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verb
  1. 1
    to do something for a particular reason or in a particular way

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    1. a.
      to do something immediately, especially in order to deal with an urgent problem

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  2. 4
    to perform in plays or movies

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  3. 5
    to start to have an effect

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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