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mao [ma.u.] : is (v.)

Derivatives of mao

n. (substance)1. atomic number 4, be, beryllium, gluciniuma light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element.
~ metal, metallic elementany of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc..
~ berylthe chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems.
~ chrysoberyla rare hard yellow green mineral consisting of beryllium aluminate in crystal form; used as a gemstone.
~ gadolinite, ytterbitea mineral that is a source of rare earths; consists of silicates of iron and beryllium and cerium and yttrium and erbium.
v. (stative)2. behave the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun).; "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
~ lookhave a certain outward or facial expression.; "How does she look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the surgery"
~ suffer, hurtfeel pain or be in pain.
~ be wellbe healthy; feel good.; "She has not been well lately"
~ sufferfeel unwell or uncomfortable.; "She is suffering from the hot weather"
~ feelbe conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state.; "My cold is gone--I feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the long hike"; "She felt sad after her loss"
~ remain, stay, reststay the same; remain in a certain state.; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
~ continueexist over a prolonged period of time.; "The bad weather continued for two more weeks"
~ coruscate, sparkle, scintillatebe lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity.; "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"
~ befuddle, confound, bedevil, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throwbe confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
~ ranktake or have a position relative to others.; "This painting ranks among the best in the Western World"
~ pointbe positionable in a specified manner.; "The gun points with ease"
~ need, want, requirehave need of.; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
~ compact, packhave the property of being packable or of compacting easily.; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
~ restnot move; be in a resting position.
~ cutallow incision or separation.; "This bread cuts easily"
~ seethe, boilbe in an agitated emotional state.; "The customer was seething with anger"
~ moon about, moon around, mopebe apathetic, gloomy, or dazed.
~ appear, seem, lookgive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect.; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"
~ seem, appearseem to be true, probable, or apparent.; "It seems that he is very gifted"; "It appears that the weather in California is very bad"
~ owebe in debt.; "She owes me $200"; "I still owe for the car"; "The thesis owes much to his adviser"
~ belongbe owned by; be in the possession of.; "This book belongs to me"
~ coverbe sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of.; "Is this enough to cover the check?"
~ representbe representative or typical for.; "This period is represented by Beethoven"
~ accountbe the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something.; "Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam"
~ cut acrossbe contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations.; "Opinions on bombing the Serbs cut across party lines"
~ begin, starthave a beginning characterized in some specified way.; "The novel begins with a murder"; "My property begins with the three maple trees"; "Her day begins with a workout"; "The semester begins with a convocation ceremony"
~ beginhave a beginning, of a temporal event.; "WW II began in 1939 when Hitler marched into Poland"; "The company's Asia tour begins next month"
~ standbe in some specified state or condition.; "I stand corrected"
~ define, delimit, delimitate, delineate, specifydetermine the essential quality of.
~ gobe or continue to be in a certain condition.; "The children went hungry that day"
~ make sense, add upbe reasonable or logical or comprehensible.
~ comprise, consistbe composed of.; "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?"
~ prove, turn out, turn upbe shown or be found to be.; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive"
~ account forbe the reason or explanation for.; "The recession accounts for the slow retail business"
~ remainbe left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc..; "There remains the question of who pulled the trigger"; "Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war"
~ stick by, stand by, adhere, stickbe loyal to.; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"
~ footle, hang around, lallygag, loiter, lollygag, mess about, mill about, mill around, tarry, linger, loaf, lounge, lurkbe about.; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
~ number, total, amount, add up, comeadd up in number or quantity.; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
~ matter, count, weighhave weight; have import, carry weight.; "It does not matter much"
~ ratebe worthy of or have a certain rating.; "This bond rates highly"
~ deserve, meritbe worthy or deserving.; "You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done"
~ buybe worth or be capable of buying.; "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"
~ shinebe clear and obvious.; "A shining example"
~ fallbe due.; "payments fall on the 1st of the month"
~ dependbe contingent upon (something that is elided).; "That depends"
~ underliebe or form the base for.
~ stinkbe extremely bad in quality or in one's performance.; "This term paper stinks!"
~ suckbe inadequate or objectionable.; "this sucks!"
~ subtend, delimitbe opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry.
~ body forth, embody, incarnate, substantiaterepresent in bodily form.; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"
~ contain, hold, takebe capable of holding or containing.; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"
~ cost, bebe priced at.; "These shoes cost $100"
~ measurehave certain dimensions.; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"
~ seethe, hum, buzzbe noisy with activity.; "This office is buzzing with activity"
~ aboundbe abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities.
~ disaccord, discord, disagreebe different from one another.
~ yaw, gape, yawnbe wide open.; "the deep gaping canyon"
~ be given, incline, tend, lean, runhave a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined.; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
~ run, gohave a particular form.; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..."
~ figure, enterbe or play a part of or in.; "Elections figure prominently in every government program"; "How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?"
~ pressbe urgent.; "This is a pressing problem"
~ ragebe violent; as of fires and storms.
~ interrelate, relatebe in a relationship with.; "How are these two observations related?"
~ rutbe in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals.
~ stagnatecease to flow; stand without moving.; "Stagnating waters"; "blood stagnates in the capillaries"
~ stagnatestand still.; "Industry will stagnate if we do not stimulate our economy"
~ come in handybe useful for a certain purpose.
~ squatbe close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide.; "The building squatted low"
~ hoodoobring bad luck; be a source of misfortune.
~ impendbe imminent or about to happen.; "Changes are impending"
~ range, runchange or be different within limits.; "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"; "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"; "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"; "My students range from very bright to dull"
~ stay on, remain, stay, continuecontinue 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"
~ sellbe sold at a certain price or in a certain way.; "These books sell like hot cakes"
~ translatebe translatable, or be translatable in a certain way.; "poetry often does not translate"; "Tolstoy's novels translate well into English"
~ head up, headbe the first or leading member of (a group) and excel.; "This student heads the class"
~ come in forbe subject to or the object of.; "The governor came in for a lot of criticism"
~ comparebe comparable.; "This car does not compare with our line of Mercedes"
~ fall, comecome under, be classified or included.; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"
~ run into, encounterbe beset by.; "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"
~ gravitatebe attracted to.; "Boys gravitate towards girls at that age"
~ paybe worth it.; "It pays to go through the trouble"
~ divergehave no limits as a mathematical series.
~ shinebe distinguished or eminent.; "His talent shines"
~ iridescebe iridescent.; "The corals iridesced under the surface of the clear water"
~ liebe and remain in a particular state or condition.; "lie dormant"
~ standoccupy a place or location, also metaphorically.; "We stand on common ground"
~ hangbe menacing, burdensome, or oppressive.; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
~ litterstrew.; "Cigar butts littered the ground"
~ suitbe agreeable or acceptable.; "This time suits me"
~ end, terminatebe the end of; be the last or concluding part of.; "This sad scene ended the movie"
~ fitconform to some shape or size.; "How does this shirt fit?"
~ lendhave certain characteristics of qualities for something; be open or vulnerable to.; "This story would lend itself well to serialization on television"; "The current system lends itself to great abuse"
~ let gobe relaxed.; "Don't be so worried all the time--just let go!"
~ belongbe rightly classified in a class or category.; "The whales belong among the mammals"
~ belongbe suitable or acceptable.; "This student somehow doesn't belong"
~ curve, wind, twistextend in curves and turns.; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"
~ jumble, minglebe all mixed up or jumbled together.; "His words jumbled"
~ promisegive grounds for expectations.; "The new results were promising"; "The results promised fame and glory"
~ accept, takebe designed to hold or take.; "This surface will not take the dye"
~ cleanbe cleanable.; "This stove cleans easily"
~ drawallow a draft.; "This chimney draws very well"
~ washbe capable of being washed.; "Does this material wash?"
~ balancebe in equilibrium.; "He was balancing on one foot"
~ hail, comebe a native of.; "She hails from Kalamazoo"
~ actbe suitable for theatrical performance.; "This scene acts well"
~ testshow a certain characteristic when tested.; "He tested positive for HIV"
~ seemappear to exist.; "There seems no reason to go ahead with the project now"
~ answerbe liable or accountable.; "She must answer for her actions"
~ beatbe superior.; "Reading beats watching television"; "This sure beats work!"
~ holdhave as a major characteristic.; "The novel holds many surprises"; "The book holds in store much valuable advise"
~ counthave a certain value or carry a certain weight.; "each answer counts as three points"
~ containbe divisible by.; "24 contains 6"
~ connectbe scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation.; "The local train does not connect with the Amtrak train"; "The planes don't connect and you will have to wait for four hours"
~ sellbe responsible for the sale of.; "All her publicity sold the products"
~ sellbe approved of or gain acceptance.; "The new idea sold well in certain circles"
~ killbe fatal.; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"
~ makebe suitable for.; "Wood makes good furniture"
~ deck, adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, gracebe beautiful to look at.; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
~ consisthave its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in.; "The payment consists in food"; "What does love consist in?"
~ workbehave in a certain way when handled.; "This dough does not work easily"; "The soft metal works well"
~ lubricatehave lubricating properties.; "the liquid in this can lubricates well"
~ breatheallow the passage of air through.; "Our new synthetic fabric breathes and is perfect for summer wear"
~ trimbe in equilibrium during a flight.; "The airplane trimmed"
~ swinghave a certain musical rhythm.; "The music has to swing"
~ osculatebe intermediate between two taxonomic groups.; "These species osculate"
~ retardbe delayed.
~ transplantbe transplantable.; "These delicate plants do not transplant easily"
~ coherehave internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results.; "the principles by which societies cohere"
~ objectbe averse to or express disapproval of.; "My wife objects to modern furniture"
~ stickbe or become fixed.; "The door sticks--we will have to plane it"
~ recognizeexhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate).
~ distributebe mathematically distributive.
~ put outbe sexually active.; "She is supposed to put out"
~ broil, bakebe very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun.; "The town was broiling in the sun"; "the tourists were baking in the heat"
~ swim, drownbe covered with or submerged in a liquid.; "the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy"
~ swimbe dizzy or giddy.; "my brain is swimming after the bottle of champagne"
~ belongbe a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (of a group, organization, or place).; "They belong to the same political party"
v. (stative)3. bebe identical to; be someone or something.; "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house"
v. (stative)4. beoccupy a certain position or area; be somewhere.; "Where is my umbrella?"; "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"
~ stretch, stretch alongoccupy a large, elongated area.; "The park stretched beneath the train line"
~ attend, go tobe present at (meetings, church services, university), etc..; "She attends class regularly"; "I rarely attend services at my church"; "did you go to the meeting?"
~ fill, occupyoccupy the whole of.; "The liquid fills the container"
~ inhabit, live, populate, dwellinhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of.; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"
~ inhabitbe present in.; "sweet memories inhabit this house"
~ keep one's distance, keep one's eyes off, keep one's hands off, stand back, stay awaystay clear of, avoid.; "Keep your hands off my wife!"; "Keep your distance from this man--he is dangerous"
~ extend to, reach, touchto extend as far as.; "The sunlight reached the wall"; "Can he reach?"; "The chair must not touch the wall"
~ extend, run, lead, pass, gostretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point.; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
~ lead, golead, extend, or afford access.; "This door goes to the basement"; "The road runs South"
~ cover, extend, continuespan an interval of distance, space or time.; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"
~ poke out, reach out, extendreach outward in space.; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
~ liebe located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position.
~ sitbe located or situated somewhere.; "The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue"
~ sit around, sitbe around, often idly or without specific purpose.; "The object sat in the corner"; "We sat around chatting for another hour"
~ facebe opposite.; "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"
~ straddlesit or stand astride of.
~ followbe next.; "Mary plays best, with John and Sue following"
~ center onhave as a center.; "The region centers on Charleston"
~ rest, liehave a place in relation to something else.; "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility rests with the Allies"
~ belong, gobe in the right place or situation.; "Where do these books belong?"; "Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government"; "Where do these books go?"
~ comeexist or occur in a certain point in a series.; "Next came the student from France"
v. (stative)5. be, existhave an existence, be extant.; "Is there a God?"
~ comebe found or available.; "These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"
~ preexistexist beforehand or prior to a certain point in time.; "Did this condition pre-exist?"
~ kick about, kick around, knock aboutbe around; be alive or active.; "Does the old man still kick around?"
~ coexistexist together.
~ indwellto exist as an inner activating spirit, force, or principle.
~ prevail, obtain, holdbe valid, applicable, or true.; "This theory still holds"
~ consist, lie in, dwell, lieoriginate (in).; "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
~ endanger, imperil, jeopardise, jeopardize, menace, peril, threatenpose a threat to; present a danger to.; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
~ flowbe abundantly present.; "The champagne flowed at the wedding"
~ distributebe distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses.; "Values distribute"
~ inhabit, dwellexist or be situated within.; "Strange notions inhabited her mind"
v. (stative)6. behappen, occur, take place.; "I lost my wallet; this was during the visit to my parents' house"; "There were two hundred people at his funeral"; "There was a lot of noise in the kitchen"
v. (stative)7. be, equalbe identical or equivalent to.; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
~ correspond, equatebe equivalent or parallel, in mathematics.
~ correspond, gibe, jibe, match, tally, agree, fit, checkbe compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics.; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
~ represent, stand for, correspondtake the place of or be parallel or equivalent to.; "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin"
~ translatebe equivalent in effect.; "the growth in income translates into greater purchasing power"
v. (stative)8. be, comprise, constitute, make up, representform or compose.; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"
~ makeconstitute the essence of.; "Clothes make the man"
~ composeform the substance of.; "Greed and ambition composed his personality"
~ form, constitute, maketo compose or represent:.; "This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
~ straddle, rangerange or extend over; occupy a certain area.; "The plants straddle the entire state"
~ fall into, fall underbe included in or classified as.; "This falls under the rubric 'various'"
~ pose, presentintroduce.; "This poses an interesting question"
~ supplementserve as a supplement to.; "Vitamins supplemented his meager diet"
v. (social)9. be, followwork in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function.; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"
~ vetwork as a veterinarian.; "She vetted for the farms in the area for many years"
~ coxact as the coxswain, in a boat race.
v. (stative)10. be, embody, personifyrepresent, as of a character on stage.; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
~ stand for, symbolize, represent, symbolise, typifyexpress indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol.; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
~ body, personifyinvest with or as with a body; give body to.
~ exemplify, representbe characteristic of.; "This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue"
v. (possession)11. bespend or use time.; "I may be an hour"
~ take, use up, occupyrequire (time or space).; "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
v. (stative)12. be, livehave life, be alive.; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
~ live on, survive, last, endure, live, hold out, hold up, gocontinue to live through hardship or adversity.; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
v. (stative)13. beto remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form.; "let her be"
~ remain, stay, reststay the same; remain in a certain state.; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
v. (stative)14. be, costbe priced at.; "These shoes cost $100"
~ behave the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun).; "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
~ knock back, put back, set backcost a certain amount.; "My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000"