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a2 used to introduce one particular thing or person of a group or kind, but one which is not considered known to the listener. [1/3 definitions]
a-2 a prefix that means "not" or "without." [1/2 definitions]
aardvark a large mammal with a long snout, long ears, a long tail, and with long fur mostly around its legs. Aardvarks are active at night, when they use their powerful claws to dig open ant or termite nests. They catch their food with their long, sticky tongue. Aardvarks live in southern and central Africa. Although they are sometimes called anteaters, aardvarks are not closely related to any other kind of mammal.
abnormal not normal or usual.
above not willing or able to lower one's standards for. [1/5 definitions]
abroad in or to a country that is not one's own.
abrupt sudden and not expected. [1/2 definitions]
absence the fact or condition of being away or not present. [2/3 definitions]
absent not present; away from where one usually is.
absent-minded tending to not pay attention to a task or event because one is thinking about other things.
abstain to choose not to do something. [2 definitions]
abstract hard to understand because not based on one's experience of the world. [1/3 definitions]
absurd not at all logical; impossible to be true; ridiculous. [1/2 definitions]
absurdity something that makes no sense or is not at all in the normal order of things. [1/2 definitions]
accessory a person who helps another person break the law but does not actually commit the crime. [1/2 definitions]
accident reasons or causes that are not planned by anyone. [1/2 definitions]
accidental happening by chance; not planned or expected.
ace a serve in tennis that wins a point because the other player can not reach the ball. [1/5 definitions]
acquaintance a person one has met but does not know well. [1/2 definitions]
acquit to free from a charge of breaking the law; declare not guilty.
act a behavior of pretending to be or to feel something that is not true. [1/9 definitions]