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Why

why (hwī, wī),USA pronunciation adv., conj., n., pl.  whys, interj. 
adv. 
  1. for what? for what reason, cause, or purpose?: Why did you behave so badly?

conj. 
  1. for what cause or reason: I don't know why he is leaving.
  2. for which;
    on account of which (usually after reason to introduce a relative clause): the reason why he refused to go.
  3. the reason for which: That is why he returned.

n. 
  1. a question concerning the cause or reason for which something is done, achieved, etc.: a child's unending hows and whys.
  2. the cause or reason: the whys and wherefores of a troublesome situation.

interj. 
  1. (used as an expression of surprise, hesitation, etc., or sometimes a mere expletive): Why, it's all gone!

Do

do1  (do̅o̅;[unstressed]dŏŏ, də),USA pronunciation v.  and auxiliary v., pres. sing. 1st pers.  do, 2nd  do  or ([Archaic])  do•est  or  dost, 3rd  does  or ([Archaic])  do•eth  or  doth, pres. pl.  do*  past sing. 1st pers.  did, 2nd  did  or ([Archaic])  didst, 3rd  did, past pl.  did;
 past part.  done;
 pres. part.  do•ing;
 n., pl.  dos, do's. 
v.t. 
  1. to perform (an act, duty, role, etc.): Do nothing until you hear the bell.
  2. to execute (a piece or amount of work): to do a hauling job.
  3. to accomplish;
    finish;
    complete: He has already done his homework.
  4. to put forth;
    exert: Do your best.
  5. to be the cause of (good, harm, credit, etc.);
    bring about;
    effect.
  6. to render, give, or pay (homage, justice, etc.).
  7. to deal with, fix, clean, arrange, move, etc., (anything) as the case may require: to do the dishes.
  8. to travel;
    traverse: We did 30 miles today.
  9. to serve;
    suffice for: This will do us for the present.
  10. to condone or approve, as by custom or practice: That sort of thing simply isn't done.
  11. to travel at the rate of (a specified speed): He was doing 80 when they arrested him.
  12. to make or prepare: I'll do the salad.
  13. to serve (a term of time) in prison, or, sometimes, in office.
  14. to create, form, or bring into being: She does wonderful oil portraits.
  15. to translate into or change the form or language of: MGM did the book into a movie.
  16. to study or work at or in the field of: I have to do my math tonight.
  17. to explore or travel through as a sightseer: They did Greece in three weeks.
  18. (used with a pronoun, as it or that, or with a general noun, as thing, that refers to a previously mentioned action): You were supposed to write thank-you letters; do it before tomorrow, please.
  19. to wear out;
    exhaust;
    tire: That last set of tennis did me.
  20. to cheat, trick, or take advantage of: That crooked dealer did him for $500 at poker.
  21. to attend or participate in: Let's do lunch next week.
  22. to use (a drug or drugs), esp. habitually: The police report said he was doing cocaine.

v.i. 
  1. to act or conduct oneself;
    be in action;
    behave.
  2. to rob;
    steal from: The law got him for doing a lot of banks.
  3. to proceed: to do wisely.
  4. to get along;
    fare;
    manage: to do without an automobile.
  5. to be in health, as specified: Mother and child are doing fine.
  6. to serve or be satisfactory, as for the purpose;
    be enough;
    suffice: Will this do?
  7. to finish or be finished.
  8. to happen;
    take place;
    transpire: What's doing at the office?
  9. (used as a substitute to avoid repetition of a verb or full verb expression): I think as you do.

auxiliary verb. 
  1. (used in interrogative, negative, and inverted constructions): Do you like music? I don't care. Seldom do we witness such catastrophes.
  2. [Archaic.](used in imperatives with you or thou expressed;
    and occasionally as a metric filler in verse): Do thou hasten to the king's side. The wind did blow, the rain did fall.
  3. (used to lend emphasis to a principal verb): Do visit us!
  4. do a number on (someone). See  number (def. 27).
  5. do away with: 
    • to put an end to;
      abolish.
    • to kill.
  6. do by, to deal with;
    treat: He had always done well by his family.
  7. do for: 
    • to cause the defeat, ruin, or death of.
    • [Chiefly Brit.]to cook and keep house for;
      manage or provide for.
  8. do in, [Informal.]
    • to kill, esp. to murder.
    • to injure gravely or exhaust;
      wear out;
      ruin: The tropical climate did them in.
    • to cheat or swindle: He was done in by an unscrupulous broker.
  9. do one proud. See  proud (def. 11).
  10. do one's number. See  number (def. 28).
  11. do one's (own ) thing. See  thing 1 (def. 17).
  12. do or die, to make a supreme effort.
  13. do out of, [Informal.]to swindle;
    cheat: A furniture store did me out of several hundred dollars.
  14. do over, to redecorate.
  15. do time, [Informal.]to serve a term in prison: It's hard to get a decent job once you've done time.
  16. do to death. See  death (def. 15).
  17. do up, [Informal.]
    • to wrap and tie up.
    • to pin up or arrange (the hair).
    • to renovate;
      launder;
      clean.
    • to wear out;
      tire.
    • to fasten: Do up your coat.
    • to dress: The children were all done up in funny costumes.
  18. do with, to gain advantage or benefit from;
    make use of: I could do with more leisure time.
  19. do without: 
    • to forgo;
      dispense with.
    • to dispense with the thing mentioned: The store doesn't have any, so you'll have to do without.
  20. have to do with. See  have (def. 36).
  21. make do, to get along with what is at hand, despite its inadequacy: I can't afford a new coat so I have to make do with this one.

n. 
  1. a burst of frenzied activity;
    action;
    commotion.
  2. a hairdo or hair styling.
  3. a swindle;
    hoax.
  4. [Chiefly Brit.]a festive social gathering;
    party.
  5. dos and don'ts, customs, rules, or regulations: The dos and don'ts of polite manners are easy to learn.

Scratch

scratch (skrach),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. to break, mar, or mark the surface of by rubbing, scraping, or tearing with something sharp or rough: to scratch one's hand on a nail.
  2. to dig, scrape, or tear (something) out or off with or as if with the nails, claws, etc.: to scratch the burs off one's coat.
  3. to rub or scrape slightly, as with the fingernails, to relieve itching.
  4. to rub or draw along a rough, grating surface: to scratch a match on the sidewalk.
  5. to erase, cancel, strike out, or eliminate (a name, something written, etc.) by or as if by drawing a line through it (often fol. by out): Scratch out the third name on the list.
  6. to withdraw (an entry) from a race or competition.
  7. [U.S. Politics.]
    • to divide (one's vote) though predominantly supporting one political party or faction.
    • to strike out or reject a particular name or names on (a party ticket) in voting.
  8. to write or draw by scraping or cutting the lines into a surface: She scratched her initials on the glass.
  9. to manipulate (a phonograph record) back and forth under the stylus to produce rhythmic sounds.

v.i. 
  1. to use the nails, claws, etc., for tearing, digging, etc.
  2. to relieve itching by rubbing or scraping lightly, as with the fingernails.
  3. to make a slight grating noise, as a pen.
  4. to earn a living or to manage in any respect with great difficulty: We scratched along that year on very little money.
  5. to withdraw or be withdrawn from a contest or competition.
  6. (in certain card games) to make no score;
    earn no points.
  7. [Billiards, Pool.]to make a shot that results in a penalty, esp. to pocket the cue ball without hitting the object ball.

n. 
  1. a slight injury, mar, or mark, usually thin and shallow, caused by scratching: three scratches on my leg; a noticeable scratch on the table.
  2. a rough mark made by a pen, pencil, etc.;
    scrawl.
  3. an act of scratching.
  4. the slight grating sound caused by scratching.
  5. the starting place, starting time, or status of a competitor in a handicap who has no allowance and no penalty.
  6. [Billiards, Pool.]
    • a shot resulting in a penalty, esp. a pocketing of the cue ball without hitting the object ball.
    • a fluke or lucky shot.
  7. (in certain card games) a score of zero;
    nothing.
  8. [Baseball.]See  scratch hit. 
  9. See  scratch wig. 
  10. money;
    cash.
  11. from scratch: 
    • from the very beginning or starting point.
    • from nothing;
      without resources: After the depression he started another business from scratch.
  12. up to scratch, in conformity with a certain standard;
    adequate;
    satisfactory: The local symphony orchestra has improved this year, but it is still not up to scratch.

adj. 
  1. used for hasty writing, notes, etc.: scratch paper.
  2. without any allowance, penalty, or handicap, as a competitor or contestant.
  3. done by or dependent on chance: a scratch shot.
  4. gathered hastily and indiscriminately: a scratch crew.
  5. done or made from scratch: a scratch cake.
scratcha•ble, adj. 
scratcha•bly, adv. 
scratcher, n. 
scratchless, adj. 
scratchlike′, adj. 

The

the1  (stressed ᵺē; unstressed before a consonant ᵺə;
unstressed before a vowel ᵺē),USA pronunciation
 definite article. 
  1. (used, esp. before a noun, with a specifying or particularizing effect, as opposed to the indefinite or generalizing force of the indefinite article a or an): the book you gave me; Come into the house.
  2. (used to mark a proper noun, natural phenomenon, ship, building, time, point of the compass, branch of endeavor, or field of study as something well-known or unique):the sun;
    the Alps;
    theQueen Elizabeth;
    the past; the West.
  3. (used with or as part of a title): the Duke of Wellington; the Reverend John Smith.
  4. (used to mark a noun as indicating the best-known, most approved, most important, most satisfying, etc.): the skiing center of the U.S.; If you're going to work hard, now is the time.
  5. (used to mark a noun as being used generically): The dog is a quadruped.
  6. (used in place of a possessive pronoun, to note a part of the body or a personal belonging): He won't be able to play football until the leg mends.
  7. (used before adjectives that are used substantively, to note an individual, a class or number of individuals, or an abstract idea): to visit the sick; from the sublime to the ridiculous.
  8. (used before a modifying adjective to specify or limit its modifying effect): He took the wrong road and drove miles out of his way.
  9. (used to indicate one particular decade of a lifetime or of a century): the sixties; the gay nineties.
  10. (one of many of a class or type, as of a manufactured item, as opposed to an individual one): Did you listen to the radio last night?
  11. enough: He saved until he had the money for a new car. She didn't have the courage to leave.
  12. (used distributively, to note any one separately) for, to, or in each;
    a or an: at one dollar the pound.

Floor

floor (flôr, flōr),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. that part of a room, hallway, or the like, that forms its lower enclosing surface and upon which one walks.
  2. a continuous, supporting surface extending horizontally throughout a building, having a number of rooms, apartments, or the like, and constituting one level or stage in the structure;
    story.
  3. a level, supporting surface in any structure: the elevator floor.
  4. one of two or more layers of material composing a floor: rough floor; finish floor.
  5. a platform or prepared level area for a particular use: a threshing floor.
  6. the bottom of any more or less hollow place: the floor of a tunnel.
  7. a more or less flat extent of surface: the floor of the ocean.
  8. the part of a legislative chamber, meeting room, etc., where the members sit, and from which they speak.
  9. the right of one member to speak from such a place in preference to other members: The senator from Alaska has the floor.
  10. the area of a floor, as in a factory or retail store, where items are actually made or sold, as opposed to offices, supply areas, etc.: There are only two salesclerks on the floor.
  11. the main part of a stock or commodity exchange or the like, as distinguished from the galleries, platform, etc.
  12. the bottom, base, or minimum charged, demanded, or paid: The government avoided establishing a price or wage floor.
  13. an underlying stratum, as of ore, usually flat.
  14. [Naut.]
    • the bottom of a hull.
    • any of a number of deep, transverse framing members at the bottom of a steel or iron hull, generally interrupted by and joined to any vertical keel or keelsons.
    • the lowermost member of a frame in a wooden vessel.
  15. mop or  wipe the floor with, [Informal.]to overwhelm completely;
    defeat: He expected to mop the floor with his opponents.
  16. take the floor, to arise to address a meeting.

v.t. 
  1. to cover or furnish with a floor.
  2. to bring down to the floor or ground;
    knock down: He floored his opponent with one blow.
  3. to overwhelm;
    defeat.
  4. to confound or puzzle;
    nonplus: I was floored by the problem.
  5. Also,  floorboard. to push (a foot-operated accelerator pedal) all the way down to the floor of a vehicle, for maximum speed or power.
floorless, adj. 

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