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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jey]
    • /dʒeɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jey]
    • /dʒeɪ/

Definitions of j word

  • noun plural j the tenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant. 1
  • noun plural j any spoken sound represented by the letter J or j, as in just, major, or rajah. 1
  • noun plural j something having the shape of a J . 1
  • noun plural j a written or printed representation of the letter J or j. 1
  • noun plural j a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter J or j. 1
  • noun j (in electrical engineering and electronics) the imaginary quantity equal to the square root of minus one. 1

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Parts of speech for J


j popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% 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".

j usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for j

verb j

  • run — execution
  • abscond — If someone absconds from somewhere such as a prison, they escape from it or leave it without permission.
  • amble — When you amble, you walk slowly and in a relaxed manner.
  • barrel — A barrel is a large, round container for liquids or food.
  • bolt — A bolt is a long metal object which screws into a nut and is used to fasten things together.

Antonyms for j

verb j

  • continue — If someone or something continues to do something, they keep doing it and do not stop.
  • dally — If you dally, you act or move very slowly, wasting time.
  • dawdle — If you dawdle, you spend more time than is necessary going somewhere.
  • delay — If you delay doing something, you do not do it immediately or at the planned or expected time, but you leave it until later.
  • face — the front part of the head, from the forehead to the chin.

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