Old EnglishspEnglish
Afar advFrom far; far, at or a distance, as John saw the place afar. 2. at, to, or from a great distance; far away
Afar phr"From Afar" - at a great distance.
Afare vbTo depart
Afear vbTo frighten.
Afear advIn fear.
Afeard adjAfraid; struck with fear.
Afeed vbTo feed, nourish.
Afell vbStrike down, fell, lay low
Afield advOn or to the field, abroad.
Afield phr"Far Afield" - in the field.
A'fellowship vbFellow (late OE.) - to be in fellowship, to accompany.
A'ferrom advFrom afar, afar, afar off.
Afford vbTo further accomplish; afford. 2. to manage (do). 3. with 'can' - to have the means to be able. 4. without 'can' - to give of what one has; afford. 5. of things; to be capable of yielding; yield naturally or affording.
Afford phr"Can't afford to" - not in a favorable position to; daren't.
Affright vbFrighten, terrify
Affriended pplMade friends.
Affright nThe action of causing terror. 2. the state of terror.
Affright vbTo frighten terrify.
Affrighted adjStruck with fear, alarmed.
Affrighted advIn an affeared manner, with fright or alarm
Affrightedly advIn a fearful manner.
Affrightful adjFull of terror; alarmed, frull of fear, timid. 2. alarming, exciting, shocking, deadful, revolting.
Affrightfully advIn terrifying or alarming way or manner.
Affrighting adjFrightful, terrifying.
Afgod vbIdol, false god,
Afgodness nIdolatry
Afield advOn or in the field, esp. of labour or battle (war). 3. to or into the field. 4. away from home. ('to go further afield')
Afield phr"To Go Further Afield" - to travel afar, overseas, abroad.
A'fingered adjAfflicted with hunger, famished, very hungry.
Afire vbTo be on fire; or in a state of burning.
Afire advOn or in fire; burning. 2. fig. burning with passion, emotion etc.
A'flee vbTo run away, escape, run away.
Afleme vbto drive away, expel, eject.
Aflicker advIn a flickering state.
A'flight vbTo put to flight.
Afoam advIn a state of foam.
Afloat advAlso adj. 2. in a floating condition, afloat as opposed to aground. 2. at sea opp. to on shore. 3. OE - buoyed up in the air. 4. in a state of overflow or submersion. 5. fig. unembarrassed; having one head above water. 6. adrift; afloat. 7. in full swing. 8. in commerce and currency free ad subject to market fluctuation; afloat.
Afloat phr"To Stay Afloat" - to remain solvent.
A'flow adjFloating, flowing, drifting. 2. (fig.) - in progress.
Afond vbTo try, make a trail of, put to the test, find out by experiment. 2. to attempt, to try.
Afong vb(Afang)- to take by force or authority. 2. to sieze, apprehend; afong. 3. to take what is offered, to accept. 4. to recieve (a person); to welcome. 5. to recieve, get, come into possession; afong. 6. to be in possession. 7. to get offspring; to conceive; afong.
Afoot advOn foot, on or by one's own feet. 2. astir, moving, on the move; in active existence or operation.
Afoot prpOf place: befor. 2. in OE. (rank) - in precedence.
Afoot conjSooner than.
Afoot phr"There's Something Afoot" - planned (secretly)
Afore advBefore, prior to, previously.
Afore pfxBefore, previously.
Aforegiven advGiven before, prior to or previously.
Aforegoing advGone before or prior to.
Aforehand adjBeforehand in condition; forehanded.
Aforehand advBeforehand, in advance, in anticipation.
Aforenamed adjNamed earlier in a document; aforementioned.
Aforeness nPreexistence; the state of being before.
Aforesaid adjOf a previously stated list, the entry of the list items, usu. the first in two or three-mentioned list items. 3. above-mentioned; aforementioned, aforesaid; mentioned.
Aforespoken advSpoken after the initail event or happening.
Aforethought nPremeditated, planned ahead of time; thinking beforehand. 2. fore, fore-thought, thought.
Aforetime advOf old time or in a time past; in days of old, in a former time, though before, formerly, auld lang syne.
Aforetold advTold or spoken afterwards; foretold.
Aforeward advFirst in rank, in front.
Afornens prpAgainst opposite. 2. fig. before, in the presence of. 3. with regard to, in respect of, as concerns,
Afornens advOver against, opposite.
Aforn-ons advIn front.
Afresh advAnew, freshly, with a fresh commencement.
Afrith vbTo make peace.
Afrought adjAffrighted, timid, frightened (in mind).
Aft prpBehind, in rear, hind, stern of position. 2. in or near the hind part or stern of a ship or aircraft. 3. earlier (of time)
Aft phr"Fore and Aft" - from stern to stern, lengthwise.
Aft phr"Aft Meal" - an extra meal; a meal taken after and in addition to the ordinary meals.
After conjSignifies that the action of the clause it starts take place before the action of the other clause.
After advThe second of two; next; later. 2. of place: nearer the rear, more aft. 3. of time: earlier. 4. behind; later in time; following.
After prpSubsequently to; following in time; later than. 2. behind. 3. in pursuit of, seeking. 4.iIn allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing. in importance or rank. 6. as a result of. 7 in spite of. 8. according to an author or text. 9. denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to. 10. (obsolete) According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting
After adjLater, second of two, next, following, subsequent. 2. at or towards the stern of a ship.
After phr"After All" - in spite of everything. 2. anyway or in any case. 3. in the end, however.
After phr"After Dark' - after night has fallen ; at dark.
After phr"After Me the Flood" - used to imply total indifference to what might happen after one has died ("apres moi le deluge")
After phr"After One's Own Beat" - having the same opinions, feelings, behaviour as oneself.
After phr"After One's Own Heart" - sharing one's taste or views.
After phr"After You" - a formula used in offering precedence.
After phr"Be After Somebody" - pursue, want to catch.
After phr"Be After Something" - desire, want to obtain.
Afterbeat nA secondary, weaker half of a musical beat; a forebeat.
Afterbirth nThe secundine of the placenta which is expelled from the womb after birth. 2. birth after the death of the father. 3. late-born or afterbirth children.
Afterbite nSomething that linger after it is bitten, especialy a flavour, an aftertaste. 2. that which returns with a memory, usually one which is bitter or painful.
Afterbody nThe after part of a vehicle. 2. a companion body that trails a satellite or space craft. 3. section or piece of launch rocket or spacecraft.
Afterborn adjBorn after the father's death.
Afterbrain nThe posterior lobe of cerebellum.
Afterburn nThe burning of further calories after the end of a stint of vigorous exercise; afterburn. 2. in sociology, afterburn is the practice of criticizing a person after they have left, or stopped contribution to the conversation.
Afterburner nA device in a turbojet engine which injects fuel in to the exhaust system to increase the thrust.
Afterburning nThe process of injecting of fuel into an engine to increase the thrust.
Afterburthen vbTo burden with.
Aftercare nThe care of a patient during recovery after an operation or after hospitalization.
Aftercome nA subsequent result, consequence; something that comes after.
Aftercomer nSuccessor
Aftercoming adjA following state, sequel, consequence or result. 2. an aftercome.
After-cooler nA radiator designed to reduce the temperature of the fuel mixture in the supercharging system of a jet aircraft.
Aftercooling nThe cooling of gas subsequent to compression. 2. the cooling of a nuclear reactor after it has been shut down.
Afterdeal nAfterdele: disadvantage.
After-eye nTo keep in view or sight.
Affright nSufden fear; alarm,fear, fright; cause of fright.
Affright vbTo strike with sudden fear. 2. frighten.
Aftergame nA subsequent scheme or expediency undertaken to afford a chance of retrieval or improvement.
Afterglow nThe glow in the sky after sunset; afterhlow. 2. the light emitted by an incandescent object while cooling. 3. the mildly euphoric feeling experienced after a pleasurable experience, afterglow, such as sex or a drug-high. 4. light emitted by phosphor after excitation. 5. an after-party.
After-grass nGrass that grows in a field after a crop (usu. of grass) has been harvested.
After-grave nThe state of life after death. 2. the hereafter; existence after death.
Aftergrowth nAny secondary growth of a crop after harvesting. 2. (metaphorically) - a secondary development of any kind.
Afterhand advAfterwards.
Afterheat nThe heat generated in a nuclear reactor after it has been shut down, produced by residual radioactivity in the fuel elements.
Afterhind advBehind.
Afterings advThe milk drawn from a cow. 2. dregs; the last of any substance that is a poorer quality than the earlier substance or later?
After-life nA future life; life after. 2. the later period of one's life.
After-light nAn afterglow. 2. (also fig)the light of what is known; hindsight. 3. afterwards.
Afterling nOne who comes older or later. 2. an aftercomer who is later.
Afterling adjComing after, later, subsequent or later, late in order of time or succession.
Afterlithe nOE. - Aeftera: second & litha: serene, name for the two months June and July; old name for July.
After-liver nA survivor.
Afterlong advLengthwise, along.
Aftermath nSecond or later mowing or crop. 2. crop of grass which springs up after the mowing in early summer. 3. a result, especially an unpleasant one.
Aftermind nA new or changed way of thinking, often as a result of regret and repentance. 2. a renewed way of thinking.
Aftermost adjHindmost; last in time; most or fartherest aft. 2. nearest the stern of a vessel.
Afterness nPosterity, the quality of being after.
Afternoon nThe time from midday to evening.
Afternoon drive time nThe evening rush hour when people drive home from work and listen to radio broadcasts. 2. afternoon-drive.
Afters nDessert. 2. festivities held after a wedding meal.
After-school adjTaking place after normal scool hours.
Aftersee vbTo witness or see after the fact or event. 2. to see in hindsight or retrospectively.
Afterseen adjSeen or witnessed after the fact or event. 2. seen in hindsight or in retrospection.
After-send adjSent afterwards, subsequently.
Aftershave nA lotion, gel or liquid used after shaving.
Aftershow nOccurring after a stage show or film premiere.
Afterspring nPosterity. 2. a spring time weather change out of season.
After-sun nDescribing the cooling feeling applied to the skin after exposure to the sun.
After-swarm nA second swarm of bees.
Aftertale nA postscript; something added when the tale or story is, or ought be, ended. 2. a note added to a letter after completion. 3. ill-talk, slander, defamation.
Afterthought nA subsequent thought. 2. reflection after an act; hence, a later explanation. 3. thought or reflection coming later.
After-time nThe future; at a later time.
Afterward advBehind. 2. subsequently. 3. next in order.
Afterwards advAt a later time.
Afterwardsness nThe concept that an earlier event in one's life can acquire a meaning.
Afterwinter nRenewal of winter.
Afterwise adjWise after the event.
Afterwit nWisdom which comes after the event or too late. 2. later knowledge; the knowledge of riper years or later times. 3. second thoughts; reconsideration.. 4. one who lacks foresight. 5. recognition of former folly; practical repentance; coming to one's senses.
Afterwitted adjWise when it's too late. 2. wanting in forethought.
Afterword nA postscript to a letter; or an appendix to a book. 2. an epilogue
Afterworld n.Future, afterlife, other existence.
Afterwort nThe second run in the brewing of beer.
After-written adjWritten or recorded in writing afterwards
Aftmost adjFurthest aft, most sternwards, as far as possible.
After-year(s) nA later or future year. Usually in plural
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