am

Definition of am 

(Entry 1 of 5)

present tense first-person singular of be

Am

abbreviation (1)

Definition of Am (Entry 2 of 5)

America; American

Am

symbol

Definition of Am (Entry 3 of 5)

americium

AM

noun, often attributive
\ ˈā-ˌem \

Definition of AM (Entry 4 of 5)

: a broadcasting system using amplitude modulation also : a radio receiver of such a system

Definition of AM (Entry 5 of 5)

1 airmail

2 air marshall

3 Air Medal

4 [ Latin anno mundi ] in the year of the world often printed in small capitals

5 or a.m. or British am ante meridiem

6 [ New Latin artium magister ] master of arts

7 associate member

8 chiefly British Assembly Member

9 Ave Maria

First Known Use of am

Noun

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for am

Middle English, from Old English eom; akin to Old Norse em am, Latin sum, Greek eimi

Noun

amplitude modulation

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AM

noun

English Language Learners Definition of AM

: a system for sending radio signals in which the height of a radio wave is changed in order to send information in the form of sound

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Kids Definition of am

present tense first person singular of be

Kids Definition of Am.

1 America

2 American

variants: or A.M.

Kids Definition of a.m.

before noon

Hint: The abbreviation a.m. is short for the Latin phrase ante meridiem, which means “before noon.”

Am

symbol

Medical Definition of Am 

(Entry 1 of 2)

americium

Medical Definition of AM (Entry 2 of 2)

1 [ Latin ante meridiem ] before noon

2 [ Medieval Latin Artium Magister ] master of arts

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