Verb > Salute

Verb > Salute 1 : to give a sign of respect to (a military officer, flag, etc.) by moving your right hand to your forehead : to give a salute to (someone or something) (+ object) He saluted the officer. Read More …

Verb > Compile

Verb > Compile (+ object) 1 a : to create (a CD, book, list, etc.) by gathering things (such as songs or pieces of writing or information) He compiled a book of poems. She compiled a list of names. b Read More …

Verb > Veg

Verb > Veg (no object) informal to spend time doing something that does not require much thought or effort ¡X usually + out We vegged out in front of the TV all afternoon. He’s vegging out on the couch.

Verb > Feign

Verb > Feign (+ object) to pretend to feel or be affected by (something) He would often feign (=fake) illness to get out of class. He feigned being ill. feign death/surprise/madness/sleep/ignorance – feigned adjective She greeted him with feigned nonchalance.

Verb > Hire

Verb > Hire 1 a : chiefly US : to give work or a job to (someone) in exchange for wages or a salary (+ object) She had very little office experience, so the company wouldn’t hire her. a hired Read More …

Verb > Fumble

Verb > Fumble 1 : (no object) : to search for something by reaching or touching with your fingers in an awkward or clumsy way She fumbled in her pocket for her keys. He fumbled (around) for the light switch. Read More …

Verb > Emerge

Verb > Emerge (no object) 1 a : to become known or apparent The facts emerged after a lengthy investigation. A simple pattern has emerged. (=become clear) Several possible candidates have emerged. 1 b : to become known or regarded Read More …

Verb > Migrate

Verb > Migrate (no object) 1 : to move from one country or place to live or work in another He migrates from New York to Florida each winter. Thousands of workers migrate to this area each summer. 2 : Read More …