Dictionary.com

g

1
Save This Word!

abbreviation

Psychology. general intelligence.
gram; grams.
Electronics. grid.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Words nearby g

Definition for g (2 of 9)

Definition for g (3 of 9)

G1

or g

[ jee ]
/ dʒi /

noun, plural G's or Gs, g's or gs.

the seventh letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter G or g, as in get, German, or camouflage.
something having the shape of a G.
a written or printed representation of the letter G or g.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter G or g.

Definition for g (4 of 9)

G2
[ jee ]
/ dʒi /

noun, plural Gs or G's.

Aerospace. gravitational force: The pilot pulled 3 Gs during the steep dive.Sometimes g

Definition for g (5 of 9)

G3

abbreviation

Trademark. general: a rating assigned to a movie by the Motion Picture Association of America indicating that the film is suitable for general audiences, or children as well as adults.
Compare NC-17, PG1, PG-13, R3.

Definition for g (6 of 9)

G4

abbreviation

Informal. grand: a sum of one thousand dollars.
gay.
Psychology. general intelligence.
good.

Definition for g (7 of 9)

G5

Symbol.

the seventh in order or in a series.
Music.
  1. the fifth tone in the scale of C major or the seventh tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.
  2. a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.
  3. a written or printed note representing this tone.
  4. (in the fixed system of solmization) the fifth tone of the scale of C major, called sol.
  5. the tonality having G as the tonic note.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 400.Compare Roman numerals.
Electricity.
  1. conductance.
  2. gauss (def. 1).
Physics, Astronomy. gravitational constant.
Biochemistry.
  1. glycine.
  2. guanine.

Definition for g (8 of 9)

g.

abbreviation

Definition for g (9 of 9)

G.

abbreviation

gourde; gourdes.
(specific) gravity.
Gulf.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for g

British Dictionary definitions for g (1 of 4)

g

G

/ (dʒiː) /

noun plural g's, G's or Gs

the seventh letter and fifth consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually either a voiced velar stop, as in grass, or a voiced palato-alveolar affricate, as in page

British Dictionary definitions for g (2 of 4)

g

symbol for

gallon(s)
gram(s)
acceleration of free fall (due to gravity) near the surface of the earth
grav

British Dictionary definitions for g (3 of 4)

G

symbol for

British Dictionary definitions for g (4 of 4)

G.

g.


abbreviation for

Gulf
guilder(s)
guinea(s)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for g (1 of 3)

g 11
[ jē ]

n.

A unit of acceleration equal to the acceleration caused by gravity at the earth's surface, about 9.8 meters (32 feet) per second per second.

Medical definitions for g (2 of 3)

g 22

abbr.

gram

Medical definitions for g (3 of 3)

G

abbr.

glucose
gravitational constant
guanine
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for g (1 of 2)

g

The symbol for acceleration of gravity.
A symbol for g-force.
Abbreviation of gram

Scientific definitions for g (2 of 2)

G

The symbol for gauss.
A symbol for g-force.
The symbol for gravitational constant.
Abbreviation of guanine
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Book Your Online Tutor Now