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Definition of second verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    second somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they second
    he / she / it seconds
    past simple seconded
    -ing form seconding
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  1. 1to state officially at a meeting that you support another person's idea, suggestion, etc. so that it can be discussed and/or voted on Any proposal must be seconded by two other members of the committee.
  2. 2(informal) “Thank God that's finished.” “I'll second that! (= I agree) compare propose