noun (plural: pandects)
- A treatise or similar work that is comprehensive as to a particular topic.
- A comprehensive collection of codes or laws.
- A (usually) rectangular section of a surface, or of a covering or of a wall, fence etc.
verb to panel (panelled, panelling; US paneled, paneling)
- Behind the picture was a panel on the wall
- A group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc. as on a television or radio broadcast for example.
- Today's panel includes John Smith...
- to fit with panels
verb (parol, ing)
- The release of (a prisoner) on the understanding that he/she checks in regularly and obeys the law.
- The amount of time a prisoner spends on limited release.
- A limited sense of freedom.
- (linguistics) Language in use, as opposed to language as a system.
- (transitive) To release (a prisoner) on the understanding that s/he checks in regularly and obeys the law.
verb to partition
- something that divides a thing into parts, or separates one thing from another, especially a vertical structure that divides a room
- a part of something that had been divided
- the division of a country into two or more autonomous countries
- (computing) a section of a hard disk separately formatted
- (set theory) a collection of non-empty, disjoint subsets of a set whose union is the set itself (i.e. all elements of the set are contained in exactly one of the subsets)
- To divide something into parts, sections or shares
- To divide a region or country into two or more territories with separate political status
- To separate or divide a room by a partition (ex. a wall), often use with off
- An opening, road, or track, available for passing; especially, one through or over some dangerous or otherwise impracticable barrier; a passageway; a defile; a ford.
verb (pass, es)
- a mountain pass
- :"Try not the pass!" the old man said. — Longfellow
- (fencing) A thrust or push; an attempt to stab or strike an adversary. (Shakespeare)
- A movement of the hand over or along anything; the manipulation of a mesmerist.
- (rolling metals) A single passage of a bar, rail, sheet, etc., between the rolls.
- The state of things; condition; predicament.
- :Have his daughters brought him to this pass. — Shakespeare
- :Matters have been brought to this pass. — South.
- Permission or license to pass, or to go and come.
- A ship sailing under the flag and pass of an enemy. — Kent
- (baseball) An intentional walk
- Smith was given a after Jones' double.
- A document granting permission to pass or to go and come; a passport; a ticket permitting free transit or admission; as, a railroad or theater pass; a military pass.
- (figurative) A thrust; a sally of wit. (Shakespeare)
- A sexual advance.
- The man kicked his friend out of the house after he made a at his wife.
- (obsolete) Estimation; character.
- :Common speech gives him a worthy pass. — Shakespeare
- (obsolete; Chaucer; compare passus) A part, a division.
- (rail transport) A passing of two trains in the same direction on a single track, when one is put into a siding to let the other overtake. (Antonym: a meet.)
- (sport) The act of moving the ball or puck from one player to another.
- (defn, English)
- fatherhood, being a father
- parental descent from the father's side
- (plural of, paterfamilias)
noun (payables, -)
- (plural) Debts owed by a business; liabilities.
- A thing that may be paid.
- That which is to be pay, paid.
- Able to be paid.
- Of a mine etc.: capable of yielding profit; profitable.
- Conscious understanding of something.
- Vision (ability)
- (cognition) That which is detected by the five senses; not necessarily understood (imagine looking through fog, trying to understand if you see a small dog or a cat); also that which is detected within consciousness as a thought, intuition, deduction, etc.
verb (perjur, ing)
- To knowingly and willfully make a false statement of witness while in court.
- (past of, perjure)
noun (perjur, ies)
- (legal) The deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath
- We declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct and that this declaration was executed on March 22, 2005, at Seattle, Washington.
- The quality or state of being perpetual; endless duration; uninterrupted existence.
- Something that is perpetual.
- A limitation intended to be unalterable and of indefinite duration; a disposition of property which attempts to make it inalienable beyond certain limits fixed or conceived as being fixed by the general law.
adverb (abbreviated to per pro, pp.)
- by the agency of, especially when signing a letter in place of someone else
- (context, informal) on behalf of (someone who does not sign themselves)
noun (plural: persons, people (by suppletion))
- Human being; individual.
- Specific human being.
- Where is the ?
- The physical body of a specified individual.
- Meanwhile, the dazed Sullivan, dressed like a bum with no identification on his , is arrested and put to work on a brutal Southern chain gang. " New York Times, 2004
- Any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts.
- By common law a corporation or a trust is legally a .
- (grammar) A linguistic category used to distinguish between the speaker of an utterance and those to whom or about whom he is speaking. See grammatical person.
- A advertisement by which individuals attempt to meet others with similar interests.
- A movable; a chattel.
- Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.
- Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general; as, personal comfort; personal desire.
- Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms.
- Done in person; without the intervention of another.
- Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks.
- Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun.
- small or minor
- a formal, written request made to an official person or organized body, often containing many signatures
- a compilation of signatures built in order to exert moral authority in support of a specific cause
- a formal written request for judicial action (Law)
- to make a request, commonly in written form
- Partial Induction (see AI)
- Politically Incorrect (See PC)
- Principal Investigator (lead researcher on a grant-funded project)
- Private Investigator
- Personal Injury
- Prison Industries (The prison-run work program for inmates)
- Public Library
- (context, archaic, or, British law) An accusation.
- Once the had been made there was nothing that could be done to revoke it.
- (context, poetic, or, archaic) A lament or woeful cry.
- A party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant; accusers.
- With little or no possessions or money.
- To be pitied.
- Oh you poor little thing.
- Of low quality.
- That was a poor performance.
- (i, with "the") Those people as a group who have no possessions or money.
- Usage notes: always takes the plural verb.
- :the poor are in a bad condition
- A place on the coast at which ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.
- A town or city containing such a place.
- (nautical) (uncountable) The left-hand side of a vessel when one is facing the front.
- (obsolete) To carry, bear, or transport.
- (military) To hold a weapon with both hands diagonally across the body
- To transfer from one state to another.
- (computing) To adapt a program so that it works on a different platform.
- (nautical) Of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel.
- on the port side
- A group of people summoned to help law enforcement
- A search party
- A criminal gang
- (context, by extension) A group of associates
- (British, in medieval times) the authority of a sheriff to conscript able-bodied men to help keep the peace, or arrest a felon
- Something that is owned.
- A territory under the rule of another country.
- The condition or affliction of being possessed by a demon or other supernatural entity.
- A person who delivers the post (mail) to residential or commercial addresses.
- Repetition of an activity to improve skill.
verb (practicing, practiced, practiced)
- He will need lots of with those lines before he performs them.
- The ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession, particularly in medicine or the fine arts.
- She ran a thriving medical .
- The observance of religious duties which a Church requires of its members.
- A customary action, habit, or behavior; a manner or routine.
- It is the usual of employees there to wear neckties only when meeting with customers.
- It is good to check each door and window before leaving.
- To repeat an activity as a way of improving one's skill.
- To perform or execute a craft or skill.
- He practiced law for 19 years.
- An act in the past which may be used as an example to help decide the outcome of similar instances in the future.
- A decided case which is cited or used as an example to justify a judgment in a subsequent case.
- The previous version.
- happening or taking place earlier in time
verb (prefer, r, ed)
- (transitive) To be in the habit of choosing something rather than something else; to favor; to select
- I a cup of tea first thing in the morning.
- the act of planning or plotting something in advance, especially an intentional crime
- a legal document, signed by both parties before marriage, stating the legal claims on each other's estate upon a subsequent divorce
verb (prescrib, ing)
- To order (a drug or medical device) for use by a particular patient.
- To specify as a required procedure or ritual.
- The current moment or period of time.
- The present tense.
- (transitive) To reveal, to show..
- The theater is proud to the Fearless Fliers.
- (transitive, law) To offer to a court or legislature for consideration.
- (transitive) To award a trophy, gift, etc, to.
- Relating to now, for the time being; current.
- The manager has been here longer than the last one.
- Located in the immediate vicinity.
- Is there a doctor ?
- the act of presuming, or something presumed
- the belief of something based upon reasonable evidence, or upon something known to be true
- the condition upon which something is presumed
- (dated) arrogant behaviour
- based on presumption, probability, conjecture, hypothesis or belief
- The act of passing by, disregarding or omitting.
- A rhetorical device in which the speaker emphasizes something by omitting it.
- I do not intend to draw attention to my heroic military service; Instead, I will focus on the economy.
- The failure of a testator to name a legal heir in his will.
- the state of being the firstborn of the children of the same parents
- an exclusive right of inheritance belonging to the eldest son
- In the Bible, Jacob envied Esau's .
- an outdoor toilet; latrine; earth closet; john; johnny house.
- a toilet
- (old use except in law) private; secret; exclusive
- The king retreated to his chamber.
- with knowledge of; party to; let in on
- He was to the discussions.
- the standard by which a police officer may make an arrest or conduct a personal or property search
- in accident investigations, the conclusions reached by the investigating body as to the factor or factors which caused the accident
verb (probat, ing)
- The legal process of verifying the legality of a will
- A copy of a legally recognised and qualified will
- (transitive) To establish the legality of (a will).
noun (plural: process servers)
- : a person whose profession is the delivery of information to a person or entity providing notice that they are being sued
- The could not effect service of process because the defendant was nowhere to be found
- Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial.
- For whatsoever mother wit or art Could work, he put in . -w:Spenser.
- You shall have many proofs to show your skill. -w:Ford.
- Formerly, a very rude mode of ascertaining the strength of spirits was practiced, called the . -w:Ure.
- That degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief; a test by facts or arguments that induce, or tend to induce, certainty of the judgment; conclusive evidence; demonstration.
- I'll have some . -w:Shak.
- It is no of a man's understanding to be able to confirm whatever he pleases. -w:Emerson.
- :Note: Properly speaking, proof is the effect or result of evidence, evidence is the medium of proof. Cf. Demonstration, 1.
- 1990 October 28, w:Paul Simon, Paul Simon, "Proof", w:The Rhythm of the Saints, The Rhythm of the Saints, Warner Bros.
- : Faith, faith is an island in the setting sun / But , is the bottom line for everyone
- The quality or state of having been proved or tried; firmness or hardness that resists impression, or does not yield to force; impenetrability of physical bodies.
- Firmness of mind; stability not to be shaken.
- (printing) A proof sheet; a trial impression, as from type, taken for correction or examination.
- (mathematics): A process for testing the accuracy of an operation performed. Cf. Prove, v. t., 5.
- (obsolete): Armor of excellent or tried quality, and deemed impenetrable; properly, armor of proof.
- A measure of the alcohol content of liquor. Originally in Britain 100 was defined as 57,1% by volume (not used anymore). In the US 100 means that the alcohol content is 50% of the total volume of the liquid and thus absolute alcohol would be 200 .
- (colloquial) To proofread.
- Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proofcharge.
- Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof.
- I ... have found thee Proof against all temptation. -w:Milton.
- This was a good, stout article of faith. -w:Burke.
- Being of a certain standard as to strength; -- said of alcoholic liquors.
- a chief clerk of any of various courts of law.
verb (proves, proving, proved, proved or proven)
- (transitive) To demonstrate that something is true; to give proof for.
- I will my method is more effective than yours.
- The hypothesis has not been proven to our satisfaction.
- To turn out; to manifest.
- It proved to be a cold day.
- Have an exit strategy should your calculations incorrect.
verb (provid, ing)
- To make a living; earn money for necessities.
- To act to prepare for something.
- To determine the form of some situations, by means of a stipulation or condition.
- To give what is needed or desired, especially basic needs.
- To furnish with, cause to be present.
- To make possible or attainable.
- The act of provoke, provoking, inciting or annoying someone into doing something
- Something that provoke, provokes; a provocative act
- The feature of intellectual property being not protected under patent or copyright, i.e. no person or other legal entity can establish proprietary interests.
- "This book is in public domain"
(trans-top, The feature of intellectual property being not protected under patent or copyright)
- Spanish: (t, es, dominio píºblico)
(trans-top, Not subject to any copyright or patent restrictions)
- Not subject to any copyright or patent restrictions.
- Spanish: (t, es, dominio píºblico, alt=de dominio píºblico)
verb (publish, es)
- (intransitive): To issue a publication.
- (transitive): To issue something (usually printed work) for sale and distribution.
- (transitive): To announce to the public.
- inferior in rank. A puisne justice of a court is a judge other than the chief justice.
- (context, law, obsolete) An orphan who is a minor and under the protection of the state.
- A student under the supervision of a teacher or professor.
- an individual item one has purchased
- The act of seeking, getting, or obtaining something (e.g. property, etc.)
- The acquisition of title to, or property in, anything for a price; buying for money or its equivalent.
verb (purchas, es)
- They offer free with the of a drink.
- That which is obtained, got, or acquired, in any manner, honestly or dishonestly; property; possession; acquisition.
- That which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent.
- He was pleased with his latest .
- (uncountable) Any mechanical hold, or advantage, applied to the raising or removing of heavy bodies, as by a lever, a tackle, capstan, and the like
- It is hard to get on a nail without a pry bar or hammer.
- the apparatus, tackle, or device by which such mechanical advantage is gained
- (rock climbing, uncountable): the amount of hold one has from an individual foothold or ledge
- Acquisition of lands or tenements by other means than descent or inheritance, namely, by one's own act or agreement.
- To pursue and obtain; to acquire by seeking; to gain, obtain, or acquire.
- To obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price
- to land, to a house.
- To obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger, or sacrifice, etc.
- to favor with flattery.
- To expiate by a fine or forfeit.
- To apply to (anything) a device for obtaining a mechanical advantage; to get a upon, or apply a to
- to purchase a cannon.
- To put forth effort to obtain anything; to strive; to exert one's self.
- To acquire wealth or property.
- One who pursues.
- Someone who supply, supplies what is needed, esp food.