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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Jun
10
2014

enjoin

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

ihn joIn

transitive verb

1: to order or recommend emphatically.
They enjoined absolute secrecy until the unveiling of the painting.
The commandment enjoins us to honor the Sabbath.

2: to forbid, especially by legal order.
He was enjoined from seeing his children.