Vocabulary Words 9-25-17

Vocabulary Words: Test Friday, Sept. 29

evaluate-to substitute number values into an expression

addend-a number which is involved  in addition; numbers being added

subtraction-the arithmetic operation of finding the difference between two quantities or number

sum-the answer to an addition problem

product-the result of two numbers being multiplied together

fraction-a number used to name a part of a group or a whole

decimals-number system, having one or more places to the right of a decimal point

whole numbers-the set of numbers that includes zero and all of the natural numbers

composite number-a natural number with more than two factors

factor pairs-any two numbers multiplied together to give you a certain number

multiple-the product of that number and any other whole number; zero is a multiple of every number

dialogue-conversation between two or more persons 

metaphor-a comparison between two objects or ideas without using like or as

 personification -is a figure of speech in which a thing – an idea or an animal – is given human attributes. 

onomatopoeia -is a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing. It creates a sound effect that mimics the thing described

hyperbole-is a figure of speech that involves an exaggeration of ideas for the sake of emphasis.

alliteration -It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occur close together in a series.

imagery means to use figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses.

irony -is a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words.

simile- is a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarities between two different things, using the words “like” or “as”


evaluate, addend, simile, irony, imagery, alliteration, hyperbole, subtraction, sum, product, fraction, decimals, whole numbers, composite number, factor pairs, multiple, dialogue, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia