanging; ”The flag hung on the wall”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 232 / 627
  233. 233. happen verb –1. (149) happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place – (come to pass; ”What is happening? ”; ”The meeting took place off without an incidence”; ”Nothing occurred that seemed important”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 233 / 627
  234. 234. harass verb –1. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke – (annoy continually or chronically; ”He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked”; ”This man harasses his female co-workers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 234 / 627
  235. 235. harm verb –. (3) harm – (cause or do harm to; ”These pills won’t harm your system”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 235 / 627
  236. 236. hate verb –. (50) hate, detest – (dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards; ”I hate Mexican food”; ”She detests politicians”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 236 / 627
  237. 237. haunt verb –1. (3) haunt, stalk – (follow stealthily or recur constant ly and spontaneously to; ”her ex-boyfriend stalked her”; ”the ghost of her mother haunted her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 237 / 627
  238. 238. head verb –1. (29) head – (to go or travel towards; ”where is she heading”; ”We were headed for the mountains”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 238 / 627
  239. 239. heal verb –1. (2) mend, heal – (heal or recover; ”My broken leg is mending”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 239 / 627
  240. 240. heap verb –1. (1) heap – (bestow in large quantities; ”He heaped him with work”; ”She heaped scorn upon him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 240 / 627
  241. 241. heat verb –1. (11) heat, heat up – (make hot or hotter; ”the sun heats the oceans”; ”heat the water on the stove”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 241 / 627
  242. 242. help verb –1. (183) help, assist, aid – (give help or assistance; be of service; ”Everyone helped out during the earthquake”; ”Can you help me carry this table?”; ”She never helps around the house”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 242 / 627
  243. 243. hook verb –1. (2) hook – (fasten with a hook) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 243 / 627
  244. 244. hop verb –1. (7) hop, skip, hop-skip – (jump lightly) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 244 / 627
  245. 245. hope verb –1. (60) hope, trust, desire – (expect and wish; ”I trust you will behave better from now on”; ”I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 245 / 627
  246. 246. hover verb –1. (2) hover, vibrate, vacillate, oscillate – (be undecide d about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action; ”He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 246 / 627
  247. 247. hug verb –1. (6) embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze – (squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; ”Hug me, please”; ”They embraced”; ”He hugged her close to him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 247 / 627
  248. 248. hum verb –1. (4) hum – (sing with closed lips; ”She hummed a melody”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 248 / 627
  249. 249. hunt verb –1. (4) hunt, run, hunt down, track down – (pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); ”Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland”; ”The dogs are running deer”; ”The Duke hunted in these woods”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 249 / 627
  250. 250. hurry verb –1. (30) travel rapidly, speed, hurry, zip – (move very fast; ”The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 250 / 627
  251. 251. identify verb –1. (32) identify, place – (recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; ”She identified the man on the ’wanted’ poster”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 251 / 627
  252. 252. ignore verb –1. (17) ignore, disregard, snub, cut – (refuse to acknowle dge; ”She cut him dead at the meeting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 252 / 627
  253. 253. imagine verb –1. (66) imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage – (form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; ”Can you conceive of him as the president?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 253 / 627
  254. 254. impress verb –1. (9) affect, impress, move, strike – (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; ”This child impressed me as unusually mature”; ”This behavior struck me as odd”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 254 / 627
  255. 255. improve verb –1. (66) better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate – (to make better; ”The editor improved the manuscript with his changes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 255 / 627
  256. 256. include verb –1. (234) include – (have as a part, be made up out of; ”The list includes the names of many famous writers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 256 / 627
  257. 257. increase verb –1. (86) increase – (become bigger or greater in amount; ”The amount of work increased”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 257 / 627
  258. 258. influence verb –1. (19) influence, act upon, work – (have and exert influence or effect; ”The artist’s work influenced the young painter”; ”She worked on her friends to support the political candidate”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 258 / 627
  259. 259. inform verb –1. (46) inform – (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; ”I informed him of his rights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 259 / 627
  260. 260. inject verb –1. (4) inject, shoot – (give an injection to; ”We injected the glucose into the patient’s vein”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 260 / 627
  261. 261. injure verb –1. (12) injure, wound – (cause injuries or bodily harm to) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 261 / 627
  262. 262. instruct verb –1. (9) teach, learn, instruct – (impart skills or knowledg e to; ”I taught them French”; ”He instructed me in building a boat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 262 / 627
  263. 263. intend verb –1. (32) intend, mean, think – (have in mind as a purpose; ”I mean no harm”; ”I only meant to help you”; ”She didn’t think to harm me”; ”We thought to return early that night”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 263 / 627
  264. 264. interest verb –1. (5) interest – (excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 264 / 627
  265. 265. interfere verb –1. (11) interfere – (come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle; ”Your talking interferes with my work!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 265 / 627
  266. 266. interrupt verb –1. (14) interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off – (make a break in; ”We interrupt the program for the following messages”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 266 / 627
  267. 267. introduce verb –1. (21) introduce, present, acquaint – (cause to come to know personally; ”permit me to acquaint you with my son”; ”introduc e the new neighbors to the community”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 267 / 627
  268. 268. invent verb –1. (14) invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge – (come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; ”excogitate a way to measure the speed of light”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 268 / 627
  269. 269. invite verb –1. (7) invite, ask for – (increase the likelihood of; ”ask for trouble”; ”invite criticism”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 269 / 627
  270. 270. irritate verb –1. (3) annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil – (cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; ”Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me”; ”It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 270 / 627
  271. 271. itch verb –1. (3) rub, scratch, itch – (scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; ”Don’t scratch your insect bites!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 271 / 627
  272. 272. jail verb –. (1) imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand – (lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; ”The suspects were imprisoned without trial”; ”the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 272 / 627
  273. 273. jam verb –1. (1) throng, mob, pack, pile, jam – (press tightly together or cram; ”The crowd packed the auditorium”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 273 / 627
  274. 274. jog verb –1. (1) ramble on, ramble, jog – (continue talking or writing in a desultory manner; ”This novel rambles on and jogs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 274 / 627
  275. 275. join verb –1. (75) join, fall in, get together – (become part of; become a member of a group or organization; ”He joined the Communist Party as a young man”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 275 / 627
  276. 276. joke verb –1. (2) joke, jest – (tell a joke; speak humorously; ”He often jokes even when he appears serious”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 276 / 627
  277. 277. judge verb –1. (11) judge – (determine the result of (a competition)) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 277 / 627
  278. 278. juggle verb –1. juggle, beguile, hoodwink – (influence by slyness) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 278 / 627
  279. 279. jump verb –1. (19) jump, leap, bound, spring – (move forward by leaps and bounds; ”The horse bounded across the meadow”; ”The child leapt across the puddle”; ”Can you jump over the fence?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 279 / 627
  280. 280. kick verb –1. (11) kick – (drive or propel with the foot) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 280 / 627
  281. 281. kill verb –1. (103) kill – (cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; ”This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank”; ”The farmer killed a pig for the holidays”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 281 / 627
  282. 282. kiss verb –1. (18) snog, kiss, buss, osculate – (touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone’s mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.; ”The newly married couple kissed”; ”She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 282 / 627
  283. 283. kneel verb –. (9) kneel – (rest one’s weight on one’s knees; ”In church you have to kneel during parts of the service”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 283 / 627
  284. 284. knit verb –1. (2) knit – (make (textiles) by knitting; ”knit a scarf”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 284 / 627
  285. 285. knock verb –1. (7) knock, strike hard – (deliver a sharp blow or push :”He knocked the glass clear across the room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 285 / 627
  286. 286. knot verb –1. (1) knot – (make into knots; make knots out of; ”She knotted her fingers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 286 / 627
  287. 287. label verb –1. (8) label – (assign a label to; designate with a label; ”These students were labelled ‘learning disabled’”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 287 / 627
  288. 288. land verb –1. (16) land, set down – (reach or come to rest; ”The bird landed on the highest branch”; ”The plane landed in Istanbul”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 288 / 627
  289. 289. last verb –1. (19) last, endure – (persist for a specified period of time; ”The bad weather lasted for three days”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 289 / 627
  290. 290. laugh verb –. (64) laugh, express joy, express mirth – (produce laughter) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 290 / 627
  291. 291. launch verb –1. (10) establish, set up, found, launch – (set up or found; ”She set up a literacy program”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 291 / 627
  292. 292. learn verb –1. (90) learn, larn, acquire – (gain knowledge or skills; ”She learned dancing from her sister”; ”I learned Sanskrit”; ”Children acquire language at an amazing rate”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 292 / 627
  293. 293. level verb –1. (4) level – (aim at; ”level criticism or charges at somebody”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 293 / 627
  294. 294. license verb –. (2) license, licence, certify – (authorize officially; ”I am licensed to practice law in this state”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 294 / 627
  295. 295. lick verb –1. (12) cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick – (beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; ”We licked the other team on Sunday!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 295 / 627
  296. 296. lie verb –1. (88) lie – (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 296 / 627
  297. 297. lighten verb –1. (1) lighten, lighten up, buoy up – (make more cheerful; ”the conversation lightened me up a bit”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 297 / 627
  298. 298. like verb –1. (76) wish, care, like – (prefer or wish to do something ; ”Do you care to try this dish?”; ”Would you like to come along to the movies?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 298 / 627
  299. 299. list verb –1. (23) list, name – (give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; ”List the states west of the Mississi ppi”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 299 / 627
  300. 300. listen verb –1. (60) listen – (hear with intention; ”Listen to the sound of this cello”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 300 / 627
  301. 301. live verb –1. (129) populate, dwell, live, inhabit – (inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; ”People lived in Africa millions of years ago”; ”The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted ”; ”this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean”; ”deer are populating the woods”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 301 / 627
  302. 302. load verb –1. (8) load, lade, laden, load up – (fill or place a load on; ”load a car”; ”load the truck with hay”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 302 / 627
  303. 303. lock verb –1. (8) lock – (fasten with a lock; ”lock the bike to the fence”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 303 / 627
  304. 304. long verb –. (6) hanker, long, yearn – (desire strongly or persistent ly) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 304 / 627
  305. 305. look verb –1. (274) look – (perceive with attention; direct one’s gaze towards; ”She looked over the expanse of land”; ”Look at your child!”; ”Look–a deer in the backyard!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 305 / 627
  306. 306. love verb –1. (43) love – (have a great affection or liking for; ”I love French food”; ”She loves her boss and works hard for him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 306 / 627
  307. 307. man verb –1. (2) man – (take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; ”Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 307 / 627
  308. 308. manage verb –1. (27) pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, manage – (be successful; achieve a goal; ”She succeeded in persuading us all”; ”I managed to carry the box upstairs”; ”She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it”; ”The pianist negociated the difficult runs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 308 / 627
  309. 309. march verb –1. (24) march, process – (march in a procession; ”They processed into the dining room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 309 / 627
  310. 310. mark verb –1. (13) tag, label, mark – (attach a tag or label to; ”label these bottles”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 310 / 627
  311. 311. marry verb –1. (44) marry, get married, wed, conjoin, hook up with, get hitched with, espouse – (take in marriage) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 311 / 627
  312. 312. match verb –1. (16) match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree – (be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; ”The two stories don’t agree in many details”; ”The handwriting checks with the signature on the check”; ”The suspect’s fingerprints don’t match those on the gun”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 312 / 627
  313. 313. mate verb –1. (7) copulate, mate, pair, couple – (engage in sexual intercourse; ”Birds mate in the Spring”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 313 / 627
  314. 314. matter verb –. (21) count, matter, weigh – (have weight; have import, carry weight; ”It does not matter much”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 314 / 627
  315. 315. measure verb –1. (35) measure, mensurate, measure out – (determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; ”Measure the length of the wall”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 315 / 627
  316. 316. meddle verb –. (1) meddle, tamper – (intrude in other people’s affairs or business; interfere unwantedly; ”Don’t meddle in my affairs!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 316 / 627
  317. 317. melt verb –1. (3) melt, run, melt down – (reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; ”melt butter”; ”melt down gold”; ”The wax melted in the sun”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 317 / 627
  318. 318. memorise verb –. memorize, memorise, con, learn – (commit to memory; learn by heart; ”Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 318 / 627
  319. 319. mend verb –1. (5) repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on – (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; ”She repaired her TV set”; ”Repair my shoes please”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 319 / 627
  320. 320. mess verb –1. mess – (eat in a mess hall) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 320 / 627
  321. 321. up verb –. (2) up – (raise; ”up the ante”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 321 / 627
  322. 322. milk verb –1. (3) milk – (take milk from female mammals; ”Cows need to be milked every morning”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 322 / 627
  323. 323. mine verb –1. (3) mine – (get from the earth by excavation; ”mine ores and metals”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 323 / 627
  324. 324. miss verb –1. (16) miss, lose – (fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; ”I missed that remark”; ”She missed his point”; ”We lost part of what he said”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 324 / 627
  325. 325. mix verb –1. (7) blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge – (mix together different elements; ”The colors blend well”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 325 / 627
  326. 326. moan verb –. (3) groan, moan – (indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; ”The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets”; ”The ancient door soughed when opened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 326 / 627
  327. 327. moor verb –1. moor, berth, tie up – (secure in or as if in a berth or dock; ”tie up the boat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 327 / 627
  328. 328. mourn verb –1. (6) mourn – (feel sadness; ”She is mourning her dead child”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 328 / 627
  329. 329. move verb –1. (110) travel, go, move, locomote – (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; ”How fast does your new car go?”; ”We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus”; ”The policeme n went from door to door looking for the suspect”; ”The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell”; ”news travelled fast”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 329 / 627
  330. 330. muddle verb –1. muddle, puddle – (make into a puddle; ”puddled mire”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 330 / 627
  331. 331. mug verb –. mug – (rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence; ”I was mugged in the streets of New York last night”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 331 / 627
  332. 332. multiply verb –1. (18) multiply – (combine by multiplication; ”multiply 10 by 15”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 332 / 627
  333. 333. murder verb –1. (5) murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove – (kill intentionally and with premeditation; ”The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 333 / 627
  334. 334. nail verb –1. (8) nail – (attach something somewhere by means of nails; ”nail the board onto the wall”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 334 / 627
  335. 335. name verb –1. (31) name, call – (assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; ”They named their son David”; ”The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 335 / 627
  336. 336. need verb –1. (110) necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand – (require as useful, just, or proper; ”It takes nerve to do what she did”; ”success usually requires hard work”; ”This job asks a lot of patience and skill”; ”This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice”; ”This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert”; ”This intervention does not postulate a patient’s consent”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 336 / 627
  337. 337. nest verb –1. (4) nest – (inhabit a nest, usually after building; ”birds are nesting outside my window every Spring”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () Regular Verbs May 8, 2011 337 / 627

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