Synonyms and Antonyms
The Difference Between
Math and Arithmetic
Word and Phrase Origins
Idioms, Cliches, and Slang
Prefixes Suffixes and Root Words
Literature and Language
Sentence and Word Structure
History, Politics & Society
Definitions are the meanings of words.
Asked in Definitions
To work on own initiative?
By seeing things that need to be done and doing them without asking someone. By making improvements to things that you have noticed could be made to make life easier. by doing things above and beyond your job description because you can see that someone needs help. ...
What is an editorial?
An editorial is an article in a newspaper or magazine (or television or radio) that expresses the editor's personal bias.it is exactly what it sounds like that one thing that is written and read for is an editorial.....written by Jacob H...Editorial is not like sub-editor. It is a place in newspaper for reporter to give their idea....
What is a high speed usb host controller?
A hi-speed USB host controller is basically a 2.0 usb port that replaces the 1.0 usb ports that were created a couple years ago. It's faster than the 1.0 usb ports, its still the same shape, but 2.0 has more power and better hardware incorporated. USB 3.0 is also available that is much faster than 2.0. That's the general term for USB2.0, it operates much more faster than USB 1.1 which is know as non Hi-speed. To find out if you have...
Asked in Business & Finance, Loans, Definitions, Planet Mars
What is the meaning of 'Have you ever been bonded'?
The concept of employee bonding is really an insurance matter relating to the employer’s efforts to protect itself against wrongful acts by its employees. In industries where employees have direct access to money or to property, the employer will often be keen to protect itself against the impact of employee theft. Also, certain businesses will be required by their customers to provide proof that they are bonded. For instance, customers of commercial cleaning companies might demand...
Asked in English Language, Definitions
What does 'prove someone s undoing' mean?
In this context, prove means, turns out to be. Undoing means ruin, disaster. So if something proves to be someone's undoing, it means that this thing, whatever it is (a life of crime, drug addiction, compulsive gambling, etc.) has ruined someone's life. Heroin addiction proved to be Frank's undoing. ...
What is declension?
Declension organizes the non-verbal parts of speech so as to indicate case endings gender, and number. Case endings help relate the different parts of speech to the verb, and to the rest of the sentence. In the specific example of Latin, the cases are called as follows: nominative, for the subject of the sentence; genitive, to show possession; dative, for the indirect object; accusative, for the direct object; and ablative, for objects of prepositions. Gender indicates whether an object or person is feminine,...
Asked in Miscellaneous, Definitions
What is Blancita?
I've modified the previous answer here because it disregarded Spanish spelling, but was otherwise correct for the pronunciation "blahn-KEE-tah": "Blanquita", with "qu" instead of "c", means "little white girl" in Spanish. The root word is "blanco"/"blanca" which means white. and the -ita is used to show affection or it could also mean little. Most people think this is derogatory or mean, but in reality, it's not. it just depends on what way it's used. If you were asking about a word or name...
Asked in Teen Dating, Definitions
What does it mean when you hit climax?
Orgasm during sex and it can also mean to hit the high point or peak. "The man hit the climax of his speech, when he quoted Winston Churchill, to the delight of the crowd." and another example of 'climax' is: "The music reached a climax when the violin solo ended." ...
What is a math dictionary?
A math dictionary (or a mathematics dictionary) is usually a dictionary of the definitions of common mathematical terms, formulae and examples of common diagrams and pictures for the uninitiated or those learning math. ...
Asked in Synonyms and Antonyms, Definitions
What is the opposite word for fighting?
There are several kinds of fighting-- one refers to a battle, as in a war. The opposite of fighting a war is living in peace. Then there is another kind of fighting-- it refers to having a heated debate or an argument. The opposite would be collaborating or getting along or agreeing. ...
Asked in English Language, Definitions, Shoes
What is a shoe collector if a bibliophile is a book collector?
A person who collects shoes as a hobbyist, shoes not to be worn but to illustrate the history, variety, or culture of shoes, would be called a 'shoe collector'. A person who collects shoes because they have a pathological addiction to acquiring shoes would be a 'shoe addict'. ...