5 letter word starting with as

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
asses plural of As
ascii noun pl. Alt. of Ascians
ascus noun A small membranous bladder or tube in which are inclosed the seedlike reproductive particles or sporules of lichens and certain fungi.
ashen adjective Of or pertaining to the ash tree., Consisting of, or resembling, ashes; of a color between brown and gray, or white and gray., obs. pl. for Ashes.
ashes noun pl. The earthy or mineral particles of combustible substances remaining after combustion, as of wood or coal., Specifically: The remains of the human body when burnt, or when “returned to dust” by natural decay., The color of ashes; deathlike paleness.
asian adjective Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic., An Asiatic.
aside adverb On, or to, one side; out of a straight line, course, or direction; at a little distance from the rest; out of the way; apart., Out of one’s thoughts; off; away; as, to put aside gloomy thoughts., So as to be heard by others; privately., Something spoken aside; as, a remark made by a stageplayer which the other players are not supposed to hear.
asked imp. & past participle of Ask
asker noun One who asks; a petitioner; an inquirer., An ask; a water newt.
askew adverb & adjective Awry; askance; asquint; oblique or obliquely; — sometimes indicating scorn, or contempt, or entry.
aslug adverb Sluggishly.
asoak adjective Soaking.
aspen noun Alt. of Asp, Of or pertaining to the aspen, or resembling it; made of aspen wood.
asper adjective Rough; rugged; harsh; bitter; stern; fierce., The rough breathing; a mark (/) placed over an initial vowel sound or over / to show that it is aspirated, that is, pronounced with h before it; thus “ws, pronounced h/s, “rh`twr, pronounced hra”t/r., A Turkish money of account (formerly a coin), of little value; the 120th part of a piaster.
aspic noun The venomous asp., A piece of ordnance carrying a 12 pound shot., A European species of lavender (Lavandula spica), which produces a volatile oil. See Spike., A savory meat jelly containing portions of fowl, game, fish, hard boiled eggs, etc.
assai A direction equivalent to very; as, adagio assai, very slow.
assay noun Trial; attempt; essay., Examination and determination; test; as, an assay of bread or wine., Trial by danger or by affliction; adventure; risk; hardship; state of being tried., Tested purity or value., The act or process of ascertaining the proportion of a particular metal in an ore or alloy; especially, the determination of the proportion of gold or silver in bullion or coin., The alloy or metal to be assayed., To try; to attempt; to apply., To affect., To try tasting, as food or drink., To subject, as an ore, alloy, or other metallic compound, to chemical or metallurgical examination, in order to determine the amount of a particular metal contained in it, or to ascertain its composition., To attempt, try, or endeavor.
asset noun Any article or separable part of one’s assets.
assot verb t. To besot; to befool; to beguile; to infatuate., Dazed; foolish; infatuated.
astay adverb An anchor is said to be astay, when, in heaving it, an acute angle is formed between the cable and the surface of the water.
astel noun An arch, or ceiling, of boards, placed over the men’s heads in a mine.
aster noun A genus of herbs with compound white or bluish flowers; starwort; Michaelmas daisy., A plant of the genus Callistephus. Many varieties (called China asters, German asters, etc.) are cultivated for their handsome compound flowers.
astir adverb & adjective Stirring; in a state of activity or motion; out of bed.
aston verb t. Alt. of Astone
astun verb t. To stun.
asura noun An enemy of the gods, esp. one of a race of demons and giants.
asyla plural of Asylum