logo
Writing Improvement Software

handbook: Associated Words Filter by Noun/Verb/Adjective/Adverb, Position, Positive/Negative, Common/Rare, Syllables & more. Words described by handbook & Words describing handbook

Refine Wordlist

Part of speech

Sentiment

Word Position

Usage Frequency

Number of Syllables


pyrography

  • noun the act of producing drawings on wood or leather by using heated tools or a fine flame

More 'pyrography' Meaning


foodie

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    gourmet; gastronome; epicurean; bon vivant; epicure.

More 'foodie' Meaning


compile

  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune
  • verb put together out of existing material
    compose.
    • compile a list

More 'compile' Meaning


preppy

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

recommend

  • verb push for something
    urge; advocate.
    • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • verb express a good opinion of
    commend.

More 'recommend' Meaning


cyborg

  • noun a human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devices
    bionic woman; bionic man.
    • a cyborg is a cybernetic organism

More 'cyborg' Meaning


detailing

  • noun an individualized description of a particular instance
    particularisation; particularization.
  • verb provide details for
    detail.

More 'detailing' Meaning


tribology

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the interaction of surfaces in relative motion (as in bearings or gears): their design and friction and wear and lubrication

More 'tribology' Meaning


outline

  • noun the line that appears to bound an object
    lineation.
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; abstract.

More 'outline' Meaning


preppie

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

advise

  • verb give advice to
    counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud
  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; apprise; give notice; notify.
    • I advised him that the rent was due

More 'advise' Meaning


biochemic

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

instruct

  • verb impart skills or knowledge to
    teach; learn.
    • I taught them French
    • He instructed me in building a boat
  • verb give instructions or directions for some task
    • She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation

More 'instruct' Meaning


hoover

  • noun United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
    William Hoover; William Henry Hoover.
  • noun United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
    John Edgar Hoover; J. Edgar Hoover.

More 'hoover' Meaning


titled

  • adjective satellite belonging to the peerage
    highborn; coroneted.
    • the princess and her coroneted companions
    • the titled classes
  • verb give a title to
    entitle; title.

More 'titled' Meaning


daoism

  • noun philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events
    Taoism.

More 'daoism' Meaning


edited

  • adjective satellite improved or corrected by critical editing
    emended.
    • the emended text
  • verb prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
    edit; redact.
    • Edit a book on lexical semantics
    • she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages

More 'edited' Meaning


crc

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

mantel

  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; chimneypiece; mantlepiece; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

More 'mantel' Meaning


headphone

  • noun electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear
    phone; earphone; earpiece.
    • it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked

More 'headphone' Meaning


cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

More 'cover' Meaning


focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

More 'focus' Meaning


clarify

  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    elucidate; clear up.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death
  • verb make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating
    • clarify the butter
    • clarify beer

More 'clarify' Meaning


calla

  • noun South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix
    Zantedeschia aethiopica; arum lily; calla lily.
  • noun water arum
    genus Calla.

More 'calla' Meaning


series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

More 'series' Meaning


encyclopedic

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    encyclopaedic.
    • encyclopedic knowledge

More 'encyclopedic' Meaning


provide

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

More 'provide' Meaning


nb

  • noun a soft grey ductile metallic element used in alloys; occurs in niobite; formerly called columbium
    niobium; atomic number 41.
  • noun a Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something
    N.B.; nota bene.
    • the margins of his book were generously supplied with pencilled NBs

More 'nb' Meaning


no.

  • noun the number designating place in an ordered sequence
    ordinal; ordinal number.

More 'no.' Meaning


nist

  • noun an agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs
    National Institute of Standards and Technology.

More 'nist' Meaning


discuss

  • noun an athletic competition in which a disk-shaped object is thrown as far as possible
    discus.
  • noun a disk used in throwing competitions
    discus; saucer.

More 'discuss' Meaning


blaster

  • noun a workman employed to blast with explosives
    chargeman.

More 'blaster' Meaning


laurie

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

veneering

  • noun coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
    veneer.
  • noun the act of applying veneer

More 'veneering' Meaning


disclaimer

  • noun (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something
  • noun denial of any connection with or knowledge of
    disavowal.

More 'disclaimer' Meaning


nunavut

  • noun an Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit; includes the eastern part of what was the Northwest Territories and most of the islands of the Arctic Archipelago
    • Nunavut is the homeland of the Inuit people

More 'nunavut' Meaning


contain

  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    incorporate; comprise.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's
  • verb contain or hold; have within
    carry; hold; bear.
    • The jar carries wine
    • The canteen holds fresh water
    • This can contains water

More 'contain' Meaning


dba

  • noun (law) a name under which a corporation conducts business that is not the legal name of the corporation as shown in its articles of incorporation
    assumed name; Doing Business As; fictitious name.

More 'dba' Meaning


summarize

  • verb give a summary (of)
    resume; sum up; summarise.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize
  • verb be a summary of
    summarise; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper

More 'summarize' Meaning


flammability

  • noun the quality of being easily ignited and burning rapidly
    inflammability.

More 'flammability' Meaning


describe

  • verb give a description of
    draw; depict.
    • He drew an elaborate plan of attack
  • verb to give an account or representation of in words
    report; account.
    • Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

More 'describe' Meaning


yuppie

  • noun a young upwardly mobile professional individual; a well-paid middle-class professional who works in a city and has a luxurious life style

More 'yuppie' Meaning


explore

  • verb inquire into
    search; research.
    • the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project
    • He searched for information on his relatives on the web
    • Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness
  • verb travel to or penetrate into
    • explore unknown territory in biology

More 'explore' Meaning


sgml

  • noun (computer science) a standardized language for the descriptive markup of documents; a set of rules for using whatever markup vocabulary is adopted
    standard generalized markup language.

More 'sgml' Meaning


devote

  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    commit; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church
  • verb dedicate
    pay; give.
    • give thought to
    • give priority to
    • pay attention to

More 'devote' Meaning


porphyrin

  • noun any of various pigments distributed widely in living tissues

More 'porphyrin' Meaning


examine

  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  • verb observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
    see.
    • The customs agent examined the baggage
    • I must see your passport before you can enter the country

More 'examine' Meaning


inkling

  • noun a slight suggestion or vague understanding
    glimmer; glimmering; intimation.
    • he had no inkling what was about to happen

More 'inkling' Meaning


outline

  • noun the line that appears to bound an object
    lineation.
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; abstract.

More 'outline' Meaning


ubs

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

tor

  • noun a prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill
  • noun a high rocky hill

More 'tor' Meaning


offer

  • noun the verbal act of offering
    offering.
    • a generous offer of assistance
  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offering.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

More 'offer' Meaning


mmpi

  • noun a self-report personality inventory consisting of 550 items that describe feelings or actions which the person is asked to agree with or disagree with; many scales estimating traits and qualities of personality have been developed using MMPI items
    Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.

More 'mmpi' Meaning


2nd

  • adjective satellite coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude
    2d; second.

More '2nd' Meaning


neuropsychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
    psychophysiology; physiological psychology.

More 'neuropsychology' Meaning


explain

  • verb make plain and comprehensible
    explicate.
    • He explained the laws of physics to his students
  • verb define
    • The committee explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean

More 'explain' Meaning


immunoassay

  • noun identification of a substance (especially a protein) by its action as an antigen
    immunochemical assay.
    • PSA in the blood can be measured with an immunochemical assay

More 'immunoassay' Meaning


emphasize

  • verb to stress, single out as important
    emphasise; accent; punctuate; stress; accentuate.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet
  • verb give extra weight to (a communication)
    emphasise; underline; underscore.
    • Her gesture emphasized her words

More 'emphasize' Meaning


aramco

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

More 'be' Meaning


orienteering

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

compile

  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune
  • verb put together out of existing material
    compose.
    • compile a list

More 'compile' Meaning


blackwell

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

list

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    listing.
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; lean; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

More 'list' Meaning


administration

  • noun a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
    disposal.
  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; organisation; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

More 'administration' Meaning


warn

  • verb notify of danger, potential harm, or risk
    • The director warned him that he might be fired
    • The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking
  • verb admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
    admonish; discourage; monish.
    • I warned him not to go too far
    • I warn you against false assumptions
    • She warned him to be quiet

More 'warn' Meaning


include

  • verb have as a part, be made up out of
    • The list includes the names of many famous writers
  • verb consider as part of something
    • I include you in the list of culprits

More 'include' Meaning


borzoi

  • noun tall fast-moving dog breed
    Russian wolfhound.

More 'borzoi' Meaning


flex

  • noun the act of flexing
    • he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies
  • verb contract
    • flex a muscle

More 'flex' Meaning


homeschooling

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

More 'present' Meaning


gulag

  • noun a Russian prison camp for political prisoners

More 'gulag' Meaning


address

  • noun (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
    reference; computer address.
  • noun the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

More 'address' Meaning


ergonomics

  • noun the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
    biotechnology; bioengineering.

More 'ergonomics' Meaning


deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    business deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal
  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    bargain.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

More 'deal' Meaning


hakluyt

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

isbn

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

cyclopedic

Belonging to the circle of the sciences, or to a cyclopedia; of the nature of a cyclopedia; hence, of great range, extent, or amount; as, a man of cyclopedic knowledge.

More 'cyclopedic' Meaning


describe

  • verb give a description of
    draw; depict.
    • He drew an elaborate plan of attack
  • verb to give an account or representation of in words
    report; account.
    • Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

More 'describe' Meaning


outlook

  • noun a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    mind-set; mentality; mindset.
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    prospect; expectation.

More 'outlook' Meaning


fundamentals

  • noun principles from which other truths can be derived
    fundamental principle; basics; bedrock; basic principle.
    • first you must learn the fundamentals
    • let's get down to basics
  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    fundamental.
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure

More 'fundamentals' Meaning


herbicide

  • noun a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
    weedkiller; weed killer.

More 'herbicide' Meaning


define

  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; delimit; specify.
  • verb give a definition for the meaning of a word
    • Define `sadness'

More 'define' Meaning


ultrafiltration

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

page

  • noun one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
  • noun English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
    Sir Frederick Handley Page.

More 'page' Meaning


usda

  • noun the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862
    Agriculture Department; Agriculture; Department of Agriculture.

More 'usda' Meaning


illustrator

  • noun an artist who makes illustrations (for books or magazines or advertisements etc.)

More 'illustrator' Meaning


netsuke

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

summarize

  • verb give a summary (of)
    resume; sum up; summarise.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize
  • verb be a summary of
    summarise; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper

More 'summarize' Meaning


hypermedia

  • noun a multimedia system in which related items of information are connected and can be presented together
    interactive multimedia; hypermedia system; interactive multimedia system.

More 'hypermedia' Meaning


entitled

  • adjective satellite qualified for by right according to law
    • we are all entitled to equal protection under the law
  • verb give the right to
    entitle.
    • The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file

More 'entitled' Meaning


cyberpunk

  • noun a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
    hacker; cyber-terrorist.
  • noun a writer of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology

More 'cyberpunk' Meaning


covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

More 'covering' Meaning


scout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

More 'scout' Meaning


mil

  • noun a Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound
  • noun a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
    mile; Swedish mile.

More 'mil' Meaning


encyclopaedic

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    encyclopedic.
    • encyclopedic knowledge

More 'encyclopaedic' Meaning


concentrate

  • noun the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
    dressed ore.
  • noun a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water

More 'concentrate' Meaning


dosimetry

  • noun measuring the dose of radiation emitted by a radioactive source

More 'dosimetry' Meaning


introduce

  • verb cause to come to know personally
    acquaint; present.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  • verb bring something new to an environment
    innovate.
    • A new word processor was introduced

More 'introduce' Meaning


birder

  • noun a person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitats
    bird watcher.

More 'birder' Meaning


namibia

  • noun a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa
    Republic of Namibia; South West Africa.

More 'namibia' Meaning


hud

A huck or hull, as of a nut. Prov. Eng. Wright.

More 'hud' Meaning


chapter

  • noun a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled
    • he read a chapter every night before falling asleep
  • noun any distinct period in history or in a person's life
    • the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history
    • the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship

More 'chapter' Meaning


forensics

  • noun scientific tests or techniques used in the investigation of crimes

More 'forensics' Meaning


specify

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; condition; stipulate.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb decide upon or fix definitely
    set; fix; limit; determine; define.
    • fix the variables
    • specify the parameters

More 'specify' Meaning


cytokine

  • noun any of various protein molecules secreted by cells of the immune system that serve to regulate the immune system

More 'cytokine' Meaning


page

  • noun one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
  • noun English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
    Sir Frederick Handley Page.

More 'page' Meaning


aromatherapy

  • noun the therapeutic use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils in baths or massage

More 'aromatherapy' Meaning


published

  • adjective prepared and printed for distribution and sale
    • the complete published works Dickens
  • verb put into print
    print; publish.
    • The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce
    • These news should not be printed

More 'published' Meaning


avionics

  • noun science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronautics
    • avionics has become even more important with the development of the space program

More 'avionics' Meaning


3rd

  • adjective satellite coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
    tertiary; third.

More '3rd' Meaning


phlebotomy

  • noun surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis
    venesection.

More 'phlebotomy' Meaning


handbook

  • noun a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
    vade mecum; enchiridion.

More 'handbook' Meaning




How can we make the selection of words better for you?

Words are expressive, emotive, nuanced, subtle, erudite and discerning!

Unfortunately words are sometimes also elusive, deceptive, fleeting in memory.

Through months of bittersweet labor, we finally have assembled words together by context. A novel way to search for new and elusive words. Hope they help you!

Are we in the right direction? Are your needs fulfilled? If so how? Is there anything we can do or do better? Please let us know in the feedback form!
Collocation words for "handbook" are words related to "handbook" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "handbook" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "handbook" or by the count of syllables each word has.


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

Writing Improvement Software
Writing Improvement Software