W - Letter W - Words that begin with the Letter W

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Upper Case Capital Letter W 

Lower Case Letter  w

Speak Letter - Mouse over the Letter W (dubul yoo)

Hand Write Letter - Mouse over diagram on right >

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

The Letter W is the 23rd Letter of the English Alphabet. Word Class

Important Words that begin with the Letter W

Wise is having of good judgment and common sense when experiencing difficult situations or when trying to solve complex problems. Being wise is knowing the difference between right and wrong, and knowing what is good and bad so that you make accurate decisions and good choices.

Wisdom is a learned skill and a trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight. Having wisdom is knowing how to think, judge and reason effectively and efficiently.

Word is a unit of language that has meaning and also transfers information that native speakers can identify.

Write is to communicate or express a message by writing or imprinting letters or symbols on a surface that represent the sounds of words or that express the words of a particular language that the receiver of the written message can understand.

Why is to ask a question in order to better understand the reason for something that happened, or to know the cause for something that happened, or to understand the intention of an action, or to ask for an explanation for something that was said. (Just saying because is not an answer, because why?)

What is request to repeat something that was said because you did not hear the message clearly enough and that you wish to hear the message again so that you can make sure that what you heard was accurate and understood correctly. What can also mean that you need an explanation about some thing that happened or something that was said. (What happened? What was that? What do you mean?)

When is to give a time, day, month and year of when something will happen in the future or when something did happen already before in the past.

Where is to give the place and location of an event. Coordinates.

Who is to give the persons name or a description of a person or persons.

Which is to ask for a particular person or thing among several different choices. (Which one do you choose?)

Wonder is to have a wish or a desire to know something and learn more about something. (I wonder what that is?)
Wonder can also mean to place doubt or express doubtful speculation about something. (I wonder if I did the right thing?)
Wonder can also mean to be amazed at something and feeling aroused by something strange or surprising. (That visit to the science fair was filled with wonder.)

Wander is to travel around almost aimlessly without any real destination in mind or a direct route, and at no set pace. Sometimes in search for food , employment or meaning.

Wonderful is something extraordinarily good or great.

Work is an activity in a certain place that can produce a needed product or accomplish a needed goal or service. Work is a collection of responsibilities and actions or repeated motions that makes something or does something for a specific function or purpose. Work is to shape, form or improve something. Working is finding the solution to a problem or finding an answer to a question so to understand the meaning of something more accurately. Work is to have an effect on something or to have a particular outcome or specified output. Work is to exert oneself physically or mentally by applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject. (Working can be fun sometimes and playing can be a lot of work at times, like when you're competing in sports.) Work can also mean in physics a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another and expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force. If something is said to be working it means that it's doing what is expected and operating normally. (This thing is not working.)

Wellness is the state of being healthy and feeling good while having normal energy levels and being free from disease or injuries that would interfere with physical and mental functions from operating at full strength or full potential.

Well is being in good health and without unusual distress especially after having suffered illness or injury. (How well do you feel?) Well is being in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard and suitable or appropriate in extent or degree. Well also means a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled into the ground to obtain water. A cavity or vessel used to contain liquid.

We'll means we shall or we will. (We'll see you tomorrow.)

Will is the capability of conscious choice and decision and having persistent intention or purpose. Will also means to express the future tense. (Tomorrow it will be sunny.) Will also means to express a request for action. (Will you please do this for me?) Will also means a legal document declaring a person's wishes after they die regarding how their property or belongings should be shared with others.

Willing is the act of making a choice to do something without being coerced or forced to do it. (I'm willing to wait all day if I have to.) (I'm willing to make a sacrifice for you if you promise me that you will do what is right.)

Walk is using your feet to move forward by taking one step after another so that you advance and travel by foot to another area. Walking is moving slower than running.

We is used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself and one or more other people considered together. Us or them including you. Plural. (We are going to the store together.)

Welcome is used to greet someone in a friendly way to let them know that they are gladly received and invited upon arrival. (Welcome to our home.) Welcome is to react with pleasure or approval to an event or a development. (When someone says thank you, you say 'you're welcome', to let them know that their appreciation is acknowledged and approved of.)

Win is to be the winner in a contest or a competition through one's efforts. Winning is to gain success or reach a desired goal or to receive advantages from being skillful and smart. (I won a game of chess against a really good player.)

Water is a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants. A binary compound H2O, that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below zero degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent. There are 3 Atoms in a Water Molecule, Two (2) Hydrogen Atoms (H), and (1) one Oxygen Atom (O). Over 70% of our Earth's Surface is covered by water. 97.5% of all Water on earth is salt water. Only 2.5% is fresh water, and less then 1% of all water on the planet is safe to Drink. 70% of Fresh water is frozen in the icecaps. Water makes up to 60 percent of the Human Body.

Whole is all of something including all of its component elements or parts. An assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity. Being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; Complete.

Wide is how long or how large something is by measuring from one side to the other. The width or the extent of something.

Were is where you have been in the past. (We were there a long time ago.) (We were so in love then.) (Where were you?)

We're is short for we are. (We're finally there.)

Wear is to have clothes or something on the body. (Please wear your good shirt.) Wear also means to deteriorate through use or stress. (I wore this shirt so many times that it's beginning to fall apart.) (My shoes are wearing out on the bottom.)

Warm is a comfortable temperature between hot and cold that has a certain degree of heat. (The blanket will help keep you warm.) Warm can also mean a color that shows the impression of warmth, like with reds, oranges and yellows.

Wheel is a simple round machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes or a solid disc in the center that can rotate or roll on a shaft or an axle as use on vehicles, bikes or other machines.

Wing is one of a pair of movable organs on a bird used for flying in the air. Wing is also one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane that allows it to fly and travel through the air and be airborne or in flight above the ground.

Wake is when you're not sleeping and you're awake, aware, conscious and alert. Wake can also mean the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward on the water. Wake can also mean a vigil that happens before a burial for someone who has recently died or no longer living.

Wave is water rising up in a series of ridges or ripples that moves across the surface of a liquid or body of water and curls into an arched form and then breaks sometimes on the shore or beach. Wave can also mean a greeting or a hand gesture for signaling to someone by the movement of the hand back and forth or side to side. Wave in physics is the name given to the movement or variation of a electromagnetic signal that travels up and down and back and forth in a multidirectional narrow line through a medium or a vacuum. A wave is an oscillation accompanied by a transfer of energy. Frequency refers to the addition of time.

Warning is a message, notification or cautionary advice that informs people of possible dangers and risks associated a with a particular activity where something bad could happen and the potential for harm, injury or even death is possible if certain mistakes are made.

Wrong is something that is not correct and not good and not right and not based on fact or truth. Wrong is something that is not appropriate for a particular purpose or occasion. Wrong is an error in judgment that goes against the moral principles of justice or law.

Wall is an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness that's used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure, like the walls in a house do. Wall in anatomy refers to a layer or a lining or a membrane that encloses a structure, like the wall of a human cell.

Whistle is the sound oscillations made by air moving rapidly through a small aperture or hole of a device where the conversion of flow energy to sound comes from an interaction between a solid material and a fluid stream that can be controlled by the restriction of air flow and by the pressure of air used to create a particular sound pitch or tone.

Wheat is an annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains grown in farm fields that are harvested and then sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal and usually ground into flour. Wheat is also a color of variable yellow tint or dull yellow, often diluted with white.

Wealth is having an abundance of material possessions and resources that can be easily shared and effectively utilized to maintain a steady state of equilibrium and harmony.

Welfare are the things that people need that would contribute to their well-being by providing them with aid and assistance. Welfare is also a satisfied state of being happy, healthy and prosperous.

Whether introduces two alternatives. Expresses a doubt or a question. (Whether that is good or bad we will see what happens.) (Whether that is true or not I cannot confirm either way until I have more information.)

W is short for west on the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees.

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