A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [am; unstressed uh m, m]
    • /æm; unstressed əm, m/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [am; unstressed uh m, m]
    • /æm; unstressed əm, m/

Definitions of am word

  • noun am AM is a method of transmitting radio waves that can be used to broadcast sound. AM is an abbreviation for 'amplitude modulation'. 3
  • countable noun am An AM is a member of the Welsh Assembly. AM is an abbreviation for 'assembly member'. 3
  • noun am Am is the first person singular of the present tense of be1. Am is often shortened to 'm in spoken English. The negative forms are 'I am not' and 'I'm not'. In questions and tags in spoken English, these are usually changed to 'aren't I'. 3
  • noun am Am. is a written abbreviation for American. 3
  • noun am a.m. is used after a number to show that you are referring to a particular time between midnight and noon. Compare p.m. 3
  • abbreviation AM Armenia 3

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Parts of speech for Am


am popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

am usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for am

noun am

  • crack of dawn — the very instant that the sun rises
  • ante meridiem — before noon
  • forenoon — the period of daylight before noon.
  • maGertrude ("Ma") 1886–1939, U.S. blues singer.
  • morrow — Honoré Willsie [on-uh-rey wil-see,, on-uh-rey] /ˈɒn əˌreɪ ˈwɪl si,, ˌɒn əˈreɪ/ (Show IPA), 1880–1940, U.S. novelist.

Antonyms for am

abbreviation am

  • imam — the officiating priest of a mosque.

Top questions with am

  • where am i?
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  • who am i?
  • how far along am i?
  • where am i right now?
  • what time zone am i in?
  • what generation am i?
  • why am i so tired?
  • how many weeks am i?
  • what am i?
  • how many week pregnant am i?
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  • what does am stand for?

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