1st person singular present indicative of be.
Other definitions for Am (2 of 7)
Other definitions for AM (3 of 7)
Electronics.amplitude modulation: a method of impressing a signal on a radio carrier wave by varying its amplitude.
Radio. a system of broadcasting by means of amplitude modulation.
of, relating to, or utilizing such a system.: Compare FM
Other definitions for a.m. (4 of 7)
the period from midnight to noon, especially the period of daylight prior to noon: Shall we meet Saturday a.m.?
a morning newspaper, sometimes issued shortly before midnight.
- Compare p.m.
Other definitions for A/m (5 of 7)
ampere per meter.
Other definitions for Am. (6 of 7)
Other definitions for A.M. (7 of 7)
Master of Arts.
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How to use am in a sentence
In an ad called “Spelling Bee,” a young child spells “Pryor” as “O-B-A-M-A,” to which the judge says, “Close enough.”
Off the field, the Texas A&M stud was the most hyped college football player since Tim Tebow.Don’t Cry for Johnny Football. The NFL’s 22nd Pick Will Do Just Fine. | Ben Teitelbaum | May 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Abe Rosenthal—A. M. Rosenthal was his legendary byline—has been gone for only six years, dead at 84.
The death of a Florida A&M band member exposes the secret hazing rituals that can plague historically black colleges.FAMU ‘Marching 100’ Case Raises Veil on Secret Hazing Rituals | Allison Samuels | May 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He secured the role of drum major in his high school marching band and got accepted to Florida A&M in 2005.FAMU ‘Marching 100’ Case Raises Veil on Secret Hazing Rituals | Allison Samuels | May 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was exactly two A. M. when he commenced on the Chicago bill.The Call of the Beaver Patrol | V. T. Sherman
The wounded, of which there were a number, were now taken to the camp about 11 A. M.South American Fights and Fighters | Cyrus Townsend Brady
He rose, summer and winter, at two A. M., and passed an hour and three quarters immersed in ice water.The Fiend's Delight | Dod Grile
He passed quietly away at half-past three A. M., October 19, 1888, at the age of seventy-two.Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler | Pardee Butler
The experiment was made on the 26th of April, about eleven oclock A. M. in presence of all the officers.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
British Dictionary definitions for am (1 of 8)
(used with I) a form of the present tense (indicative mood) of be 1
British Dictionary definitions for am (3 of 8)
British Dictionary definitions for Am (4 of 8)
British Dictionary definitions for AM (5 of 8)
Assembly Member (of the National Assembly of Wales)
US Master of Arts
Also: am amplitude modulation
Member of the Order of Australia
Armenia (international car registration)
British Dictionary definitions for a.m. (6 of 8)
ante meridiem: Compare p.m.
British Dictionary definitions for Am. (7 of 8)
British Dictionary definitions for A/M (8 of 8)
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Scientific definitions for Am (1 of 2)
Scientific definitions for AM (2 of 2)
Abbreviation of amplitude modulation
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