definition: (Inseparable) To follow a rule, decision or instruction
example: Everybody must abide by the law.
definition: (Inseparable) To explain the reason for something
example: There are more police in the streets to account for the increase in crime.
definition: (Inseparable) To want something or someone a lot
example: I'm really aching for a nice hot shower!
definition 1: (Inseparable) To take action because of something like information received
example: We must act on the governments decision before stock prices fall.
definition: (Intransitive) To affect something
example: The President's foreign policy only acts on certain EU countries.
definition: To make sense of or to seem reasonable
example: The witness testimony and evidence just don't add up
definition: To suggest or recommend that doing something is not a good idea
example: The attorney agent advised Lisa and Tom against taking legal action.
definition: To share the same opinion as someone
example: I agree with Karen, this office is too small.
definition: To take into consideration
example: We should overestimate the budget in order to allow for unforeseen complications.
definition 1: To make a serious, urgent or heartfelt request
example: Stephan said that he is going to appeal to a higher court for a different verdict.
definition: To be liked by someone
example: Satire is the type of humour that appeals to me the most.