P - Letter P - Words that begin with the Letter P

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Upper Case Capital Letter P 

Lower Case Letter  p

Speak Letter - Mouse over the Letter P (pee)

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Sound Phonics: a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes y

The Letter P is the 16th letter of the English Alphabet. Word Class.

Important Words that begin with the Letter P

Perceptive is to become aware of things through the senses and to have knowledge of something. Become conscious of something without bias. Having perception and the ability to perceive something.

Purpose is the reason why you are doing something and being determined to achieve a goal. The values that guide your actions and decisions.

Positive is feeling something good without any worries. Confidence. Positive also means something greater than zero or having a positive charge and not a negative charge.

Progress is gradual improvement or development in a positive way. The act of moving forward toward a goal.

Prosper is to make steady progress and reach a high point of historical significance or importance.

Perform is to do or accomplish a particular action or function successfully using knowledge.

Professional is a person who has spent many years learning and studying a particular area of knowledge, skill and activity, in order to become very effective and efficient in performing a particular complex task or very effective and efficient when solving a complex problem that they have spent several years training for.

Practice is a learning method where a person or persons rehearse a behavior or action over and over again for the purpose of improving and mastering a skill or an ability that accomplishes a goal or achieves a particular result. "Practice makes Perfect".
Sports teams practice their skills and knowledge in order to prepare themselves for real games. Playing a musical instrument well takes a lot of time, effort and practice. Routines.

Perfect is something perceived to be the best it can be. Something that works well in a positive or beneficial way. Something that can accomplish a goal effectively and efficiently.

Persistent is determination in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. A continuous and connected period of time. The act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior.

Persistence is continually doing something and repeating your actions over and over again while at the same time being focused and determined so that you don't give up on the goal that you want to achieve.

Pace is the rate of speed or movement that is measured by the distance covered over a period of time. Progress.

Possibility is a future outcome or action that could happen. A prediction or a potential.

Potential are the abilities, skills and knowledge gained from learning and experience that can be used to accomplish goals or to produce things that are important. Potential is having the possibility or the capacity to do something or to create something. Having stored energy for future use. (You have the potential to do something really amazing.)

Prediction is to calculate a possible outcome of an event that could happen in the future. Having evidence and experience to accurately measure something in advance before it happens.

Plan is to design a systematic series of steps or necessary actions that are needed to be taken that would help accomplish a particular goal or to help solve a particular problem or to help get prepared for a future event. To draw a diagram that would visually explain how, when and where each action of a plan should be done or each action of a problem solving process should be done.

Process is a series of actions or a set of interrelated activities or steps that are taken in order to achieve a particular goal. To perform a series of mechanical or chemical operations that would accomplish a particular goal or obtain the necessary results needed. 

Parameters are the factors that defines a system and determines its performance or limits. A numerical or other measurable factor forming one of a set that defines a system or sets the conditions of its operation. A quantity whose value is selected for the particular circumstances and in relation to which other variable quantities may be expressed. A numerical characteristic of a population, as distinct from a statistic of a sample.

Proof is factual evidence, documents or statements that shows and measures the validity and the truth of something, something that has been tested and is free from errors.

Prove is to show the validity, accuracy or the truth of something by providing a clear example, or by providing a logical explanation, or by providing evidence, or by doing an experiment or a demonstration using a mathematical formula.

Produce is to create, build or manufacture a product. Produce also means fresh fruits and vegetables that are sold at store or markets.

Product is something created by someone or created by some process.

Participation is the act of sharing in the activities of a group. Having the same experience with others. Being involved in the same activities as others. Activism.

Protect is the act of defending, shielding and guarding someone or something from danger, damage, injury, loss or destruction. To give help or assistance and to be of service. Protection.

Permission is having a written or verbal agreement of consent from someone that would allow you to do a particular activity. Permission is is when someone says yes and they give you authorization or approval to do something.

Privilege is having a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all. A right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group. Having a choice or an option that other people do not.

Prejudice is to pre-judge someone or to form an opinion of someone before ever meeting them or before ever knowing them personally, or before seeing any facts or evidence that would justify any misbehavior, unfairness or unequal treatment of that person.

Promise is a commitment and an agreement to do something or not to do something in the future. An oath.

Polite is being nice, friendly and respectable and showing good manners and not being rude or insensitive.

Proud is having self-respect and self-worth without shame or egotistic behavior. Being confident with who you are, knowing that you are a good person who respects other people and in return should be respected.

Pride is a feeling of self-respect and personal worth that comes from understanding your unique qualities and abilities.

Peace is when people are happy, calm and living in harmony without any stress or anxiety. Peace is when there are no disputes, no wars, no hostilities and no abusive actions that would disturb the peace or infringe on peoples freedoms or peace of mind.

Patience is having the ability to wait and experience delays without getting angry or disturbed. Being able to handle a stressful situation without making it worse by complaining or by excessively worrying. Having tolerance and understanding. Being calm.

Patient is a person who requires medical care. Patient can also mean having patience.

Punctual is being somewhere at the right time that was agreed on, and arriving at a moment in time that was appointed to you or expected by others so that you would not keep people waiting or delay someone by being late. (I arrived at the train station on time so that I would not miss the train.)

Please is a polite request to ask someone nicely to do something or not to do something.

Pleasing is something nice that you like or something that feels good or is satisfying. (That pleases me.)

Pleasure is something that feels good and provides a source of happiness or enjoyment.

Pain is something that hurts that causes physical discomfort, suffering or emotional distress. An injury to the body or a problem with the nervous system that signals that something is wrong in the body. A source of unhappiness.

Physical is having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses. Dealing with matter and energy. Relating to the body as opposed to the mind. Physical also means a medical examination to determine a person's bodily fitness.

Parent is a father or mother who is a guardian that provides defense, security, love and care for their children.

Preserve is protect something from harm, decay, loss, or destruction by maintaining its condition so that it will last and stay safe and free from harmful substances. Preserve is to prevent food from rotting or from become unsafe to eat. Fruit can be preserved by cooking with sugar. Preserve can also mean a place or reservation where animals are protected and undisturbed.

Partner is a person who shares a common interest and is an associate who is closely connected to you and helps you in a particular activity, role or type of work. A partner is a trusted friend.

Partnership is a cooperative relationship between people or groups who agree to share responsibility for achieving some specific goal.      

Personal is concerning or affecting a particular person or individual or his or her private life and personality. A person's body or physical being. (Don't take it personal.)

Personnel is a group of people or a group of employees. Personnel can also mean a department that is responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management. Human Resources.

People is any group of human beings collectively, men or women or children. A body of citizens or individuals in a state or country. Being more than one person.

Public is something that is not private and is open and shared by everyone like a park or a common area. Public can also mean people or a community as a whole who share some common interests.

Plural is composed of more than one member, set, or kind. Grammatical number category referring to two or more items or units. The form of a word that is used to denote more than one.

Possession is having something and being in control of something like an item or an area of land. Something that belongs to you or something that you are responsible for. Something that you are the legal owner of.

Procurement is the act of getting possession of something.

Path is a narrow area to walk along that has an established line of travel or open access that allows you to move from one place to the next. Path can also mean a course of conduct or a way of doing something that is especially designed for a particular use.

Philosophy is the rational investigation of questions and the study of general and fundamental reasoning concerning human existence, knowledge, values, the mind, human language and the soul. Philosophy can also mean a belief or system of beliefs on how to live or how to deal with particular situations that are similar in some ways to following a religion or ideology.

Present is to bring forward, introduce, give or deliver something or someone for others to see. Present can also mean a gift.
Present can also mean the time between past and future that is now existing or happening now.

Palate is the upper surface of the mouth or roof of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities. Palate can also mean a person's particular taste and flavor.

Protein are organic compounds that are essential components of living cells that consist of polymers of amino acids that are essential in the diet of animals for growth and for the repair of tissues.

Platelets are tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood that are essential for blood clotting.

Plasma is the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells are suspended.(erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes). Atoms and Molecules need Space.

Peach is an edible sweet and juicy soft fruit grown on peach trees that have a yellowish or whitish flesh on the outside.

Plum is an edible medium-sized oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard pit seed in the middle.

Polish is to softly rub a surface in order to clean it or to make it smooth or make it reflect light better and look shiny.

Pigment determines the color of something because the molecules either absorb certain wavelengths of light or reflect certain wavelengths of light, and if a pigment reflects a certain wavelength of light, then that is what color you will see. For objects that have no pigments, like animals, then the shape and size of its surface either absorbs certain wavelengths of light or reflects certain wavelengths of light, and if the surface reflects a certain wavelength of light, then that is what color you will see.

Pollinate is to fertilize by transferring pollen.

Pollen are the fine spores that contain male sexual reproductive cells that are borne by an anther in a flowering plant.

Piece is a separate part or a portion of something or of a whole that can be shared or divided. (May I please have a piece?) A piece of something can also be joined, united or assembled together with other pieces to make something. (This puzzle has many pieces that I can put together.)

Picture is a visual representation of an object, scene, person or abstraction that is produced on a surface. An observable object
of a mental image, or a two-dimensional illustration or graphic art composition that was painted or drawn.

Publish is to print written work on paper or to create digital text files for public distribution or sale, or to make information available and easy to share.

Poet is a skillful writer or artistic speaker who uses words in a unique style to communicate ideas or to transmit complex messages, sometimes using words that rhyme or words that blend well together.

Pilot is someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft or airplane in flight. Act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance. A person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor. A pilot light is a small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner.

Pick is to choose or select something carefully from a group. The quantity of a crop that is harvested or gathered by pulling lightly but sharply with a plucking motion. Pick can also mean to remove small bits or unwanted substances using a thin sharp tool. Pick can also mean a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends that is used for digging. Pick can also mean a small thin device used to pluck a stringed musical instrument.

Pivot is the act of turning or the point of rotation in a lever system. The central point, pin, or shaft on which a mechanism turns or oscillates.

Pole is a long round or square rod made of wood or metal or plastic that is used to holdup or support something. Pole can also mean one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere, or one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated.

Planet is a large round shaped solid object in space made up of different elements that spins and revolves around a sun or star in a solar system. All 9 planets in our solar system rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction. A planet is not a comet, asteroid, meteor, moon or satellite.

Pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. (3.14159)

Pacific is the largest ocean in the world. Pacific can also mean to promote peace.

Phenomenon is a fact or situation that is observed to exist or happen, especially one whose cause or explanation is in question.
Phenomenon is any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning. The object of a person's perception and what the senses or the mind notice.  A remarkable development that you can see happen.

Properties are essential attributes that can be distinguished.

Pure is something that is free of bad qualities and free from unnecessary elements of any kind. Something that is pleasing and valuable and in its natural state of harmony.

Poison is any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism. Anything that harms or destroys.

Pollution is when air, water, soil or food is contaminated with harmful substances, chemicals and poisons as a consequence of human activities.

Penalty is a form of justice that happens when someone breaks a law or disregards certain rules and shows a willful lack of care consideration for other people or property. A penalty could be a monetary fine or the suspension of licenses that would stop dangerous or abusive actions from repeating. A penalty could also be a request for a violator to repair the damages that were done and restore all the things they damaged as a result of this crime.

Punishment is a form of justice that imposes a penalty on someone who broke a law or violated human rights.

Profanity is a type of vulgar language that uses abusive and rude words that are meant for intimidating people instead of communicating with people. Using slang or expressions that are not considered appropriate or necessary.

Preposition is a function word that combines with a noun or pronoun or noun phrase to form a prepositional phrase that can have an adverbial or adjectival relation to some other word. Placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached).

Pet is a domesticated animal raised for companionship and enjoyment and sometimes pest control and safety. Pet also means to stroke or caress gently.

Play is to take part and share in fun activities like games or sports either for amusement or to measure or test your abilities against other players. To play a musical instrument or to play a role or a  part in a play or a movie.

Puppy is a young dog or new born baby dog.

Price is how much money something is. The price does not say how valuable something is or what the true cost of something is, it's only the price or the money that you pay.

P.M. is an abbreviation for Latin "post meridiem" which is between noon and midnight. PM or after noon goes for 12 hours until 12 AM midnight, then the 12 hour cycle continues, and can be measured with a 12 hour clock. AM is after midnight until 12 Noon.

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