Found 63 articles starting with O:

omit - correct spelling

omit - verb  Example: You may omit these items from the application....

omitted - correct spelling

omitted - verb (past tense and past participle of the verb omit)  Not omited.Example: She ...

omniscience, omniscient - vocabulary

adjectiveOmniscient: having unlimited or infinite knowledge.nounOmniscience: unlimited or infinite knowledge. Philip felt that he ought to...

once - correct spelling

once - adverb, adjective, subordinating conjunction, and noun  Example: The ...

onerous - vocabulary

adjectiveBurdensome, oppressive, troublesome. We have the means to change the laws we find unjust or onerous. We cannot, as citizens, pick and choose the laws we will or will not obey....

online, on-line - correct spelling

online, on-line - adjective and adverb  Spelled either online or on-line. The single-word spelling is gaining ground.Here’s a usage note from ...

only

Garner Oxford at p. 239 describes only as “the most frequently misplaced of all English words.” You should put only immediately before the word you intend to limit. The greater the distance...

Only One State, e.g., Unique

Please notice that some adjectives have only one state, the positive state. Put another way, some adjectives cannot display the degrees shown by the comparative and the superlative states or through further modification by adverbs like very,...

onus - vocabulary

nounA difficult burden, task, or responsibility. In law, the word onus refers to the burden of proof, as in The onus is on the plaintiff to prove the theory of the case. He propo...

operate - correct spelling

operate - verb  Example: His car does not operate properly....

opinion - correct spelling

opinion - noun  Example: Public opinion will determine the election results....

opponent - correct spelling

opponent - noun  Example: Her opponent used negative advertising....

opportune - correct spelling

opportune - adjective  Example: Now is an opportune time to buy gold....

opportunity - correct spelling

opportunity - noun  Example: He took advantage of the opportunity and invested in the project....

oppression - correct spelling

oppression - noun  Example: The oppression of the dictator caused the people to flee....

opprobrium - vocabulary

nounThe disgrace or reproach incurred by outrageous or shameful conduct; ignominy. Yahoo has suffered a good deal of opprobrium since it was revealed last month that, when [Chinese] governm...

optimism - correct spelling

optimism - noun  Example: His optimism and positive approach impressed his coworkers....

optimist - correct spelling

optimist - noun  Example: Always the optimist, the CEO predicted higher earnings....

optimistic - correct spelling

optimistic - adjective  Example: We are optimistic about a favorable outcome....

or

Don’t hesitate to start a sentence with Or. It’s a coordinating conjunction, and great writers have been starting sentences with conjunctions for hundr...

oral, verbal - vocabulary

adjectiveOral: uttered by the mouth, as in oral testimony; using or transmitted by speech, as in oral methods of teaching languages; involving the mouth, as in the oral ...

orchestra - correct spelling

orchestra - noun  Example: The orchestra performed works of Mozart....

ordinarily - correct spelling

ordinarily - adverb  Grammar.com's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. Click here fo...

Organize vs. Organise

They hired a professional to help organize their wedding. His office is a mess. He needs someone to help him or...

origin - correct spelling

origin - noun  Example: Darwin studied the origin of the species....

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