Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10381

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    cable Noun A strong, large-diameter wire or rope, or something resembling such a wire or rope Yes
    cable Noun An assembly of two or more wires which are used for electrical power or data circuits Yes
    cable Noun A system for receiving television or Internet service over coaxial or fiber optic cables Yes
    cable Verb To wrap wires to form a cable Yes
    fable Noun A falsified story or tale, intended to instruct or amuse; a fictitious narration intended to enforce some useful truth Yes
    fable Noun Any story told to excite wonder; common talk; the theme of talk Yes
    fable Noun Fiction; untruth; falsehood Yes
    fable Verb To compose fables, to write or speak fiction; to write or utter what is not true Yes
    gable Noun The triangular area of the front or side of a building adjacent to a sloped roof, or two sloped roofs Yes
    sable Noun A small mammal, related to the marten of Eurasia and North Pacific Islands Yes
    sable Noun The marten Yes
    sable Noun A coat made from the fur of the sable Yes
    sable Noun An artist's brush made from the fur of a sable Yes
    sable Noun A black color on a coat of arms Yes
    sable Noun A black color, like that of sable fur Yes
    sable Adjective Of a black color, like that of sable fur Yes
    sable Adjective Made of sable fur Yes
    stable Noun A building set apart and adapted for lodging and feeding horses; racehorses of particular stable Yes
    stable Adjective Relatively unchanging, permanent; firmly fixed or established, not easily moved, changed, unbalanced, destroyed, or altered in value Yes
    stable Verb Put or keep horses in a stable Yes
    cradle Noun A bed or cot for a baby, moving on rockers or swinging on pivots Yes
    cradle Noun A rest for the receiver of a telephone Yes
    cradle Verb To contain in or as if in a cradle Yes
    cradle Verb To rock a baby to sleep Yes
    cradle Verb To wrap protectively Yes
    ladle Noun A deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle Yes
    ladle Verb To serve something with a ladle Yes
    maple Noun Trees characterized by hand-like leaves and winged seeds, grown as shade or ornamental trees, for timber, or for sap Yes
    maple Noun The flavor of the concentrated sap of the sugar maple Yes
    maple Adjective Deriving from or having a characteristic of a maple tree or maple wood Yes
    staple Noun A basic or essential supply Yes
    staple Noun A basic food Yes
    staple Noun A wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper by penetrating all the sheets and curling around Yes
    staple Noun A wire fastener used to secure something else by penetrating and curling Yes
    staple Noun The result of installing such a fastener Yes
    staple Verb To secure with a staple Yes
    beetle Noun Any of numerous species of insect characterized by a pair of hard, shell-like, front wings which cover and protect a pair of rear wings when at rest Yes
    beetle Noun The name of two models of car made by Volkswagen 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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