English Vocabulary Words
with Meaning



English wordsMeanings
ashamedovercome with shame;
asideto one side; apart
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
assignappoint to a position, task. Give as their share of work or responsibility.
assignedallot as a share.
assignedto give authority to
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
astronautone trained to travel in a spacecraft
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
athletespersons trained for competing in sports
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
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