Found 31 phrases starting with AB:


abide byTo accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it; to conform to; to acquiesce; as, to abide by an award.Rate it:
abide byTo remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.Rate it:
abide withTo remain or live with someone.Rate it:
able seamanordinary sailorRate it:
able to get a word in edgewiseAble to participate in the conversation; able to interrupt another person's monologue.Rate it:
abominable snowmanyetiRate it:
abound inTo have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.Rate it:
abound withTo have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.Rate it:
about timeClose to the right time.Rate it:
about timeFar past the desired time.Rate it:
about toIndicates something that will happen very soon; indicates that something is imminent.Rate it:
about turnA complete change of opinion, direction, etc.Rate it:
about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.Rate it:
above and beyondMore than is expected or required.Rate it:
above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.Rate it:
above boardHonestly, reputably.Rate it:
above one's bendOut of one's control or power.Rate it:
above the curveWith above average innovative performance or quality, especially a trailblazer developing advances before competitors.Rate it:
above the foldThe term "above the fold" refers to the part of a webpage that users can see without scrolling down.Rate it:
above the lawExempt from the laws that apply to everyone else.Rate it:
above the saltOf high standing or honor.Rate it:
above waterOut of difficulty, especially financial.Rate it:
absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:
absent mindedforgetfulRate it:
abstract ideaUsed other than as an idiom: see abstract, idea.Rate it:
abstract ideaAn idea separated from a complex object, or from other ideas which naturally accompany it; as the solidity of marble when contemplated apart from its color or figure.Rate it:
abstract nonsenseDetails which involve diagram chasing.Rate it:
abstract verbUsed other than as an idiom: see abstract, verb.Rate it:
abstract verbA verb of motion whose motion is multidirectional (as opposed to unidirectional) or indirect, or whose action is repeated or in a series (iterative), instead of being a single, completed action. Abstract verbs are always imperfective in aspect, even with prefixes that are normally associated with the perfective aspect.Rate it:
abuse of distressa wrongful using of an animal or chattel distrained, by the distrainerRate it:
abut onTo border on.Rate it:

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