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  • fasten — [fas′ən, fäs′ən] vt. [ME fastnen < OE fæstnian < base of fæst: see FAST1] 1. to join (one thing to another); attach; connect 2. to make fast or secure, as by locking, shutting, buttoning, etc.; fix firmly in place 3. to hold, fix, or direct …   English World dictionary

  • pursue — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. follow (see pursuit); continue; seek after; be engaged in, undertake. See inquiry, undertaking, business. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To chase] Syn. seek, hound, track, track down, dog, shadow, search… …   English dictionary for students

  • dangle — v 1. hang, hang down, depend, droop, sag; drag, draggle, trail; swing, sway, oscillate, librate. 2. flaunt, flourish, wave, brandish, hold up. 3. follow, follow at heel, hang about or around, hang on the skirts or sleeve of, attach oneself to,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hunt — I verb burrow, chase, chase after, conduct a search, consectari, delve for, ensnare, explore, fasten oneself upon, ferret, follow, follow close upon, follow the trail, forage, give chase, go after, go in pursuit of, go in search of, grope for,… …   Law dictionary

  • land — n 1. earth, ground, terra firma, terra, dry land, solid ground; shore, seashore, coast, seacoast, 638coastland, beach, waterside, foreshore; continent, subcontinent, mainland, main, island, islet, isthmus, neck, peninsula, cape, foreland; reef,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Taking — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Taking >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 taking taking &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 reception reception &c.(taking in) 296 Sgm: N 1 deglutition deglutition &c.(taking food) 298 Sgm: N 1 appropriation appropriation prehension …   English dictionary for students

  • put — v 1. place, pose, set, lay; drop, Inf. plop, Inf. plunk, Inf. plank, plump; park, station, post, stand; plant, implant, imbed; perch, mount, deposit; situate, locate, emplace, position, center; dispose, allocate, install, collocate, spot,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • apply — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. put or lay on, use; ask, request; work, persevere (See resolution). II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make a request] Syn. petition, demand, appeal, put in for; see ask 1 , beg 1 , try out for . 2. [To make… …   English dictionary for students

  • Thought — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Thought >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 thought thought Sgm: N 1 exercitation of the intellect exercitation of the intellect exercise of the intellect Sgm: N 1 intellection intellection Sgm: N 1 reflection reflection… …   English dictionary for students

  • stick — I. /stɪk / (say stik) noun 1. a branch or shoot of a tree or shrub cut or broken off. 2. a relatively long and slender piece of wood. 3. an elongated piece of wood for burning, for carpentry, or for any special purpose. 4. a rod or wand; a baton …   Australian English dictionary

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