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Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning

  1. abandon = give up with the intent of never claiming again / forsake, leave behind
  2. abnegate = deny oneself
  3. absorb = take up, as of debts or payments
  4. abstract = make off with belongings of others
  5. accept = make use of or accept for some purpose / receive (a report) officially, as from a committee / receive willingly something given or offered / admit into a group or community / take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
  6. access = obtain or retrieve from a storage device
  7. accord = allow to have
  8. account = keep an account of
  9. accouter = provide with military equipment
  10. accoutre = provide with military equipment
  11. accrue = come into the possession of
  12. accumulate = get or gather together
  13. acquire = come into the possession of something concrete or abstract / win something through one's efforts
  14. add = bestow a quality on
  15. address = access or locate by address
  16. admeasure = determine the quantity of someone's share
  17. administer = administer or bestow, as in small portions / perform (a church sacrament) ritually
  18. admit = admit into a group or community
  19. adopt = take up and practice as one's own / choose and follow
  20. advance = pay in advance
  21. afford = be the cause or source of / afford access to
  22. agree = be agreeable or suitable
  23. air-condition = equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature / control the humidity and temperature of
  24. air-cool = equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
  25. alien = transfer property or ownership
  26. alienate = transfer property or ownership
  27. allocate = distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
  28. allot = give out / allow to have / administer or bestow, as in small portions
  29. allow = let have / grant as a discount or in exchange
  30. allowance = put on a fixed allowance, as of food
  31. alphabetize = provide with an alphabet
  32. amass = get or gather together
  33. amortise = liquidate gradually
  34. amortize = liquidate gradually
  35. annex = take (territory) as if by conquest
  36. ante up = cancel or discharge a debt
  37. antique = shop for antiques
  38. apply = give or convey physically
  39. appoint = furnish
  40. apportion = distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose / give out as one's portion or share
  41. appreciate = hold dear
  42. appropriate = take possession of by force, as after an invasion
  43. arbitrage = practice arbitrage, as in the stock market
  44. arm = supply with arms
  45. armor = equip with armor
  46. armour = equip with armor
  47. arrogate = seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession / demand as being one's due or property
  48. articulate = provide with a joint
  49. assess = set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine) / charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
  50. assign = transfer one's right to / give out / make undue claims to having
  51. assume = seize and take control without authority and possibly with force
  52. attach = take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
  53. attain = find unexpectedly
  54. auction = sell at an auction
  55. auction off = sell at an auction
  56. auctioneer = sell at an auction
  57. award = give, especially as an honor or reward / give as judged due or on the basis of merit
  58. back = support financial backing for
  59. bag = take unlawfully
  60. bail = deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
  61. balance = compute credits and debits of an account
  62. bank = put into a bank account / be in the banking business / act as the banker in a game or in gambling / do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
  63. bankroll = provide with sufficient funds
  64. bankrupt = reduce to bankruptcy
  65. bargain = negotiate the terms of an exchange
  66. bargain down = persuade the seller to accept a lower price
  67. barter = exchange goods without involving money
  68. barter away = trade in in a bartering transaction
  69. be = spend or use time
  70. bear = bring in / take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person / have rightfully
  71. beat down = persuade the seller to accept a lower price
  72. bed = furnish with a bed
  73. beg = ask to obtain free
  74. beggar = reduce to beggary
  75. belong = be owned by
  76. benefice = endow with a benefice
  77. benefit = derive a benefit from / be beneficial for
  78. bequeath = leave or give by will after one's death
  79. bereave = deprive through death
  80. berth = provide with a berth
  81. bestow = present / give as a gift / bestow a quality on
  82. bewhisker = furnish with whiskers
  83. bid = make a serious effort to attain something / propose a payment / make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
  84. bilk = evade payment to
  85. bill = demand payment
  86. black market = deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
  87. black marketeer = deal on the black market
  88. blackmail = obtain through threats
  89. bleed = get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone
  90. bless = confer prosperity or happiness on
  91. blow = spend lavishly or wastefully on / spend thoughtlessly
  92. bond = issue bonds on
  93. bootleg = sell illicit products such as drugs or alcohol
  94. border = provide with a border or edge
  95. borrow = get temporarily / take up and practice as one's own
  96. bottle = store (liquids or gases) in bottles
  97. bottom = provide with a bottom or a seat
  98. bounce = refuse to accept and send back / come back after being refused
  99. brattice = supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines
  100. break = reduce to bankruptcy
  101. break even = make neither profit nor loss
  102. breathe = impart as if by breathing
  103. bribe = make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
  104. bring = be sold for a certain price / bestow a quality on
  105. bring home = earn as a salary or wage
  106. bring home the bacon = supply means of subsistence
  107. bring in = be sold for a certain price / submit (a verdict) to a court / earn on some commercial or business transaction
  108. broker = act as a broker
  109. browse = shop around
  110. bull = try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
  111. bum = ask for and get free
  112. bump = come upon, as if by accident
  113. bung = give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
  114. bunk = provide with a bunk
  115. bunker = fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil
  116. burn = spend
  117. bush = provide with a bushing
  118. buy = obtain by purchase
  119. buy back = buy what had previously been sold, lost, or given away
  120. buy food = purchase prepared food to be eaten at home
  121. buy in = amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
  122. buy into = buy stocks or shares of a company
  123. buy off = pay someone with influence in order to receive a favor
  124. buy out = take over ownership of
  125. buy up = take over ownership of
  126. by-bid = bid on behalf of someone else
  127. cabbage = make off with belongings of others
  128. cache = save up as for future use
  129. cadge = obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling / ask for and get free
  130. calculate = keep an account of
  131. call = make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands / demand payment of
  132. call back = cause to be returned
  133. call for = gather or collect
  134. call in = cause to be returned / demand payment of
  135. canal = provide (a city) with a canal
  136. canalise = provide (a city) with a canal
  137. canalize = provide (a city) with a canal
  138. capitalise = draw advantages from / supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
  139. capitalize = draw advantages from / supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
  140. caption = provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing
  141. capture = take possession of by force, as after an invasion / bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit
  142. carry = transfer (entries) from one account book to another / have on hand / capture after a fight / have on the surface or on the skin
  143. carry over = hold over goods to be sold for the next season
  144. carry the can = accept the unpleasant consequences of one's actions
  145. cash = exchange for cash
  146. cash in = exchange for cash
  147. cash in on = take advantage of or capitalize on
  148. cast = deposit
  149. cast aside = throw or cast away
  150. cast away = throw or cast away
  151. cast out = throw or cast away
  152. catch = get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
  153. causeway = provide with a causeway
  154. cede = relinquish possession or control over / give over
  155. certificate = present someone with a certificate
  156. certify = guarantee payment on
  157. chaffer = wrangle
  158. chalk up = accumulate as a debt
  159. chance = come upon, as if by accident
  160. chance on = find unexpectedly
  161. chance upon = find unexpectedly
  162. change = give to, and receive from, one another
  163. change hands = be transferred to another owner
  164. change owners = be transferred to another owner
  165. charge = pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt / demand payment / enter a certain amount as a charge / give over to another for care or safekeeping / cause to be admitted
  166. charter = engage for service under a term of contract
  167. check = hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping / consign for shipment on a vehicle
  168. check out = withdraw money by writing a check / record, add up, and receive payment for items purchased
  169. cheque = withdraw money by writing a check
  170. chip in = contribute to some cause
  171. chuck = throw away
  172. chuck out = throw or cast away
  173. claim = demand as being one's due or property
  174. clean out = deprive completely of money or goods
  175. clean up = dispose of / make a big profit
  176. clear = sell / be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts / earn on some commercial or business transaction
  177. cleat = provide with cleats
  178. close out = terminate by selling off or disposing of
  179. cloy = supply or feed to surfeit
  180. co-opt = take or assume for one's own use
  181. coal = supply with coal
  182. coinsure = take out coinsurance
  183. collect = call for and obtain payment of / get or gather together / gather or collect
  184. comb out = remove unwanted elements
  185. combine = add together from different sources
  186. come across = find unexpectedly
  187. come by = obtain, especially accidentally
  188. come into = obtain, especially accidentally
  189. come up = get something or somebody for a specific purpose
  190. come upon = take possession of / find unexpectedly
  191. commit = make an investment / cause to be admitted
  192. communalise = make something the property of the commune or community
  193. communalize = make something the property of the commune or community
  194. communicate = transfer to another
  195. comparison-shop = compare prices for a given item
  196. compensate = make payment to; compensate / make amends for
  197. compile = get or gather together
  198. compound = calculate principal and interest
  199. computerise = store in a computer / provide with computers
  200. computerize = store in a computer / provide with computers
  201. concede = give over
  202. condemn = appropriate (property) for public use
  203. confer = present
  204. confide = confer a trust upon
  205. confiscate = take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
  206. conquer = take possession of by force, as after an invasion
  207. conserve = use cautiously and frugally / keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
  208. consign = give over to another for care or safekeeping / commit forever
  209. constitutionalize = provide with a constitution, as of a country
  210. contribute = provide / contribute to some cause / bestow a quality on
  211. convey = transmit a title or property / transfer to another
  212. cop = take by theft
  213. copper-bottom = provide with a copper bottom
  214. copyright = secure a copyright on a written work
  215. corbel = furnish with a corbel
  216. cornice = furnish with a cornice
  217. corrupt = make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
  218. cosponsor = sponsor together with another sponsor
  219. costume = furnish with costumes
  220. cough up = give reluctantly
  221. cover = be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
  222. cozen = cheat or trick
  223. credit = accounting: enter as credit
  224. crenel = supply with battlements
  225. crenelate = supply with battlements
  226. crenellate = supply with battlements
  227. crib = take unauthorized
  228. cull = remove something that has been rejected
  229. curtain = provide with drapery
  230. cut in = allow someone to have a share or profit
  231. dado = provide with a dado
  232. de-access = dispose of by selling
  233. de-aerate = remove air or gas from
  234. deaccession = sell (art works) from a collection, especially in order to raise money for the purchase of other art works
  235. deaerate = remove air or gas from
  236. deal = do business
  237. deal out = administer or bestow, as in small portions
  238. debit = enter as debit
  239. decaffeinate = remove caffeine from
  240. decarbonate = remove carbon dioxide from
  241. decerebrate = remove the cerebrum from
  242. dechlorinate = remove chlorine from
  243. declare = designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
  244. decline = refuse to accept
  245. decommission = withdraw from active service
  246. deduct = retain and refrain from disbursing
  247. deed over = transfer by deed
  248. deep-six = toss out
  249. defalcate = appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
  250. defat = remove the fat from
  251. default = fail to pay up
  252. default on = fail to pay up
  253. defibrinate = remove fibrin from
  254. defray = bear the expenses of
  255. degrease = remove grease or oil from
  256. deionize = remove ions from
  257. delist = remove (a security) from listing at a stock exchange
  258. deliver = relinquish possession or control over / to surrender someone or something to another / carry out or perform
  259. delocalize = remove from the proper or usual locality
  260. demise = transfer by a lease or by a will
  261. deny = refuse to let have / deny oneself
  262. deoxygenate = remove oxygen from
  263. deplume = strip of honors, possessions, or attributes
  264. deposit = put into a bank account
  265. deprive = keep from having, keeping, or obtaining / take away possessions from someone
  266. derequisition = release from government control
  267. derive = obtain
  268. desacralize = transfer from ecclesiastical to civil possession, use, or control
  269. despoil = steal goods
  270. destain = remove stain from (a laboratory specimen) to enhance contrast
  271. desulfurize = remove sulfur from
  272. desulphurize = remove sulfur from
  273. detick = free (a pet) of ticks
  274. devein = remove the dark dorsal vein of
  275. devise = give by will, especially real property
  276. devolve = be inherited by
  277. devote = set aside or apart for a specific purpose or use
  278. dicker = negotiate the terms of an exchange
  279. dip = take a small amount from
  280. disburse = expend, as from a fund
  281. discard = throw or cast away
  282. discount = give a reduction in price on
  283. discover = find unexpectedly
  284. disembarrass = relieve from
  285. disembody = free from a body or physical form or reality
  286. dish out = administer or bestow, as in small portions
  287. dishonor = refuse to accept
  288. dishonour = refuse to accept
  289. disinfest = rid of vermin
  290. disinherit = prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
  291. disinvest = reduce or dispose of
  292. disown = prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
  293. dispense = administer or bestow, as in small portions
  294. dispense with = forgo or do or go without / give up what is not strictly needed
  295. displume = strip of honors, possessions, or attributes
  296. dispose = throw or cast away / give, sell, or transfer to another
  297. dispossess = deprive of the possession of real estate
  298. distrain = legally take something in place of a debt payment / confiscate by distress / levy a distress on
  299. distribute = give to several people / administer or bestow, as in small portions
  300. ditch = sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly / throw away / forsake
  301. divert = withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
  302. divest = reduce or dispose of
  303. divvy up = give out as one's portion or share
  304. do good = be beneficial for
  305. dock = deduct from someone's wages / deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
  306. dole out = administer or bestow, as in small portions
  307. donate = give to a charity or good cause
  308. double = bridge: make a demand for
  309. double up = share a room or a bed designed for only one person
  310. double-glaze = provide with two sheets of glass
  311. dower = furnish with an endowment
  312. download = transfer a file or program from a central computer to a smaller computer or to a computer at a remote location
  313. draw = get or derive / remove (a commodity) from
  314. draw off = remove (a commodity) from
  315. drive home = carry out or perform
  316. drop = pay out
  317. dump = sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly / throw away as refuse / sell at artificially low prices
  318. earn = earn on some commercial or business transaction
  319. economise = use cautiously and frugally / spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
  320. economize = use cautiously and frugally / spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
  321. edge = provide with a border or edge
  322. eke out = obtain with difficulty / make by laborious and precarious means / supplement what is thought to be deficient
  323. embalm = preserve a dead body
  324. embattle = fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
  325. embezzle = appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
  326. encounter = come upon, as if by accident
  327. endow = furnish with an endowment
  328. enfeoff = put in possession of land in exchange for a pledge of service, in feudal society
  329. engage = engage for service under a term of contract / hire for work or assistance
  330. enlist = hire for work or assistance
  331. enrich = make wealthy or richer
  332. ensile = store in a silo
  333. entail = limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
  334. enter upon = take possession of
  335. entrust = confer a trust upon / put into the care or protection of someone
  336. equip = provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
  337. espouse = choose and follow
  338. exchange = give to, and receive from, one another / put in the place of another
  339. excise = levy an excise tax on
  340. exert = have and exercise
  341. exhaust = deplete
  342. expend = pay out
  343. export = transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs / sell or transfer abroad
  344. extend = offer verbally / make available
  345. extort = obtain by coercion or intimidation / obtain through intimidation
  346. extract = get despite difficulties or obstacles
  347. face the music = accept the unpleasant consequences of one's actions
  348. factor = be a contributing factor
  349. fail = become bankrupt or insolvent
  350. fall = be inherited by / fall to somebody by assignment or lot / come into the possession of / be captured / to be given by assignment or distribution / to be given by right or inheritance
  351. fall upon = find unexpectedly
  352. farm = collect fees or profits
  353. farm out = grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee
  354. feather one's nest = enrich oneself by taking advantage of one's position
  355. fee = give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
  356. fee-tail = limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
  357. feed back = submit (information) again to a program or automatic system
  358. feel = find by testing or cautious exploration
  359. fence = receive stolen goods
  360. fetch = be sold for a certain price
  361. fettle = remove mold marks or sand from
  362. fiddle = commit fraud and steal from one's employer
  363. filch = make off with belongings of others
  364. fill in = be a substitute
  365. fill out = supplement what is thought to be deficient
  366. fin = equip (a car) with fins
  367. finance = obtain or provide money for / sell or provide on credit
  368. find = obtain through effort or management / get something or somebody for a specific purpose / get or find back; recover the use of / come upon, as if by accident; meet with / come upon after searching
  369. fire = provide with fuel
  370. fit = provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
  371. fit out = provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
  372. fleece = rip off
  373. flense = strip the blubber or skin from
  374. flesh = remove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture
  375. fling = throw or cast away / indulge oneself
  376. flood = supply with an excess of
  377. flourish = make steady progress
  378. fly high = make steady progress
  379. fob off = sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
  380. foist off = sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
  381. follow = choose and follow
  382. foot = pay for something
  383. forage = collect or look around for
  384. foray = steal goods
  385. foreclose = subject to foreclosing procedures
  386. forego = lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
  387. foreswear = turn away from
  388. forfeit = lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
  389. forgo = lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
  390. fork out = to surrender someone or something to another
  391. fork over = to surrender someone or something to another
  392. fork up = to surrender someone or something to another
  393. free = part with a possession or right / relieve from
  394. freeload = live off somebody's generosity
  395. fret = provide (a musical instrument) with frets
  396. FTP = use the file transfer protocol to transfer data from one computer to another
  397. fuel = take in fuel, as of a ship / provide with a combustible substance that provides energy / provide with fuel
  398. fund = furnish money for / accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability / invest money in government securities / provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest / place or store up in a fund for accumulation / convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds
  399. fund raise = raise money for a cause or project
  400. fund-raise = raise money for a cause or project
  401. fundraise = raise money for a cause or project
  402. furnish = give something useful or necessary to / provide or equip with furniture
  403. gain = win something through one's efforts / earn on some commercial or business transaction
  404. garage = keep or store in a garage
  405. garner = acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
  406. garnish = take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support
  407. garnishee = take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support
  408. gas up = fill with gasoline
  409. gate = supply with a gate
  410. gather up = gather or collect
  411. gazump = raise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price / rip off
  412. get = purchase / come into the possession of something concrete or abstract / achieve a point or goal / acquire as a result of some effort or action
  413. get hold = get something or somebody for a specific purpose
  414. get in = secure a place in a college, university, etc.
  415. get into = secure a place in a college, university, etc.
  416. get rid of = dispose of
  417. gift = give as a present
  418. give = transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody / leave with; give temporarily / give as a present
  419. give away = make a gift of / formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage
  420. give back = pay back
  421. give it the deep six = toss out
  422. give out = give to several people
  423. give up = give up with the intent of never claiming again / relinquish possession or control over / lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime / part with a possession or right / give up what is not strictly needed
  424. glass = furnish with glass
  425. glaze = furnish with glass
  426. glom = seize upon or latch onto something / take by theft
  427. glut = supply with an excess of
  428. go Dutch = share expenses equally and split the cost of something
  429. gouge = obtain by coercion or intimidation
  430. grab = get hold of or seize quickly and easily / obtain illegally or unscrupulously
  431. graduate = confer an academic degree upon / receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
  432. grant = allow to have / let have / transfer by deed / give as judged due or on the basis of merit / give over
  433. grate = furnish with a grate
  434. grease one's palms = make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
  435. gross = earn before taxes, expenses, etc.
  436. grub = ask for and get free
  437. grubstake = supply with funds in return for a promised share of profits
  438. haggle = wrangle
  439. hand = place into the hands or custody of
  440. hand down = passed on, as by inheritance
  441. hand out = give to several people
  442. hand over = to surrender someone or something to another
  443. happen = come upon, as if by accident
  444. happen upon = find unexpectedly
  445. harbor = keep in one's possession
  446. harbour = keep in one's possession
  447. hat = furnish with a hat
  448. have = have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense / have ownership or possession of / have left / get something
  449. have got = have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
  450. hawk = sell or offer for sale from place to place
  451. headline = provide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline
  452. headquarter = provide with headquarters
  453. heap = bestow in large quantities
  454. heat = provide with heat
  455. higgle = wrangle
  456. hijack = seize control of
  457. hire = engage for service under a term of contract
  458. hire out = grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee
  459. hit = encounter by chance
  460. hive = store, like bees
  461. hive away = keep or lay aside for future use
  462. hive off = withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
  463. hive up = save up as for future use
  464. hoard = get or gather together / save up as for future use
  465. hobnail = supply with hobnails
  466. hock = leave as a guarantee in return for money
  467. hog = take greedily
  468. hold = have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense / secure and keep for possible future use or application / have rightfully
  469. hold back = secure and keep for possible future use or application
  470. hold down = keep
  471. hold on = retain possession of
  472. hold open = retain rights to
  473. hold over = hold over goods to be sold for the next season
  474. hold the line = hold the line on prices
  475. hold up = rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
  476. honor = accept as pay
  477. honour = accept as pay
  478. hook = make off with belongings of others / rip off
  479. horseshoe = equip (a horse) with a horseshoe or horseshoes
  480. hospitalise = admit into a hospital
  481. hospitalize = admit into a hospital
  482. huckster = wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.) / sell or offer for sale from place to place
  483. husband = use cautiously and frugally
  484. hustle = get by trying hard / sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
  485. immobilise = hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation
  486. immobilize = hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation
  487. immolate = offer as a sacrifice by killing or by giving up to destruction
  488. impart = transmit (knowledge or skills) / bestow a quality on
  489. import = transfer (electronic data) into a database or document / bring in from abroad
  490. impose = impose and collect
  491. impound = take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
  492. impoverish = make poor
  493. impulse-buy = buy on impulse without proper reflection
  494. indemnify = make amends for; pay compensation for / secure against future loss, damage, or liability
  495. index = provide with an index
  496. inherit = obtain from someone after their death / receive by genetic transmission / receive from a predecessor
  497. innervate = supply nerves to
  498. instill = impart gradually
  499. institutionalise = cause to be admitted
  500. institutionalize = cause to be admitted
  501. instrument = equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling
  502. insufflate = breathe or blow onto as a ritual or sacramental act, especially so as to symbolize the action of the Holy Spirit
  503. insure = take out insurance for
  504. interchange = give to, and receive from, one another / put in the place of another
  505. interleave = provide (books) with blank leaves
  506. intrust = confer a trust upon
  507. invest = make an investment
  508. invoice = send an bill to
  509. jettison = throw away, of something encumbering
  510. job = invest at a risk
  511. joint = provide with a joint
  512. junk = dispose of
  513. keep = retain possession of / look after; be the keeper of
  514. keep back = hold back
  515. keep open = retain rights to
  516. keep to oneself = withhold information
  517. keep up = keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
  518. kern = remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters) / furnish with a kern
  519. key = provide with a key
  520. kick back = pay a kickback
  521. kick in = contribute to some cause
  522. kit = supply with a set of articles or tools
  523. kit out = supply with a set of articles or tools
  524. kit up = supply with a set of articles or tools
  525. kite = get credit or money by using a bad check / increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently
  526. knock off = take by theft / cut the price of
  527. land = deliver
  528. lapse = let slip
  529. lavish = expend profusely
  530. lay = impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
  531. lay aside = accumulate money for future use
  532. lay away = save up as for future use
  533. lay claim = demand as being one's due or property
  534. lay in = keep or lay aside for future use
  535. lay out = spend or invest
  536. lease = engage for service under a term of contract / grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
  537. leave = leave or give by will after one's death / transmit (knowledge or skills) / put into the care or protection of someone
  538. lend = give temporarily
  539. let = grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
  540. letter = win an athletic letter
  541. leverage = provide with leverage / supplement with leverage
  542. levy = impose and collect
  543. lift = make off with belongings of others / take illegally / take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech
  544. light = fall to somebody by assignment or lot
  545. light upon = find unexpectedly
  546. line one's pockets = make a lot of money
  547. line up = get something or somebody for a specific purpose
  548. liquidate = settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off / convert into cash / eliminate by paying off
  549. liquidize = sell or get rid of all one's merchandise
  550. load = transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory
  551. loan = give temporarily
  552. locate = discover the location of; determine the place of
  553. loft = store in a loft
  554. log in = enter a computer
  555. log off = exit a computer
  556. log on = enter a computer
  557. log out = exit a computer
  558. log-in = enter a computer
  559. loot = steal goods; take as spoils / take illegally
  560. lose = miss from one's possessions; lose sight of / fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense / fail to get or obtain / fail to make money in a business
  561. lot = administer or bestow, as in small portions
  562. luck into = take possession of
  563. machicolate = supply with projecting galleries
  564. maintain = maintain for use and service / have and exercise / keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
  565. make = earn on some commercial or business transaction
  566. make up = do or give something to somebody in return
  567. malversate = appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
  568. manipulate = manipulate in a fraudulent manner
  569. mark down = reduce the price of
  570. mark up = increase the price of
  571. market = engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of / deal in a market / buy household supplies
  572. maroon = leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue
  573. match = provide funds complementary to
  574. merchandise = engage in the trade of
  575. mete out = administer or bestow, as in small portions
  576. misappropriate = appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
  577. misdeal = deal cards wrongly
  578. misspend = spend (money or other resources) unwisely
  579. miter = confer a miter on
  580. monger = sell or offer for sale from place to place
  581. monopolise = have or exploit a monopoly of
  582. monopolize = have or exploit a monopoly of
  583. mooch = ask for and get free
  584. mortgage = put up as security or collateral
  585. mothball = put into long-term storage
  586. motorize = equip with a motor / equip with a motor vehicle
  587. move = dispose of by selling
  588. mug = rob at gunpoint or with the threat of violence
  589. mulct = impose a fine on
  590. mummify = remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it
  591. munition = supply with weapons
  592. muzzle = fit with a muzzle
  593. nail = locate exactly
  594. negociate = transfer by endorsement to another in return for value received / sell or discount
  595. net = make as a net profit / yield as a net profit
  596. nickel-and-dime = spend money frugally
  597. nobble = make off with belongings of others
  598. obligate = commit in order to fulfill an obligation
  599. obtain = come into possession of
  600. occupy = require
  601. offer = make available or accessible, provide or furnish / present for acceptance or rejection / make available for sale / offer verbally / make available
  602. offload = transfer to a peripheral device, of computer data
  603. offset = cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
  604. open = afford access to
  605. orphan = deprive of parents
  606. outbid = bid higher than others / bid over an opponent's bid when one's partner has not bid or doubled
  607. outcall = make a higher bid than
  608. outfit = provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
  609. outsource = obtain goods or services from an outside supplier
  610. overbalance = cause to be off balance
  611. overbid = bid more than the object is worth / to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win,
  612. overcharge = rip off
  613. overdraw = draw more money from than is available
  614. overpay = pay too much
  615. overprice = price excessively high
  616. overspend = spend at a high rate / spend more than available of
  617. overstock = stock excessively
  618. oversupply = supply with an excess of
  619. overtax = tax excessively
  620. owe = be in debt / be obliged to pay or repay
  621. own = have ownership or possession of
  622. palm off = sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
  623. panhandle = beg by accosting people in the street and asking for money
  624. parcel out = administer or bestow, as in small portions
  625. part with = give up what is not strictly needed
  626. partake = have, give, or receive a share of
  627. partake in = have, give, or receive a share of
  628. partner = provide with a partner
  629. pass = transfer to another
  630. pass on = give to or transfer possession of / place into the hands or custody of / transmit
  631. pass out = give to several people
  632. pass up = refuse to accept
  633. patch = provide with a patch
  634. patent = obtain a patent for
  635. patronise = assume sponsorship of
  636. patronize = assume sponsorship of
  637. pauperise = reduce to beggary
  638. pauperize = reduce to beggary
  639. pawn = leave as a guarantee in return for money
  640. pay = give money, usually in exchange for goods or services / cancel or discharge a debt / discharge or settle / do or give something to somebody in return / bring in / make a compensation for
  641. pay back = act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
  642. pay cash = pay (for something) with cash
  643. pay off = do or give something to somebody in return / pay off (loans or promissory notes) / pay someone with influence in order to receive a favor / yield a profit or result / eliminate by paying off
  644. pay out = expend, as from a fund
  645. pay up = cancel or discharge a debt
  646. peculate = appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
  647. peddle = sell or offer for sale from place to place
  648. penny-pinch = spend money frugally
  649. pension = grant a pension to
  650. pension off = grant a pension to
  651. pick = pay for something / pilfer or rob
  652. pick up = buy casually or spontaneously / gather or collect / get in addition, as an increase
  653. pile up = get or gather together
  654. pilfer = make off with belongings of others
  655. pillage = steal goods
  656. pinch = make off with belongings of others
  657. pinpoint = locate exactly
  658. pirate = copy illegally
  659. pitch = sell or offer for sale from place to place
  660. pith = remove the pith from
  661. place = make an investment / assign a location to
  662. plagiarise = take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech
  663. plagiarize = take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech
  664. plant = place into a river
  665. plastinate = preserve (tissue) with plastics, as for teaching and research purposes
  666. play out = deplete
  667. pledge = pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals
  668. pluck = rip off
  669. plume = rip off
  670. plunder = steal goods; take as spoils / plunder (a town) after capture / take illegally
  671. pocket = put in one's pocket / take unlawfully
  672. pony up = give reluctantly
  673. pool = combine into a common fund
  674. portion = give out
  675. portion out = give out as one's portion or share
  676. possess = have ownership or possession of
  677. post = transfer (entries) from one account book to another
  678. pour = supply in large amounts or quantities
  679. preempt = make a preemptive bid in the game of bridge / acquire for oneself before others can do so / gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially so as to obtain the right to buy
  680. preoccupy = occupy or take possession of beforehand or before another or appropriate for use in advance
  681. prepay = pay for something before receiving it
  682. prepossess = possess beforehand
  683. present = give as a present
  684. preserve = to keep up and reserve for personal or special use / keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
  685. pretend = put forward a claim and assert right or possession of
  686. price = determine the price of
  687. prize = hold dear
  688. procure = get by special effort
  689. proffer = present for acceptance or rejection
  690. profit = make a profit
  691. profiteer = make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods
  692. propagate = transmit from one generation to the next
  693. prosper = make steady progress
  694. provide = supply means of subsistence
  695. provision = supply with provisions
  696. pull in = earn on some commercial or business transaction
  697. pump = supply in great quantities
  698. purchase = obtain by purchase
  699. purloin = make off with belongings of others
  700. purvey = supply with provisions
  701. push = sell or promote the sale of
  702. put = make an investment
  703. put away = throw or cast away
  704. put in = keep or lay aside for future use
  705. put up = provide / make available for sale at an auction
  706. pyramid = use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal / enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts
  707. quest = make a search
  708. quit = turn away from
  709. rack = obtain by coercion or intimidation
  710. raffle = dispose of in a lottery
  711. raffle off = dispose of in a lottery
  712. rafter = provide (a ceiling) with rafters
  713. raid = take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock
  714. rail = provide with rails
  715. railroad = supply with railroad lines
  716. raise = collect funds for a specific purpose
  717. rake in = earn large sums of money
  718. rake off = take money from an illegal transaction
  719. ramp = furnish with a ramp
  720. ransack = steal goods
  721. ransom = exchange or buy back for money
  722. ration = distribute in rations, as in the army / restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
  723. ration out = distribute in rations, as in the army
  724. rationalise = structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results
  725. rationalize = structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results
  726. re-equip = re-equip a factory or plant
  727. reach = place into the hands or custody of
  728. realise = convert into cash; of goods and property / earn on some commercial or business transaction
  729. realize = convert into cash; of goods and property / earn on some commercial or business transaction
  730. reallocate = allocate, distribute, or apportion anew
  731. reallot = allot again
  732. reap = get or derive
  733. reapportion = allocate, distribute, or apportion anew
  734. rearm = arm again
  735. reave = steal goods
  736. rebate = give a reduction in the price during a sale
  737. recall = cause to be returned
  738. recapture = take back by force, as after a battle
  739. receive = get something
  740. reclaim = reuse (materials from waste products) / claim back
  741. recommit = commit again
  742. recompense = make payment to; compensate / make amends for
  743. reconquer = conquer anew
  744. recoup = retain and refrain from disbursing
  745. recover = reuse (materials from waste products) / get or find back
  746. recruit = seek to employ
  747. recuperate = regain or make up for
  748. redeem = convert into cash; of commercial papers / pay off (loans or promissory notes) / exchange or buy back for money
  749. redeposit = deposit once again
  750. redispose = dispose anew
  751. reduce = simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another / lessen and make more modest
  752. refinance = renew the financing of
  753. refit = fit out again
  754. reflectorise = provide with reflectors, such as chemicals
  755. reflectorize = provide with reflectors, such as chemicals
  756. refuel = take on more fuel, as of a plane, ship, or car / provide with additional fuel, as of aircraft, ships, and cars
  757. refund = pay back
  758. refurnish = furnish with new or different furniture
  759. refuse = refuse to let have / refuse to accept
  760. regain = get or find back; recover the use of / come upon after searching
  761. regift = give a present that one has received to someone else
  762. reimburse = reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss / pay back for some expense incurred
  763. reimpose = impose anew
  764. reinsure = provide additional insurance for
  765. reject = refuse to accept
  766. rejig = re-equip a factory or plant
  767. release = part with a possession or right
  768. relieve = take by stealing / free from a burden, evil, or distress
  769. relinquish = turn away from
  770. remainder = sell cheaply as remainders
  771. remember = show appreciation to
  772. remit = send (money) in payment
  773. remove = dispose of
  774. remunerate = make payment to
  775. render = to surrender someone or something to another / give back / make over as a return / give something useful or necessary to
  776. renounce = turn away from
  777. rent = engage for service under a term of contract / grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
  778. rent out = grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee
  779. repair = make amends for
  780. repay = pay back / make repayment for or return something / act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
  781. replace = put in the place of another
  782. reposit = put (something) in a place for storage
  783. repossess = regain possession of something / claim back
  784. repurchase = buy what had previously been sold, lost, or given away
  785. requisition = demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service
  786. requite = make repayment for or return something
  787. rescue = take forcibly from legal custody
  788. reseat = provide with new seats / provide with a new seat
  789. resell = sell (something) again after having bought it
  790. reserve = hold back or set aside, especially for future use or contingency
  791. resign = part with a possession or right
  792. restitute = give or bring back
  793. restock = stock again
  794. restore = give or bring back
  795. resubmit = submit (information) again to a program or automatic system
  796. retail = sell on the retail market
  797. retain = secure and keep for possible future use or application
  798. retake = take back by force, as after a battle
  799. retire = dispose of
  800. retool = provide (a workshop or factory) with new tools
  801. retrench = tighten one's belt
  802. retrieve = get or find back
  803. retrofit = provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture
  804. return = be inherited by / pay back / give back / return in kind
  805. reward = act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
  806. rewire = provide with new wiring
  807. rid = relieve from
  808. rifle = steal goods
  809. rig = manipulate in a fraudulent manner
  810. rim = furnish with a rim
  811. rip = take without the owner's consent
  812. rip off = take without the owner's consent
  813. rob = rip off
  814. roll = sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
  815. roll over = re-invest (a previous investment) into a similar fund or security / negociate to repay a loan at a later date for an additional fee
  816. roll up = get or gather together
  817. rout out = get or find by searching
  818. rout up = get or find by searching
  819. ruin = reduce to bankruptcy
  820. run = deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
  821. run down = deplete
  822. run up = accumulate as a debt
  823. rustle = forage food / take illegally
  824. sack = make as a net profit / plunder (a town) after capture
  825. sack up = make as a net profit
  826. sacrifice = make a sacrifice of
  827. salt away = keep or lay aside for future use
  828. sanitate = provide with sanitary facilities or appliances
  829. sap = deplete
  830. save = to keep up and reserve for personal or special use / accumulate money for future use / spend less
  831. save up = accumulate money for future use
  832. scale = take by attacking with scaling ladders
  833. scalp = sell illegally, as on the black market
  834. scant = supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
  835. schnorr = obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling
  836. scrap = dispose of
  837. scrimp = subsist on a meager allowance
  838. scrounge = collect or look around for (food) / obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling
  839. scum = remove the scum from
  840. seat = provide with seats / put a seat on a chair
  841. secularize = transfer from ecclesiastical to civil possession, use, or control
  842. secure = get by special effort / assure payment of
  843. see through = support financially through a period of time
  844. seed = help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money
  845. seek = try to get or reach
  846. seize = take possession of by force, as after an invasion / take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority / seize and take control without authority and possibly with force
  847. sell = give up for a price or reward / exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent / do business
  848. sell off = get rid of by selling, usually at reduced prices
  849. sell out = sell or get rid of all one's merchandise
  850. sell short = sell securities or commodities or foreign currency that is not actually owned by the seller, who hopes to cover (buy back) the sold items at a lower price and thus to earn a profit
  851. sell up = sell or get rid of all one's merchandise
  852. send = cause to be admitted
  853. sequester = take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority / requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
  854. settle = dispose of
  855. shaft = equip with a shaft
  856. share = give out as one's portion or share / have, give, or receive a share of / use jointly or in common
  857. shave = cut the price of
  858. shell out = administer or bestow, as in small portions
  859. shelter = invest (money) so that it is not taxable
  860. shnorr = obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling
  861. shop = do one's shopping / shop around
  862. shoplift = steal in a store
  863. shovel in = earn large sums of money
  864. shower = expend profusely
  865. sign away = formally assign ownership of
  866. sign over = formally assign ownership of
  867. signalise = provide with traffic signals
  868. signalize = provide with traffic signals
  869. site = assign a location to
  870. skimp = supply sparingly and with restricted quantities / subsist on a meager allowance
  871. slat = equip or bar with slats
  872. sleep off = get rid of by sleeping
  873. slip = pass on stealthily
  874. slough off = discard as undesirable
  875. smash = reduce to bankruptcy
  876. smooth = free from obstructions
  877. smooth out = free from obstructions
  878. smuggle = import or export without paying customs duties
  879. snaffle = get hold of or seize quickly and easily
  880. snag = get by acting quickly and smartly
  881. snap up = get hold of or seize quickly and easily
  882. snarf = make off with belongings of others
  883. sneak = pass on stealthily / make off with belongings of others
  884. snitch = take by theft
  885. soak = rip off
  886. sop = give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
  887. source = get (a product) from another country or business
  888. spar = furnish with spars
  889. spare = give up what is not strictly needed
  890. speculate = invest at a risk
  891. spend = pay out / spend completely
  892. spit up = give reluctantly
  893. splurge = indulge oneself
  894. sponge = ask for and get free
  895. sponsor = assume sponsorship of / assume responsibility for or leadership of
  896. spool = transfer data intended for a peripheral device (usually a printer) into temporary storage
  897. squander = spend thoughtlessly
  898. square = pay someone and settle a debt
  899. squeeze = obtain by coercion or intimidation
  900. squeeze out = obtain with difficulty / make by laborious and precarious means
  901. squirrel away = save up as for future use
  902. stack away = keep or lay aside for future use
  903. stand in = be a substitute
  904. stash = save up as for future use
  905. stash away = keep or lay aside for future use
  906. stave = furnish with staves
  907. steal = take without the owner's consent
  908. steam-heat = heat by means of steam
  909. step = furnish with steps
  910. stick up = rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
  911. stint = supply sparingly and with restricted quantities / subsist on a meager allowance
  912. stock = have on hand / provide or furnish with a stock of something / amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use / supply with livestock / supply with fish / equip with a stock
  913. stock up = amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
  914. stockpile = have on hand
  915. store = keep or lay aside for future use / find a place for and put away for storage
  916. strand = leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue
  917. strike = find unexpectedly
  918. strip = take away possessions from someone / steal goods
  919. stumble = encounter by chance
  920. sub = be a substitute
  921. sublease = lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person
  922. sublet = lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person
  923. submit = hand over formally / make over as a return
  924. subrogate = substitute one creditor for another, as in the case where an insurance company sues the person who caused an accident for the insured
  925. subscribe = receive or obtain regularly / offer to buy, as of stocks and shares / pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals
  926. subscribe to = receive or obtain regularly
  927. subsidise = support through subsidies / secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
  928. subsidize = support through subsidies / secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
  929. substitute = put in the place of another
  930. subtitle = supply (a movie) with subtitles
  931. supplement = add as a supplement to what seems insufficient
  932. supply = give something useful or necessary to
  933. support = support materially or financially
  934. surcharge = rip off
  935. surfeit = supply or feed to surfeit
  936. surrender = relinquish possession or control over
  937. surtax = levy an extra tax on
  938. swap = exchange or give (something) in exchange for
  939. swipe = make off with belongings of others
  940. switch = exchange or give (something) in exchange for
  941. swop = exchange or give (something) in exchange for
  942. syndicate = sell articles, television programs, or photos to several publications or independent broadcasting stations
  943. take = to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort / take into one's possession / take by force / buy, select / engage for service under a term of contract / receive or obtain regularly / make use of or accept for some purpose / receive willingly something given or offered / admit into a group or community / require
  944. take advantage = draw advantages from
  945. take away = take from a person or place
  946. take back = regain possession of something
  947. take home = earn as a salary or wage
  948. take in = call for and obtain payment of / earn on some commercial or business transaction
  949. take on = admit into a group or community
  950. take out = obtain by legal or official process / remove (a commodity) from (a supply source) / purchase prepared food to be eaten at home
  951. take over = take up, as of debts or payments / take over ownership of; of corporations and companies / seize and take control without authority and possibly with force
  952. take up = take up and practice as one's own
  953. tank = store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it
  954. tap = draw from or dip into to get something / furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it
  955. tariff = charge a tariff
  956. tax = levy a tax on / set or determine the amount of
  957. tender = make a tender of
  958. terrace = provide (a house) with a terrace
  959. terrasse = provide (a house) with a terrace
  960. theme = provide with a particular theme or motive
  961. thieve = take by theft
  962. thrive = make steady progress
  963. throw away = throw or cast away
  964. throw in = add as an extra or as a gratuity
  965. throw out = throw or cast away
  966. throw overboard = lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
  967. ticket = provide with a ticket for passage or admission
  968. tie up = invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes
  969. tighten one's belt = live frugally and use less resources
  970. tinsel = impart a cheap brightness to
  971. tip = give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
  972. tire = deplete
  973. tithe = pay a tenth of one's income, especially to the church / pay one tenth of
  974. toggle = provide with a toggle or toggles
  975. toll = charge a fee for using
  976. tongue-tie = deprive of speech
  977. tool = furnish with tools
  978. top = provide with a top or finish the top
  979. top out = provide with a top or finish the top
  980. toss = throw or cast away
  981. toss away = throw or cast away
  982. toss out = throw or cast away
  983. trade = do business
  984. trade in = turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase
  985. traffic = trade or deal a commodity / deal illegally
  986. transact = conduct business
  987. transfer = cause to change ownership / move from one place to another
  988. transfuse = impart gradually
  989. transistorise = equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
  990. transistorize = equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
  991. translocate = move from one place to another, especially of wild animals / transfer (a chromosomal segment) to a new position
  992. transmit = transfer to another
  993. trash = dispose of
  994. tread = apply (the tread) to a tire
  995. treasure = hold dear
  996. treat = provide with a gift or entertainment
  997. trifle away = spend wastefully
  998. truncate = replace a corner by a plane
  999. trust = extend credit to / confer a trust upon
  1000. tube = provide with a tube or insert a tube into
  1001. turn = get by buying and selling
  1002. turn a loss = fail to make money in a business
  1003. turn a nice dime = make a satisfactory profit
  1004. turn a nice dollar = make a satisfactory profit
  1005. turn a nice penny = make a satisfactory profit
  1006. turn a profit = make a profit
  1007. turn down = refuse to accept
  1008. turn in = to surrender someone or something to another
  1009. turn out = outfit or equip, as with accessories
  1010. turn over = place into the hands or custody of / do business worth a certain amount of money
  1011. turn up = discover the location of; determine the place of
  1012. unbridle = remove the bridle from
  1013. unburden = free or relieve (someone) of a burden
  1014. unclothe = strip
  1015. underbid = bid too low / bid lower than a competing bidder / bid (a hand of cards) at less than the strength of the hand warrants
  1016. undercharge = charge (someone) too little money
  1017. undercut = sell cheaper than one's competition
  1018. underpay = pay too little
  1019. underprice = sell at artificially low prices
  1020. underquote = offer for sale at a price lower than the market price
  1021. undersell = sell cheaper than one's competition
  1022. underspend = spend at less than the normal rate / spend less than the whole of
  1023. understock = stock with less than the usual or desirable number or quantity
  1024. unearth = bring to light
  1025. uniform = provide with uniforms
  1026. unmuzzle = remove the muzzle from
  1027. unsex = deprive of sex or sexual powers
  1028. upholster = provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers
  1029. upload = transfer a file or program to a central computer from a smaller computer or a computer at a remote location
  1030. use up = require
  1031. usurp = seize and take control without authority and possibly with force
  1032. value = hold dear
  1033. vend = sell or offer for sale from place to place
  1034. vest = become legally vested / place (authority, property, or rights) in the control of a person or group of persons
  1035. victual = lay in provisions / supply with food
  1036. vitaminise = add vitamins as a supplement
  1037. vitaminize = add vitamins as a supplement
  1038. vouchsafe = grant in a condescending manner
  1039. waive = lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
  1040. walk off = take without permission
  1041. wanton = spend wastefully
  1042. wanton away = spend wastefully
  1043. warehouse = store in a warehouse
  1044. waste = get rid of / spend thoughtlessly
  1045. water = provide with water
  1046. weed out = remove unwanted elements
  1047. welcome = accept gladly
  1048. wharf = store on a wharf / provide with a wharf
  1049. whisker = furnish with whiskers
  1050. wholesale = sell in large quantities
  1051. wield = have and exercise
  1052. will = leave or give by will after one's death
  1053. win = win something through one's efforts / acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
  1054. window-shop = examine the shop windows
  1055. wire = provide with electrical circuits
  1056. withdraw = remove (a commodity) from (a supply source) / cause to be returned
  1057. withhold = hold back; refuse to hand over or share / retain and refrain from disbursing
  1058. wive = provide with a wife
  1059. work off = cause to go away through effort or work
  1060. wring = obtain by coercion or intimidation
  1061. yield = bring in / give over
  1062. yield up = surrender, as a result of pressure or force

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