Adverbs Starting with A
Aback (adv.) Toward the back or rear; backward.
Aback (adv.) Behind; in the rear.
Aback (adv.) Backward against the mast; -- said of the sails when pressed by the wind.
Abaft (adv.) Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.
Abandonedly (adv.) Unrestrainedly.
Abasedly (adv.) Abjectly; downcastly.
Abashedly (adv.) In an abashed manner.
Abeam (adv.) On the beam, that is, on a
Abed (adv.) In bed, or on the bed.
Abed (adv.) To childbed (in the phrase "brought abed," that is, delivered of a child).
Abhorrently (adv.) With abhorrence.
Abidingly (adv.) Permanently.
Abjectly (adv.) Meanly; servilely.
Ablins (adv.) Perhaps.
Abloom (adv.) In or into bloom; in a blooming state.
Ably (adv.) In an able manner; with great ability; as, ably done, planned, said.
Abnormally (adv.) In an abnormal manner; irregularly.
Aboard (adv.) On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car.
Aboard (adv.) Alongside; as, close aboard.
Abominably (adv.) In an abominable manner; very odiously; detestably.
Aboriginally (adv.) Primarily.
Abortively (adv.) In an abortive or untimely manner; immaturely; fruitlessly.
About (adv.) On all sides; around.
About (adv.) In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across.
About (adv.) Here and there; around; in one place and another.
About (adv.) Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence, in quality, manner, degree, etc.; as, about as cold; about as high; -- also of quantity, number, time.
About (adv.) To a reserved position; half round; in the opposite direction; on the opposite tack; as, to face about; to turn one's self about.
Above (adv.) In a higher place; overhead; into or from heaven; as, the clouds above.
Above (adv.) Earlier in order; higher in the same page; hence, in a foregoing page.
Above (adv.) Higher in rank or power; as, he appealed to the court above.
Above (adv.) More than; as, above five hundred were present.
Aboveboard (adv.) Above the board or table. Hence: in open sight; without trick, concealment, or deception.
Abreast (adv.) Side by side, with breasts in a
Abreast (adv.) Side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a
Abreast (adv.) Up to a certain level or
Abreast (adv.) At the same time; simultaneously.
Abroach (adv.) Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped.
Abroach (adv.) Hence: In a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir.
Abroad (adv.) At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a tree spreads its branches abroad.
Abroad (adv.) Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from one's abode; as, to walk abroad.
Abroad (adv.) Beyond the bounds of a country; in foreign countries; as, we have broils at home and enemies abroad.
Abroad (adv.) Before the public at large; throughout society or the world; here and there; widely.
Abrood (adv.) In the act of brooding.
Abruptly (adv.) In an abrupt manner; without giving notice, or without the usual forms; suddenly.
Abruptly (adv.) Precipitously.
Absently (adv.) In an absent or abstracted manner.
Absolutely (adv.) In an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; wholly; positively.
Absorbedly (adv.) In a manner as if wholly engrossed or engaged.
Abstinently (adv.) With abstinence.
Abstractedly (adv.) In an abstracted manner; separately; with absence of mind.
Abstractively (adv.) In a abstract manner; separately; in or by itself.
Abstractly (adv.) In an abstract state or manner; separately; absolutely; by itself; as, matter abstractly considered.
Abstrusely (adv.) In an abstruse manner.
Absurdly (adv.) In an absurd manner.
Abundantly (adv.) In a sufficient degree; fully; amply; plentifully; in large measure.
Aburst (adv.) In a bursting condition.
Abusively (adv.) In an abusive manner; rudely; with abusive language.
Abysmally (adv.) To a fathomless depth; profoundly.
Academically (adv.) In an academical manner.
Accentually (adv.) In an accentual manner; in accordance with accent.
Acceptably (adv.) In an acceptable manner; in a manner to please or give satisfaction.
Acceptedly (adv.) In a accepted manner; admittedly.
Accessarily (adv.) In the manner of an accessary.
Accessibly (adv.) In an accessible manner.
Accessorily (adv.) In the manner of an accessory; auxiliary.
Accidentally (adv.) In an accidental manner; unexpectedly; by chance; unintentionally; casually; fortuitously; not essentially.
Accommodately (adv.) Suitably; fitly.
Accordantly (adv.) In accordance or agreement; agreeably; conformably; -- followed by with or to.
According (adv.) Accordingly; correspondingly.
Accordingly (adv.) Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable.
Accordingly (adv.) In natural sequence; consequently; so.
Accountably (adv.) In an accountable manner.
Accurately (adv.) In an accurate manner; exactly; precisely; without error or defect.
Accusatively (adv.) In an accusative manner.
Accusatively (adv.) In relation to the accusative case in grammar.
Accusatorially (adv.) By way accusation.
Accusingly (adv.) In an accusing manner.
Accustomably (adv.) According to custom; ordinarily; customarily.
Accustomarily (adv.) Customarily.
Achromatically (adv.) In an achromatic manner.
Acidly (adv.) Sourly; tartly.
Acknowledgedly (adv.) Confessedly.
Acock (adv.) In a cocked or turned up fashion.
Acockbill (adv.) Hanging at the cathead, ready to let go, as an anchor.
Acockbill (adv.) Topped up; having one yardarm higher than the other.
Acoustically (adv.) In relation to sound or to hearing.
Acquiescently (adv.) In an acquiescent manner.
Acquisitively (adv.) In the way of acquisition.
Acridly (adv.) In an acid manner.
Acrimoniously (adv.) In an acrimonious manner.
Acronycally (adv.) In an acronycal manner as rising at the setting of the sun, and vice versa.
Acrook (adv.) Crookedly.
Across (adv.) From side to side; crosswise; as, with arms folded across.
Across (adv.) Obliquely; athwart; amiss; awry.
Acrostically (adv.) After the manner of an acrostic.
Actionably (adv.) In an actionable manner.
Actively (adv.) In an active manner; nimbly; briskly; energetically; also, by one's own action; voluntarily, not passively.
Actively (adv.) In an active signification; as, a word used actively.
Actually (adv.) Actively.
Actually (adv.) In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively.
Acutely (adv.) In an acute manner; sharply; keenly; with nice discrimination.
Adance (adv.) Dancing.
Adangle (adv.) Dangling.
Adaptly (adv.) In a suitable manner.
Adays (adv.) By day, or every day; in the daytime.
Additionally (adv.) By way of addition.
Adequately (adv.) In an adequate manner.
Adherently (adv.) In an adherent manner.
Adhesively (adv.) In an adhesive manner.
Adjacently (adv.) So as to be adjacent.
Adjectivally (adv.) As, or in the manner of, an adjective; adjectively.
Adjectively (adv.) In the manner of an adjective; as, a word used adjectively.
Adjunctively (adv.) In an adjunctive manner.
Adjunctly (adv.) By way of addition or adjunct; in connection with.
Admirably (adv.) In an admirable manner.
Admittedly (adv.) Confessedly.
Adorably (adv.) In an adorable manner.
Adoringly (adv.) With adoration.
Adorningly (adv.) By adorning; decoratively.
Adown (adv.) From a higher to a lower situation; downward; down, to or on the ground.
Adroitly (adv.) In an adroit manner.
Adulterously (adv.) In an adulterous manner.
Advantageously (adv.) Profitably; with advantage.
Adventurously (adv.) In an adventurous manner; venturesomely; boldly; daringly.
Adverbially (adv.) In the manner of an adverb.
Adversely (adv.) In an adverse manner; inimically; unfortunately; contrariwise.
Advisably (adv.) With advice; wisely.
Advisedly (adv.) Circumspectly; deliberately; leisurely.
Advisedly (adv.) With deliberate purpose; purposely; by design.
Aerially (adv.) Like, or from, the air; in an aerial manner.
Afar (adv.) At, to, or from a great distance; far away; -- often used with from preceding, or off following; as, he was seen from afar; I saw him afar off.
Affably (adv.) In an affable manner; courteously.
Affectedly (adv.) In an affected manner; hypocritically; with more show than reality.
Affectedly (adv.) Lovingly; with tender care.
Affectingly (adv.) In an affecting manner; is a manner to excite emotions.
Affectionately (adv.) With affection; lovingly; fondly; tenderly; kindly.
Affectively (adv.) In an affective manner; impressively; emotionally.
Affettuoso (adv.) With feeling.
Affirmatively (adv.) In an affirmative manner; on the affirmative side of a question; in the affirmative; -- opposed to negatively.
Afflictively (adv.) In an afflictive manner.
Affluently (adv.) Abundantly; copiously.
Affrightedly (adv.) With fright.
Affrontedly (adv.) Shamelessly.
Affrontingly (adv.) In an affronting manner.
Afield (adv.) To, in, or on the field.
Afield (adv.) Out of the way; astray.
Aflat (adv.) Level with the ground; flat.
Afoot (adv.) On foot.
Afoot (adv.) Fig.: In motion; in action; astir; in progress.
Afore (adv.) Before.
Afore (adv.) In the fore part of a vessel.
Aforehand (adv.) Beforehand; in anticipation.
Aforetime (adv.) In time past; formerly.
Afresh (adv.) Anew; again; once more; newly.
Afront (adv.) In front; face to face.
After (adv.) Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after.
Afterwards (adv.) Alt. of Afterward
Afterward (adv.) At a later or succeeding time.
Aftward (adv.) Toward the stern.
Again (adv.) In return, back; as, bring us word again.
Again (adv.) Another time; once more; anew.
Again (adv.) Once repeated; -- of quantity; as, as large again, half as much again.
Again (adv.) In any other place.
Again (adv.) On the other hand.
Again (adv.) Moreover; besides; further.
Againward (adv.) Back again.
Agamically (adv.) In an agamic manner.
Agate (adv.) On the way; agoing; as, to be agate; to set the bells agate.
Agedly (adv.) In the manner of an aged person.
Aggravatingly (adv.) In an aggravating manner.
Aggregately (adv.) Collectively; in mass.
Agilely (adv.) In an agile manner; nimbly.
Agitatedly (adv.) In an agitated manner.
Agley (adv.) Aside; askew.
Agoing (adv.) In motion; in the act of going; as, to set a mill agoing.
Agonistically (adv.) In an agonistic manner.
Agonizingly (adv.) With extreme anguish or desperate struggles.
Agood (adv.) In earnest; heartily.
Agre (adv.) Alt. of Agree
Agree (adv.) In good part; kindly.
Agreeably (adv.) In an agreeably manner; in a manner to give pleasure; pleasingly.
Agreeably (adv.) In accordance; suitably; consistently; conformably; -- followed by to and rarely by with. See Agreeable, 4.
Agreeably (adv.) Alike; similarly.
Agreeingly (adv.) In an agreeing manner (to); correspondingly; agreeably.
Agrief (adv.) In grief; amiss.
Ahead (adv.) In or to the front; in advance; onward.
Ahead (adv.) Headlong; without restraint.
Aheap (adv.) In a heap; huddled together.
Aheight (adv.) Aloft; on high.
Ahigh (adv.) On high.
Ahold (adv.) Near the wind; as, to lay a ship ahold.
Ahorseback (adv.) On horseback.
Ahull (adv.) With the sails furled, and the helm lashed alee; -- applied to ships in a storm. See Hull, n.
Aiblins (adv.) Alt. of Ablins
Ablins (adv.) Perhaps; possibly.
Airily (adv.) In an airy manner; lightly; gaily; jauntily; flippantly.
Airward (adv.) Alt. of Airwards
Airwards (adv.) Toward the air; upward.
Ajar (adv.) Slightly turned or opened; as, the door was standing ajar.
Ajar (adv.) In a state of discord; out of harmony; as, he is ajar with the world.
Ajog (adv.) On the jog.
Aknee (adv.) On the knee.
Alacriously (adv.) With alacrity; briskly.
Aland (adv.) On land; to the land; ashore.
Alarmedly (adv.) In an alarmed manner.
Alate (adv.) Lately; of late.
Alchemically (adv.) In the manner of alchemy.
Alday (adv.) Continually.
Alee (adv.) On or toward the lee, or the side away from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee when pressed close to the lee side.
Alength (adv.) At full length; lengthwise.
Alertly (adv.) In an alert manner; nimbly.
Algate (adv.) Alt. of Algates
Algates (adv.) Always; wholly; everywhere.
Algates (adv.) By any or means; at all events.
Algates (adv.) Notwithstanding; yet.
Algebraically (adv.) By algebraic process.
Alias (adv.) Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.
Alias (adv.) At another time.
Alife (adv.) On my life; dearly.
Alike (adv.) In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally; as, we are all alike concerned in religion.
Alimentally (adv.) So as to serve for nourishment or food; nourishing quality.
All (adv.) Wholly; completely; altogether; entirely; quite; very; as, all bedewed; my friend is all for amusement.
All (adv.) Even; just. (Often a mere intensive adjunct.)
Allenarly (adv.) Solely; only.
Allodially (adv.) By allodial tenure.
Allopathically (adv.) In a manner conformable to allopathy; by allopathic methods.
Allowably (adv.) In an allowable manner.
Allowedly (adv.) By allowance; admittedly.
Allthing (adv.) Altogether.
Allusively (adv.) Figuratively [Obs.]; by way of allusion; by implication, suggestion, or insinuation.
Allwhere (adv.) Everywhere.
Almightily (adv.) With almighty power.
Almost (adv.) Nearly; well nigh; all but; for the greatest part.
Aloft (adv.) On high; in the air; high above the ground.
Aloft (adv.) In the top; at the mast head, or on the higher yards or rigging; overhead; hence (Fig. and Colloq.), in or to heaven.
Alone (adv.) Solely; simply; exclusively.
Alonely (adv.) Only; merely; singly.
Along (adv.) By the length; in a
Along (adv.) In a
Along (adv.) In company; together.
Alongshore (adv.) Along the shore or coast.
Alongside (adv.) Along or by the side; side by side with; -- often with of; as, bring the boat alongside; alongside of him; alongside of the tree.
Aloof (adv.) At or from a distance, but within view, or at a small distance; apart; away.
Aloof (adv.) Without sympathy; unfavorably.
Aloud (adv.) With a loud voice, or great noise; loudly; audibly.
Alow (adv.) Below; in a lower part.
Alphabetically (adv.) In an alphabetic manner; in the customary order of the letters.
Already (adv.) Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously.
Als (adv.) Also.
Als (adv.) As.
Altarwise (adv.) In the proper position of an altar, that is, at the east of a church with its ends towards the north and south.
Alterably (adv.) In an alterable manner.
Alternately (adv.) In reciprocal succession; succeeding by turns; in alternate order.
Alternately (adv.) By alternation; when, in a proportion, the antecedent term is compared with antecedent, and consequent.
Alternatively (adv.) In the manner of alternatives, or that admits the choice of one out of two things.
Altogether (adv.) All together; conjointly.
Altogether (adv.) Without exception; wholly; completely.
Alway (adv.) Always.
Always (adv.) At all times; ever; perpetually; throughout all time; continually; as, God is always the same.
Always (adv.) Constancy during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals; invariably; uniformly; -- opposed to sometimes or occasionally.
Amatorially (adv.) In an amatorial manner.
Amazedly (adv.) In amazement; with confusion or astonishment.
Ambidextrously (adv.) In an ambidextrous manner; cunningly.
Ambiguously (adv.) In an ambiguous manner; with doubtful meaning.
Ambitiously (adv.) In an ambitious manner.
Amblingly (adv.) With an ambling gait.
Ambrosially (adv.) After the manner of ambrosia; delightfully.
Amenably (adv.) In an amenable manner.
Amiably (adv.) In an amiable manner.
Amicably (adv.) In an amicable manner.
Amidships (adv.) In the middle of a ship, with regard to her length, and sometimes also her breadth.
Amiss (adv.) Astray; faultily; improperly; wrongly; ill.
A-mornings (adv.) In the morning; every morning.
Amoroso (adv.) In a soft, tender, amatory style.
Amorously (adv.) In an amorous manner; fondly.
Amorwe (adv.) In the morning.
Amorwe (adv.) On the following morning.
Amphibiously (adv.) Like an amphibious being.
Amphitheatrically (adv.) In the form or manner of an amphitheater.
Amply (adv.) In an ample manner.
Ana (adv.) Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, ana (or, contracted, aa), / ij., that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces.
Anacamptically (adv.) By reflection; as, echoes are sound produced anacamptically.
Analogically (adv.) In an analogical sense; in accordance with analogy; by way of similitude.
Analytically (adv.) In an analytical manner.
Anatomically (adv.) In an anatomical manner; by means of dissection.
Ancestorially (adv.) With regard to ancestors.
Anciently (adv.) In ancient times.
Anciently (adv.) In an ancient manner.
Anes (adv.) Once.
Anew (adv.) Over again; another time; in a new form; afresh; as, to arm anew; to create anew.
Angelically (adv.) Like an angel.
Angerly (adv.) Angrily.
Anglewise (adv.) In an angular manner; angularly.
Anglice (adv.) In English; in the English manner; as, Livorno, Anglice Leghorn.
Angrily (adv.) In an angry manner; under the influence of anger.
Angularly (adv.) In an angular manner; with of at angles or corners.
Anight (adv.) Alt. of Anights
Anights (adv.) In the night time; at night.
Animally (adv.) Physically.
Animatedly (adv.) With animation.
Anniversarily (adv.) Annually.
Annually (adv.) Yearly; year by year.
Annularry (adv.) In an annular manner.
Anomalistically (adv.) With irregularity.
Anomalously (adv.) In an anomalous manner.
Anon (adv.) Straightway; at once.
Anon (adv.) Soon; in a little while.
Anon (adv.) At another time; then; again.
Anonymously (adv.) In an anonymous manner; without a name.
Answerably (adv.) In an answerable manner; in due proportion or correspondence; suitably.
Antecedently (adv.) Previously; before in time; at a time preceding; as, antecedently to conversion.
Anteriorly (adv.) In an anterior manner; before.
Anthemwise (adv.) Alternately.
Antichristianly (adv.) In an antichristian manner.
Anticly (adv.) Oddly; grotesquely.
Antiquely (adv.) In an antique manner.
Antiseptically (adv.) By means of antiseptics.
Antithetically (adv.) By way antithesis.
Anxiously (adv.) In an anxious manner; with painful uncertainty; solicitously.
Any (adv.) To any extent; in any degree; at all.
Anyhow (adv.) In any way or manner whatever; at any rate; in any event.
Anything (adv.) In any measure; anywise; at all.
Anyway (adv.) Alt. of Anyways
Anyways (adv.) Anywise; at all.
Anywhere (adv.) In any place.
Anywhither (adv.) To or towards any place.
Anywise (adv.) In any wise or way; at all.
Apace (adv.) With a quick pace; quick; fast; speedily.
Apart (adv.) Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.
Apart (adv.) In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently; as, consider the two propositions apart.
Apart (adv.) Aside; away.
Apart (adv.) In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart.
Apathetically (adv.) In an apathetic manner.
Apert (adv.) Openly.
Apertly (adv.) Openly; clearly.
Aphoristically (adv.) In the form or manner of aphorisms; pithily.
Apiece (adv.) Each by itself; by the single one; to each; as the share of each; as, these melons cost a shilling apiece.
Apieces (adv.) In pieces or to pieces.
Apishly (adv.) In an apish manner; with servile imitation; foppishly.
Apitpat (adv.) With quick beating or palpitation; pitapat.
Apocalyptically (adv.) By revelation; in an apocalyptic manner.
Apocryphally (adv.) In an apocryphal manner; mythically; not indisputably.
Apodeictically (adv.) Alt. of Apodictically
Apodictically (adv.) So as to be evident beyond contradiction.
Apoise (adv.) Balanced.
Apologetically (adv.) By way of apology.
Aport (adv.) On or towards the port or left side; -- said of the helm.
Apostolically (adv.) In an apostolic manner.
Apparently (adv.) Visibly.
Apparently (adv.) Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently.
Apparently (adv.) Seemingly; in appearance; as, a man may be apparently friendly, yet malicious in heart.
Appearingly (adv.) Apparently.
Appellatively (adv.) After the manner of nouns appellative; in a manner to express whole classes or species; as, Hercules is sometimes used appellatively, that is, as a common name, to signify a strong man.
Appetizing (adv.) So as to excite appetite.
Applicatorily (adv.) By way of application.
Appliedly (adv.) By application.
Appreciatingly (adv.) In an appreciating manner; with appreciation.
Apprehensively (adv.) In an apprehensive manner; with apprehension of danger.
Appropriately (adv.) In an appropriate or proper manner; fitly; properly.
Approvedly (adv.) So as to secure approbation; in an approved manner.
Approximately (adv.) With approximation; so as to approximate; nearly.
Appulsively (adv.) By appulsion.
Aptly (adv.) In an apt or suitable manner; fitly; properly; pertinently; appropriately; readily.
Arbitrarily (adv.) In an arbitrary manner; by will only; despotically; absolutely.
Archetypally (adv.) With reference to the archetype; originally. "Parts archetypally distinct."
Archly (adv.) In an arch manner; with attractive slyness or roguishness; slyly; waggishly.
Archwise (adv.) Arch-shaped.
Arcuately (adv.) In the form of a bow.
Ardently (adv.) In an ardent manner; eagerly; with warmth; affectionately; passionately.
Arduously (adv.) In an arduous manner; with difficulty or laboriousness.
Arear (adv.) Backward; in or to the rear; behindhand.
Arew (adv.) In a row.
Argal (adv.) A ludicrous corruption of the Latin word ergo, therefore.
Argutely (adv.) In a subtle; shrewdly.
Aright (adv.) Rightly; correctly; in a right way or form; without mistake or crime; as, to worship God aright.
Arithmetically (adv.) Conformably to the principles or methods of arithmetic.
Around (adv.) In a circle; circularly; on every side; round.
Around (adv.) In a circuit; here and there within the surrounding space; all about; as, to travel around from town to town.
Around (adv.) Near; in the neighborhood; as, this man was standing around when the fight took place.
Arow (adv.) In a row,
Arrantly (adv.) Notoriously, in an ill sense; infamously; impudently; shamefully.
Arraswise (adv.) Alt. of Arrasways
Arrasways (adv.) Placed in such a position as to exhibit the top and two sides, the corner being in front; -- said of a rectangular form.
Arrear (adv.) To or in the rear; behind; backwards.
Arriswise (adv.) Diagonally laid, as tiles; ridgewise.
Arrogantly (adv.) In an arrogant manner; with undue pride or self-importance.
Artfully (adv.) In an artful manner; with art or cunning; skillfully; dexterously; craftily.
Articularly (adv.) In an articular or an articulate manner.
Articulately (adv.) After the manner, or in the form, of a joint.
Articulately (adv.) Article by article; in distinct particulars; in detail; definitely.
Articulately (adv.) With distinct utterance of the separate sounds.
Artificially (adv.) In an artificial manner; by art, or skill and contrivance, not by nature.
Artificially (adv.) Ingeniously; skillfully.
Artificially (adv.) Craftily; artfully.
Artlessly (adv.) In an artless manner; without art, skill, or guile; unaffectedly.
Artly (adv.) With art or skill.
A-sea (adv.) On the sea; at sea; toward the sea.
Asexually (adv.) In an asexual manner; without sexual agency.
Ashamedly (adv.) Bashfully.
Ashore (adv.) On shore or on land; on the land adjacent to water; to the shore; to the land; aground (when applied to a ship); -- sometimes opposed to aboard or afloat.
Aside (adv.) On, or to, one side; out of a straight
Aside (adv.) Out of one's thoughts; off; away; as, to put aside gloomy thoughts.
Aside (adv.) So as to be heard by others; privately.
Askance (adv.) Alt. of Askant
Askant (adv.) Sideways; obliquely; with a side glance; with disdain, envy, or suspicion.
Aslug (adv.) Sluggishly.
Asquint (adv.) With the eye directed to one side; not in the straight
Assistantly (adv.) In a manner to give aid.
Assumably (adv.) By way of assumption.
Assumedly (adv.) By assumption.
Assuredly (adv.) Certainly; indubitably.
Astarboard (adv.) Over to the starboard side; -- said of the tiller.
Astatically (adv.) In an astatic manner.
Astay (adv.) An anchor is said to be astay, when, in heaving it, an acute angle is formed between the cable and the surface of the water.
Astern (adv.) In or at the hinder part of a ship; toward the hinder part, or stern; backward; as, to go astern.
Astern (adv.) Behind a ship; in the rear.
Astonishedly (adv.) In an astonished manner.
Astoop (adv.) In a stooping or inc
Astraddle (adv.) In a straddling position; astride; bestriding; as, to sit astraddle a horse.
Astride (adv.) With one leg on each side, as a man when on horseback; with the legs stretched wide apart; astraddle.
Astringently (adv.) In an astringent manner.
Asunder (adv.) Apart; separate from each other; into parts; in two; separately; into or in different pieces or places.
Aswing (adv.) In a state of swinging.
Aswoon (adv.) In a swoon.
Aswooned (adv.) In a swoon.
Ataunt (adv.) Alt. of Ataunto
Ataunto (adv.) Fully rigged, as a vessel; with all sails set; set on end or set right.
Athwart (adv.) Across, especially in an oblique direction; sidewise; obliquely.
Athwart (adv.) Across the course; so as to thwart; perversely.
Atilt (adv.) In the manner of a tilter; in the position, or with the action, of one making a thrust.
Atilt (adv.) In the position of a cask tilted, or with one end raised. [In this sense sometimes used as an adjective.]
A-tiptoe (adv.) On tiptoe; eagerly expecting.
Atmospherically (adv.) In relation to the atmosphere.
Atomically (adv.) In an atomic manner; in accordance with the atomic philosophy.
Atop (adv.) On or at the top.
Atrip (adv.) Just hove clear of the ground; -- said of the anchor.
Atrip (adv.) Sheeted home, hoisted taut up and ready for trimming; -- said of sails.
Atrip (adv.) Hoisted up and ready to be swayed across; -- said of yards.
Attemperly (adv.) Temperately.
Attently (adv.) Attentively.
Attonce (adv.) At once; together.
Attone (adv.) See At one.
Attributively (adv.) In an attributive manner.
Atwain (adv.) In twain; asunder.
Atwixt (adv.) Betwixt.
Atwo (adv.) In two; in twain; asunder.
Audaciously (adv.) In an audacious manner; with excess of boldness; impudently.
Audibly (adv.) So as to be heard.
Aught (adv.) At all; in any degree.
Augustly (adv.) In an august manner.
Auricularly (adv.) In an auricular manner.
Austerely (adv.) Severely; rigidly; sternly.
Authentically (adv.) In an authentic manner; with the requisite or genuine authority.
Authenticly (adv.) Authentically.
Autogenously (adv.) In an autogenous manner; spontaneously.
Automatically (adv.) In an automatic manner.
Autoptically (adv.) By means of ocular view, or one's own observation.
Auxiliarly (adv.) By way of help.
Avaiably (adv.) In an available manner; profitably; advantageously; efficaciously.
Aversely (adv.) Backward; in a backward direction; as, emitted aversely.
Aversely (adv.) With repugnance or aversion; unwillingly.
Avidiously (adv.) Eagerly; greedily.
Avie (adv.) Emulously.
Avisely (adv.) Advisedly.
Away (adv.) From a place; hence.
Away (adv.) Absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from home.
Away (adv.) Aside; off; in another direction.
Away (adv.) From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
Away (adv.) By ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: Go or come away; begone; take away.
Away (adv.) On; in continuance; without intermission or delay; as, sing away.
Awayward (adv.) Turned away; away.
Aweather (adv.) On the weather side, or toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows; -- opposed to alee; as, helm aweather!
Aweigh (adv.) Just drawn out of the ground, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip; -- said of the anchor.
Awfully (adv.) In an awful manner; in a manner to fill with terror or awe; fearfully; reverently.
Awfully (adv.) Very; excessively.
Awhile (adv.) For a while; for some time; for a short time.
Awing (adv.) On the wing; flying; fluttering.
Awk (adv.) Perversely; in the wrong way.
Awkly (adv.) In an unlucky (left-handed) or perverse manner.
Awkly (adv.) Awkwardly.
Awork (adv.) At work; in action.
Aworking (adv.) At work; in action.
Awrong (adv.) Wrongly.
Axially (adv.) In relation to, or in a
Axiomatically (adv.) By the use of axioms; in the form of an axiom.
Ay (adv.) Same as Aye.
Aye (adv.) Alt. of Ay
Ay (adv.) Yes; yea; -- a word expressing assent, or an affirmative answer to a question. It is much used in viva voce voting in legislative bodies, etc.
Ayenward (adv.) Backward.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".