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Verbocean I (abandon - devote)

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Verbs taken from the VerbOcean Semantic Network

Verbs taken from the VerbOcean Semantic Network

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  • 1. Verb Ocean I Andrew Ernest Ritz Langtech May 31, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 1/1
  • 2. abandon verb –1. (10) abandon – (forsake, leave behind; ”We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 2/1
  • 3. abate verb –1. slake, abate, slack – (make less active or intense) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 3/1
  • 4. abduct verb –1. kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch – (take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; ”The industrialist’s son was kidnapped”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 4/1
  • 5. abhor verb –. (1) abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate – (find repugnant; ”I loathe that man”; ”She abhors cats”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 5/1
  • 6. abide verb –1. (2) bide, abide, stay – (dwell; ”You can stay with me while you are in town”; ”stay a bit longer–the day is still young”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 6/1
  • 7. abolish verb –. (9) abolish, get rid of – (do away with; ”Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 7/1
  • 8. abort verb –1. abort – (terminate before completion; ”abort the mission”; ”abort the process running on my computer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 8/1
  • 9. abridge verb –1. (1) abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce – (reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; ”The manuscript must be shortened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 9/1
  • 10. abrogate verb –. (1) abrogate – (revoke formally) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 10 / 1
  • 11. absent verb –. (2) absent, remove – (go away or leave; ”He absented himself”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 11 / 1
  • 12. absolve verb –1. shrive, absolve – (grant remission of a sin to; ”The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary’s”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 12 / 1
  • 13. absorb verb –1. (8) absorb – (become imbued; ”The liquids, light, and gases absorb”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 13 / 1
  • 14. abstract verb –1. (5) abstract – (consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 14 / 1
  • 15. abuse verb –1. (3) mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treat – (treat badly; ”This boss abuses his workers”; ”She is always stepping on others to get ahead”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 15 / 1
  • 16. abut verb –. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on – (lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; ”Canada adjoins the U.S.”; ”England marches with Scotland”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 16 / 1
  • 17. accelerate verb –1. (11) accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken – (move faster; ”The car accelerated”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 17 / 1
  • 18. accentuate verb –1. (2) stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate – (to stress, single out as important; ”Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 18 / 1
  • 19. accept verb –1. (34) accept – (consider or hold as true; ”I cannot accept the dogma of this church”; ”accept an argument”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 19 / 1
  • 20. access verb –1. access – (obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 20 / 1
  • 21. accession verb –. accession – (make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 21 / 1
  • 22. accommodate verb –1. (5) suit, accommodate, fit – (be agreeable or acceptable to; ”This suits my needs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 22 / 1
  • 23. accompany verb –1. (20) attach to, accompany, come with, go with – (be present or associated with an event or entity; ”French fries come with the hamburger”; ”heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue”; ”fish usually goes with white wine”; ”this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 23 / 1
  • 24. accomplish verb –1. (29) carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil – (put in effect; ”carry out a task”; ”execute the decision of the people”; ”He actioned the operation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 24 / 1
  • 25. accost verb –1. (4) address, accost, come up to – (speak to someone) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 25 / 1
  • 26. accredit verb –1. (2) accredit, recognize, recognise – (grant credentials to; ”The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution”; ”recognize an academic degree”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 26 / 1
  • 27. accumulate verb –1. (4) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 27 / 1
  • 28. accuse verb –1. (22) accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate – (bring an accusation against; level a charge against; ”The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 28 / 1
  • 29. ace verb –1. breeze through, ace, pass with flying colors, sweep through, sail through, nail – (succeed at easily; ”She sailed through her exams”; ”You will pass with flying colors”; ”She nailed her astrophysics course”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 29 / 1
  • 30. achieve verb –. (100) achieve, accomplish, attain, reach – (to gain with effort; ”she achieved her goal despite setbacks”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 30 / 1
  • 31. acknowledge verb –1. (5) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 31 / 1
  • 32. acquaint verb –1. (1) introduce, present, acquaint – (cause to come to know personally; ”permit me to acquaint you with my son”; ”introduce the new neighbors to the community”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 32 / 1
  • 33. acquire verb –1. (34) get, acquire – (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; ”She got a lot of paintings from her uncle”; ”They acquired a new pet”; ”Get your results the next day”; ”Get permission to take a few days off from work”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 33 / 1
  • 34. acquit verb –1. (1) acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate – (pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; ”The suspect was cleared of the murder charges”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 34 / 1
  • 35. act verb –1. (35) act, move – (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); ”think before you act”; ”We must move quickly”; ”The governor should act on the new energy bill”; ”The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 35 / 1
  • 36. activate verb –1. (3) trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off – (put in motion or move to act; ”trigger a reaction”; ”actuate the circuits”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 36 / 1
  • 37. actualize verb –1. realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate – (make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; ”our ideas must be substantiated into actions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 37 / 1
  • 38. ad-lib verb –. improvise, improvize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporise – (perform without preparation; ”he extemporized a speech at the wedding”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 38 / 1
  • 39. adapt verb –1. (7) adapt, accommodate – (make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; ”Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 39 / 1
  • 40. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 40 / 1
  • 41. address verb –1. (16) address, turn to – (speak to; ”He addressed the crowd outside the window”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 41 / 1
  • 42. adhere verb –1. (5) adhere – (be compatible or in accordance with; ”You must adhere to the rules”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 42 / 1
  • 43. adjoin verb –1. (3) border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on – (lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; ”Canada adjoins the U.S.”; ”England marches with Scotland”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 43 / 1
  • 44. adjourn verb –1. (4) adjourn, recess, break up – (close at the end of a session; ”The court adjourned”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 44 / 1
  • 45. adjudicate verb –1. judge, adjudicate, try – (put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; ”The football star was tried for the murder of his wife”; ”The judge tried both father and son in separate trials”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 45 / 1
  • 46. adjust verb –1. (19) adjust, set, correct – (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; ”Adjust the clock, please”; ”correct the alignment of the front wheels”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 46 / 1
  • 47. administer verb –1. (9) administer, administrate – (work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; ”administer a program”; ”she administers the funds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 47 / 1
  • 48. administrate verb –. administer, administrate – (work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; ”administer a program”; ”she administers the funds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 48 / 1
  • 49. admire verb –1. (13) admire, look up to – (feel admiration for) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 49 / 1
  • 50. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 50 / 1
  • 51. admonish verb –1. (1) warn, discourage, admonish, monish – (admonish or counsel in terms of someone’s behavior; ”I warned him not to go too far”; ”I warn you against false assumptions”; ”She warned him to be quiet”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 51 / 1
  • 52. adopt verb –1. (34) adopt, follow, espouse – (choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; ”She followed the feminist movement”; ”The candidate espouses Republican ideals”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 52 / 1
  • 53. adore verb –. (1) adore – (love intensely; ”he just adored his wife”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 53 / 1
  • 54. adorn verb –1. (3) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 54 / 1
  • 55. advance verb –1. (7) advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on – (move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; ”Time marches on”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 55 / 1
  • 56. advertise verb –1. (7) advertise, publicize, advertize, publicise – (call attention to; ”Please don’t advertise the fact that he has AIDS”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 56 / 1
  • 57. advertize verb –1. advertise, advertize, promote, push – (make publicity for; try to sell (a product); ”The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model”; ”The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 57 / 1
  • 58. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 58 / 1
  • 59. advocate verb –1. (9) recommend, urge, advocate – (push for something; ”The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 59 / 1
  • 60. affect verb –1. (43) affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch – (have an effect upon; ”Will the new rules affect me?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 60 / 1
  • 61. affirm verb –1. (9) confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm – (establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; ”his story confirmed my doubts”; ”The evidence supports the defendant”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 61 / 1
  • 62. affix verb –1. (7) affix, stick on – (attach to; ”affix the seal here”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 62 / 1
  • 63. afflict verb –1. afflict – (cause great unhappiness for; distress; ”she was afflicted by the death of her parents”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 63 / 1
  • 64. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 64 / 1
  • 65. afforest verb –. afforest, forest – (establish a forest on previously unforested land; ”afforest the mountains”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 65 / 1
  • 66. age verb –1. (1) age – (begin to seem older; get older; ”The death of his wife caused him to age fast”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 66 / 1
  • 67. aggravate verb –1. (3) worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate – (make worse; ”This drug aggravates the pain”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 67 / 1
  • 68. agonize verb –1. agonize, agonise – (cause to agonize) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 68 / 1
  • 69. aid verb –1. (36) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 69 / 1
  • 70. ail verb –1. ail – (be ill or unwell) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 70 / 1
  • 71. aim verb –1. (8) aim, take, train, take aim, direct – (point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; ”Please don’t aim at your little brother!”; ”He trained his gun on the burglar”; ”Don’t train your camera on the women”; ”Take a swipe at one’s opponent”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 71 / 1
  • 72. air verb –1. (1) air out, air, aerate – (expose to fresh air; ”aerate your old sneakers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 72 / 1
  • 73. air-drop verb –. air-drop – (drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 73 / 1
  • 74. airlift verb –. airlift, lift – (fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; ”Food is airlifted into Bosnia”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 74 / 1
  • 75. alarm verb –1. (2) dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify – (fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; ”I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview”; ”The news of the executions horrified us”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 75 / 1
  • 76. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 76 / 1
  • 77. alienate verb –1. (3) estrange, alienate, alien, disaffect – (arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; ”She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 77 / 1
  • 78. align verb –1. (2) align, aline, line up, adjust – (place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; ”align the car with the curb”; ”align the sheets of paper on the table”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 78 / 1
  • 79. allay verb –1. still, allay, relieve, ease – (lessen the intensity of or calm; ”The news eased my conscience”; ”still the fears”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 79 / 1
  • 80. allege verb –. (5) allege, aver, say – (report or maintain; ”He alleged that he was the victim of a crime”; ”He said it was too late to intervene in the war”; ”The registrar says that I owe the school money”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 80 / 1
  • 81. alleviate verb –1. (2) relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage – (provide physical relief, as from pain; ”This pill will relieve your headaches”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 81 / 1
  • 82. allocate verb –. (6) allocate, apportion – (distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; ”I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis”; ”I’m allocating the rations for the camping trip”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 82 / 1
  • 83. allot verb –1. (6) assign, allot, portion – (give out; ”We were assigned new uniforms”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 83 / 1
  • 84. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 84 / 1
  • 85. alloy verb –1. debase, alloy – (lower in value by increasing the base-metal content) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 85 / 1
  • 86. allure verb –. tempt, allure – (dispose or incline or entice to; ”We were tempted by the delicious-looking food”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 86 / 1
  • 87. ally verb –. ally – (become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage; ”He allied himself with the Communists”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 87 / 1
  • 88. alter verb –1. (26) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 88 / 1
  • 89. amass verb –1. (1) accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass – (collect or gather; ”Journals are accumulating in my office”; ”The work keeps piling up”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 89 / 1
  • 90. amaze verb –1. (4) amaze, astonish, astound – (affect with wonder; ”Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 90 / 1
  • 91. ambush verb –1. (2) ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait – (wait in hiding to attack) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 91 / 1
  • 92. ameliorate verb –1. better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate – (to make better; ”The editor improved the manuscript with his changes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 92 / 1
  • 93. amend verb –1. (9) amend – (make amendments to; ”amend the document”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 93 / 1
  • 94. amplify verb –1. (4) magnify, amplify – (increase in size, volume or significance; ”Her terror was magnified in her mind”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 94 / 1
  • 95. amputate verb –. (2) amputate, cut off – (remove surgically; ”amputate limbs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 95 / 1
  • 96. amuse verb –1. (6) amuse, divert, disport – (occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; ”The play amused the ladies”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 96 / 1
  • 97. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 97 / 1
  • 98. analyze verb –1. (21) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 98 / 1
  • 99. anesthetize verb –. anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put under, put out – (administer an anesthetic drug to; ”The patient must be anesthetized before the operation”; ”anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 99 / 1
  • 100. anger verb –1. (1) anger – (make angry; ”The news angered him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 100 / 1
  • 101. anguish verb –1. anguish – (suffer great pains or distress) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 101 / 1
  • 102. animate verb –1. (1) inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt – (heighten or intensify; ”These paintings exalt the imagination”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 102 / 1
  • 103. annex verb –1. annex – (take (territory) as if by conquest; ”Hitler annexed Lithuania”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 103 / 1
  • 104. annihilate verb –. (1) eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off – (kill in large numbers; ”the plague wiped out an entire population”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 104 / 1
  • 105. annotate verb –1. annotate, footnote – (add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments; ”The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 105 / 1
  • 106. announce verb –1. (74) announce, denote – (make known; make an announcement; ”She denoted her feelings clearly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 106 / 1
  • 107. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 107 / 1
  • 108. annul verb –1. invalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullify – (declare invalid; ”The contract was annulled”; ”void a plea”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 108 / 1
  • 109. anoint verb –1. anoint – (choose by or as if by divine intervention; ”She was anointed the head of the Christian fundamentalist group”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 109 / 1
  • 110. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 110 / 1
  • 111. antagonize verb –1. (2) antagonize, antagonise – (provoke the hostility of; ”Don’t antagonize your boss”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 111 / 1
  • 112. anticipate verb –1. (8) expect, anticipate – (regard something as probable or likely; ”The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 112 / 1
  • 113. apologize verb –1. (3) apologize, apologise – (acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing; ”I apologized for being late”; ”He apologized for the many typoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 113 / 1
  • 114. appal verb –1. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage – (strike with disgust or revulsion; ”The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 114 / 1
  • 115. appall verb –1. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage – (strike with disgust or revulsion; ”The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 115 / 1
  • 116. appeal verb –1. (4) appeal – (take a court case to a higher court for review; ”He was found guilty but appealed immediately”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 116 / 1
  • 117. appease verb –1. (2) pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle – (cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; ”She managed to mollify the angry customer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 117 / 1
  • 118. append verb –1. (1) append, add on, supplement, affix – (add to the very end; ”He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 118 / 1
  • 119. applaud verb –1. (5) applaud, clap, spat, acclaim – (clap one’s hands or shout after performances to indicate approval) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 119 / 1
  • 120. apply verb –1. (45) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 120 / 1
  • 121. appoint verb –1. (13) appoint, name, nominate, constitute – (create and charge with a task or function; ”nominate a committee”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 121 / 1
  • 122. apportion verb –1. (3) allocate, apportion – (distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; ”I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis”; ”I’m allocating the rations for the camping trip”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 122 / 1
  • 123. appraise verb –1. (2) measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value – (evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; ”I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional”; ”access all the factors when taking a risk”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 123 / 1
  • 124. appreciate verb –1. (12) appreciate – (recognize with gratitude; be grateful for) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 124 / 1
  • 125. apprehend verb –1. (2) grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend – (get the meaning of something; ”Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 125 / 1
  • 126. apprentice verb –. (1) apprentice – (be or work as an apprentice; ”She apprenticed with the great master”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 126 / 1
  • 127. apprise verb –1. advise, notify, give notice, send word, apprise, apprize – (inform (somebody) of something; ”I advised him that the rent was due”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 127 / 1
  • 128. approach verb –1. (46) approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near – (move towards; ”We were approaching our destination”; ”They are drawing near”; ”The enemy army came nearer and nearer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 128 / 1
  • 129. appropriate verb –1. (11) allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve – (give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; ”I will earmark this money for your research”; ”She sets aside time for meditation every day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 129 / 1
  • 130. approve verb –1. (27) approve, O.K., okay, sanction – (give sanction to; ”I approve of his educational policies”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 130 / 1
  • 131. approximate verb –1. (5) approximate, come close – (be close or similar; ”Her results approximate my own”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 131 / 1
  • 132. arbitrate verb –. (1) intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate – (act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; ”He interceded in the family dispute”; ”He mediated a settlement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 132 / 1
  • 133. arc verb –. arch, curve, arc – (form an arch or curve; ”her back arches”; ”her hips curve nicely”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 133 / 1
  • 134. arch verb –. (3) arch, curve, arc – (form an arch or curve; ”her back arches”; ”her hips curve nicely”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 134 / 1
  • 135. archive verb –. archive, file away – (put into an archive) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 135 / 1
  • 136. argue verb –1. (34) argue, reason – (present reasons and arguments) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 136 / 1
  • 137. arm verb –1. (4) arm, build up, fortify, gird – (prepare oneself for a military confrontation; ”The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East”; ”troops are building up on the Iraqi border”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 137 / 1
  • 138. arouse verb –1. (14) arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke – (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); ”arouse pity”; ”raise a smile”; ”evoke sympathy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 138 / 1
  • 139. arraign verb –1. (1) arraign – (call before a court to answer an indictment) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 139 / 1
  • 140. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 140 / 1
  • 141. arrest verb –1. (20) collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop – (take into custody; ”the police nabbed the suspected criminals”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 141 / 1
  • 142. articulate verb –1. (1) joint, articulate – (provide with a joint; ”the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 142 / 1
  • 143. ascertain verb –1. (4) determine, find, find out, ascertain – (establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; ”find the product of two numbers”; ”The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 143 / 1
  • 144. ascribe verb –. (3) impute, ascribe, assign, attribute – (attribute or credit to; ”We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare”; ”People impute great cleverness to cats”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 144 / 1
  • 145. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 145 / 1
  • 146. aspire verb –. (2) draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for – (have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 146 / 1
  • 147. assail verb –1. (6) assail, assault, set on, attack – (attack someone physically or emotionally; ”The mugger assaulted the woman”; ”Nightmares assailed him regularly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 147 / 1
  • 148. assassinate verb –1. assassinate – (murder; especially of socially prominent persons; ”Anwar Sadat was assassinated because many people did not like his peace politics with Israel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 148 / 1
  • 149. assault verb –1. (7) assail, assault, set on, attack – (attack someone physically or emotionally; ”The mugger assaulted the woman”; ”Nightmares assailed him regularly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 149 / 1
  • 150. assemble verb –1. (15) assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together – (create by putting components or members together; ”She pieced a quilt”; ”He tacked together some verses”; ”They set up a committee”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 150 / 1
  • 151. assert verb –1. (22) assert, asseverate, maintain – (state categorically) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 151 / 1
  • 152. assess verb –1. (14) measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value – (evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; ”I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional”; ”access all the factors when taking a risk”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 152 / 1
  • 153. assign verb –1. (15) delegate, designate, depute, assign – (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 153 / 1
  • 154. assimilate verb –1. (2) absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in – (take up mentally; ”he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 154 / 1
  • 155. assist verb –1. (21) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 155 / 1
  • 156. associate verb –1. (25) associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect – (make a logical or causal connection; ”I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind”; ”colligate these facts”; ”I cannot relate these events at all”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 156 / 1
  • 157. assort verb –1. consort, associate, affiliate, assort – (keep company with; hang out with; ”He associates with strange people”; ”She affiliates with her colleagues”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 157 / 1
  • 158. assuage verb –1. pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle – (cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; ”She managed to mollify the angry customer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 158 / 1
  • 159. assume verb –1. (68) assume, presume, take for granted – (take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof; ”I assume his train was late”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 159 / 1
  • 160. assure verb –1. (20) guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure – (make certain of; ”This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us”; ”Preparation will guarantee success!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 160 / 1
  • 161. astonish verb –. (1) amaze, astonish, astound – (affect with wonder; ”Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 161 / 1
  • 162. astound verb –. (3) amaze, astonish, astound – (affect with wonder; ”Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 162 / 1
  • 163. attach verb –1. (22) attach – (cause to be attached) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 163 / 1
  • 164. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 164 / 1
  • 165. attain verb –1. (16) achieve, accomplish, attain, reach – (to gain with effort; ”she achieved her goal despite setbacks”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 165 / 1
  • 166. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 166 / 1
  • 167. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 167 / 1
  • 168. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 168 / 1
  • 169. attribute verb –1. (16) impute, ascribe, assign, attribute – (attribute or credit to; ”We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare”; ”People impute great cleverness to cats”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 169 / 1
  • 170. attune verb –. (1) attune – (adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 170 / 1
  • 171. auction verb –. auction, auction off, auctioneer – (sell at an auction) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 171 / 1
  • 172. audit verb –1. (1) audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspect – (examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; ”audit accounts and tax returns”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 172 / 1
  • 173. augment verb –1. (8) augment – (enlarge or increase; ”The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 173 / 1
  • 174. augur verb –1. (1) bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict – (indicate by signs; ”These signs bode bad news”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 174 / 1
  • 175. authenticate verb –. (1) authenticate – (establish the authenticity of something) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 175 / 1
  • 176. author verb –. author – (be the author of; ”She authored this play”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 176 / 1
  • 177. authorise verb –1. empower, authorise, authorize – (give or delegate power or authority to; ”She authorized her assistant to sign the papers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 177 / 1
  • 178. authorize verb –1. (32) authorize, authorise, pass, clear – (grant authorization or clearance for; ”Clear the manuscript for publication”; ”The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 178 / 1
  • 179. automate verb –. (1) automatize, automatise, automate – (make automatic or control or operate automatically; ”automatize the production”; ”automate the movement of the robot”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 179 / 1
  • 180. avail verb –1. (3) avail – (use to one’s advantage; ”He availed himself of the available resources”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 180 / 1
  • 181. avenge verb –. (1) revenge, avenge, retaliate – (take revenge for a perceived wrong; ”He wants to avenge the murder of his brother”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 181 / 1
  • 182. average verb –1. (15) average, average out – (amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; ”The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 182 / 1
  • 183. avert verb –1. (5) debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off – (prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; ”Let’s avoid a confrontation”; ”head off a confrontation”; ”avert a strike”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 183 / 1
  • 184. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 184 / 1
  • 185. await verb –. (25) expect, look, await, wait – (look forward to the probable occurrence of; ”We were expecting a visit from our relatives”; ”She is looking to a promotion”; ”he is waiting to be drafted”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 185 / 1
  • 186. awaken verb –1. (8) awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse – (cause to become awake or conscious; ”He was roused by the drunken men in the street”; ”Please wake me at 6 AM.”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 186 / 1
  • 187. award verb –1. (6) award, present – (give, especially as an honor or reward; ”bestow honors and prizes at graduation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 187 / 1
  • 188. axe verb –1. axe, ax – (chop or split with an ax; ”axe wood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 188 / 1
  • 189. baby-sit verb –1. baby-sit – (take watchful responsibility for; ”I baby-sit the neighbor’s plants when she is out of town”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 189 / 1
  • 190. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 190 / 1
  • 191. backhand verb –. backhand – (hit a tennis ball backhand) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 191 / 1
  • 192. badge verb –. badge – (put a badge on; ”The workers here must be badged”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 192 / 1
  • 193. badger verb –1. (2) tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer – (annoy persistently; ”The children teased the boy because of his stammer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 193 / 1
  • 194. badmouth verb –. badmouth, malign, traduce, drag through the mud – (speak unfavorably about; ”She badmouths her husband everywhere”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 194 / 1
  • 195. baffle verb –1. (1) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound – (be a mystery or bewildering to; ”This beats me!”; ”Got me–I don’t know the answer!”; ”a vexing problem”; ”This question really stuck me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 195 / 1
  • 196. bag verb –1. (1) bag – (capture or kill, as in hunting; ”bag a few pheasants”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 196 / 1
  • 197. bail verb –1. bail – (release after a security has been paid) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 197 / 1
  • 198. bait verb –1. (1) tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride – (harass with persistent criticism or carping; ”The children teased the new teacher”; ”Don’t ride me so hard over my failure”; ”His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 198 / 1
  • 199. bake verb –1. (6) bake – (cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven; ”bake the potatoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 199 / 1
  • 200. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 200 / 1
  • 201. ban verb –1. (2) ban, censor – (forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 201 / 1
  • 202. bandage verb –1. bind, bandage – (wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 202 / 1
  • 203. bang verb –1. (3) slam, bang – (strike violently; ”slam the ball”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 203 / 1
  • 204. banish verb –1. (3) banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball – (expel from a community or group) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 204 / 1
  • 205. bank verb –1. (2) bank – (tip laterally; ”the pilot had to bank the aircraft”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 205 / 1
  • 206. bankroll verb –. bankroll – (provide with sufficient funds; finance; ”Who will bankroll the restoration of the former East German economy?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 206 / 1
  • 207. bankrupt verb –. (1) bankrupt, ruin, break, smash – (reduce to bankruptcy; ”My daughter’s fancy wedding is going to break me!”; ”The slump in the financial markets smashed him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 207 / 1
  • 208. baptize verb –. (8) baptize, baptise, christen – (administer baptism to; ”The parents had the child baptized”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 208 / 1
  • 209. bar verb –1. (9) bar, debar, exclude – (prevent from entering; keep out; ”He was barred from membership in the club”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 209 / 1
  • 210. barbecue verb –. (2) barbeque, barbecue, cook out – (cook outdoors on a barbecue grill; ”let’s barbecue that meat”; ”We cooked out in the forest”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 210 / 1
  • 211. barge verb –1. (2) barge, thrust ahead, push forward – (push one’s way; ”she barged into the meeting room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 211 / 1
  • 212. bark verb –1. (1) bark – (speak in an unfriendly tone; ”She barked into the dictaphone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 212 / 1
  • 213. barrage verb –. bombard, barrage – (address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage; ”The speaker was barraged by an angry audience”; ”The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 213 / 1
  • 214. barrel verb –. barrel – (put in barrels) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 214 / 1
  • 215. barricade verb –1. (1) barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar – (render unsuitable for passage; ”block the way”; ”barricade the streets”; ”stop the busy road”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 215 / 1
  • 216. base verb –1. (75) establish, base, ground, found – (use as a basis for; found on; ”base a claim on some observation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 216 / 1
  • 217. bash verb –. sock, bop, whop, whap, bonk, bash – (hit hard) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 217 / 1
  • 218. bat verb –1. (11) bat – (strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; ”bat the ball”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 218 / 1
  • 219. bath verb –. bathe, bath – (clean one’s body by immersion into water; ”The child should bathe every day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 219 / 1
  • 220. bathe verb –1. (5) bathe – (cleanse the entire body; ”bathe daily”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 220 / 1
  • 221. batter verb –1. (3) buffet, knock about, batter – (strike against forcefully; ”Winds buffeted the tent”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 221 / 1
  • 222. bawl verb –1. (8) bawl, bellow – (shout loudly and without restraint) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 222 / 1
  • 223. bead verb –1. bead – (form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 223 / 1
  • 224. beam verb –1. (5) beam – (smile radiantly; express joy through one’s facial expression) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 224 / 1
  • 225. bear verb –1. (23) bear – (have; ”bear a resemblance”; ”bear a signature”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 225 / 1
  • 226. beat verb –1. (18) beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish – (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; ”Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship”; ”We beat the competition”; ”Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 226 / 1
  • 227. beatify verb –1. exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify – (fill with sublime emotion; ”The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies”; ”He was inebriated by his phenomenal success”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 227 / 1
  • 228. beautify verb –1. (1) fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify – (make more beautiful) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 228 / 1
  • 229. become verb –1. (327) become, go, get – (enter or assume a certain state or condition; ”He became annoyed when he heard the bad news”; ”It must be getting more serious”; ”her face went red with anger”; ”She went into ecstasy”; ”Get going!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 229 / 1
  • 230. bedevil verb –1. torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate – (treat cruelly; ”The children tormented the stuttering teacher”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 230 / 1
  • 231. beep verb –1. honk, blare, beep, claxon, toot – (make a loud noise; ”The horns of the taxis blared”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 231 / 1
  • 232. befit verb –. (2) befit, suit, beseem – (accord or comport with; ”This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 232 / 1
  • 233. befriend verb –. (1) befriend – (become friends with; ”John and Eric soon became friends”; ”Have you made friends yet in your new environment?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 233 / 1
  • 234. befuddle verb –1. (1) confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate – (be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; ”These questions confuse even the experts”; ”This question completely threw me”; ”This question befuddled even the teacher”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 234 / 1
  • 235. beg verb –1. (11) beg, implore, pray – (call upon in supplication; entreat; ”I beg you to stop!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 235 / 1
  • 236. begin verb –1. (375) get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence – (take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; ”We began working at dawn”; ”Who will start?”; ”Get working as soon as the sun rises!”; ”The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia”; ”He began early in the day”; ”Let’s get down to work now”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 236 / 1
  • 237. begrudge verb –1. envy, begrudge – (be envious of; set one’s heart on) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 237 / 1
  • 238. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 238 / 1
  • 239. behead verb –. (1) decapitate, behead, decollate – (cut the head of; ”the French King was beheaded during the Revolution”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 239 / 1
  • 240. beleaguer verb –1. tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer – (annoy persistently; ”The children teased the boy because of his stammer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 240 / 1
  • 241. belie verb –1. (3) contradict, belie, negate – (be in contradiction with) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 241 / 1
  • 242. believe verb –1. (118) believe – (accept as true; take to be true; ”I believed his report”; ”We didn’t believe his stories from the War”; ”She believes in spirits”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 242 / 1
  • 243. belittle verb –1. minimize, belittle, denigrate, derogate – (cause to seem less serious; play down; ”Don’t belittle his influence”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 243 / 1
  • 244. bellow verb –1. (10) bawl, bellow – (shout loudly and without restraint) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 244 / 1
  • 245. belt verb –1. (1) belt out, belt – (sing loudly and forcefully) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 245 / 1
  • 246. bemoan verb –. (2) deplore, lament, bewail, bemoan – (regret strongly; ”I deplore this hostile action”; ”we lamented the loss of benefits”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 246 / 1
  • 247. bench verb –1. (3) bench – (take out of a game; of players) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 247 / 1
  • 248. bend verb –1. (23) bend, flex – (form a curve; ”The stick does not bend”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 248 / 1
  • 249. benefit verb –1. (15) profit, gain, benefit – (derive a benefit from; ”She profited from his vast experience”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 249 / 1
  • 250. bequeath verb –. bequeath, will, leave – (leave or give by will after one’s death; ”My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry”; ”My grandfather left me his entire estate”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 250 / 1
  • 251. berate verb –. (2) call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast – (censure severely or angrily; ”The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger’s car”; ”The deputy ragged the Prime Minister”; ”The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 251 / 1
  • 252. berth verb –1. berth – (provide with a berth) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 252 / 1
  • 253. beseech verb –. (2) bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure – (ask for or request earnestly; ”The prophet bid all people to become good persons”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 253 / 1
  • 254. beset verb –1. (5) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 254 / 1
  • 255. besiege verb –1. (2) besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumvent – (surround so as to force to give up; ”The Turks besieged Vienna”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 255 / 1
  • 256. besmirch verb –1. (2) defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch – (charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; ”The journalists have defamed me!” ”The article in the paper sullied my reputation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 256 / 1
  • 257. bespeak verb –1. (1) bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal – (be a signal for or a symptom of; ”These symptoms indicate a serious illness”; ”Her behavior points to a severe neurosis”; ”The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 257 / 1
  • 258. best verb –. (1) outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop – (get the better of; ”the goal was to best the competition”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 258 / 1
  • 259. bestow verb –1. (4) confer, bestow – (present; ”The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated”; ”bestow an honor on someone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 259 / 1
  • 260. bet verb –1. (19) bet, wager – (maintain with or as if with a bet; ”I bet she will be there!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 260 / 1
  • 261. betray verb –1. (8) betray, bewray – (reveal unintentionally; ”Her smile betrayed her true feelings”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 261 / 1
  • 262. better verb –1. (1) better, break – (surpass in excellence; ”She bettered her own record”; ”break a record”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 262 / 1
  • 263. bewilder verb –1. (2) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound – (be a mystery or bewildering to; ”This beats me!”; ”Got me–I don’t know the answer!”; ”a vexing problem”; ”This question really stuck me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 263 / 1
  • 264. bewitch verb –1. (1) capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant – (attract; cause to be enamored; ”She captured all the men’s hearts”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 264 / 1
  • 265. bid verb –1. (6) offer, bid, tender – (propose a payment; ”The Swiss dealer offered 2 million for the painting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 265 / 1
  • 266. bilk verb –1. (1) bilk – (cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 266 / 1
  • 267. bill verb –1. (2) charge, bill – (demand payment; ”Will I get charged for this service?”; ”We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 267 / 1
  • 268. bind verb –1. (8) adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to – (stick to firmly; ”Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 268 / 1
  • 269. bisect verb –. bisect – (cut in half or cut in two; ”bisect a line”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 269 / 1
  • 270. bite verb –1. (12) bite, seize with teeth – (to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; ”Gunny invariably tried to bite her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 270 / 1
  • 271. black verb –. blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black – (make or become black; ”The smoke blackened the ceiling”; ”The ceiling blackened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 271 / 1
  • 272. blacken verb –1. (2) blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black – (make or become black; ”The smoke blackened the ceiling”; ”The ceiling blackened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 272 / 1
  • 273. blackmail verb –1. blackmail, blackjack, pressure – (exert pressure on someone through threats) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 273 / 1
  • 274. blame verb –1. (12) blame, fault – (put or pin the blame on) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 274 / 1
  • 275. blanch verb –1. (1) pale, blanch, blench – (turn pale, as if in fear) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 275 / 1
  • 276. blank verb –. blank – (keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 276 / 1
  • 277. blanket verb –1. (1) blanket – (cover as if with a blanket; ”snow blanketed the fields”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 277 / 1
  • 278. blare verb –1. (1) blast, blare – (make a strident sound; ”She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 278 / 1
  • 279. blast verb –1. (3) blast, blare – (make a strident sound; ”She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 279 / 1
  • 280. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 280 / 1
  • 281. bleed verb –1. (10) shed blood, bleed, hemorrhage – (lose blood from one’s body) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 281 / 1
  • 282. blend verb –1. (7) blend, intermix, immingle, intermingle – (combine into one; ”blend the nuts and raisins together”; ”he blends in with the crowd”; ”We don’t intermingle much”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 282 / 1
  • 283. bless verb –1. (4) bless – (give a benediction to; ”The dying man blessed his son”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 283 / 1
  • 284. blight verb –. (1) blight, plague – (cause to suffer a blight; ”Too much rain may blight the garden with mold”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 284 / 1
  • 285. blind verb –1. (2) blind – (render unable to see) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 285 / 1
  • 286. blindfold verb –. blindfold – (cover the eyes of (someone) to prevent him from seeing; ”the hostage was blindfolded and driven away”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 286 / 1
  • 287. blink verb –1. (11) blink, wink, nictitate, nictate – (briefly shut the eyes; ”The TV announcer never seems to blink”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 287 / 1
  • 288. blister verb –1. (2) blister, vesicate – (get blistered; ”Her feet blistered during the long hike”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 288 / 1
  • 289. blitz verb –. blitz – (attack suddenly and without warning; ”Hitler blitzed Poland”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 289 / 1
  • 290. bloat verb –1. (1) bloat – (become bloated or swollen or puff up; ”The dead man’s stomach was bloated”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 290 / 1
  • 291. block verb –1. (7) barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar – (render unsuitable for passage; ”block the way”; ”barricade the streets”; ”stop the busy road”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 291 / 1
  • 292. blockade verb –1. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass – (hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; ”His brother blocked him at every turn”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 292 / 1
  • 293. blot verb –1. blot – (dry (ink) with blotting paper) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 293 / 1
  • 294. blow verb –1. (6) blow – (exhale hard; ”blow on the soup to cool it down”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 294 / 1
  • 295. bludgeon verb –1. bludgeon – (overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club; ”The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 295 / 1
  • 296. blue verb –. blue – (turn blue) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 296 / 1
  • 297. bluff verb –1. bluff, bluff out – (deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 297 / 1
  • 298. blunt verb –1. (1) blunt – (make less intense; ”blunted emotions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 298 / 1
  • 299. blur verb –1. (2) film over, glaze over, blur – (become glassy; lose clear vision; ”Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 299 / 1
  • 300. blurt verb –. (1) blurt out, blurt, blunder out, blunder, ejaculate – (utter impulsively; ”He blurted out the secret”; ”He blundered his stupid ideas”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 300 / 1
  • 301. board verb –1. (5) board, get on – (get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 301 / 1
  • 302. boast verb –1. (7) boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade – (show off) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 302 / 1
  • 303. bob verb –1. (6) bob – (move up and down repeatedly; ”her rucksack bobbed gently on her back”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 303 / 1
  • 304. bobble verb –. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up – (make a mess of, destroy or ruin; ”I botched the dinner and we had to eat out”; ”the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 304 / 1
  • 305. bode verb –. (1) bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict – (indicate by signs; ”These signs bode bad news”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 305 / 1
  • 306. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 306 / 1
  • 307. bolster verb –1. (3) bolster, bolster up – (support and strengthen; ”bolster morale”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 307 / 1
  • 308. bolt verb –1. (2) bolt – (move or jump suddenly; ”She bolted from her seat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 308 / 1
  • 309. bomb verb –1. (3) bombard, bomb – (throw bombs at or attack with bombs; ”The Americans bombed Dresden”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 309 / 1
  • 310. bombard verb –1. pelt, bombard – (cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile; ”They pelted each other with snowballs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 310 / 1
  • 311. bond verb –1. (1) adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to – (stick to firmly; ”Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 311 / 1
  • 312. bone verb –1. cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone – (study intensively, as before an exam; ”I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 312 / 1
  • 313. boo verb –. (1) boo, hiss – (show displeasure, as after a performance or speech) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 313 / 1
  • 314. book verb –1. (3) book – (engage for a performance; ”Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 314 / 1
  • 315. boom verb –1. (5) boom, din – (make a resonant sound, like artillery; ”His deep voice boomed through the hall”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 315 / 1
  • 316. boost verb –1. (3) hike, hike up, boost – (increase; ”The landlord hiked up the rents”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 316 / 1
  • 317. boot verb –1. boot – (kick; give a boot to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 317 / 1
  • 318. border verb –1. (3) surround, environ, ring, skirt, border – (extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; ”The forest surrounds my property”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 318 / 1
  • 319. bore verb –1. (7) bore, tire – (cause to be bored) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 319 / 1
  • 320. borrow verb –1. (16) borrow – (get temporarily; ”May I borrow your lawn mower?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 320 / 1
  • 321. botch verb –. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up – (make a mess of, destroy or ruin; ”I botched the dinner and we had to eat out”; ”the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 321 / 1
  • 322. bother verb –1. (18) trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself – (take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; ”He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday”; ”Don’t bother, please”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 322 / 1
  • 323. bottle verb –1. bottle – (store (liquids or gases) in bottles) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 323 / 1
  • 324. bottom verb –1. bottom – (provide with a bottom or a seat; ”bottom the chairs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 324 / 1
  • 325. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 325 / 1
  • 326. bound verb –1. (4) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 326 / 1
  • 327. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 327 / 1
  • 328. box verb –1. (1) box, package – (put into a box; ”box the gift, please”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 328 / 1
  • 329. boycott verb –. (2) boycott – (refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 329 / 1
  • 330. brace verb –1. (2) brace, poise – (prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 330 / 1
  • 331. braid verb –1. (1) braid, lace, plait – (make by braiding or interlacing; ”lace a tablecloth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 331 / 1
  • 332. brainwash verb –1. brainwash – (persuade completely, often through coercion; ”The propaganda brainwashed many people”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 332 / 1
  • 333. braise verb –. braise – (cook in liquid; ”braise beef”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 333 / 1
  • 334. brake verb –1. brake – (stop travelling by applying a brake; ”We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 334 / 1
  • 335. brand verb –1. (1) brand – (burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 335 / 1
  • 336. brandish verb –1. (2) brandish, flourish, wave – (move or swing back and forth; ”She waved her gun”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 336 / 1
  • 337. brave verb –. (1) weather, endure, brave, brave out – (face and withstand with courage; ”She braved the elements”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 337 / 1
  • 338. breach verb –1. (1) transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break – (act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; ”offend all laws of humanity”; ”violate the basic laws or human civilization”; ”break a law”; ”break a promise”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 338 / 1
  • 339. bread verb –. bread – (cover with bread crumbs; ”bread the pork chops before frying them”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 339 / 1
  • 340. break verb –1. (15) interrupt, break – (terminate; ”She interrupted her pregnancy”; ”break a lucky streak”; ”break the cycle of poverty”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 340 / 1
  • 341. breastfeed verb –. breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck – (give suck to; ”The wetnurse suckled the infant”; ”You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 341 / 1
  • 342. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 342 / 1
  • 343. breed verb –1. (1) engender, breed, spawn – (call forth) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 343 / 1
  • 344. brew verb –1. brew – (prepare by brewing; ”people have been brewing beer for thousands of years”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 344 / 1
  • 345. bribe verb –. (1) bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one’s palms – (make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; ”This judge can be bought”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 345 / 1
  • 346. bridge verb –1. (3) bridge, bridge over – (connect or reduce the distance between) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 346 / 1
  • 347. brief verb –. (1) brief – (give essential information to someone; ”The reporters were briefed about the President’s plan to invade”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 347 / 1
  • 348. brighten verb –1. (1) brighten, lighten up, lighten – (make lighter or brighter; ”The paint will brighten the room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 348 / 1
  • 349. brim verb –1. brim – (be completely full; ”His eyes brimmed with tears”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 349 / 1
  • 350. brine verb –. brine – (soak in brine) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 350 / 1
  • 351. bring verb –1. (122) bring, convey, take – (take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; ”Bring me the box from the other room”; ”Take these letters to the boss”; ”This brings me to the main point”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 351 / 1
  • 352. broach verb –. broach, initiate – (bring up a topic for discussion) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 352 / 1
  • 353. broadcast verb –1. (2) air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit – (broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; ”We cannot air this X-rated song”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 353 / 1
  • 354. broaden verb –1. (9) broaden – (make broader; ”broaden the road”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 354 / 1
  • 355. broil verb –1. (2) broil, oven broil – (cook under a broiler; ”broil fish”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 355 / 1
  • 356. broker verb –. broker – (act as a broker) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 356 / 1
  • 357. bronze verb –1. bronze – (give the color and appearance of bronze to something; ”bronze baby shoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 357 / 1
  • 358. browbeat verb –1. (1) strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around – (be bossy towards; ”Her big brother always bullied her when she was young”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 358 / 1
  • 359. brown verb –1. (1) brown – (fry in a pan until it changes color; ”brown the meat in the pan”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 359 / 1
  • 360. browse verb –1. shop, browse – (shop around; not necessarily buying; ”I don’t need help, I’m just browsing”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 360 / 1
  • 361. bruise verb –1. (2) bruise, contuse – (injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of; ”I bruised my knee”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 361 / 1
  • 362. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 362 / 1
  • 363. brutalize verb –1. brutalize, brutalise – (treat brutally) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 363 / 1
  • 364. buck verb –1. (2) buck – (to strive with determination; ”John is bucking for a promotion”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 364 / 1
  • 365. buckle verb –1. (1) buckle, clasp – (fasten with a buckle or buckles) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 365 / 1
  • 366. buffer verb –1. (5) buffer – (add a buffer (a solution); ”buffered saline solution for the eyes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 366 / 1
  • 367. buffet verb –1. (3) buffet, knock about, batter – (strike against forcefully; ”Winds buffeted the tent”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 367 / 1
  • 368. bug verb –1. (1) tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer – (annoy persistently; ”The children teased the boy because of his stammer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 368 / 1
  • 369. build verb –1. (123) construct, build, make – (make by combining materials and parts; ”this little pig made his house out of straw”; ”Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 369 / 1
  • 370. bulge verb –1. (3) bulge, pouch, protrude – (swell or protrude outwards; ”His stomach bulged after the huge meal”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 370 / 1
  • 371. bull verb –1. (1) bull, bull through – (push or force; ”He bulled through his demands”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 371 / 1
  • 372. bulldog verb –1. bulldog – (attack viciously and ferociously) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 372 / 1
  • 373. bulldoze verb –. bulldoze – (flatten with or as if with a bulldozer) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 373 / 1
  • 374. bully verb –1. strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around – (be bossy towards; ”Her big brother always bullied her when she was young”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 374 / 1
  • 375. bum verb –1. (1) mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge – (ask for and get free; be a parasite) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 375 / 1
  • 376. bump verb –1. (2) bump, knock – (knock against with force or violence; ”My car bumped into the tree”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 376 / 1
  • 377. bundle verb –1. (2) bundle, bundle up, roll up – (make into a bundle; ”he bundled up his few possessions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 377 / 1
  • 378. bungle verb –1. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up – (make a mess of, destroy or ruin; ”I botched the dinner and we had to eat out”; ”the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 378 / 1
  • 379. bunt verb –1. bunt, drag a bunt – (hit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 379 / 1
  • 380. buoy verb –1. buoy – (float on the surface of water) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 380 / 1
  • 381. burden verb –1. burden, burthen, weight, weight down – (weight down with a load) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 381 / 1
  • 382. burglarize verb –. burglarize, burglarise, burgle, heist – (commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 382 / 1
  • 383. burn verb –1. (11) burn, fire, burn down – (destroy by fire; ”They burned the house and his diaries”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 383 / 1
  • 384. burnish verb –. buff, burnish, furbish – (polish and make shiny; ”buff the wooden floors”; ”buff my shoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 384 / 1
  • 385. burst verb –1. (11) burst, split, break open – (come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; ”The bubble burst”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 385 / 1
  • 386. bury verb –1. (7) bury – (cover from sight; ”Afghani women buried under their burkas”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 386 / 1
  • 387. bus verb –1. bus – (send or move around by bus; ”The children were bussed to school”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 387 / 1
  • 388. bust verb –1. (1) break, bust – (ruin completely; ”He busted my radio!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 388 / 1
  • 389. busy verb –. (1) busy, occupy – (keep busy with; ”She busies herself with her butterfly collection”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 389 / 1
  • 390. butcher verb –. (1) butcher, slaughter – (kill (animals) usually for food consumption; ”They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 390 / 1
  • 391. butt verb –1. (3) border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on – (lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; ”Canada adjoins the U.S.”; ”England marches with Scotland”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 391 / 1
  • 392. butter verb –. butter – (spread butter on; ”butter bread”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 392 / 1
  • 393. buttonhole verb –. lobby, buttonhole – (detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 393 / 1
  • 394. buttress verb –1. buttress – (reinforce with a buttress; ”Buttress the church”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 394 / 1
  • 395. buy verb –1. (102) buy, purchase – (obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; ”The family purchased a new car”; ”The conglomerate acquired a new company”; ”She buys for the big department store”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 395 / 1
  • 396. buzz verb –1. (4) buzz, bombinate, bombilate – (make a buzzing sound; ”bees were buzzing around the hive”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 396 / 1
  • 397. bypass verb –. (4) bypass, short-circuit, go around, get around – (avoid something unpleasant or laborious; ”You cannot bypass these rules!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 397 / 1
  • 398. cable verb –1. (1) cable, telegraph, wire – (send cables, wires, or telegrams) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 398 / 1
  • 399. cage verb –. cage, cage in – (confine in a cage; ”The animal was caged”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 399 / 1
  • 400. cajole verb –. wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle – (influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; ”He palavered her into going along”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 400 / 1
  • 401. cake verb –. coat, cake – (form a coat over; ”Dirt had coated her face”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 401 / 1
  • 402. calculate verb –1. (21) calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure – (make a mathematical calculation or computation) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 402 / 1
  • 403. calibrate verb –1. (4) calibrate, graduate, fine-tune – (make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring; ”calibrate an instrument”; ”graduate a cylinder”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 403 / 1
  • 404. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 404 / 1
  • 405. calm verb –1. (5) calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still – (make calm or still; ”quiet the dragons of worry and fear”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 405 / 1
  • 406. camouflage verb –. (1) camouflage – (disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something; ”The troops camouflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 406 / 1
  • 407. can verb –1. (2) can, tin, put up – (preserve in a can or tin; ”tinned foods are not very tasty”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 407 / 1
  • 408. cancel verb –1. (9) cancel, call off, scratch, scrub – (postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; ”Call off the engagement”; ”cancel the dinner party”; ”we had to scrub our vacation plans”; ”scratch that meeting–the chair is ill”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 408 / 1
  • 409. cannibalize verb –1. cannibalize, cannibalise – (eat human flesh) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 409 / 1
  • 410. canonize verb –1. (1) canonize, canonise, saint – (declare (a dead person) to be a saint; ”After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 410 / 1
  • 411. canvass verb –1. (2) poll, canvass, canvas – (get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 411 / 1
  • 412. cap verb –1. (3) cap, crest – (lie at the top of; ”Snow capped the mountains”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 412 / 1
  • 413. capitalize verb –1. (3) capitalize, capitalise, take advantage – (draw advantages from; ”he is capitalizing on her mistake”; ”she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 413 / 1
  • 414. caption verb –. caption – (provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 414 / 1
  • 415. captivate verb –. (2) capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant – (attract; cause to be enamored; ”She captured all the men’s hearts”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 415 / 1
  • 416. capture verb –1. (5) capture – (succeed in representing or expressing something intangible; ”capture the essence of Spring”; ”capture an idea”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 416 / 1
  • 417. caramelize verb –1. caramelize, caramelise – (be converted into caramel; ”The sugar caramelized”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 417 / 1
  • 418. caress verb –. (5) caress, fondle – (touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; ”He caressed her face”; ”They fondled in the back seat of the taxi”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 418 / 1
  • 419. carjack verb –. carjack – (take someone’s car from him by force, usually with the intention of stealing it; ”My car was carjacked last night!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 419 / 1
  • 420. carpet verb –1. carpet – (form a carpet-like cover (over)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 420 / 1
  • 421. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 421 / 1
  • 422. cart verb –1. (1) haul, hale, cart, drag – (draw slowly or heavily; ”haul stones”; ”haul nets”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 422 / 1
  • 423. cash verb –. (2) cash, cash in – (exchange for cash; ”I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 423 / 1
  • 424. cast verb –1. (15) project, cast, contrive, throw – (put or send forth; ”She threw the flashlight beam into the corner”; ”The setting sun threw long shadows”; ”cast a spell”; ”cast a warm light”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 424 / 1
  • 425. castigate verb –1. (1) chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct – (censure severely; ”She chastised him for his insensitive remarks”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 425 / 1
  • 426. castrate verb –1. emasculate, castrate – (deprive of strength or vigor; ”The Senate emasculated the law”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 426 / 1
  • 427. catalog verb –1. catalogue, catalog – (make a catalogue, compile a catalogue; ”She spends her weekends cataloguing”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 427 / 1
  • 428. catalogue verb –1. (2) catalogue, catalog – (make an itemized list or catalog of; classify; ”He is cataloguing his photographic negatives”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 428 / 1
  • 429. catalyze verb –. catalyze, catalyse – (change by catalysis or cause to catalyze) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 429 / 1
  • 430. catapult verb –1. (2) catapult – (shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult; ”the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 430 / 1
  • 431. catch verb –1. (19) catch – (discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state; ”She caught her son eating candy”; ”She was caught shoplifting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 431 / 1
  • 432. categorize verb –. (1) categorize, categorise – (place into or assign to a category; ”Children learn early on to categorize”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 432 / 1
  • 433. cater verb –1. (4) provide, supply, ply, cater – (give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; ”The hostess provided lunch for all the guests”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 433 / 1
  • 434. caulk verb –. caulk, calk – (seal with caulking; ”caulk the window”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 434 / 1
  • 435. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 435 / 1
  • 436. caution verb –. (6) caution, admonish, monish – (warn strongly; put on guard) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 436 / 1
  • 437. cease verb –1. (25) discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off – (put an end to a state or an activity; ”Quit teasing your little brother”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 437 / 1
  • 438. cede verb –1. concede, yield, cede, grant – (give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 438 / 1
  • 439. celebrate verb –1. (11) observe, celebrate, keep – (behave as expected during of holidays or rites; ”Keep the commandments”; ”celebrate Christmas”; ”Observe Yom Kippur”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 439 / 1
  • 440. cement verb –1. (2) cement – (make fast as if with cement; ”We cemented our friendship”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 440 / 1
  • 441. censor verb –1. ban, censor – (forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 441 / 1
  • 442. censure verb –. reprimand, censure, criminate – (rebuke formally) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 442 / 1
  • 443. center verb –1. (11) focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, center – (center upon; ”Her entire attention centered on her children”; ”Our day revolved around our work”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 443 / 1
  • 444. centralize verb –. (2) centralize, centralise, concentrate – (make central; ”The Russian government centralized the distribution of food”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 444 / 1
  • 445. certify verb –1. (4) attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence – (provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one’s behavior, attitude, or external attributes; ”His high fever attested to his illness”; ”The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication”; ”This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 445 / 1
  • 446. chafe verb –1. (2) chafe, gall, fret – (become or make sore by or as if by rubbing) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 446 / 1
  • 447. chain verb –1. chain – (connect or arrange into a chain by linking) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 447 / 1
  • 448. chair verb –1. chair, chairman – (act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university; ”She chaired the department for many years”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 448 / 1
  • 449. chalk verb –. chalk – (write, draw, or trace with chalk) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 449 / 1
  • 450. challenge verb –1. (12) challenge, dispute, gainsay – (take exception to; ”She challenged his claims”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 450 / 1
  • 451. champ verb –1. champ – (chafe at the bit, like horses) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 451 / 1
  • 452. champion verb –. (1) champion, defend – (protect or fight for as a champion) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 452 / 1
  • 453. chance verb –1. (2) chance – (be the case by chance; ”I chanced to meet my old friend in the street”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 453 / 1
  • 454. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 454 / 1
  • 455. channel verb –1. (1) impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel – (transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; ”Sound carries well over water”; ”The airwaves carry the sound”; ”Many metals conduct heat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 455 / 1
  • 456. chant verb –1. (6) chant, intone, intonate, cantillate – (recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm; ”The rabbi chanted a prayer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 456 / 1
  • 457. chaperone verb –. chaperone, chaperon – (accompany as a chaperone) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 457 / 1
  • 458. char verb –1. char, coal – (burn to charcoal; ”Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 458 / 1
  • 459. characterize verb –1. (9) qualify, characterize, characterise – (describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; ”You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist”; ”This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 459 / 1
  • 460. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 460 / 1
  • 461. charm verb –1. (2) capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant – (attract; cause to be enamored; ”She captured all the men’s hearts”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 461 / 1
  • 462. chart verb –1. (5) chart – (make a chart of; ”chart the territory”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 462 / 1
  • 463. charter verb –1. (1) rent, hire, charter, lease – (hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 463 / 1
  • 464. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 464 / 1
  • 465. chastise verb –. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct – (censure severely; ”She chastised him for his insensitive remarks”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 465 / 1
  • 466. chatter verb –1. (1) chatter, click – (click repeatedly or uncontrollably; ”Chattering teeth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 466 / 1
  • 467. chauffeur verb –. drive around, chauffeur – (drive someone in a vehicle) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 467 / 1
  • 468. cheapen verb –. degrade, cheapen – (lower the grade of something; reduce its worth) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 468 / 1
  • 469. cheat verb –1. (2) cheat, rip off, chisel – (deprive somebody of something by deceit; ”The con-man beat me out of 50”; ”This salesman ripped us off!”; ”we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme”; ”They chiseled me out of my money”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 469 / 1
  • 470. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 470 / 1
  • 471. cheer verb –1. (1) cheer, hearten, recreate, embolden – (give encouragement to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 471 / 1
  • 472. cheese verb –1. cheese – (used in the imperative (get away, or stop it); ”Cheese it!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 472 / 1
  • 473. cherish verb –. (13) care for, cherish, hold dear, treasure – (be fond of; be attached to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 473 / 1
  • 474. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 474 / 1
  • 475. chide verb –. (3) call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast – (censure severely or angrily; ”The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger’s car”; ”The deputy ragged the Prime Minister”; ”The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 475 / 1
  • 476. chill verb –1. (2) chill – (depress or discourage; ”The news of the city’s surrender chilled the soldiers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 476 / 1
  • 477. chip verb –1. (1) chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off – (break off (a piece from a whole); ”Her tooth chipped”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 477 / 1
  • 478. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 478 / 1
  • 479. chomp verb –. chomp, champ – (chew noisily; ”The boy chomped his sandwich”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 479 / 1
  • 480. choose verb –1. (80) choose, take, select, pick out – (pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; ”Take any one of these cards”; ”Choose a good husband for your daughter”; ”She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 480 / 1
  • 481. chop verb –1. (2) chop, chop up – (cut into pieces; ”Chop wood”; ”chop meat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 481 / 1
  • 482. choreograph verb –1. (5) choreograph – (compose a sequence of dance steps, often to music; ”Balanchine choreographed many pieces to Stravinsky’s music”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 482 / 1
  • 483. chronicle verb –. (1) chronicle – (record in chronological order; make a historical record) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 483 / 1
  • 484. chunk verb –1. lump, chunk – (put together indiscriminately; ”lump together all the applicants”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 484 / 1
  • 485. churn verb –1. (1) churn – (stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 485 / 1
  • 486. circle verb –1. (6) circle – (travel around something; ”circle the globe”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 486 / 1
  • 487. circulate verb –1. (2) go around, spread, circulate – (become widely known and passed on; ”the rumor spread”; ”the story went around in the office”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 487 / 1
  • 488. circumnavigate verb –. circumnavigate, compass – (travel around, either by plane or ship; ”We compassed the earth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 488 / 1
  • 489. circumscribe verb –1. (1) circumscribe – (draw a line around; ”He drew a circle around the points”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 489 / 1
  • 490. circumvent verb –1. besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumvent – (surround so as to force to give up; ”The Turks besieged Vienna”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 490 / 1
  • 491. cite verb –1. (13) mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer – (make reference to; ”His name was mentioned in connection with the invention”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 491 / 1
  • 492. civilize verb –1. educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise – (teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment; ”Cultivate your musical taste”; ”Train your tastebuds”; ”She is well schooled in poetry”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 492 / 1
  • 493. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 493 / 1
  • 494. clamp verb –1. (7) clamp – (fasten or fix with a clamp; ”clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 494 / 1
  • 495. clang verb –. (3) clang, clangor – (make a loud noise; ”clanging metal”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 495 / 1
  • 496. clank verb –. (1) clank – (make a clank; ”the train clanked through the village”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 496 / 1
  • 497. clap verb –1. (2) clap – (put quickly or forcibly; ”The judge clapped him in jail”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 497 / 1
  • 498. clarify verb –1. (3) clarify, clear up, elucidate – (make clear and (more) comprehensible; ”clarify the mystery surrounding her death”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 498 / 1
  • 499. clasp verb –1. (4) clasp – (hold firmly and tightly) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 499 / 1
  • 500. classify verb –1. (14) classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate – (arrange or order by classes or categories; ”How would you classify these pottery shards–are they prehistoric?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 500 / 1
  • 501. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 501 / 1
  • 502. cleanse verb –1. (1) cleanse, clean – (clean one’s body or parts thereof, as by washing; ”clean up before you see your grandparents”; ”clean your fingernails before dinner”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 502 / 1
  • 503. clear verb –1. (16) unclutter, clear – (rid of obstructions; ”Clear your desk”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 503 / 1
  • 504. clench verb –1. (1) clench, clinch – (hold in a tight grasp; ”clench a steering wheel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 504 / 1
  • 505. click verb –1. (5) snap, click – (move or strike with a noise; ”he clicked on the light”; ”his arm was snapped forward”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 505 / 1
  • 506. climb verb –1. (36) climb, climb up, mount, go up – (go upward with gradual or continuous progress; ”Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 506 / 1
  • 507. clinch verb –1. (3) clinch – (secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts; ”The girder was clinched into the wall”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 507 / 1
  • 508. clink verb –1. (1) clink – (make a high sound typical of glass; ”champagne glasses clinked to make a toast”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 508 / 1
  • 509. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 509 / 1
  • 510. clobber verb –1. (2) clobber, baste, batter – (strike violently and repeatedly; ”She clobbered the man who tried to attack her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 510 / 1
  • 511. clock verb –. (1) clock, time – (measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; ”he clocked the runners”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 511 / 1
  • 512. clog verb –1. (4) clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul – (become or cause to become obstructed; ”The leaves clog our drains in the Fall”; ”The water pipe is backed up”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 512 / 1
  • 513. clone verb –. clone – (make multiple identical copies of; ”people can clone a sheep nowadays”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 513 / 1
  • 514. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 514 / 1
  • 515. closet verb –. closet – (confine to a small space, as for intensive work) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 515 / 1
  • 516. clot verb –1. (1) clot, coagulate – (change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state; ”coagulated blood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 516 / 1
  • 517. clothe verb –1. (4) dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel – (provide with clothes or put clothes on; ”Parents must feed and dress their child”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 517 / 1
  • 518. cloud verb –1. (1) overcast, cloud – (make overcast or cloudy; ”Fall weather often overcasts our beaches”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 518 / 1
  • 519. clout verb –. clout – (strike hard, especially with the fist; ”He clouted his attacker”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 519 / 1
  • 520. club verb –1. club – (unite with a common purpose; ”The two men clubbed together”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 520 / 1
  • 521. clue verb –. clue, clew – (roll into a ball) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 521 / 1
  • 522. cluster verb –1. (4) cluster, constellate, flock, clump – (come together as in a cluster or flock; ”The poets constellate in this town every summer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 522 / 1
  • 523. clutch verb –1. (16) seize, prehend, clutch – (take hold of; grab; ”The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter”; ”She clutched her purse”; ”The mother seized her child by the arm”; ”Birds of prey often seize small mammals”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 523 / 1
  • 524. clutter verb –. clutter, clutter up – (fill a space in a disorderly way) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 524 / 1
  • 525. co-opt verb –1. (1) co-opt – (choose or elect as a fellow member or colleague; ”The church members co-opted individuals from similar backgrounds to replenish the congregation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 525 / 1
  • 526. co-ordinate verb –1. (9) organize, organise, coordinate – (bring order and organization to; ”Can you help me organize my files?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 526 / 1
  • 527. co-sponsor verb –. (2) cosponsor – (sponsor together with another sponsor) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 527 / 1
  • 528. co-star verb –1. co-star – (feature as the co-star in a performance) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 528 / 1
  • 529. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 529 / 1
  • 530. coat verb –1. (3) coat, surface – (put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; ”coat the cake with chocolate”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 530 / 1
  • 531. coax verb –. (5) wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle – (influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; ”He palavered her into going along”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 531 / 1
  • 532. cobble verb –1. cobble, cobblestone – (pave with cobblestones) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 532 / 1
  • 533. cock verb –1. (2) cock – (tilt or slant to one side; ”cock one’s head”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 533 / 1
  • 534. cod verb –1. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across – (fool or hoax; ”The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone”; ”You can’t fool me!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 534 / 1
  • 535. coddle verb –1. (2) pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge – (treat with excessive indulgence; ”grandparents often pamper the children”; ”Let’s not mollycoddle our students!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 535 / 1
  • 536. code verb –1. (1) code – (attach a code to; ”Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 536 / 1
  • 537. codify verb –. (1) codify – (organize into a code or system, such as a body of law; ”Hammurabi codified the laws”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 537 / 1
  • 538. coerce verb –. (2) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 538 / 1
  • 539. collapse verb –1. (8) collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder – (break down, literally or metaphorically; ”The wall collapsed”; ”The business collapsed”; ”The dam broke”; ”The roof collapsed”; ”The wall gave in”; ”The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 539 / 1
  • 540. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 540 / 1
  • 541. collide verb –1. clash, jar, collide – (be incompatible; be or come into conflict; ”These colors clash”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 541 / 1
  • 542. colonize verb –1. (1) colonize, colonise – (settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world; ”Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 542 / 1
  • 543. color verb –1. (7) color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in – (add color to; ”The child colored the drawings”; ”Fall colored the trees”; ”colorize black and white film”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 543 / 1
  • 544. comb verb –1. (1) comb – (straighten with a comb; ”comb your hair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 544 / 1
  • 545. combat verb –. (7) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 545 / 1
  • 546. combine verb –1. (14) unite, combine – (have or possess in combination; ”she unites charm with a good business sense”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 546 / 1
  • 547. comfort verb –1. (4) comfort, soothe, console, solace – (give moral or emotional strength to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 547 / 1
  • 548. command verb –1. (10) command – (be in command of; ”The general commanded a huge army”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 548 / 1
  • 549. commandeer verb –. (1) commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate – (take arbitrarily or by force; ”The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 549 / 1
  • 550. commemorate verb –1. (3) commemorate, mark – (mark by some ceremony or observation; ”The citizens mark the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 550 / 1
  • 551. commence verb –1. (8) get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence – (take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; ”We began working at dawn”; ”Who will start?”; ”Get working as soon as the sun rises!”; ”The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia”; ”He began early in the day”; ”Let’s get down to work now”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 551 / 1
  • 552. commend verb –1. (10) commend – (express approval of) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 552 / 1
  • 553. comment verb –1. (23) comment, notice, remark, point out – (make or write a comment on; ”he commented the paper of his colleague”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 553 / 1
  • 554. commercialize verb –1. commercialize – (exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality; ”The hotel owners are commercializing the beaches”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 554 / 1
  • 555. commit verb –1. (12) perpetrate, commit, pull – (perform an act, usually with a negative connotation; ”perpetrate a crime”; ”pull a bank robbery”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 555 / 1
  • 556. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 556 / 1
  • 557. commute verb –1. (12) commute, transpose – (exchange positions without a change in value; ”These operators commute with each other”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 557 / 1
  • 558. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 558 / 1
  • 559. compartmentalize verb –. compartmentalize, compartmentalise, cut up – (separate into isolated compartments or categories; ”You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 559 / 1
  • 560. compassionate verb –. feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with – (share the suffering of) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 560 / 1
  • 561. compensate verb –1. (5) compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up – (adjust for; ”engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 561 / 1
  • 562. compile verb –1. (3) 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 562 / 1
  • 563. complement verb –. (3) complement – (make complete or perfect; supply what is wanting or form the complement to; ”I need some pepper to complement the sweet touch in the soup”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 563 / 1
  • 564. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 564 / 1
  • 565. complicate verb –1. (5) complicate, perplex – (make more complicated; ”There was a new development that complicated the matter”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 565 / 1
  • 566. compliment verb –1. (2) compliment, congratulate – (say something to someone that expresses praise; ”He complimented her on her last physics paper”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 566 / 1
  • 567. comport verb –1. behave, comport – (behave well or properly; ”The children must learn to behave”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 567 / 1
  • 568. compose verb –1. (14) compose – (form the substance of; ”Greed and ambition composed his personality”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 568 / 1
  • 569. compost verb –. compost – (convert to compost; ”compost organic debris”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 569 / 1
  • 570. compound verb –1. (6) intensify, compound, heighten, deepen – (make more intense, stronger, or more marked; ”The efforts were intensified”, ”Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her”; ”Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness”; ”This event only deepened my convictions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 570 / 1
  • 571. comprehend verb –1. (11) grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend – (get the meaning of something; ”Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 571 / 1
  • 572. compress verb –1. (6) compress, compact, pack together – (make more compact by or as if by pressing; ”compress the data”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 572 / 1
  • 573. comprise verb –1. (8) consist, comprise – (be composed of; ”The land he conquered comprised several provinces”; ”What does this dish consist of?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 573 / 1
  • 574. compromise verb –1. (3) compromise – (make a compromise; arrive at a compromise; ”nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 574 / 1
  • 575. compute verb –. (35) calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure – (make a mathematical calculation or computation) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 575 / 1
  • 576. computerize verb –1. computerize, computerise – (provide with computers; ”Our office is fully computerized now”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 576 / 1
  • 577. conceal verb –1. (8) hide, conceal – (prevent from being seen or discovered; ”Muslim women hide their faces”; ”hide the money”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 577 / 1
  • 578. concede verb –1. (10) concede, profess, confess – (admit (to a wrongdoing); ”She confessed that she had taken the money”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 578 / 1
  • 579. conceive verb –1. (21) gestate, conceive, conceptualize, conceptualise – (have the idea for; ”He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients”; ”This library was well conceived”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 579 / 1
  • 580. concentrate verb –1. (8) concentrate – (make denser, stronger, or purer; ”concentrate juice”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 580 / 1
  • 581. 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 (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 581 / 1