burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams
gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
a piece of paper money worth one dollar
distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
challenge; "I dare you!"
resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
elude, especially in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation"
To go against
the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number;
eminent beyond or above comparison; "matchless beauty"; "the team's nonpareil center fielder"; "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali"; "a peerless scholar"; "infamy unmatched in the Western world"; "wrote with unmatchable clarity"; "unrivaled mastery of her art"
indefinite in time or position; "he will come one day"; "one place or another"
being a single entity made by combining separate components; "three chemicals combining into one solution"
used informally as an intensifier; "that is one fine dog"
of the same kind or quality; "two animals of one species"
used of a single unit or thing; not two or more; "`ane' is Scottish"
having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice"
a single person or thing; "he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered"
be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on abortion"
be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion"
set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other"
fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say"
contrast with equal weight or force
watch, observe, or inquire secretly
give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
attend a dance or a party without a female companion