1. language arts check

    The word simulation originally refers to the act of imitating. What meaning of the word is used in this excerpt from "What Makes Teens Tick?" "In an experiment using a driving-simulation game, he studied teens and adults as they decided whether to run a

    asked by me on May 21, 2014
  2. 7th Grade Language Arts

    The word simulation originally refers to the act of imitating. What meaning of the word is used in this excerpt from "What Makes Teens Tick?" "In an experiment using a driving-simulation game, he studied teens and adults as they decided whether to run a

    asked by Gabby on April 4, 2013
  3. language art pllz help

    1. Which of the following would most likely connect with the speaker of "Growing Pains"? (1 point)a teen whose parents are going through a difficult divorce a teen who has let down one of her best friends a teen whose mother is often too busy to spend time

    asked by gabe on April 30, 2014
  4. English (Check)

    The word root -vid-, from the Latin "videre," means "to see." Explain how each word that follows conveys the meaning of the root. 1. videotape 2. evident A: 1. This word conveys the meaning of the root as it refers to a magnetic tape for recording and

    asked by Victoria on February 20, 2016
  5. English (Check)

    The word root -vid-, from the Latin "videre," means "to see." Explain how each word that follows conveys the meaning of the root. 1. videotape 2. evident A: 1. This word conveys the meaning of the root as it refers to a magnetic tape for recording and

    asked by Victoria on February 20, 2016
  6. critical thinking

    Which of the following correctly describes connotation? A. An implied meaning of word understood by language users B. The pronunciation of a word C. The meaning of a word that has never changed D. A new word added to the dictionary my answer is a.

    asked by Saddia on March 22, 2015
  7. LEARNING SKILLS

    What is the main value of knowing the general meaning of a word's prefix or suffix? A. You can sort out adjectives from adverbs. B. You can tell if the word is a verb or a noun. C. You get clues as to a word's meaning. D. You will be better able to spell

    asked by Anonymous on January 20, 2011
  8. LA one question!!!!!

    The word scan originally referred to the act of identifying meter in poetry. What meaning of the word is used in this excerpt from "What Makes Teen Tick?" "The brain of each brother is scanned three times." looked over quickly examined through a

    asked by TTR+S<3 on June 4, 2014
  9. English

    While the term _____________ refers to the specific dictionary definition of a word, ___________ refers to its implied or suggested meaning

    asked by Joann on November 11, 2016
  10. Language

    What does denotation mean? The sound of a word when you read it The tone of a word in writing The dictionary meaning of a word The set of ideas associated with a word •• Correct me

    asked by Hey on April 18, 2016
  11. ELA

    What does denotation mean? 1)the sound of a word when you read it 2)the tone of a word in writing 3)the dictionary meaning of a word 4)the set of ideas associated with a word I think #3 Thanks

    asked by Jamie M on April 20, 2018
  12. 4th grade english

    imitating Could someone please tell me what the prefix, base word, and suffix would be of above word?

    asked by Chad on February 23, 2009
  13. Language Arts

    1 - Which word can be a synonym for the word PERSISTENT? A. weak B. stubborn ** C. dishonest D. unclear 2 - Which word is similar in meaning to the word SUPPRESSED? A. obvious B. indirect C. perceived D. stifled **

    asked by Laytinna on September 23, 2016
  14. Foreign Language, How to use a dictionary.,

    First of all purchasing a good English/X and X/English dictionary is an investment in your future. For "generic" purposes X represents any foreign language (French, Spanish, Japanese, etc.) Here is the "key" to using a dictionary for a vocabulary

    asked by SraJMcGin on May 8, 2007
  15. language arts (adverbs)

    Modifying 1)what does the word (originally) modify in the sentence Native American originally developed lacrosse? 2) what does the word (first)modify in this sentence it was first played by the iriquois 3) what does the word (differently) modify in this

    asked by ihhts lasey on March 3, 2013
  16. language arts help please

    1. Which of the following is an example of an acronym? FAQ Mrs. Ave. won't 2. The original meaning of the word awesome is "inspiring great admiration or fear." Which of the following is the best synonym of the word s it is used most commonly today? great

    asked by Delilah on May 31, 2013
  17. Ms. Sue

    The term assimilation refers to when : A.*** a word is borrowed into English through different venues B. A latin adj. becomes an english verb C. certain sounds blend into and become similar to neighboring sounds. D. a Latin bse meaning does not fit the

    asked by henry on March 31, 2010
  18. Latin prefix

    since the word segregate contains the Latin prefix se-,part of the meaning refers to: a.under b.behind c.forward d.aside

    asked by larry on March 31, 2010
  19. language arts

    In word part break downs the word Comedian contains the word parts comed and ian meaning?

    asked by Nicole on February 23, 2011
  20. Grammar and Composition

    What is a good synonym for the word 'lief'. The meaning of this word is gladly or willingly. As in: I would as lief go south as not. I can't find a synonym for the word, and I don't want to use the words in the meaning as the synonyms.

    asked by y912f on December 29, 2009
  21. english

    we have to find out meaning of words, e.g. english word - sherbet, language of origin - arabic, old word - sharabat, old meaning - drink. please could someone tell me a website that gives language of origin, old word and old meaning. I have tried a couple

    asked by lizbeth on May 17, 2007
  22. english

    read the following sentences and underline each word or phrase that signals a comparison or contast clue. circle comparison or contrast, depending on the clue. then write the meaning os each italicized word. 1.) We thought we were seeing the real painting,

    asked by Anna on September 22, 2010
  23. English Communication

    6. Each of the following words has the suffix -ed. Which word is spelled correctly? A. Plotted B. Preenned C. Duckked D. Cleanned 8. When reading a newspaper, you come across the word subterranean. You guess the meaning of the word by breaking it into its

    asked by Hennessey on January 22, 2013
  24. English

    1. Which word refers to a team caption’s exaggerated claims about the amount of goals he or she scored during the game? a. Objective b. Precept c. Hyperbole d. Eulogy 2. Which word describes what a cat, who is clearly scared of a Rottweiler, will do when

    asked by pal on October 5, 2017
  25. french

    please can you help me find the translations on the agenda = 2 words first one begins with a to eat = 2 words first one begins with s i think it might be 'se manger' to spend on = 2 words first one begins with c to remember = 2 words first one with s i

    asked by kiko on September 20, 2009
  26. Word history

    a-re-na (uh RE nuh) n1.a central area used for sports or other forms of entertainment and surrounded by seats for spectators 2. a field of competition or activity adj. taking place in an arena, as in arena football [From the Latin herena or "sand"; in

    asked by Haley on September 22, 2017
  27. understandingof a word

    I am having a hard time understanding a word this is used to show me one of the key features of language. can anyone give an example or explain this to me because i am real confused I was at an understanding that Arbitrary was somethig said that was not

    asked by TOM MY on November 25, 2008
  28. English

    1:Which of these words has the same denotative meaning as, but a different connotative meaning than the word food? A:cuisine*** B:meat C:supper D:vegetable 2:Which of these words has the same denotative meaning as, but a different connotative meaning than

    asked by marylyn on April 18, 2018
  29. Spanish word help

    Hi, I'm trying to find this word "portavasos" but I can't seem to find the meaning of it in english. Please help. Thanks Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. When you are asking for the meaning of a word, it is always best to give the

    asked by Amanda on January 23, 2007
  30. Algebra

    Can you please help me on this question for Algebra: Write the word that the number 32/33 represents. From this word, take out the opposite of the word that means you get three strikes in baseball. Now unscramble the remaining letters to get what 12 is to

    asked by Anonymous on May 8, 2017
  31. english

    1.  Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. Use context clues to determine the meaning of the word, if necessary. The decorations were reminiscent of autumn leaves. (1 point) leftovers made reminders symbolic

    asked by Aalyah on November 1, 2016
  32. English

    Can you please check if the following definitions are possible? Thank you 1)The iamb is an unstress-stress pattern like the word "upon". 2) The anapaest is the unstress-unstress-stress pattern. 3)The oxymoron is a figure of speech in which two

    asked by Franco on December 4, 2010
  33. English

    1. He never failed to keep his word. 2. He never failed to keep the word. 3. He never failed to keep a word. 4. He made a word with her. 5. He had a word with her. -------------------------------------- I could see the pattern such as break one's word,

    asked by rfvv on November 14, 2017
  34. Language Arts

    The word ensemble is an English word borrowed from French, based on the French word meaning "together." In which of the following sentences is the word used incorrectly? A. The string quartet is a popular ensemble, and it always plays at graduation. B.

    asked by M on March 17, 2015
  35. english

    I picked topic which is Abuse and the history of the word which is misuse. Please tell me ways to write about this word and what can i compare it to. I have to write the meaning of the word, including its history. Thanks for helping me.

    asked by Jessica on October 28, 2010
  36. english

    It's permissible to delete a word or phrase from a direct quotation as long as you don't change the meaning of the quote. To indicate your deletion in the quote, you would A. use a hyphen in place of the deleted word or passage. B. use an ellipsis to

    asked by english on November 30, 2016
  37. English

    1. Put two scrambled word pieces together and make one complete word. 2. There are scrambled word piece cards on the table. Find two scrambled word pieces which can become a word. 3. Combine two scrambled word pieces with each other and make a sentence. 4.

    asked by John on August 31, 2009
  38. english plzzzzzzzzz helppppp

    which word comes from a latic word meaning right or law a-lecture b-justice c-level djacket 1-b

    asked by jake plzzz on April 14, 2013
  39. vocabulary power unit 5 grade 6

    I am trying to find the meaning of this homework: cicle the letter of the word that is a synonym of the boldfaced word. Can you please help me...PLEASE!!!!

    asked by casey on March 18, 2014
  40. verbal reasoning

    write a word which rhymes with the first word and has the meaning given in brackets TOY (a warning for sailors)

    asked by laceh on February 5, 2017
  41. Statistics

    A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in

    asked by Jon on February 28, 2011
  42. Statistics

    A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in

    asked by Jon on February 28, 2011
  43. Statistics

    A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in

    asked by Jon on February 28, 2011
  44. Statistics

    A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in

    asked by Jon on March 1, 2011
  45. English

    4.)Which word or phrase is closest in meaning to the word unanimous? a.)justifies b.)in agreement

    asked by somebody help i am new on November 12, 2014
  46. Language Arts

    Which word is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word ponderous? A. Light B. Strong C. Awkward D. Thoughtful Is the answer A? Thank you

    asked by Callie on January 26, 2015
  47. 8th grade language arts

    4.)Which word or phrase is closest in meaning to the word unanimous? a.)justifies b.)in agreement

    asked by somebody help i am new on November 12, 2014
  48. English

    4.)Which word or phrase is closest in meaning to the word unanimous? a.)justifies b.)in agreement

    asked by somebody help i am new on November 12, 2014
  49. English

    Identify and choose the one underlined word or phrase that should be corrected. What is the meaning of above sentence?Will i find a word which is incorrected in the sentence? In my(A) opinion they aren't(B) going nowhere(C) special because of(D) financial

    asked by Bayarbold on June 18, 2011
  50. Writing skills

    When, for example you can't spell a word. How do you look up the correct spilling? (1) word. How (2) word, how (3) word how (4) word; how (5) word or how I pick # 2 is this right

    asked by MyDogbear12 bear on May 7, 2017
  51. Language Arts

    Choose the meaning that best matches the word in italics. The spies moved stealthily among the colonists, trying to gather information for the British leaders. It takes the italics off the word I bring into the post box. The word "stealthily" is supposed

    asked by Chano on January 6, 2016
  52. English -Part of speech

    Can someone please help? I have a list word I need to know the part of speech, and the punctuation: Forid - which meansflowery ,showy. We were given that meaning but can find the word anywhere.

    asked by Mike on April 18, 2009
  53. English

    Which word has a meaning most similar to the word pageant? Rebellion Performance Auction preeminent Help plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Don't understand!!

    asked by Labbyak on September 1, 2015
  54. I CAN'T THINK OF A WORD- PLEASE HELP!!!

    I can’t think of the word- please help!!! Hi. I am writing a story and need to find a word to describe the sound that bowling pins make when they are hit by the ball. The only word I got so far is “Crash”. I need a better word. Any ideas? I have

    asked by anonymous on November 30, 2007
  55. English

    What's the word with the meaning : A strange habit or characteristics that is seen as not important and not harming anyone. I am doing a pre-PSAT crossword puzzle and the word ends with e. Thank you!

    asked by Celine on October 13, 2013
  56. English

    Use your knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of the bolded word in the sentence below. The salmon began their PERILOUS journey upstream. A.) without B.) forward advance C.) able to survive D.) full of danger**********************

    asked by Cassie on May 21, 2014
  57. adverbs

    The sentence is Native Americans originally developed lacrosse what is the word that (originally) modifies

    asked by ihhts lasey on March 3, 2013
  58. language arts

    1. The word centuries contains the Latin root cent-, meaning "hundred." Which of the following words contains the same root? center accent decent percent 2. The word mark is an Anglo-Saxon word meaning "boundary." Which of the following words does NOT

    asked by Delilah on May 13, 2013
  59. Reading

    Click on the word that tells the meaning of the underlined word. The narrator held our attention for a long time. A listener B child C speaker D train

    asked by April lanneau on March 8, 2019
  60. Resources and references

    Your composing a report. You realize using the word "option" over and over again. Which of the following references will help you find a different word with the some meaning? A: A spell Checkers B: A thesaurus C: AP style book D: Encyclopedia

    asked by Sofiya on June 26, 2013
  61. Reading

    Click on the word that tells the meaning of the underlined word. Each fall the farmer harvested the vegetables that were ripe. A watered B cooked C planted D picked

    asked by April lanneau on March 8, 2019
  62. English

    I can't seem to remember this word. It's when someone ______ their anger at other people. all i can think of is the word exhort which is not the word I'm looking for, but i think it probably sounds similar. Could someone write some words down (it's sort of

    asked by Amy on November 5, 2010
  63. English

    Let's play the Word Relay Game. Look at the arrow. The first word on the ribbon is 'fish',and the second word on the ribbon is 'home' as you can see on the page. You shoud make a new word starting with the last letter of the previous word. What do you have

    asked by John on August 26, 2009
  64. science

    What is an acrostic poem for the word mesozoic? (must represent the word as you go as in the word relating to that word(: PLEASE RESPOND ASAP!!!!!!!!

    asked by Laycee Montgomery on January 9, 2013
  65. prefixes,suffixes,roots

    do i type in the root word for example [agr] in the search bar and then the word that start with the 3 same letters in the word is the word i use to look up

    asked by Niqua on October 2, 2008
  66. MLA style

    If i have to write a 1500 word research paper on MLA style. Can the format be like this : 100 word Introduction 400 word 1st paragraph 400 word 2nd paragraph 400 word 3rd paragraph and finally 100 word Conclusion. Is this good enough. and I am gonna use 9

    asked by HAQUE on November 26, 2014
  67. Reading

    Choose two synonyms from the box for each of the three words below. Lean - noisy -scrawny - rowdy - brilliant - clever Milder word. Stronger word 1/ .......lean............thin ...................... 2/ .........................loud .................... 3/

    asked by Nnh on October 15, 2014
  68. 7th Grade Spelling

    Instructions: In the space provided, write the vocabulary word from list 3 that is most nearly an antonym (a word opposite in meaning) of each of the following expressions. 1. Promising--------- Is it ominous, pacific, plod, smolder, submerge, swagger, or

    asked by Losa on August 29, 2012
  69. L.A

    The word aloof is an English word borrowed from Dutch. It's meaning is "at a distance". In which of the following sentences is the word used correctly? A. Anne's sociable nature made her aloof in new situations. B. When he first arrived at the secrete

    asked by Dawn on April 14, 2015
  70. general ability

    Move one letter from the word STEAM and rearrange the remaining letters to form a word meaning pole. The removed letter is; a) E b) T c) S d) M

    asked by cindy on February 19, 2008
  71. English 4

    In the excerpt from Hard Times, Dickens refers to an “adversary.” What is the meaning of this word? In the context of the final paragraph of the excerpt, who or what is the adversary being discussed? An adversary is generally considered to be a person,

    asked by Ciara on April 27, 2015
  72. crt205

    "To introduce an unusual or unfamiliar word, to coin new words, or to introduce a new meaning to a familiar word."

    asked by Anonymous on August 13, 2010
  73. language

    What type of context clue is provided for the italicized word in the sentence below? when you are PRONE to something, you are likely to act or be a certain way. a) direct definition b) visual clue c) explanatory word or phrase d) antonym

    asked by victoria on September 30, 2013
  74. language arts

    if i have the meaning of a word and not the vocabulary word, how do i find the vocabulary word?

    asked by danara on November 18, 2008
  75. English

    She turned green after eating the shellfish, which the waiter had recommended, it went without saying, but she said it anyway, "I don't feel too good." Which of the following is an error in the passage above? A. The word "had" is used instead of "have" B.

    asked by AMGCSTRNBSN on March 16, 2016
  76. english please help

    ) 1) She turned green after eating the shellfish, which the waiter had recommended, it went without saying, but she said it anyway, "I don't feel too good." Which of the following is an error in the passage above? A. The word "had" is used instead of

    asked by wedi on June 9, 2015
  77. English

    What is another word with nearly same meaning of the word distorted as used in this sentence. ~The old mirror distorted my reflection.~ I think it is enlarged

    asked by A girl needs help. on November 16, 2018
  78. religion

    am i understanding this word correctly. Its under the Hindu RELGION FOR THE TERM: Guru: what i understood a guru is like a teacher or a spiritual guide that teaches others to follow them as becoming the guide just like a teacher for others. What means

    asked by jasmine20 on December 29, 2006
  79. English

    The MACARONI AND CHEESE ____ ready to eat now. A. is****************************** B. are C. were Neither the CAR nor our COUSINS (can, could) be found. A. can B. could************************** Which of these words has the same denotative meaning as, but

    asked by Cassie on March 31, 2015
  80. english

    I am looking for a word, that when added to each word in this group of words(hand, lithe, and win) forms a compound word ? What word works with all three words???

    asked by Kait on October 2, 2007
  81. LA

    Good Morning Ms. Sue. Can you look over my answer. Thank you :) Which of the following describes the word dew? A) What happens when you don’t get enough sleep for a few nights? B) What happens to your teeth when you get too much candy? C) What happens to

    asked by Anonymous on January 29, 2015
  82. English

    Which of the following sentences defines a term by including an appositive? A.The word irascible means "marked by hot temper." B.Proper nouns (like Philadelphia, James, and the Empire State Building) always begin with a capital letter. C.A stylus, a type

    asked by Anonymous on August 8, 2008
  83. English

    The plane came down later than expected. 15. In this sentence, what part of speech is the word down? A. Preposition B. Adjective C. Adverb D. Conjunction I picked C, because the word down modifies the verb came, which makes it an adverb. Is this correct?

    asked by Cassie on October 27, 2013
  84. Grammar

    what prefix turns the word "town" into a word meaning "center of town"?

    asked by Angie on February 19, 2013
  85. English

    After you solve the cross word puzzle, using the answer words, complete the dialogue between a teacher and a student. Look at the first row, Across one starts with 's.' Down four contains one r. What is the suitable word for Down 1? Across 6 ends with l.

    asked by John on April 15, 2009
  86. english

    14. Concerning dictionaries and their proper use, which one of the following statements is most accurate? A. Formal usage of a word is considered colloquial. B. A dictionary's word entry offers a fixed, permanent meaning. C. A syllable is a unit of sound.

    asked by jake on January 3, 2012
  87. L.A

    Choose the meaning that best describes the word in the italics. *pompous is the word that's in italics. His *pompous* behavior irritated his friends, especially since accomplishments were few and far between. A. sheepish B. arrogant C. unassuming D.

    asked by Anonymous on January 6, 2015
  88. English

    However, the usefulness of mother tongues should not be dismissed prematurely, as each mother tongue has its advantages. Which word is the closest in meaning to the word "prematurely" in the above sentence? 1)initially 2) childishly 3) impulsively 4) early

    asked by Chiming on May 19, 2015
  89. Spelling

    The word "slippery" almost feels slippery! This may have to do with the blending of "s" and "I" so that the word glides or slips out of your mouth. Many English words seem to imitate their meaning. Try to record at least six such words. Plz help me-I

    asked by Miss Sweet on November 17, 2011
  90. English

    Which is the better strategy for increasing comprehension? A. Paraphrase what you read. B. Take notes word for word so as not to lose the meaning intended. C. Summarize only chapter by chapter. D. Take notes only when you are unclear of a concept. I think

    asked by Leighanne on March 16, 2013
  91. Language

    The word "slippery" almost feels slippery! This may have to do with the blending of "s" and "I" so that the word glides or slips out of your mouth. Many English words seem to imitate their meaning. Try to record at least six such words.

    asked by Hannah Montana1997 on November 16, 2011
  92. ELA

      An antonym is a word that's  A. defined in a thesaurus. B. opposite in meaning. C. pronounced the same. D. the same in meaning. B?

    asked by Brooklyn on June 5, 2015
  93. Pratical English

    Concerning dictionaries and their proper use, which one of the following statements is most accurate? A. A dictionary's word entry offers a fixed, permanent meaning. B. A syllable is a unit of sound. C. Formal usage of a word is considered colloquial. D.

    asked by Anonymous on November 19, 2011
  94. General

    What can you tell about the meaning of astronaut from its Greek roots? 2. What do the latin prefix and root in transmit tell you about the word's meaning?

    asked by Tracy on November 3, 2010
  95. English

    Can you, writeacher, please tell me if the following statements are correct? 1)The mirror spends its time looking at the opposite wall. The only time when he changes his observation (can you suggest to me a better word?) is when a woman bends over it to

    asked by Franco on March 11, 2010
  96. Language Arts

    Underline the correct pronoun in() to complete each sentence. 1.Sometimes (us,we) pretend the treehouse is a fort. Underline the word we 2. Both Brian and (I, me) want to be in charge. Underline the word I 3. Larry and (them, they) will be the troops.

    asked by Patrick on January 26, 2016
  97. vocabulary help

    growth-oriented: i asked my dad for help in my english assignment and he gave me this word but can someone put this in simple english please. growth oreinted meaning working in company that shows progess, i guess but a better word. ambitious??? =)

    asked by dave on April 30, 2007
  98. suffixes

    answer the question with a complete sentence that uses a word from the spelling list. add a sufix to the underline word to create the correct word. Does Herb resemble his brother? the word from the spelling list is "rehearsal"

    asked by ana on September 2, 2010
  99. general ability

    Add one letter to the word PRICE. Rearrange the letters to make a word meaning "to make a hole in". The added letter is; a) S b) E c) A d) L

    asked by cindy on February 19, 2008
  100. SAT -English

    Hi here is a following sentence. I know what is wrong with it, but I can't find the word to replace the incorrect word. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Intense preoccupation

    asked by manny on September 17, 2007