P — pa pe pf ph pi pl pn po pr ps pt pu py pw pc pm pd
pa |pɑː| — an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
pabular |ˈpæbjʊlə| — 1851, Edward Joseph Thackwell, Narrative of the Second Seikh war, in 1848-49, pages 82-63,
pabulary |ˈpæbjʊlərɪ| — Of or pertaining to pabulum or fodder.
pabulum |ˈpæbjʊləm| — any substance that can be used as food
pace |peɪs| — the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
pacemaker |ˈpeɪsmeɪkər| — a leading instance in its field
pacer |ˈpeɪsər| — a horse used to set the pace in racing
pacesetter |ˈpeɪssetər| — a leading instance in its field
pacha |pəˈʃɑː| — a civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt
pachyderm |ˈpækɪdɜːrm| — any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant; rhinoceros; hippopotamus
pachydermatous |ˌpækɪˈdɜːrmətəs| — emotionally hardened
pacific |pəˈsɪfɪk| — the largest ocean in the world
pacification |ˌpæsəfəˈkeɪʃən| — the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined
pacificator |pəˈsɪfɪkeɪtə| — A peacemaker, a pacifier.
pacificatory |pəˈsɪfɪkətəriː| — Promoting peace; conciliatory. [from 16th c.]
pacificism |pəˈsɪfɪˌsɪzəm| — the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
pacificist |pəˈsɪfɪsɪst| — someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
pacified |ˈpæsəˌfaɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of pacify
pacifier |ˈpæsɪfaɪər| — someone who tries to bring peace
pacifism |ˈpæsɪfɪzəm| — the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
pacifist |ˈpæsɪfɪst| — someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
pacify |ˈpæsɪfaɪ| — cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
pack |pæk| — a large indefinite number
pack-animal |pak ˈanəməl| — A domesticated animal used to carry heavy items.
pack-horse |ˈpækhɔːs| — Alternative spelling of packhorse.
pack-ice |ˈpækaɪs| — A large consolidated mass of floating sea ice.
package |ˈpækɪdʒ| — a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
packaged |ˈpækɪdʒd| — enclosed in a package or protective covering
packager |ˈpækɪdʒər| — A person who packages.
packaging |ˈpækɪdʒɪŋ| — the business of packing
packed |ˈpækt| — extremely crowed or filled to capacity
packer |ˈpækər| — a workman employed to pack things into containers
packet |ˈpækɪt| — a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
packhorse |ˈpækhɔːrs| — a workhorse used as a pack animal
packing |ˈpækɪŋ| — any material used especially to protect something
packing-case |ˈpækɪŋ keɪs| — Alternative form of packing case.
packman |ˈpakman| — someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
packsack |ˈpaksak| — a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
packthread |ˈpækˌθred| — a strong three-ply twine used to sew or tie packages
pact |pækt| — a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
pad |pæd| — a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
padded |ˈpædəd| — softened by the addition of cushions or padding
padding |ˈpædɪŋ| — artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
paddle |ˈpædl| — small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
paddle-box |ˈpædl bɑːks| — a wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel
paddle-wheel |ˈpædl wiːl| — (nautical) A large wheel, fitted with paddles, used to propel a vessel (especially a paddle steamer)
paddling |ˈpædəlɪŋ| — A collective noun for ducks when they are on water.
paddock |ˈpædək| — pen where racehorses are saddled and paraded before a race
paddy |ˈpædɪ| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
paddywhack |ˈpædɪwæk| — (dated, derogatory) An Irishman
Padishah |ˈpɑːdɪˌʃɑː| — Alternative form of Padishah.
padlock |ˈpædlɑːk| — a detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut
padre |ˈpɑːdreɪ| — a chaplain in one of the military services
padrone |pəˈdrəʊn| — an owner or proprietor of an inn in Italy
paean |ˈpiːən| — a formal expression of praise
paederast |ˈpedəræst| — a man who has sex (usually sodomy) with a boy as the passive partner
paederasty |ˈpedəræstɪ| — sexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner)
paediatric |ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks| — of or relating to the medical care of children
paediatrician |ˌpiːdɪəˈtrɪʃn| — a specialist in the care of babies
paediatrics |ˌpiːdɪˈætrɪks| — the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children
paediatry — = paediatrics
paedology |pɪˈdɒlədʒɪ| — (UK) Alternative spelling of pedology.
paeon |ˈpiːən| — (poetry) A foot containing any pattern of three short syllables and one long syllable.
pagan |ˈpeɪɡən| — a person who does not acknowledge your god
pagandom |ˈpeɪɡəndəm| — Collectively, pagans or their realm or lands.
paganish |ˈpeɪɡənɪʃ| — (archaic) pagan
paganism |ˈpeɪɡəˌnɪzəm| — any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
paganize |ˈpeɪɡəˌnaɪz| — make pagan in character
page |peɪdʒ| — one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
page-boy |ˈpeɪdʒbɔɪ| — A young male attendant at a wedding, generally between five and ten years of age.
pageant |ˈpædʒənt| — an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes
pageantry |ˈpædʒəntrɪ| — a rich and spectacular ceremony
pagehood |ˈpeɪdʒhʊd| — The state of being a page (servant).
pager |ˈpeɪdʒər| — an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged
paginal |ˈpajən(ə)l| — Of or pertaining to a page; consisting of pages
paginate |ˈpædʒɪneɪt| — number the pages of a book or manuscript
pagination |ˌpædʒɪˈneɪʃn| — the system of numbering pages
pagoda |pəˈɡəʊdə| — an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof
pah |pɑː| — Used to express distaste, disgust or outrage.
paid |peɪd| — involving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby
paid-up |ˈpeɪdˈʌp| — paid in advance
paigle — Eurasian primrose with yellow flowers clustered in a one-sided umbel
pail |peɪl| — a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
pailful |ˈpeɪlfʊl| — the quantity contained in a pail
paillasse |ˈpælɪæs| — mattress consisting of a thin pad filled with straw or sawdust
paillette |pælˈjet| — A sequin or spangle.
pain |peɪn| — a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
pain-killer |ˈpeɪnˌkɪlər| — Alternative spelling of painkiller.
pained |peɪnd| — emotionally hurt or upset or annoyed
painful |ˈpeɪnfl| — causing misery or pain or distress
painfully |ˈpeɪnfəlɪ| — unpleasantly
painfulness — emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
painkiller |ˈpeɪnkɪlər| — a medicine used to relieve pain
painless |ˈpeɪnləs| — requiring little hard work or exertion
pains |ˈpeɪnz| — an effortful attempt to attain a goal
painstaking |ˈpeɪnzteɪkɪŋ| — characterized by extreme care and great effort
painstakingly |ˈpeɪnˌstekɪŋlɪ| — in a fastidious and painstaking manner
paint |peɪnt| — a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
paintbox |ˈpeɪntbɑːks| — a box containing a collection of cubes or tubes of artists' paint
paintbrush |ˈpeɪntbrʌʃ| — a brush used as an applicator (to apply paint)
painted |ˈpeɪntəd| — lacking substance or vitality as if produced by painting
painter |ˈpeɪntər| — an artist who paints
painting |ˈpeɪntɪŋ| — graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
paints |ˈpeɪnts| — plural form of paint
painty |ˈpeɪntiː| — Covered or smeared with paint.
pair |per| — a set of two similar things considered as a unit
pair off |ˈper ˈɒf| — form a pair or pairs
paired |perd| — occurring in pairs or as a pair
pairing |ˈperɪŋ| — the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
pairs |ˈperz| — plural form of pair
pajamas |pəˈdʒɑməz| — Clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in, usually consisting of a loose-fitting shirt and pants/trousers.
Pakistani |ˌpækɪˈstænɪ| — a native or inhabitant of Pakistan
pal |pæl| — a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
pal up |ˈpæl ʌp| — become friends; act friendly towards
palace |ˈpæləs| — a large and stately mansion
paladin |ˈpalədn| — someone who fights for a cause
palaeogene |ˈpælɪədʒiːn| — Alternative spelling of Paleogene.
palaeographer |ˌpælɪˈɒɡrəfə| — Alternative spelling of paleographer.
palaeography |ˌpeɪlɪˈɑːɡrəfɪ| — (UK) Alternative form of paleography.
palaeolithic |ˌpælɪəˈlɪθɪk| — second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,000 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
palaeontologist |ˌpeɪlɪɑːnˈtɑːlədʒəst| — a specialist in paleontology
palaeontology |ˌpeɪlɪɑːnˈtɑːlədʒɪ| — the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains
palaeozoic |ˌpeɪlɪəˈzəʊɪk| — Alternative spelling of Paleozoic.
palaestra |pəˈlestrə| — a public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
palaestrae |pəˈlestriː| — plural form of palaestra
palankeen |ˌpælənˈkiːn| — a closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
palanquin |ˌpælənˈkiːn| — a closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
palatable |ˈpælətəbl| — acceptable to the taste or mind
palatal |ˈpælətl| — a semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word `yeast')
palatalization |ˈpælətəlaɪˈzeɪʃən| — (linguistics, uncountable) The state or quality of being palatalized, of pronouncing a sound with the tongue against the palate of the mouth that normally is not.
palatalize |ˈpælətəlaɪz| — pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate
palate |ˈpælət| — the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
palatial |pəˈleɪʃl| — suitable for or like a palace
palatinate |pəˈlætɪnət| — a territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine
palatine |ˈpælətaɪn| — any of various important officials in ancient Rome
palatines — plural form of palatine
palaver |pəˈlɑːvər| — flattery intended to persuade
pale |peɪl| — a wooden strip forming part of a fence
paleaceous |ˌpeɪlɪˈeɪʃəs| — (botany) chaffy; resembling or consisting of paleae, or chaff
paled |ˈpeɪld| — simple past tense and past participle of pale
paleface |ˈpeɪlfeɪs| — (pejorative, politically incorrect) A white person; a person of European descent.
paleness |ˈpeɪlnəs| — unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
paleographer — an archeologist skilled in paleography
paleography — the study of ancient forms of writing (and the deciphering of them)
paleolithic |ˌpælɪəʊˈlɪθɪk| — second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,000 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
paleontologist |ˌpelɪənˈtɑːlədʒəst| — a specialist in paleontology
paleontology |ˌpeɪlɪənˈtɑlədʒɪ| — the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains
Palestinian |ˌpæləˈstɪnɪən| — a descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine
palestra |pəˈlestrə| — a public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
paletot |ˈpælɪtəʊ| — (historical) A loose outer jacket, cloak, coat, overcoat, greatcoat, three-quarter coat.
palette |ˈpælət| — the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art
palette-knife |ˈpælɪt naɪf| — In painting, a small, edge-less, more or less flexible steel blade used to mix paint on a palette and sometimes to apply paint to a surface.
palfrey |ˈpælfrɪ| — especially a light saddle horse for a woman
Pali |ˈpɑːliː| — an ancient Prakrit language (derived from Sanskrit) that is the scriptural and liturgical language of Theravada Buddhism
palimpsest |ˈpælɪmpsest| — a manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible
paling |ˈpeɪlɪŋ| — a fence made of upright pickets
palingenesis |ˌpalənˈjenəsəs| — emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species
palingenesy — Archaic form of palingenesis.
palinode |ˈpælɪnəʊd| — A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
palisade |ˌpælɪˈseɪd| — fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground
palish |ˈpeɪlɪʃ| — slightly pale
pall |pɔːl| — a sudden numbing dread
pall-mall |ˈpælˈmæl| — a 17th century game; a wooden ball was driven along an alley with a mallet
palladia |pəˈleɪdjə| — plural form of palladium
palladium |pəˈleɪdɪəm| — a silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores; does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used (alloyed with gold) in jewelry
palled |pɔːld| — simple past tense and past participle of pall
pallet |ˈpælət| — the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art
pallia |ˈpæliːə| — plural form of pallium
palliasse |pælˈjæs| — mattress consisting of a thin pad filled with straw or sawdust
palliate |ˈpælɪeɪt| — lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
palliated |ˈpælɪeɪtɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of palliate
palliating |ˈpælɪeɪtɪŋ| — Present participle of palliate.
palliation |ˌpælɪˈeɪʃən| — easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause
palliative |ˈpælɪətɪv| — remedy that alleviates pain without curing
pallid |ˈpælɪd| — abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress
pallidness |ˈpælɪdnəs| — unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
pallium |ˈpæliːəm| — the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
pallor |ˈpælər| — unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
pally |ˈpælɪ| — (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals
palm |pɑːm| — the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
palm off |ˈpɑːm ˈɒf| — sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
palm-oil |ˈpɑːm ɔɪl| — An edible plant oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palm (Elaeis guineensis).
palm-tree |ˈpɑːmtriː| — Common name for a tree of the family Arecaceae usually characterised by having a single stem or trunk, directly from which sprout several leaves or fronds giving a shape like an outstretched hand.
palmaceous |pælˈmeɪʃəs| — (botany) Of or pertaining to palms; of the nature of, or resembling, palms.
palmar |ˈpælmʌr| — relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot
palmary |ˈpælmʌriː| — Worthy of the palm; preeminent; superior.
palmate |ˈpælmeɪt| — (of the feet of water birds) having three toes connected by a thin fold of skin
palmcrist |ˈpɑːmkrɪst| — (obsolete) Ricinus communis, the castor oil plant.
palmer |ˈpɑːmər| — United States golfer (born in 1929)
palmetto |pælˈmetəʊ| — any of several low-growing palms with fan-shaped leaves
palmiped |ˈpælmɪˌped| — (obsolete) A web-footed bird
palmist |ˈpɑːmɪst| — fortuneteller who predicts your future by the lines on your palms
palmistry |ˈpɑːmɪstrɪ| — telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand
palmitic |pælˈmɪtɪk| — (organic chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or derived from palmitic acid
palmy |ˈpɑːmɪ| — very lively and profitable
palmyra |pælˈmaɪərə| — tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving
palp |palp| — (zoology) An appendage found near the mouth in invertebrates; has a variety of functions but is often primarily used for predating.
palpability |ˌpælpəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — the quality of being perceivable by touch
palpable |ˈpælpəbl| — (medicine) can be felt by palpation
palpably |ˈpælpəblɪ| — so as to be palpable
palpal |ˈpælpəl| — Relating to a palpus
palpate |pælˈpeɪt| — examine (a body part) by palpation
palpation |pælˈpeɪʃən| — a method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)
palpi |ˈpælpaɪ| — plural form of palpus
palpitate |ˈpælpɪteɪt| — cause to throb or beat rapidly
palpitating |ˈpælpɪteɪtɪŋ| — having a slight and rapid trembling motion
palpitation |ˌpælpəˈteɪʃən| — a rapid and irregular heart beat
palpus |ˈpalpəs| — palp (invertebrate appendage)
palsgrave |ˈpɔːlzɡreɪv| — (Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
palsied |ˈpɔːlzɪd| — affected with palsy or uncontrollable tremor
palstave |ˈpɔːlsteɪv| — A prehistoric bronze axe.
palsy |ˈpɔːlzɪ| — loss of the ability to move a body part
palter |ˈpɔːrltər| — be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
paltriness — worthlessness due to insignificance
paltry |ˈpɔːltrɪ| — not worth considering
paludal |pəˈluːdl| — pertaining to marshes, marshy, palustral, especially designating a plant's habitat
paly |ˈpeɪliː| — (heraldry) vertically striped
pampas |ˈpæmpəs| — the vast grassy plains of northern Argentina
pamper |ˈpæmpər| — treat with excessive indulgence
pampering |ˈpæmpərɪŋ| — the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
pampero |pɑːmˈperəʊ| — A violent wind from the west or southwest, which sweeps over the pampas of South America and the adjacent seas, often doing great damage.
pampers |ˈpæmpərz| — third-person singular simple present indicative form of pamper
pamphlet |ˈpæmflət| — a small book usually having a paper cover
pamphleteer |ˌpæmfləˈtɪr| — a writer of pamphlets (usually taking a partisan stand on public issues)
pan |pæn| — cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
pan out |ˈpæn ˈaʊt| — be a success
Pan-American |ˈpænəˈmerɪkən| — Covering or representing all of the Americas (both North America and South America), particularly with respect to events involving representatives of most or all countries in the Americas.
pan-fried — simple past tense and past participle of pan-fry
panacea |ˌpænəˈsiːə| — (Greek mythology) the goddess of healing; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Hygeia
panache |pəˈnæʃ| — distinctive and stylish elegance
panada |pəˈnɑːdə| — A thick paste made by mixing breadcrumbs, flour, etc. with water, milk, stock, butter or sometimes egg yolks.
Panama |ˈpænəmɑː| — a republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903
Panamanian |ˌpænəˈmeɪnɪən| — a native or inhabitant of Panama
pancake |ˈpænkeɪk| — a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
panchromatic |ˌpænkrəˈmætɪk| — (photography) (of black and white film) sensitive to all visible colours
pancratium |pænˈkreɪʃiːəm| — (historical) An athletic contest involving both boxing and wrestling.
pancreas |ˈpæŋkrɪəs| — a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin
pancreatic |ˌpænkrɪˈætɪk| — of or involving the pancreas
panda |ˈpændə| — large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae
pandect |ˈpandekt| — A treatise or similar work that is comprehensive as to a particular topic.
pandemic |pænˈdemɪk| — an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world
pandemonium |ˌpændəˈməʊnɪəm| — a state of extreme confusion and disorder
pander |ˈpændər| — someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
pandering |ˈpændərɪŋ| — Present participle of pander.
pandit |ˈpændɪt| — an honorary title in India giving a person status as a learned man or scholar.
pandowdy |pænˈdaʊdɪ| — deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
pane |peɪn| — sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors
panegyric |ˌpænəˈdʒɪrɪk| — a formal expression of praise
panegyrical |ˌpænɪˈdʒɪrɪkəl| — formally expressing praise
panegyrist |ˌpænɪˈdʒɪrɪst| — an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
panegyrize |ˈpænɪdʒəˌraɪz| — To praise someone or something, especially in an eloquent speech or in writing.
panel |ˈpænl| — sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
panelist |ˈpænələst| — a member of a panel
panelling |ˈpænəlɪŋ| — a panel or section of panels in a wall or door
panful |ˈpænfəl| — As much as a pan will hold.
pang |pæŋ| — a sudden sharp feeling
pangolin |ˈpæŋɡəlɪn| — toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites
panhandle |ˈpænhændl| — a relatively narrow strip of land projecting from some larger area
panhandler |ˈpænˌhændlər| — a beggar who approaches strangers asking for money
panic |ˈpænɪk| — an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
panic-stricken |ˈˌpanɪk ˈˌstrɪkən| — thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
panic-struck — thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
panicked |ˈpænɪkt| — thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
panicky |ˈpænɪkɪ| — thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
panicle |ˈpanək(ə)l| — compound raceme or branched cluster of flowers
paniculate |pəˈnɪkjəˌleɪt| — having a panicle
panjandrum |panˈjandrəm| — an important or influential (and often overbearing) person
panmixia |pənˈmɪksɪə| — (ecology) A situation in which an individual is just as likely to mate with another randomly chosen individual as any other in the population
pannage |ˈpanɪj| — Acorns and beech mast used as forage for pigs.
panne |pan| — a lustrous finish applied to velvet and satin
pannier |ˈpænɪər| — either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle)
pannikin |ˈpanəkən| — a small pan or cup (usually of tin)
panoplied |ˈpænəplɪd| — equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior
panoply |ˈpænəplɪ| — a complete and impressive array
panopticon |pænˈɑːptɪkən| — an area where everything is visible
panorama |ˌpænəˈræmə| — the visual percept of a region
panoramic |ˌpænəˈræmɪk| — as from an altitude or distance
panpipe |ˈpænpaɪp| — a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together
pansies |ˈpænzɪz| — plural form of pansy
pansy |ˈpænzɪ| — large-flowered garden plant derived chiefly from the wild pansy of Europe and having velvety petals of various colors
pant |pænt| — the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
pantalets |ˌpænˈtlets| — Alternative form of pantalettes.
pantalettes |ˌpæntəˈlets| — A form of long underpants with a frill at the bottom of each leg
pantaloon |ˈpæntəˌluːn| — a buffoon in modern pantomimes; the butt of jokes
pantaloons |ˈpæntəˌluːnz| — An article of clothing covering each leg separately, that covers the area from the waist to the ankle.
pantechnicon |pænˈteknɪkən| — a large moving van (especially one used for moving furniture)
pantheism |ˈpænθɪɪzəm| — (rare) worship that admits or tolerates all gods
pantheist |ˈpænθɪɪst| — someone who believes that God and the universe are the same
pantheistic |ˌpænθɪˈɪstɪk| — of or relating to pantheism
pantheistical |ˌpænθiːˈɪstɪkəl| — of or relating to pantheism
pantheon |ˈpænθɪɑːn| — all the gods of a religion
panther |ˈpænθər| — a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis
panties |ˈpæntɪz| — plural form of panty
pantile |ˈpæntaɪl| — a roofing tile with a S-shape; laid so that curves overlap
panting |ˈpæntɪŋ| — breathing heavily (as after exertion)
panto |ˈpæntəʊ| — an abbreviation of pantomime
pantograph |ˈpæntəɡræf| — mechanical device used to copy a figure or plan on a different scale
pantomime |ˈpæntəmaɪm| — a performance using gestures and body movements without words
pantomimic |ˌpæntʌˈmɪmɪk| — Of or relating to pantomime.
pantomimical — Of or like a pantomime.
pantry |ˈpæntrɪ| — a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
pantryman |ˈpæntrɪmæn| — a manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table
pants |pænts| — (used in the plural) underpants worn by women
pantyhose |ˈpæntɪhəʊz| — a woman's tights consisting of underpants and stockings
pantywaist |ˈpantɪweɪst| — a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
panzer |ˈpanzər| — an armored vehicle or tank
pap |pæp| — worthless or oversimplified ideas
papa |ˈpɑːpə| — an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
papacy |ˈpeɪpəsɪ| — the government of the Roman Catholic Church
papal |ˈpeɪpl| — proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
papaveraceous |pəpævʌˈreɪʃəs| — Of or pertaining to the poppy family Papaveraceae.
papaverous |pəˈpeɪvərəs| — Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the poppy.
papaw |ˈpɒpɒ| — small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit
papaya |pəˈpaɪə| — tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
paper |ˈpeɪpər| — a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
paper-knife |ˈpeɪpənaɪf| — Alternative spelling of paperknife.
paper-mill |ˈpeɪpəmɪl| — A factory devoted to making paper from wood pulp and other ingredients.
paper-tiger |ˈpeɪpəˈtaɪɡə| — (idiomatic) A seemingly fierce person or thing without the ability to back up their words.
paperback |ˈpeɪpərbæk| — a book with paper covers
paperbacked |ˈpeɪpəbækt| — (of books) having a flexible binding
paperboard |ˈpeɪpərˌbɔːrd| — a cardboard suitable for making posters
paperboy |ˈpeɪpərbɔɪ| — a boy who sells or delivers newspapers
paperhanger |ˈpeɪpəhæŋər| — someone who passes bad checks or counterfeit paper money
paperhanging — the application of wallpaper
paperhangings — plural form of paperhanging
papers |ˈpeɪpərz| — writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
paperweight |ˈpeɪpərweɪt| — a weight used to hold down a stack of papers
paperwork |ˈpeɪpərwɜːrk| — work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.
papery |ˈpeɪpərɪ| — thin and paperlike
papilionaceous |pəˌpɪliːəˈneɪʃəs| — Having the form of a butterfly.
papilla |pəˈpɪlə| — (botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf
papillae |pəˈpɪliː| — plural form of papilla
papillary |ˈpæpʌˌleriː| — of or relating to or resembling papilla
papillate |ˈpæpɪˌleɪt| — resembling or covered with papillae
papillose |ˈpæpʌˌləʊs| — of or relating to or resembling papilla
papism — the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church based in Rome
papist |ˈpeɪpɪst| — an offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy
papistic |pəˈpɪstɪk| — of or relating to or supporting Romanism
papistical |peɪˈpɪstɪkəl| — of or relating to or supporting Romanism
papistry |ˈpeɪpɪstriː| — (derogatory) The Roman Catholic faith.
papoose |pəˈpuːs| — an American Indian infant
pappose |ˈpæpəʊs| — (of plants such as dandelions and thistles) having pappi or tufts of featherlike hairs or delicate bristles
pappus |ˈpapəs| — calyx composed of scales or bristles or featherlike hairs in plants of the Compositae such as thistles and dandelions
pappy |ˈpæpɪ| — Like pap; soft; succulent; tender.
paprika |pəˈpriːkə| — plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
Papuan |ˈpæpjʊən| — a native or inhabitant of Papua New Guinea or New Guinea
papula |ˈpæpjʊlə| — (medicine) A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of the cuticle, produced by congestion, accumulated secretion, or hypertrophy of tissue; a papule.
papular |ˈpæpjʊlə| — Of a shape similar to a papule.
papule |ˈpæpjuːl| — a small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)
papulose |ˈpæpjʌˌləʊs| — (anatomy, botany) Having papulae; papillose
papulous |ˈpæpjʊləs| — papulose
papyraceous |ˌpæpʌˈreɪʃəs| — Made of papyrus.
papyri |pəˈpaɪraɪ| — plural form of papyrus
papyrine — A kind of imitation parchment, made by soaking unsized paper in dilute sulphuric acid.
papyrus |pəˈpaɪrəs| — paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans
par |pɑːr| — (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course
para |ˈpærə| — (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
parable |ˈpærəbl| — a short moral story (often with animal characters)
parabola |pəˈræbələ| — a plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the curve
parabole — (rhetoric) similitude; comparison
parabolic |ˌpærəˈbɑːlɪk| — having the form of a parabola
parabolical |ˌpærəˈbɒlɪkəl| — having the form of a parabola
paraboloid |pəˈrabəˌlɔɪd| — a surface having parabolic sections parallel to a single coordinate axis and elliptic sections perpendicular to that axis
paracentric |ˌpærəˈsentrɪk| — Deviating from circularity; changing the distance from a centre.
parachronism |pəˈrakrəˌnɪzəm| — An error in chronological order in which one is ascribed a later time; metachronism.
parachute |ˈpærəʃuːt| — rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
parachuter — a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
parachutist |ˈpærəʃuːtɪst| — a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
paraclete |ˈpærəkliːt| — the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost
parade |pəˈreɪd| — a ceremonial procession including people marching
parade-ground |pəˈreɪd ɡraʊnd| — A large area of hard ground, usually of concrete or tarmac, where soldiers practice routine marching maneuvres.
paradigm |ˈpærədaɪm| — systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word
paradigmatic |ˌpærədɪɡˈmætɪk| — of or relating to a grammatical paradigm
paradisaic |ˌpærədɪˈseɪɪk| — relating to or befitting Paradise
paradisaical |ˌpærʌdɪˈseɪɪkəl| — relating to or befitting Paradise
paradisal |ˈpærədaɪsəl| — relating to or befitting Paradise
paradise |ˈpærədaɪs| — any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
paradisiac |ˌpærəˈdɪzɪæk| — relating to or befitting Paradise
paradisiacal |ˌpærədɪˈzaɪəkəl| — relating to or befitting Paradise
paradisial |ˌpærəˈdɪsɪəl| — paradisiacal
paradisian |ˌpærəˈdɪzɪən| — paradisiacal
paradisic |ˌpærəˈdɪzɪk| — paradisiacal
paradisical |ˌpærəˈdɪzɪkəl| — Alternative form of paradisiacal.
parados |ˈpærʌdɑːs| — (military) An embankment built to protect the rear of a position from enemy attack. [from 19th c.]
paradox |ˈpærədɑːks| — (logic) a statement that contradicts itself
paradoxical |ˌpærəˈdɑːksɪkl| — seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true
paradoxically |ˌperəˈdɑːksəkəlɪ| — in a paradoxical manner
paraffin |ˈpærəfɪn| — from crude petroleum; used for candles and for preservative or waterproof coatings
paragliding |ˈpærəɡlaɪdɪŋ| — gliding in a parasail
paragon |ˈpærəɡɑːn| — an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
paragraph |ˈpærəɡræf| — one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line
paragraphic |ˌpærʌˈɡræfɪk| — Of, pertaining to, or written in paragraphs.
paragraphical |ˌpærəˈɡræfɪkəl| — Alternative form of paragraphic.
Paraguayan |ˌperəˈɡwaɪən| — a native or inhabitant of Paraguay
parakeet |ˈpærəkiːt| — any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
paralinguistics |ˌpærəlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks| — The study of paralanguage.
paralipsis |ˌparəˈlɪpsɪs| — suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted
parallax |ˈpærəlæks| — the apparent displacement of an object as seen from two different points that are not on a line with the object
parallel |ˈpærəlel| — something having the property of being analogous to something else
parallelepiped |pærʌleləˈpaɪpɪd| — a prism whose bases are parallelograms
parallelism |ˈpærəlelɪzəm| — similarity by virtue of corresponding
parallelogram |ˌpærəˈleləɡræm| — a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
parallels |ˈperəˌlelz| — plural form of parallel
paralogism |pəˈraləˌjɪzəm| — an unintentionally invalid argument
paralogize |pəˈrælədʒaɪz| — To reason falsely; to draw conclusions not warranted by the premises.
paralyse |ˈpærəlaɪz| — make powerless and unable to function
paralysed |ˈpærəlaɪzd| — simple past tense and past participle of paralyse
paralyses |ˈpærəlaɪzɪz| — plural form of paralysis
paralysis |pəˈræləsɪs| — loss of the ability to move a body part
paralytic |ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk| — a person suffering from paralysis
paralyze |ˈpærəˌlɑɪz| — make powerless and unable to function
paralyzed |ˈperəˌlaɪzd| — affected with paralysis
paramagnetic |ˌperəmaɡˈnedɪk| — of or relating to a paramagnet
paramatta |ˌpærʌˈmætʌ| — A light fabric of cotton and worsted, resembling bombazine or merino
paramedic |ˌpærəˈmedɪk| — a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment
parameter |pəˈræmɪtər| — a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
parametric |ˌparəˈmetrɪk| — of or relating to or in terms of a parameter
paramilitary |ˌpærəˈmɪləterɪ| — a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
paramo |pəˈræməʊ| — a treeless grassland ecosystem covering extensive high areas of equatorial mountains, especially in South America
paramount |ˈpærəmaʊnt| — having superior power and influence
paramour |ˈpærəmʊr| — a woman's lover
parang |ˈpæræŋ| — a stout straight knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia
paranoia |ˌpærəˈnɔɪə| — a psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur
paranoid |ˈpærənɔɪd| — a person afflicted with paranoia
paranormal |ˌpærəˈnɔːrml| — seemingly outside normal sensory channels
parapet |ˈpærəpɪt| — a low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony
paraph |ˈparəf pəˈraf| — a flourish added after or under your signature (originally to protect against forgery)
paraphernalia |ˌpærəfəˈneɪlɪə| — equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
paraphrase |ˈpærəfreɪz| — rewording for the purpose of clarification
paraphrastic |ˌpærʌˈfræstɪk| — altered by paraphrasing
paraplegia |ˌpærəˈpliːdʒə| — paralysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma)
paraprofessional |parəprəˈfeʃ(ə)n(ə)l| — a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional
paraselenae |ˌpærəsɪˈliːniː| — plural form of paraselene
paraselene |ˌpærʌsɪˈliːniː| — A bright, circular spot, sometimes seen on a lunar halo, caused by refraction through ice crystals
parasite |ˈpærəsaɪt| — an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host
parasitic |ˌpærəˈsɪtɪk| — of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another
parasitical |ˌpærəˈsɪtɪkəl| — of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another
parasiticide |pærʌˈsɪtɪsaɪd| — any substance used to kill parasites
parasitism |ˈpærəsaɪtɪzm| — the relation between two different kinds of organisms in which one receives benefits from the other by causing damage to it (usually not fatal damage)
parasitize |ˈpærʌsɪˌtaɪz| — To live on or in a host organism as a parasite.
parasol |ˈpærəsɔːl| — a handheld collapsible source of shade
parataxis |ˌpærəˈtæksɪs| — (grammar) Speech or writing in which clauses or phrases are placed together without being separated by conjunctions, for example "I came; I saw; I conquered".
parathyroid |pærʌˈθaɪrɔɪd| — any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland
paratrooper |ˈpærətruːpər| — a soldier in the paratroops
paratroopers |ˈperəˌtruːpərz| — plural form of paratrooper
paratroops |ˈpærətruːps| — infantry trained and equipped to parachute
paratyphoid |ˌpærəˈtaɪfɔɪd| — any of a variety of infectious intestinal diseases resembling typhoid fever
paravane |ˈpærʌveɪn| — (nautical) A device, stabilized with vanes, towed alongside a vessel such that the cable attaching it cuts the moorings of submerged mines.
parboil |ˈpɑːrbɔɪl| — cook (vegetables) briefly
parbuckle |ˈpɑːrˌbʌkəl| — A kind of purchase for hoisting or lowering a cylindrical burden, as a cask. The middle of a long rope is made fast aloft, and both parts are looped around the object, which rests in the loops, and rolls in them as the ends are hauled up or payed out.
parcel |ˈpɑːrsl| — a wrapped container
parceling |ˈpɑːrsəlɪŋ| — the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
parcelling |ˈpæsəlɪŋ| — the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
parcenary |ˈpɑːrsəˌneriː| — (law) The holding or occupation of an inheritable estate which descends from the ancestor to two or more persons; coheirship.
parcener |ˈpɑːrsɪnər| — (law) A coheir, or one of two or more heirs to an estate that descends jointly, and by whom it is held as a single estate.
parch |pɑːrtʃ| — cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
parched |pɑrtʃt| — dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
parching |ˈpɑːrtʃɪŋ| — Capable of causing something to parch.
parchment |ˈpɑːrtʃmənt| — a superior paper resembling sheepskin
pard |pɑːd| — A leopard; a panther.
pardon |ˈpɑːrdn| — the act of excusing a mistake or offense
pardonable |ˈpɑːrdnəbl| — admitting of being pardoned
pardoner |ˈpɑːrdənər| — a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense
pare |per| — decrease gradually or bit by bit
paregoric |ˌpærəˈɡɒrɪk| — medicine used to treat diarrhea
parenchyma |pəˈreŋkɪmə| — animal tissue that constitutes the essential part of an organ as contrasted with e.g. connective tissue and blood vessels
parent |ˈperənt| — a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
parent-in-law — A mother-in-law or father-in-law.
parentage |ˈperəntɪdʒ| — the state of being a parent
parental |pəˈrentəl| — designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced
parentheses |pəˈrenθəˌsɪz| — plural form of parenthesis
parenthesis |pəˈrenθəsɪs| — either of two punctuation marks (or) used to enclose textual material
parenthesize |pəˈrenθɪsaɪz| — To place text in parentheses.
parenthetic |ˌpærənˈθetɪk| — qualifying or explaining; placed or as if placed in parentheses
parenthetical |ˌpærənˈθetɪkl| — an expression in parentheses
parenthood |ˈperənthʊd| — the state of being a parent
parenting |ˈpeərəntɪŋ| — Process of raising and educating a child from birth until adulthood.
parents |ˈperənts| — plural form of parent
paresis |pəˈriːsɪs| — a slight or partial paralysis
parget |ˈpɑːrdʒɪt| — plaster used to coat outer walls and line chimneys
pargeting |ˈpɑːrdʒɪtɪŋ| — plaster used to coat outer walls and line chimneys
pargetting |ˈpɑːdʒɪtɪŋ| — plaster used to coat outer walls and line chimneys
parhelia |pɑːˈhiːljə| — plural form of parhelion
parhelion |pɑːrˈhiːliːən| — a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
pariah |pəˈraɪə| — a person who is rejected (from society or home)
pariah-dog |pə ˈraɪədɔːɡ| — One of a race of half-wild mongrel dogs which act as scavengers in Oriental cities.
paries |ˈperiːiːz| — (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
parietal |pəˈraɪətəl| — of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium
parietes |pəˈraɪɪˌtiːz| — plural form of paries
paring |ˈperɪŋ| — a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
Paris |ˈperəs| — the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
parish |ˈpærɪʃ| — a local church community
parishioner |pəˈrɪʃənər| — a member of a parish
Parisian |pəˈrɪʒən| — a native or resident of Paris
parity |ˈpærətɪ| — (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
park |pɑːrk| — a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
parka |ˈpɑːrkə| — a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
parkin |ˈpɑːrkɪn| — A traditional soft cake of Northern England, usually made with oatmeal and treacle.
parking |ˈpɑrkɪŋ| — space in which vehicles can be parked
parkland |ˈpɑːrklænd| — a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
parkway |ˈpɑːrkweɪ| — a wide scenic road planted with trees
parky |ˈpɑːrkɪ| — appreciably or disagreeably cold
parlance |ˈpɑːrləns| — a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
parlay |ˈpɑːrleɪ| — a series of wagers in which the winnings from one wager are used as a stake for the subsequent wagers
parley |ˈpɑːrlɪ| — a negotiation between enemies
parleyvoo |ˌpɑːrlɪˈvuː| — (dated, humorous) Someone who speaks a foreign language, especially French
parliament |ˈpɑːrləmənt| — a legislative assembly in certain countries
parliamentarian |ˌpɑːrləmənˈterɪən| — an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
parliamentary |ˌpɑːrləˈmentrɪ| — having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament
parlor |ˈpɑːrlər| — reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received
parlormaid — a maid in a private home whose duties are to care for the parlor and the table and to answer the door
parlour |ˈpɑːrlər| — reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received
parlourmaid |ˈpɑːrlərmeɪd| — a maid in a private home whose duties are to care for the parlor and the table and to answer the door
parlous |ˈpɑːrləs| — fraught with danger
Parmesan |ˈpɑːrməzɑːn| — hard dry sharp-flavored Italian cheese; often grated
Parnassian |pɑːrˈnæsiːən| — (zoology) Any of numerous species of butterfly in the genus Parnassius.
Parnassus |ˌpɑːrˈnæsəs| — (Greek mythology) a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived; known as the mythological home of music and poetry
parochial |pəˈrəʊkɪəl| — narrowly restricted in outlook or scope
parochialism |pəˈrəʊkɪzəm| — a limitation of views or interests like that defined by a local parish
parochiality — (uncountable) The state or condition of being parochial.
parodic — Of, related to, or having the characteristics of parody.
parodist |ˈpærəˌdɪst| — mimics literary or musical style for comic effect
parody |ˈpærədɪ| — a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
parole |pəˈrəʊl| — a promise
parolee |pəˌrɒˈliː| — someone released on probation or on parole
paronomasia |ˌpærʌnəʊˈmeɪʒə| — a humorous play on words
paronym |ˈperəˌnɪm| — a word that strongly resembles another word in spelling
paroquet |ˈpærəkiːt| — any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
parotid |pəˈrɑːtɪd| — relating to or located near the parotid gland
parotitis |ˌpærʌˈtaɪtɪs| — inflammation of one or both parotid glands
paroxysm |ˈpærəksɪzəm| — a sudden uncontrollable attack
paroxysmal |ˌpærəkˈsɪzməl| — accompanied by or of the nature of paroxysms
parquet |pɑːrˈkeɪ| — a floor made of parquetry
parquetry |ˈpɑːrkɪtriː| — a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
parr |ˈpɑːr| — Queen of England as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548)
parrel |ˈpærəl| — (nautical) A sliding loop of rope or metal, around the mast of a ship, to which a yard or gaff is fitted.
parricidal |ˌpærɪˈsaɪdl| — Related to, inclined to, or guilty of, the murder of one's immediate family.
parricide |ˈpærɪsaɪd| — someone who kills his or her parent
parrot |ˈpærət| — usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
parrotry |ˈpærətrɪ| — servile imitation or repetition
parry |ˈpærɪ| — (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword
parse |pɑːrs| — analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
parsimonious |ˌpɑːrsəˈməʊnɪəs| — excessively unwilling to spend
parsimony |ˈpɑːrsəməʊnɪ| — extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
parsing |ˈpɑːrsɪŋ| — Present participle of parse.
parsley |ˈpɑːrslɪ| — annual or perennial herb with aromatic leaves
parsnip |ˈpɑːrsnɪp| — the whitish root of cultivated parsnip
parson |ˈpɑːrsn| — a person authorized to conduct religious worship
parsonage |ˈpɑːrsənɪdʒ| — an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector
parsonic |pɑːrˈsɑːnɪk| — Of or relating to a parson; clerical.
part |pɑːrt| — something determined in relation to something that includes it
part-owner |pɑːrt ˈəʊnər| — a person who owns something in common with others
part-song |ˈpɑːrt sɒŋ| — (music) A form of unaccompanied, often homophonic, vocal composition usually for a few voices or a small choir
part-time |ˈpɑrtˈtɑɪm| — involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity
part-timer |pɑːrt ˈtaɪmər| — someone who works less than the customary or standard time
partake |pɑːrˈteɪk| — have some of the qualities or attributes of something
partaken |pɑːrˈteɪkən| — past participle of partake
partaker |pɑːˈteɪkə| — someone who has or gives or receives a part or a share
partaking |pɑːrˈteɪkɪŋ| — Present participle of partake.
parted |ˈpɑːrtəd| — having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes
parterre |pɑːrˈter| — an ornamental flower garden; beds and paths are arranged to form a pattern
parthenogenesis |ˌpɑːrθənəʊˈdʒenɪsɪs| — human conception without fertilization by a man
Parthian |ˈpɑːrθɪən| — a native or inhabitant of Parthia
parti |ˈpɑːrtɪ| — (dated) Someone (especially a man) who is considered to be a good choice for marriage, because of wealth, status etc.
partial |ˈpɑːrʃl| — the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
partiality |ˌpɑːrʃɪˈælətɪ| — a predisposition to like something
partially |ˈpɑːrʃəlɪ| — to some extent; in some degree; not wholly
partibility — The quality or state of being partible; divisibility; separability.
partible |ˈpɑːrtəbəl| — (of e.g. property) capable of being parted or divided
participant |pɑːrˈtɪsɪpənt| — someone who takes part in an activity
participate |pɑːrˈtɪsɪpeɪt| — share in something
participating |parˈtɪsəˌpetɪŋ| — taking part in an activity
participation |pɑːrˌtɪsɪˈpeɪʃn| — the act of sharing in the activities of a group
participative |ˌpɑːrˈtɪsəpətɪv| — That participates, or is capable of participating
participator |pɑːˈtɪsɪpeɪtə| — one who participates
participatory |ˌpɑːrˈtɪsəpəˌtɔːrɪ| — affording the opportunity for individual participation
participial |ˌpɑːrtɪˈsɪpɪəl| — a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses
participle |ˈpɑːrtɪsɪpl| — a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses
particle |ˈpɑːrtɪkl| — (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
particoloured |ˈpɑːtɪˌkʌləd| — having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
particular |pərˈtɪkjələr| — a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
particularism |pəˈtɪkjʊlərɪzm| — a focus on something particular
particularistic |pəˌtɪkjʊləˈrɪstɪk| — relating to particularism (exclusive interest in one group or class or sect etc.)
particularity |pərˌtɪkjʊˈlærətɪ| — the quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance
particularize |pərˈtɪkjələraɪz| — be specific about
particularized |pəˈtɪkjuːləraɪzd| — directed toward a specific object
particularly |pərˈtɪkjələrlɪ| — to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
particulars |pərˈtɪkjələrz| — plural form of particular
particulate |pɑːrˈtɪkjələt| — a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)
parting |ˈpɑːrtɪŋ| — the act of departing politely
partisan |ˈpɑːrtəzn| — a fervent and even militant proponent of something
partisanship |ˈpɑːrtəznʃɪp| — an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
partite |ˈpɑːrtaɪt| — divided into parts
partition |pɑːrˈtɪʃn| — a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
partition off |parˈtɪʃən ˈɒf| — divide into parts, pieces, or sections
partitioning |parˈtɪʃənɪŋ| — an analysis into mutually exclusive categories
partitionist |pɑːˈtɪʃənɪst| — an advocate of partitioning a country
partitive |ˈpɑːrtətɪv| — word (such a `some' or `less') that is used to indicate a part as distinct from a whole
partly |ˈpɑːrtlɪ| — to some extent; in some degree; not wholly
partner |ˈpɑːrtnər| — a person's partner in marriage
partnership |ˈpɑːrtnərʃɪp| — the members of a business venture created by contract
partook |pɑːrˈtʊk| — Simple past tense of partake.
partridge |ˈpɑːrtrɪdʒ| — flesh of either quail or grouse
parts |ˈpɑːrts| — the local environment
parturient |pɑːrˈtʊriːənt| — giving birth
parturifacient |pɑːrˌtʊrəˈfeɪʃənt| — (medicine) A medicine tending to cause parturition, or to give relief in childbirth.
parturition |ˌpɑːrtjʊˈrɪʃn| — the process of giving birth
partway — To some extent
party |ˈpɑːrtɪ| — an organization to gain political power
party-coloured |ˈpɑːtɪˌkʌləd| — Coloured with different tints; variegated.
partying |ˈpɑːrtɪɪŋ| — Present participle of party.
parvenu |ˈpɑːrvənuː| — a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
parvis |ˈpɑːvɪs| — a courtyard or portico in front of a building (especially a cathedral)
pas |pɑːz | — (ballet) a step in dancing (especially in classical ballet)
paschal |ˈpæskl| — of or relating to Passover or Easter
paseo |paˈseɪˌəʊ| — a path set aside for walking
pasha |pɑːˈʃɑː| — a civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt
pasque-flower |ˈpæskˌflaʊər| — Various deciduous perennial flowering plants, of the genus Pulsatilla, found in clumps in certain grassland areas.
pasqueflower |ˈpæskˌflaʊər| — any plant of the genus Pulsatilla; sometimes included in genus Anemone
pasquinade |ˌpæskwʌˈneɪd| — a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
pass |pæs| — (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
pass away |ˈpæs əˈweɪ| — pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
pass by |ˈpæs baɪ| — move past
pass off |ˈpæs ˈɒf| — be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity
pass on |ˈpæs ɑːn| — place into the hands or custody of
pass out |ˈpæs ˈaʊt| — pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
pass over |ˈpæs ˈəʊvər| — bypass
pass through |ˈpæs θruː| — make a passage or journey from one place to another
pass up |ˈpæs ʌp| — refuse to accept
pass-out |ˈpɑːsaʊt| — (intransitive) To faint; fall asleep
passability — The state or quality of being passable.
passable |ˈpæsəbl| — about average; acceptable
passably |ˈpæsəblɪ| — to certain extent or degree
passage |ˈpæsɪdʒ| — the act of passing from one state or place to the next
passageway |ˈpæsəˌdʒwe| — a passage between rooms or between buildings
passant |pɑːˈsɑːn| — in walking position with right foreleg raised
passbook |ˈpæsbʊk| — a record of deposits and withdrawals and interest held by depositors at certain banks
passe |ˌpæˈseɪ| — out of fashion
passe-partout |ˌpæspɑːrˈtuː| — key that secures entrance everywhere
passementerie |pæsˈmentriː| — a decoration or adornment on a garment
passenger |ˈpæsɪndʒər| — a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
passenger-pigeon |ˈpæsɪndʒəˌpɪdʒɪn| — A bird of the extinct species Ectopistes migratorius
passer |ˈpæsər| — a person who passes by casually or by chance
passer-by |ˌpæsə ˈbaɪ| — a person who passes by casually or by chance
passerby |ˈpæsərzˈbɑɪ| — a person who passes by casually or by chance
passerine |ˈpæsʌrɪn| — perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless
passers-by |ˌpæsəz ˈbaɪ| — plural form of passer-by
passersby |ˈpæsərzbɪ| — plural form of passerby
passible |ˈpasəbəl| — (chiefly theology) Able to suffer, or feel pain.
passim |ˈpæsɪm| — used to refer to cited works
passing |ˈpæsɪŋ| — (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
passingly |ˈpɑːsɪŋlɪ| — In a passing manner.
passion |ˈpæʃn| — a strong feeling or emotion
passion-flower |ˈpæʃn flaʊər| — Various vines of the genus Passiflora, with showy flowers of a structure symbolic of the Passion of Christ.
passion-play |ˈpæʃənpleɪ| — A play depicting the Passion of Christ or any analogous religious story of martyrdom, such as the Muslim ta'ziya.
passional |ˈpæʃʌnl| — a book describing sufferings of martyrs
passionary |ˈpæʃʌˌneriː| — A book in which the sufferings of saints and martyrs are described
passionate |ˈpæʃənət| — having or expressing strong emotions
passionately |ˈpæʃənətlɪ| — with passion
passionless |ˈpæʃnləs| — unmoved by feeling
passivation |ˌpæsɪˈveɪʃən| — (chemistry, materials science) The process of making a material passive (non-reactive) in relation to another material prior to using the materials together.
passive |ˈpæsɪv| — the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb
passively |ˈpæsɪvlɪ| — in a passive manner
passiveness |ˈpæsɪvnəs| — submission to others or to outside influences
passivity |pəˈsɪvətɪ| — the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
passkey |ˈpæskiː| — key that secures entrance everywhere
passman |ˈpæsmən| — (UK) One who passes a university degree, but without honours.
Passover |ˈpæsəʊvər| — (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
passport |ˈpæspɔːrt| — any authorization to pass or go somewhere
password |ˈpæswɜːrd| — a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
past |pæst| — the time that has elapsed
pasta |ˈpɑːstə| — a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
paste |peɪst| — any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency
paste-up |ˈpeɪst ʌp| — a composition of flat objects pasted on a board or other backing
pasteboard |ˈpeɪstbɔːrd| — stiff cardboard made by pasting together layers of paper
pastel |pæˈstel| — any of various pale or light colors
pastelike — resembling paste in color; pallid
paster |ˈpæstər| — a workman who pastes
pastern |ˈpæstərn| — the part between the fetlock and the hoof
pasteurization |ˌpæstʃərəˈzeɪʃən| — partial sterilization of foods at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without major changes in the chemistry of the food
pasteurize |ˈpæstʃəraɪz| — heat food in order to kill harmful microorganisms
pasteurized |ˈpæstʃəˌraɪzd| — having been subjected to pasteurization in order to halt fermentation
pasteurizer |ˈpæstʃʌˌraɪzər| — A machine or device for pasteurizing something (e.g. milk).
pasticcio |pæˈstiːtʃəʊ| — A medley; an olio.
pastiche |pæˈstiːʃ| — a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
pastil |ˈpæstɪl| — a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
pastille |pæˈstiːl| — a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
pastime |ˈpæstaɪm| — a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
pastiness |ˈpeɪstiːnɪs| — The condition of being pasty; pallor
pasting |ˈpeɪstɪŋ| — (slang, US, sports) defeat, beating
pastness — the quality of being past
pastor |ˈpæstər| — a person authorized to conduct religious worship
pastoral |ˈpæstərəl| — a musical composition that evokes rural life
pastorale |ˈpæstʌrəˌlaɪz| — a musical composition that evokes rural life
pastorate |ˈpæstərət| — pastors collectively
pastorship |ˈpæstʌrˌʃɪp| — the position of pastor
pastry |ˈpeɪstrɪ| — a dough of flour and water and shortening
pastry-shop — (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)
pastrycook |ˈpeɪstrɪkʊk| — A cook who makes desserts and pastries.
pasturable |ˈpɑːstjʊrəbl| — Fit for pasture.
pasturage |ˈpæstʃərɪdʒ| — succulent herbaceous vegetation of pasture land
pasture |ˈpæstʃər| — a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
pastureland |ˈpæstʃərlænd| — a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
pasturing |ˈpæstʃərɪŋ| — Present participle of pasture.
pasty |ˈpæstɪ| — small meat pie or turnover
pat |pæt| — the sound made by a gentle blow
patch |pætʃ| — a small contrasting part of something
patch up |ˈpætʃ ʌp| — mend by putting a patch on
patch-pocket |ˈpætʃ pɒkɪt| — A pocket made of a piece of fabric by sewing it onto the outside of a garment.
patcher — A person who patches something.
patchouli |ˈpætʃʊlɪ| — small East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes
patchwork |ˈpætʃwɜːrk| — a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
patchy |ˈpætʃɪ| — irregular or uneven in quality, texture, etc.
pate |peɪt| — liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned
patella |pəˈtelə| — a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
patellae |pəˈteliː| — plural form of patella
paten |ˈpatn| — The plate used to hold the host during the Eucharist.
patency |ˈpeɪtnsiː| — the openness (lack of obstruction) of a bodily passage or duct
patent |ˈpætnt| — a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
patent-leather |ˈpætnt leðər| — Leather that has been given a high gloss, shiny finish.
patented |ˈpætəntəd| — (of devices and processes) protected by patent
patentee |ˌpætənˈtiː| — the inventor to whom a patent is issued
patenting |ˈpætəntɪŋ| — Present participle of patent.
patently |ˈpætəntlɪ| — unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
pater |ˈpeɪtər| — an informal use of the Latin word for father; sometimes used by British schoolboys or used facetiously
paterae |ˈpætəriː| — plural form of patera
paterfamilias |ˌpætərfəˈmɪlɪæs| — the male head of family or tribe
paternal |pəˈtɜːrnl| — related on the father's side
paternalism |pəˈtɜːrnəlɪzəm| — the attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good
paternalistic |pəˌtərnəˈlɪstɪk| — benevolent but sometimes intrusive
paternity |pəˈtɜːrnətɪ| — the state of being a father
paternoster |ˌpætəˈnɒstər| — (Roman Catholic Church) the Lord's Prayer in Latin; translates as `our father'
path |pæθ| — a course of conduct
pathetic |pəˈθetɪk| — deserving or inciting pity
pathetical — pathetic
pathfinder |ˈpæθfaɪndər| — someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
pathless |ˈpɑːθləs| — lacking pathways
pathogen |ˈpæθədʒən| — any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism)
pathogenesis |ˌpæθəˈdʒenɪsɪs| — the origination and development of a disease
pathogenetic — Of, pertaining to, or causing pathogenesis.
pathogenic |ˌpæθəˈdʒenɪk| — able to cause disease
pathologic |ˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪk| — caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
pathological |ˌpæθəˈlɑːdʒɪkl| — caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition
pathologist |pəˈθɑlədʒɪst| — a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
pathology |pəˈθɑːlədʒɪ| — the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
pathophysiology |ˌpaθəʊfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ| — (pathology) The physiological processes associated with disease or injury.
pathos |ˈpeɪθɑːs| — a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
pathway |ˈpæθweɪ| — a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
patience |ˈpeɪʃns| — good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
patient |ˈpeɪʃnt| — a person who requires medical care
patiently |ˈpeɪʃəntlɪ| — with patience; in a patient manner
patina |pəˈtiːnə| — a fine coating of oxide (produced by oxidation over a long period of time) on the surface of a metal (particularly copper)
patio |ˈpætɪəʊ| — usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
patois |ˈpætwɑː| — a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
patresfamilias |ˌpeɪtriːzfəˈmɪliːəs| — plural form of paterfamilias
patrial |ˈpeɪtrɪəl| — a person who has the right to be considered legally a British citizen (by virtue of the birth of a parent or grandparent)
patriarch |ˈpeɪtrɪɑːrk| — title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)
patriarchal |ˌpeɪtrɪˈɑːrkl| — characteristic of a form of social organization in which the male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
patriarchate |ˈpeɪtrɪɑːrkət| — the jurisdiction of a patriarch
patriarchy |ˈpeɪtrɪɑːrkɪ| — a form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
patrician |pəˈtrɪʃn| — a person of refined upbringing and manners
patricidal |ˌpætrɪˈsaɪdl| — Of or pertaining to patricide.
patricide |ˈpætrɪsaɪd| — a person who murders their father
patrilineal |ˌpætrɪˈlɪnɪəl| — based on or tracing descent through the male line
patrimonial |ˈpætrəˌməʊnjəl| — inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
patrimony |ˈpætrɪməʊnɪ| — a church endowment
patriot |ˈpeɪtrɪət| — one who loves and defends his or her country
patriotic |ˌpeɪtrɪˈɑːtɪk| — inspired by love for your country
patriotism |ˈpeɪtrɪətɪzəm| — love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
patristic |pəˈtrɪstɪk| — of or relating to the writings of the early church fathers
patrol |pəˈtrəʊl| — a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
patrolman |pəˈtrəʊlmən| — a policeman who patrols a given region
patron |ˈpeɪtrən| — a regular customer
patronage |ˈpætrənɪdʒ| — the act of providing approval and support
patronal |pəˈtrəʊn(ə)l| — patron; protecting; favouring
patroness |ˌpeɪtrənˈes| — a woman who is a patron or the wife of a patron
patronize |ˈpeɪtrənaɪz| — assume sponsorship of
patronizing |ˈpeɪtrəˌnaɪzɪŋ| — (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
patronym |ˈpatrənɪm| — a family name derived from name of your father or a paternal ancestor (especially with an affix (such as -son in English or O'- in Irish) added to the name of your father or a paternal ancestor)
patronymic |ˌpætrəˈnɪmɪk| — a family name derived from name of your father or a paternal ancestor (especially with an affix (such as -son in English or O'- in Irish) added to the name of your father or a paternal ancestor)
patsy |ˈpætsɪ| — a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
patten |ˈpatn| — footwear usually with wooden soles
patter |ˈpætər| — plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
pattern |ˈpætərn| — a perceptual structure
pattern-maker |ˈpætənˌmeɪkə| — Alternative spelling of patternmaker.
patterned |ˈpætərnd| — having patterns (especially colorful patterns)
patterning |ˈpætənɪŋ| — Present participle of pattern.
patternmaker |ˈpætənˌmeɪkə| — someone who makes patterns (as for sewing or carpentry or metalworking)
patty |ˈpætɪ| — small flat mass of chopped food
pattypan |ˈpætɪpæn| — (US) A pan used for baking patties
paucity |ˈpɔːsətɪ| — an insufficient quantity or number
paunch |pɔːntʃ| — a protruding abdomen
paunchy |ˈpɒntʃɪ| — having a large belly
pauper |ˈpɔːpər| — a person who is very poor
pauperism |ˈpɔːrpərɪzəm| — a state of extreme poverty or destitution
pauperization |ˌpɔːrpəraɪˈzeɪʃən| — a state of extreme poverty or destitution
pauperize |ˈpɔːrpəraɪz| — reduce to beggary
pause |pɔːz| — a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
pave |peɪv| — a setting with precious stones so closely set that no metal shows
paved |ˈpeɪvd| — covered with a firm surface
pavement |ˈpeɪvmənt| — the paved surface of a thoroughfare
pavement-artist |ˈpeɪvməntˌɑːtɪst| — An artist who draws pictures on the pavement, often hoping to get donations from the passers-by.
paver |ˈpeɪvər| — A flat stone used to pave a pathway, such as a walkway to one's home.
pavid — fearful, timid
pavilion |pəˈvɪlɪən| — large and often sumptuous tent
paving |ˈpeɪvɪŋ| — material used to pave an area
pavior — a machine for laying pavement
paviour |ˈpeɪvɪə| — a machine for laying pavement
pavonine |ˈpævʌˌnaɪn| — Of or pertaining to the genus Pavo or its sub-family Pavoninae, including the peafowl.
paw |pɔː| — a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
pawky |ˈpɔːkɪ| — cunning and sly
pawl |pɔːl| — a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
pawn |pɔːn| — an article deposited as security
pawnbroker |ˈpɔːnbrəʊkər| — a person who lends money at interest in exchange for personal property that is deposited as security
pawned |ˈpɒnd| — simple past tense and past participle of pawn
pawnee |ˈpɔːniː| — a member of the Pawnee nation formerly living in Nebraska and Kansas but now largely in Oklahoma
pawnshop |ˈpɔːnʃɑːp| — a shop where loans are made with personal property as security
pawpaw |ˈpɔːpɔː| — tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
pax |ˈpæks| — (Roman Catholic Church) a greeting signifying Christian love for those assisting at the Eucharist
pay |peɪ| — something that remunerates
pay back |ˈpeɪ ˈbæk| — act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
pay off |ˈpeɪ ˈɒf| — yield a profit or result
pay out |ˈpeɪ ˈaʊt| — expend, as from a fund
pay up |ˈpeɪ ʌp| — cancel or discharge a debt
pay-as-you-go |ˈpeɪəzjʊˈɡəʊ| — (economics) A financial policy by which capital projects are financed from current revenue in the operating budget rather than through borrowing.
pay-day |ˈpeɪˌde| — The day of the week/month etc. when wages are issued.
pay-dirt |ˈpeɪdɜːt| — (mining) Earth which contains profitable quantities of ore.
pay-off |ˈpeɪˌɒf| — (informal) To bribe, especially to deter oversight.
pay-out |ˈpeɪˌɑːwt| — To distribute money; to disburse
pay-packet |ˈpeɪ pækɪt| — A sealed envelope containing a person's wages.
payable |ˈpeɪəbl| — a liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on credit
payback |ˈpeɪbæk| — financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment)
paycheck |ˈpeɪˌtʃek| — a check issued in payment of wages or salary
payday |ˈpeɪdeɪ| — the day on which you receive pay for your work
payee |ˌpeɪˈiː| — a person to whom money is paid
payer |ˈpeɪər| — a person who pays money for something
paying |ˈpeɪɪŋ| — yielding a fair profit
payload |ˈpeɪləʊd| — the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
paymaster |ˈpeɪmæstər| — a person in charge of paying wages
payment |ˈpeɪmənt| — a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
payoff |ˈpeɪˌɔːf| — the final payment of a debt
payola |peɪˈəʊlə| — a bribe given to a disc jockey to induce him to promote a particular record
payout |ˈpeɪaʊt| — An amount of money paid out.
payroll |ˈpeɪrəʊl| — a list of employees and their salaries
paysheet |ˈpeɪʃiːt| — the total amount of money paid in wages