month meaning

EN[mʌnθ] [mɐn̪θ] [-ʌnθ]
  • A month is a unit of time, used with calendars, which is approximately as long as a natural period related to the motion of the Moon; month and Moon are cognates.

    Definition of month in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmonthsPREmon-SUF-th
    1. A period into which a year is divided, historically based on the phases of the moon. In the Gregorian calendar there are twelve months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.
      1. July is my favourite month. ‎
    2. A period of 30 days, 31 days, or some alternation thereof.
      1. We went on holiday for two months. ‎
    3. OBS (in the plural) A woman's period; menstrual discharge.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • He got off to a strong start, only to turn his back on the project two months later.
        • It's a wonder the director didn't pull the plug on that project months ago.
        • The rate of exodrift from one month after surgery until the last follow-up was 3.0±3.8 Δ/year (range, -2.3–15.7Δ/year).
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Months after they printed the article, the number of angry letters finally started to taper off.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The unemployment rate has gone down significantly in recent months.
        • I’m sorry, boss, but the advertising spend exceeded the budget again this month.
        • Here is a tabulation of baseless claims made in the last month.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -th
            • Suffixes that form nouns from adjectives
              • Words suffixed with -th
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          1. en months
          2. en monthly
          3. en monther
          4. en monthlies
          5. en monthling
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of month for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "month" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
          Difficultness: Level 1
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          Definiteness: Level 9
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