Synonyms in English – Word list – A – F

Here you will find a table of words and their synonyms. We only listed typical synonyms ansd recommend using a good dictionary.

Word Synonym
about approximately
abstract summary
to accomplish to achieve
to accumulate to build up
to administer to manage
to admit to confess
almost nearly
animated lively
to annoy to irritate, to bother
to answer to reply
anyway besides
apparent obvious
to appear to seem
applicable relevant
appreciable considerable
ardour passion
arise occur
aromatic fragrant
to arrive to reach
artful crafty
association organization
to assure to guarantee
attractive appealing
away absent
awful terrible
backbone spine
backside behind, bottom
bad (not good) poor, naughty
ballot poll
to bear on sth. to affect
to beat to defeat
becoming fitting
to begin to start
to behave to act
believable plausible
belly stomach
bendy flexible
beneficiant generous
beneficial favourable
bid tender
bizarre weird
blameless innocent
bloodbath massacre
bloodless cold
branch department
brave courageous
to bring sth. back to reintroduce
to bring sth. on to cause
to bring sb. up to raise
brow forehead
bum backside, behind, bottom
business commerce, trade
busy (telephone) engaged
candy sweet
to categorize to classify
to categorise
charter constitution
cheesy corny, tacky
chiefly mainly
choosy picky
to chop to cut
chorus refrain
citation quotation
to cite to quote
class lesson, course
clerk receptionist
clever intelligent
to close to shut
coiffure hairstyle
to collapse to break down
to collect to gather
comfort consolation
comic comedian
commencement graduation
complete total
completely totally
concord harmony
to condemn to sentence
confederate accomplice
to confine to restrict
conflict clash
to conform to comply
to confuse to mix up
to connect to associate, to put through (telephone)
considerate thoughtful
constancy fidelity
constant fixed
constitution structure
construction (lit.) interpretation
to consult to refer to
contemporary modern
continuous continual
contrary opposite
convention conference
to convey to communicate
to cope to manage
correct right
couch sofa
crook criminal
crusade campaign
cube dice
curative healing
curler roller
cussed stubborn
dash sprint
daybreak dawn
deceptive misleading
decontrol deregulate
dedicated committed
to deduce to infer
defective faulty
deliberate planned
deliberately intentionally
delicate fragile
to demostrate to protest
to denationalize to privatize
to denationalise
denims jeans
to denote to indicate, to represent
to deprave to corrupt
depraved wicked, evil
to desert to abandon
deserted abandoned
destiny fate
detached indifferent
devil satan
dicy risky
to differentiate to distinguish
to diminish to decrease
disadvantaged deprived
disagreeable unpleasant
to disappear to vanish
disaster catastrophe
to disclaim to deny
to disclose to reveal
discount reduction
disgrace shame
domesticate cultivate
dossier file
dubious doubtful
dull (person) stupid
eager keen
earth soil
ecocnomic profitable
egocentric selfish
to elevate to raise, to promote
to emphasise to stress
to emphasize
to encounter to come across
enormous huge, immense
to enquire to investigate
equity fairness
especially particularly
essential fundamental
to establish to set up
to evaluate to assess
everlasting eternal
exactly precisely
except apart from
to expire to run out
to explode to blow up
extra additional
to fabricate to manufacture
famous famed, renowned
fanatic enthusiast
fantastic great, brilliant
to float to drift
fool idiot
foolish silly
forehead brow
to foretell to predict
formerly previously
fortunate lucky
foxy cunning
foyer lobby
fragrance perfume
French dressing vinaigrette
to function to operate

Ulrike Schroedter contributed to the list.