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Definition of mistake for in the Idioms Dictionary. mistake for phrase. What does mistake for expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

Definition of perceive as in the Idioms Dictionary. perceive as phrase. What does perceive as expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

  1. to prevent someone from doing something. The committee voted to prohibit people from leaving before the meeting was over. They prohibit anyone from being seated after the first act has started. 2. to keep someone out of some place. Our policy is to prohibit people from the beach area after dark.

Definition of regard as in the Idioms Dictionary. regard as phrase. What does regard as expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

Many historians regard the time of the Heian court as the greatest period in Japanese history. A. Same B. regard the time of the Heian court to be C. regard the time of the Heian court to have been D. consider that the time of the Heian court is E.

  1. to prevent someone from doing something. The committee voted to prohibit people from leaving before the meeting was over. They prohibit anyone from being seated after the first act has started. 2. to keep someone out of some place. Our policy is to prohibit people from the beach area after dark.

Definition of distinguish verb in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more.

Define regard as. regard as synonyms, regard as pronunciation, regard as translation, English dictionary definition of regard as. Verb 1. regard as - look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be...

  1. In order that, as in I stopped so that you could catch up. 2. With the result or consequence that, as in Mail the package now so that it will arrive on time. 3. so ... that.
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among

Also found in: Dictionary/thesaurus, Legal. and allocate something between someone or something; allocate something among someone or something to give or assign something to someone or something. ( Between with two, among with three or more.) The committee allocated the surplus cheese to the elderly people in the community.

pron. Used to indicate a reciprocal relationship or reciprocal actions among the members of the set referred to by the antecedent: The students help one another. The waiters followed one another into the room. See Usage Note at each other. pron 1.

Define each other. each other synonyms, each other pronunciation, each other translation, English dictionary definition of each other. pron. Each the other. Used to indicate that a relationship or an action is reciprocal among the members of the set referred to by the antecedent: The boys...

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adapted

Definition of adapted in the Idioms Dictionary. adapted phrase. What does adapted expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

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result

because of something that has happened. As a result of the accident, Tom couldn't walk for six months. We couldn't afford to borrow money for a house as a result of the rise in interest rates. to emerge from something; to be the outcome of something.

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aid

to help someone in some kind of trouble. Will you aid me in this difficulty? to help someone do something. He aided her in fixing up the back bedroom. Cliché to help someone; to incite someone to do something, possibly something that is wrong. (Originally a legal phrase.)

Definition of care about in the Idioms Dictionary. care about phrase. What does care about expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

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build

Also found in: Dictionary/thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia. Fig. something that makes someone start doing something. (*Typically: build ~; light ~; start ~.) The teacher built a fire under the students, and they really started working. You had better light a fire under your staff.

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centers

(redirected from centers) Also found in: Dictionary/thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia. to base something on someone or something. Let us center the discussion on Walter. Our whole meeting was centered on the conservation question. to make someone or something the central point in something; to be based on someone or something.

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compare

Definition of compare in the Idioms Dictionary. compare phrase. What does compare expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

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concern

Definition of concern in the Idioms Dictionary. concern phrase. What does concern expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

Definition of convert from in the Idioms Dictionary. convert from phrase. What does convert from expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

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decide

to choose someone or something; to make a judgment about some aspect of someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) Will you please hurry up and decide upon someone to vote for? I decided on chocolate. to rule against someone or something; to make a judgment against someone or something.

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draw

( oneself ) aside [for someone] to move aside. I drew myself aside so the children could pass. He drew himself aside so Maggie could pass. ( someone or something ) from something to sketch (someone or something) from a particular source, such as memory, real life, a photograph, etc.

(redirected from dream of) and dream of someone or something to have mental pictures about someone or something, especially in one's sleep. I dreamed about you all night last night. I dreamed of a huge chocolate cake.

Define either-or. either-or synonyms, either-or pronunciation, either-or translation, English dictionary definition of either-or. n. A strictly limited choice or division between only two options. adj. Of or characterized by a choice or division limited strictly between two options:...