p

noun, often capitalized, often attributive
\ˈpē \
plural p's or ps\ˈpēz \

Definition of

(Entry 1 of 5)

1a : the 16th letter of the English alphabet

b : a graphic representation of this letter

c : a speech counterpart of orthographic p

2 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter p

3 : one designated p especially as the 16th in order or class

4 [ abbreviation for pass ]

a : a grade rating a student's work as passing

b : one graded or rated with a P

5 : something shaped like the letter P

p

abbreviation (1)

Definition of (Entry 2 of 5)

1 page; pages

2 parental generation

3 part

4 participle

5 past

6 pater

7 pawn

8 pence; penny

9 per

10 peseta

11 peso

12 petite

13 piano

14 pico-

15 pint

16 pipe

17 pitch

18 pole

19 port

20 power

21 pro

22 progressive

23 proton

24 purl

P

abbreviation (2)

Definition of (Entry 3 of 5)

1 pressure

2 [ French poids ] weight

P

symbol

Definition of (Entry 4 of 5)

phosphorus

p-

abbreviation (3)

Definition of p- (Entry 5 of 5)

para-

Examples of p in a Sentence

Noun

a word that starts with a p a word that starts with p

First Known Use of p

Noun

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

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P'u-i

P'yǒngyang

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p

noun

English Language Learners Definition of p

: the 16th letter of the English alphabet

p

noun, often capitalized
\ˈpē \
plural p's or ps\ˈpēz \

Kids Definition of p

: the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet

Kids Definition of p.

page

Medical Definition of

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 parental

2 part

3 percentile

4 pharmacopoeia

5 pint

6 pole

7 population

8 position

9 positive

10 posterior

11 pressure

12 pulse

13 pupil

P

symbol

Medical Definition of (Entry 2 of 3)

phosphorus

Medical Definition of p- (Entry 3 of 3)

para- p-dichlorobenzene

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