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apprehensive feeling anxiety about future events.
apprentice one who works for another to learn his or her skill or trade. [3 definitions]
apprenticeship the process of working for another to learn that person's skill or trade, or the act of becoming engaged in this way.
apprise to inform (often fol. by of).
apprize variant of apprise.
approach to come or go near to. [9 definitions]
approachable available to others; easily approached.
approbation approval; praise. [2 definitions]
appropriate fitting the practical or social requirements of the situation; seemly; suitable. [3 definitions]
appropriation the act of appropriating, or something appropriated. [2 definitions]
approval the act of approving. [2 definitions]
approve to give official sanction to. [3 definitions]
approx. abbreviation of "approximate" or "approximately."
approximate very close in accuracy; nearly exact or correct. [6 definitions]
approximately close to, in the area of.
approximation the act of approximating. [3 definitions]
appurtenance something that supplements a more important thing; adjunct. [2 definitions]
Apr. abbreviation of "April," the fourth month of the Gregorian calendar year, having thirty days.
apraxia a disorder that prevents certain complex muscular movements, caused by damage to the brain.
a pretty penny (informal) a high price or large amount of money.
apricot a soft round fruit with fuzzy orange-pink or yellow skin. [3 definitions]