What does Vocabulary mean?

Definitions for Vocabulary
voʊˈkæb yəˌlɛr iVo·cab·u·lary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vocabulary(noun)

    a listing of the words used in some enterprise

  2. vocabulary, lexicon, mental lexicon(noun)

    a language user's knowledge of words

  3. vocabulary(noun)

    the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts)

    "he introduced a wide vocabulary of techniques"

Wiktionary

  1. vocabulary(Noun)

    A usually alphabetized and explained collection of words e.g. of a particular field, or prepared for a specific purpose, often for learning.

  2. vocabulary(Noun)

    The collection of words a person knows and uses.

    My Russian vocabulary is very limited.

  3. vocabulary(Noun)

    The stock of words used in a particular field.

    The vocabulary of social sciences is often incomprehensible to ordinary people.

  4. vocabulary(Noun)

    The words of a language collectively.

    The vocabulary of any language is influenced by contacts with other cultures.

  5. vocabulary(Noun)

    A range of artistic or stylistic forms or techniques

  6. Origin: vocabularium, vocabularius: vocabulaire. See vocable.

Wikipedia

  1. Vocabulary

    A vocabulary is a set of familiar words within a person's language. A vocabulary, usually developed with age, serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Acquiring an extensive vocabulary is one of the largest challenges in learning a second language.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vocabulary(noun)

    a list or collection of words arranged in alphabetical order and explained; a dictionary or lexicon, either of a whole language, a single work or author, a branch of science, or the like; a word-book

  2. Vocabulary(noun)

    a sum or stock of words employed

  3. Origin: [LL. vocabularium, vocabularius: cf. F. vocabulaire. See Vocable.]

Freebase

  1. Vocabulary

    A person's vocabulary is the set of words within a language that are familiar to that person. A vocabulary usually develops with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Acquiring an extensive vocabulary is one of the largest challenges in learning a second language.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vocabulary

    The sum or the stock of words used by a language, a group, or an individual. (From Webster, 3d ed)

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. vocabulary

    The system of naval signals based on Sir Home Popham's improvements.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Vocabulary' in Nouns Frequency: #2574

How to pronounce Vocabulary?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say Vocabulary in sign language?

  1. vocabulary

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vocabulary in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vocabulary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Vocabulary in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Colbert:

    We had no vocabulary for what you showed us.

  2. Amos Bronson Alcott:

    STAY is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.

  3. Alexander Woo:

    The conceit of the show is using a genre vocabulary to tell a historical story.

  4. Jeff Hancock:

    Winning is not in his vocabulary. We put him in smaller races so that he could finish.

  5. Amanda Stansbury:

    If Vincent Janik have a bigger vocabulary Vincent Janik can communicate about more content.

Images & Illustrations of Vocabulary

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