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308 Words That Start With PAR

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par make a score (on a hole) equal to par -
par (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course -
par a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced equation, equality, equivalence
para (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered parity
para 100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia -
para a soldier in the paratroops paratrooper
parable a short moral story (often with animal characters) allegory, apologue, fable
parable (New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message -
parabola a plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the curve -
parabolic having the form of a parabola parabolical
parabolic resembling or expressed by parables parabolical
parabolical having the form of a parabola parabolic
parabolical resembling or expressed by parables parabolic
parabolograph An outdated instrument for drawing parabolas. -
paraboloid a surface having parabolic sections parallel to a single coordinate axis and elliptic sections perpendicular to that axis -
paraboloidal having the shape of a paraboloid -
paracentesis centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis abdominocentesis
parachute jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute jump, chute
parachute rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall chute
parachuter a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute parachute jumper, parachutist
parachuting descent with a parachute jump
parachutist a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute parachute jumper, parachuter
paracosm a prolonged fantasy world invented by children; can have a definite geography and language and history -
parade walk ostentatiously march, exhibit
parade march in a procession in a public place promenade, troop
parade a ceremonial procession including people marching -
parade an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things -
parade a visible display -
parader walks with regular or stately step marcher
paradiddle the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously roll, drum roll
paradigm systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word -
paradigm a standard or typical example image, prototype, epitome
paradigm the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another) substitution class
paradigm the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time -
paradigmatic of or relating to a grammatical paradigm -
paradigmatic of or relating to a typical example -
paradigmatic related as members of a substitution class -
paradisaic relating to or befitting Paradise paradisaical, paradisal, paradisiac, paradisiacal
paradisaical relating to or befitting Paradise paradisaic, paradisal, paradisiac, paradisiacal
paradisal relating to or befitting Paradise paradisaic, paradisaical, paradisiac, paradisiacal
paradise any place of complete bliss and delight and peace nirvana, heaven, promised land, Eden, Shangri-la
paradisiac relating to or befitting Paradise paradisaic, paradisaical, paradisal, paradisiacal
paradisiacal relating to or befitting Paradise paradisaic, paradisaical, paradisal, paradisiac
paradox (logic) a statement that contradicts itself -
paradoxical seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true self-contradictory
paradoxically in a paradoxical manner -
paraesthesia abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage paresthesia
paraffin from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings paraffin wax
paraffin a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2) methane series, paraffin series, alkane, alkane series
paraffin (British usage) kerosine paraffin oil
parafovea area of the retina immediately surrounding the fovea -
paragliding gliding in a parasail parasailing
paragneiss a gneiss derived from a sedimentary rock. -
paragon an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept perfection, idol, beau ideal
paragon model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal apotheosis, ideal, nonpareil, nonesuch, nonsuch, saint
paragonite a colorless or pale brown mica with sodium -
paragram a pun made by changing the letters of a word, especially the initial letter. -
paragraph divide into paragraphs, as of text -
paragraph write about in a paragraph -
paragraph write paragraphs; work as a paragrapher -
paragraph one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line -
paragrapher a writer of paragraphs (as for publication on the editorial page of a newspaper) -
parahoma ritual drink prepared from Haoma plant. -
parakeet any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots paraquet, paroquet, parrakeet, parroket, parroquet
paralanguage the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings paralinguistic communication
paraldehyde a colorless liquid (a cyclic trimer of acetaldehyde) that is used as a sedative and a solvent ethanal trimer
paralegal a person with specialized training who assists lawyers legal assistant
paraleipsis suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted paralepsis, paralipsis, preterition
paralepsis suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted paraleipsis, paralipsis, preterition
paralipsis suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted paraleipsis, paralepsis, preterition
parallax the apparent displacement of an object as seen from two different points that are not on a line with the object -
parallel something having the property of being analogous to something else analog, analogue
parallel an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator parallel of latitude, latitude, line of latitude
parallel (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes) -
parallel be parallel to -
parallel make or place parallel to something collimate
parallel duplicate or match duplicate, twin
parallel being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting -
parallel of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations -
parallelepiped a prism whose bases are parallelograms parallelepipedon, parallelopiped, parallelopipedon
parallelepipedon a prism whose bases are parallelograms parallelepiped, parallelopiped, parallelopipedon
parallelism similarity by virtue of corresponding correspondence
parallelize place parallel to one another -
parallelogram a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length -
parallelopiped a prism whose bases are parallelograms parallelepiped, parallelepipedon, parallelopipedon
parallelopipedon a prism whose bases are parallelograms parallelepiped, parallelepipedon, parallelopiped
paralogism an unintentionally invalid argument -
paralyse make powerless and unable to function paralyze
paralyse cause to be paralyzed and immobile paralyze
paralysis loss of the ability to move a body part palsy
paralytic affected with paralysis paralyzed
paralytic relating to or of the nature of paralysis paralytical
paralytic a person suffering from paralysis -
paralytical relating to or of the nature of paralysis paralytic
paralyze make powerless and unable to function paralyse
paralyze cause to be paralyzed and immobile paralyse
paralyzed affected with paralysis paralytic
paramagnet magnet made of a substance whose magnetization is proportional to the strength of the magnetic field applied to it -
paramagnetic of or relating to a paramagnet -
paramagnetism materials like aluminum or platinum become magnetized in a magnetic field but it disappears when the field is removed -
paramecia any member of the genus Paramecium paramecium
paramecium any member of the genus Paramecium paramecia
paramedic a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment paramedical
paramedical of or denoting a person who is trained to assist physicians and nurses in their activities -
paramedical a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment paramedic
parameter a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves parametric quantity
parameter any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance -
parameter (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program argument
parameter a quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data -
parametric of or relating to or in terms of a parameter -
parametritis inflammation of connective tissue adjacent to the uterus -
paramilitary a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops) paramilitary force, paramilitary organisation, paramilitary organization, paramilitary unit
paramilitary of or relating to a group of civilians organized to function like or to assist a military unit -
paramnesia (psychiatry) a disorder of memory in which dreams or fantasies are confused with reality -
paramount having superior power and influence predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating, overriding
paramountcy the state of being paramount; the highest rank or authority -
paramour a woman's lover fancy man
paramour a woman who cohabits with an important man doxy, concubine, courtesan
paramyxovirus a group of viruses including those causing mumps and measles -
paranasal adjacent to the nasal cavities -
parang a stout straight knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia -
paranoia a psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur -
paranoiac a person afflicted with paranoia paranoid
paranoid suffering from paranoia -
paranoid a person afflicted with paranoia paranoiac
paranormal seemingly outside normal sensory channels extrasensory
paranormal not in accordance with scientific laws -
paraparesis a slight paralysis or weakness of both legs -
parapet a low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony -
parapet fortification consisting of a low wall breastwork
paraph a flourish added after or under your signature (originally to protect against forgery) -
paraphernalia equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc. gear, appurtenance
paraphilia abnormal sexual activity -
paraphrase express the same message in different words rephrase, reword
paraphrase rewording for the purpose of clarification paraphrasis
paraphrasis rewording for the purpose of clarification paraphrase
paraphrastic altered by paraphrasing -
paraphrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions (of persecution or grandeur or jealousy); symptoms may include anger and anxiety and aloofness and doubts about gender identity; unlike other types of schizophrenia the patients are usually presentable and (if delusions are not acted on) may function in an apparently normal manner paranoic type schizophrenia, paranoid schizophrenia, paraphrenic schizophrenia
paraphysis a sterile simple or branched filament or hair borne among sporangia; may be pointed or clubbed -
paraplegia paralysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma) -
paraplegic suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord -
paraplegic a person who has paraplegia (is paralyzed from the waist down) -
parapodium one of a pair of fleshy appendages of a polychete annelid that functions in locomotion and breathing -
parapraxis a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc. slip, miscue, slip-up
paraprofessional a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional -