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Amenity (something that increases comfort) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

Definition of the noun amenity

What does amenity mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amenities

  1. pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions

Alternative definition of the noun amenity


  1. See Pleasantness.
  2. A thing or circumstance that is welcome and makes life a little easier or more pleasant.
  3. See Convenience.

Definition of the noun amenity for high school students

    an item that increases comfort
    • example: Bill Gates's house is stocked with so many amenities, he never has to do anything for himself.

The noun amenity is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Specialised definition of the noun amenity

Glossary of sports

a facility for sports or entertainment. (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


"Amenity" is the first demo of the Dutch Symphonic metal band Delain. It was released in 2002. Martijn Westerholt, founder of Delain, doesn't regard this as the beginning of Delain: "I tried a few songs with local musicians, but it did not work, it did not really bring me what I was looking for.

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Google previewGlobal Business Regulation (2000)

by John Braithwaite, Peter Drahos

Since environmental amenity is a superior good, the demand for pollution control is likely to increase and there is therefore a considerable advantage to an economy to have the technical and production capacity to produce low-polluting ...

Google previewGetting Started in Real Estate Investment Trusts (2006)

by Richard Imperiale

The other frequently requested amenity is an in-unit washer and dryer. Most new communities ...

Google previewThe Magazine of Art (1883)

The only amenity is the presence of a large number of ladies, who, no matter how high the thermometer, how rare the breeze, how hot the shade, somehow contrive to appear fresh and cool. They come in troops, dressed in wonderful pink , ...

Google previewFUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMICS & MANAGEMENT (Paper 1 of ICWAI Foundation) Syllabus 2012


A recreaTional ameniTy is a non-financial incenTive of moTivaTion. HinT — Non- financial incenTives are also known as psychological incenTives. ' 16. Non- financial incenTives increases labour Turnover.\ Ans. False. Labour Turnover arises ...

Google previewDictionary of Environment

Amenity 17 At present, it is in developing countries tha t a It ernati ve energy supplies have been most important. Nearly half the world's population rely on biomass energy (mostly from firewood) for heating. In treeless areas, as for example in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, Three-Volume Set (2003)

by Denis J Murphy, Brian G Murray

Amenity Horticulture Land Reclamation and Remediation, Principles and Practice Ozone Depletion Plants and Atmospheric Pollution Plants as Pollution Monitors WasteWater Treatment Phytoremediation Global Warming Effects ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Michael Allaby, Chris Park

An amenity can be natural (such as an attractive location or accessible woods or water) or made by people (such as a swimming pool or garden). amenity horticulture (hobby farming) Gardening or cultivation for leisure or *aesthetics rather ...

Google previewJunior School Dictionary (2002)

by Linsay Knight, Andrew Delahunty

amenity. noun. anything which adds to your comfort, ease or pleasure: a campsite with cooking amenities and running water MM fimify: the plural is amenities amethyst (sayam-a-thist) noun a purple or violet quartz, used as a gem Word ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Science and Technology (2013)

by Andrew Porteous

Civic amenity sites are run by the municipality in a given area. Collection points for recyclable waste, such as green waste, metal and glass can also be located there. Items that cannot be collected by local waste collection schemes, such as ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

amenity horticulture (hobby farming) Cultivating plants or livestock for ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Ecotourism (2001)

by David Bruce Weaver

In the absence of a designated campsite, visitors camp all over the area, spoiling the amenity for each other. Designating a campsite, however tactfully, forfeits some ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1N1I1T1Y4

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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