English dictionary


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

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