Definition of

U.s.

  1. (noun, group) the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
  2. (noun, location) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of U.s.

Hypernyms: federal government

Origin of the word U.s.

  1. abbreviation for United States, attested from 1834. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like U.s.

u.k., u.s. house, u.s.a., uca, uk, ukase, uke, us, us house, usa, usage, use, ushas, usss, uuq, ux., uzi

via soundex() Hash Matches

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment

Naked Lady

amaryllis of South Africa often cultivated for its fragrant white or rose flowers