g

noun, often capitalized, often attributive
\ ˈjē How to pronounce g (audio) \
plural g's or gs\ ˈjēz How to pronounce g (audio) \

Definition of g

 (Entry 1 of 4)

1a : the 7th letter of the English alphabet
b : a graphic representation of this letter
c : a speech counterpart of orthographic g
2 : the fifth tone of a C-major scale
3 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter g
4 : one designated g especially as the seventh in order or class
5 [gravity] : acceleration of gravity also : a unit of force that is equal to the force exerted by gravity on a body at rest and is used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when undergoing acceleration
6 [grand] slang : a sum of $1000
7 : something shaped like the letter G

Definition of g (Entry 2 of 4)

1 acceleration of gravity; gravity
2 game
3 gauge
4 gelding
5 gender
6 generation
7 good
8 gram

Definition of G (Entry 3 of 4)

1 German
2 giga-
3 guanine
4 Gulf

Definition of G (Entry 4 of 4)

used to certify that a motion picture is of such a nature that persons of all ages may be allowed admission — compare nc-17, pg, pg-13, r

Words Starting With G

Browse 12,861 words and phrases that start with the letter G, from gab to gyve.

Examples of g in a Sentence

Noun There are two g's in “bigger.” words that end in g The song is in the key of G.

First Known Use of g

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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15 Apr 2022

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“G.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/g. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for g

g

noun, often capitalized
\ ˈjē \
plural g's or gs\ ˈjēz \

Kids Definition of g

1 : the seventh letter of the English alphabet
2 : the musical note referred to by the letter G
3 : a unit of force equal to the force of gravity on a body The pilot experienced five G's during the sudden turn.

g.

abbreviation

Kids Definition of g.

gram

G

abbreviation

Kids Definition of G

good

g

noun
\ ˈjē How to pronounce g (audio) \
plural g's or gs\ ˈjēz How to pronounce g (audio) \

Medical Definition of g

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity on a body at rest and used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when accelerated

g

abbreviation

Medical Definition of g (Entry 2 of 3)

1 gauge
2 gender
3 gingival
4 glucose
5 grain
6 gram
7 gravity; acceleration of gravity

G

abbreviation

Medical Definition of G (Entry 3 of 3)

guanine

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