English Vocabulary Words
with Meaning



English wordsMeanings
a stock of knowledgea reservoir of knowledge.
abandonto go away forever from something or somebody. The same word also means to stop what you are doing before you have finished it.
abatementdecrese, softening, weakening, lessening
abbessa woman who is the head of the nuns in a convent or abbey
abbeya monastery or a convent; the big church of a monastery or convent
abbota man who is the head of the monks in a monastery or abbey
abbreviationa short way of writing or printing a word, such as Dr.Doctor, Jan. for January
abdomenthe lower part of the body which contains the stomach
abilitystrength, cleverness or skill
ablehaving the strength, cleverness or skill to do something
abolishto get rid of or to put an end to something
abominableloathsome, very unpleasant
abovehigher than; over
abroadaway in another country
abruptsudden; hurried
absentmissing; away; not present
absolveddeclared free
absolvedcleared of blame
absurditiessomething unreasonable or foolish. Wildly illogical or inappropriate, ridiculous.
abtucuoateti see or know before hand, expect, foretaste
abundantmore than enough; in great plenty
abyssbottomless depth, pit, gulf
academiclearning. Scholarly
accedeto agree to, consent, assent
accenttone of voice; a way or pronouncing words. Londoners have a different accent from people living in other parts of Britain
acceptto agree to receive something
accidentsomething that happens by chance, usually unpleasant
accommodateto adjust, adapt
accompanygo with, escort. The same word also means supplement.
accomplishmenta well learned ability / skill, achievement
accounta statement of money owing or spent. The same word also means an explanation
accuratelycarefully and exactly
accurqatecorrect; exactly right
accuseto say someone has done something wrong
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