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Top 10 words with the most entries in the Oxford English Dictionary?

Here are the words with the most separate entries in the OED:
  1. "Set" has 464 definitions
  2. "Run"  396. 
  3. "Go" 368, 
  4. "take" 343, 
  5. "stand"  334, "
  6. "get"  289, 
  7. "turn"  288, 
  8. "put" 268, 
  9. "fall"  264, 
  10. "strike" 250.
Quick Quiz
  • What do all these words share in common? 
  • Which grammatical term describes all but one of them? Answers 


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