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(v. t.) Alt. of Areed


(a.) Of or pertaining to an area; as, areal interstices (the areas or spaces inclosed by the reticulate vessels of leaves).


(adv.) Backward; in or to the rear; behindhand.
(v. t. & i.) To raise; to set up; to stir up.


(a.) To spread.
(n.) An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading, and baking.
(n.) Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.
(v. t.) To cover with bread crumbs, preparatory to cooking; as, breaded cutlets.


(n.) See Commutator.
(v. i.) To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder.
(v. i.) To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed vessel, a bag.
(v. i.) To burst forth; to make its way; to come to view; to appear; to dawn.
(v. i.) To burst forth violently, as a storm.
(v. i.) To open up; to be scattered; to be dissipated; as, the clouds are breaking.
(v. i.) To become weakened in constitution or faculties; to lose health or strength.
(v. i.) To be crushed, or overwhelmed with sorrow or grief; as, my heart is breaking.
(v. i.) To fall in business; to become bankrupt.
(v. i.) To make an abrupt or sudden change; to change the gait; as, to break into a run or gallop.
(v. i.) To fail in musical quality; as, a singer's voice breaks when it is strained beyond its compass and a tone or note is not completed, but degenerates into an unmusical sound instead. Also, to change in tone, as a boy's voice at puberty.
(v. i.) To fall out; to terminate friendship.
(v. t.) To strain apart; to sever by fracture; to divide with violence; as, to break a rope or chain; to break a seal; to break an axle; to break rocks or coal; to break a lock.
(v. t.) To lay open as by breaking; to divide; as, to break a package of goods.
(v. t.) To lay open, as a purpose; to disclose, divulge, or communicate.
(v. t.) To infringe or violate, as an obligation, law, or promise.
(v. t.) To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate; as, to break silence; to break one's sleep; to break one's journey.
(v. t.) To destroy the completeness of; to remove a part from; as, to break a set.
(v. t.) To destroy the arrangement of; to throw into disorder; to pierce; as, the cavalry were not able to break the British squares.
(v. t.) To shatter to pieces; to reduce to fragments.
(v. t.) To exchange for other money or currency of smaller denomination; as, to break a five dollar bill.
(v. t.) To destroy the strength, firmness, or consistency of; as, to break flax.
(v. t.) To weaken or impair, as health, spirit, or mind.
(v. t.) To diminish the force of; to lessen the shock of, as a fall or blow.
(v. t.) To impart, as news or information; to broach; -- with to, and often with a modified word implying some reserve; as, to break the news gently to the widow; to break a purpose cautiously to a friend.
(v. t.) To tame; to reduce to subjection; to make tractable; to discipline; as, to break a horse to the harness or saddle.
(v. t.) To destroy the financial credit of; to make bankrupt; to ruin.
(v. t.) To destroy the official character and standing of; to cashier; to dismiss.
(v. t.) An opening made by fracture or disruption.
(v. t.) An interruption of continuity; change of direction; as, a break in a wall; a break in the deck of a ship.
(v. t.) A projection or recess from the face of a building.
(v. t.) An opening or displacement in the circuit, interrupting the electrical current.
(v. t.) An interruption; a pause; as, a break in friendship; a break in the conversation.
(v. t.) An interruption in continuity in writing or printing, as where there is an omission, an unfilled line, etc.
(v. t.) The first appearing, as of light in the morning; the dawn; as, the break of day; the break of dawn.
(v. t.) A large four-wheeled carriage, having a straight body and calash top, with the driver's seat in front and the footman's behind.
(v. t.) A device for checking motion, or for measuring friction. See Brake, n. 9 & 10.


(n.) A European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis, little valued as food. Several species are known.
(n.) An American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes. See Pondfish.
(n.) A marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera. See Sea Bream.
(v. t.) To clean, as a ship's bottom of adherent shells, seaweed, etc., by the application of fire and scraping.


(n.) The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking.
(v. i.) To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances; as, shoes creak.
(v. t.) To produce a creaking sound with.


(n.) The rich, oily, and yellowish part of milk, which, when the milk stands unagitated, rises, and collects on the surface. It is the part of milk from which butter is obtained.
(n.) The part of any liquor that rises, and collects on the surface.
(n.) A delicacy of several kinds prepared for the table from cream, etc., or so as to resemble cream.
(n.) A cosmetic; a creamlike medicinal preparation.
(n.) The best or choicest part of a thing; the quintessence; as, the cream of a jest or story; the cream of a collection of books or pictures.
(v. i.) To form or become covered with cream; to become thick like cream; to assume the appearance of cream; hence, to grow stiff or formal; to mantle.
(v. t.) To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream.
(v. t.) To take off the best or choicest part of.
(v. t.) To furnish with, or as with, cream.


(a.) Exciting great fear or apprehension; causing terror; frightful; dreadful.
(a.) Inspiring with reverential fear; awful' venerable; as, dread sovereign; dread majesty; dread tribunal.
(n.) Great fear in view of impending evil; fearful apprehension of danger; anticipatory terror.
(n.) Reverential or respectful fear; awe.
(n.) An object of terrified apprehension.
(n.) A person highly revered.
(n.) Fury; dreadfulness.
(n.) Doubt; as, out of dread.
(v. i.) To be in dread, or great fear.
(v. t.) To fear in a great degree; to regard, or look forward to, with terrific apprehension.


(n.) The thoughts, or series of thoughts, or imaginary transactions, which occupy the mind during sleep; a sleeping vision.
(n.) A visionary scheme; a wild conceit; an idle fancy; a vagary; a revery; -- in this sense, applied to an imaginary or anticipated state of happiness; as, a dream of bliss; the dream of his youth.
(n.) To have ideas or images in the mind while in the state of sleep; to experience sleeping visions; -- often with of; as, to dream of a battle, or of an absent friend.
(n.) To let the mind run on in idle revery or vagary; to anticipate vaguely as a coming and happy reality; to have a visionary notion or idea; to imagine.
(v. t.) To have a dream of; to see, or have a vision of, in sleep, or in idle fancy; -- often followed by an objective clause.


(a.) Dismal; gloomy with solitude.
(n.) Sadness; dismalness.


(n.) A sudden causeless change or turn of the mind; a whim of fancy; a capricious prank; a vagary or caprice.
(v. t.) To variegate; to checker; to streak.


(n.) The whole; the gross; as, a contract to build a ship by the great.
(superl.) Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous; expanded; -- opposed to small and little; as, a great house, ship, farm, plain, distance, length.
(superl.) Large in number; numerous; as, a great company, multitude, series, etc.
(superl.) Long continued; lengthened in duration; prolonged in time; as, a great while; a great interval.
(superl.) Superior; admirable; commanding; -- applied to thoughts, actions, and feelings.
(superl.) Endowed with extraordinary powers; uncommonly gifted; able to accomplish vast results; strong; powerful; mighty; noble; as, a great hero, scholar, genius, philosopher, etc.
(superl.) Holding a chief position; elevated: lofty: eminent; distingushed; foremost; principal; as, great men; the great seal; the great marshal, etc.
(superl.) Entitled to earnest consideration; weighty; important; as, a great argument, truth, or principle.
(superl.) Pregnant; big (with young).
(superl.) More than ordinary in degree; very considerable in degree; as, to use great caution; to be in great pain.
(superl.) Older, younger, or more remote, by single generation; -- often used before grand to indicate one degree more remote in the direct line of descent; as, great-grandfather (a grandfather's or a grandmother's father), great-grandson, etc.


(n.) One of the nymphs of mountains and grottoes.


(n.) A step or stepping; pressure with the foot; a footstep; as, a nimble tread; a cautious tread.
(n.) Manner or style of stepping; action; gait; as, the horse has a good tread.
(n.) Way; track; path.
(n.) The act of copulation in birds.
(n.) The upper horizontal part of a step, on which the foot is placed.
(n.) The top of the banquette, on which soldiers stand to fire over the parapet.
(n.) The part of a wheel that bears upon the road or rail.
(n.) The part of a rail upon which car wheels bear.
(n.) The chalaza of a bird's egg; the treadle.
(n.) A bruise or abrasion produced on the foot or ankle of a horse that interferes. See Interfere, 3.
(v. i.) To set the foot; to step.
(v. i.) To walk or go; especially, to walk with a stately or a cautious step.
(v. i.) To copulate; said of birds, esp. the males.
(v. t.) To step or walk on.
(v. t.) To beat or press with the feet; as, to tread a path; to tread land when too light; a well-trodden path.
(v. t.) To go through or accomplish by walking, dancing, or the like.
(v. t.) To crush under the foot; to trample in contempt or hatred; to subdue.
(v. t.) To copulate with; to feather; to cover; -- said of the male bird.


(n.) A parley; a conference.
(n.) An entertainment given as an expression of regard.
(n.) That which affords entertainment; a gratification; a satisfaction; as, the concert was a rich treat.
(v. i.) To discourse; to handle a subject in writing or speaking; to make discussion; -- usually with of; as, Cicero treats of old age and of duties.
(v. i.) To negotiate; to come to terms of accommodation; -- often followed by with; as, envoys were appointed to treat with France.
(v. i.) To give a gratuitous entertainment, esp. of food or drink, as a compliment.
(v. t.) To handle; to manage; to use; to bear one's self toward; as, to treat prisoners cruelly; to treat children kindly.
(v. t.) To discourse on; to handle in a particular manner, in writing or speaking; as, to treat a subject diffusely.
(v. t.) To entertain with food or drink, especially the latter, as a compliment, or as an expression of friendship or regard; as, to treat the whole company.
(v. t.) To negotiate; to settle; to make terms for.
(v. t.) To care for medicinally or surgically; to manage in the use of remedies or appliances; as, to treat a disease, a wound, or a patient.
(v. t.) To subject to some action; to apply something to; as, to treat a substance with sulphuric acid.
(v. t.) To entreat; to beseech.


(a.) Of or pertaining to urea; containing, or consisting of, urea; as, ureal deposits.


(v. i.) To reck; to care.
(v. t.) To revenge; to avenge.
(v. t.) To execute in vengeance or passion; to inflict; to hurl or drive; as, to wreak vengeance on an enemy.
(v. t.) Revenge; vengeance; furious passion; resentment.