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jog

JOG, v.t. [Eng. shock, shake.] To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to give notice or excite attention by a slight push.

Sudden I jogged Ulysses.

JOG, v.i. To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot.

So hung his destiny, never to rot,

While he might still jog on, and keep his trot.

1. To walk or travel idly, heavily or slowly.

Thus they jog on, still tricking, never thriving.

JOG, n. A push; a slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention. When your friend falls asleep at church, give him a jog.

1. A rub; a small stop; obstruction.



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JOG, v.t. [Eng. shock, shake.] To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to give notice or excite attention by a slight push.

Sudden I jogged Ulysses.

JOG, v.i. To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot.

So hung his destiny, never to rot,

While he might still jog on, and keep his trot.

1. To walk or travel idly, heavily or slowly.

Thus they jog on, still tricking, never thriving.

JOG, n. A push; a slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention. When your friend falls asleep at church, give him a jog.

1. A rub; a small stop; obstruction.

JOG, n.

  1. A push; a slight shake; a shake or push intended to give nonce or awaken attention. When your friend falls asleep at church, give him a jog.
  2. A rub; a small stop; obstruction. Glanville.

JOG, v.i.

  1. To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot. So hung his destiny, never to rot, / While he might still jog on, and keep his trot. – Milton.
  2. To walk or travel idly, heavily or slowly. Thus they jog on, still tricking, never thriving. – Dryden.

JOG, v.t. [Qu. W. gogi, to shake, or D. schokken, to jolt or shake, which seems to be the Fr. choquer, Eng. shock, shake.]

To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to give notice or excite attention by a slight push. Sudden I jogged Ulysses. – Pope.


Jog
  1. To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to jostle; esp., to push or touch, in order to give notice, to excite one's attention, or to warn.

    Now leaps he upright, jogs me, and cries: Do you see
    Yonder well-favored youth?
    Donne.

    Sudden I jogged Ulysses, who was laid
    Fast by my side.
    Pope.

  2. To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot; to move slowly, leisurely, or monotonously; -- usually with on, sometimes with over.

    Jog on, jog on, the footpath way. Shak.

    So hung his destiny, never to rot,
    While he might still jog on and keep his trot.
    Milton.

    The good old ways our sires jogged safely over. R. Browning.

  3. A slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention; a push; a jolt.

    To give them by turns an invisible jog. Swift.

  4. To suggest to; to notify; to remind; to call the attention of; as, to jog the memory.
  5. A rub; a slight stop; an obstruction; hence, an irregularity in motion of from; a hitch; a break in the direction of a line or the surface of a plane.

    Glanvill.

    Jog trot, a slow, regular, jolting gait; hence, a routine habit or method, persistently adhered to. T. Hook.

  6. To cause to jog; to drive at a jog, as a horse. See Jog, v. i.
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Jog

JOG, verb transitive [Eng. shock, shake.] To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to give notice or excite attention by a slight push.

Sudden I jogged Ulysses.

JOG, verb intransitive To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot.

So hung his destiny, never to rot,

While he might still jog on, and keep his trot.

1. To walk or travel idly, heavily or slowly.

Thus they jog on, still tricking, never thriving.

JOG, noun A push; a slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention. When your friend falls asleep at church, give him a jog

1. A rub; a small stop; obstruction.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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determine

DETERMINE, v.t. [L., to bound; a boundary or limit. Gr. See Term.]

1. To end; particularly, to end by the decision or conclusion of a cause, or of a doubtful or controverted point; applicable to the decisions of the mind, or to judicial decisions. We say, I had determined this question in my own mind; the court has determined the cause.

2. To end and fix; to settle ultimately; as, this event determined his fate.

3. To fix on; to settle or establish; as, to determine the proper season for planting seeds.

God--hath determined the times before appointed. Acts 17.

4. To end; to limit; to bound; to confine. Yonder hill determines our view. Knowledge is determined by the sight.

5. To give a direction to; to influence the choice; that is, to limit to a particular purpose or direction; as, this circumstance determined him to the study of law. Also, to give a direction to material bodies in their course; as, impulse may determine a moving body to this or that point.

6. To resolve, that is, to end or settle a point in the mind, as in Definition first.

I determined this with myself. 2 Corinthians 2.

Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus. Acts 20.

7. To destroy. [Not used.]

8. To put an end to; as, to determine a will.

9. To settle or ascertain, as something uncertain.

The character of the soul is determined by the character of its God.

DETERMINE, v.i.

1. To resolve; to conclude; to come to a decision.

He shall pay as the judges determine. Exodus 21.

It is indifferent how the learned shall determine concerning this matter.

2. To end; to terminate. The danger determined by the death of the conspirators. Revolutions often determine in setting up tyranny at home, or in conquest from abroad.

Some estates may determine, on future contingencies.

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