browse search

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
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
propeller a device used to make an airplane or ship move forward. A propeller is made of tilted blades that are attached to and spin around a hub.
proper correct for a certain purpose. [3 definitions]
properly in the appropriate way. [3 definitions]
proper noun a capitalized noun that names a particular person, place, or thing. In the sentence, "I am from Russia," "Russia" is the proper noun.
property all of one's possessions taken as a whole, or a part of those possessions. [3 definitions]
prophecy a prediction or warning of future events. [2 definitions]
prophet a person who predicts the future.
proportion a part of a whole. [3 definitions]
proposal a suggested plan. [2 definitions]
propose to present or suggest as an idea to be considered. [3 definitions]
proposition a suggested plan of action. [2 definitions]
propulsion the act of causing forward movement, or the condition of being moved forward.
prose writing or speech in its usual form of a series of sentences. Most language that is not poetry can be described as prose. Novels, short stories, essays, and letters are examples of writing done in prose.
prosecute to begin or carry on a court action against in order to enforce the law.
prospect something that is expected or very likely to happen. [4 definitions]
prospector a person who prospects, or searches, for precious minerals and metals.
prosper to be successful or have good luck; thrive.
prosperity the state of being wealthy and successful.
prosperous having wealth, success, or good fortune.
protect to defend or keep safe; shield from danger or harm.
protection the act of keeping something safe from harm or the condition of being protected. [2 definitions]