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2050 Useful Verbs and Their Meanings
Verbs are words that show action, state of being, or occurrence and form the main part of the predicate of a sentence. The basic form of a verb is known as its infinitive. In this book, you will study and learn useful English verbs along with their meanings. || Sample this:
English Verbs -- A
01 -- abase -- to behave in a way so as to make someone that he/she does seem unimportant [synonyms: belittle, degrade, demean, humiliate, subjugate]
02 -- abate -- to become less strong or widespread; to make something less strong or widespread. [synonyms: decline, subside]
03 -- abduct -- to illegally and forcefully take sb away and keep them as a prisoner, especially in order to get sth such as money for returning them [synonym: kidnap]
04 -- abet -- to help or encourage or support sb to do sth wrong or illegal
05 -- abhor -- to strongly hate a way of thinking or behaving for moral reasons [synonyms: detest, despise, loathe]
06 -- abrade -- to remove part of the surface of sth, such as rock or skin, and damage it or make it rough by rubbing it against sth rough and hard i.e. by friction or erosion [synonyms: graze, roughen, scrape]
07 -- abridge -- to make a shortened version of an ‘original text’ [synonyms: abbreviate, shorten]
08 -- abrogate -- to officially cancel or end sth such as a law, agreement, contract, decision, etc. and make them no longer valid [synonyms: repeal, revoke, rescind]
09 -- abstract -- (a). to extract or remove something from something else | (b). to consider something theoretically or separately from (something else) | (c). to make a written summary of the main points of an argument, theory or a book, etc.
10 -- abut -- (of an area of land or a building) to be next to sth or to have a common boundary with the side of sth [synonym: adjoin]
11 -- acclaim -- to praise, admire or welcome sb/sth enthusiastically and publicly
12 -- ache -- (a). to feel continuous pain in a part of your body [synonym: hurt] | (b). to have a strong desire for sb/sth or to do sth | (c). to be very sad or distressed
13 -- adore -- to be very fond of something or to like sb very much [synonyms: admire, love]
14 -- affect -- (a). to cause a change in someone or something; to have an impact or an influence on someone or something | (b). to produce strong feelings of distress, pity, regret, sorrow, or sympathy, etc. on sb | (c). (of a disease) to make sb become ill or sick; to have an impact on sb or a particular part of the body | (d). -- to act as if you are feeling or thinking sth | (e). to try to impress other people by using or wearing sth that looks special/unique; to behave insincerely or unnaturally to impress other people [synonym: put on]
15 -- aggrandize -- to increase power, wealth, importance or status of a person or country [synonyms: enhance; extend]
16 -- aggravate -- (a). to intentionally irritate somebody [synonyms: annoy, exasperate] | (b).to make an unpleasant situation or an illness worse or more serious [synonyms: exacerbate, worsen]
17 -- ante -- to put a sum of money in poker before receiving cards
18 -- ape -- (a). to do sth in the same way as sb else, however not in a proper manner [synonym: imitate] | (b). to irritate or make fun of sb by copying the way they behave, talk, or walk, etc in an absurd manner [synonym: mimic]
19 -- appease -- (a). to make sb calmer and prevent them from harming you by accepting their demands [synonyms: conciliate; soothe; pacify] | (b). to make or preserve peace with a nation and avoid war by giving it what they want
20 -- arch -- (a). (of part of your body) to move and form a curved shape | (b). to be in a curved line or shape across or over sth
21 -- aspire -- to direct your hopes, efforts, etc. towards a particular career or activity [synonyms: aim, seek]
22 -- attain -- (a). to get something after a lot of effort | (b). to reach a particular level, age, condition, etc.
23 -- aver -- to state firmly that sth is certainly true [synonyms: assert, avow]
24 -- avow -- to publicly express your opinion about sth in a firm way [synonym: affirm]
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