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4000 IELTS Academic Words List (16)

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table
tablet
tack
tackle
tact
tactics
tag
tailor
talent
tally
tame
tan
tangle
tap
tape
tar
target
tariff
task
taste
taxation
team
teapot
tear
tease
technical
technician
technique
technology
tedious
telegraph
telescope
telex
temper
temperature
temple
temporary
tempt
temptation
tenant
tend
tendency
tender
tenor
tense
tension
tentative
term
terminal
terminate
termination
terminology
terrace
terribly
terrific
terrify
territory
terror
testify
testimony
text
textile
theatrical
theft
theme
theoretical
theory
thereby
therefore
thermometer
thesis
thigh
thirst
thorn
thorough
thoughtful
thrash
thread
threaten
threshold
thrifty
thrill
thrive
throat
throng
throughout
thrust
thumb
thunder
thunderstorm
tick
tide
tidy
tighten
tile
tilt
timber
timely
timid
tip
tissue
title
toast
toe
toil
token
tolerable
tolerance
tolerant
tolerate
toll
tongue
topic
torch
torrent
torture
toss
tough
tourism
tow
towel
tower
trace
track
tractor
tradition
tragedy
trail
traitor
tramp
trample
tranquil
transaction
transfer
transform
transformation
transistor
transit
transition
transmission
transmit
transparent
transplant
transport
trap
traverse
tray
tread
treason
treatment
treaty
tremble
tremendous
trench
trend
trial
tribe
tribute
trick
trickle
trifle
trigger
trim
triple
triumph
trivial
tropic
tropical
troublesome
trumpet
trunk
tub
tube
tuck
tug
tuition
tumble
tumult
tunnel
turbulent
turnover
tutor
twig
twilight
twinkle
twist
typhoon
typical
tyranny
tyrant
tyre


table: Read
v.
(стол) set resolution or proposal for future consideration; hold back to a later time

tablet: Read
n.
(таблетки) a small flat compressed cake of some substance; a dose of medicine; simplified computer with only screen

tack: Read
n.
(курс) small, short, sharp-pointed nail, usually having a broad, flat head

tackle: Read
n.
(решения) apparatus for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and pulley blocks; stopping an opposing player carrying the ball

tact: Read
n.
(контакт) sense of touch; feeling; stroke in beating time; sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty

tactics: Read
n. Syn. strategy; policy
(Тактика) strategy; policy; plan for attaining a particular goal

tag: Read
v. Syn. attach; append
(теги) attach; append; provide with a name or nickname; label

tailor: Read
n.
(портного) one whose occupation is making garments; create clothes with cloth

talent: Read
n. Syn. aptitude; skill; gift
(талант) skill; gift; marked innate ability, as for artistic accomplishment

tally: Read
v.
(подсчет) record by making a mark; reckon or count; keep score

tame: Read
a.
(ручные) domesticated; very restrained or quiet; make less strong or intense; soften

tan: Read
n.
(загар) yellowish-brown color; brown color imparted to the skin by exposure to the sun

tangle: Read
n.
(клубок) uniting or knitting together confusedly; knot of threads, or other thing, united confusedly, or so interwoven as not to be easily disengaged

tap: Read
v. Syn. utilize
(кран) draw upon; strike lightly; make good use of

tape: Read
n.
(лента) long thin piece of cloth or paper; measuring instrument for length by narrow strip

tar: Read
n.
(смолы) sailor or seaman; thick, black, viscous liquid obtained by the distillation of wood, coal

target: Read
n.
(целевой) reference point to shoot at; goal intended to be attained

tariff: Read
n.
(тариф) tax on goods coming into a country

task: Read
v. Syn. undertake; labor
(задача) labor or study imposed by another; undertake; labor

taste: Read
v.
(вкус) have experience or enjoyment; take a sample of; have flavor

taxation: Read
n.
(налогообложения) laying a tax, or imposing taxes, as on the subjects of a state, by authority; raising of revenue

team: Read
n. Syn. gang
(команда) a number of persons associated together in any work; a flock of wild ducks

teapot: Read
n.
(чайник) pot for brewing tea; usually has a spout and handle

tear: Read
v. Syn. separate
(слезы) separate or be separated by force; divide or disrupt; fill with tears or shed tears

tease: Read
v.
(дразнить) tear into pieces; raise the fibers of

technical: Read
a.
(техническая) having special skill or knowledge; according to principle; formal rather than practical; relating to technique

technician: Read
n.
(техника) one skilled particularly in the technical details of work

technique: Read
n.
(Техника) practical method or art applied to some particular task; skillfulness

technology: Read
n.
(Технологии) application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives

tedious: Read
a. Syn. boring; wearisome
(утомительно) tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; progressing very slowly

telegraph: Read
n.
(телеграф) apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire

telescope: Read
n.
(Телескоп) a magnifier of images of distant objects

telex: Read
n.
(телекс) communications system consisting of teletypewriters connected to a telephonic network to send and receive signals

temper: Read
v. Syn. moderate
(температуры) moderate; tone down or restrain; bring to a desired consistency; adjust finely

temperature: Read
n.
(температуры) degree of any quality; condition with respect to heat or cold; degree of heat or cold

temple: Read
n. Syn. church
(храм) church; place of worship

temporary: Read
a. Syn. impermanent
(временные) not permanent; not lasting

tempt: Read
v. Syn. entice; allure
(соблазнять) give rise to a desire by being attractive

temptation: Read
n.
(искушение) act of tempting, or enticing to evil; seduction

tenant: Read
n. Syn. occupant; leaseholder
(арендатора) occupant; one that pays rent to use land or building

tend: Read
v.
(стремятся) make a tender of; be disposed or inclined; move or extend in a certain direction

tendency: Read
n. Syn. trend; propensity
(тенденции) trend; a general direction in which something tends to move

tender: Read
v. Syn. offer; extend
(Тендер) offer formally; extend; propose a payment

tenor: Read
n.
(тенора) continuous, unwavering course; exact meaning or actual wording of a document

tense: Read
a. Syn. strained; taut; tight
(напряженный) stretch or force to the limit; tight

tension: Read
n. Syn. strain; stress; anxiety
(напряжение) action of stretching something tight; anxiety; feelings of hostility

tentative: Read
a. Syn. hesitant; experimental
(предварительное) hesitant; not fully worked out or developed; experimental; not definite or positive

term: Read
n.
(срок) limited period of time; point in time at which something ends; termination; deadline

terminal: Read
n. Syn. station
(терминал) causing or ending in or approaching death; station

terminate: Read
v. Syn. stop; end
(прекратить) stop; bring to an end or halt

termination: Read
n. Syn. conclusion; outcome
(прекращении) end of something in time or space; result or outcome; conclusion

terminology: Read
n. Syn. terms; vocabulary
(Терминология) vocabulary of technical terms used in a particular field, subject, science, or art

terrace: Read
n.
(Терраса) row of houses built in a similar style; level shelf of land with steep slopes

terribly: Read
ad. Syn. dreadfully; awfully; frightfully
(ужасно) dreadfully; frightfully; to a great extent; very much

terrific: Read
a. Syn. excellent; tremendous
(потрясающий) causing extreme terror; very great; extraordinarily good

terrify: Read
v. Syn. frighten
(ужас) frighten; fill with terror

territory: Read
n. Syn. region; country; district
(территории) large extent of land; organized portion of country

terror: Read
n. Syn. fear; fright
(террор) extreme fear; violent dread; fright

testify: Read
v.
(показания) give testimony in a court of law; provide evidence for

testimony: Read
n.
(свидетельство) solemn declaration or affirmation; something that serves as evidence

text: Read
n.
(текст) written words; book prepared for use in schools or colleges

textile: Read
n. Syn. cloth; fabric
(текстильные) cloth; fabric

theatrical: Read
a.
(театральные) of or pertaining to theater, or to scenic representations; resembling manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; artificial

theft: Read
n. Syn. burglary; stealing
(кражи) act of taking something from someone unlawfully; stealing

theme: Read
n. Syn. subject; motif; topic
(темы) subject of conversation or discussion; topic; essay

theoretical: Read
a. Syn. hypothetical; speculative
(теоретические) not practical or applied; hypothetical; of or based on theory

theory: Read
n.
(теории) doctrine or scheme of things; general or abstract principles of any science

thereby: Read
ad. Syn. thus; accordingly; consequently
(тем самым) thus; accordingly; by that means; because of that

therefore: Read
ad. Syn. consequently; hence
(Поэтому) consequently; hence

thermometer: Read
n.
(термометры) instrument for measuring temperature

thesis: Read
n. Syn. paper; dissertation
(Диссертация) paper; dissertation; an unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument

thigh: Read
n.
(бедра) part of the leg between the hip and the knee

thirst: Read
n.
(жажда) sensation of dryness in the throat

thorn: Read
n.
(Торн) something that causes irritation; a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf

thorough: Read
a. Syn. profound; complete
(тщательной) accurate or careful; complete

thoughtful: Read
a. Syn. considerate
(вдумчивый) considerate; having intellectual depth; giving close attention

thrash: Read
v.
(трэш) beat severely; discuss or examine repeatedly; use a machine or flail to separate grain or seeds from straw

thread: Read
n.
(поток) a very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance; filament, as of a flower, or of any fibrous substance

threaten: Read
v. Syn. menace; endanger
(угрожать) pose a threat to; present a danger to

threshold: Read
n. Syn. entrance; beginning
(порог) entrance; starting point for a new state or experience

thrifty: Read
a. Syn. economical
(экономных) careful about money; economical

thrill: Read
v.
(трепет) feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; tremble as from fear or excitement

thrive: Read
v. Syn. prosper; flourish
(процветать) make steady progress; prosper; flourish

throat: Read
n.
(горле) part of neck in front of; passage to stomach and lung

throng: Read
n. Syn. crowd
(толпа) large group of people gathered or crowded closely together

throughout: Read
ad.
(всей) in every part; in or through all parts; everywhere; during the entire time or extent

thrust: Read
n. Syn. push; drive
(тяги) push; force used in pushing ; activity or idea is the main or essential thing it expresses

thumb: Read
n.
(пальца) short, thick first digit of human hand

thunder: Read
n.
(гром) sound which follows flash of lightning; discharge of electricity; loud noise

thunderstorm: Read
n.
(гроза) storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning

tick: Read
v.
(тик) emit recurring clicking sounds; do well or as designed

tide: Read
n. Syn. current
(волна) periodic rise and fall of the sea level

tidy: Read
a.
(аккуратно) being in proper time; timely; arranged in good order; orderly; appropriate; neat; kept in proper

tighten: Read
v.
(затянуть) draw tighter; straiten; make closer in any manner.

tile: Read
n.
(Плитка) flat thin rectangular slab used to cover surfaces; short length of pipe made of clay or concrete, used in sewers and drains

tilt: Read
n. Syn. slant; lean
(наклона) slight but noticeable partiality; line or surface that departs from the vertical

timber: Read
n. Syn. wood; lumber
(древесины) wood; lumber; trees or wooded land considered as a source of wood

timely: Read
a.
(своевременной) being or occurring in good time; sufficiently early; seasonable

timid: Read
a. Syn. shy; craven
(робкие) shy; craven; lacking self-confidence; shy

tip: Read
n.
(отзыв) piece or attachment; end of a pointed or projecting object; a V shape ; indication of potential opportunity

tissue: Read
n. Syn. fabric
(ткани) groups of cells that make particular parts of the body; soft thin paper

title: Read
n.
(названию) right or claim to possession; mark of rank; name of a book or film

toast: Read
v.
(тосты) dry and brown by heat of fire; warm thoroughly; drink to the health or in honor

toe: Read
n.
(ноги) one of digits of the foot; forepart of a foot or hoof

toil: Read
n.
(труд) exhausting labor or effort; any thread, web, or string spread for taking prey

token: Read
n.
(маркер) something intended or supposed to represent another thing; sign or symbol; memorial of friendship

tolerable: Read
a.
(допустимого) capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally.

tolerance: Read
n.
(толерантности) capacity for or the practice of recognizing and respecting the beliefs or practices of others; capacity to endure hardship or pain

tolerant: Read
a. Syn. permissive; open-minded; easy-going
(терпимы) showing respect for the rights of others; open-minded; showing capacity for endurance

tolerate: Read
v. Syn. endure; withstand; stand
(терпеть) endure; withstand; allow without prohibiting or opposing; permit

toll: Read
v.
(платных) charge a fee for using; sound in slowly repeated single tones; announce or summon by ringing a bell

tongue: Read
n.
(язык) organ situated in floor of mouth; speech; language; clapper of bell

topic: Read
n.
(темы) subject of a speech, essay, thesis, discussion, or conversation

torch: Read
n.
(факел) large candle or lamp giving flaring flame; flashlight

torrent: Read
n. Syn. flood
(Скачать) rushing stream; flood; heavy downpour

torture: Read
n.
(пыток) extreme pain; anguish of body or mind

toss: Read
v.
(бросить) throw carelessly; throw to see which side comes up; move or stir about violently

tough: Read
a. Syn. hard; strong
(жесткие) hard; difficult; feeling physical discomfort or pain; hard to bear

tourism: Read
n.
(туризм) practice of traveling for pleasure; business of providing tours and services for tourists

tow: Read
v. Syn. pull; drag
(буксировки) draw or pull behind by a chain or line

towel: Read
n.
(полотенце) rectangular cloth or paper for drying or wiping

tower: Read
n.
(башни) building or part of a building that is exceptionally high in proportion to its width and length; tall, slender structure used for observation, signaling, or pumping

trace: Read
v. Syn. imprint; residues
(след) follow, discover; make a mark or lines on a surface

track: Read
n.
(трек) road or path affording passage; line or route along which something moves

tractor: Read
n.
(трактор) a truck that has a cab but no body

tradition: Read
n. Syn. heritage
(Традиция) thought or behavior followed from generation to generation; heritage

tragedy: Read
n. Syn. disaster; calamity
(трагедии) disaster; event resulting in great loss and misfortune

trail: Read
n. Syn. track
(след) path or track roughly through wild or hilly country; overland route

traitor: Read
n.
(предатель) one who violates his allegiance and betrays his country

tramp: Read
v.
(бродяга) travel or wander through; cleanse clothes in water

trample: Read
v. Syn. destroy
(топтать) destroy; step on

tranquil: Read
a. Syn. serene; pacific
(спокойный) free from disturbance; pacific

transaction: Read
n. Syn. deal
(сделки) deal; communication involving two or more people that affects all those involved

transfer: Read
n. Syn. shift; distract; divert
(передачи) shifting; conveyance or removal of something from one place, person, or thing to another

transform: Read
v. Syn. change; convert
(преобразование) change in outward structure or looks; convert

transformation: Read
n.
(преобразование) change in form , appearance, nature, disposition, condition, or the like

transistor: Read
n.
(транзистор) small electronic device containing a semiconductor and having at least three electrical contacts

transit: Read
n.
(транзит) act of passing; passage through or over; line or route of passage

transition: Read
n. Syn. passage; change
(перехода) going from one state of action to another

transmission: Read
n.
(передачи) act of transmitting; automotive assembly of gears; sending of a signal

transmit: Read
v. Syn. forward; convey
(передачи) forward; send from one person or place to another

transparent: Read
a. Syn. airy; obvious
(прозрачные) easily detected; permitting light to pass through freely

transplant: Read
n. Syn. transfer; graft
(трансплантации) act of uprooting and moving a plant to a new location

transport: Read
v. Syn. convey
(Транспорт) carry from one place to another; carry away; deport

trap: Read
v. Syn. catch
(ловушку) catch; hold or catch as if in a hole

traverse: Read
v.
(траверс) go through or across, often under difficult conditions

tray: Read
n.
(лотка) an open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food

tread: Read
v.
(протектора) step on; mate with; place the foot

treason: Read
n. Syn. perfidy; betrayal
(измена) disloyalty; betrayal of trust or confidence

treatment: Read
n. Syn. handling
(лечение) handling; care that are intended to relieve illness or injury

treaty: Read
n.
(договора) act of treating for the adjustment of differences; negotiation

tremble: Read
v.
(дрожать) shake involuntarily, as with fear, cold, or weakness; quake; quiver; shiver; shudder

tremendous: Read
a. Syn. huge; enormous; gigantic; terrible
(огромный) huge; capable of making one tremble; terrible

trench: Read
n. Syn. ditch; canal
(траншеи) canal; deep furrow or ditch; long, steep-sided valley on the ocean floor

trend: Read
n. Syn. tendency
(тенденции) popular taste; general direction in which something tends to move

trial: Read
n. Syn. experiment
(суд) experiment; act of testing; examination of evidence to determine the charges or claims

tribe: Read
n.
(племени) family, race, or series of generations, descending from the same direct ancestor, and kept distinct

tribute: Read
n. Syn. praise; tax
(должное) payment in money made by one ruler or nation; tax; mark of respect; praiseworthy quality

trick: Read
n.
(Хитрость) cunning or deceitful activity; attempt to get others to do something foolish

trickle: Read
v. Syn. dribble; drip
(струйкой) flow in drops; run or flow slowly; drip

trifle: Read
n.
(мелочь) a thing of very little value or importance

trigger: Read
v. Syn. initiate; start
(триггера) cause something happen; set off

trim: Read
v. Syn. clip; prune
(отделка) clip; cut down to the desired size or shape

triple: Read
a.
(тройка) consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; three times repeated

triumph: Read
n. Syn. victory
(торжество) victory; win; expressing great joy

trivial: Read
a. Syn. unimportant; trifling; commonplace
(тривиально) unimportant; of little significance or value; ordinary; commonplace

tropic: Read
n.
(Tropic) one of the two small circles of the celestial sphere, situated on each side of the equator, and parallel to it; hot and humid place

tropical: Read
a.
(тропических) relating to region on either side of the equator; hot and humid

troublesome: Read
a. Syn. annoying; bothersome
(хлопотное) annoying; bothersome

trumpet: Read
n.
(труба) brass musical instrument with brilliant tone

trunk: Read
n.
(ствол) stem, or body, of a tree; main stem, without the branches; body of animal apart from the head and limbs

tub: Read
n.
(ванна) a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids

tube: Read
n.
(труба) hollow cylindrical shape; underground railway

tuck: Read
v.
(Tuck) make one or more folds in; store in a safe spot; put in a snug spot

tug: Read
v.
(буксира) pull or draw with great effort; draw along with continued exertion; haul along; tow

tuition: Read
n.
(Помощь в учебе) teaching pupils individually; fee for instruction, especially at a formal institution of learning

tumble: Read
v.
(падение) fall down, as if collapsing

tumult: Read
n. Syn. commotion; riot; noise
(шум) noise, as made by a crowd; riot or uprising

tunnel: Read
n.
(туннель) passageway through or under something, usually underground

turbulent: Read
a. Syn. violent; tempestuous; furious
(турбулентного) characterized by unrest or disorder

turnover: Read
n.
(Оборот) act or result of turning over; upset; amount of money turned over or drawn in a business in a specified time; amount of people replaced in a business

tutor: Read
v. Syn. guide; direct
(репетитор) guide; give individual instruction

twig: Read
n.
(ветка) small branch or division of a branch

twilight: Read
n.
(Сумерки) light perceived before the rising, and after the setting, of the sun; faint light; dubious or uncertain medium through which anything is viewed

twinkle: Read
v.
(блеск) open and shut the eye rapidly; blink; wink

twist: Read
v.
(поворот) turn in the opposite direction; form into a spiral shape

typhoon: Read
n. Syn. cyclone
(Тайфун) tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific; violent whirlwind

typical: Read
a. Syn. average; representative
(традиционная) conforming to a type; representative

tyranny: Read
n. Syn. oppression
(тирании) oppression; cruel government; office or authority of an absolute ruler; absolute power

tyrant: Read
n.
(тирана) absolute ruler; sovereign unrestrained by law or constitution

tyre: Read
n. Syn. tire
(шины) tire; covering for a wheel, usually made of rubber reinforced with cords of nylon