4 Letter Words Starting with A: Your Quick Reference

In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive list of four-letter words that start with the letter “A”.

  1. Able- having the power, skill, or means to do something.
  2. Acid- a chemical substance that typically has a sour taste.
  3. Ajar- slightly open.
  4. Area- a region or part of a town, a country, or the world.
  5. Apex- the top or highest part of something.
  6. Arch- a curved structure that supports the weight above it.
  7. Army- an organized military force equipped for fighting on land.
  8. Aunt- the sister of one’s father or mother.
  9. Abet- to encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval.
  10. Ably- skillfully; competently.
  11. Airt- direct or guide.
  12. Also- in addition; too.
  13. Arid- having little or no rain; too dry to support vegetation.
  14. Axle- a rod or spindle passing through the center of a wheel.
  15. Aged- having lived for a long time; old.
  16. Ally- a state formally cooperating with another for a military or other purpose.
  17. Alas- an expression of grief, pity, or concern.
  18. Afar- at, to, or from a great distance.
  19. Arty- making a strong, affected, or pretentious display of being artistic or interested in the arts.
  20. Anew- in a new or different and typically more positive way.
  21. Away- at a distance from a particular place, person, or thing.
  22. Axed- having been cut with an ax.
  23. Ante- a stake put up by a player in poker and other games before receiving cards.
  24. Ache- a continuous or prolonged dull pain in a part of one’s body.
  25. Abut- to be next to or have a common boundary with.
  26. Atom- the smallest unit of a chemical element.
  27. Aqua- a light bluish-green color.
  28. Akin- of similar character.
  29. Able- having the power, skill, or means to do something.
  30. Acne- a skin condition characterized by red pimples.
  31. Aver- state or assert to be the case.
  32. Ally- a state formally cooperating with another.
  33. Axis- an imaginary line about which a body rotates.
  34. Alta- abbreviation for high altitudes.
  35. Aria- a long, accompanied song for a solo voice, typically one in an opera.
  36. Anon- soon; shortly.
  37. Aura- the distinctive atmosphere or quality that seems to surround and be generated by a person, thing, or place.
  38. Auto- self; typically indicative of an automated or autonomous vehicle.
  39. Amok- behave uncontrollably and disruptively.
  40. Avon- a river in central England.
  41. Alms- money or food given to poor people.
  42. Avid- having or showing a keen interest in or enthusiasm for something.
  43. Abse- another term for rappel, to descend a rope.
  44. Aged- fully grown or mature.
  45. Amis- French term for friends.
  46. Alit- to come down and settle, as after flight.
  47. Axil- the angle between the upper side of a leaf or stem and the supporting stem or branch.
  48. Ahem- used to represent the noise made when clearing the throat.
  49. Abed- in bed.
  50. Ably- in a skillful way.
  51. Ably- skillfully; competently.
  52. Abyl- capable of doing.
  53. Airs- artificial attitudes or behavior adopted to impress others.
  54. Alts- plural form of the note A sharp.
  55. Anus- the opening at the end of the alimentary canal through which solid waste leaves the body.
  56. Aked- feeling a continuous pain especially one characterized by dullness.
  57. Ants- small insects that live in highly organized social colonies.
  58. Aprs- abbreviation for after the hour.
  59. Ales- types of beer, typically brewed using a warm fermentation method.
  60. Apes- primates that typically lack tails.
  61. Aars- the flow of blood from an artery or vein.
  62. Amps- plural for ampere, a unit of electric current.
  63. Alls- everything or the whole lot.
  64. Anes- alternative spelling for anise, a type of spice.
  65. Abas- plural of aba, a type of coarse, often striped fabric.

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