Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10358

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    cadet Noun A student at a military school who is training to be an officer Yes
    defend Verb To ward off an attacker Yes
    defend Verb To protect one's assets, or allies Yes
    depend Verb To hang in suspense; to be pending; to be undetermined or undecided Yes
    depend Verb To rely on for support, maintenance, help, etc. Yes
    depend Verb To trust; to rely; to be certain Yes
    repel Verb To put off Yes
    repel Verb To unattract; to act with a force that drives or keeps away something such as mosquitoes Yes
    repel Verb To push back or away by a force, as one body acting upon another Yes
    attend Verb To be at an event Yes
    attend Verb To pay attention to; to commit oneself to; to give thought and care to Yes
    consent Noun Voluntary agreement or permission Yes
    consent Verb To express willingness, to give permission Yes
    compel Verb To force or coerce Yes
    compel Verb To exact or produce by force Yes
    compel Verb To overpower; to subdue Yes
    behind Preposition At the back of Yes
    behind Preposition To the back of Yes
    behind Preposition after, time-wise or motion-wise Yes
    behind Preposition In support of Yes
    behind Noun The rear; bottom; the buttocks Yes
    beside Preposition Next to; at the side of Yes
    beside Preposition Not relevant to Yes
    derive Verb To obtain or receive something from something else Yes
    derive Verb To find the origin or descent of a word or phrase Yes
    derive Verb To originate from Yes
    recite Verb To repeat aloud some passage, poem, or other text previously memorized, often before an audience Yes
    recite Verb To list or determine the amount of something Yes
    recite Verb To deliver a recitation Yes
    retire Noun The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; also, a place to which one retires, such as a bedroom to sleep Yes
    retire Verb To withdraw; to take away Yes
    retire Verb To withdraw from circulation, or from the market Yes
    retire Verb To cause to retire, specifically, to designate as no longer qualified for active service; to place on the retired list Yes
    retire Verb To go back or return; to withdraw or retreat; to go into privacy Yes
    retire Verb To retreat from action or danger; to withdraw for safety or pleasure; Yes
    retire Verb To withdraw from a public station, from working, or from business Yes
    retire Verb To go to bed Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

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    • What are synonyms of the word?
    • What are antonyms of the word?
    • What is the origin or etymology of the word?
    • What words rhyme with this word?

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