1,500 terms

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a
a before a noun ( "an" if the noun begins with a vowel)
able
having the necessary power
about
having to do with
above
overhead
accept
to receive or to take something given
according (to)
as stated by
account
a list of money operations
accuse
charge with having done something wrong
achieve
to succeed
across
to the opposite side
act
process of doing something
adapt
make fit for
add
to put with
admit
to permit to enter, to accept
adult
one who is of legal age
advertisement
to give public notice ( press, radio, TV, web, roadside )
advise
to give advice
affect
to have an effect upon
afraid
filled with fear
after
behind, next to, later in time
again
once more
against
in an opposite direction to
age
time of life
agency
a business or service acting for others
ago
gone by, past
agree
have the same opinion
ahead
in a forward direction
aid
to help
aim
to direct, a purpose
air
gases that surround the earth
alive
having life
all
the whole of
allow
to permit
ally
to unite or join for a purpose
almost
nearly, not quite
alone
apart from other people
along
on, with a forward motion
already
by this time
also
in addition, besides
although
even if
always
every time, continuously
among
in the middle of
amount
a total
and
used to connect words or sentences
anger
strong feeling of displeasure
angle
space between two lines extending from the same point
announce
make known
another
some other
answer
words in return to a question
any
one out of many
apartment
a series of connected rooms, a flat
apologize
to express regret
appeal
make a request
appear
to come to be seen
apple
a round fruit
apply
1° to put into service
2° to ask for something
appoint
to name to a position
approve
to agree with something or somebody, to okay
area
a space
argue
to discuss with someone who disagrees
arm
human upper body part, weapon
army
a group of people armed for war
around
on all sides
arrest
to seize or hold by legal authority
arrive
to come to a place
art
the creation of beautiful or important things
as
to the same degree
ask
to put a question to
assist
to help
at
near to, by, in
attach
to join one thing to another by some means
attack
to set upon with force
attempt
to make an effort at
attend
to be present at
attention
a mental effort toward one thing
authority
the power to enforce something on someone
automatic
acting or operating by itself
autumn
the season between summer and winter, the fall
available
for use by someone
average
usual quantity
avoid
to keep away from
awake
to stop sleeping
award
to give for high performance or quality
away
at a distance from a given place or position
baby
a very young child
back
1° opposite of "front"
2° return
bad
not good
bag
a soft container with a single opening
balance
equality between two parts or two quantities
ball
a round object used in games
ballot
a paper used to vote
ban
forbid by law or authority
bank
a place where one can borrow money
bar
long piece of solid material, a place where one can buy and enjoy drinks
barrier
a structure to block a way
base
the lowest material
basket
a small container
bath
large container used to wash the body
battle
a fight between armed forces
be
describes the quality of being
bear
to carry, to support
beat
to strike with force more than once
beauty
quality that gives pleasure to the senses
because
for the reason that
become
to grow or come to be
bed
anything to sleep on
beer
a drink which is dangerous for self-control
before
earlier
begin
to do the first step of an action
behind
at the back
believe
to accept as true or real
bell
an object that made a warning sound when struck
belong
to be the property of
below
in or to a lower place
bend
opposite of straighten
beside
at the side of
best
most excellent
betray
to be disloyal
better
higher in quality
between
in the space or time separating
big
of great size
bill
a statement of charges
bird
a flying animal with wings
birth
the act of being born
bit
a smal quantity
bite
to cut into or off with the teeth
black
opposite to withe
blade
cutting part of anything like a knife
blame
to hold responsible, to express disagreement
blank
surface not written or printed on
blanket
bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
bleed
to lose blood
blind
not able to see
block
1° a space in town within 4 streets
2° to stop the way
blood
the red fluid which the heart sends to all parts of the body
blow
to moe as the wind does
blue
a color like that of a clear sky
board
1° a flat piece of wood
2° to sleep and take meals
boat
a small open floating structure to travel on water
body
the whole material part of a human being
bomb
a weapon dropped on a target
bone
material that makes up the skeleton
bonus
an extra to an employee
book
printed material with pages between covers
boot
shoe that covers the whole foot and lower leg
border
line separtating two countries, properties, or subjects
born
brougth into existence
borrow
to get from someone and be returned
boss
a person who exercises control over employees
both
two together
bottle
a container, usually glass
bottom
the lowest or deepest part
box
a container, often with a cover
boy
a male child
boycott
to refuse dealing with, as a way of protest
brain
in the head, for the exercise of emotion and thought
brake
a device for slowing or stopping motion
branch
a division of something
brave
controlling one's fear when facing a danger
bread
common food made from wheat
break
to cause to come to pieces
breathe
to get air in and out of one's chest
brick
a block of hard material used in building
bridge
a structure to pass over a waterway, or another road
brief
to inform
bright
shining
bring
take something or somebody with oneself to a nearer position
broad
wide
broadcast
to send on by radio or television
brother
a male person having the same parents as another
brown
a colour similar to that of dark wood or earth
brush
a tool with hair firmly set into a handle for cleaning
budget
a plan for meeting costs
build
make by putting materials together
bullet
a piece of metal to be shot from a gun
burn
to be or set on fire
burst
to force open or fly apart suddenly
bury
to place in the ground
business
a company, a professional activity
busy
actively at work
but
however
butter
a yellow fat food made from milk
button
a small disk on a piece of clothing to keep it closed
buy
to get by giving money
by
by means of
cabinet
piece of furniture to store things
call
a loud cry ofthen in protest, opposition, or when asking for an answer
calm
quiet
camera
equipment for taking pictures
camp
a shelter for a short time
campaign
a series of actions taken to get something done
can
1° a metal container
2° to be able to
cancel
to suppress
capture
to take by force
car
automobile
card
a small flat piece of thin cardboard
care
serious attention
carriage
an outdated four-wheel vehicle
carry
to take from one place to another
case
1° an exemple
2° a container
cash
money in the form of paper-bills or metal
cat
a small family animal
catch
to capture
cause
a reason
celebrate
to observe an event with ceremonies
cell
1° a small material of a whole
2° a device for storing electricity
center
a middle point
century
a period of 100 years
ceremony
a formal set of acts done according to custom
certain
definite, sure
chain
any series of things
chair
a seat with a back
chairman
one that holds first place, the officer who presides the meeting
challenge
an invitation to compete, to debate a point of view
champion
an active supporter
chance
a possibility due to a good combination of conditions
change
1° to make different
2° the money received when what you give is too high
channel
a body of water joining two larger ones, a television broadcasting station
character
combination of qualities of a person
charge
1° to ask as a price
2° to accuse
chart
1° a map
2° a display of information
chase
to go after to try to catch
cheap
not dear (in terms of money)
check
to prove true or right
cheer
shout of approval
cheese
food made from milk
chemical
dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
chest
the part of the body between neck and stomach
chief
a person who is in charge and gives orders to others
child
a young person, not an adult
choose
select among others
church
a building for religious meetings
circle
a round line always at the same distance from a central point
citizen
a person belonging to a nation
city
a large town
civilian
a person in civil life, not in the armed forces
claim
to demand as one's due
clash
make or cause to make a loud sound
class
a group of students working together
clean
1° not dirty
2° to make clean by removing dirt
clear
easy to see through
climate
the weather of the place
climb
to go upward with continuous progress
clock
an instrument showing time
close
to cause to stop operation, to suppress an opening (door, window)
cloth
material, textil
cloud
a white or gray natural body moving by the wind in the sky
coal
a black substance used as natural fuel
coast
the land next to the sea
coat
a warm article of clothing covering the whole body, worm outside
code
a set of laws or rules
cold
opposite of hot
collect
to get or gather together
college
an organization of higher learning
colony
a group of people who settle far from their parent country
color
quality of light of an object
combine
to put or add together
come
to move toward, to travel toward
comfort
a state of being calm and feeling no pain
command
orders to do something
comment
a statement that expresses a personal opinion
committee
a group to perform a job
common
belonging to a community as a whole
communicate
to give and receive information
community
a group of people living in the same area
company
a person who is frequently with another
compare
to examine similarities and differences
compete
to measure oneself against others
complete
having all necessary parts
compromise
a middle way between two extremes
computer
a data storing and processing machine
concern
1° something that interests you
2° to be on the mind of
condemn
to express strong disapproval of
condition
the state in which a person or thing is at a given moment
conference
a meeting
confirm
to establish or support with new evidence or fact
congratulate
to express pleasure at someone's success
congress
a meeting of representatives
connect
to join or link
consider
to examine
consumption
the act of buying goods or services
contact
when surfaces, points, or people join
contain
to have within
continent
one of the main lands parts of the earth
continue
to keep up
control
to exercise authoritative power over
cook
to get food ready for eating by heat
cool
the quality of being at a pleasant low temperature
cooperate
to work together
copy
a totally similar thing
cork
used to stop a bottle
corn
a yellow vegetable
corner
point where lines or surfaces meet
correct
free from mistakes
cost
the price which one has to pay
cotton
soft white vegetable used in making clothing
count
1° the act of counting
2° the total number counted
country
1° a large area outside towns
2° territory occupied by a nation
course
series of studies
court
a place where justice is given
cover
to put sometig over so as to protect
cow
a female animal giving milk
crash
a loud repeating noise
create
to cause to exist
credit
money that one can borrow
crew
a team of employees
crime
an act that is agains the law
crisis
a difficult turning point
criteria
a basis for comparison
criticize
to find something wrong with
crop
what plants provide
cross
to ga across
crowd
a large number of people together
crush
to press with violence
cry
to make a sound that shows pain, fear
culture
feelings, thoughts, tastes of a society
cup
a small, open container with a handle for drinking
cure
to bring back to health
current
belonging to the present time
custom
a usual practice
cut
1° the act of reducing the amount or number 2° to separate with a sharp instrument
damage
the occurrence of a change for the worse
dance
to move according to music
danger
the condition of being harmed or injured
dark
no light, lacking light
date
the day of the month
daughter
a femal human child
day
a 24 hour period or between surnrise and sunset
dead
no longer living
deaf
unable to hear
deal
the act of buying or selling
dear
in a close and affectionate relationship
debate
to discuss reasons for or against
debt
something owed
decide
to settle a problem for good
declare
to make known formally
decrease
change to a lower degree
deep
extending far down
defeat
extending far down
defend
extending far down
define
to tell the main quality of, to explain what it is
degree
a position on a scale of intensity
delay
a position on a scale of intensity
delicate
pleasing and easily damaged
deliver
to bring to a place where it is supposed to go
demand
to ask with authority
demonstrate
to establish that something is correct or true
denounce
to speak out against
deny
to declare untrue
departure
the act of going away
depend
to count on, as for support
deploy
to spread out
depression
the state of being sad
describe
to tell about
desert*
a dry area without trees
design
a drawing plan
desire
to wish strongly for
destroy
to ruin
detail
an individual part of a whole
develop
to bring, grow to a more complete state
device
machine or thing used for a definite purpose
die
to stop living
diet
a choice of food
differ
to be different
difficult
hard to do or to understand
dig
to make a hole in the ground
dinner
a main meal in the evening
diplomat
a person representing a party/nation to another party/nation
direct
1° to set a line of action
2° to send ( someone or something )
dirt
dust, earth, anything of this nature
disappear
to pass out of existence or not to be seen any longer
discover
to arrive at through search and study
discuss
to talk over
disease
illness
disk
a round, thin, flat object
dismiss
to send away
dispute
to argue
distance
separation in space or time
divide
separate into parts
do
1° to carry out, to perform
2° used as an auxiliary for verbs
doctor
a person qualified to treat diseases
document
a paper with information on it
dog
a common animal
door
for closing up an opening in a building or a room
doubt
not to believe
down
to a lower position
drain
a pipe for carrying water or other liquid
draw
to pull
dream
a series of pictures or ideas in the mind during sleep
dress
a piece of clothing for women or girls
drink
to take in liquids
drive
to operate a vehicle
drop
1° a small, rounded body of liquid
2° to let something fall down
drug
a medicine
dry
free from liquid
during
through the period
dust
fine dry earth, any fine powder
duty
the thing that a person has to do
each
every single one considered individually
ear
body part for hearing and balance
early
near the beginning
earn
to gain as a result for one's labor
earth
the globe on which we live, the soft material on which plants grow
east
opposite to west, the region where the sun rises in the morning
easy
not difficult to do
eat
take food into the mouth and swallow it
edge
the limit of a surface
education
a development by training, study or experience
effect
whatever is produced by a cause
effort
the use of physical or mental energy
egg
given by birds, also used as a food
either
one or the other
elastic
having the quality of springing back
electricity
a flow of electrons
element
a small material quantity of something
else
other than what is under consideration
embassy
a diplomatic building in a foreign country
emergency
something sudden and unexpected demanding immediate action
emotion
a strong feeling
employ
to put into service
empty
containing nothing
end
bring to a halt
enemy
a person or group that hates and fights another
enforce
to make sure the law is observed
engine
a machine that can start others moving
enjoy
to experience a feeling of pleasure
enough
as much or as many as needed
enter
to come or go into
entertain
to hold the attention of
environment
all the surrounding conditions that affect a living thing
equal
to be identical
equate
to consider as identical
equipment
instrument(s) needed to perform a service
erase
to remove
escape
to run away from a danger or a prison
especially
in a special way
establish
to set up permanently
estimate
a rough amount
ethnic
of a given race or social group
evaporate
to change a liquid into a gas
even
1° flat, smooth surface
2° at the same level
event
a happening
ever
at any time
every
each and all
evidence
data on which a proof can be based
evil
morally wrong, bad
exact
complete agreement with reality
example
a representative of one group
except
not included
exchange
to give to, and receive from one another
excuse
to forgive, give a reason
execute
to carry out, to perform
exercise
systematic training
exist
to be or live
exit
the act of going out
expand
to extend in one or more directions
expect
to consider something as probable
expense
money spent
experience
the quantity of knowledge or skill that results from direct activity
experiment
a test to find out something
expert
a person highly knowledgeable
explain
to make clear, to make plain
explode
to burst or cause to burst suddenly and violently
explore
to go or travel for the purpose of finding out about
export*
to sell out of one country for use in another
express
to put into words
extend
to stretch out
extra
added to a regular quantity
extreme
of the greatest possible degree or intensity
eye
body part by which we see
face
the front part of the head
fact
an event known to have happened or something known to have existed
factory
a building in which goods are manufactured
fail
an action that does not reach success
fair
free from self-interest
fall
to drop from a higher position
false
not true
family
mother, father, and their children
famous
widely known and valued
far
at a great distance
fast
acting or moving quickly
fat
oily substance formed in the bodies of living creatures
father
a male parent
fear
being afraid
feather
covering of the birds
feature
structure, appearance, form of someone or something
feed
to give food
feel
to touch, to experience an emotion
female
a woman or girl, or the equivalent in animals
fertile
able to reproduce
few
not many, a rather small number
field
a piece of land, an area
fierce
marked by extreme and violent energy
fight
an intense dispute
figure
a number or a written thing other than a letter
file
a place for keeping papers in order
fill
put into until there is room for no more
film
motion picture
final
at the end of a process
finance
the management of money
find
discover the existence, presence or fact
fine
satisfactory
finger
one of the five end members of the hand
finish
to bring to an end, to complete a job
fire
1° to shoot with a firearm
2° to lay off an employee
firm
1° not soft, resisting pressure
2° company, business
first
coming before all others
fish
a water animal
fist
the hand closed firmly
fit
to suit
fix
to repair
flag
a piece of cloth used as a symbol of an organization
flat
1° a series of rooms in an apartment house
2° an even smooth surface
float
to be suspended on water, in space
floor
the inside lower surface of a room
flow
to move in or as if in a liquid
flower
the brightly-coloured part of plant
fluid
a substance that flows easily
fly
move through the air with wings
fog
a cloud of fine drops of water above the earth's surface which limits what one can see
fold
to bend or lay so that one part covers the other
follow
to come or go after
food
material taken to keep up life and growth
fool
a person without sense
foot
the end part of the leg
for
1° in place of, representing... etc
2° during
forbid
to order not to do something
force
to press someone or something to do something
foreign
having to do with other countries
forest
large area of land covered with trees
forget
to be unable to remember
forgive
to excuse for an offense
form
1° the shape of a body
2° a printed document with spaces in which to write
former
the first of two
forward
in the direction of a position ahead
frame
a supporting structure over which something is built
free
able to act at will
freeze
to turn into ice
fresh
new, not old
friend
a person one likes
frighten
to cause fear
from
a lower limit, a cause..
front
the forward part of a thing or of a living creature
fruit
the usual product of plants, the result of an effort
fuel
anything burned to provide heat or energy
full
containing as much or as many as is possible
fun
pleasant activity
future
the time yet to come
gain
to win something through one's efforts
gallon
3.785 litres (US) / 4.545 litres ( UK)
game
a sport or pastime
gang
a group of people acting or going around together
garden
land used for growing vegetables or flowers
gas
any fluid substance that can expand without limit
gather
to bring or come together
general
concerning all
gentle
kind, soft, pleasant
get
1° to find, to buy
2° to become
3° to move
gift
something given
girl
a female child or young woman
give
to pass a possession to somebody without money
glass
mineral material that one can see through
global
of the earth as a whole
go
move along
goal
a purpose
god
He who created everything
gold
a yellow and very dear metal
good
having the right qualities
govern
to exercise authority on
grass
small green plants with narrow leaves
gray (grey)
the color made by mixing black and white
great
extremely large in size or number or extent
green
the color of most plants and leaves
ground
the solid material of the earth's surface
group
a number of individuals or things with similarities
grow
to increase in size
guarantee
to admit responsibility
guard
1° a person who keeps watch
2° a device designed to prevent injury
guess
to form an opinion without really knowing
guide
a person or thing that shows the way
guilty
responsible for or having done an act against the law
gun
a weapon with a metal tube to shoot bullets
guy
a familiar term for a youth or a man
hair
growing from the skin of humans and animals
half
one of two equal parts
halt
a stop of movement
hand
the end part of the arm
hang
be suspended
happen
to take place
happy
enjoying pleasure or good luck
hard
strong, resisting weight or pressure
harm
damage, injury, to hurt another person
hat
a covering for the head
hate
a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
have
to possess, to hold
he
third person male pronoun
head
1° the top part of the human body
2 °to start to one direction
heal
to bring back to health
health
general condition of body and mind
hear
to understand with the ears
heart
the part of the body which moves the blood through the body
heat
the quality or state of being hot
heavy
having great weight
help
assistance or support to someone
her
a form of "she"
here
the present location
hide
to place where it can't be seen
high
far above the ground
hijack
to seize control of a vehicle
hill
a very small mountain
him
a form of "he"
hire
to employ someone for work
his
belonging to him
history
a record of past events
hit
a physical contact of one thing with another
hold
to have possession, or ownership, to keep
hole
an opening into or through something
holiday
a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
hollow
an empty space inside something
holy
belonging to or coming from God
home
the place where one lives
honest
of one who respects the laws and does not rob others
hope
expectation that what one desires will happen
horrible
an intense feeling of fear, terror
horse
a large animal for riding or carrying loads
hospital
organization providing treatment for the sick and injured
hostage
a person held to make sure that another party will meet demanded terms
hostile
very unfriendly
hot
opposite of "cold"
hour
a unit of time measuring 60 minutes
house
four walls and a roof for a family to live in
how
in what way
however
despite anything else
huge
unusually large
human
relating to a person
humor
the quality of seeing the funny side of things
hunger
a strong desire or need for food
hunt
to catch or kill animals for food or sport
hurry
to move or cause to move with speed
hurt
cause pain, or damage
husband
a married man
I
pronoun used for the speaker
ice
frozen water
idea
a thought
identify
to establish the identity of
if
used to express a condition
ill
not well, having some disease
imagine
to picture in one's head
import*
to bring in from a foreign country
important
meaning much
improve
to make or become better
in
to or toward the inside of
inch
a unit of length
incident
a single event
include
to consider as part of something
increase*
to make or become greater
independent
free from any control
indicate
to point out
individual
a single thing or person
industry
the manufacturing of goods
infect
to communicate a disease to
influence
a power affecting a person or events
inform
to give knowledge, or facts or news
inject
to force a fluid into
injure
to hurt
innocent
free from wrong doing
insane
person with mental disorder
insect
a very small animal with six legs
inspect
to look over carefully
instead
in place of someone or something
insult*
an offensive remark
insurance
protection against future damage or loss
intelligence
1° the ability to get and use knowledge
2° secret information
intense
being of a very high degree
interest
a feeling of wanting to know
interfere
to come between so as to be in the way
international
between or among nations
into
motion to a point within something
invade
to enter by force in order to get by fighting
invent
to make for the first time ever
invest
to buy something that is expected to produce a profit
investigate
to search into carefully
invite
to ask to come to some place
involve
1° to carry out an activity
2° to be involved in it as a member of a team
iron
a grey metallic element
island
a piece of land surrounded by water
issue
a point of discussion
it
the thing named
item
a single unit
jacket
piece of clothing for the upper part of the body
jail
a prison
jewel
a valuable stone
job
work
join
to put together
joint
a point at which two things are joined
joke
a fun story
joy
a strong feeling of pleasure
judge
public official who decides cases in a court of law
jump
to move forward by a long and high step
jury
a group of persons chosen to judge
just
honorable and fair
keep
to continue a certain state, condition, or activity
key
an instrument that locks and unlocks
kick
to strike out with the foot
kid
a child
kill
to put to death
kind
showing a helpful and considerate nature
king
the male ruler of a nation
kiss
to touch with the lips as an expression of love or kindness
kit
a set of materials
kitchen
a room in which food is cooked
knife
a cutting blade with a handle
know
to have information about
labor
the effort in doing something, work
laboratory
a place for scientific research or equipment
lack
to have less than enough
lake
a large body of fresh water surrounded by land
land
the solid part of the earth's surface
language
human speech to communicate with sounds
large
of more than the usual size, number, quantity
last
1° to continue to live
2° coming after all others
late
coming after the expected time
laugh
to make sounds showing happiness
law
a country's body of rules
lay
to place in a position of rest
lead
to take somebody to some place
leak
an accidental hole that lets a fluid out
learn
to gain knowledge
least
what is less important than anything else
leave
to go away
left
side that is toward the west when main side faces north
leg
a member used to support the body
legal
based upon law
lend
to let another have or use for a time
length
the measure of something along its greatest extent
less
not as great in amount or degree
let
to allow
letter
a sign that represent speech sound, a piece of mail
level
position
lie
a statement that is not true
lie
to be in a position that is parallel to the ground
life
the condition of living or the state of being alive
lift
to raise in a higher position
light
that by which we see
like
to find pleasant or agreable
limit
the point or line where something ends
line
a long narrow mark
link
one element of a chain
lip
either of the two edges of the mouth
liquid
a substance that flows freely like water
list
a written list of things
listen
to make an effort to hear something
little
small in size, opposite of much
live
to have life, to exist
load
to fill or place a load on
loan
the act of lending
local
a limited place
locate
to find the position of
lock
to keep from being entered into or taken our or away
log
a section of tree as it comes from the tree
lone
feeling oneself alone
long
measuring much
look
to use one's eyes to see, physical appearance
loose
not attached
lose
to be unable to keep
lot
a large number or amount
loud
intensity of sound
love
great attachment
low
not high or tall
luck
chance
mail
things and messages sent by post or internet
main
most important
major
of greater importance
make
to execute, to do
male
a man or a boy
man
an adult person who is male
manufacture
make by hand or by machine
many
in great number
map
a written picture of an area of the earth
march
to walk as soldiers
mark
a sign made on an object
market
a place for people for buying and selling
marry
to join as a husband and wife
master
person having control over others
match
1° a competition
2° a thin piece to light a fire
material
substance used to make up an object
matter
1° substance
2° subject of action or concern
may
1° to allow
2° make something possible 3° in relation to something which could possibly happen
mayor
the person at the head of a city, town, village
me
a form of "I"
meal
food served in one sitting
mean
express, average (adj), to have a sense
measure
to find out the size, the quantity, etc ..
meat
animal parts used as food
media
a means for communicating
meet
to come face to face
member
one of the persons or things that make up a group
memory
the store of things one can remember
mental
having to do with the mind
mercy
more kindness than justice requires
message
a communication from one person to another
metal
a substance that is hard and usually shiny
method
a way of doing something
middle
in the centre
might
possibility, power, to express a wish or a permission
mile
a unit for measuring distance
military
having to do with soldiers
milk
a white liquid produced by female animals
mind
1° the seat of reason
2° to pay close attention to
mine
1° belonging to me
2° a hole in the earth
3° a bomb
minister
a person taking part in the charge of a government
minor
lesser in amount, size, or importance
miscellaneous
formed of different things or parts
miss
to fail to hit
mistake
something done that is not correct or exact
mix
to put together
mob
a large number of people, a crowd
model
1° a small copy
2° an example to be followed
moderate
not extreme
modern
of the present time or times
money
the most common means of exchange
month
one of the 12 parts of the year
moon
the natural satellite of the earth
moral
as per common ideas of right or wrong
more
greater in number
morning
early part of the day ending at noon
most
greatest in quantity, amount, measure, degree
mother
a female parent who has given birth to a child
motion
the condition of moving
mountain
very high hill
mouth
the opening in the human face through which food is taken
move
to change position
much
in great quantity
murder
killing of a human being by another
muscle
body parts that produce movement
music
an organization of sounds
must
to have to
my
belonging to me
mystery
anything that is unexplained or secret
nail
1° a thin pointed piece of metal
2° hard plate on back side of fingers
name
a word to call someone or something
narrow
of small or limited extent from one side to the other
nation
community of people occupying a defined territory
native
a person born in a certain place or country
navy
all the ships of war of a country
near
opposite of far
necessary
that must be
neck
body part that connects the head with the rest of the body
need
a state in which something is necessary
neighbor
one living near another
neither
not either
nerve
channels which connect different parts of the body for orders or information
neutral
not taking part in
never
not ever
new
not old
news
new information of any kind
next
following at once, nearest
nice
pleasing
night
the period between evening and morning
no
opposite of "yes"
noise
loud sound
noon
twelve o'clock in the day
normal
of the usual type
north
direction to the right as one faces the setting sun
nose
the part of the head just above the mouth for smelling
not
to express the opposite for a word or a group of words
note
a short written document
nothing
a zero quantity
notice
to discover the existence, presence or fact
now
at the present time
nowhere
in no place, at no place
number
a quantity of units
obey
to do what one is ordered
object
anything that can be seen or touched
observe
to watch attentively
occupy
to be busy, to live in
occur
to take place
of
forming a part of
off
1° at a distance in space or time
2° not in operation
offensive
giving offense
offer
to present for acceptation, to suggest
office
a place of business
officer
any person in the armed services
often
frequently
oil
1° a thick liquid used as fuels
2° a mineral
old
having existed long
on
1° on top of
2° in operation
once
one time
only
one and no more
open
1° opposite of"close"
2° not shut or closed
operate
to work
opinion
a judgment not backed by proof
opportunity
a possibility to seize
opposite
place face to face or back to back
oppress
to keep down unjustly
or
used to give another choice
order
a command
organize
to form as a structured whole
other
the remaining one
ounce
a unit of weight
our
belonging to us
ours
belonging to us (pronoun)
oust
to remove from a position or office
out
away from inside
over
above in place or position
owe
to be in debt to
own
of or belonging to
page
each thin piece of paper of a book
pain
an unpleasant feeling in the body
paint
liquid that can be put on a surface to dry as a coating
pan
open container for holding liquids, for cooking, etc...
pants
a piece of clothing for the lower body
paper
a material used mainly for writing
parade
a group moving along in an orderly way
parcel
a box with things in it
parent
father or mother
parliament
lawmaking body of a country
part
something less than the whole
party
a group of people doing something together
pass
1° to travel past
2° to go through a test
passenger
a person travelling in a ship, train, airplane, etc..
past
the time that is behind us
paste
something that will stick papers together
path
a track made by people or animals walking
patient
a person who requires medical care
pattern
an order of shapes, lines, colors, etc...
pay
to give what is due
peace
no war
pen
instrument for writing with a liquid
pencil
instrument for writing - dry
people
a body of persons of the same country
percent
the one hundredth part of something
perfect
without mistake
perform
to do, to carry out
perhaps
possibly
period
between two points in time
permanent
fixed and lasting
permit
to allow to do something
person
a human being
physical
of the body
pick
to select from a group
picture
a print of something on a flat surface taken by a camera
piece
one of the parts of a thing
pig
animal raised for food
pilot
a person trained to operate a plane
pint
a unit for measuring liquids
pipe
a tube through which a liquid or gas flows
place
a part of space
plain
simple, pure, evident to the mind
plan
a scale drawing of a structure
plane
an airplane
plant
1° any living thing that is not an animal
2° a factory
plastic
that can be shaped or formed
plate
from which food is eaten
play
to have fun
please
to give pleasure to
plenty
a full supply
pocket
a small flat bag fixed into or onto pants or clothing
point
a geometric element where two lines are crossing
poison
a substance that is very dangerous to health
policy
a plan of action
politics
the science of government
pollute
to make physically unclean
poor
having little money
popular
widely liked
port
town where ships and boats can take shelter from storms
position
a place where a thing or person is
possess
to have or own
possible
that can happen or exist
postpone
to delay until a future time
potato
eaten as cooked vegetable
pound
1° the basic unit of money of the UK
2° a unit of weight
pour
to flow or cause to flow
powder
a solid reduced to dust
power
force
practice
to work on over and over in order to learn a skill
praise
the act of saying that a thing or person is good
pray
to speak to God
pregnant
carrying a developping baby
present
1° period of time between past and future
2° a gift
press
1° to act upon through continuous strength
2° the publishing of news in all forms
pretty
nice-looking or pleasing
prevent
to keep from happening
price
money asked or given for something
print
to reproduce things on paper
prison
a public building in which criminals are kept
private
belonging to one person or persons
prize
a reward won in a competition
problem
a hard question
process
a set of actions in a special order
product
a thing that is manufactured
professor
a teacher of the highest level in a university
profit
the return on a business undertaking
program
a listing of events for a public presentation
progress*
movement toward a goal
project*
a plan
property
any thing or things owned
propose
to suggest
protect
to keep from being hurt
protest
a statement that objects strongly
prove
to provide evidence for
provide
to supply
public
of the community or the people
publish
to prepare and issue for the public
pull
to move by drawing something toward oneself
punish
to cause discomfort to a person because of some offense
purchase
to buy
pure
not mixed with anything else
purpose
goal, aim
push
to move away by pressing against it
put
to cause to be in some place
quality
a high and desirable level in a given thing or person
quart
a unit of liquid
quarter
one of four equal parts
queen
a female ruler of a country, a king's wife
question
something asked
quick
fast
quiet
silent, peaceful
quit
put an end to an activity or a state
quite
completely
race
a competition of speed
radiation
the act of spreading out from a centre
raid
a surprise attack
rail
a metal bar
rain
water falling in drops from the clouds
raise
cause to rise
range
the act of spreading out from a centre
rare
not often to be found
rate
a quantity, amount in relation to something else
rather
somewhat
ray
a group of parallel lines of radiation
reach
to get to, to come to
react
to act in return to
read
to understand something that is written
ready
set for immediate action
real
true, having happened in fact
reason
the cause for an action
receive
to take or get
recognize
to identify from past experience
record*
1° written account
2° set down in permanent form
recover
1° to get back
2° to find a former condition
red
the color of blood
reduce
to make less
refugee
a person who leaves his country in time of war
refuse*
not accept
regret
to feel disappointed about
regular
fixed by rule, usual, normal
reject
to refuse to take
relation
connections between people
release
to let go, to let loose
remain
to continue in a place, stay
remember
to bring back to the mind
remove
to move from one place to another
repair
to fix
repeat
to do or make again
report
an account of facts
represent
to stand for
request
express the need or desire for
require
to demand
rescue
to save from danger
research
a careful hunting for facts or truth
resign
to give up
resist
to work against
resolution
an action decided upon
resource
any supply that will meet a need
respect
to honor
responsible
involving the ability to act on one's own
rest
to stop acting when tired
restrain
to control
result
to exist as an end
retire
to withdraw from working life
return
to go or come back
revolt
to fight against a leader
reward
a return made for something done
rice
food grown throughout the world
rich
possessing great wealth
ride
to sit and travel on the back of an animal
right
1° correct
2° opposite of left
ring
1° a circle
2° to sound loudly
riot
a wild, violent public action
rise
to move up
risk
the possibility of loss or danger
river
large stream of water that flows into an ocean, a lake, etc..
road
an open way for vehicles
rob
to steal from
rock
a hard part of natural matter
rocket
a device projected into space
roll
turning over and over
roof
the top covering of a building
room
a part of a house
root
part of a plant that grows into the ground
rope
a strong thick line
rough
not smooth
round
shaped like a ball
row
a line of people or things
rub
to move one thing back and forth against another
rubber
an elastic material made from the blood of a special tree
ruin
total destruction
rule
governing power
run
to move the legs quickly
sad
opposite of "happy"
safe
free from danger
sail
a piece of cloth spread to the wind to make a ship move
salt
white substance added to food for taste
same
not another
sand
very small loose pieces of rock
satisfy
meet a want or need
save
to rescue from danger
say
to speak
scale
the relation between the real size of something and its size on a map
scare
to frighten
school
a place for teaching and learning
science
knowledge of general facts
score
a number or letter marking quality
script
something written by hand
sea
a large body of salt water
search
to check in hopes of finding something
season
one of the four periods of the year
seat
a surface or place for sitting
second
1° a unit of time
2° one next after the first
secret
kept from being generally known
section
a part, a division
security
freedom from danger
see
to use the eyes to look
seed
the thing from which a flower or vegetable grows
seek
to try to find
seem
to appear to be
seize
to take hold of suddenly
seldom
not often to be found
self
one's own person
sell
to exchange for money
senate
a lawmaking body of the government
send
cause to go to some other place
sense
of the following: hearing, touching, smelling, tasting, seeing
sentence
a group of words with a subject and a verb
separate
be between, keep apart
series
a number of similar things one after another
serious
concerned with important matters rather than play
serve
to work for
set
to put in some place
settle
to choose a house and become established
several
being more than two or three but not many
severe
very serious
sex
either of the two divisions: male or female
shade
a partly dark place, not in the sun
shake
to move quickly backwards and forwards, up and down
shall
auxiliary, to show duty or express a command
shame
a feeling of having done something wrong
shape
the form of a thing
share
a part of anything owned with others
sharp
having a cutting edge
she
third person female pronoun
sheet
a thin piece of anything like paper
shelf
a flat piece of wood or metal to hold things such as books
shell
a hard outside covering of an animal or fruit
shelter
something that covers or protects from weather, danger
shine
to send out light
ship
1° a very big boat
2° to send
shirt
piece of clothing for the upper body
shock
a sudden, violent shake, blow or crash
shoe
covering of a person's foot
shoot
to hit with a bullet
shop
a place where one buys goods
short
not long, small from end to end
should
past tense of "shall"
shout
to make an extremely loud sound with the mouth
show
to cause to be seen
shrink
to become smaller
shut
to close, closed
sick
in poor health, having some disease
side
either the left or right half of a body
sign
to mark with one's name
signal
any mark used to mean or represent something
silence
no sound at all
silk
fine soft material used to make clothing
silver
a white metal valued for jewellery
similar
alike though not identical
simple
easy to do or understand
since
1° from then until now
2° because
sing
to produce music with the voice
single
one only
sister
a female having the same parents as another
sit
to rest on the lower backside
situation
a place
size
the amount of surface or space a thing takes up
skill
ability gained by practising
skin
the covering of the body
skirt
a piece of clothing that covers the low part of the body
sky
the space high above the earth
slave
a person who is the property of another
sleep
a natural state of rest
slide
to move slowly along a surface while touching
slip
to slide
slow
not moving quickly
small
little
smart
intelligent
smash
to break into pieces
smell
what the nose does
smile
to look pleased
smoke
part of gases that one can see when anything burns
smooth
having an even surface
snack
a light meal
snake
a long animal with no legs
sneeze
to force out breath in an uncontrolled action
snow
drops of frozen water falling to earth in winter
so
to such a degree
soap
a substance to help clean or wash
social
living in groups, of human society
society
the totality of human relationships
soft
opposite of "hard"
soil
earth, ground
soldier
a person who serves in an army
solid
not a liquid or a gas
solve
to find an answer
some
a certain quantity
son
a male child in relation to his parents
song
a short music with words
soon
in a short time
sorry
feeling regret, sadness
sort
a kind, a class
soul
the part of the body which survives a person
sound
what can be heard
south
the direction to the left when facing the sunset
space
the area in which all things exist
speak
to give an understandable message
special
of a given kind
speech
communication by word of mouth
speed
distance travelled in a given time
spell
to write or say the letters of a word
spend
1° to pay out
2° to pass the time
spirit
the emotional nature of the human being
spot
an exact point
spread
cover or cause to cover a large area
spring
season between winter and summer
spy
a person who keeps secret watch on the actions of others
square
a form with four equal sides and right angles
stage
a period in a series of events
stairs
a series of steps for going from one level to another
stamp
a small piece of paper to put on letters as payment
stand
a person in an upright position
star
a space body one can see at night
start
to get in motion
starve
to die because of hunger
state
1° the condition of a person or thing
2° a nation
station
a place equipped with special equipment for a given purpose
status
condition, state
stay
to continue to be as before
steal
to take without the owner's permission
steam
gas into which water is changed when heated
steel
a hard mix of iron and other metal
step
a single movement of the foot in walking
stick
a long piece of wood
still
quiet
stomach
a large structure inside the body to process food
stone
solid mineral matter
stop
to keep from moving
store
a place where goods can be bought
storm
strong winds with rain or snow
story
an account of some happening
straight
direct
strange
not familiar, unusual
stream
a natural body of running water
street
a public road in a city
stretch
to make longer by pulling
strike
1° to hit against
2° to stop work
string
a thin line of winded light material
strong
having much force or power
structure
organization
struggle
to fight
study
to give careful consideration to
stupid
not intelligent
subject
under the power of another
substance
matter
substitute
a person or thing taking the place of another
succeed
to achieve an event that reaches its purpose
such
of that kind
sudden
without warning
suffer
to feel pain
sugar
a sweet substance
suggest
to propose
suit
a set of clothes to be worn together
summer
the warmest of the four seasons in the North half of the Earth
sun
the central star of our system
supervise
to watch and direct, to monitor
supply
to provide
support
to hold up or in position
suppose
consider as a possibility
suppress
to hold back, to take out
sure
certain
surface
the outside of anything
surprise
an unexpected thing
surround
come or be all around
survive
to remain alive or in existence
suspect
to mistrust, one who is mistrusted
suspend
to remove for a period
swallow
to pass food from the mouth to the stomach
swear
to give one's word before a judge
sweet
having a taste like sugar
swim
to move through the water like a fish
symbol
something that represents something else
sympathy
a sharing of another's trouble
system
a group of items which are part of a whole
table
piece of furniture with flat top on legs
tail
a thin part extending from the back of animals
take
1° to get possession of
2° to transport
talk
to speak
tall
higher than the average
target
a mark for shooting
task
work to be done
taste
the feeling produced by the mouth when eating
tax
money given by people for the support of government
tea
a drink made from tea leaves
teach
to communicate skills or knowledge to young people
team
a group of players in a game
tear
drops of clear liquid produced buy the eyes
tear
to pull apart
tell
to express in words
term
a limited or fixed period of time
terrible
causing fear or terror
territory
land
terror
a huge feeling of fear
test
a means to prove something
than
compare to that which
thank
to express and show pleasure afrer receiving a present or help
that
which
the
definite article
theater
a place for acting performances
their
belonging to them ( adjective)
theirs
belonging to them (pronoun)
them
objective form of "they"
then
at that time in the past or future
theory
an explanation based on thought
there
away from the speaker
these
plural of this
they
people in general
thick
not thin
thin
having a short distance between opposite sides
thing
any object or substance
think
to form in the mind
third
the number three in a series
this
points to a person or a thing
those
plural of "that"
though
in spite of the fact that
thought
the content of the mind
threaten
say what will be done to hurt
through
from end to end
throw
send through the air by a movement of the arm
thus
in this
tie
to attach with something
tight
held firmly
time
1° a period
2° the time given by a clock
tin
a container
tiny
extremely small
tire
what a very hard work or sport does to a person who has then difficulties to do more
title
a name given to a book, a painting
to
in the direction of
today
the present day
together
in company
tomorrow
the day after today
tone
any sound considered with respect to its quality
tongue
moving body part in the mouth
tonight
on the present night
too
1° also
2° a quantity larger than needed
tool
a hand instrument
tooth
one of the hard parts in the mouth for biting
top
the highest point or part
total
whole
touch
to cause a part of the body to physically feel something
toward
in the direction of
town
a population centre smaller than a city
track
a mark left by feet or vehicles
trade
1° an occupation
2° business of buying and selling
tradition
customs handed down from parents to children
traffic
the amount of vehicles on roads
train
1° connected line of railway cars
2° exercising
transport*
to carry from one place to another
travel
to go from one place to another
treason
betraying one's country
treasure
valuable things
treat
to act toward, to handle
treaty
a formal agreement between two or more states
tree
a tall plant with big branches
trial
the act of testing and trying
tribe
a social organization or division
trick
something done to lead someone in the wrong direction
trip
a traveling experience
troop
a group of people, soldiers
trouble
worry or difficulty
truck
a vehicle to transport loads
vrai
not false, agreeing with the facts
trust
quality of a person who respects the laws
try
to test
tube
a round container
turn
the act of changing direction
twice
two times
tyre
a round rubber covering for a wheel
under
to a lower place or side
understand
to know, get the meaning of
unit
a thing, group, person as part of a whole
universe
the whole world
unless
if not, if it were not that
until
up to the time of
up
toward a higher position
upon
on
urge
a very strong desire
us
form of "we"
use
to put into action
valley
low land between hills or mountains
value
worth, importance
vary
be subject to change
vegetable
a plant grown to be eaten
vehicle
a machine to carry passengers or goods on land
version
a description from a personal point of view
very
extremely
veto
the right or power to forbid or reject
vicious
mean, marked by vice
victim
one affected or killed by accident, disease
victory
the total defeat of an enemy
view
the act of seeing something
violence
rough force in action
visit
to go to see for business or pleasure
voice
a sound produced by humans
volume
1° the amount of a space
2° a sound level
vote
a formal expression of choice
wage
pay
wait
to do nothing until something happens
walk
to go on foot
wall
an up and down structure of a building
want
to desire
war
open fighting carried out by armies between nations
warm
more hot than cold
warn
to signal of a possible danger
wash
to clean with water or other liquid
waste
to spend without need
watch
1° to look carefully
2° small clock
water
a clear liquid necessary for life
wave
1° a"hill" of water that moves across the surface of a liquid
2°signal with movement of the hand
way
a line leading from one place to another
we
plural of "I" (you and me)
weak
lacking power
wealth
much money or property
weapon
an instrument used in wars
wear
to have on the body as clothing
weather
the condition of the atmosphere
week
a period of seven days
weight
to measure the weight
welcome
to receive in a friendly way
well
satisfactorily
west
the direction of the sunset, opposite to east
wet
covered with a liquid
what
which thing, which one
wheat
the substance with which you make bread
wheel
a solid disk that turns , a car rests on four such disks
when
at what time
where
at what place
whether
if it is so that
which
pronoun used in asking about one person in a group
while
1° at the same time that
2° a period of time
white
the color of snow or salt
who
used to ask the name of a person
whole
complete
why
for what cause
wide
opposite of narrow, filling much space from end to end
wife
a married woman
wild
living in the forest
will
used for the future
win
finish first in a race
wind
air in motion
window
a wall opening that admits light or air
wine
a drink coming from a fruit with spirit in it, can make you drunk
wing
the part of a bird used in flying
winter
the coldest of the four season in the North part of the Earth
wire
metal drawn out into a thin line
wise
having knowledge and good judgment
wish
to want
with
in the company of
withdraw
draw back
without
not having
woman
an adult female
wonder
to have a wish or desire to know something
wood
the hard substance of a tree
wool
made from the hair of some animals
word
an independent unit of language
work
all forms of human activity towards a given result
world
the earth
worry
to feel uneasy
worse
more bad
worth
value or importance
wound
an injury
wreck
1° a person without physical or mental health 2° a machine totally out of order
write
communicate by marking letters on a surface
wrong
not right, bad
yard
1° a unit of length (=3 feet)
2° a piece of land enclosed for aspecial activity
year
12 months or 365 days
yellow
the color of gold
yes
expresses agreement
yesterday
the day before today
yet
up to the present time
you
the person one is speaking to
young
in an early period of life
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