601 Words That Start With PRO

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pro (adverb) in favor of a proposition, opinion, etc.
(adjective) in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)
(noun) an athlete who plays for pay Synonyms: professional
(noun) an argument in favor of a proposal
proaccelerin (noun) a coagulation factor Synonyms: prothrombin accelerator, accelerator factor, factor V
proactive (adjective) descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently
(adjective) (of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens
probabilism (noun) a Roman Catholic system of casuistry that when expert opinions differ an actor can follow any solidly probable opinion that he wishes even though some different opinion might be more probable
(noun) (philosophy) the doctrine that (since certainty is unattainable) probability is a sufficient basis for belief and action
probabilistic (adjective) of or relating to the Roman Catholic philosophy of probabilism
(adjective) of or relating to or based on probability
probabilistically (adverb) by the use of probability theory
probability (noun) a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible Synonyms: chance
(noun) the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event
probable (adjective) likely but not certain to be or become true or real
(adjective) apparently destined
(noun) an applicant likely to be chosen
probably (adverb) with considerable certainty; without much doubt Synonyms: in all likelihood, in all probability, belike, likely
(adverb) easy to believe on the basis of available evidence Synonyms: plausibly, credibly, believably
probate (noun) a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate Synonyms: probate will
(noun) the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements
(verb) put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
(verb) establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
probation (noun) a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
(noun) a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself
(noun) (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court
probationary (adjective) under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon Synonyms: provisional, provisionary, tentative
probationer (noun) a nurse in training who is undergoing a trial period Synonyms: student nurse
(noun) someone released on probation or on parole Synonyms: parolee
probative (adjective) tending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation Synonyms: probatory
probatory (adjective) tending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation Synonyms: probative
probe (noun) an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities Synonyms: investigation
(noun) a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities
(noun) an exploratory action or expedition
(noun) an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity
(verb) question or examine thoroughly and closely Synonyms: examine
(verb) examine physically with or as if with a probe Synonyms: dig into, poke into
probenecid (noun) a uricosuric drug that reduces the level of uric acid in the blood; used to treat gout
probing (adjective) diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation Synonyms: inquisitory, searching
probiotic (noun) a beneficial bacterium found in the intestinal tract of healthy mammals; often considered to be a plant Synonyms: probiotic bacterium, probiotic flora, probiotic microflora
(noun) A dietary supplement containing live bacteria, usually taken after a course of antibiotics to replenish the damaged gastrointestinal flora.
probity (noun) complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles
problem (noun) a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved Synonyms: job
(noun) a question raised for consideration or solution
(noun) a source of difficulty Synonyms: trouble
problematic (adjective) open to doubt or debate Synonyms: debatable, problematical
(adjective) making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe Synonyms: problematical, knotty, elusive, baffling, tough
problematical (adjective) open to doubt or debate Synonyms: debatable, problematic
(adjective) making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe Synonyms: problematic, knotty, elusive, baffling, tough
problematically (adverb) in such a way as to pose a problem
problematics (noun) the uncertainties or difficulties inherent in a situation or plan.
proboscidean (noun) massive herbivorous mammals having tusks and a long trunk Synonyms: proboscidian
proboscidian (noun) massive herbivorous mammals having tusks and a long trunk Synonyms: proboscidean
proboscis (noun) the human nose (especially when it is large)
(noun) a long flexible snout as of an elephant Synonyms: trunk
procaine (noun) a white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine Synonyms: Ethocaine
procarbazine (noun) an antineoplastic drug used to treat Hodgkin's disease
procaryote (noun) a unicellular organism having cells lacking membrane-bound nuclei; bacteria are the prime example but also included are blue-green algae and actinomycetes and mycoplasma Synonyms: prokaryote
procaryotic (adjective) having cells that lack membrane-bound nuclei Synonyms: prokaryotic
procedural (adjective) of or relating to procedure
(adjective) relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law Synonyms: adjective
procedure (noun) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result Synonyms: process
(noun) a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work Synonyms: operation
(noun) a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program Synonyms: routine, function, subprogram, subroutine
(noun) a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
proceed (verb) continue talking Synonyms: go on, continue, carry on
(verb) move ahead; travel onward in time or space Synonyms: move ahead, go forward, continue
(verb) follow a procedure or take a course Synonyms: go, move
(verb) follow a certain course Synonyms: go
(verb) continue a certain state, condition, or activity Synonyms: keep, go along, go on, continue
proceeding (noun) (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked Synonyms: proceedings, legal proceeding
proceedings (noun) (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked Synonyms: proceeding, legal proceeding
(noun) a written account of what transpired at a meeting Synonyms: minutes, transactions
proceeds (noun) the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property Synonyms: issue, return, take, yield, payoff, takings
process (verb) subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition Synonyms: treat
(verb) deal with in a routine way
(verb) perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information
(verb) institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against Synonyms: sue, action, litigate
(verb) shape, form, or improve a material Synonyms: work, work on
(verb) deliver a warrant or summons to someone Synonyms: serve, swear out
(verb) march in a procession Synonyms: march
(noun) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result Synonyms: procedure
(noun) (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents Synonyms: operation, mental process, cognitive operation, cognitive process
(noun) a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant Synonyms: summons
(noun) a mental process that you are not directly aware of Synonyms: unconscious process
(noun) a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant Synonyms: outgrowth, appendage
(noun) a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states Synonyms: physical process
processed (adjective) freed from impurities by processing Synonyms: refined
(adjective) prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process
(adjective) subjected to a special process or treatment
processing (noun) preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
procession (noun) (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost Synonyms: rise, emanation
(noun) the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
(noun) the act of moving forward (as toward a goal) Synonyms: progress, progression, onward motion, advance, advancement, forward motion
processional (adjective) intended for use in a procession
(adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of a procession
(noun) religious music used in a procession Synonyms: prosodion
processor (noun) a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
(noun) someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)
(noun) (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing Synonyms: mainframe, C.P.U., CPU, central processing unit, central processor
prochlorperazine (noun) antipsychotic and antiemetic drug used to treat schizophrenia and to combat nausea and vomiting
proclaim (verb) declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
(verb) state or announce Synonyms: promulgate, exclaim
(verb) affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of Synonyms: predicate
(verb) praise, glorify, or honor Synonyms: glorify, exalt, extol, laud
proclaimed (adjective) declared publicly; made widely known Synonyms: announced
proclamation (noun) a formal public statement Synonyms: declaration, announcement, annunciation
(noun) the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice Synonyms: promulgation
proclitic (noun) a clitic that is associated with a following word.
proclivity (noun) a natural inclination Synonyms: leaning, propensity
proconsul (noun) an official in a modern colony who has considerable administrative power
(noun) a provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire
(noun) an anthropoid ape of the genus Proconsul
proconsular (adjective) of or relating to or typical of a proconsul
proconsulate (noun) the position of proconsul Synonyms: proconsulship
proconsulship (noun) the position of proconsul Synonyms: proconsulate
proconvertin (noun) a coagulation factor formed in the kidney under the influence of vitamin K Synonyms: stable factor, cothromboplastin, factor VII
procrastinate (verb) postpone doing what one should be doing Synonyms: stall, dilly-dally, dillydally, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally
(verb) postpone or delay needlessly
procrastination (noun) the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or deferring an action to a later time Synonyms: shillyshally, cunctation
(noun) slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it Synonyms: dilatoriness
procrastinator (noun) someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness) Synonyms: postponer, cunctator
procreate (verb) have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant Synonyms: multiply, reproduce
procreation (noun) the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring Synonyms: reproduction, breeding, facts of life
procreative (adjective) producing new life or offspring Synonyms: reproductive, generative
proctalgia (noun) pain in the rectum
proctitis (noun) inflammation of the rectum; marked by bloody stools and a frequent urge to defecate; frequently associated with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis
proctocele (noun) protrusion or herniation of the rectum into the vagina; can occur if pelvic muscles are weakened by childbirth Synonyms: rectocele
proctologist (noun) a doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus
proctology (noun) the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the colon or rectum or anus
proctoplasty (noun) reconstructive surgery of the anus or rectum Synonyms: rectoplasty
proctor (verb) watch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating) Synonyms: invigilate
(noun) someone who supervises (an examination) Synonyms: monitor
proctorship (noun) the position of proctor
proctoscope (noun) an endoscope for examining the rectum
proctoscopy (noun) visual examination of the rectum and the end of the colon by means of a proctoscope
procumbent (adjective) having stems that trail along the ground without putting down roots
procurable (adjective) capable of being obtained Synonyms: obtainable, getable, gettable
procural (noun) the act of getting possession of something Synonyms: procurance, procurement
procurance (noun) the act of getting possession of something Synonyms: procural, procurement
procurator (noun) a person authorized to act for another Synonyms: placeholder, proxy
(noun) (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes
procure (verb) get by special effort Synonyms: secure
(verb) arrange for sexual partners for others Synonyms: pander, pimp
procurement (noun) the act of getting possession of something Synonyms: procural, procurance
procurer (noun) someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce) Synonyms: pandar, pander, panderer, pimp, ponce, fancy man
(noun) someone who obtains or acquires Synonyms: securer
procuress (noun) a woman pimp
procyclidine (noun) drug (trade name Kemadrin) used to reduce tremors in Parkinsonism Synonyms: Kemadrin
procyonid (noun) plantigrade carnivorous mammals
prod (noun) a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something Synonyms: urging, goad, spur, prodding, goading, spurring
(noun) a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion Synonyms: goad
(verb) to push against gently Synonyms: nudge, poke at
(verb) urge on; cause to act Synonyms: incite, egg on
(verb) poke or thrust abruptly Synonyms: dig, jab, poke, stab
prodding (noun) a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something Synonyms: urging, prod, goad, spur, goading, spurring
prodigal (adjective) recklessly wasteful Synonyms: profligate, extravagant, spendthrift
(noun) a recklessly extravagant consumer Synonyms: profligate, squanderer
prodigality (noun) the trait of spending extravagantly Synonyms: profligacy, extravagance
(noun) the activity of excessive spending Synonyms: high life, highlife, extravagance, lavishness
prodigally (adverb) to a wasteful manner or to a wasteful degree Synonyms: wastefully
prodigious (adjective) so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe Synonyms: stupendous, colossal
(adjective) of momentous or ominous significance Synonyms: portentous
(adjective) far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree Synonyms: olympian, exceeding, exceptional, surpassing
prodigiously (adverb) to a prodigious degree
prodigy (noun) an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration
(noun) a sign of something about to happen Synonyms: prognostication, portent, presage, prognostic, omen
(noun) an impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality
prodroma (noun) an early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur Synonyms: prodrome
prodromal (adjective) symptomatic of the onset of an attack or a disease Synonyms: prodromic
prodrome (noun) an early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur Synonyms: prodroma
prodromic (adjective) symptomatic of the onset of an attack or a disease Synonyms: prodromal
produce (noun) fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market Synonyms: garden truck, green goods, green groceries
(verb) bring forth or yield Synonyms: bring forth
(verb) create or manufacture a man-made product Synonyms: make, create
(verb) cause to happen, occur or exist Synonyms: bring about, give rise
(verb) bring out for display Synonyms: bring forth
(verb) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques Synonyms: raise, farm, grow
(verb) bring onto the market or release Synonyms: bring out, bring on
(verb) come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) Synonyms: develop, get, acquire, grow
producer (noun) someone who manufactures something Synonyms: manufacturer
(noun) someone who finds financing for and supervises the making and presentation of a show (play or film or program or similar work)
(noun) something that produces
product (noun) items for sale to the individual consumer Synonyms: merchandise, ware
(noun) an artifact that has been created by someone or some process Synonyms: production
(noun) a quantity obtained by multiplication Synonyms: mathematical product
(noun) a chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction
(noun) a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances
(noun) the set of elements common to two or more sets Synonyms: intersection, Cartesian product
production (noun) the act or process of producing something
(noun) a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
(noun) an artifact that has been created by someone or some process Synonyms: product
(noun) (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law
(noun) the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time) Synonyms: output, yield
(noun) a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated
(noun) (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale
(noun) the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services
productive (adjective) producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
(adjective) having the ability to produce or originate Synonyms: generative
(adjective) yielding positive results
(adjective) marked by great fruitfulness Synonyms: rich, fat, fertile
productively (adverb) in a productive way Synonyms: profitably, fruitfully

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