English Vocabulary Words
with Meaning



English wordsMeanings
amateursome who plays games or takes part in something without being paid because he likes doing it
amazeto surprise greatly
ambassadordiplomatic representative sent by one state to another
ambitiona wish to do very well, or to have power
ambleto walk along slowly
ambulancea special car for taking people who are ill or hurt, to hospital
amongin the midst of
amounta quantity; the sum reached when several things are added together
ampleof a large size; in plenty
amuseto make others smile or laugh by something you say or do
analyseto examine closely, critically
anchora heavy iron hook which is attached to a ship by a chain. When it is thrown over the side, it digs into the sea bed and stops the ship from moving
ancientbelonging to past time, former age
anemiabloodlessness, lack of blood
angela messenger from God
angerrage, wrath, annoyance, resentment
anglethe corner made when tow lines meet at a point
angryvery cross; in a bad temper
animalany living creature which is not a plant
anklethe thin bony part of your leg just above your foot
anniversarya day which is remembered each year for something special which happened once, like a wedding anniversary
annotateto make notes on, comment
announceto make something known by telling everyone
annoyto make someone rather cross
annualyearly, a book published every year, lasting a year
anoraka waterproof jacket, usually with a hood
anotherone more; a different one
ansiona very large house
answeranything said or written in reply, usually to a question
anta small isect
antarcticat or around the South Pole
anthema piece of music sung by a church choir. The same word also means the national song of a country.
anti-clockwisethe opposite direction to the way clock hands move
antipathynatural dislike, aversion, opposition
antiqueancient, old fashioned, very old
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