1. [mid–late 19C] to outdo, to outwit, to deceive; thus potter, a trickster.
2. [mid-19C+] to shoot, esp. food for eating; thus potting n.
3. [late 19C] to punish.
4. [late 19C-1900s] to appropriate.
5. [late 19C–1910s] to take from, to extort.
6. [20C+] (Aus./N.Z.) to throw a stone.
7. [20C+] (US) to hit, to strike.
8. (Aus./N.Z.) in Und. uses.
(a) [late 19C-1910s] to arrest; to charge.
(b) [1900s–50s] to inform against, to hand over for trial.
(c) [1910s] (Aus.) to jail, to sentence.
9. [1940s] to render drunk.
10. [1970s] (S.Afr.) to drink.
11. [1990s+] of a man, to seduce, to have sexual intercourse with.
[1950s] (US) to kill.
see separate entry.