Synonyms ( A )

Abandon 

Synonyms:

Relinquish; Resign; Forgo; Discontinue; Waive; Abdicate; Leave ;  Quit;  Evacuate;  Discard; Desert 


Abash

(transitive verb)

His uncivilized behavior in the company faction abashed his parents and his relatives.
Synonyms:

Humiliate; Humble; Debase;  Degrade;  Reduce;  Repress;  Mortify;  Denigrate;  Embarrass; Disconcert; Astound; Confound


Abate

Intransitive Verb

After the heavy rains for the last one week, the flood has abated to the safe level.
Synonyms:

Decrease; Lessen; Moderate; Diminish; Subside; Ally; Slacken; Subdue; Alleviate; Dwindle; Ease; Grow less; Reduce


Abbreviate

Transitive Verb

WHO is the abbreviated form of World Health Organization.
Synonyms: 
Abridge; Condense; Contract; Shorten; Curtail; Truncate; Trim


Abduct

Transitive Verb
The gang which abducted a boy from the school demands ransom to release the boy.
Synonyms: 
Kidnap; Carry off; Steal; Spirit away


Aberration

(Abstract Noun)

An aberration in our behavior is unavoidable for many of us.
Synonyms: 
Deviation; Variation; Distortion; Disorientation; Error


Abet

( Transitive verb )

Those who abetted the culprit in the conspiracy were arrested by the police two days ago.
Synonyms: 
Aid; Assist; Support; Encourage; Incite; Instigate


Abhor

( Transitive verb )

The foreigners who come to this country as tourists abhor the beggars who roam around the cities.
Synonyms: 
Hate; Dislike; Detest; Loathe; Despise; Abominate 


Abiding

( Adjective )

The abiding principles of this school should not be violated at any moment in our approach.
Synonyms: 
Everlasting; Constant; Continuing; Durable; Enduring; Eternal; Immortal; Permanent; Persistent; Steadfast; Unending


Ability

( Noun )

Mr. Kuala alone has the required ability to get things done in the government.
Synonyms: 
Power; Skill;  Competence; Competency; Capacity; Efficiency; Capability; Aptitude; Faculty; Talent


Abject
( Adjective )

The abject condition in which the poor people live caught the attention of the world body which decided to do something.
Synonyms: 
Degraded; Contemptible; Miserable; Wretched; Base; Mean; Worthless; Groveling; Repulsive


Abjure

( Transitive verb )

The King abjured his right over the neighboring country in order to provide peace to the people.
Synonyms: 
Forswear; Renounce; Relinquish; Abandon; Recant; Repudiate; Renunciation


Abnormal

( Adjective )

The abnormal growth in the economy of India was possible because of the drastic changes in the economic policies of that country in 1990s.
Synonyms:
Aberrant; Eccentric;  Irregular;  Anomalous;  Insane;  Monstrous


 Abolish

( Transitive verb )

The social system of untouchability was abolisheda long time back in India.
Synonyms: 
Annul; Cancel; Nullify; Abrogate; Exterminate


Abominate

( Transitive verb )

The students abominated the uncivilizes attitude of the teachers towards the girls.
Synonyms: 
Hate; Abhor; Detest; Dislike; Loathe; Recoil from; Shudder at


Above

( Preposition & Adjective )

One should deal with the polticians above the board.
Synonyms: 
Over; Atop; Upon; Exceeding; Beyond; Higher than; On top of; Superior to


 Above board

( Adjective )

We should deal with the politicians above board in order to remain safe.
Synonyms: 
Honest; Candid; Fair and square; Frank; Legitimate; Covert; Trustworthy


Abrupt

( Adjective )

The abrupt manner in which he concluded the Board meeting indicated that he was not in normal condition.
Synonyms: 
Sudden; Hasty; Headlong; Hurried; Precipitate; Quick; Surprising; Swift; Unanticipated; Unforeseen


Abridgment

( Noun )

The act of abridgment of the holy books is not liked by the respective religious scholars.
Synonyms: 
Abbreviation; Epitome; Summary; Abstract; Compendium; Outline; Synopsis; Analysis;  Digest


Abscond

( Intransitive verb )

Since he has been looked upon by his friends themselves as one of the culprits involved in murder case, he absconded a few days ago.
Synonyms: 
Hide; Slip away; Conceal oneself; Leave; Steal away; Decamp; Retire; Depart; Retreat; Take oneself off; Disappear; Run away; Withdraw; Flee; Run off


Absent
( Adjective )

When I spoke to him, he looked at me in an absent way, but he did not answer.
Synonyms:
Missing; Away; Gone; Lacking; Nonexistent; Not present; Not attachment; Elsewhere


Absolve

( Transitive Verb )

The Investigation Committee absolved his from all the charges leveled against him by his company.
Synonyms: 
Forgive; Acquit; Clear; Deliver; Discharge; Exempt; Pardon; Release; Remit; Shrive; Vindicate; Set


Absolute

( Adjective )

When giving evidence in the court of law, we must tell the absolute truth.
Synonyms: 
Arbitrary; Compulsory;  Haughty; Positive; Arrogant; Controlling; Imperative; Supreme;  Authoritative; Despotic; Dictatorial; Irresponsible; Unconditional; Commanding; Domineering;  Overbearing; Unequivocal; Compulsive; Exacting; Peremptory; Unlimited; Imperious;  Tyrannical; Autocratic


Absorb

( Transitive Verb )

Paper that absorbs ink is called blotting-paper.
Synonyms: 
Spend; Waste; Squander; Destroy; Exhaust; Devour; Assimilate


Abstain

( Intransitive Verb )

After his college days, he abstained from both alcoholic drinks and non-vegetarian foods.
Synonyms: 
Forbear; Refrain; Desist; Withhold; Resist


Abstract

( Adjective )

A flower is beautiful, but beauty itself is abstract.
Synonyms: 
Abstruse; Arcane; Complex; Conceptual; Deep; Hypothetical; Indefinite; Occult; Subtle; Unpractical; Unrealistic


Absurd

( Adjective )

It was absurd of you to suggest such a thing.
Synonyms: 
Foolish; Stupid; Ridiculous; Irrational; Senseless; Silly


 Abusive

( Adjective )

Using abusive language is considered uncivilized tendency.
Synonyms: 
Insulting; Calumniating; Castigating; Contumelious; Disparaging; Libelous; Maligning; Offensive; Scolding; Reviling; Slanderous


Accept

( Verb )

No one would accept the ideas that he presented in the seminar on Population Control.
Synonyms:
Believe; Take; Assent; Agree; Honor; Admit; Confirm


Accidental

( Adjective )

The company set aside some amount for accidental expenses.
Synonyms: 
Unintentional; Adventitious; Casual; Chance; Contingent; Fortuitous; Haphazard; Incidental; Random; Uncertain


Accompany

( Verb )

Her father acompany her where ever she goes in this town.
Synonyms: 
Escort; Join; Attend; Chaperon; Conduct; Convoy; Consort


Accomplish

( Verb )

He accomplished many achievements at the very young age.
Synonyms: 
Achieve; Attain; Complete; Conclude; Effectuate; Finish; Perform; Fulfill


Accumulate

( Verb )

They accumulated a lot of wealth for his son. But he expired very young.
Synonyms: 
Assemble; Gather; Congregate; Rally; Hoard; Store; Convene


Accurate

( Adjective )

The accurate number of students who discontinued their studies is not known.
Synonyms: 
Correct; Precise; Exact; Nice; Right; True


 Accuse

( Verb )
The people accused the politician of having swindled the money allotted for constructing a bridge across the river.

Synonyms: 

Allege; Arraign; Attribute; Blame; Censure; Cite; Denounce; Impute; Indict


Accustomed

( Adjective )
We are accustomed to go a long walk in the morning before sunrise.
Synonyms: 

Usual; Common; Conventional; Customary; Expected; Habitual; Normal; Ordinary; Regular; Routine; Adopted; Familiar


Achieve

( verb )

He achieved a score of ; 0 per cent in Mathematices in the National Competition.
Synonyms: 
Attain; Accomplish; Do; Win; Effect; Fulfill; Gain; Perform; Finish; Execute; Acquire


Acknowledge

( Verb )
We have to acknowledge the little achievements of our children so as to give them emotional support.

Synonyms: 

Admit; Own; Profess; Deny; Disown; Disclaim; Avow


Acme

( Noun )
The acme of the growth of this companied will be reached not in the near future.

Synonyms: 

High point; Apex; Climax; Crest; Crown; Culmination; Optimum;  Peak; Pinnacle;. Top; Vertex; Zenith


Acquaintance

( Noun )
My acquaintance with that person saved me from a danger which would have killed me.

Synonyms:
Friendship; Knowledge; Information; Familiarity


Acquire

( Verb )
My parents acquired wealth by their hard and diligent works.

Synonyms:

Achieve; Amass; Attain; Buy; Collect; Earn; Gain; Gather; Get; Obtain; Procure; Realize;  Receive; Score


Acquit

( Verb )
He was acquitted of the murder charges by the Supreme Court.

Synonyms:

Absolve; Deliver; Discharge; Exculpate; Exonerate; Free; Fulfill; Release; Relieve; Vindicate


Acrimonious

( Adjective )
In this acrimonious political situation, we could not remain peace and calm.

Synonyms:

Acerbic; Astringent; Biting; Caustic; Censorious; Churlish; Cutting; Irascible; Mordacious; Peevish; Petulant; Pungent; Rancorous; Sarcastic; Severe; Sharp; Spiteful; Tart; Trenchant; Vitriolic


Active

( Adjective )
All the active students will be given a chance to join military services.

Synonyms:

Busy; Bustling; Engaged; Hard-working; Alert; Animated; Diligent; Industrious; Nimble; Vibrant; Vigorous; Vital 


Acute

( Adjective )
The acute observation of the young children is admirable.

Synonyms:

Serious; Critical; Crucial; Grave; Decisive; Important; Severe; Urgent; Vital


Adamant

( Adjective )
Being adamant on every issue will make you unpopular among your relatives.

Synonyms :

Firm;  Fixed; Immovable; Inexorable; Inflexible; Insistent; Intransigent; Obdurate; Relentless; . Resolute; Rigid; Stiff; Stubborn; Unbending; Uncompromising; Unshakable; Obstinate


Actual

( Adjective )
We were not aware of the actual conditions prevailed in that Country when we took that decision.
Synonyms :
Authentic; Real; Certain; Demonstrable


Adapt

( Verb )
People have the natural ability to adapt to the situation in which they are destined to live.

Synonyms :

Fit; Regulate; Conform; Suit


Adjust

( Verb )
Please, adjust the nob at the top to make this remote-control work.

Synonyms:

Set in order; Arrange; Set right; Regulate; Accommodate; Settle; Set; Compose


Admire

( Verb )
The whole nation admired The President for the New Economic Policies introduced by him.

Synonyms:
Applaud; Extol; Approve; Praise


Admit

( Verb )
They admitted that it was only they who mixed water with milk.

Synonyms:
Own; Avow; Grant; Concede; Give; Yield


Adopt

( Verb )
The Clinton Foundation adopted more than thousand children from India and Sri Lanka affected by Tsunami

Synonyms:

Accept; Appropriate; Approve; Assume; Embrace; Endorse; Espouse; Follow; Maintain; Ratify; Sleet; Support


Adore

( Verb )
He adored his fiancée for her beauty and sharp intelligence.

Synonyms:

Admire; Bow to; Cherish; Dote on;  Esteem; Exalt; Glorify;  Honor; Idolize; . Revere; Venerate; Worship


Adversity

( Noun )
Our Company is prepared to face an adversity of any kind.

Synonyms: 

Affliction; Misery; Poverty; Misfortune


Advise

( Verb )

If you advise your son on this matter, he will not like it.

Synonyms:

Warn; Admonish; Recommend; Counsel; Suggest; Prompt


Affable

( Adjective )
Her affable nature gained her more friends in this alien environment.

Synonyms:

Amiable; Amicable; Benevolent; Benign; Congenial; Cordially; Courteous; Genial; Gracious; . Mild; Pleasant; Sociable


Affecting

( Adjective )
What is affecting him the most is the indifferent attitude of his father.

Synonyms: 
Touching; Melting; Moving; Pathetic; Eloquent; Impressive; Changing


Afraid

( Adjective )
Now a day, the children are not afraid of thier parents.

Synonyms: 

Frightened; Scared; Fearful; Panicky; Fainthearted; Anxious


Alarming

( Adjective )
The alarmimg rises in the prices of essential items caused intolerable problems to the ordinary people.

Synonyms: 
Frightful; Terrible; Ominous


Allay

( Verb )
Your presence did allay my fear when I was caught in the traffic jam.

Synonyms: 
Ease; Lighten; Abate; Relieve; Palliate; Soothe; Get rid of; Assuage


Allegiance

( Noun )
Members of Parliament took the oath of allegiance to the Queen.
Synonyms: 
Adherence; Constance; Devotion; Duty; Faithfulness; Fealty; Fidelity; Homage; Obedience; Obligation; Consistency


Alliance

( Noun )
Democratic Party formed an alliance with Labor Party with the sole intention of defeating Republic Party.

Synonyms:

Affiliation; Affinity; Agreement; Association; Coalition; Combination; Compact; Concordant;  Confederacy; Connection; Federation; League;  Pact;  Partnership;  Treaty


Altruistic

( Adjective )
The altruistic services rendered by Mother Teresa got her the Nobel Peace Prize.

Synonyms:

Benevolent; Charitable; Considerate; Generous; Humanitarian; Philanthropic; Self-sacrificing;  Unselfish


`Always

( Adverb )

He is always ready to extend his helping hands for the up lift of the poor people.

Synonyms:

Aye; Consistently; Constantly; Eternally; Ever;  Everlasting; Evermore; Forever; Invariably;  Perpetually


Allure

( Verb )
Money allures all.

Synonyms:

Charm; Invite; Entice;  Draw; Fascinate; Endear


Ally

( Noun )
The Political ally of Republic Party for the forthcoming election is Labor Party.

Synonyms:

Friend; Accessory; Abettor; Spy; Companion; Co-operator; Colleague; Partner; Accomplice


Almighty

( Noun )
The Almighty blesses all.

Synonyms:

Absolute; All-powerful; Invincible; Omnipotent; Omnipresent; Omniscient; Supreme; Unlimited


Alone

( Adjective )

I am alone. But, I do not feel lonely.

Synonyms:

Abandoned; Apart; By itself;  Deserted; Desolate; Forlorn; Lonely; Single; Lone; Isolated


Amazing

( Adjective )
The amazing performance of The Hero in this movie will create a record of its genre.

Synonyms:
Extraordinary; Surprising; Miraculous; Marvelous;  Wondrous;  Stupendous; Wonderful;  Astounding


Ambition

( Noun )

His only ambition in his life is to become a doctor that is why he has taken up the study of Biology.

Synonyms:

Purpose; Desire; Wish; Hope; Intention; Goal; End; Destination; End post; Aim


Amorous

( Adjective )
It can’t be expected that she should discuss her amorous matter with all of us.

Synonyms:

Affectionate; Amatory; Ardent; Attached; Doting; Enamored; Erotic; Fond; Impassioned; In love; Lovesick; Lustful;  Passionate; Tender; Loving


Ample

( Adjective )
You have ample time to develope your personality and skills.

Synonyms:

Full; Broad; Unrestricted; Unlimited; Sufficient; Large; Spacious; Abundant; Extensive


Amuse

( Verb )
The performance of the animals in the circus amused the children.

Synonyms:

Please; Enliven; Entertain; Gladden; Charm; Cheer


Animated

( Adjective )
All his life, this great man was animated by a passion for truth and justice.

Synonyms: 

Active; Airy;  Alive and kicking;  Ardent;  Brisk;  Buoyant;  Dynamic;  Ebullient;  Elated; Energetic; Enthusiastic; Excited;  Fervent;  Gay;  Passionate;  Quick;  Sparky;  Vivacious;  Vivid;  Zealous; Zestful


Animosity

( Noun )
The animosity between India and Pakistan will come to an end sooner by the efforts of well-wishers of both countries.

Synonyms: 

Acrimony; Animus; Antagonism; Antipathy; Bad blood; Bitterness; Enmity; Hatred; Ill will;. Malevolence; Malice; Rancor; Virulence; Resentment


Annexation

( Noun )
Annexation of part of India by China in 1962 was condemned by United Nations.
Synonyms: 
Increase; Expansion; Supplement; Augmentation; Accession; Extension; Appendix


Annihilate

( Verb )
The invaded forces were annihilated by Our Army.

Synonyms: 

Destroy; Cancel; Annul; Suppress; Extinguish; Supersede; Repeal


Annoy

( Verb )
He was annoyed with his wife because the dinner was badly cooked.

Synonyms: 
Worry; Torment; Trouble; Vex; Irritate; Disturb; Bother; Harass; Tease


Answer

( Verb )

He answered that he knew nothing about that.

Synonyms: 

Reply; Retort; Repartee; Rejoinder; Response; Solution


Antiquated
( Adjective )
No antiquated idea is welcome in this meeting.

Synonyms: 

Antediluvian; Antique; Archaic; Date; Old-fashioned; Outmoded; Out-of-date; Obsolete; Outworn; Passé; Old; Superannuated


Anxiety

( Noun )
We waited with anxiety for the news of her safe arrival.

Synonyms: 

Restlessness; Apprehension; Disquiet; Dread; Worry; Misgiving; Foreboding; Uneasiness;  Concern


Aplomb

( Noun )
In the interview, he answered all the questions with a perfect aplomb

Synonyms: 

Self-possession; Balance; Calmness; Composure; Confidence; Coolness; Equanimity; Poise; Self-assurance; Stability; Self-confidence


Apocryphal

( Adjective )
His books on England are treated with an apocryphal look by the scholars.
Synonyms: 
Doubtful; Dubious; Equivocal; Fictitious; Legendry; Mythical; Spurious; Unauthenticated; Uncanonical


Apparent

( Adjective )
It is apparent to all of us that the train would be late by at least one hour.
Synonyms: 

Blatant; Bold; Clear; Conspicuous; Discernible; Distinct; Evident; Indubitable; Manifest;. Obvious; Open; Patent; Salient; Visible;  Overt


Appearance

( Noun )
We must not judge people by their appearance.

Synonyms: 

Sight; View; Show; Outlook;  Scene; Tableau; Scenery; Setting;  Picture; Landscape


Appreciation

( Noun )
She showed little appreciation of good music.

Synonyms: 
Love; Regard; Respect; Praise


Appropriate

( Verb )
$ 20,000.00 has been appropriated for the new school building.
Synonyms: 

Confiscate; Take; Allot; Seize; Correct


Approve

( Verb )

Her father will never approve of her marriage with you.
Synonyms: 
Acclaim; Admire; Applaud; Appreciate; Commend; Esteem; Like; Regard highly; Respect;. Accept; Advocate; Allow;  Confirm;  Bless; Give the green signal; Mandate

Apt

( Adjective )
He is very apt at picking up a new subject.

Synonyms: 

Suitable; Fitting; Liable; Likely; Prone; Ready; Apposite; Befitting; Correct; Germane; Meet; Pertinent;  Proper;  Relevant; Quick-witted


Arbitrary

( Adjective )
Taking an arbitrary decision will not boost your image.

Synonyms: 

Capricious; Chance; Discretionary; Erratic; Fanciful; Inconsistent; Optional; Personal; Subjective; Unreasonable; Whimsical; Illogical; Irrational


Archaic

( Adjective )
Thou art’ is the archaic form of you are.

Synonyms: 
Ancient; Antique; Bygone; Olden; Primitive; Obsolete; Out of date; Passé; Superannuated


Ascent

( Verb )

We watched the mists ascending from the valley.

Synonyms: 

Further; Go forward;  Progress;  Proceed


Associate

( Verb )

We associate Egypt with the Nile.

Synonyms: 
Connect; Ally; Band; Fraternize; Join; Combine; Unite; Relate; Link


Assure

( Verb )
The sum assured by him is more than what he could pay premium for.

Synonyms: 

Ensure; Guarantee; Certify; Uphold; Encourage; Promise; Inform


Assume

( Verb )
But we assumed other way that he married your sister.
Synonyms: 
Pretend; Affect; Feign; Shame; Suppose; Imply; Presume; Presuppose; Simulate


Astonish

( Verb )
His escape from the fire accident astonished all of us.

Synonyms: 
Surprise; Amaze; Astound; Startle; Confound


Attach

( Verb )
He wants to purchase a house with a garage attached.

Synonyms: 
Unite; Link; Join; Conjoin; Couple; Combine


Attract

( Verb )
Bright colors attract babies.

Synonyms: 
Allure; Bewitch; Captivate; Charm; Decoy; Draw; Enchant; Endear; Engage; Entice; Fascinate; Incline; Induce; Interest;  Invite; Lure; Tempt


Augment

( Verb )
He augmented his income by writing short stories.
Synonyms: 
Add to; Amplify; Boost; Build up; Dilate; Enhance; Enlarge; Expand; Extend; Grow; Intensify; Magnify; Multiply


Attention

( Noun )
A teacher must know how to secure the attention of his pupils.

Synonyms: 
Care; Study; Heed; Regard; Notice


Auspicious

( Adjective )
He is waiting for the auspicious time to launch his project.

Synonyms: 

Successful; Hopeful; Happy; Fortunate; Lucky; Reasonable


Authority

( Noun )
We should not question the authority of our Boss.

Synonyms: 

Power; Right; Title; Jurisdiction; Influence; Prestige; Control; Command; Rule; Sway


Avoidance

( Noun )
Avoidance of bad companions is what will save him from disaster.
Synonyms: 
Elusion; Retract; Abstinence; Evasion; Truant; The brush-off; The go-by; Escape; Regression


Awkward

( Adjective )
The handle of this teapot has an awkward shape.

Synonyms: 

Unskilled; Uncouth; Rough; Ponderous; Heavy handed; Maladroit; Bungling.


 

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