(medicine) Initialism of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
(medicine) Initialism of acquired aplastic anemia.
(medicine) Initialism of acute anxiety attack.
(medicine) Initialism of amalgam.
(medicine) Initialism of androgenic anabolic agent.
Indication of amazement or surprise or enthusiasm.
Indication of joyful pleasure.
Indication of mouth being opened wide.
Indication of sympathy.
The sound of one screaming (with as many a's or h's as needed for emphasis).
To express understanding.
Expression of amazement, surprise, enthusiasm, or fear.
Expression of joy and/or pleasure.
The exclamation aah.
To express amazement or surprise or enthusiasm, especially by the interjection aah.
To express joy or pleasure, especially by the interjection aah.
A reddish dyestuff obtained from the roots of the East Indian shrubs Morinda citrifolia and Morinda tinctoria.
The Indian mulberry or noni (Morinda citrifolia, Morinda tinctoria), a shrub found in Southeast Asia, the East Indies and the Pacific islands as far as French Polynesia.
(historical) A Dutch and German measure of liquids, used in England for Rhine wine, varying in different cities, being in Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, in Antwerp 36½, and in Hamburg 38¼.
A coarse, often striped, felted fabric from the Middle East, woven from goat or camel hair.
A loose-fitting sleeveless garment, made from aba or silk, worn by Arabs.
An altazimuth used for astronomy on either land or water.
An outer garment made of the above, very simple in form, worn by the Arabs of the desert. The illustration shows such an aba, made of two breadths of stuff sewed together to make an oblong about four by nine feet.
The electric fish Gymnarchus niloticus (frankfish, freshwater rat-tail, African knifefish), found in swamps, lakes and rivers in Africa.
(UK) A filling pick used in weaving.
A rough wool from the inferior parts of the fleece, used for the woof or weft.
A type of yarn for the warp.
(intransitive, infinitive, Britain, uncommon) To be.
(Australia, offensive, ethnic slur, slang) An aborigine; aboriginal.
Abbreviation of abstract.
(informal) The abdominal muscles. plural of ab
(mathematics) Initialism of absolute value function.
Acronym of absolute temperature.
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ab
(academics) all but thesis: A description of the status of a masters, doctoral, or (infrequently) undergraduate student who has completed all degree requirements except the culminating thesis.
(text messaging) Abbreviation of about.
Alternative letter-case form of ABV (“alcohol by volume”).
(archaic) To pay the penalty for (something); to atone for, to make amends.
(archaic, figuratively) To pay (something) as a penalty; to suffer (something).
(obsolete except Scotland) To endure or tolerate (something); to experience.
(obsolete) To pay for (something); to buy.
To endure; to remain.
To pay the penalty; to atone.
(text messaging, Internet slang) Abbreviation of actually.
(UK, slang) Excellent.
(slang) Asexual, not experiencing sexual attraction.
(US) A perfect score on a school exam.
(US, baseball) The best pitcher on the team.
(US, baseball, dated, 19th century) A run.
(US, golf, disc golf) A hole in one.
(US, slang) A dollar bill.
(card games, dice games) A card or die face so marked.
(card games, dice games) A single point or spot on a playing card or die normally indicating it as the prime, i.e. first and forefront. (in playing cards, of that series)
(physics, obsolete) A quark.
(slang) A person who is asexual.
(sometimes attributive) An expert at something; a maverick, genius; a person owning a "first rank" talent.
(sports) A point won by a single stroke, as in handball, rackets, etc.
(tennis, volleyball) A serve won without the opponent hitting the ball.
A military aircraft pilot who is credited with shooting down many enemy aircraft, typically five or more.
A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.
Any of various hesperiid butterflies.
The ball marked with the number 1 in pool and related games.
(US) To pass (a test, interviews etc.) perfectly.
(golf) To make an ace (hole in one).
(tennis) To win a point by an ace.
Alternative form of och
An expression of annoyance.
(obsolete) Any of several species of plants, such as smallage, wild celery, parsley.
(radio communications) acknowledged
Expressing distaste, alarm, or trepidation.
(data communications) acknowledgment signal
(military, now historical) The letter A as used in signalling and other types of communications.
Alternative form of ACK.
plural of ac
(countable) A display of behaviour meant to deceive.
(countable) A display of behaviour.
(countable) A formal or official record of something done.
(countable) A performer or performers in a show.
(countable) Any organized activity.
(countable) Something done, a deed.
(countable, drama) A division of a theatrical performance.
(law) Ellipsis of act of parliament.
(law, countable) A product of a legislative body, a statute.
(obsolete, uncountable) Actuality.
(theology) Something done once and for all, as distinguished from a work.
A thesis maintained in public, in some English universities, by a candidate for a degree, or to show the proficiency of a student.
The process of doing something.
(copulative) To convey an appearance of being.
(intransitive) Of a play: to be acted out (well or badly).
(intransitive) To behave in a certain manner for an indefinite length of time.
(intransitive) To do something that causes a change binding on the doer.
(intransitive) To do something.
(intransitive) To perform a theatrical role.
(intransitive, construed with on or upon) To have an effect (on).
(mathematics, intransitive, construed with on or upon, of a group) To map via a homomorphism to a group of automorphisms (of).
(obsolete, Scotland, transitive) To enact; to decree.
(obsolete, transitive) To do (something); to perform.
(obsolete, transitive) To move to action; to actuate; to animate.
(transitive) To feign.
(transitive) To play (a role).
(computer science) An act or instance of adding.
(radio) The addition of a song to a station's playlist.
(video games) An additional enemy that joins a fight after the primary target.
(intransitive) To make an addition; to augment; to increase; to add on.
(intransitive, mathematics) To perform the arithmetical operation of addition.
(intransitive, video games) To summon minions or reinforcements.
(transitive) To append (e.g. a statement); to say further information; to add on.
(transitive) To combine elements of (something) into one quantity.
(transitive) To give by way of increased possession (to someone); to bestow (on).
(transitive) To join or unite (e.g. one thing to another, or as several particulars) so as to increase the number, augment the quantity, or enlarge the magnitude, or so as to form into one aggregate.
To sum up; to put together mentally; to add up.
A drink made from a fruit, especially a fizzy one.
Alternative spelling of adj.
trouble; troublesome business; fuss, commotion
plural of ad
(chiefly US) Alternative spelling of adze
(rare) plural of a, the name of the letter A.
(soccer) Alternative form of a.e.t.
(debating) affirmative; the resolution made by one group and countered by the opposing group's negative
located at the back of a boat, ship, or airplane
(nautical) At, near, or towards the stern of a vessel (with the frame of reference within the vessel).
(dated slang) Alternative form of afternoon: the time of day from noon until early evening.
(nautical) The stern portion of a vessel.
Alternative spelling of agha
(astrology) One of the twelve divisions of a Great Year, equal to roughly 2000 years and goverened by one of the zodiacal signs; a Platonic month.
(countable) A generation.
(countable) A great period in the history of the Earth.
(countable) A particular period of time in history, as distinguished from others.
(countable) A period of one hundred years; a century.
(countable) One of the stages of life.
(countable) The number of full years, months, days, hours, etc., that someone, or something, has been alive.
(countable) The people who live during a particular period.
(countable) The time of life at which some particular power or capacity is understood to become vested.
(countable) The whole duration of a being, whether human, animal, plant, or other kind, being alive.
(countable, geology) The shortest geochronologic unit, being a period of thousands to millions of years; a subdivision of an epoch (or sometimes a subepoch).
(countable, hyperbolic) A long time.
(countable, poker) The right of the player to the left of the dealer to pass the first round in betting, and then to come in last or stay out; also, the player holding this position; the eldest hand.
(uncountable) An advanced period of life; the latter part of life; the state of being old, old age, senility; seniority.
(uncountable) Mature age; especially, the time of life at which one attains full personal rights and capacities.
(uncountable) That part of the duration of a being or a thing which is between its beginning and any given time; specifically the size of that part.
(intransitive) To grow aged; to become old; to show marks of age.
(intransitive, informal, of a statement, prediction) To be viewed or turn out in some way after a certain time has passed.
(transitive) To cause to grow old; to impart the characteristics of age to.
(transitive) To indicate that a person has been alive for a certain period of time, especially a long one.
(transitive, accounting) To categorize by age.
(transitive, figuratively) To postpone an action that would extinguish something, as a debt.
An exclamation of mild horror, disgust or frustration
(archaic or dialectal) Nearly gone; dead (used in Devonshire at the turn of the 19th century)
plural of ag
An exclamation of surprise, exaltation, or contempt.
An exclamation of understanding, realization, invention, or recognition.
plural of ah
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ah
On Rapa Nui, a stone platform on which moai (statues) were erected.
The goitered gazelle, Gazella subgutturosa.
Alternative spelling of ayah
(countable) A helper; an assistant.
(countable) Alternative form of aide (“an aide-de-camp”)
(countable) Something which helps; a material source of help.
(countable, Britain) An exchequer loan.
(countable, Britain) An historical subsidy granted to the crown by Parliament for an extraordinary purpose, such as a war effort.
(countable, chiefly in the plural, horse racing) The rider's use of hands, legs, voice, etc. to control the horse.
(countable, law) A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his feudal lord on special occasions.
(uncountable) Help; assistance; succor, relief.
(climbing) To climb with the use of aids such as pitons.
(transitive) To provide support to; to further the progress of; to help; to assist.
(Northern England, rare) To drive.
(obsolete) Painful; troublesome.
(obsolete) An ailment; trouble; illness.
The awn of barley or other types of corn.
(intransitive) To be ill; to suffer; to be troubled.
(transitive) To cause to suffer; to trouble, afflict. (Now chiefly in interrogative or indefinite constructions.)
(obsolete) Conjecture; guess.
Initialism of America Online. AIM; AOL Instant Messenger.
Intention or goal
The ability of someone to aim straight; one's faculty for being able to hit a physical target
The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.
The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, or object, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, such as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.
(intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive
(intransitive) To point or direct a missile, or a weapon which propels as missile, towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it
(intransitive, obsolete) To guess or conjecture.
(transitive) To direct (something verbal) towards a certain person, thing, or group
(transitive) To direct or point (e.g. a weapon), at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object
(countable, uncountable) An air conditioner or the processed air it produces.
(historical, medicine) understood as a particular local substance with supposed effects on human health.
(historical, philosophy, alchemy) understood as one of the four elements of the ancient Greeks and Romans.
(informal) Nothing; absence of anything.
(music) A song, especially a solo; an aria.
(obsolete, chemistry) Any specific gas.
(physics) understood as a gaseous mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, and various trace gases.
(snowboarding, skateboarding, motor sports) A jump in which one becomes airborne.
(uncountable, meteorology) The substance constituting Earth's atmosphere
(usually in the plural) Pretension; snobbishness; pretence that one is better than others.
(usually with the) The apparently open space above the ground which this substance fills, (historical) formerly thought to be limited by the firmament but (meteorology) now considered to be surrounded by the near vacuum of outer space.
A breeze; a gentle wind.
A feeling or sense.
A sense of poise, graciousness, or quality.
A television or radio signal; (by extension) media broadcasts in general.
(Britain, MLE, slang) To ignore (a person).
(intransitive) To be broadcast.
(transitive) To broadcast (a television show etc.).
Pronunciation spelling of are.
To bring (something) into contact with the air, so as to freshen or dry it.
To discuss varying viewpoints on a given topic.
To let fresh air into a room or a building, to ventilate.
plural of ai
(Scotland) An oat.
An island in a river, especially the River Thames in England.
Alternative letter-case form of AKA
(New Zealand) forever
Archaic spelling of ache.
(Islam, MLE, slang) Brother; a close male friend or associate.
In Egyptian mythology, (roughly) a spirit of the dead that has successfully completed its transition to the afterlife.
(anatomy) A wing or winglike anatomic process or part, especially of bone.
(architecture) In ancient Rome, a small room opening into a larger room or courtyard.
(botany) The flattened border of some stems, fruits, and seeds, or one of the two side petals of certain flowers in the pea family.
(colloquial) Alternative form of a la.
(Christianity, chiefly Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism) A long, white robe worn by priests and other ministers, underneath most of the other vestments.
Abbreviation of alcohol.
(dated) A beer made without hops.
A beer produced by so-called warm fermentation and not pressurized.
A festival in English country places, so called from the liquor drunk.
(text messaging) Abbreviation of all good.
Abbreviation of alkali.
Abbreviation of alkaline.
Archaic spelling of auk.
(Pennsylvania, dialect) All gone; dead.
(degree) So much.
(obsolete, poetic) Even; just.
A quotative particle, compare like.
Wholly; entirely; completely; totally.
Every individual or anything of the given class, with no exceptions (the noun or noun phrase denoting the class must be plural or uncountable).
Only; alone; nothing but.
Throughout the whole of (a stated period of time; generally used with units of a day or longer).
(countable) The totality of one's possessions.
(with a possessive pronoun) Everything that one is capable of.
(chiefly Southern US, Midland US, Scotland, Northern Ireland, India) Used after who, what, where, how and similar words, either without changing their meaning, or indicating that one expects that they cover more than one element, e.g. that "who all attended" is more than one person. (Some dialects only allow this to follow some words and not others.)
The only thing(s).
(nonstandard) Something given to the poor as charity: a singular gift of alms.
A very high mountain. Specifically, one of the Alps, the highest chain of mountains in Europe.
Obsolete form of also.
plural of al
Abbreviation of alternate.
Abbreviation of alternative, especially as a cultural phenomenon seen as being outside the mainstream of its genre.
(Internet) An alternate account.
(Internet, gaming) An alternate or secondary character.
(finance) An alternative investment or alternative fund.
(music) High pitch, of a voice or instrument; especially, the octave above the top line of the treble stave.
(now archaic) A state of excitement, a heightened emotional condition.
Abbreviation of altitude.
Synonym of altbier
Alternative form of aloo
(Ayurveda) A toxic byproduct of improper or incomplete digestion.
(Philippines, Chinese Filipino, colloquial) paternal grandmother; paternal grandma
(Philippines, Chinese Filipino, colloquial) term of address for one's paternal grandmother
(nautical) The float on the outrigger of a proa or trimaran.
A traditional Japanese pearl diver, typically female.
Alternative spelling of amah
Fabric made from the hair of a camel or goat.
(palynology) The outline of a spore or pollen grain, as seen in a polar view.