Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A definition is an explanation of the meaning of a word.

Examples: (noun) Can you give me a definition for “imprisonment”? (noun) ESL students often check definitions in their dictionaries. (noun) The sentence before this one is a definition.

Synonyms: nouns: explanation, meaning.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 B