What does acronym mean?

Definitions for acronym
ˈæk rə nɪmacronym

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

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 series of uppercase letters in which each letter signifies the word in the acronym

    SQL: Structured Query Language.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 20, 2015  

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How to pronounce acronym?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say acronym in sign language?

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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. Brad Woodhouse:

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

  2. Kunal Ghosh:

    If you become dogmatic about the acronym and devote 100 percent of your assets to BRIC, you will get poor returns.

  3. 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.

  4. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(c)(p)- TRUTH -HAS A WAY OF SILENCING THE ENEMY OR YOUR ADVERSARIES. MY REGGAE IS THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH, JAH TRUTH. IT IS THE ACRONYM FOR-TAKING REGGAE UNTO THE HEATHENS.

  5. Ahmad Hanif:

    The situation is getting very dangerous, not only do we fear being killed in the regime bombardments but now we fear being killed by Daesh( the Arabic acronym for IS). Daesh targets NGOs because they consider us spies for the West.

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