second - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theysecond
he/she/itseconds
present participleseconding
past tenseseconded
past participleseconded
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    /ˈsekənd/
    to officially support a proposal made by another person in a meeting

    The motion has been seconded.

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    /sɪˈkɒnd/
    British to send someone to work temporarily in another place

    She’s been seconded to the Foreign Office.