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Do

do1  (do̅o̅;[unstressed]dŏŏ, də),USA pronunciation v.  and auxiliary v., pres. sing. 1st pers.  do, 2nd  do  or ([Archaic])  do•est  or  dost, 3rd  does  or ([Archaic])  do•eth  or  doth, pres. pl.  do*  past sing. 1st pers.  did, 2nd  did  or ([Archaic])  didst, 3rd  did, past pl.  did;
 past part.  done;
 pres. part.  do•ing;
 n., pl.  dos, do's. 
v.t. 
  1. to perform (an act, duty, role, etc.): Do nothing until you hear the bell.
  2. to execute (a piece or amount of work): to do a hauling job.
  3. to accomplish;
    finish;
    complete: He has already done his homework.
  4. to put forth;
    exert: Do your best.
  5. to be the cause of (good, harm, credit, etc.);
    bring about;
    effect.
  6. to render, give, or pay (homage, justice, etc.).
  7. to deal with, fix, clean, arrange, move, etc., (anything) as the case may require: to do the dishes.
  8. to travel;
    traverse: We did 30 miles today.
  9. to serve;
    suffice for: This will do us for the present.
  10. to condone or approve, as by custom or practice: That sort of thing simply isn't done.
  11. to travel at the rate of (a specified speed): He was doing 80 when they arrested him.
  12. to make or prepare: I'll do the salad.
  13. to serve (a term of time) in prison, or, sometimes, in office.
  14. to create, form, or bring into being: She does wonderful oil portraits.
  15. to translate into or change the form or language of: MGM did the book into a movie.
  16. to study or work at or in the field of: I have to do my math tonight.
  17. to explore or travel through as a sightseer: They did Greece in three weeks.
  18. (used with a pronoun, as it or that, or with a general noun, as thing, that refers to a previously mentioned action): You were supposed to write thank-you letters; do it before tomorrow, please.
  19. to wear out;
    exhaust;
    tire: That last set of tennis did me.
  20. to cheat, trick, or take advantage of: That crooked dealer did him for $500 at poker.
  21. to attend or participate in: Let's do lunch next week.
  22. to use (a drug or drugs), esp. habitually: The police report said he was doing cocaine.

v.i. 
  1. to act or conduct oneself;
    be in action;
    behave.
  2. to rob;
    steal from: The law got him for doing a lot of banks.
  3. to proceed: to do wisely.
  4. to get along;
    fare;
    manage: to do without an automobile.
  5. to be in health, as specified: Mother and child are doing fine.
  6. to serve or be satisfactory, as for the purpose;
    be enough;
    suffice: Will this do?
  7. to finish or be finished.
  8. to happen;
    take place;
    transpire: What's doing at the office?
  9. (used as a substitute to avoid repetition of a verb or full verb expression): I think as you do.

auxiliary verb. 
  1. (used in interrogative, negative, and inverted constructions): Do you like music? I don't care. Seldom do we witness such catastrophes.
  2. [Archaic.](used in imperatives with you or thou expressed;
    and occasionally as a metric filler in verse): Do thou hasten to the king's side. The wind did blow, the rain did fall.
  3. (used to lend emphasis to a principal verb): Do visit us!
  4. do a number on (someone). See  number (def. 27).
  5. do away with: 
    • to put an end to;
      abolish.
    • to kill.
  6. do by, to deal with;
    treat: He had always done well by his family.
  7. do for: 
    • to cause the defeat, ruin, or death of.
    • [Chiefly Brit.]to cook and keep house for;
      manage or provide for.
  8. do in, [Informal.]
    • to kill, esp. to murder.
    • to injure gravely or exhaust;
      wear out;
      ruin: The tropical climate did them in.
    • to cheat or swindle: He was done in by an unscrupulous broker.
  9. do one proud. See  proud (def. 11).
  10. do one's number. See  number (def. 28).
  11. do one's (own ) thing. See  thing 1 (def. 17).
  12. do or die, to make a supreme effort.
  13. do out of, [Informal.]to swindle;
    cheat: A furniture store did me out of several hundred dollars.
  14. do over, to redecorate.
  15. do time, [Informal.]to serve a term in prison: It's hard to get a decent job once you've done time.
  16. do to death. See  death (def. 15).
  17. do up, [Informal.]
    • to wrap and tie up.
    • to pin up or arrange (the hair).
    • to renovate;
      launder;
      clean.
    • to wear out;
      tire.
    • to fasten: Do up your coat.
    • to dress: The children were all done up in funny costumes.
  18. do with, to gain advantage or benefit from;
    make use of: I could do with more leisure time.
  19. do without: 
    • to forgo;
      dispense with.
    • to dispense with the thing mentioned: The store doesn't have any, so you'll have to do without.
  20. have to do with. See  have (def. 36).
  21. make do, to get along with what is at hand, despite its inadequacy: I can't afford a new coat so I have to make do with this one.

n. 
  1. a burst of frenzied activity;
    action;
    commotion.
  2. a hairdo or hair styling.
  3. a swindle;
    hoax.
  4. [Chiefly Brit.]a festive social gathering;
    party.
  5. dos and don'ts, customs, rules, or regulations: The dos and don'ts of polite manners are easy to learn.

Stop

stop (stop),USA pronunciation v.,  stopped  or (Archaic) stopt;
stop•ping;
 n. 
v.t. 
  1. to cease from, leave off, or discontinue: to stop running.
  2. to cause to cease;
    put an end to: to stop noise in the street.
  3. to interrupt, arrest, or check (a course, proceeding, process, etc.): Stop your work just a minute.
  4. to cut off, intercept, or withhold: to stop supplies.
  5. to restrain, hinder, or prevent (usually fol. by from): I couldn't stop him from going.
  6. to prevent from proceeding, acting, operating, continuing, etc.: to stop a speaker; to stop a car.
  7. to block, obstruct, or close (a passageway, channel, opening, duct, etc.) (usually fol. by up): He stopped up the sink with a paper towel. He stopped the hole in the tire with a patch.
  8. to fill the hole or holes in (a wall, a decayed tooth, etc.).
  9. to close (a container, tube, etc.) with a cork, plug, bung, or the like.
  10. to close the external orifice of (the ears, nose, mouth, etc.).
    • to check (a stroke, blow, etc.);
      parry;
      ward off.
    • to defeat (an opposing player or team): The Browns stopped the Colts.
    • [Boxing.]to defeat by a knockout or technical knockout: Louis stopped Conn in the 13th round.
  11. [Banking.]to notify a bank to refuse payment of (a check) upon presentation.
  12. [Bridge.]to have an honor card and a sufficient number of protecting cards to keep an opponent from continuing to win in (a suit).
    • to close (a fingerhole) in order to produce a particular note from a wind instrument.
    • to press down (a string of a violin, viola, etc.) in order to alter the pitch of the tone produced from it.
    • to produce (a particular note) by so doing.

v.i. 
  1. to come to a stand, as in a course or journey;
    halt.
  2. to cease moving, proceeding, speaking, acting, operating, etc.;
    to pause;
    desist.
  3. to cease;
    come to an end.
  4. to halt for a brief visit (often fol. by at, in, or by): He is stopping at the best hotel in town.
  5. stop by, to make a brief visit on one's way elsewhere: I'll stop by on my way home.
  6. stop down, (on a camera) to reduce (the diaphragm opening of a lens).
  7. stop in, to make a brief, incidental visit: If you're in town, be sure to stop in.
  8. stop off, to halt for a brief stay at some point on the way elsewhere: On the way to Rome we stopped off at Florence.
  9. stop out: 
    • to mask (certain areas of an etching plate, photographic negative, etc.) with varnish, paper, or the like, to prevent their being etched, printed, etc.
    • to withdraw temporarily from school: Most of the students who stop out eventually return to get their degrees.
  10. stop over, to stop briefly in the course of a journey: Many motorists were forced to stop over in that town because of floods.

n. 
  1. the act of stopping.
  2. a cessation or arrest of movement, action, operation, etc.;
    end: The noise came to a stop. Put a stop to that behavior!
  3. a stay or sojourn made at a place, as in the course of a journey: Above all, he enjoyed his stop in Trieste.
  4. a place where trains or other vehicles halt to take on and discharge passengers: Is this a bus stop?
  5. a closing or filling up, as of a hole.
  6. a blocking or obstructing, as of a passage or channel.
  7. a plug or other stopper for an opening.
  8. an obstacle, impediment, or hindrance.
  9. any piece or device that serves to check or control movement or action in a mechanism.
  10. a feature terminating a molding or chamfer.
  11. [Com.]
    • an order to refuse payment of a check.
    • See  stop order. 
    • the act of closing a fingerhole or pressing a string of an instrument in order to produce a particular note.
    • a device or contrivance, as on an instrument, for accomplishing this.
    • (in an organ) a graduated set of pipes of the same kind and giving tones of the same quality.
    • Also called  stop knob. a knob or handle that is drawn out or pushed back to permit or prevent the sounding of such a set of pipes or to control some other part of the organ.
    • (in a reed organ) a group of reeds functioning like a pipe-organ stop.
  12. an individual defensive play or act that prevents an opponent or opposing team from scoring, advancing, or gaining an advantage, as a catch in baseball, a tackle in football, or the deflection of a shot in hockey.
  13. a piece of small line used to lash or fasten something, as a furled sail.
    • an articulation that interrupts the flow of air from the lungs.
    • a consonant sound characterized by stop articulation, as p, b, t, d, k, and g. Cf.  continuant. 
  14. the diaphragm opening of a lens, esp. as indicated by an f- number.
    • See  stop bead. 
    • doorstop (def. 2).
  15. any of various marks used as punctuation at the end of a sentence, esp. a period.
  16. the word "stop'' printed in the body of a telegram or cablegram to indicate a period.
  17. stops, (used with a sing. v.) a family of card games whose object is to play all of one's cards in a predetermined sequence before one's opponents.
  18. a depression in the face of certain animals, esp. dogs, marking the division between the forehead and the projecting part of the muzzle. See diag. under  dog. 
  19. pull out all the stops: 
    • to use every means available.
    • to express, do, or carry out something without reservation.
stopless, adj. 
stopless•ness, n. 

Lights

lights (līts),USA pronunciation n.pl. 
  1. the lungs, esp. of sheep, pigs, etc.

Have

have (hav;[unstressed]həv, əv* [for 26 usually]haf ),USA pronunciation v.  and auxiliary v., pres. sing. 1st pers.  have, 2nd  have  or ([Archaic])  hast, 3rd  has  or ([Archaic])  hath, pres. pl.  have*  past sing. 1st pers.  had, 2nd  had  or ([Archaic]) ) hadst  or  had•dest, 3rd  had, past pl.  had;
 past part.  had;
 pres. part.  hav•ing, n. 
v.t. 
  1. to possess;
    own;
    hold for use;
    contain: He has property. The work has an index.
  2. to hold, possess, or accept in some relation, as of kindred or relative position: He wanted to marry her, but she wouldn't have him.
  3. to get, receive, or take: to have a part in a play; to have news.
  4. to experience, undergo, or endure, as joy or pain: Have a good time. He had a heart attack last year.
  5. to hold in mind, sight, etc.: to have doubts.
  6. to cause to, as by command or invitation: Have him come here at five.
  7. to be related to or be in a certain relation to: She has three cousins. He has a kind boss.
  8. to show or exhibit in action or words: She had the crust to refuse my invitation.
  9. to be identified or distinguished by;
    possess the characteristic of: He has a mole on his left cheek. This wood has a silky texture.
  10. to engage in or carry on: to have a talk; to have a fight.
  11. to partake of;
    eat or drink: He had cake and coffee for dessert.
  12. to permit or allow: I will not have any talking during the concert.
  13. to assert, maintain, or represent as being: Rumor has it that she's going to be married.
  14. to know, understand, or be skilled in: to have neither Latin nor Greek.
  15. to beget or give birth to: to have a baby.
  16. to hold an advantage over: He has you there.
  17. to outwit, deceive, or cheat: We realized we'd been had by an expert con artist.
  18. to control or possess through bribery;
    bribe.
  19. to gain possession of: There is none to be had at that price.
  20. to hold or put in a certain position or situation: The problem had me stumped. They had him where they wanted him.
  21. to exercise, display, or make use of: Have pity on him.
  22. to invite or cause to be present as a companion or guest: We had Evelyn and Everett over for dinner. He has his bodyguard with him at all times.
  23. to engage in sexual intercourse with.

v.i. 
  1. to be in possession of money or wealth: There are some who have and some who have not.

auxiliary verb. 
  1. (used with a past participle to form perfect tenses): She has gone. It would have been an enjoyable party if he hadn't felt downcast.
  2. to be required, compelled, or under obligation (fol. by infinitival to, with or without a main verb): I have to leave now. I didn't want to study, but I had to.
  3. had better or  best, ought to: You'd better go now, it's late.
  4. had rather. See  rather (def. 8).
  5. have at, to go at vigorously;
    attack: First he decided to have at his correspondence.
  6. have done, to cease;
    finish: It seemed that they would never have done with their struggle.
  7. have had it: 
    • to become weary of or disgusted with whatever one has been doing: I've been working like a fool, but now I've had it.
    • to suffer defeat;
      fail: He was a great pitcher, but after this season he'll have had it.
    • to have missed a last opportunity: He refused to take any more excuses and told them all that they'd had it.
    • to become unpopular or passé: Quiz shows have had it.
  8. have it coming, to merit or deserve: When they lost their fortune, everyone said that they had it coming.
  9. have it in for, to plan or wish to do something unpleasant to;
    hold a grudge against: She has it in for intelligent students who fail to use their abilities.
  10. have it out, to come to an understanding or decision through discussion or combat: We've been in disagreement about this for a long time, and I think we should have it out, once and for all.
  11. have on: 
    • to be clothed in;
      be wearing: She had on a new dress.
    • to have arranged or planned: What do you have on for Christmas?
    • to tease (a person);
      make the butt of a joke. Cf. put (def. 34).
  12. have to do with: 
    • to be connected or associated with: Your lack of confidence probably had a lot to do with your not getting the job.
    • to deal with;
      be concerned with: I will have nothing to do with their personal squabbles.
  13. to have and to hold, to possess legally;
    have permanent possession of: The house, with the mortgage finally paid, was at last their own to have and to hold.

n. 
  1. Usually,  haves. an individual or group that has wealth, social position, or other material benefits (contrasted with have-not).

Sensors

sen•sor (sensôr, -sər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a mechanical device sensitive to light, temperature, radiation level, or the like, that transmits a signal to a measuring or control instrument.
  2. a sense organ.
[1925–30;
sense + -or2]

How

how1  (hou),USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. in what way or manner;
    by what means?: How did the accident happen?
  2. to what extent, degree, etc.?: How damaged is the car?
  3. in what state or condition?: How are you?
  4. for what reason;
    why?: How can you talk such nonsense?
  5. to what effect;
    with what meaning?: How is one to interpret his action?
  6. what?: How do you mean? If they don't have vanilla, how about chocolate?
  7. (used as an intensifier): How seldom I go there!
  8. by what title or name?: How does one address the president?
  9. at what price: How are the new cars going, cheaper than last year's models?
  10. by what amount or in what measure or quantity?: How do you sell these tomatoes?
  11. in what form or shape?: How does the demon appear in the first act of the opera? How does the medication come?
  12. and how! [Informal.]certainly! you bet!: Am I happy? And how!
  13. Here's how, [Informal.](used as a toast).
  14. how come? [Informal.]how is it that? why?: How come you never visit us anymore?
  15. how so? how does it happen to be so? why?: You haven't any desire to go? How so?

conj. 
  1. the manner or way in which: He couldn't figure out how to solve the problem.
  2. about the manner, condition, or way in which: I don't care how you leave your desk when you go. Be careful how you act.
  3. in whatever manner or way;
    however: You can travel how you please.
  4. that: He told us how he was honest and could be trusted.

n. 
  1. a question concerning the way or manner in which something is done, achieved, etc.: a child's unending whys and hows.
  2. a way or manner of doing something: to consider all the hows and wherefores.
  3. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter H.

Red

red1  (red),USA pronunciation  n. adj.,  red•der, red•dest. 
n. 
  1. any of various colors resembling the color of blood;
    the primary color at one extreme end of the visible spectrum, an effect of light with a wavelength between 610 and 780 nm.
  2. something red.
  3. (often cap.) a radical leftist in politics, esp. a communist.
  4. See  red light (def. 1).
  5. red wine: a glass of red.
  6. Also called  red devil, red bird. [Slang.]a capsule of the drug secobarbital, usually red in color.
  7. in the red, operating at a loss or being in debt (opposed to in the black): The newspaper strike put many businesses in the red.
  8. paint the town red. See  paint (def. 16).
  9. see red, to become very angry;
    become enraged: Snobs make her see red.

adj. 
  1. of the color red.
  2. having distinctive areas or markings of red: a red robin.
  3. of or indicating a state of financial loss or indebtedness: the red column in the ledger.
  4. radically left politically.
  5. (often cap.) communist.
  6. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of North American Indian peoples: no longer in technical use.
redly, adv. 

Light

light1  (līt),USA pronunciation n., adj.,  -er,  -est, v.,  light•ed  or lit, light•ing. 
n. 
  1. something that makes things visible or affords illumination: All colors depend on light.
    • Also called  luminous energy, radiant energy. electromagnetic radiation to which the organs of sight react, ranging in wavelength from about 400 to 700 nm and propagated at a speed of 186,282 mi./sec (299,972 km/sec), considered variously as a wave, corpuscular, or quantum phenomenon.
    • a similar form of radiant energy that does not affect the retina, as ultraviolet or infrared rays.
  2. the sensation produced by stimulation of the organs of sight.
  3. an illuminating agent or source, as the sun, a lamp, or a beacon.
  4. the radiance or illumination from a particular source: the light of a candle.
  5. the illumination from the sun;
    daylight: We awoke at the first light.
  6. daybreak or dawn: when light appeared in the east.
  7. daytime: Summer has more hours of light.
  8. a particular light or illumination in which an object seen takes on a certain appearance: viewing the portrait in dim light.
  9. a device for or means of igniting, as a spark, flame, or match: Could you give me a light?
  10. a traffic light: Don't cross till the light changes.
  11. the aspect in which a thing appears or is regarded: Try to look at the situation in a more cheerful light.
  12. the state of being visible, exposed to view, or revealed to public notice or knowledge;
    limelight: Stardom has placed her in the light.
  13. a person who is an outstanding leader, celebrity, or example;
    luminary: He became one of the leading lights of Restoration drama.
  14. [Art.]
    • the effect of light falling on an object or scene as represented in a picture.
    • one of the brightest parts of a picture.
  15. a gleam or sparkle, as in the eyes.
  16. a measure or supply of light;
    illumination: The wall cuts off our light.
  17. spiritual illumination or awareness;
    enlightenment.
    • Also called  day. one compartment of a window or window sash.
    • a window, esp. a small one.
  18. mental insight;
    understanding.
  19. lights, the information, ideas, or mental capacities possessed: to act according to one's lights.
  20. a lighthouse.
  21. [Archaic.]the eyesight.
  22. bring to light, to discover or reveal: The excavations brought to light the remnants of an ancient civilization.
  23. come to light, to be discovered or revealed: Some previously undiscovered letters have lately come to light.
  24. hide one's light under a bushel, to conceal or suppress one's talents or successes.
  25. in a good (or  bad ) light, under favorable (or unfavorable) circumstances: She worshiped him, but then she'd only seen him in a good light.
  26. in (the) light of, taking into account;
    because of;
    considering: It was necessary to review the decision in the light of recent developments.
  27. light at the end of the tunnel, a prospect of success, relief, or redemption: We haven't solved the problem yet, but we're beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel.
  28. see the light: 
    • to come into existence or being.
    • to be made public.
    • to begin to accept or understand a point of view one formerly opposed: Her father was opposed to her attending an out-of-town college, but he finally saw the light.
  29. shed or  throw light on, to clarify;
    clear up: His deathbed confession threw light on a mystery of long standing.

adj. 
  1. having light or illumination;
    bright;
    well-lighted: the lightest room in the entire house.
  2. pale, whitish, or not deep or dark in color: a light blue.
  3. (of coffee or tea) containing enough milk or cream to produce a light color.

v.t. 
  1. to set burning, as a candle, lamp, fire, match, or cigarette;
    kindle;
    ignite.
  2. to turn or switch on (an electric light): One flick of the master switch lights all the lamps in the room.
  3. to give light to;
    furnish with light or illumination: The room is lighted by two large chandeliers.
  4. to make (an area or object) bright with or as if with light (often fol. by up): Hundreds of candles lighted up the ballroom.
  5. to cause (the face, surroundings, etc.) to brighten, esp. with joy, animation, or the like (often fol. by up): A smile lit up her face. Her presence lighted up the room.
  6. to guide or conduct with a light: a candle to light you to bed.

v.i. 
  1. to take fire or become kindled: The damp wood refused to light.
  2. to ignite a cigar, cigarette, or pipe for purposes of smoking (usually fol. by up): He took out a pipe and lighted up before speaking.
  3. to become illuminated when switched on: This table lamp won't light.
  4. to become bright, as with light or color (often fol. by up): The sky lights up at sunset.
  5. to brighten with animation or joy, as the face or eyes (often fol. by up).
lightful, adj. 
lightful•ly, adv. 

Work

work (wûrk),USA pronunciation  n., adj., v.,  worked  or (Archaic except for 35, 37, 40) wrought;
working.
 
n. 
  1. exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something;
    labor;
    toil.
  2. something on which exertion or labor is expended;
    a task or undertaking: The students finished their work in class.
  3. productive or operative activity.
  4. employment, as in some form of industry, esp. as a means of earning one's livelihood: to look for work.
  5. one's place of employment: Don't phone him at work.
  6. materials, things, etc., on which one is working or is to work.
  7. the result of exertion, labor, or activity;
    a deed or performance.
  8. a product of exertion, labor, or activity: musical works.
  9. an engineering structure, as a building or bridge.
  10. a building, wall, trench, or the like, constructed or made as a means of fortification.
  11. works: 
    • (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a place or establishment for manufacturing (often used in combination): ironworks.
    • the working parts of a machine: the works of a watch.
    • [Theol.]righteous deeds.
  12. force times the distance through which it acts;
    specifically, the transference of energy equal to the product of the component of a force that acts in the direction of the motion of the point of application of the force and the distance through which the point of application moves.
  13. at work: 
    • working, as at one's job: He's at work on a new novel.
    • in action or operation: to see the machines at work.
  14. gum up the works, to spoil something, as through blundering or stupidity: The surprise party was all arranged, but her little brother gummed up the works and told her.
  15. in the works, in preparation or being planned: A musical version of the book is in the works.
  16. make short work of, to finish or dispose of quickly: We made short work of the chocolate layer cake.
  17. out of work, unemployed;
    jobless: Many people in the area were out of work.
  18. shoot the works, to spend all one's resources: Let's shoot the works and order the crêpes suzette.
  19. the works: 
    • everything;
      all related items or matters: a hamburger with the works.
    • harsh or cruel treatment: to give someone the works.

adj. 
  1. of, for, or concerning work: work clothes.
  2. working (def. 18).

v.i. 
  1. to do work;
    labor.
  2. to be employed, esp. as a means of earning one's livelihood: He hasn't worked for six weeks.
  3. to be in operation, as a machine.
  4. to act or operate effectively: The pump will not work. The plan works.
  5. to attain a specified condition, as by repeated movement: The nails worked loose.
  6. to have an effect or influence, as on a person or on the mind or feelings of a person.
  7. to move in agitation, as the features under strong emotion.
  8. to make way with effort or under stress: The ship works to windward.
  9. to give slightly at the joints, as a vessel under strain at sea.
  10. [Mach.]to move improperly, as from defective fitting of parts or from wear.
  11. to undergo treatment by labor in a given way: This dough works slowly.
  12. to ferment, as a liquid.

v.t. 
  1. to use or manage (an apparatus, contrivance, etc.): She can work many business machines.
  2. to bring about (any result) by or as by work or effort: to work a change.
  3. to manipulate or treat by labor: to work butter.
  4. to put into effective operation.
  5. to operate (a mine, farm, etc.) for productive purposes: to work a coal mine.
  6. to carry on operations in (a district or region).
  7. to make, fashion, or execute by work.
  8. to achieve or win by work or effort: to work one's passage.
  9. to keep (a person, a horse, etc.) at work: She works her employees hard.
  10. to influence or persuade, esp. insidiously: to work other people to one's will.
  11. to exploit (someone or something) to one's advantage: See if you can work your uncle for a new car.He worked his charm in landing a new job.
  12. to make or decorate by needlework or embroidery: She worked a needlepoint cushion.
  13. to cause fermentation in.
  14. work in or  into: 
    • to bring or put in;
      add, merge, or blend: The tailor worked in the patch skillfully. Work the cream into the hands until it is completely absorbed.
    • to arrange a time or employment for: The dentist was very busy, but said she would be able to work me in late in the afternoon. They worked him into the new operation.
  15. work off: 
    • to lose or dispose of, as by exercise or labor: We decided to work off the effects of a heavy supper by walking for an hour.
    • to pay or fulfill by working: He worked off his debt by doing odd jobs.
  16. work on or  upon, to exercise influence on;
    persuade;
    affect: I'll work on her, and maybe she'll change her mind.
  17. work out: 
    • to bring about by work, effort, or action.
    • to solve, as a problem.
    • to arrive at by or as by calculation.
    • to pay (a debt) by working instead of paying money.
    • to exhaust, as a mine.
    • to issue in a result.
    • to evolve;
      elaborate.
    • to amount to (a total or specified figure);
      add up (to): The total works out to 176.
    • to prove effective or successful: Their marriage just didn't work out.
    • to practice, exercise, or train, esp. in order to become proficient in an athletic sport: The boxers are working out at the gym tonight.
  18. work over: 
    • to study or examine thoroughly: For my term paper I worked over 30 volumes of Roman history.
    • to beat unsparingly, esp. in order to obtain something or out of revenge: They threatened to work him over until he talked.
  19. work through, to deal with successfully;
    come to terms with: to work through one's feelings of guilt.
  20. work up: 
    • to move or stir the feelings;
      excite.
    • to prepare;
      elaborate: Work up some plans.
    • to increase in efficiency or skill: He worked up his typing speed to 70 words a minute.
  21. work up to, rise to a higher position;
    advance: He worked up to the presidency.

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