English dictionary


evacuate |ɪˈvækjueɪt| — move out of an unsafe location into safety

evacuation |ɪˌvækjuˈeɪʃn| — the act of removing the contents of something

evacuee |ɪˌvækjuˈiː| — a person who has been evacuated from a dangerous place

evade |ɪˈveɪd| — avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

evaluate |ɪˈvæljueɪt| — evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

evaluation |ɪˌvæljuˈeɪʃn| — act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

evaluative |ɪˈvæljuətɪv| — exercising or involving careful evaluations

evaluator  — an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality

evanesce |ˌevəˈnes| — disappear gradually

evanescence |ˌevəˈnesəns| — the event of fading and gradually vanishing from sight

evanescent |ˌevəˈnesnt| — tending to vanish like vapor

evangelical |ˌiːvænˈdʒelɪkl| — marked by ardent or zealous enthusiasm for a cause

evangelicalism |ˌiːvænˈdʒelɪkəlɪzəm| — stresses the importance of personal conversion and faith as the means of salvation

evangelism |ɪˈvændʒəlɪzm| — zealous preaching and advocacy of the gospel

evangelist |ɪˈvændʒəlɪst| — a preacher of the Christian gospel

evangelize |ɪˈvændʒəlaɪz| — preach the gospel (to)

evaporate |ɪˈvæpəreɪt| — lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue

evaporated |ɪˈvæpəˌretəd| — drawn off in the form of vapor

evaporation |ɪˌvæpəˈreɪʃn| — the process of becoming a vapor

evaporative |ɪˈvæpʌˌreɪtɪv| — relating to or causing or being caused by evaporation

evasion |ɪˈveɪʒn| — a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

evasive |ɪˈveɪsɪv| — deliberately vague or ambiguous

eve |iːv| — (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

even |ˈiːvn| — the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

evening |ˈiːvnɪŋ| — the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

evenly |ˈiːvnli| — in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way

evenness |ˈiːvənnəs| — the parity of even numbers (divisible by two)

event |ɪˈvent| — something that happens at a given place and time

eventful |ɪˈventfl| — having important issues or results

eventide |ˈiːvntaɪd| — the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

eventual |ɪˈventʃuəl| — expected to follow in the indefinite future from causes already operating

eventuality |ɪˌventʃuˈæləti| — a possible event or occurrence or result

eventually |ɪˈventʃuəli| — after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay

eventuate |ɪˈventʃueɪt| — come out in the end

ever |ˈevər| — at any time

ever-changing  — marked by continuous change or effective action

ever-present |ˈprezənt| — being always present

evergreen |ˈevərɡriːn| — a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year

everlasting |ˌevərˈlæstɪŋ| — any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color

evermore |ˌevərˈmɔːr| — at any future time; in the future

evert |əˈvərt| — United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)

every |ˈevri| — (used of count nouns) each and all of the members of a group considered singly and without exception

everyday |ˈevrideɪ| — found in the ordinary course of events

everydayness  — ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace

Everyman |ˈevrimæn| — the ordinary person

everyplace |ˈevripleɪs| — to or in any or all places

everywhere |ˈevriwer| — to or in any or all places

evict |ɪˈvɪkt| — expel or eject without recourse to legal process

eviction |ɪˈvɪkʃn| — action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved

evidence |ˈevɪdəns| — your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

evident |ˈevɪdənt| — clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

evidential |ˌevɪˈdenʃl| — serving as or based on evidence

evidentiary |ˌevəˈdenʃieri| — serving as or based on evidence

evidently |ˈevɪdəntli| — unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')

evil |ˈiːvl| — morally objectionable behavior

evil-minded |ˌiːvl ˈmaɪndɪd| — having evil thoughts or intentions

evildoer |ˈiːvəlˌduːər| — a person who sins (without repenting)

evince |ɪˈvɪns| — give expression to

eviscerate |ɪˈvɪsəreɪt| — surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ

evisceration  — surgical removal of an organ (or the contents of an organ) from a patient

evocation |ˌiːvoʊˈkeɪʃn| — imaginative re-creation

evocative |ɪˈvɑːkətɪv| — serving to bring to mind

evoke |ɪˈvoʊk| — call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

evolution |ˌiːvəˈluːʃn| — a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

evolutionary |ˌiːvəˈluːʃəneri| — of or relating to or produced by evolution

evolutionism |ˌiːvəˈluːʃnɪst| — (biology) a scientific theory of the origin of species of plants and animals

evolutionist |ˌiːvəˈluːʃnɪst| — a person who believes in organic evolution

evolve |iˈvɑːlv| — work out