HyperDic: english

English > 6 senses of the word English:
ADJECTIVEpertEnglishof or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people
pertEnglishof or relating to the English language
NOUNcommunicationEnglish, English languagean Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch
person English, English peoplethe people of England
cognitionEnglishthe discipline that studies the English language and literature
eventEnglish, side(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
English > pronunciation
Soundsih'ngglihsh; ih'nglihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > English: 6 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people.
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Catalananglès
NounsEnglanda division of the United Kingdom
Englishan Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch
Englishthe people of England
Verbsanglicizemake English in appearance
English > English: 6 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the English language.
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Catalananglès
NounsEnglishthe discipline that studies the English language and literature
Englishan Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch
English > English: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries.
SynonymEnglish language
NarrowerAmerican English, American language, AmericanThe English language as used in the United States
King's English, Queen's EnglishEnglish as spoken by educated persons in southern England
Middle EnglishEnglish from about 1100 to 1450
Modern EnglishEnglish since about 1450
Old English, Anglo-SaxonEnglish prior to about 1100
Oxford EnglishThe dialect of English spoken at Oxford University and regarded by many as affected and pretentious / pretentious
Received PronunciationThe approved pronunciation of British English
Scottish, Scots, Scots EnglishThe dialect of English used in Scotland
cockneyThe nonstandard dialect of natives of the east end of London
geordieThe nonstandard dialect of natives of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
BroaderWest Germanic, West Germanic languageA branch of the Germanic languages
SpanishEnglish language, English, inglés
Catalananglés, anglès, English
AdjectivesEnglishof or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people
Englishof or relating to the English language
English > English: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe people of England.
SynonymEnglish people
Broadernation, land, countryThe people who live in a nation or country
Spanishingleses, pueblo inglés
AdjectivesEnglishof or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people
English > English: 6 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe discipline that studies the English language and literature.
Broaderhumanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, artsstudies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
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Catalananglès
AdjectivesEnglishof or relating to the English language
English > English: 6 senses > noun 4, event
Meaning(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist.
Synonymside
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
BroaderspinA swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)

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