Definition, Meaning & Synonyms | English word A-


A-

Definitions of A-

  1. Not, without, opposite of.
  2. (no longer productive) Forming verbs with the sense away, up, on, out.
  3. (no longer productive) Forming verbs with the sense of intensified action.
  4. (no longer productive) In, into. Also passing into sense 5. [First attested prior to 1150]
  5. In the direction of, or toward. [First attested prior to 1150]
  6. (archaic, dialectal) At such a time. [First attested prior to 1150]
  7. (archaic, dialectal) In the act or process of. Used in some dialects before a present participle. [First attested prior to 1150]
  8. (Devonshire) Used to form the past participle of a verb.
  9. (no longer productive) Forming words with the sense of wholly, or utterly out. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.]
  10. (no longer productive) Towards; Used to indicate direction, reduction to, increase to, change into, or motion. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.]
  11. (no longer productive) Away from. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.]
  12. (no longer productive) Of, from. [First attested prior to 1150.]
  13. (Chester) Used as a prefix to verbs in the sense of remaining in the same condition. Actively doing something.
  14. (rare or no longer productive) In, on, at; used to show a state, condition, or manner. Also passing into sense 2. [First attested prior to 1150]
  15. Alternative form of y-. (archaic and dialectal) In dialect, it is sometimes conflated with sense 5 of the previous definition, and is used as a general indicator of a participle. [First attested around 1150 to 1350 (Middle English).]
  16. Alternative form of -a ("empty syllable added to songs, poetry, verse and other speech").

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AN-
UN-
AR-
IL-
IN-
IM-
IR-
I-

Number of letters

2

Is palindrome

No

A-1
A-2
A-3
A-4
A-5

A.

A-1
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A-3
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A-5



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