Vocabulary Exercise: Definitions

List Number: 10403

Vocabulary Practice

    Word * Part of Speech Definition Audio Available?
    contend Verb To strive in opposition; to contest; to dispute; to quarrel; to fight Yes
    contend Verb To struggle or exert one's self to obtain or retain possession of, or to defend Yes
    contend Verb To strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue Yes
    content Noun That which is contained Yes
    content Noun Published information and experiences such as many novels, movies, music, games, webpages, presentations, etc. Yes
    content Verb Satisfied; in a state of satisfaction Yes
    content Verb To satisfy Yes
    intend Verb Stretch to extend Yes
    intend Verb Strain; make tense Yes
    intend Verb Intensify; strengthen Yes
    intend Verb Apply with energy Yes
    intend Verb Bend or turn; direct, as one's course or journey Yes
    intend Verb Fix the mind on; attend to; take care of Yes
    intend Verb Fix the mind upon something to be accomplished; design; plan Yes
    intend Verb Design mechanically or artistically; fashion; mold Yes
    intend Verb Pretend; counterfeit Yes
    intent Noun The purpose of something that is intended Yes
    intent Noun The state of someone's mind at the time of committing an offense Yes
    intent Adjective Firmly fixed or concentrated on something Yes
    intent Adjective Unwavering from a course of action Yes
    dissect Verb To study a dead animal's anatomy by cutting it apart; to perform a necropsy or an autopsy Yes
    dissect Verb To study a plant or other organism's anatomy similarly Yes
    dissect Verb To analyze an idea in detail by separating it into its parts Yes
    dissect Verb To separate muscles, organs, etc. without cutting into them or disrupting their architecture Yes
    detest Verb To dislike intensely; hate Yes
    detect Verb To discover or find by careful search, examination, or probing Yes
    inspect Verb To examine critically or carefully; especially, to search out problems or determine condition Yes
    inspect Verb To view and examine officially Yes
    object Noun A thing that has physical existence Yes
    object Noun The goal, end, or purpose of something Yes
    object Noun A person or thing toward which an emotion is directed Yes
    object Verb To disagree with something or someone; to raise an objection Yes
    respect Noun Admiration for a person or entity because of perceived merit worth Yes
    respect Noun Regard for the rights of others; tolerance Yes
    respect Noun Polite greetings, often offered as condolences after a death Yes
    respect Noun A particular aspect of something Yes
    respect Verb To have respect for Yes
    respect Verb To have regard for the rights of others Yes
    respect Verb To consent to abide by an agreement 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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