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Soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments; "bate hides and skins"
Flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons
Moderate or restrain; lessen the force of; "He bated his breath when talking about this affair"; "capable of bating his enthusiasm"


A portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
The act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
A strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
Wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"
(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
A light informal meal
A small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
A wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
A painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
Penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
Deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
To grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with


A sequence of 8 bits (enough to represent one character of alphanumeric data) processed as a single unit of information


(n.) Provisions; food; viands; especially, luxurious food; delicacies; dainties.


Call in an official matter, such as to attend court
Advance evidence for
Commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
Repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"
Refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
Make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
Refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work"
A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"


Stamp with a date; "The package is dated November 24"
Go on a date with; "Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"
Date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
Sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
A meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
A participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking"
The present; "they are up to date"; "we haven't heard from them to date"
The specified day of the month; "what is the date today?"
A particular day specified as the time something happens; "the date of the election is set by law"
The particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred; "he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"
Assign a date to; determine the


Be foolish or senile due to old age
Shower with love; show excessive affection for; "Grandmother dotes on her the twins"


An event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
The ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events
Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you);
The three daughters of Zeus
Decree or designate beforehand;


Have a celebration; "They were feting the patriarch of the family"; "After the exam, the students were celebrating"
An organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place); "a drama festival"
An elaborate party (often outdoors)


A movable barrier in a fence or wall
Restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment
A computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
Control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate
Passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
Supply with a gate; "The house was gated"
Total admission receipts at a sports event
United States computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the United States (born in 1955)


The emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
Dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards; "I hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians"


(n. pl.) Jutlanders; one of the Low German tribes, a portion of which settled in Kent, England, in the 5th century.


Any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals
Fly a kite; "Kids were kiting in the park"; "They kited the Red Dragon model"
Plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string
Soar or fly like a kite; "The pilot kited for a long time over the mountains"
A bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float
Get credit or money by using a bad check; "The businessman kited millions of dollars"
A bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value
Increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently; "He kited many checks"


Chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard
A substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid


A person's partner in marriage
A fellow member of a team; "it was his first start against his former teammates"
South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
One of a pair; "he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"
Place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game; "Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves"
Bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
A pair of people who live together; "a married couple from Chicago"
Engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"
A chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
An exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is m


A line that indicates a boundary
Verb - dispense or allot justice, a punishment, or harsh treatment.


Any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods
A slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"


Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
A device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
A deaf person who is unable to speak


(n. pl.) The buttocks.
(n. pl.) The two anterior of the four lobes on the dorsal side of the midbrain of most mammals; the anterior optic lobes.
(n. pl.) The umbones of a bivalve shell.