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ashfall
noun Date: 1923 a deposit of volcanic ash
Ashgabat
or Ashkhabad or formerly Poltoratsk geographical name city capital of Turkmenistan population 412,200
Ashkenazi
noun (plural Ashkenazim) Etymology: Late Hebrew Ashkĕnāzī, from Ashkĕnāz, medieval rabbinical name for Germany Date: 1839 a member of one of the two great divisions of ...
Ashkenazic
adjective see Ashkenazi
Ashkhabad
geographical name see Ashgabat
ashlar
noun Etymology: Middle English asheler, from Anglo-French aiseler, from Old French, traverse beam, from aissele, diminutive of ais plank, from Latin axis, alteration of assis ...
ashless
adjective see ash II
Ashley
geographical name river 40 miles (64 kilometers) S South Carolina flowing SE into Charleston harbor
ashore
adverb Date: circa 1536 on or to the shore
Ashqelon
geographical name city & port of ancient Palestine; site in Israel WSW of Jerusalem
ashram
noun Etymology: Sanskrit āśrama, from śrama religious exercise Date: 1917 1. a secluded dwelling of a Hindu sage; also the group of disciples instructed there 2. a ...
Ashton
biographical name Winifred — see Clemence Dane
Ashtoreth
noun Etymology: Hebrew ‘Ashtōreth Date: 1855 Astarte
ashtray
noun Date: 1876 a receptacle for tobacco ashes and for cigar and cigarette butts
Ashur
noun Etymology: Akkadian Ashūr Date: 1589 the chief deity of the Assyrians
Ashurbanipal
also Assurbanipal or Asurbanipal biographical name king of Assyria (668-627 B.C.)
ashy
adjective (ashier; -est) Date: 14th century 1. of or relating to ashes 2. ashen
ASI
abbreviation airspeed indicator
Asia
geographical name continent of the eastern hemisphere N of equator forming a single landmass with Europe (the conventional dividing line between Asia & Europe being the Ural ...
Asia Minor
geographical name peninsula forming W extremity of Asia between Black Sea on N, Mediterranean Sea on S, & Aegean Sea on W — see Anatolia
Asiago
noun Etymology: Asiago, town in Italy Date: 1938 a pungent hard yellow cheese of Italian origin suitable for grating
Asian
I. adjective Date: 1550 of, relating to, or characteristic of the continent of Asia or its people II. noun Date: 1555 1. a native or inhabitant of Asia 2. a person of ...
Asian elephant
noun Date: 1818 elephant 1b
Asian flu
noun see Asian influenza
Asian influenza
noun Date: 1957 influenza caused by a mutant strain of the influenza virus isolated during the 1957 epidemic in Asia — called also Asian flu
Asian pear
noun Date: 1983 any of various pears chiefly of Japanese and Chinese origin that have crisp juicy flesh, usually resemble an apple in shape, and typically have yellow, brown, ...
Asian tiger mosquito
noun Date: 1986 a black-and-white stiped Asian mosquito (Aedes albopictus) that is a vector of several diseases (as dengue) and has been introduced into the United States
Asian-American
noun Date: 1973 an American of Asian descent • Asian-American adjective
Asiatic
adjective Date: 1602 sometimes offensive Asian • Asiatic noun, sometimes offensive
Asiatic cholera
noun Date: 1831 cholera of Asian origin that is caused by virulent strains of the cholera vibrio (Vibrio cholerae)
Asiatic elephant
noun Date: 1803 elephant 1b
aside
I. adverb Date: 14th century 1. to or toward the side 2. away from others or into privacy 3. out of the way especially for future use ; away 4. away from one's ...
aside from
preposition Date: 1818 1. in addition to ; besides 2. except for
Asimov
biographical name Issac 1920-1992 American (Russian-born) writer
asinine
adjective Etymology: Latin asininus, from asinus ass Date: 15th century 1. extremely or utterly foolish 2. of, relating to, or resembling an ass Synonyms: see simple ...
asininely
adverb see asinine
asininity
noun see asinine
Asir
geographical name province S Saudi Arabia on Red Sea SE of Hejaz capital As Sabya area 40,130 square miles (103,937 square kilometers)
ask
verb (asked; asking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English āscian; akin to Old High German eiscōn to ask, Lithuanian eiškoti to seek, Sanskrit icchati he seeks Date: ...
askance
also askant adverb Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1530 1. with a side-glance ; obliquely 2. with disapproval or distrust ; scornfully
askant
adverb see askance
asker
noun see ask
askesis
variant of ascesis
askew
adverb or adjective Etymology: probably from 1a- + skew Date: 1567 out of line ; awry • askewness noun
askewness
noun see askew
asking price
noun Date: 1755 the price at which something is offered for sale
ASL
abbreviation American Sign Language
aslant
I. adverb or adjective Date: 14th century in a slanting direction ; obliquely II. preposition Date: 1596 over or across in a slanting direction
asleep
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English aslepe, from Old English on slæpe Date: 13th century 1. being in a state of sleep 2. dead 3. lacking sensation ; numb 4. a. ...
aslope
adjective or adverb Date: 14th century being in a sloping or slanting position or direction
Asmara
geographical name city capital of Eritrea population 342,706
Asnières
geographical name commune N France NW of Paris
Aso, Mount
or Asosan geographical name volcanic mountain Japan in central Kyushu; has five volcanic cones grouped around crater 15 miles (24 kilometers) long with walls 2000 feet (610 ...
asocial
adjective Date: 1883 not social: as a. rejecting or lacking the capacity for social interaction b. antisocial
Aśoka
or Açoka biographical name died 238 or 232 B.C. king of India (circa 265-238 or circa 273-232 B.C.)
Asolo
geographical name commune NE Italy NW of Treviso
Asosan
geographical name see Aso, Mount
asp
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English æspe Date: before 12th century aspen II. noun Etymology: Middle English aspis, from Latin, from Greek Date: 14th ...
asparagine
noun Etymology: French, from Latin asparagus Date: 1813 a nonessential amino acid C4H8N2O3 that is an amide of aspartic acid
asparagus
noun (plural -gus) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Latin, asparagus plant, from Greek asparagos; perhaps akin to Greek spargan to swell Date: 1545 any of a genus ...
aspartame
noun Etymology: aspartic acid + phenylalanine + methyl + ester Date: 1972 a crystalline compound C14H18N2O5 that is a diamide synthesized from phenylalanine and aspartic acid ...
aspartate
noun Date: 1863 a salt or ester of aspartic acid
aspartic acid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, irregular from Latin asparagus Date: 1863 a crystalline amino acid C4H7NO4 found especially in plants
Aspasia
biographical name 470?-410 B.C. consort of Pericles
ASPCA
abbreviation American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
aspect
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin aspectus, from aspicere to look at, from ad- + specere to look — more at spy Date: 14th century 1. a. the position of planets ...
aspect ratio
noun Date: 1907 a ratio of one dimension to another: as a. the ratio of span to mean chord of an airfoil b. the ratio of the width of a television or motion-picture ...
aspectual
adjective see aspect
aspen
noun Etymology: Middle English, of an aspen, from asp aspen, from Old English æspe; akin to Old High German aspa aspen, Russian osina Date: 1593 any of several poplars ...
Asperger's disorder
noun see Asperger's syndrome
Asperger's syndrome
noun Etymology: Hans Asperger died 1980 Austrian pediatrician Date: 1989 a developmental disorder resembling autism that is characterized by impaired social interaction, by ...
asperges
noun Etymology: Latin, thou wilt sprinkle, from aspergere Date: circa 1587 a ceremony of sprinkling altar and people with holy water
aspergillosis
noun (plural aspergilloses) Date: 1898 infection with or disease caused (as in poultry) by aspergillus molds
aspergillum
noun (plural aspergilla or -lums) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin aspergere Date: 1649 a brush or small perforated container with a handle that is used for sprinkling holy ...
aspergillus
noun (plural aspergilli) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from aspergillum Date: 1862 any of a genus (Aspergillus) of ascomycetous fungi with branched radiate sporophores ...
asperity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English asprete, from Anglo-French aspreté, from aspre rough, from Latin asper, from Old Latin *absperos, from ab- ab- + -speros; akin to ...
asperse
transitive verb (aspersed; aspersing) Etymology: Latin aspersus, past participle of aspergere, from ad- + spargere to scatter — more at spark Date: 15th century 1. sprinkle; ...
aspersion
noun Date: circa 1587 1. a sprinkling with water especially in religious ceremonies 2. a. a false or misleading charge meant to harm someone's reputation b. the act ...
asphalt
I. noun also asphaltum Etymology: Middle English aspalt, from Late Latin aspaltus, from Greek asphaltos Date: 14th century 1. a dark bituminous substance that is found in ...
asphalt jungle
noun Date: 1920 a big city or a specified part of a big city
asphaltic
adjective see asphalt I
Asphaltites, Lacus
geographical name — see Dead Sea
asphaltum
noun see asphalt I
aspheric
or aspherical adjective Date: circa 1922 departing slightly from the spherical form especially in order to correct for spherical aberration
aspherical
adjective see aspheric
asphodel
noun Etymology: Latin asphodelus, from Greek asphodelos Date: 1597 any of various Old World herbs (especially genera Asphodelus and Asphodeline) of the lily family with ...
asphyxia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, stopping of the pulse, from a- + sphyzein to throb Date: 1778 a lack of oxygen or excess of carbon dioxide in the body that results in ...
asphyxiate
verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1836 transitive verb to cause asphyxia in intransitive verb to become asphyxiated • asphyxiation noun
asphyxiation
noun see asphyxiate
aspic
I. noun Etymology: Middle French, alteration of aspe, from Latin aspis Date: 1530 obsolete asp II II. noun Etymology: French, literally, asp Date: 1789 a clear savory ...
aspidistra
noun Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Greek aspid-, aspis shield Date: 1822 an Asian plant (Aspidistra elatior) of the lily family that has large pointed basal leaves and ...
aspirant
I. noun Date: 1738 one who aspires II. adjective Date: 1800 seeking to attain a desired position or status
aspirate
I. noun Date: 1617 1. an independent sound \h\ or a character (as the letter h) representing it 2. a consonant having aspiration as its final component 3. material ...
aspiration
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. audible breath that accompanies or comprises a speech sound b. the pronunciation or addition of an aspiration; also the symbol of an ...
aspirational
adjective see aspiration
aspirator
noun Date: 1804 an apparatus for producing suction or moving or collecting materials by suction; especially a hollow tubular instrument connected with a partial vacuum and ...
aspire
intransitive verb (aspired; aspiring) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French aspirer, from Latin aspirare, literally, to breathe upon, from ad- + ...
aspirer
noun see aspire
aspirin
noun (plural aspirin or aspirins) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from acetyl + spiraeic acid (former name of salicylic acid), from New Latin Spiraea, genus of ...
Asquith
biographical name Herbert Henry 1852-1928 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith British statesman
ASR
abbreviation 1. airport surveillance radar 2. air-sea rescue
ass
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English assa, probably from Old Irish asan, from Latin asinus Date: before 12th century 1. any of several hardy gregarious African ...
Assad, al-
I. biographical name Bashar 1965- president of Syria (2000- ) II. biographical name Hafiz 1930-2000 father of preceding president of Syria (1971-2000)
assagai
noun see assegai
assai
adverb Etymology: Italian, from Vulgar Latin *ad satis enough — more at asset Date: circa 1724 very — used with tempo direction in music
assail
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French assaillir, from Vulgar Latin *assalire, alteration of Latin assilire to leap upon, from ad- + salire to leap — more ...
assailable
adjective see assail
assailant
noun see assail
Assam
I. noun Etymology: Assam, India Date: 1842 a black tea grown in northeastern India II. geographical name state NE India on edge of Himalayas capital Dispur area 30,318 ...
Assamese
noun (plural Assamese) Date: 1826 1. a native or inhabitant of Assam, India 2. the Indo-Aryan language of Assam • Assamese adjective
assassin
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin assassinus, from Arabic ḥashshāshīn, plural of ḥashshāsh worthless person, literally, hashish user, from hashīsh hashish Date: circa 1520 ...
assassin bug
noun Date: 1895 any of a family (Reduviidae) of bugs that are usually predatory on insects though some (as a kissing bug) suck the blood of mammals — called also reduviid
assassinate
transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Date: 1607 1. to injure or destroy unexpectedly and treacherously 2. to murder (a usually prominent person) by sudden or secret attack ...
assassination
noun see assassinate
assassinator
noun see assassinate
assault
I. noun Etymology: Middle English assaut, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *assaltus, from assalire Date: 14th century 1. a. a violent physical or verbal attack b. ...
assault boat
noun Date: 1941 a small portable boat used in an amphibious military attack or in land warfare for crossing rivers or lakes
assault rifle
noun Date: 1972 any of various automatic or semiautomatic rifles with large capacity magazines designed for military use
assault weapon
noun Date: 1973 any of various automatic or semiautomatic firearms; especially assault rifle
assaulter
noun see assault II
assaultive
adjective Date: 1946 1. of, relating to, or tending toward assault 2. having an intense or abrasive effect on the senses or emotions • assaultively adverb • ...
assaultively
adverb see assaultive
assaultiveness
noun see assaultive
assay
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French assai, essai — more at essay Date: 14th century 1. archaic trial, attempt 2. examination and determination as to ...
assayer
noun see assay II
assed
adverb Date: 1923 often vulgar ass III — used in combination
assegai
or assagai noun Etymology: ultimately from Arabic al-zaghāya the assegai, from al- the + Berber zaghāya spear Date: 1600 a slender hardwood spear or light javelin usually ...
assemblage
noun Date: 1690 1. a collection of persons or things ; gathering 2. the act of assembling ; the state of being assembled 3. a. an artistic composition made from scraps, ...
assemblagist
noun Date: 1965 an artist who specializes in assemblages
assemble
verb (assembled; assembling) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French assembler, from Vulgar Latin *assimulare, from Latin ad- + simul together — more at same Date: 13th ...
assembler
noun Date: 1616 1. one that assembles 2. a. a computer program that automatically converts instructions written in assembly language into machine language b. assembly ...
assembly
noun (plural -blies) Etymology: Middle English assemblee, from Anglo-French, from assembler Date: 14th century 1. a company of persons gathered for deliberation and ...
assembly language
noun Date: circa 1964 a programming language that consists of instructions that are mnemonic codes for corresponding machine language instructions
assembly line
noun Date: 1914 1. an arrangement of machines, equipment, and workers in which work passes from operation to operation in direct line until the product is assembled 2. a ...
Assembly of God
Date: 1952 a congregation belonging to a Pentecostal body founded in the United States in 1914
assembly-line
adjective Date: 1939 made by or as if by an assembly line; especially lacking originality or creativity
assemblyman
noun Date: 1647 a member of an assembly
assemblywoman
noun Date: 1869 a woman who is a member of an assembly
Assen
geographical name commune NE Netherlands capital of Drenthe population 50,880
assent
I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French assentir, assenter, from Latin assentari, from assentire, from ad- + sentire to feel — more at sense Date: ...
assentation
noun Date: 15th century ready assent especially when insincere or obsequious
assenter
noun see assent I
assentor
noun see assent I
assert
transitive verb Etymology: Latin assertus, past participle of asserere, from ad- + serere to join — more at series Date: circa 1604 1. to state or declare positively and ...
assert oneself
phrasal to speak or act in a manner that compels recognition especially of one's rights
assertedly
adverb Date: 1937 by positive and usually unsubstantiated assertion ; allegedly
assertion
noun Date: 15th century the act of asserting; also declaration, affirmation
assertive
adjective Date: circa 1619 1. disposed to or characterized by bold or confident assertion 2. having a strong or distinctive flavor or aroma Synonyms: see aggressive • ...
assertively
adverb see assertive
assertiveness
noun see assertive
assertiveness training
noun Date: 1975 a method of training individuals to act in a bold self-confident manner
asses
plural of as or of ass
assess
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, probably from Medieval Latin assessus, past participle of assidēre, from Latin, to sit beside, assist in the office of a judge — ...
assessable
adjective see assess
assessment
noun Date: 1534 1. the action or an instance of assessing ; appraisal 2. the amount assessed
assessor
noun Date: 14th century 1. an official who assists a judge or magistrate 2. one that assesses; especially an official who assesses property for taxation
asset
noun Etymology: back-formation from assets, singular, sufficient property to pay debts and legacies, from Anglo-French assetz, from asez enough, from Vulgar Latin *ad satis, from ...
asseverate
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin asseveratus, past participle of asseverare, from ad- + severus severe Date: 1749 to affirm or declare positively or earnestly ...
asseveration
noun see asseverate
asseverative
adjective see asseverate
asshole
noun Date: 14th century 1. usually vulgar anus 2. a. usually vulgar a stupid, incompetent, or detestable person b. usually vulgar the worst place — used in phrases ...
assiduity
noun (plural -ities) Date: 1596 1. the quality or state of being assiduous ; diligence 2. persistent personal attention — usually used in plural
assiduous
adjective Etymology: Latin assiduus, from assidēre Date: 1622 marked by careful unremitting attention or persistent application Synonyms: see busy • assiduously ...
assiduously
adverb see assiduous
assiduousness
noun see assiduous
assign
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French assigner, from Latin assignare, from ad- + signare to mark, from signum mark, sign Date: 13th century 1. to ...
assignability
noun see assign I
assignable
adjective see assign I
assignat
noun Etymology: French, from Latin assignatus, past participle of assignare Date: 1790 a bill issued as currency by the French Revolutionary government (1789-96) on the ...
assignation
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of assigning or the assignment made 2. an appointment of time and place for a meeting; especially tryst
assigned risk
noun Date: 1946 a poor risk (as an accident-prone motorist) that insurance companies would normally reject but are forced to insure by state law
assignee
noun Date: 14th century 1. a person to whom an assignment is made 2. a person appointed to act for another 3. a person to whom a right or property is legally transferred
assigner
noun see assign I
assignment
noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of assigning 2. a. a position, post, or office to which one is assigned b. a specified task or amount of work assigned or undertaken ...
assignor
noun see assign I
assimilability
noun see assimilable
assimilable
adjective Date: 1667 capable of being assimilated • assimilability noun
assimilate
I. verb (-lated; -lating) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin assimilatus, past participle of assimilare, from Latin assimulare to make similar, from ad- + simulare ...
assimilation
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. an act, process, or instance of assimilating b. the state of being assimilated 2. the incorporation or conversion of nutrients into ...
assimilationism
noun see assimilationist
assimilationist
noun Date: 1899 a person who advocates a policy of assimilating differing racial or cultural groups • assimilationism noun • assimilationist adjective
assimilative
adjective Date: 14th century of, relating to, or causing assimilation
assimilator
noun see assimilate I
assimilatory
adjective Date: circa 1847 assimilative
Assiniboin
or Assiniboine noun (plural -boin or -boins or -boine or -boines) Etymology: Ojibwa dialect assini•pwa•n, literally, stone Sioux Date: 1794 a member of an American Indian ...
Assiniboine
geographical name river 665 miles (1070 kilometers) Canada rising in SE Saskatchewan & flowing S & E across S Manitoba into Red River
Assiniboine, Mount
geographical name mountain 11,870 feet (3618 meters) Canada in SW Alberta on British Columbia border
Assisi
geographical name commune central Italy ESE of Perugia population 24,669
assist
I. verb Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French assister to help, stand by, from Latin assistere, from ad- + sistere to cause to stand; akin to Latin stare to stand ...
assistance
noun Date: 14th century the act of assisting or the help supplied ; aid
assistant
noun Date: 15th century a person who assists ; helper; also a person holding an assistantship • assistant adjective
assistant professor
noun Date: 1827 a member of a college or university faculty who ranks above an instructor and below an associate professor • assistant professorship noun
assistant professorship
noun see assistant professor
assistantship
noun Date: 1948 a paid appointment awarded annually to a qualified graduate student that requires part-time teaching, research, or residence hall duties
assisted living
noun Date: 1981 a system of housing and limited care that is designed for senior citizens who need some assistance with daily activities but do not require care in a nursing ...
assisted suicide
noun Date: 1976 suicide committed by someone with assistance from another person; especially physician-assisted suicide
assistive
adjective Date: 1829 providing aid or assistance; specifically designed or intended to assist disabled persons
assize
noun Etymology: Middle English assise, from Anglo-French, session, legal action, from asseer, asseoir to seat, from Vulgar Latin *assedēre, from Latin assidēre to sit beside, ...
assn
abbreviation association
assoc
abbreviation associate; associated; association
associate
I. verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Middle English associat associated, from Latin associatus, past participle of associare to unite, from ad- + sociare to join, from socius ...
associate professor
noun Date: 1819 a member of a college or university faculty who ranks above an assistant professor and below a professor • associate professorship noun
associate professorship
noun see associate professor
associateship
noun see associate III
association
noun Date: 1535 1. a. the act of associating b. the state of being associated ; combination, relationship 2. an organization of persons having a common interest ; ...
association area
noun Date: circa 1909 an area of the cerebral cortex that functions in linking and coordinating the sensory and motor areas
association football
noun Date: 1873 soccer
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
geographical name political organization consisting of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, & Vietnam; formed 1967
associational
adjective see association
associationism
noun Date: 1875 a reductionist school of psychology that holds that the content of consciousness can be explained by the association and reassociation of irreducible sensory ...
associationist
noun see associationism
associationistic
adjective see associationism
associative
adjective Date: 1804 1. of or relating to association especially of ideas or images 2. dependent on or acquired by association or learning 3. of, having, or being the ...
associative learning
noun Date: 1957 a learning process in which discrete ideas and percepts become linked to one another
associative neuron
noun Date: 1935 interneuron
associatively
adverb see associative
associativity
noun see associative
assoil
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French assoilé, past participle of assoudre to absolve, from Latin absolvere Date: 13th century 1. archaic absolve, ...
assoilment
noun see assoil
assonance
noun Etymology: French, from Latin assonare to answer with the same sound, from ad- + sonare to sound, from sonus sound — more at sound Date: 1727 1. resemblance of sound in ...
assonant
adjective or noun see assonance
assonantal
adjective see assonance
assort
verb Etymology: Middle French assortir, from a- (from Latin ad-) + sorte sort Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to distribute into groups of a like kind ; classify 2. ...
assortative
adjective Date: 1897 being nonrandom mating based on like or unlike characteristics • assortatively adverb
assortatively
adverb see assortative
assorted
adjective Date: circa 1797 1. suited especially by nature or character 2. consisting of various kinds
assorter
noun see assort
assortment
noun Date: 1611 1. a. the act of assorting b. the state of being assorted 2. a collection of assorted things or persons
ASSR
abbreviation Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
asst
abbreviation 1. assistant 2. assorted
asstd
abbreviation 1. assented 2. assorted
assuage
transitive verb (assuaged; assuaging) Etymology: Middle English aswagen, from Anglo-French asuager, from Vulgar Latin *assuaviare, from Latin ad- + suavis sweet — more at ...
assuagement
noun see assuage
assuasive
adjective Date: 1708 soothing, calming
assumability
noun see assume
assumable
adjective see assume
assumably
adverb see assume
assume
transitive verb (assumed; assuming) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin assumere, from ad- + sumere to take — more at consume Date: 15th century 1. a. to take up or in ...
assuming
adjective Date: 1692 pretentious, presumptuous
assumpsit
noun Etymology: New Latin, he undertook, from Latin assumere to undertake Date: 1590 1. an express or implied promise or contract not under seal on which an action may be ...
assumption
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin assumption-, assumptio taking up, from Latin assumere Date: 13th century 1. a. the taking up of a person into heaven b. ...
assumptive
adjective Date: 1611 of, relating to, or based on assumption
Assur
geographical name see Assyria
assurance
noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or action of assuring: as a. pledge, guarantee b. the act of conveying real property; also the instrument by which it is conveyed c. ...
Assurbanipal
biographical name see Ashurbanipal
assure
transitive verb (assured; assuring) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French asseurer, assurer, from Medieval Latin assecurare, from Latin ad- + securus secure Date: 14th ...
assured
I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. characterized by certainty or security ; guaranteed 2. a. self-assured b. self-satisfied 3. satisfied as to the certainty or ...
assuredly
adverb Date: 14th century 1. without a doubt ; certainly 2. in an assured manner ; confidently
assuredness
noun see assured I
assurer
or assuror noun Date: 1607 one that assures ; insurer
assurgent
adjective Etymology: Latin assurgent-, assurgens, present participle of assurgere to rise, from ad- + surgere to rise — more at surge Date: 1578 moving upward ; rising; ...
assuror
noun see assurer
assy
abbreviation assembly
Assyr
abbreviation Assyrian
Assyria
or biblical Assur or Ashur geographical name ancient empire W Asia extending along middle Tigris & over foothills to the E; early capital Calah, later capital Nineveh
Assyrian
noun Date: 15th century 1. a native or inhabitant of ancient Assyria 2. the dialect of Akkadian spoken by the Assyrians • Assyrian adjective
Assyriological
adjective see Assyriology
Assyriologist
noun see Assyriology
Assyriology
noun Date: 1828 the science or study of the history, language, and antiquities of ancient Assyria and Babylonia • Assyriological adjective • Assyriologist noun
AST
abbreviation Alaska standard time
Astacus
geographical name — see Izmit
Astaire
biographical name Fred 1899-1987 American dancer & actor
Astana
or formerly Aqmola or Akmola geographical name town N central Kazakhstan, its capital since 1997
astarboard
adverb Date: circa 1630 toward or on the starboard side of a ship
Astarte
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Astartē Date: 1599 the Phoenician goddess of fertility and of sexual love

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