Practice Words: u


under
preposition
below; below the surface of; less than; as called for by a law, agreement or system (“The river flows under the bridge.” “Such action is not permitted under the law.”)
understand
verb
to know what is meant; to have knowledge of
unite
verb
to join together
universe
noun
all of space, including planets and stars
university
noun
a place of education that usually includes several colleges and research organizations
unless
conjunction
except if; if it does not happen that (“I will not go, unless the rain stops.”)
until
conjunction
up to a time; before
up
adverb
to, in or at a higher position or value
urge
verb
to advise strongly; to make a great effort to get someone to do something
urgent
adjective
needing an immediate decision or action
use
verb
to employ for a purpose; to put into action; use + another verb tells of how things were (“I used to own a car, but now I walk everywhere.”)
usual
verb
as is normal or common; as is most often done, seen or heard
uterus
noun
a part of the female reproductive system where a foetus develops