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  • prep. Against; next to; near; towards; as far as.
  • prep. Capable of.
  • prep. Ready for.
  • prep. Willing to participate in.
  • prep. As much as; no more than.
  • prep. For the option or decision of.
  • prep. Doing; involved in (with implications of mischief).
  • prep. Incumbent upon; the obligation of; the duty of.
  • prep. Considering all members of an equivalence class the same.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. busy or occupied with
  • adj. having the requisite qualities for


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