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verb
  1. 1
    to move or travel to the place where you are

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    1. a.
      to go somewhere with someone

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    2. b.
      to move or travel a particular distance to where you are

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  2. 2
    to reach a particular state

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  3. 3
    to start doing something

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  4. 4
    to reach a particular point or level

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  5. 5
    if something such as a letter or message comes, you receive it

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  6. 6
    to happen

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  7. 7
    to be sold or produced

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    to be in a particular position in a series or list or at the end of a race

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the deep web

a part of the Internet that cannot be accessed with conventional browsers or search tools, often used for illegal activity

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digital hermit

a person who avoids using modern technologies like e-mail or the Internet

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