What does April mean?

Definitions for April
ˈeɪ prəlApril

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. April, Aprnoun

    the month following March and preceding May

Wiktionary

  1. Aprilnoun

    The fourth month of the Gregorian calendar, following March and preceding May. Abbreviation: Apr or Apr.

  2. Aprilnoun

    for somebody born in April; used since early 20th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aprilnoun

    the fourth month of the year

    Etymology: [L. Aprilis. OE. also Averil, F. Avril, fr. L. Aprilis.]

  2. Aprilnoun

    fig.: With reference to April being the month in which vegetation begins to put forth, the variableness of its weather, etc

    Etymology: [L. Aprilis. OE. also Averil, F. Avril, fr. L. Aprilis.]

Freebase

  1. April

    April is the fourth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars, and one of four months with a length of 30 days. April is commonly associated with the season of spring in the Northern hemisphere and autumn in the Southern hemisphere, where it is the seasonal equivalent to October in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa. April starts on the same day of the week as July in all years, and January in leap years. April ends on the same day of the week as December every year.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. April

    ā′pril, n. the fourth month of the year.—n. A′pril-fool, one sent upon a bootless errand on the 1st of April, perhaps a relic of some old Celtic heathen festival. In Scotland called gowk (a cuckoo, a fool). [L. Aprilis, usually regarded as from aperire, as the month when the earth opens to bring forth new fruits.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. April

    the fourth month of the year, the month of "opening of the light in the days, and of the life of the leaves, and of the voices of the birds, and of the hearts of men."

Editors Contribution

  1. april

    A month of a specific calendar year.

    April is the fourth month of the year.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. April

    The month in which the buds begin to shoot, from aperio, to open.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'April' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #634

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'April' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1504

How to pronounce April?

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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of April in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of April in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of April in a Sentence

  1. John Ward:

    You have to be the best horse on the first Saturday in May at 6.35pm, it doesn't matter if you're the best horse in April or you're the best horse in July. And you don't get to call a timeout, or do anything like in other championship sports.

  2. Asya Engovatova:

    These people were killed, and their bodies remained lying in the snow for a fairly long time, in April or May, flies started to multiply on the remains, and in late May or early June, they were buried in a pit on the homestead, which is where they probably had lived.

  3. Felix Tshisekedi:

    I am very saddened by the shipwreck of a pirogue on( Monday) April 15 on Lake Kivu. The provisional toll is 150 people missing.

  4. Chris Lemanski:

    I was going through a pretty bad depression, i was kind of ready to give up and say the hell with it. The young man asked his cousin for advice on how to clear his head and he told him to take a long walk. Lemanski did just that. The traveler decided to make the journey in April 2016 after going through a period of depression. (Chris Lemanski ) In April 2016, Lemanski decided on the journey after looking up trails and saw one that went from Portugal to Istanbul, Turkey. The traveler said everything appeared to shift into place after he purchased a cheap ticket to Istanbul. Lemanski made the trek in 18 months, three of those months he was stuck in Morocco after he overstayed his visa for about three months. However, he was able to sneak out of the country and catch a boat to Germany where he continued his journey. As for how much money he spent in 18 months, Lemanski said he saved and people were generous.

  5. Kim Gang-lip:

    I don't think of this as an April Fool's prank...I wanted to tell you that protecting yourself is protecting the precious people around you.

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