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English words starting with i

I

ˈʌɪədiːn

Meanings of I:

suffix

A connecting vowel chiefly forming words ending in -ana, -ferous, -fic, -form, -fy, -gerous, -vorous.

noun

The ninth letter of the alphabet.

Usage examples:

The letter i is made up of a single minim, with or without a dot above it.
pronoun

Used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself.

Usage examples:

Accept me for what i am
abbreviation

Island(s) or isle(s) (chiefly on maps).

Electric current.

Usage examples:

V = i/r

Meanings of I wouldn’t put it past (someone):

idiom

Infml i would not be surprised if someone did something

Usage examples:

I wouldn’t put it past helena to tell a secret, especially if it helped her in some way.

Meanings of I-dare-say:

verb

Used to say that you agree or think that something is true

Usage examples:

"she's got a lot of admirers." "i daresay - she's very beautiful.", he gets paid a lot of money, bu…

Meanings of I-guess:

verb

To give an answer to a question when you do not have all the facts and so cannot be certain if you are right

Usage examples:

[ i ] i didn’t know the answer, so i had to guess., [ + (that) clause ] he guessed (that) she was a…

Meanings of I-take-it:

idiom

Said if you think that what you say is likely to be true, although it is not proved

Usage examples:

You'll be staying the night, i take it?, so we can take it you've resigned?

Meanings of I’ve had it up to here:

phrase

Have no patience left to tolerate something or someone.

Usage examples:

They have had it up to here with being bossed around

Ia

ɪə

Meanings of Ia:

suffix

Forming nouns adopted unchanged from latin or greek (such as mania, militia ), and modern latin terms (such as utopia ).

abbreviation

Iowa (in official postal use).

Iamb

ˈʌɪam(b)

Meanings of Iamb:

noun

Another term for iambus.

Iambi

ʌɪˈambəs

Meanings of Iambi:

noun

A metrical foot consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable.

Usage examples:

Of the five kinds of feet illustrated here, the iambus is by far the most often used in english ver…

Meanings of Iambics:

noun

Iambic verse as a genre.

Usage examples:

Common metrical patterns in both poetry and music are iambic, trochaic, dactylic, amphibrachic, ana…
adjective

Of or using iambuses.

Usage examples:

The epilogue is written in the finest iambic verse

Iambs

ˈaɪ.æm

Meanings of Iambs:

noun

Another term for iambus.

Iambus

ʌɪˈambəs

Meanings of Iambus:

noun

A metrical foot consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable.

Usage examples:

Of the five kinds of feet illustrated here, the iambus is by far the most often used in english ver…

Iambuses

ʌɪˈambəs

Meanings of Iambuses:

noun

A metrical foot consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable.

Usage examples:

Of the five kinds of feet illustrated here, the iambus is by far the most often used in english ver…

Meanings of Iapetus:

proper noun

A satellite of saturn, the seventeenth closest to the planet, having one bright icy side and one very dark side, discovered by cassini in 1671 (diameter 1,440 km).

Meanings of Iatrochemistry:

noun

A school of thought of the 16th and 17th centuries which sought to understand medicine and physiology in terms of chemistry.

Usage examples:

In 1608, oswald croll published his basilica chymica, a treatise devoted to a predominantly paracel…

Iatrogenic

aɪˌæt.rəˈdʒen.ɪk

Meanings of Iatrogenic:

adjective

Relating to illness caused by medical examination or treatment.

Usage examples:

Drugs may cause side effects which can lead to iatrogenic disease

Ib

ˈɪbɪd

Meanings of Ib:

adverb

Short for ibid.

abbreviation

International baccalaureate.

noun

A set of examinations intended to qualify successful candidates for higher education in any of several countries.

Meanings of Iba:

abbreviation

(in the uk) independent broadcasting authority.

Meanings of Iberia:

proper noun

The ancient name for the iberian peninsula.

Iberian

aɪˈbɪə.ri.ən

Meanings of Iberian:

adjective

Relating to or denoting iberia, or the countries of spain and portugal.

Usage examples:

The russian countries and the iberian countries - spain and portugal - are both into it in quite a …
noun

A native of iberia, especially in ancient times.

Usage examples:

Its original inhabitants were iberians and celts who were later conquered by the romans and the moo…

Iberians

ʌɪˈbɪərɪən

Meanings of Iberians:

noun

A native of iberia, especially in ancient times.

Usage examples:

Its original inhabitants were iberians and celts who were later conquered by the romans and the moo…
adjective

Relating to or denoting iberia, or the countries of spain and portugal.

Usage examples:

The russian countries and the iberian countries - spain and portugal - are both into it in quite a …

Ibexes

ˈʌɪbɛks

Meanings of Ibexes:

noun

A wild mountain goat with long, thick ridged horns and a beard, found in parts of central asia and in ethiopia.

Usage examples:

If you are lucky you may see an ibex, or wild mountain goat.

Ibid

ˈɪbɪd

Meanings of Ibid:

adverb

In the same source (used to save space in textual references to a quoted work which has been mentioned in a previous reference).

Usage examples:

(ibid. p. 57)

Ibidem

ˈɪb.ɪ.dem

Meanings of Ibidem:

adverb

The full form of ibid.

Ibis

ˈʌɪbɪs

Meanings of Ibis:

noun

A large wading bird with a long downcurved bill, long neck, and long legs.

Usage examples:

Inland species may associate with herons, egrets, storks, ibises, and spoonbills.

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