English Vocabulary Words
with Meaning



English wordsMeanings
askto put a question to someone
asleepsleeping; not a wake
aspersionslander, calumny
aspirina pain-killing medicine, usually in white tablets
assa donkey, an animal rather like a small horse
assembleto meet together, as when the whole school is called together for assembly
assertto affirm, maintain, dclare
assessto rate, estimate value of property, fix value
assistto help
assistanta helper; someone who serves in a shop
associateto join one in company, combine, keep company with
assortedof many different kinds
assuageto soothe, calm, pacify, appease
assureto make certain, safe, sure, to confirm
astrologera fortune-teller who studies the stars
astrologythe study of the stars as a way of telling yourfortune
astronautsomeone who travels in space
astronomera scientist who studies the stars and other bodies in the sky
astronomythe scientific study of stars and other bodies in the sky
athletesomeone who is good at sports and games
atlasa book of maps
atmospherethe air that is around the earth
atoman extremely small particle of anything
attachto fasten, join or tie together
attackto make a move to hurt someone or something
attainto gain, accomplish, achieve, obtain
attemptto try; to make an effort
attendto be present. The same word also means to listen carefully to someone
attendanta helper or servant in a public place, such as a car-park, theatre or cinema
attentionact of attending sincerely, sincere inclination
attentiveheedful, concentrative, inclined to concentration
attica room just under the roof of a building
attractto make something or someone come nearer
attractivecharming; lovely; having the power to make people want to be near you
auctiona public sale where things are sold to the people who offer the most money for them
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