Definitions for ASHæʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ash(noun)

    the residue that remains when something is burned

  2. ash, ash tree(noun)

    any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus

  3. ash(verb)

    strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats

  4. ash(verb)

    convert into ashes


  1. Ash(ProperNoun)

    for someone who lived near ash trees.

  2. Ash(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  3. Ash(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the female given names Ashley and Ashlee.

  4. Origin: asshe, from æsce, from askōn (compare jiske, Dutch as, German Asche, aska), from h₂éhₓōs (compare Hittite , Ancient Greek ἄζα, Albanian hi, Old Armenian աճիւն, Ormuri yānak, Sanskrit आस).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ash(noun)

    a genus of trees of the Olive family, having opposite pinnate leaves, many of the species furnishing valuable timber, as the European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) and the white ash (F. Americana)

  2. Ash(noun)

    the tough, elastic wood of the ash tree

  3. Ash(noun)

    sing. of Ashes

  4. Ash(verb)

    to strew or sprinkle with ashes

  5. Origin: [OE. asch, esh, AS. sc; akin to OHG. asc, Sw. & Dan. ask, Icel. askr, D. esch, G. esche.]


  1. Ash

    Ash are an alternative rock band that formed in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland in 1992. The band has sold 8 million albums worldwide.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ASH' in Nouns Frequency: #2510

Anagrams for ASH »

  1. Hsa.

  2. ahs

  3. has

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gary Johnson:

    There's been so much evidence that treating the ash trees is so much more economical than removing them.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    When I die I want to be cremated and have my ashes spread out over a soccer field so that the kids can kick my ash.

  3. David Rothery:

    Even a lengthy sustained ash eruption would be very unlikely to produce enough ash to spread across the tropical zone.

  4. John Suttles:

    This confirms that Duke has committed serious and long-standing environmental crimes, but it does not clean up the coal ash that is every day continuing to contaminate our drinking water.

  5. Michelle Bachelet:

    We don't have any problems with supplies, water or sewage up to now, our problem is a respiratory one, from inhaling all of this ash, and the fact that this ash could generate some sort of environmental contamination.

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