Definitions for vocabulary
voʊˈkæb yəˌlɛr ivo·cab·u·la·ry
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vocabulary.
a listing of the words used in some enterprise
vocabulary, lexicon, mental lexiconnoun
a language user's knowledge of words
the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts)
"he introduced a wide vocabulary of techniques"
A usually alphabetized and explained collection of words e.g. of a particular field, or prepared for a specific purpose, often for learning.
The collection of words a person knows and uses.
My Russian vocabulary is very limited.
The stock of words used in a particular field.
The vocabulary of social sciences is often incomprehensible to ordinary people.
The words of a language collectively.
The vocabulary of any language is influenced by contacts with other cultures.
A range of artistic or stylistic forms or techniques
Etymology: vocabularium, vocabularius: vocabulaire. See vocable.
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.
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
a sum or stock of words employed
Etymology: [LL. vocabularium, vocabularius: cf. F. vocabulaire. See Vocable.]
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
The sum or the stock of words used by a language, a group, or an individual. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The system of naval signals based on Sir Home Popham's improvements.
The accurate, natural and intuitive known words to communicate and express a specific language in line with the universes truth and the collective plan for the evolution of humanity.
Our vocabulary is important for us to express truthfully how we feel and to have the freedom to express that truth naturally.
Submitted by MaryC on June 2, 2020
This Vocabulary Builder game helps you learn new words, improve your vocabulary and explore languages in an easy and fun way!
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'vocabulary' in Nouns Frequency: #2574
The numerical value of vocabulary in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of vocabulary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
I know why hope went out of style for a while in our political vocabulary in a dark and divided moment.
If Vincent Janik have a bigger vocabulary Vincent Janik can communicate about more content.
We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
The most important word in the vocabulary of advertising is TEST. If you pretest your product with consumers, and pretest your advertising, you will do well in the marketplace.
The test measures divergent thinking and verbal creativity, which are important but limited aspects of overall creativity. Our task won't predict your creative culinary skills, but it will predict performance on various types of problem-solving, which suggests it is doing more than simply measuring vocabulary, still, we'll need future research to assess how our task relates to other verbal abilities or intelligence more broadly.
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- المفردات, مفرداتArabic
- slovní zásoba, slovníkCzech
- Vokabeln, Vokabular, WortschatzGerman
- léxico, vocabularioSpanish
- sõnavara, terminoloogia, oskussõnavara, erialasõnavaraEstonian
- sanavarasto, sanastoFinnish
- lexique, vocabulaireFrench
- briathrachas, stòr-fhacal, faclairScottish Gaelic
- אוצר מיליםHebrew
- szójegyzék, szókincsHungarian
- 語彙, 語彙集, 用語Japanese
- 어휘, 語彙Korean
- kosa kataMalay
- woordenlijst, vakterminologie, woordenschat, terminologieDutch
- ordtilfang, vokabular, ordliste, ordforrådNorwegian
- terminologia, vocabulárioPortuguese
- vocabular, lexic, glosarRomanian
- [[словарный]] [[состав]], словарь, номенклатура, лексикон, [[запас]] [[слово, [[словарный]] [[запас]], терминология, лексикаRussian
- vokabulär, ordlista, ordförrådSwedish
- kelime hazinesiTurkish
- 詞彙, từ vựngVietnamese
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