Associations to the word «Arch»

Pictures for the word «Arch»


ARCH, noun. ​An inverted U shape.
ARCH, noun. An arch-shaped arrangement of trapezoidal stones, designed to redistribute downward force outward.
ARCH, noun. ​(architecture) An architectural element having the shape of an arch
ARCH, noun. Any place covered by an arch; an archway.
ARCH, noun. (archaic) (geometry) An arc; a part of a curve.
ARCH, verb. To form into an arch shape
ARCH, verb. To cover with an arch or arches.
ARCH, adjective. ​ Knowing, clever, mischievous.
ARCH, adjective. Principal; primary.
ARCH, noun. (obsolete) A chief.
ARCH BRIDGE, noun. A bridge with abutments at each end shaped as an arch
ARCH BRIDGES, noun. Plural of arch bridge
ARCH DELL, noun. (idiomatic) (1811) The head of a gang of female canters or gypsies.
ARCH DELLS, noun. Plural of arch dell
ARCH DOXIES, noun. Plural of arch doxy
ARCH DOXY, noun. (idiomatic) (1811) The head of a gang of female canters or gypsies.
ARCH ENEMY, noun. Alternative spelling of archenemy
ARCH HARP, noun. Synonym of arched harp.
ARCH HARPS, noun. Plural of arch harp
ARCH RIVAL, noun. Alternative form of archrival
ARCH RIVALRIES, noun. Plural of archrivalries
ARCH RIVALRY, noun. Alternative form of archrivalry
ARCH RIVALS, noun. Plural of arch rival
ARCH ROGUE, noun. (1811) The chief of a gang of male thieves or gypsies.

Dictionary definition

ARCH, noun. A curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening.
ARCH, noun. A curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet).
ARCH, noun. A passageway under a curved masonry construction; "they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory".
ARCH, noun. (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it.
ARCH, verb. Form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely".
ARCH, adjective. (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension.
ARCH, adjective. Expert in skulduggery; "an arch criminal".
ARCH, adjective. Naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"; "a wicked prank".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne