B.Com Part 1 Functional English One Word Substitution

(Last Updated On: February 11, 2018)

One Word Substitution

One Word Substitutions
One Word Substitutions
1
Abortive
Ineffectual and unsuccessful effort.
2
Accountant
The person who checks accounts.
3
Adolescent
Growing from childhood to maturity.
4
Affidavit
A written declaration made an oath in presence of a magistrate.
5
Agrarian
Pertaining to land fields and their tenure.
6
Alien
A citizen of a foreign state.
7
Allergy
Excessive sensitiveness to substances which are harmful to one’s
temper
8
Amateur
One who follows a pursuit without a professional purpose
9
Ambassador
Official – representative of a state in a foreign land.
10
Amnesia
Loss of memory due to brain injury.
11
Animate
Objects having life.
12
Anonymous
That which does not bear the name of the writer.
13
Anthology
A collection of poems, essays, stories etc.
14
Antiseptic
A substance that checks the growth or action of germs.
15
Antonym
Words opposite in meaning to each other.
16
Apathy
Indifference to what appeals to feelings interest.
17
Apiary
A collection of hives for beekeeping.
18
Aquarium
An artificial tank where water plants, fish, are kept.
19
Aquatic
Animals which live in water.
20
Archaeology
The scientific study of the ruins from the past life.
21
Astrology
The science of the effect of the stars on human life.
22
Ascetic
A person who starves the body for the good of the soul.
23
Atheist
Something that can be heard.
24
Audible
Something that can be heard.
25
Audience
An assembly of hearers.
26
Auditorium
A room or building used for lectures, etc.
27
Autobiography
An account of one’s life written by oneself.
28
Autocracy
Government by one person.
29
Autograph
A person’s writings or signature as memory.
30
Autonomous
Self-government in administration.
31
Aviary
A place for keeping birds confined.
32
Bachelor
An unmarried person.
33
Bankrupt
One who cannot pay off his debts
34
Biannual
Coming twice a year half-yearly.
35
Bibliophile
A lover or collector of books.
36
Biennial
Occurring after every two years.
37
Bigamy
The act of marrying a woman when one is already married to another
woman.
38
Bigot
One blindly and obstinately devoted to one’s belief, opinion, etc.
39
Bilingual
Expressed in two languages; speaking two languages
40
Biography
History of a person written by someone else.
41
Biology
Science of life.
42
Biped
Animals with two feet.
43
Blasphemy
Talking disrespectfully of sacred things.
44
Blond
A man having fair complexion and light-colored hair.
45
Blonde
A woman having light golden skin and hair.
46
Botany
Science of plants and herbs.
47
Brittle/Fragile
A substance which can be easily broken.
48
Bureaucracy
Government of high ranking officials.
49
Bureaucrat
A high ranking government official.
50
Cannibal
One who eats the flesh or his own species
51
Cantonment
Place where an army is housed n barracks.
52
Capitalist
A person who has a controls, a large amount of wealth used in
business.
53
Cardiologist
A doctor specialized in heart surgery.
54
Carnivorous
Animals that eat flesh.
55
Casting vote
A vote which decides issues in hand.
56
Catalogue
A list of names, books, manufactured goods, etc.
57
Celibacy
State of being unmarried.
58
Census
An official enumeration of inhabitants with statistics relating to
them.
59
Clown
One who amuses in the circus.
60
Congenital
A disease inherited from birth.
61
Colleague
A person working with someone in the same office, profession.
62
Conjurer
One who practices magic
63
Connoisseur
A person having refined taste.
64
Connotation
Having two or more meanings.
65
Contagious
That which spreads through physical contact; spreading easily.
66
Conservative
Opposed to any change in existing institutions or views.
67
Contemporary
Living occurring or existing in the same period or time.
68
Corporal
Retaining to body.
69
Credible
That which can be believed.
70
Cupboard/Closet
Place where clothes are kept.
71
Credulous
Inclined to believe especially, on slight evidence.
72
Deaf
Incapable of listening.
73
Delegate
A person acting as a deputy or representative of others.
74
Democracy
Government of the people by the people and for the people.
75
Depreciate
To lower the value of.
76
Despot
A tyrant or an absolute ruler.
77
Diplomacy
Artful management in getting advantage without arousing enmity.
78
Divisible
Capable of being divided.
79
Dock
The place where a criminal stands in court.
80
Domicile
Place of residence.
81
Dormant
In a state of inaction.
82
Drawn
That which ends in the victory or defeat of no one.
83
Drought
Want of rain, especially, for long time.
84
Dumb
Unable to speak.
85
Edible
Fit to be eaten as food.
86
Egoist
One who things and speaks too much of himself.
87
Elegy
The poem on someone’s death.
88
Elixir
A very effective life-giving remedy.
89
Encyclopedia
A book containing every kind of information.
90
Entomology
The science of insects.
91
Epicurean
One who believes that pleasure is the end of all morality.
92
Epidemic
A disease affecting a large number of people.
93
Epitaph
Inscription on a grave.
94
Equilibrium
A state of balance between opposing influences, interests, etc.
95
Eternal/Everlasting
That which last forever.
96
Etymology
Science of words and their origin.
97
Explicit
Clearly stated and having no disguised meaning.
98
Extempore
Without previous study or mediation, rising at the moment.
99
Fanatic
A person affected by excessive enthusiasm on religious subjects.
100
Fastidious
One who is difficult to please
101
Fatal
That which results in death.
102
Fatalist
One who believes in fate instead of human effort
103
Federation
A union of different units and organization.
104
Feminist
Onw who advocates the cause of women.
105
Flotilla
A fleet of small vessels.
106
Foster-child
A child brought up by one who is not its parents.
107
Fratricide
Murder of one’s brother’ one who kills his brother.
108
Galaxy
Cluster/Collection of stars.
109
Garrulous
One who talks much
110
Genocide
Extermination of a race.
111
Germicide
Anything that destroys germs.
112
Glutton
One who eats to excess
113
graminivorous
Animal living on grass or herbs.
114
Granary
A store house for grain.
115
Gratuity
Money paid to employees on retirement.
116
Gymnasium
A place for practice in gymnastics.
117
Hemisphere
Half sphere of the earth.
118
Herbivorous
One who feeds on grass or herbs
119
Heretic
Holder of unconventional religion opinions which are rejected by the
majority.
120
Hereditary
Descending from an ancestor to a heir
121
Hireling
The one, hired to kill people.
122
Homicide
The killing of one human being by another.
123
Homogeneous
Things or ideas containing elements of the same nature.
124
Honorary
Degree or rank conferred as an honour without the usual requirements.
125
Horoscope
Scheme showing the position of stars at particular time.
126
Hygiene
Science of health.
127
Hyperbole
An exaggerated statement.
128
Hypocrite
One who breaker of images also who attacks cherished, beliefs as
shams.
129
Iconoclast
A breaker of images also who attacks cherished, beliefs as shams
130
Illegible
A writing which cannot be accurately read.
131
Illegal
Unlawful against law
132
Illicit
An immoral activity prohibited by law.
133
Illiterate
One who cannot read or write.
134
Immutable
That which is not subject to change.
135
Impartial
One who does not show favour to anyone.
136
Impenetrable
Which cannot be pierced through
137
Imposter
One who assumes a false character
138
Impracticable
A scheme that cannot be put into practice.
139
Inanimate
Objects having no life.
140
Inaudible
What cannot be heard
141
Incorrigible
One who is incapable of being corrected
142
Incredible
Anything too improbable to admit of belief
143
Incurable
Incapable of being cured
144
Indefensible
That which cannot be defended
145
Indelible
That which cannot be removed or washed away
146
Indictment
A formal accusation or charge against a person
147
Indispensable
That which cannot be done away with
148
Inevitable
That which cannot be evaded or avoided
149
Infallible
A person who cannot make a mistake
150
Infanticide
The murder of infants (new-born children)
151
Inflammable
Liable to catch fire easily
152
Inimitable
A style, which cannot be imitated.
153
Innumerable
That which cannot be counted
154
Insatiable
That which cannot be satisfied
155
Insecticide
That which kills insects and pests.
156
Insoluble
That which cannot be solved
157
Insolvent
One who is unable to pay one’s debt
158
International
That which exists between different nations.
159
Invincible
Incapable of being conquered, overcome, or subdued.
160
Invisible
Incapable of being seen
161
Invulnerable
That which cannot be hurt or wounded.
162
Irreparable
A loss which cannot be repaired
163
Irrepressible
A movement which cannot be suppressed
164
Irrevocable
Incapable of being altered
165
Irritable
Easily made angry
166
Island
Piece of land surrounded by water
167
Itinerant
One who travels from place to place
168
Journal
A diary, magazine, daily newspaper or periodical
169
Juvenile
Pertaining to youth
170
Kindergarten
School or class for children
171
Laxative
Medicine tending to loosen the bowels
172
Legislature
The law-making body of a state.
173
Linguist
An expert scholar of language, one who knows many languages.
174
Loquacious
One who talks or chatter too much.
175
Magnate
A person influenced by wealth or position
176
Maiden
A speech made for the first time/(in cricket) an over with no runs.
177
Mammals
Animals which suckle their young ones.
178
Manuscript
An author’s copy of his work writer out or typed.
179
Martinet
A strict disciplinarian
180
Materialistic
Society where money is the most important consideration
181
Matinee
An afternoon performance at a theatre or cinema.
182
Matricide
Murder of one’s own mother.
183
Matrimony
State of being married.
184
Memorable
Worthy to be remembered
185
Ministry
The office held by a minister.
186
Migratory
Characterized by or pertaining to habitual movements form one place
to another.
187
Misanthrope
One who hates mankind
188
Misogynist
One who is hater of womankind
189
Mod
Disorderly crowd fathered for mischief
190
Monogamy
Having only one wife at a time.
191
Monologue
Audible talk by a person either to himself or to listeners.
192
Monopoly
Sole power, or privilege, or dealing in anything.
193
Mortuary
A place where dead bodies are kept.
194
Myth
Story of old time gods and heroes.
195
Mythology
Collection of fictitious stories involving supernatural beings;
196
Narcotics
Having power to produce torpor, sleep
197
Nepotism
Undue favour to relatives.
198
Obituary
Notice of somebody’s death in a newspaper
199
Obsolete
A word which is no longer in use.
200
Omnibus
A public vehicle designed to carry a large number of persons.
201
Omnipotent
One who is all-powerful
202
Omnipresent
One who is presents everywhere
203
Omniscient
One who is all-knowing, all-seeming, and infinitely wise.
204
Omnivorous
Feeding one everything.
205
Opaque
Through which light can’t pass.
206
Optimist
One who is disposed to take a bright, hopeful view of things
207
Orphan
A child without parents.
208
Orthodox
Holder of correct and accepted opinion
209
Pacifist
One who opposes all war and advocates peace
210
Parasol
A lady umbrella
211
Panacea
A remedy for all diseases
212
Pantheism
Belief in god and nature
213
Parasite
One who lives at the expense of others
214
Patricide
Murder of one’s lives at the expense of others
215
Patrimony
Property inherited from father or from ancestors
216
Pedestrian
One who travels on foot
217
Pseudonym
A fictitious name adopted by a poet.
218
Pessimist
One who looks too much on the dark side of things
219
Philanthropist
One who loves and helps mankind
220
Philogynist
Lover of womankind
221
Philology
The study of language
222
Plagiarist
One who steals the writings or ideas of others and gives them out as
his own.
223
Plebiscite
Vote of the people as to the choice of sovereignty.
224
Polyandry
Having more than one husband at a time
225
Polygamy
Having more than one wife at a time
226
Polytheism
Belief in more than on God
227
Portable
Which can be easily carried or moved about
228
Posthumous
Occurring after one’s death
229
Pos-mortem
After death, pertaining to medical examination of a dead body.
230
Psychoanalyst
One who treats abnormal mental reactions
231
Psychologist
One who studies the science of human mind
232
Quadruped
Animals having four feed
233
Queue
A line of persons waiting.
234
Quota sold
Limited share, especially a quantity of goods allowed to be
manufactured
235
Rebel
One who revolts against the established order
236
Red-tapism
Too much official formality
237
Regicide
The killing or killer of a king
238
Sanatorium
Institution for the treatment of invalid persons
239
Secular
government in which all regions are honored
240
Sleeping partner
A partner in a business who takes no active part
241
Smuggling
To import or export without paying custom duty
242
Soliloquy
A discourse of a person, not addressed to anyone
243
Soluble
That which can be solved
244
Somnambulist
One who walks in sleep
245
Somniloquist
One who talks in sleep
246
Spendthrift
One who spends money lavishly
247
Spectator
One who looks on especially at the show of game
248
Spokesman
One who speaks for others
249
Sterilize
To free anything from germs.
250
Suicide
Self-killing (intentionally)
251
Synchronize
To happen simultaneously with other event
252
Teetotaler
Complete abstainer from wine and other intoxicants
253
Telepathy
Communication from one mid to another
254
Theist
One who believes in God
255
Theocracy
Government by priests
256
Truant
A student who absents from the class without permission
257
Ultimatum
Final statement of terms, rejection of which may lead to conflict
258
Unanimous
Being of one mid and agreeing in opinion
259
Undulate
A rise and fall in the waves
260
Unintelligible
A speech which cannot be understood
261
Unique
That which has no equal
262
Universal
That which is found everywhere
263
Utopia
An imaginary and ideal state which is perfect.
264
Vagabond
Having no fixed habitation
265
Vegetarian
One who feeds on vegetable only
266
Verbatim
Word for word
267
Verbose
Full of words; using more words than are needed
268
Veteran
One who has long experience in something, especially in the armed
forces
269
Voluntarily
Of one’s free will
270
Voyage
A journey by water or in space, especially a long one
271
Vulnerable
Liable to attack or injury
272
Widow
A woman whose husband is dead
273
Widower
A man shoes wife is dead
274
Zoology
Study of animals

 

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    Bhi g assalam-u-alaikum .
    I’m a student of b.com p1 .
    In islamiya college Gujranwala.
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