Abc Definition

ābē-sē
abcs
noun
The alphabet.
Webster's New World
The rudiments of reading and writing.
American Heritage
The basic or simplest elements (of a subject); rudiments.
Webster's New World

(US, usually plural only, uncountable) The alphabet. [First attested from around (1150 to 1350).]

Do you know your ABCs?
Wiktionary

The fundamentals of any subject. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]

The ABC of finance.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
alphabetabcsfirst-principlefirst rudimentrudiment
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abbreviation
American Bowling Congress.
Webster's New World
American Broadcasting Company.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Abc

Noun

Singular:
abc
Plural:
abcs

Origin of Abc

  • The first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet

    From Wiktionary

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