Synonyms for abc

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ey-bee-see
Phonetic Transcription : ˈeɪˌbiˈsi

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Définition of abc

Origin :
  • "the alphabet," late 13c., abece. Sense "rudiments or fundamentals (of a subject)" is from late 14c. From 1944 (in a "Billboard" headline) as a shortening of American Broadcasting Company. Related: ABCs.
  • As in particular : noun detail
  • As in basics : noun fundamentals
Example sentences :
  • Much better just pound away at the ABC and simple arithmetic and so on.
  • Extract from : « Fantasia of the Unconscious » by D. H. Lawrence
  • Triliteral and Multiliteral Propositions (such as “All abc are de”).
  • Extract from : « Symbolic Logic » by Lewis Carroll
  • There exists a plane ABC, which does not contain all the points.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 6 » by Various
  • Not that in all circles the radii are equal, but only that they are so in the circle ABC.
  • Extract from : « A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive » by John Stuart Mill
  • Slavery was a terra incognito to him then, a book of which he had not learned the ABC.
  • Extract from : « William Lloyd Garrison » by Archibald H. Grimke
  • But there's one thing I can do, fellows, from abc up to xyz, and that's write.
  • Extract from : « Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed » by Edna Ferber
  • But there were all the little tiers, and the ABC's, and the faces and fingers.
  • Extract from : « A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life. » by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • This is a better plan than that followed by some textbook writers of imagining ⧍ABC taken up and laid down on itself.
  • Extract from : « The Teaching of Geometry » by David Eugene Smith
  • B clamps his instrument and reads off the angle ABC, and the time observer begins to note the time of transit.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1 » by Various
  • My third master's children learned me my ABC's in slavery times.
  • Extract from : « Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4 » by Work Projects Administration

Antonyms for abc

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