Here is this week’s vocabulary list.
analyze – (verb) 1. to study or determine the nature and relationship of the parts of by analysis; 2. to subject to scientific or grammatical analysis; 3. psychoanalyze.
cut² – (noun) 1a. (1) : an opening made with an edged instrument (2) : a wound made by something sharp : gash, 1b. a creek, channel, or inlet made by excavation or worn by natural action, 1c. a surface or outline left by cutting, 1d. a passage cut as a roadway, 1e. a grade or step especially in a social scale, 1f. a subset of a set such that when it is subtracted from the set the remainder is not connected, 1g. a pictorial illustration, 1h. track; 2. the act or an instance of cutting: as a : a gesture or expression that hurts the feelings, b : a straight passage or course, c : a stroke or blow with the edge of a knife or other edged tool, d : a lash with or as if with a whip, e : the act of reducing or removing a part, f : an act or turn of cutting cards; also : the result of cutting, g : the elimination of part of a large field from further participation, consideration, or competition (as in a golf tournament) —often used with miss or make to denote respectively being or not being among those eliminated; 3. something that is cut or cut off: as a : a length of cloth varying from 40 to 100 yards (36.6 to 91.4 meters), b : the yield of products cut especially during one harvest, c : a segment or section of a meat carcass or a part of one, d : a group of animals selected from a herd, e : share; 4. a voluntary absence from a class; 5a. a stroke that cuts a ball; also : the spin imparted by such a stroke, 5b. a swing by a batter at a pitched baseball, 5c. an exchange of captures in checkers; 6. a result of editing: as a : an abrupt transition from one sound or image to another in motion pictures, radio, or television, b : an edited version of a film; 7a. the shape and style in which a thing is cut, formed, or made, 7b. pattern, type, 7c. haircut.
give¹ – (verb) 1. to make a present of; 2a. to grant or bestow by formal action, 2b. to accord or yield to another; 3a. to put into the possession of another for his or her use, 3b. (1) : to administer as a sacrament (2) : to administer as a medicine, 3c. to commit to another as a trust or responsibility and usually for an expressed reason, 3d. to transfer from one’s authority or custody, 3e. to execute and deliver, 3f. to convey to another; 4a. to offer to the action of another : proffer, 4b. to yield (oneself) to a man in sexual intercourse; 5a. to present in public performance, 5b. to present to view or observation; 6. to provide by way of entertainment; 7. to propose as a toast; 8a. to designate as a share or portion : allot, 8b. to make assignment of (a name), 8c. to set forth as an actual or hypothetical datum, 8d. to attribute in thought or utterance : ascribe; 9a. to yield as a product, consequence, or effect : produce, 9b. to bring forth : bear; 10a. to yield possession of by way of exchange : pay, 10b. to dispose of for a price : sell; 11a. to deliver by some bodily action, 11b. to carry out (as a bodily movement), 11c. to inflict as punishment, 11d. to award by formal verdict; 12. to offer for consideration, acceptance, or use; 13a. to suffer the loss of : sacrifice, 13b. to offer as appropriate or due especially to something higher or more worthy, 13c. to apply freely or fully : devote, 13d. to offer as a pledge; 14a. to cause one to have or receive, 14b. to cause a person to catch by contagion, infection, or exposure; 15a. to allow one to have or take, 15b. to lead or attempt to lead —used with an infinitive; 16. to care to the extent of; 17. to make gifts or presents; 2a. to yield to physical force or strain, 2b. to collapse from the application of force or pressure, 2c. to undergo or submit to change; 18. to afford a view or passage : open; 19. to enter wholeheartedly into an activity.
interrupt – (verb) 1. to stop or hinder by breaking in; 2. to break the uniformity or continuity of; 3. to break in upon an action; especially : to break in with questions or remarks while another is speaking.
split¹ – (verb) 1a. to divide lengthwise usually along a grain or seam or by layers, 1b. to affect as if by cleaving or forcing apart; 2a. (1) : to tear or rend apart : burst (2) : to subject (an atom or atomic nucleus) to artificial disintegration by fission, 2b. to affect as if by breaking up or tearing apart : shatter; 3. to divide into parts or portions: as a : to divide between persons : share, b : to divide into factions, parties, or groups, c : to mark (a ballot) or cast or register (a vote) so as to vote for candidates of different parties, d (1) : to divide or break down (a chemical compound) into constituents (2) : to remove by such separation, e : to divide (stock) by issuing a larger number of shares to existing shareholders usually without increase in total par value; 4. to separate (the parts of a whole) by interposing something; 5. leave; 6a. to become split lengthwise or into layers, 6b. to break apart : burst; 7a. to become divided up or separated off, 7b. to sever relations or connections : separate, 7c. leave; especially : to leave without delay; 8. to apportion shares.
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