Abandon– to leave.
Ex. The sailors abandoned the sinking ship.
Abbey– a church: a place where monks may live.
Abbot– the head in an abbey.
Abbreviation– a shortened word. Ex. Mr. (Mister); Rd. (Road).
Abide– to dwell: to stay.
Ability – being able to do things.
Ablaze – on fire.
Able – clever. Ex. John is able to swim. It means: John can swim.
Aboard – on a ship.
Abode – a house: a place to live.
Abolish – to destroy.
Abound – to have very many. Ex. Fish abound in the sea.
Above– over, higher than.
Abreast– one beside the other. Ex. We walk into scholl two abreast.
Abroad– a long way away: in another country.
Abrupt– very quick: sudden. Ex. The story ended abruptly.
Abscess– a painful boil.
Absent– not here: not present. Ex. John`s absence from school was caused by illness.
Absolutely – quite: completely. Ex. I am absolutely sure.
Absurd – foolish: stupid:silly.
Abundance – plenty, a supply that is more than enough.
Abundant – plentiful.
Accent – the way we speak. Ex. He spoke with a foreing accent.
Accept – to receive something which is offered or given.
Accident – something unpleasant that happens without warning.
Accompany – to go with.