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
information that tells you or warns you about something that is going to happen
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