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altar girl a girl who is trained to help the priest during church worship services.
alter to make different in some way; change. [2 definitions]
alternate to take turns (usually followed by "with"). [7 definitions]
alternative one of two or more choices. [3 definitions]
although in spite of the fact that; even though; though.
altimeter a device that measures distance above the Earth's surface.
altitude the height of a thing above earth or above sea level.
alto the vocal range between tenor and soprano. Alto is the lowest range for the female voice and highest for the male. [4 definitions]
altogether completely; entirely. [3 definitions]
aluminium the British spelling of aluminum, a strong, light, silver metal that does not easily rust.
aluminum a strong, light, silver metal that does not easily rust. Aluminum is a chemical element. (symbol: Al)
always at all times; without stopping; forever. [3 definitions]
am a form of the verb be that is present tense and used with the pronoun "I."
a.m. the time between midnight and noon. A.M. is an abbreviation for "ante meridiem," which means "before noon" in Latin.
amateur one who does something only for enjoyment rather than for money. [3 definitions]
amaze to surprise greatly or fill with wonder; astonish.
amazement wonder; great surprise.
amazing causing great surprise or wonder.
Amazon the longest river in South America. It flows from the Andes mountains in Peru across northern Brazil to the Atlantic Ocean. [2 definitions]
Amazon River a major river of South America that flows from the Andes Mountains in Peru across northern Brazil to the Atlantic Ocean.
ambassador a person who is sent by the government of one country to be its official representative in another country. [2 definitions]