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Meaning of "abash" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ABASH

Via Norman French from Old French esbair to be astonished, from es- out + bair to gape, yawn.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ABASH

abash  [əˈbæʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ABASH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Abash is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb abash in English.

WHAT DOES ABASH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ablesh

Ablesh is a village in Tashan-e Sharqi Rural District, Tashan District, Behbahan County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 718, in 152 families.

Definition of abash in the English dictionary

The definition of abash in the dictionary is to cause to feel ill at ease, embarrassed, or confused; make ashamed.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ABASH

PRESENT

Present
I abash
you abash
he/she/it abashes
we abash
you abash
they abash
Present continuous
I am abashing
you are abashing
he/she/it is abashing
we are abashing
you are abashing
they are abashing
Present perfect
I have abashed
you have abashed
he/she/it has abashed
we have abashed
you have abashed
they have abashed
Present perfect continuous
I have been abashing
you have been abashing
he/she/it has been abashing
we have been abashing
you have been abashing
they have been abashing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I abashed
you abashed
he/she/it abashed
we abashed
you abashed
they abashed
Past continuous
I was abashing
you were abashing
he/she/it was abashing
we were abashing
you were abashing
they were abashing
Past perfect
I had abashed
you had abashed
he/she/it had abashed
we had abashed
you had abashed
they had abashed
Past perfect continuous
I had been abashing
you had been abashing
he/she/it had been abashing
we had been abashing
you had been abashing
they had been abashing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will abash
you will abash
he/she/it will abash
we will abash
you will abash
they will abash
Future continuous
I will be abashing
you will be abashing
he/she/it will be abashing
we will be abashing
you will be abashing
they will be abashing
Future perfect
I will have abashed
you will have abashed
he/she/it will have abashed
we will have abashed
you will have abashed
they will have abashed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been abashing
you will have been abashing
he/she/it will have been abashing
we will have been abashing
you will have been abashing
they will have been abashing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would abash
you would abash
he/she/it would abash
we would abash
you would abash
they would abash
Conditional continuous
I would be abashing
you would be abashing
he/she/it would be abashing
we would be abashing
you would be abashing
they would be abashing
Conditional perfect
I would have abash
you would have abash
he/she/it would have abash
we would have abash
you would have abash
they would have abash
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been abashing
you would have been abashing
he/she/it would have been abashing
we would have been abashing
you would have been abashing
they would have been abashing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you abash
we let´s abash
you abash
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to abash
Past participle
abashed
Present Participle
abashing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ABASH


bash
bæʃ
calabash
ˈkæləˌbæʃ
earbash
ˈɪəˌbæʃ
kurbash
ˈkʊəˌbæʃ
scrub-bash
ˈskrʌbˌbæʃ
squabash
skwɒˈbæʃ
Wabash
ˈwɔːbæʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ABASH

abandonedly
abandonee
abandoner
abandonment
abandonware
abapical
abase
abasedly
abasement
abaser
abashed
abashless
abashment
abasia
abask
abatable
abate
abatement
abater
abatis

WORDS THAT END LIKE ABASH

ash
birthday bash
bush-bash
cash
clash
crash
dash
flash
hash
have a bash
mash
Nash
rash
shabash
slash
smash
splash
squash
trash
wash

Synonyms and antonyms of abash in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «abash» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ABASH

Find out the translation of abash to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of abash from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «abash» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

abash
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abash
570 millions of speakers

English

abash
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

abash
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

abash
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

смущать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

abash
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

abaser
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rendre confus
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Abaser
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

beschämen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

abash
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

abash
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Abaser
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

lúng túng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

abaser
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अबझर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

abaser
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sconcertare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

abash
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бентежити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

abash
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταράστα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

abash
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

abash
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

abash
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of abash

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ABASH»

The term «abash» is normally little used and occupies the 116.155 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ABASH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «abash» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «abash» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about abash

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABASH»

Discover the use of abash in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to abash and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Abash and the Cyber-Bully
When Abash is photographed wearing two left shoes to school, a cyber-bully uses the photograph to humiliate him, and Abash learns how to handle his frustration and confront the aggressor.
Matt Casper, Ted Dorsey, 2008
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English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With ...
ABASH. which he may be justly entitled; the penitent man humble: himself by confessing his errors; the man of rank degrade: himself by a too familiar department with his inferiors; he disgraces himself by his meannesses and irregularities, and ...
George Crabb, 1818
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Bitterness: A Novel
'Viva student solidarity,' 'Viva!' 'Abash stooges of imperialism!' 'Abash!' 'Abash fat necks and their bellies,' 'Abash!' 'Abash colonialism, exploitation and the mechanics of robbery,' 'Abash!' 'Abash Beyanism and its cheap analysis,' 'Abash!
Malama Katulwende, 2005
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Beauty's Promise
'Abash.' 'Abash paedophiles.' 'Abash.' 'Abash child molesters.' 'Abash.' 'Abash phallocrats.' 'Abash.' 'Abash misogynists.' 'Abash.' 'Viva womanhood.' 'Viva.' ' Every woman who is raped is someone's sister, daughter, granddaughter, niece or ...
Chimwemwe Simwanza, 2013
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Geological Survey Water-supply Paper
... Ky 395 •abash River Baeln 396 Vabash River at Bluff ton , Ind 396 »abash River at Wabash , Ind 397 »abash River at Peru, Ind 398 »abash River at Logansport , Ind ! "abash River at Delphi , Ind 400 Qaglng-statlon records— Continued.
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English Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order
It is necessary to abuse those who will exalt themselves ; t0 humble those who have lofty opinions of themselves ; to degrade those who act inconsistently with their rank and station; to disrank » ABASH. grace those who are debased by vice  ...
George Crabb, 1816
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English synonymes explained with illustrations and exemples ...
It is necessa to abase those who will exalt themsblves ; to humble those who have lofty opinions of themselves ; to degrade those who actinconsistently with their rank and station; to dis' ABASH. grace those who are debased by vice and ...
George Crabb, 1824
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Chicago Heights: At the Crossroads of the Nation
By the turn of the eighteenth century, the French had begun to travel down from New France through the lakes to the headwaters of the \\abash in present-day Indiana. A fort was established at Quiatenon among the Quiatenon Indians, just ...
Dominic Candeloro, Barbara Paul, 2004
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English synonymes, with copious illustrations and ...
TO ABASH, CONFOUND, CONFUSE. Abash is an intensive of abase, signifying to abase thoroughly in spirit ; confound and confuse are derived from different parts of the same Latin verb confundo, and its participle confusus. Confundo is ...
George Crabb, 1858
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English Synonymes explained, in alphabetical order; with ...
Dsvnss. TO ABASH, CONFOUND, CONFUSE. Abash is an intensive of abase, signifying to abase thoroughly in spirit; confound and confuse are derived om different parts of the same Latin verb confundo, and its participle confusus. Confmido ...
George Crabb, 1826

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ABASH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term abash is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Hope encapsulates the meaning of life
That could abash the little bird. That kept so many warm. I've heard it in the chillest land. And on the strangest sea;. Yet, never, in extremity,. «Monroe News Star, Jun 15»
2
Jobless HM workers block rail tracks
... lines at Hindmotor station under the leadership of Amitabh Bhattacharya, Kamakhya Narayan Singh and Abash Munshi from 9 in the morning ... «The Statesman, Jun 15»
3
Memorial held for Wichita State student deemed a hero
"In some way you are happy with what he's done, so people get to see," said Dr. Preethika Kumar, one of al-Abash's professors at Wichita State ... «KWCH, May 15»
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RANCHO CUCAMONGA: 'Fancy Nancy' to open at Lewis Family …
It was written for the stage by Susan DiLallo and Danny Abash based on the book series by Jane O'Connor. There will be three performances ... «Press-Enterprise, May 15»
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Dresden: The Porcelain City
“Hope is the feathered thing,” said Emily Dickinson, “And sore must be the storm/ That could abash the little bird/ That kept so many warm. «TravelPulse, Apr 15»
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Abash xenophobia
As someone who has family and friends in South Africa, I have been following the xenophobic attacks in that country with keen interest. «postzambia.com, Apr 15»
7
UNZA graduates protest job freeze
... gowns and carried placards that read “Graduate in acute poverty”, “Jobs strictly for relatives”, “Distinction but no job”, and “Abash job freeze”. «postzambia.com, Mar 15»
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EDITORIAL: The suspicious Robert Menendez indictment
Mr. Menendez is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where his opposition can embarrass and abash the ... «Washington Times, Mar 15»
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ZAM organises “abash tribalism” games
DESPITE the rain falling last Sunday, Zambia Association of Musicians (ZAM) and Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) played ... «Zambia Daily Mail, Mar 15»
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The Antidote to Wounded Deerism: A Superwoman Named Emily
... never stops at all/ And sweetest in the gale is heard/ And sore must be the storm/ That could abash the little bird/ That kept so many warm.". «Huffington Post, Feb 15»

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