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  • v. To explain by relating circumstances; to show that some one, thing or members of a group are present or have been processed.
  • v. To be the primary cause of
  • v. To constitute in amount or portion.
  • v. To make or render a reckoning of funds, persons, or things.
  • v. To be answerable for.
  • v. To destroy or put out of action.

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

  • v. give reasons for
  • v. be the reason or explanation for


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