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There are 31 meanings of the word Ab.

Ab - as a noun

A bachelor's degree in arts and sciences

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
artium baccalaurensba4bachelor of arts

The eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the jewish calendar (in july and august)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

The blood group whose red cells carry both the a and b antigens

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
group abtype ab

Ab - as a verb

To abseil.

(now rare outside medicine) to miscarry; to bring forth (non-living) offspring prematurely.

To cause a premature termination of (a fetus); to end a pregnancy before term.

To end prematurely; to stop in the preliminary stages; to turn back.

To stop or fail at something in the preliminary stages.

To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to cease organic growth before maturation; to become sterile.

To cause an organism to develop minimally; to cause rudimentary development to happen; to prevent maturation.

To abandon a mission at any point after the beginning of the mission and prior to its completion.

To terminate a mission involving a missile or rocket; to destroy a missile or rocket prematurely.

To terminate a process prior to completion.

Ab - as an adverb

On all sides; around.

Example: "I looked about at the scenery that surrounded me."

Here and there; around; in one place and another; up and down.

Example: "Bits of old machinery were lying about."

From one place or position to another in succession; indicating repeated movement or activity.

Example: "Walking about;  rushing about;  jumping about;  thrashing about"

Indicating unproductive or unstructured activity.

Example: "Messing about;  fooling about;  loafing about"

Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence in quality, manner, degree, quantity, or time; almost.

Example: "Dinner's about ready."

Near; in the vicinity.

To a reversed order; half round; facing in the opposite direction; from a contrary point of view.

Example: "To face about;  to turn oneself about"

In succession; one after another; in the course of events.

In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; in circumference.

Example: "A mile about, and a third of a mile across"

Ab - as a preposition

In a circle around; all round; on every side of; on the outside of.

Example: "The snake was coiled about his ankle."

Over or upon different parts of; through or over in various directions; here and there in; to and fro in; throughout.

Example: "He was well known about town."

Indicates that something will happen very soon; indicates a plan or intention to do something.

Concerning; with regard to; on account of; on the subject of; to affect.

Example: "He talked a lot about his childhood."

Concerned with; engaged in; intent on.

Example: "To be about one's business"

Within or in the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or proximity to; near, as to place.

Example: "I can't find my reading glasses, but they must be somewhere about the house."

On one's person; nearby the person.

Example: "I had no weapon about me but a stick."

In or near, as in mental faculties or in the possession of; under the control of; at one's command; in one's makeup.

Example: "He has his wits about him."

Example Sentences

"I bought an ab roller to strengthen my core."
"She had well-defined abs from years of dedicated training."
"He had to undergo several ab exercises to improve his posture."
"The fitness instructor guided us through a series of ab workouts."
"The ab machine at the gym helps to tone the abdominal muscles."
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Word Game Points

Is AB a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, ab is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

AB has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is AB a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, ab is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
AB has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 5.

Is AB a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, ab is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
AB has a WORDFEUD points total of 5.

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