Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
Yours, Etc.: Origins and Uses of 8 Sign-Offs
matters of general interest or concern, especially those dealing with current social or political issues.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for
Listen to talk, music,
and other programming.
The direction of
has been wrested from the royal authority.
He is unfit to manage
who knows not how to rule at home his household.
her whole employment was to pray, read good books, visit and serve the poor with her own hands.
The people demand reform in the administration of the government and the application of business principles to
The holy founder, notwithstanding his reluctancy, was often employed in
No hurry of
, even in the midst of his wars, ever made him interrupt this custom.
He was not all this time an indifferent spectator of
And these two were of those whom they style agents for the
Again he converses for some fifteen minutes upon the
Discover our greatest slideshows
8 Words That Are Older Than You...
Know These 9 Commonly Confused...
Carried Away: 9 Words About Wind
7 Books Written About World War I
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
These things do not happen by chance. There is much less luck in public affairs than some suppose.
The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know much. In public affairs, in...
(...) and such a person should never be entrusted with public affairs.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Nearby words for public affairs
public address system
public broadcasting service
public domain software
public enemy number one