Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » A » Assortative Mating ... Astheny

ASTERISK

Pronunciation (US): Play

 Dictionary entry overview: What does asterisk mean? 

ASTERISK (noun)
  The noun ASTERISK has 1 sense:

1. a star-shaped character * used in printing

  Familiarity information: ASTERISK used as a noun is very rare.


ASTERISK (verb)
  The verb ASTERISK has 1 sense:

1. mark with an asterisk

  Familiarity information: ASTERISK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASTERISK (noun)


Sense 1asterisk [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A star-shaped character * used in printing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

asterisk; star

Hypernyms ("asterisk" is a kind of...):

character; grapheme; graphic symbol (a written symbol that is used to represent speech)


ASTERISK (verb)


Sense 1asterisk [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mark with an asterisk

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

asterisk; star

Context example:

Linguists star unacceptable sentences

Hypernyms (to "asterisk" is one way to...):

mark (make or leave a mark on)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Hunger is the best spice." (English proverb)

"We will stay longer dead than poor" (Breton proverb)

"Wherever there's cheese, work there." (Armenian proverb)

"He who lives fast goes straight to his death." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0408 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: