To ABDICATE — ABDICATION – (1756)
To ABDICATE. v. a.
To give up right ; to resign.
The act of abdicating ; resignation.
To ABSTAIN – (1785)
ACCURATE — ACCURATELY — ACCURATENESS – (1756)
1. Exact, as opposed to negligence or ignorance.
2. Exact, without defect or failure.
Exactly, without errour, nicely.
ADVERSE — ADVERSITY — ADVERSLY – (1756)
1. Acting with contrary direction.
2. Calamitous ; afflictive ; pernicious.
1. Affliction ; calamity.
2. The cause of our sorrow ; misfortune.
Oppositely ; unfortunately.
ADVERSE — ADVERSITY – (1785)
1. Acting with contrary direction ; as, two bodies in collision..
2. Figuratively, contrary to the wish or desire ; thence, calamitous ; afflictive ; pernicious. It is opposed to prosperous.
3. Personally opponent ; the person that counteracts another, or contests any thing.
ADVERSITY. n. s.
1. The curse of our sorrow ; affliction ; misfortune. In this sense it may have a plural.
2. The state of unhappiness ; misery.
ALL – (1785)
1. Being the whole number ; every one.
2. Being the whole quantity ; every part.
ALL. adv.Incert Text Code]
ALL. n. s.
1. The whole ; opposed to part, or nothing.
2. Every thing.
ALLIANCE – (1756)
1. The state of connection with another by confederacy ; a league.
2. Relation by marriage.
3. Relation by any form of kindred.
4. The persons allied to each other.
To ALTER – (1756)
To ALTER. v. a.
1. To change ; to make otherwise than it is.
To ALTER v. n.
To become otherwise than it was.
To APPLY – (1756)
To APPLY. v. a.
3. To make use of as relative or suitable.
4. To put to a certain use.
5. To use as means to an end.
7. To have recourse to, as a petitioner.
APPROBATION – (1756)
1. The act of approving, or expressing himself pleased.
2. The liking of any thing.
3. Attestation ; support.
ARMS – (1785)
ARMS. n. s.
1. Weapons of offence, or armour of defence.
2. A state of hostility.
3. War in general.
4. Action ; the act of taking arms.
5. The ensigns armorial of a family.
To ASCERTAIN — ASCERTAINER – (1756)
To ASCERTAIN. v. a.
1. To make certain ; to fix ; to establish.
2. To make confident.
The person that proves or establishes.