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  1. A-(Noun)

    Academic grade issued by some institutions, which is inferior to an A and superior to a B+.

  2. Origin: From variant form of y-, from ge-, from ga-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. A-

    a, as a prefix to English words, is derived from various sources. (1) It frequently signifies on or in (from an, a forms of AS. on), denoting a state, as in afoot, on foot, abed, amiss, asleep, aground, aloft, away (AS. onweg), and analogically, ablaze, atremble, etc. (2) AS. of off, from, as in adown (AS. ofd/ne off the dun or hill). (3) AS. a- (Goth. us-, ur-, Ger. er-), usually giving an intensive force, and sometimes the sense of away, on, back, as in arise, abide, ago. (4) Old English y- or i- (corrupted from the AS. inseparable particle ge-, cognate with OHG. ga-, gi-, Goth. ga-), which, as a prefix, made no essential addition to the meaning, as in aware. (5) French a (L. ad to), as in abase, achieve. (6) L. a, ab, abs, from, as in avert. (7) Greek insep. prefix / without, or privative, not, as in abyss, atheist; akin to E. un-


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of a- in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of a- in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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