5 letter word starting with an

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
anaks noun pl. A race of giants living in Palestine.
ancle noun See Ankle.
ancon noun The olecranon, or the elbow., Alt. of Ancone
anear preposition & adverb Near., To near; to approach.
anele verb t. To anoint., To give extreme unction to.
anent adjective Over against; as, he lives anent the church., About; concerning; in respect; as, he said nothing anent this particular.
angel noun A messenger., A spiritual, celestial being, superior to man in power and intelligence. In the Scriptures the angels appear as God’s messengers., One of a class of “fallen angels;” an evil spirit; as, the devil and his angels., A minister or pastor of a church, as in the Seven Asiatic churches., Attendant spirit; genius; demon., An appellation given to a person supposed to be of angelic goodness or loveliness; a darling., An ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael. It varied in value from 6s. 8d. to 10s.
anger noun Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc., A strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism, excited by a real or supposed injury or insult to one’s self or others, or by the intent to do such injury., To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame., To excite to anger; to enrage; to provoke.
angle noun The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook., The figure made by. two lines which meet., The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle., A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment., A name given to four of the twelve astrological “houses.”, A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod., To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line., To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise., To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure.
angor noun Great anxiety accompanied by painful constriction at the upper part of the belly, often with palpitation and oppression.
angry superl. Troublesome; vexatious; rigorous., Inflamed and painful, as a sore., Touched with anger; under the emotion of anger; feeling resentment; enraged; — followed generally by with before a person, and at before a thing., Showing anger; proceeding from anger; acting as if moved by anger; wearing the marks of anger; as, angry words or tones; an angry sky; angry waves., Red., Sharp; keen; stimulated.
anigh preposition & adverb Nigh.
anile adjective Old-womanish; imbecile.
anime adjective Of a different tincture from the animal itself; — said of the eyes of a rapacious animal., A resin exuding from a tropical American tree (Hymenaea courbaril), and much used by varnish makers.
animi plural of Animus
anion noun An electro-negative element, or the element which, in electro-chemical decompositions, is evolved at the anode; — opposed to cation.
anise noun An umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds., The fruit or seeds of this plant.
anker noun A liquid measure in various countries of Europe. The Dutch anker, formerly also used in England, contained about 10 of the old wine gallons, or 8/ imperial gallons.
ankle noun The joint which connects the foot with the leg; the tarsus.
annat noun A half years’s stipend, over and above what is owing for the incumbency, due to a minister’s heirs after his decease.
annal noun See Annals.
annex verb t. To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; — followed by to., To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater., To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt., To join; to be united., Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.
annoy noun To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to tease; to ruffle in mind; to vex; as, I was annoyed by his remarks., To molest, incommode, or harm; as, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade., A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislikes; also, whatever causes such a feeling; as, to work annoy.
annul adjective To reduce to nothing; to obliterate., To make void or of no effect; to nullify; to abolish; to do away with; — used appropriately of laws, decrees, edicts, decisions of courts, or other established rules, permanent usages, and the like, which are made void by component authority.
anode noun The positive pole of an electric battery, or more strictly the electrode by which the current enters the electrolyte on its way to the other pole; — opposed to cathode.
anoil verb t. To anoint with oil.
anomy noun Disregard or violation of law.
anona noun A genus of tropical or subtropical plants of the natural order Anonaceae, including the soursop.
anorn verb t. To adorn.
ansae plural of Ansa
an ‘t An it, that is, and it or if it. See An, conj.
antae plural of Anta
ante- A Latin preposition and prefix; akin to Gr. ‘anti`, Skr. anti, Goth. and-, anda- (only in comp.), AS. and-, ond-, (only in comp.: cf. Answer, Along), G. ant-, ent- (in comp.). The Latin ante is generally used in the sense of before, in regard to position, order, or time, and the Gr. ‘anti` in that of opposite, or in the place of.
antes noun pl. Antae. See Anta.
antic adjective Old; antique., , Odd; fantastic; fanciful; grotesque; ludicrous., A buffoon or merry-andrew; one that practices odd gesticulations; the Fool of the old play., An odd imagery, device, or tracery; a fantastic figure., A grotesque trick; a piece of buffoonery; a caper., A grotesque representation., An antimask., To make appear like a buffoon., To perform antics.
antre noun A cavern.
antra plural of Antrum
anura noun pl. One of the orders of amphibians characterized by the absence of a tail, as the frogs and toads.
anury noun Nonsecretion or defective secretion of urine; ischury.
anvil noun An iron block, usually with a steel face, upon which metals are hammered and shaped., Anything resembling an anvil in shape or use., the incus. See Incus., To form or shape on an anvil; to hammer out; as, anviled armor.