Words That Start With Con: Useful English Vocabulary List

Discover a variety of words that start with the prefix “con” and learn about their meanings and uses.

  1. Concatenate- to link things together in a series or chain.
  2. Conceive- to form an idea or plan.
  3. Concentrate- to focus all attention or effort on something.
  4. Concept- a general idea or understanding.
  5. Concern- to relate to or be about; to affect or involve.
  6. Concert- a musical performance in front of an audience.
  7. Concession- something conceded by one side in a negotiation.
  8. Conclude- to bring to an end; to finish.
  9. Concoct- to create or devise, especially a story or plan.
  10. Concrete- existing in a material or physical form; real.
  11. Concur- to agree or have the same opinion.
  12. Condition- the state of something with regard to its appearance, quality, or working order.
  13. Conduct- the manner in which a person behaves.
  14. Conduit- a channel for conveying water or other fluid.
  15. Cone- a solid or hollow object that tapers from a circular or roughly circular base to a point.
  16. Confess- to admit or state that something is true or that one has done something wrong.
  17. Confide- to tell something confidential or secret.
  18. Configure- to arrange or set up in a particular way.
  19. Confine- to keep or restrict someone or something within certain limits of space, scope, quantity, or time.
  20. Confirm- to establish the truth or correctness of something.
  21. Conflict- a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.
  22. Conform- to comply with rules, standards, or laws.
  23. Confuse- to make someone bewildered or perplexed.
  24. Conga- a dance of Afro-Cuban origin performed in a group, following a leader around a room.
  25. Congest- to block or become blocked with an accumulation of too much matter.
  26. Congratulate- to praise someone for an achievement.
  27. Congress- a formal meeting or assembly of representatives for discussion and action.
  28. Conical- having the shape of a cone.
  29. Conjoin- to join together; to unite.
  30. Conjure- to make something appear unexpectedly or seemingly from nowhere.
  31. Connect- to join together so as to provide access and communication.
  32. Conquer- to overcome and take control of (a place or people) by use of military force.
  33. Conquest- the act of conquering or the state of having conquered.
  34. Conscience- an inner feeling acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one’s behavior.
  35. Conscious- aware of and responding to one’s surroundings; awake.
  36. Conscript- to enroll someone compulsorily into the military service.
  37. Consecutive- following continuously; in unbroken or logical sequence.
  38. Consensus- a general agreement.
  39. Consent- permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
  40. Consequence- a result or effect of an action or condition.
  41. Conservatory- a room with glass walls and a glass roof, typically attached to a house on one side, used as a sunroom or for growing tender plants.
  42. Consider- to think carefully about (something), typically before making a decision.
  43. Consist- to be composed or made up of.
  44. Console- to comfort (someone) at a time of grief or disappointment.
  45. Consolidate- to make something physically stronger or more solid.
  46. Consonant- a basic speech sound in which the breath is at least partly obstructed.
  47. Consort- to associate, typically with the disapproval of others; a wife, husband, or companion.
  48. Conspicuous- standing out so as to be clearly visible.
  49. Conspiracy- a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful.
  50. Constable- a peace officer with limited policing authority, typically in a small town.
  51. Constant- occurring continuously over a period of time.
  52. Constitute- to be (a part) of a whole.
  53. Constrain- to compel or force someone to follow a particular course of action.
  54. Construct- to build or make something physically.
  55. Consult- to seek information or advice from (someone with expertise in a particular area).
  56. Consume- to use up (a resource).
  57. Consumer- a person who purchases goods and services for personal use.
  58. Consummate- showing a high degree of skill and flair; complete or perfect.
  59. Contact- the state or condition of physical touching.
  60. Contain- to have or hold (someone or something) within.
  61. Contaminate- to make (something) impure by exposure to or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance.
  62. Contemplate- to look thoughtfully for a long time at.
  63. Contemporary- living or occurring at the same time.
  64. Contend- to struggle to surmount (a difficulty).
  65. Content- in a state of peaceful happiness.
  66. Contest- to engage in competition to attain (a position of power).
  67. Context- the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood and assessed.
  68. Continent- one of the earth’s main large land masses (e.g., Africa, Europe).
  69. Contingent- subject to chance.
  70. Continual- forming a sequence in which the same action or event is repeated frequently.
  71. Continue- to persist in an activity or process.
  72. Contort- to twist or bend out of the normal shape.
  73. Contraband- goods that have been imported or exported illegally.
  74. Contract- a written or spoken agreement intended to be enforceable by law.
  75. Contradict- to deny the truth of (a statement), especially by asserting the opposite.
  76. Contrary- opposite in nature, direction, or meaning.
  77. Contrast- the state of being strikingly different from something else in juxtaposition or close association.
  78. Contribute- to give (something, especially money) in order to help achieve or provide something.
  79. Contrite- feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong.
  80. Contrive- to create or bring about (an object or a situation) by deliberate use of skill and artifice.
  81. Control- the power to influence or direct people’s behavior or the course of events.
  82. Controversy- disagreement, typically when prolonged, public, and heated.
  83. Convene- to come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble.
  84. Convenience- the state of being able to proceed with something with little effort or difficulty.
  85. Conventional- based on or in accordance with what is generally done or believed.
  86. Converge- (of lines) tend to meet at a point.
  87. Converse- engage in conversation.
  88. Convert- to change the form, character, or function of something.
  89. Convey- to transport or carry to a place.
  90. Convict- to declare someone to be guilty of a criminal offense by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge.
  91. Convince- persuade (someone) to do something.
  92. Convoy- a group of ships or vehicles traveling together, typically accompanied by armed troops, warships, or other vehicles for protection.
  93. Convoke- to call together or summon (an assembly or meeting).
  94. Convoluted- (especially of an argument, story, or sentence) complex and difficult to follow.
  95. Cook- prepare (food, a dish, or a meal) by mixing, combining, and heating the ingredients.
  96. Cool- of or at a fairly low temperature.
  97. Cooperate- to work jointly toward the same end.
  98. Coordinate- to bring the different elements of (a complex activity or organization) into a relationship that will ensure efficiency or harmony.
  99. Copious- abundant in supply or quantity.
  100. Cord- a length of string or rope made from several strands twisted together.

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