5 letter word starting with af

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
affix verb t. To subjoin, annex, or add at the close or end; to append to; to fix to any part of; as, to affix a syllable to a word; to affix a seal to an instrument; to affix one’s name to a writing., To fix or fasten in any way; to attach physically., To attach, unite, or connect with; as, names affixed to ideas, or ideas affixed to things; to affix a stigma to a person; to affix ridicule or blame to any one., To fix or fasten figuratively; — with on or upon; as, eyes affixed upon the ground., That which is affixed; an appendage; esp. one or more letters or syllables added at the end of a word; a suffix; a postfix.
afire adverb & adjective On fire.
aflat adverb Level with the ground; flat.
aflow adverb & adjective Flowing.
afoam adverb & adjective In a foaming state; as, the sea is all afoam.
afoot adverb On foot., Fig.: In motion; in action; astir; in progress.
afore adverb Before., In the fore part of a vessel., Before (in all its senses)., Before; in front of; farther forward than; as, afore the windlass.
afoul adverb & adjective In collision; entangled.
afric adjective African., Africa.
afrit noun Alt. of Afreet
after adjective Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding; as, an after period of life., Hinder; nearer the rear., To ward the stern of the ship; — applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway., Behind in place; as, men in line one after another., Below in rank; next to in order., Later in time; subsequent; as, after supper, after three days. It often precedes a clause. Formerly that was interposed between it and the clause., Subsequent to and in consequence of; as, after what you have said, I shall be careful., Subsequent to and notwithstanding; as, after all our advice, you took that course., Moving toward from behind; following, in search of; in pursuit of., Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to; as, to look after workmen; to inquire after a friend; to thirst after righteousness., In imitation of; in conformity with; after the manner of; as, to make a thing after a model; a picture after Rubens; the boy takes after his father., According to; in accordance with; in conformity with the nature of; as, he acted after his kind., According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting., Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after.