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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wahy]
    • /waɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wahy]
    • /waɪ/

Definitions of y word

  • noun plural y the 25th letter of the English alphabet, a semivowel. 1
  • noun plural y any spoken sound represented by the letter Y or y, as in yet, city, or rhythm. 1
  • noun plural y something having the shape of a Y . 1
  • noun plural y a written or printed representation of the letter Y or y. 1
  • noun plural y a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter Y or y. 1
  • noun y Year(s). 1

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Parts of speech for Y


y 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".

Synonyms for y

noun y

  • corner — A corner is a point or an area where two or more edges, sides, or surfaces of something join.
  • edge — a line or border at which a surface terminates: Grass grew along the edges of the road. The paper had deckle edges.
  • intersection — a place where two or more roads meet, especially when at least one is a major highway; junction.
  • slant — to veer or angle away from a given level or line, especially from a horizontal; slope.
  • twist — to combine, as two or more strands or threads, by winding together; intertwine.

Antonyms for y

noun y

  • center — a point equally distant from all points on the circumference of a circle or surface of a sphere
  • centre — A centre is a building where people have meetings, take part in a particular activity, or get help of some kind.
  • middle — equally distant from the extremes or outer limits; central: the middle point of a line; the middle singer in a trio.

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