What does abc mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word abc.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rudiment, first rudiment, first principle, alphabet, ABC, ABC's, ABCs(noun)

    the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)

    "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"


  1. ABC(Noun)

    The alphabet.

    Do you know your ABCs?

  2. ABC(Noun)

    A primer for teaching the Latin alphabet and first elements of reading.

  3. ABC(Noun)

    The rudiments of any subject.

    the ABC of finance

  4. ABC(Noun)

    A type of poem in which the lines start with the letters of the alphabet in order.

  5. ABC(Noun)

    A British alphabetized guidebook for trains and their stations.

  6. Origin: The first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet


  1. ABC

    ABC are an English New Romantic band that charted ten UK and five US Top 40 singles between 1981 and 1990. The band continues to tour and released a new album, Traffic, in 2008.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abc

    Abcee, ā-bē-sē′, n. the alphabet from its first letters: a first reading-book (obs.), hence fig. the first rudiments of anything.—ABC book (Shak.), a book to teach the a, b, c, or alphabet.

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  2. ABC

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Anagrams for abc »

  1. BCA, B. C. A.

  2. cab, CAB

  3. CBA

  4. bac, BAC

  5. B. C. A.

  6. BCA

  7. CAB


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abc in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abc in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pope Francis:

    – Australia’s ABC.

  2. IrfanAhmadMalla:

    ABC is that old ability,breaks and courage.

  3. Charles Luckman:

    Success is that old ABC -- ability, breaks, and courage.

  4. Steve Kalb:

    It's definitely a showcase place to be, and they (ABC) never have a problem selling it out year to year.

  5. Reigs Philbin:

    I was over there yesterday [at ABC] as a matter of fact to do something for them, no, I don’t see [Ripa.].

Images & Illustrations of abc

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