Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    carouse

    k@ raUz

    intransitive verb
    to revel in a boisterous and drunken manner.
    They’d been carousing in the bar and were now staggering home, still singing and shouting.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    notify

    no tih faI

    transitive verb
    to give notice to; tell or inform, esp. formally.
    The contest judges notified the winners by mail.
    Who should we notify in case of an emergency?
    The landlord notified the tenants that the water would be shut off in the morning.

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Oct
21
2013

displace

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

dIs pleIs

transitive verb

1. to force out of a homeland or established place.
example: The war displaced thousands of families.

2. to move out of the customary or proper place.
example: I could see that things in my room had been displaced.

3. to take the place of.
example: Compact disks displaced cassette tapes.

4. to force out of a position; oust.
example: The rebel government displaced the elected leadership.
example: After years of winning the championship, our team was finally displaced.