What does acronym mean?

Definitions for acronym
ˈæk rə nɪmacronym

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acronym(noun)

    a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name

Wiktionary

  1. acronym(Noun)

    An abbreviation formed by (usually initial) letters taken from a word or series of words, that is itself pronounced as a word, such as RAM, radar, or scuba; sometimes contrasted with initialism.

  2. acronym(Noun)

    A pronounceable word formed from the beginnings (letter or syllable) of other words and thus representing the phrase so formed, e.g. Benelux = the countries Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg considered as a political or economic whole.

  3. acronym(Noun)

    Any abbreviation so formed, regardless of pronunciation, such as TNT, IBM, or XML.

Editors Contribution

  1. acronym

    A group of uppercase letters where each letter signifies a word.

    SMTP is acronym for simple mail transfer protocol.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 5, 2020  

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How to pronounce acronym?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acronym in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acronym in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of acronym in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    HOPE is an acronym,in my view, for "Hold On, Pain Ends." Never lose Hope in your life! Hope enables you to hold on to your dreams, and to boost your will-power. Lest we forget, only when the wishes are willed, the dreams come true.

  2. Senior Officer Deon Joseph:

    My favorite rap groups were NWA and Public enemy, yes FTP (an Acronym for f*** the police) was playing on my tape deck when I'm driving my Nissan Sentra back in the day.

  3. Brad Woodhouse:

    Let me respond by using the acronym of Christie's PAC- LMFAO.

  4. Gary Johnson:

    This morning, I began my day by setting aside any doubt that I’m human, yes, I understand the dynamics of the Syrian conflict—I talk about them every day. But hit with ‘What about Aleppo?’, I immediately was thinking about an acronym, not the Syrian conflict. I blanked. It happens, and it will happen again during the course of this campaign.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Never give up efforts when you fail, because FAIL is truly an acronym for 'First Attempt In Learning'. Never lose hope, because HOPE is an acronym for 'Hold On, Pain Ends'. Successful people are those who never lose Hope, never give up Efforts, and build their Success out of failures. In my view, Successful persons rise from the ashes of their failures like proverbial Phoenix.

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