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(n) (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

(n) the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical community"

(n) a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"

(n) a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common; "the Christian community of the apostolic age"; "he was well known throughout the Catholic community"

(n) a group of nations having common interests; "they hoped to join the NATO community"

(n) a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

(n) common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions"

(n) agreement as to goals; "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"

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(v) exist over a prolonged period of time; "The bad weather continued for two more weeks"

(v) continue with one's activities; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"

(v) move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"

(v) allow to remain in a place or position; "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the

(v) keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"

(v) continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"

(v) continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"

(v) continue after an interruption; "The demonstration continued after a break for lunch"

(v) carry forward; "We continued our research into the cause of the illness"

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(n) people living in a large densely populated municipality; "the city voted for Republicans in 1994"

(n) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city"

(n) an incorporated administrative district established by state charter; "the city raised the tax rate"

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(n) an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"

(n) a unit of firefighters including their equipment; "a hook-and-ladder company"

(n) a social gathering of guests or companions; "the house was filled with company when I arrived"

(n) organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"

(n) small military unit; usually two or three platoons

(n) crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship

(n) a band of people associated temporarily in some activity; "they organized a party to search for food"; "the company of cooks walked into the kitchen"

(n) a social or business visitor; "the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"

(n) the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"

(v) be a companion to somebody

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(n) a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"

(n) a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"

(n) a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

(n) bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"

(n) the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"

(n) the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"

(n) an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

(n) the actual state of things; "that was not the case"

(n) nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence

(n) a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument; "he stated his case clearly"

(n) a problem requiring investigation; "Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir"

(n) an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"

(n) a person requiring professional services; "a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"

(n) a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case"

(n) a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation; "the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"; "the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"

(n) the quantity contained in a case

(n) a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"

(n) a specific state of mind that is temporary; "a case of the jitters"

(v) enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"

(v) look over, usually with the intention to rob; "They men cased the housed"

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(n) the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him"

(n) a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"

(n) a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"

(n) the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"

(n) an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"

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(n) the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date

(n) (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee; "he was ejected for protesting the call"

(n) brief visit in an official or professional capacity; "the pastor's visits to his parishioners"; "a visit to a dentist"; "the salesman's call on a customer"

(n) a brief social visit; "senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers"

(n) a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course; "he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call"

(n) a telephone connection; "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"

(n) an instruction that interrupts the program being executed; "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"

(n) the characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"

(n) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

(n) a request; "many calls for Christmas stories"; "not many calls for buggywhips"

(n) a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"

(n) a demand for a show of hands in a card game; "after two raises there was a call"

(n) a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement

(v) rouse somebody from sleep with a call; "I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"

(v) consider or regard as being; "I would not call her beautiful"

(v) challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of; "call the speaker on a question of fact"

(v) utter in a loud voice or announce; "He called my name"; "The auctioneer called the bids"

(v) order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role; "He was already called 4 times for jury duty"; "They called him to active military duty"

(v) order or request or give a command for; "The unions called a general strike for Sunday"

(v) lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal; "Call ducks"

(v) get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"

(v) order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"

(v) declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee; "call a runner out"

(v) challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense; "He deserves to be called on that"

(v) require the presentation of for redemption before maturation; "Call a bond"

(v) utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

(v) make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"

(v) ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality; "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"

(v) utter a characteristic note or cry; "bluejays called to one another"

(v) assign a specified, proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

(v) send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message; "Hawaii is calling!"; "A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling"

(v) read aloud to check for omissions or absentees; "Call roll"

(v) indicate a decision in regard to; "call balls and strikes behind the plate"

(v) give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance

(v) make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump"

(v) demand payment of (a loan); "Call a loan"

(v) call a meeting; invite or command to meet; "The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'"; "The new dean calls meetings every week"

(v) pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"

(v) make a stop in a harbour; "The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow"

(v) greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"

(v) stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather; "call a football game"

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(n) a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"

(n) a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"

(n) an immature childish person; "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby!"

(n) a member of a clan or tribe; "the children of Israel"

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(v) come to pass; arrive, as in due course; "The first success came three days later"; "It came as a shock"; "Dawn comes early in June"

(v) be found or available; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"

(v) happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"

(v) reach a state, relation, or condition; "The water came to a boil"; "We came to understand the true meaning of life"; "Their anger came to a boil"; "I came to realize the true meaning of life"

(v) have a certain priority; "My family comes first"

(v) come to one's mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her"

(v) cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"

(v) move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"

(v) reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

(v) be received; "News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"

(v) experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset"

(v) proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way"

(v) to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"

(v) develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"

(v) add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"

(v) extend or reach; "The water came up to my waist"; "The sleeves come to your knuckles"

(v) come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"

(v) enter or assume a condition, relation, use, or position; "He came into contact with a terrorist group"; "The shoes came untied"; "I came to see his point of view"; "her face went red with anger"; "The knot came loose"; "Your wish will come true"

(v) come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example; "She was descended from an old Italian noble family"; "he comes from humble origins"

(v) be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo"

(v) exist or occur in a certain point in a series; "Next came the student from France"

(v) come forth; "A scream came from the woman's mouth"; "His breath came hard"

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