wield´a|ble

wield´a|ble
wield «weeld», transitive verb.
1. a) to hold and use; manage; control: »

to wield a hammer. A writer wields the pen. The people wield the power in a democracy.

2. Obsolete. to govern; command.
[Middle English welden, Old English weldan]
wield´a|ble, adjective.
wield´er, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • wield´er — wield «weeld», transitive verb. 1. a) to hold and use; manage; control: »to wield a hammer. A writer wields the pen. The people wield the power in a democracy. 2. Obsolete. to govern; command. ╂[Middle English …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wieldable — Wield a*ble, a. Capable of being wielded. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

  • er — er·i·an·thus; er·ic; er·i·ca; er·i·ca·ce·ae; er·i·cad; er·i·ca·les; er·i·ce·tal; er·i·ce·tic·o·lous; er·i·coid; er·i·co·phyte; erig·er·on; er·i·glos·sa; er·ik·ite; er·i·na·ceous; er·i·na·ceus; er·in·ite; er·i·nose; er·i·o·bot·rya;… …   English syllables

  • un — un·abridged; un·accountable; un·answered; un·aware; un·balance; un·be; un·believe; un·bending; un·blown; un·bolted; un·bound; un·cal·low; un·certain; un·cial; un·ci·form; un·cle; un·clean·ly; un·co; un·collectible; un·comely; un·common;… …   English syllables

  • govern — gov·ern / gə vərn/ vt 1: to exercise continuous sovereign authority over; esp: to control and direct the administration of policy in 2: to exert a determining or guiding influence in or over the testator s assets are govern ed by will substitutes …   Law dictionary

  • manipulate — ma·nip·u·late /mə ni pyə ˌlāt/ vt lat·ed, lat·ing: to change by artful or unfair means so as to serve one s purpose; specif: to affect (the price of securities) artificially in order to deceive or mislead investors ma·nip·u·la·ble /mə ni pyə lə… …   Law dictionary

  • ly — ly·so·genesis; ly·so·genetic; Ly·sol; ly·so·lecithin; ly·so·zyme; ly·syl; ly·thra·ce·ae; ly·thra·les; ly·thrum; mach·i·a·vel·li·an·ly; ma·chine·ly; mac·ro·ceph·a·ly; mad·ly; mag·i·cal·ly; mag·is·te·ri·al·ly; mag·is·tral·ly; mag·net·i·cal·ly;… …   English syllables

  • sway — [[t]sweɪ[/t]] v. i. 1) to move or swing to and fro, as something fastened at one end 2) to move or incline to one side 3) to incline in opinion, sympathy, etc 4) to fluctuate or vacillate, as in opinion 5) to wield power; exercise rule 6) to… …   From formal English to slang


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