Practice Words: n


name
verb
to appoint; to give a name to
name
noun
a word by which a person, animal, or thing is known or called
narrow
adjective
limited in size or amount; not wide; having a short distance from one side to the other
nation
noun
a country, together with its social and political systems
national
adjective
related to (the whole of) one nation
native
noun
someone who was born in a place, not one who moved there
native
adjective
as a native (“native English speaker”)
natural
adjective
of or about nature; normal; common to its kind
nature
noun
all the plants, animals and other things on earth not created by humans; events or processes not caused by humans
navy
noun
the part of a country’s military force trained to fight at sea
near
adjective
not far; close to
necessary
preposition
needed to get a result or effect; required
neck
noun
the part of the body between your head and your shoulders, see spotlight_body_diagram.png
need
verb
to require; to want; to be necessary to have or to do
need
noun
requirement, basic necessity
negative
adjective
not good; having an attitude against; (in science) of a number less than 0; opposite of positive
negotiate
verb
to talk about a problem or situation to find a common solution
neither
determiner
not one or the other of two
nerve
noun
a thin piece of tissue that sends information through the body to and from the brain
neutral
adjective
not supporting one side or the other in a dispute
never
adverb
at no time; not ever
new
adjective
not existing before; not known before; recently made, built, bought or grown; another; different
news
noun
information about any recent events, especially as reported by the media
next
adjective
coming immediately after; nearest
nice
adjective
pleasing; good; kind
night
noun
the time between when the sun goes down and when it rises, when there is little or no light
nine
Number: 9
Adjective: ninth
no
adverb
used to reject or to refuse
no
determiner
not any; not at all
noise
noun
sound, especially when loud or unwanted
noon
noun
the middle of the day; twelve o’clock in the daytime
normal
noun
the usual or expected condition, amount or form
normal
adjective
usual; what is expected; not strange
north
noun
the direction to the left of a person facing the rising sun
nose
noun
the part of a person’s or animal’s face used for breathing or smelling, see spotlight_body_diagram.png
not
adverb
a word showing that something is denied or untrue (“She is not going.”)
note
verb
to talk about something already known
note
noun
a word or words written to help a person remember; a short letter
nothing
noun
not anything; no thing
notice
noun
an official or formal note, usually displayed in public
notice
verb
to see, hear, or sense something new to you (“I noticed that my wife had bought a new hat”)
November
Number: 11
now
adverb
at this time; immediately
nowhere
adverb
not in, to or at any place
nuclear
adjective
of or about the energy produced by splitting atoms or bringing them together; of or about weapons that explode by using energy from atoms
number
noun
a word or sign used to show the order or amount of things