Anagramming



a word, phrase, or sentence formed from another by rearranging its letters: “Angel” is an anagram of “glean.”.
anagrams, (used with a singular verb) a game in which the players build words by transposing and, often, adding letters.
to form (the letters of a text) into a secret message by rearranging them.
to rearrange (the letters of a text) so as to discover a secret message.
noun
a word or phrase the letters of which can be rearranged into another word or phrase
n.

transposition of letters in a word so as to form another, 1580s, from French anagramme or Modern Latin anagramma (16c.), both from Greek anagrammatizein “transpose letters,” from ana- “up, back” (see ana-) + gramma (genitive grammatos) “letter” (see grammar). Related: Anagrammatical; anagrammatically.

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  • Anagrams

    a word, phrase, or sentence formed from another by rearranging its letters: “Angel” is an anagram of “glean.”. anagrams, (used with a singular verb) a game in which the players build words by transposing and, often, adding letters. to form (the letters of a text) into a secret message by rearranging them. to rearrange (the […]

  • Anah

    anah speech. (1.) One of the sons of Seir, and head of an Idumean tribe, called a Horite, as in course of time all the branches of this tribe were called from their dwelling in caves in Mount Seir (Gen. 36:20, 29; 1 Chr. 1:38). (2.) One of the two sons of Zibeon the Horite, […]



  • Anaheim

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  • Anahuac

    the central plateau of Mexico, between the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Sierra Madre Oriental ranges (3700 to 9000 feet; 1128 to 2743 meters): center of former Aztec civilization. Historical Examples The morning broke over the beautiful anahuac in loveliness and splendor. A Prince of Anahuac James A. Porter Such are the shores of anahuac—the […]



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