Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10368

Vocabulary
Vocabulary Practice
  • Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    atom Noun A theoretical particle of matter, imagined to be incapable of further division; the smallest possible unit of substance Yes
    atom Noun The smallest possible amount of matter which still retains its identity as a chemical element Yes
    ashes Noun Plural form of ash Yes
    captor Noun One who is holding a captive or captives Yes
    captor Noun One who catches or has caught or captured something or someone Yes
    carrot Noun A vegetable with a nutritious, juicy, orange, sweet root Yes
    fathom Noun A measure of length corresponding to the outstretched arms, standardized to six feet, now used mainly for measuring depths in seas or oceans Yes
    fathom Verb To encircle with outstretched arms, especially to take a measurement; to embrace Yes
    fathom Verb To measure the depth of Yes
    fathom Verb To get to the bottom of; to manage to comprehend Yes
    gallon Noun A unit of volume used for liquids, equivalent to eight pints, or 3.785 liters Yes
    gallop Noun The fastest gait of a horse Yes
    gallop Noun A two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously Yes
    gallop Verb Ride at a galloping pace Yes
    record Noun Information put into a temporary or permanent physical medium for the purpose of preserving it and making it available for future reference Yes
    record Noun A vinyl disc on which sound is recorded and may be replayed on a phonograph Yes
    record Noun The most extreme known value of some achievement, particularly in competitive events Yes
    record Verb To make a record of information Yes
    record Verb Specifically, to make an audio, video, or multimedia recording of Yes
    checker Noun One who checks something Yes
    checker Noun The clerk who tallies the cost of purchases and accepts payment Yes
    checker Noun A playing piece in the game of Checkers Yes
    edit Noun An instance of or the work of editing Yes
    edit Verb To change a text, or a document Yes
    edit Verb To prepare written material for publication or presentation, as by correcting, revising, or adapting Yes
    edit Verb To modify or adapt so as to make suitable or acceptable Yes
    edit Verb To assemble the components of a film or soundtrack, for example, as by cutting and splicing Yes

    Vocabulary Word Activities

    • Use the word in an original sentence.
    • Find and learn the definition of the word.
    • Know how to pronounce the word.
    • Which parts of speech is the word used as (e.g. noun, verb)?
    • What are other forms of the word such as plurals or tenses.
    • 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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