What does April mean?

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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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Aprilnoun

    The fourth month of the year, January counted first.

    Etymology: Aprilis, Lat. Avril, Fr.

    April is represented by a young man in green, with a garland of myrtle and hawthorn buds; in one hand primroses and violets, in the other the sign Taurus. Henry Peacham, on Drawing.

    Men are April when they woo, December when they wed: Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives. William Shakespeare, As you like it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aprilnoun

    the fourth month of the year

  2. Aprilnoun

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

  3. 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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  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

Anagrams for April »

  1. Pilar

  2. ripal

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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. Brian Hainline:

    When we started talking about return to sport in April, we were envisioning that there would be a continued downward trajectory of Covid-19 new infections and deaths -- that there would be a national surveillance system, national testing and national contact tracing -- that would allow us to really navigate this pandemic into re-socializing both in sport and in the rest of society, and that hasn't happened.

  2. Michael Gilday:

    While I previously believed Captain Crozier should be reinstated, following Captain Crozier relief in April, after conducting an initial investigation, the much broader, deeper investigation that we conducted in the weeks following that had a much deeper scope.

  3. Morgan Ortagus:

    Our views are reflected in the President's definitive statement on this issue from last April.

  4. Jeff Tjornehoj:

    High-yield spreads backed up 20 basis points this week, erasing the April-May rally and that spooked investors.

  5. Pavel Durov:

    Russia banned Telegram on its territory in April because we refused to provide decryption keys for all our users' communications to Russia's security agencies.

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