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 the meaning of what someone is telling you, or the language they speak; to know how something works or happens; to know how someone feels, thinks, or behaves
unite
verb
to join together to do or achieve something; to join together to become one thing
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