DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
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Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Definition for m (2 of 14)
magnetic pole strength.
Definition for m (3 of 14)
[ m ]
/ m /
contraction of am:I'm not thirsty.
Definition for m (4 of 14)
[ em ]
/ ɛm /
noun, plural M's or Ms, m's or ms.
the thirteenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter M or m, as in my, summer, or him.
something having the shape of an M.
a written or printed representation of the letter M or m.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter M or m.
Definition for m (5 of 14)
Economics. monetary aggregate: issued periodically by the Federal Reserve Board as various measures of money supply (M-1, M-1A, M-2 , etc.).Compare L
British. motorway (used with a road number to designate a major highway): the M1.
Definition for m (6 of 14)
the thirteenth in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the twelfth.
(sometimes lowercase) the Roman numeral for 1000.Compare Roman numerals.
Definition for m (7 of 14)
variant of Mac-.
Definition for m (8 of 14)
(referring especially to the use of wireless electronic devices) mobile: m-commerce; m-business.
Definition for m (9 of 14)
U.S. Military. (used to designate the production model of military equipment, as the M-1 rifle.)
Definition for m (10 of 14)
Origin of m.1
From the Latin word merīdiēs
Definition for m (11 of 14)
(in prescriptions) mix.
Origin of m.2
From the Latin word misce
Definition for m (12 of 14)
(in Germany) mark; marks.
Definition for m (13 of 14)
Origin of M.1
From the Latin word merīdiēs
Definition for m (14 of 14)
plural MM. Monsieur.
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British Dictionary definitions for m (1 of 9)
/ (ɛm) /
noun plural m's, M's or Ms
the 13th letter and tenth consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a bilabial nasal, as in mat
British Dictionary definitions for m (2 of 9)
British Dictionary definitions for m (3 of 9)
British Dictionary definitions for m (4 of 9)
astronomy Messier catalogue; a catalogue published in 1784, in which 103 nebulae and clusters are listed using a numerical systemM13 is the globular cluster in Hercules
(in Britain) motorwaythe M1 runs from London to Leeds
- mature audience (used to describe a category of film certified as suitable for viewing by anyone over the age of 15)
- (as modifier)an M film
logic the middle term of a syllogism
physics mutual inductance
(Roman numeral) 1000See Roman numerals
Malta (international car registration)
British Dictionary definitions for m (5 of 9)
a variant of Mac-
British Dictionary definitions for m (6 of 9)
short for meta- (def. 4)
British Dictionary definitions for m (7 of 9)
indicating the use of mobile-communications technologym-banking
British Dictionary definitions for m (8 of 9)
cricket maiden (over)
British Dictionary definitions for m (9 of 9)
(in titles) Member
Also: M plural MM or MM French Monsieur
Word Origin for M.
sense 4) French equivalent of Mr
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Medical definitions for m (1 of 3)
Medical definitions for m (2 of 3)
Medical definitions for m (3 of 3)
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Scientific definitions for m
Abbreviation of mass, meter
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