115 Words That Start With AF

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afar (adverb) (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far
afeard (adjective) a pronunciation of afraid Synonyms: afeared
afeared (adjective) a pronunciation of afraid Synonyms: afeard
afebrile (adjective) having no fever
affability (noun) a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) Synonyms: geniality, affableness, amiability, amiableness, bonhomie
affable (adjective) diffusing warmth and friendliness Synonyms: genial, cordial, amiable
affableness (noun) a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) Synonyms: geniality, affability, amiability, amiableness, bonhomie
affably (adverb) in an affable manner Synonyms: genially, amiably
affair (noun) a vaguely specified concern Synonyms: thing, matter
(noun) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship Synonyms: involvement, liaison, intimacy, affaire, amour
(noun) a formal or official social gathering or ceremony of people Synonyms: function, occasion, social function, social occasion
affaire (noun) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship Synonyms: involvement, affair, liaison, intimacy, amour
affairs (noun) matters of personal concern Synonyms: personal business, personal matters
(noun) transactions of professional or public interest
affect (verb) have an effect upon Synonyms: touch, impact, bear on, bear upon, touch on
(verb) act physically on; have an effect upon
(verb) connect closely and often incriminatingly Synonyms: regard, involve
(verb) make believe with the intent to deceive Synonyms: pretend, dissemble, sham, feign
(verb) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon Synonyms: impress, strike, move
(noun) the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
affectation (noun) a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display Synonyms: mannerism, pose, affectedness
affected (adjective) acted upon; influenced
(adjective) speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression Synonyms: unnatural
(adjective) being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion Synonyms: moved, stirred, touched
affectedly (adverb) in an affected manner
affectedness (noun) the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
(noun) a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display Synonyms: mannerism, pose, affectation
affecting (adjective) arousing affect Synonyms: poignant, touching
affectingly (adverb) in a poignant or touching manner Synonyms: poignantly, touchingly
affection (noun) a positive feeling of liking Synonyms: heart, warmness, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, philia, warmheartedness
affectional (adjective) characterized by emotion Synonyms: emotive, affective
affectionate (adjective) having or displaying warmth or affection Synonyms: fond, tender, lovesome
affectionately (adverb) with affection Synonyms: dear, dearly
affectionateness (noun) a positive feeling of liking Synonyms: heart, warmness, fondness, tenderness, philia, warmheartedness, affection
(noun) a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love Synonyms: warmth, fondness, lovingness
affective (adjective) characterized by emotion Synonyms: emotive, affectional
affenpinscher (noun) European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle Synonyms: monkey dog, monkey pinscher
afferent (noun) a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system Synonyms: sensory nerve, afferent nerve
(adjective) of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS
affiance (verb) give to in marriage Synonyms: engage, plight, betroth
affiant (noun) a person who makes an affidavit
affidavit (noun) written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath
affiliate (verb) keep company with; hang out with Synonyms: associate, assort, consort
(verb) join in an affiliation
(noun) a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
(noun) a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization
affiliated (adjective) being joined in close association Synonyms: connected, attached
affiliation (noun) a social or business relationship Synonyms: association, tie, tie-up
(noun) the act of becoming formally connected or joined
affinal (adjective) (anthropology) related by marriage Synonyms: affine
affine (adjective) (anthropology) related by marriage Synonyms: affinal
(adjective) (mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations
(noun) (anthropology) kin by marriage
affined (adjective) closely related
affinity (noun) (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody
(noun) (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship
(noun) (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts Synonyms: phylogenetic relation
(noun) a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character Synonyms: kinship
(noun) the force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule Synonyms: chemical attraction
(noun) inherent resemblance between persons or things
(noun) a natural attraction or feeling of kinship
affirm (verb) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts Synonyms: substantiate, support, sustain, confirm, corroborate
(verb) to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true Synonyms: swear, verify, assert, swan, aver, avow
(verb) say yes to
affirmable (adjective) capable of being affirmed or asserted Synonyms: assertable
affirmation (noun) a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something Synonyms: avouchment, avowal
(noun) the act of affirming or asserting or stating something Synonyms: statement, assertion
(noun) (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)
(noun) a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand
affirmative (adjective) affirming or giving assent Synonyms: affirmatory
(adjective) expecting the best Synonyms: optimistic
(adjective) expressing or manifesting praise or approval Synonyms: plausive, approbative, approbatory, approving
(noun) a reply of affirmation
affirmatively (adverb) in an affirmative manner
affirmativeness (noun) the agreeable quality of one who assents
affirmatory (adjective) affirming or giving assent Synonyms: affirmative
affirmer (noun) someone who claims to speak the truth Synonyms: declarer, asserter, asseverator, avower
affix (verb) stick or fasten to Synonyms: stick on
(verb) add to the very end Synonyms: supplement, add on, append
(verb) attach or become attached to a stem word
(noun) a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
affixal (adjective) of or pertaining to a linguistic affix Synonyms: affixial
affixation (noun) the result of adding an affix to a root word
(noun) formation of a word by means of an affix
(noun) the act of attaching or affixing something Synonyms: attachment
affixed (adjective) firmly attached
affixial (adjective) of or pertaining to a linguistic affix Synonyms: affixal
afflatus (noun) a strong creative impulse; divine inspiration
afflict (verb) cause great unhappiness for; distress
(verb) cause physical pain or suffering in Synonyms: smite
afflicted (adjective) grievously affected especially by disease Synonyms: stricken
(adjective) mentally or physically unfit Synonyms: impaired
affliction (noun) a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
(noun) a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
(noun) a cause of great suffering and distress
afflictive (adjective) causing misery or pain or distress Synonyms: painful, sore
affluence (noun) abundant wealth Synonyms: richness
affluent (noun) an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
(noun) a branch that flows into the main stream Synonyms: feeder, confluent, tributary
(adjective) having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value Synonyms: moneyed, wealthy, substantial, flush, loaded
affluenza (noun) an inability to understand the consequences of one's actions because of financial privilege
afford (verb) be able to spare or give up
(verb) be the cause or source of Synonyms: give, yield
(verb) have the financial means to do something or buy something
(verb) afford access to Synonyms: give, open
affordable (adjective) that you have the financial means for Synonyms: low-cost, low-priced
afforest (verb) establish a forest on previously unforested land Synonyms: forest
afforestation (noun) the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting)
affranchise (verb) grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude Synonyms: enfranchise
affray (noun) noisy quarrel Synonyms: altercation, fracas
(noun) a noisy fight Synonyms: ruffle, disturbance, fray
affricate (noun) a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy') Synonyms: affricate consonant, affricative
affrication (noun) the conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate
affricative (noun) a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy') Synonyms: affricate, affricate consonant
affright (verb) cause fear in Synonyms: scare, fright, frighten
(noun) an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety Synonyms: terror, panic
affront (noun) a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect Synonyms: insult
(verb) treat, mention, or speak to rudely Synonyms: insult, diss
affusion (noun) the act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head
afghan (noun) a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl
(noun) a coat made of sheepskin Synonyms: sheepskin coat
afghani (noun) the basic unit of money in Afghanistan
afibrinogenemia (noun) the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding
aficionado (noun) a fan of bull fighting
(noun) a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer
afield (adverb) far away from home or one's usual surroundings Synonyms: abroad
(adverb) in or into a field (especially a field of battle)
(adverb) off the subject; beyond the point at issue
afire (adjective) lighted up by or as by fire or flame Synonyms: on fire, ablaze, aflame, aflare, alight
aflame (adjective) keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement Synonyms: ablaze, aroused
(adjective) lighted up by or as by fire or flame Synonyms: on fire, ablaze, afire, aflare, alight
aflare (adjective) streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air Synonyms: flaring
(adjective) lighted up by or as by fire or flame Synonyms: on fire, ablaze, afire, aflame, alight
aflatoxin (noun) a potent carcinogen from the fungus Aspergillus; can be produced and stored for use as a bioweapon
aflicker (adjective) shining unsteadily Synonyms: flickering
afloat (adjective) borne on the water; floating
(adjective) aimlessly drifting Synonyms: rudderless, undirected, directionless, planless, adrift, aimless
(adjective) covered with water Synonyms: inundated, overflowing, awash, flooded
aflutter (adjective) excited in anticipation Synonyms: nervous
afoot (adverb) on foot; walking
(adjective) traveling by foot
(adjective) currently in progress Synonyms: underway
aforementioned (adjective) being the one previously mentioned or spoken of Synonyms: said, aforesaid
aforesaid (adjective) being the one previously mentioned or spoken of Synonyms: said, aforementioned
aforethought (adjective) with planning and intention Synonyms: planned, plotted
afoul (adjective) especially of a ship's lines etc Synonyms: foul, fouled
afraid (adjective) filled with fear or apprehension
(adjective) filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement
(adjective) feeling worry or concern or insecurity
(adjective) having feelings of aversion or unwillingness
afresh (adverb) again but in a new or different way Synonyms: anew
afropavo (noun) both sexes are brightly colored Synonyms: Congo peafowl, Afropavo congensis
aft (adverb) at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane Synonyms: abaft, astern
(adjective) (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail
after (adverb) happening at a time subsequent to a reference time Synonyms: subsequently, afterward, afterwards, later, later on
(adverb) behind or in the rear
(adjective) located farther aft
afterbirth (noun) the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born
afterburner (noun) a device that injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
aftercare (noun) care and treatment of a convalescent patient
afterdamp (noun) a toxic mixture of gases (including carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide and nitrogen) after an explosion of firedamp in a mine
afterdeck (noun) a deck abaft of midships
aftereffect (noun) any result that follows its cause after an interval
(noun) a delayed effect of a drug or therapy
afterglow (noun) a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset
(noun) the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event
afterimage (noun) an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased Synonyms: aftersensation
afterlife (noun) life after death Synonyms: hereafter

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