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Searching words in a Dictionary

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There are several things we should operate to search a word in a dictionary. All words are arranged in an alphabetical way so follow sequentially to get your word. If there are the same words occupying different meaning, they would be in the same place. A good focus and concentration make easier to find the exact word.



  • Give concentration while finding a word.
  • Search alphabetically and vertically.
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Very Short Questions

In the dictionary, every word comes alphabetically as there is 'e' on in abbey whereas 'o' in abbot that's why abbey comes first.

Adj stand for adjectives in a dictionary.

The noun of abduct is abductor.

The meaning of abbot is the head of a community of monks.

A good focus and concentration are needed to find an exact word in the dictionary.

Answers:

Word

Meaning

Eliminate

Remove, eradicate

Proactive

Taking action by causing change

Career

The job

Communicate

To  share with others, to talk with others

Dimensions

Measurement, proportions

 

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  • The meaning of abandon is:

    Several
    Give up
    Occupy
    Operate
  • The definition of abacus is:

    Frame with wires along which beads are slid for calculating.
    Rediments of a subject  
    At right angles to a ship
    Office or jurisdiction of an abbot.
  • Synonym of abdomen is:

    Belly
    Guide
    Abduct
    Focus
  • Abaft means:

    Arrange
    Ester
    Exact
    Astern
  • Antonym of abandon is:

    Passion
    Forsake
    Restraint
    Freedom
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