Browse Dictionary by Letter

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
e-mail the practice of sending written messages from one computer to another; electronic mail. [4 definitions]
emancipate to free from slavery or other control.
embankment a mound of earth or stone made to support a road or protect an area from water.
embargo a government order that restricts trade or the shipment of goods. [2 definitions]
embark to board a ship when beginning a trip. [2 definitions]
embarrass to make uncomfortable or ill at ease.
embarrassed feeling uncomfortable because of shame or receiving too much attention from others.
embarrassment the condition of being made uncomfortable or ashamed. [2 definitions]
embassy an ambassador and his or her staff. [2 definitions]
embed to set firmly in some surrounding material.
ember a small piece of glowing wood or coal in a dying fire.
embezzle to steal what was put in one's care.
emblem an object that stands for something; symbol.
embody to put in a form that can be seen; make real.
emboss to raise or represent in relief (a surface design). [2 definitions]
embrace to hold closely in one's arms; hug. [3 definitions]
embroider to make or decorate with needlework. [2 definitions]
embroidery the art or result of sewing designs on cloth; needlework.
embryo an animal or plant that is just starting to develop. An embryo grows inside an egg, a seed, or its mother.
emerald a clear green stone that is used in jewelry. [2 definitions]
emerge to rise up from or come into view. [2 definitions]