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4000 IELTS Academic Words List (2)

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bachelor
backbone
backward
bacon
bacterium
badge
badminton
baffle
baggage
bait
bake
balance
balcony
bald
ballet
balloon
ballroom
bamboo
band
bandage
bang
banker
bankrupt
banner
banquet
bar
barber
bare
barely
bargain
barge
bark
barn
barometer
baron
barrel
barren
barrier
barter
baseball
basement
basin
bathe
batter
battery
bay
bazaar
bead
beak
beam
bean
bear
bearing
beat
become
beforehand
behalf
behave
behavior
belly
beloved
below
bend
beneath
beneficial
beneficiary
benefit
benevolent
bent
besides
bestow
bet
betray
beverage
bewilder
bias
bid
bill
billion
bind
biographer
biography
biologist
bite
bitter
bitterness
blacksmith
blade
blame
blank
blanket
blast
blaze
bleach
bleed
blend
bless
blessing
blink
block
bloom
blossom
blot
blunder
blunt
blush
board
boarding
boast
bodyguard
boil
bold
bolt
bond
bonus
bookcase
boom
booming
boost
booth
border
bore
boring
bother
bounce
bound
boundary
bourgeois
bow
bowl
boycott
brace
brain
brake
brand
breach
breadth
break
breakdown
breakthrough
breath
breathe
breed
breeze
bribe
bridle
brief
brighten
brilliance
brilliant
brim
brink
brisk
brittle
broadcast
broaden
brochure
bronze
brood
brook
brown
bruise
brutal
brute
bubble
bucket
bud
budget
buffet
bug
bulb
bulk
bulky
bull
bulletin
bullion
bump
bunch
bundle
burdensome
bureaucracy
burial
bush
business
butcher
butter
butterfly
buzz
bygone
bypass


baby-sitter: Read
n.
(بچے - sitter) person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home

bachelor: Read
n.
(انڈرگریجویٹ) unmarried men; the first or lowest academic degree conferred by universities and colleges

backbone: Read
n. Syn. support; mainstay
(ریڑھ کی ہڈی) support; mainstay; vertebrate spine or spinal column

backward: Read
a.
(پچھڑے) directed to the back or rear; unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; undeveloped

bacon: Read
n.
(بیکن) back and sides of a pig salted and smoked

bacterium: Read
n.
(جراثیم) single celled organism with no nucleus

badge: Read
n.
(بیج) distinctive mark, token, or sign worn on the person

badminton: Read
n.
(بیڈمنٹن) game played on a court with light long-handled rackets

baffle: Read
v. Syn. frustrate; perplex
(چکرا) frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of

baggage: Read
n. Syn. luggage; packing
(سامان) trunks, bags, parcels, and suitcases in which one carries one's belongings while traveling; luggage

bait: Read
v. Syn. harass; tease
(چارہ) harass; tease; lure, entice, or entrap

bake: Read
v.
(پکانا) prepare, as food, by cooking in a dry heat, either in an oven or under coals, or on heated stone or metal

balance: Read
n. Syn. equilibrium; symmetry; stability
(توازن) being in equilibrium; equilibrium; symmetry; stability

balcony: Read
n.
(بالکنی) platform projecting from the wall of a building

bald: Read
a. Syn. hairless
(گنجی) hairless; lacking a natural or usual covering

ballet: Read
n.
(رقص) a sort of theatrical representation by dancers

balloon: Read
n.
(بیلون) large non-rigid bag filled with gas or heated air

ballroom: Read
n.
(ballroom) large room used mainly for dancing

bamboo: Read
n.
(بانس) plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries

band: Read
n. Syn. orchestra; team
(بینڈ) orchestra; team; strip; ribbon; belt; unite; ally

bandage: Read
n.
(بینڈیج) strip of woven material, used in dressing and binding up wounds

bang: Read
n.
(بینگ) a vigorous blow; a conspicuous success

banker: Read
n.
(بینکر) person in charge of the bank in a gambling game; one who owns or is an executive in a bank

bankrupt: Read
a.
(دیوالیہ) penniless, without any money; financially ruined

banner: Read
n. Syn. flag; sign
(دیوالیہ بینر) flag; sign; a newspaper headline that runs across the full page

banquet: Read
n. Syn. feast
(بوج) feast; entertainment of eating and drinking

bar: Read
n. Syn. caf‚
(بار) a counter where you can obtain food or drink; cafe; strip; stick

barber: Read
n. Syn. haircutter; shaver
(نائی) haircutter; one whose business is to cut hair and to shave or trim beards

bare: Read
a. Syn. naked; nude
(ننگی) lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing

barely: Read
ad. Syn. just; only
(بمشکل) just; only; hardly; scarcely

bargain: Read
n.
(تجارت) agreement between parties concerning the sale of property

barge: Read
n. Syn. flatboat
(بجرا) flatboat; long, large boat for transporting freight that is unpowered and towed or pushed by other craft

bark: Read
n. Syn. yelp; howl
(چھال) sound made by a dog; harsh sound uttered by a dog

barn: Read
n.
(بھار) an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals

barometer: Read
n.
(بیرومیٹر) instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere

baron: Read
n.
(ویپاری) title or degree of nobility

barrel: Read
n. Syn. vessel
(بیرل) vessel; large cylindrical container

barren: Read
a. Syn. desolate
(بانجھ) desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking

barrier: Read
n. Syn. obstacle; hindrance; hurdle
(آڑ) obstacle; structure built to bar passage; boundary or limit

barter: Read
v. Syn. trade; exchange
(عوض) trade goods or services without the exchange of money

baseball: Read
n.
(بیس بال) game played with a bat and ball by two opposing teams of nine players; ball used in this game

basement: Read
n. Syn. cellar
(بیسمنٹ) cellar; storage room

basin: Read
n.
(بیسن) bowl-shaped vessel, usually used for holding food or liquids

bathe: Read
v. Syn. lave; immerse
(نہانے) wash by immersion, as in a bath; subject to bath; lave; immerse or cover one's self

batter: Read
v.
(بلے باز) beat with successive blows; beat repeatedly and with violence

battery: Read
n.
(بیٹری) beating or pounding; set of guns or heavy artillery; dry cell that produces electric current

bay: Read
n.
(خلیج) inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf; small body of water set off from the main body

bazaar: Read
n.
(بازار) market consisting of a street lined with shops and stalls, especially one in the Middle East

bead: Read
n. Syn. pearl; drops; droplet
(منکی) small piece of material, such as glass, plastic, or wood, that is pierced for stringing

beak: Read
n. Syn. nib
(beaded) nib ;horny projecting mouth of a bird

beam: Read
n. Syn. rafter; brace
(بیم) ray of light; long piece of metal or wood; long piece fixed or movable in structure, machine, or tool

bean: Read
n.
(سیم) various edible seeds; small oval or roundish seed, berry, nut, or lump

bear: Read
v. Syn. support; sustain
(سہ) support; sustain; carry; have; yield; give birth; hold up or support

bearing: Read
n.
(بیئرنگ) carrying another part; patient endurance; suffering without complaint; act of producing or giving birth

beat: Read
v. Syn. whip; strike; defeat
(پیٹا) whip; strike; defeat; hit repeatedly

become: Read
v.
(بن) suit or be suitable to; be worthy of, or proper for; cause to appear well; grow or come to be

beforehand: Read
ad. Syn. previously; aforetime
(پہلے) in state of anticipation; in advance; by way of preparation

behalf: Read
n. Syn. represent
(جانب) represent; advantage, benefit, interest of someone

behave: Read
v. Syn. perform; behave oneself
(برتاؤ) perform; conduct oneself in a proper way

behavior: Read
n. Syn. conduct; manner
(رویے) conduct; manner

belly: Read
n.
(پیٹ) part of human body which extends downward from breast to thighs, and contains bowels; womb

beloved: Read
a.
(پیاری) greatly loved; dear to the heart

below: Read
ad. Syn. beneath; under
(نیچے) under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; inferior to in rank; unworthy of

bend: Read
v.
(جھکنا) strain or move out of a straight line; curve; turn toward some certain point

beneath: Read
ad. Syn. below; under
(نیچے) lower in place, with something directly over or on; under; underneath; below

beneficial: Read
a. Syn. helpful; useful
(منافع) helpful; tending to promote physical well-being

beneficiary: Read
n.
(لابارتی) person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will

benefit: Read
n. Syn. welfare; gain
(فائدہ) advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain

benevolent: Read
a. Syn. generous; charitable
(ادار) generous in providing aid to others; charitable

bent: Read
a.
(سنکی) determined to do or have

besides: Read
ad.
(علاوہ) over and above; separate or distinct from; in addition to; other than

bestow: Read
v. Syn. present
(فرماتے) give as gift; present

bet: Read
n.
(شرط) stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; amount or object risked in a wager

betray: Read
v. Syn. reveal
(دھوکہ) be unfaithful; reveal unconsciously or unwillingly

beverage: Read
n. Syn. refreshment
(مشروبات) liquids for drinking, usually excluding water; refreshment

bewilder: Read
v. Syn. confuse
(bewilder) lead into perplexity or confusion; perplex with mazes

bias: Read
n. Syn. prejudice; preference
(تعصب) preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way

bid: Read
v.
(بولی) make an offer of; propose; offer in words; declare, as a wish, a greeting, a threat, or defiance

bill: Read
n. Syn. invoice
(بل) invoice; act; proposal; statement or list of particulars, such as a theater program or menu

billion: Read
n.
(ارب) the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros

bind: Read
v. Syn. contract; cohere; stick
(باندھنے) tie, or confine with a cord, band, or chain; make fast; contract; cohere or stick together

biographer: Read
n.
(جیونی لیکھک) one who writes a book about somebody's life

biography: Read
n.
(جیونی) an account of the series of events making up a person's life; accounts of people's life

biologist: Read
n.
(حیاتیات) scientist who studies living organisms

bite: Read
v.
(کاٹنے) pierce skin with teeth; seize with the teeth; sting with a stinger; eat into; have a sharp taste

bitter: Read
a. Syn. painful; acrid; acrimonious
(کڑوی) harsh or corrosive in tone; painful; acrid; acrimonious

bitterness: Read
n.
(کڑواہٹ) sharp and bitter manner

blacksmith: Read
n.
(لوہار) one who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil

blade: Read
n.
(بلیڈ) flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants; cutting part of an instrument

blame: Read
v. Syn. condemn; rebuke
(دوش) condemn; rebuke; find fault with; censure

blank: Read
a.
(خالی) of a white or pale color; without color; empty; void

blanket: Read
n.
(کمبل) heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having a nap, used in bed clothing

blast: Read
n. Syn. explode; burst
(دھماکے) explode; burst; gale; very strong gust of wind or air

blaze: Read
n. Syn. flame
(جوالا) brilliant burst of fire; destructive fire; flame

bleach: Read
v. Syn. whiten; blanch
(بلیچ) make white or colorless; blanch

bleed: Read
v.
(خون) emit blood; lose blood; withdraw blood from the body

blend: Read
n. Syn. combination; mixture
(مرکب) combination; mixture; forming uniform mixture

bless: Read
v.
(مجزوب) make or pronounce holy; consecrate; make happy

blessing: Read
n. Syn. boon; benediction
(مجزوب) praying for divine protection; formal act of giving approval

blink: Read
v. Syn. wink
(جھپکی) shut eyes briefly; wink

block: Read
v. Syn. chunk
(بلاک) hinder; obstruct; indicate broadly without great detail; sketch

bloom: Read
n. Syn. flower; blossom
(رونق) flower; blossom; best time of youth; period of greatest prosperity or productivity

blossom: Read
n.
(کھلنا) reproductive organ of plants, especially one having showy or colorful parts

blot: Read
n.
(نابود) spot or stain, as of ink on paper; blur; weak point or failing

blunder: Read
n. Syn. error
(غلطی) serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion

blunt: Read
a. Syn. insensitive
(کند) having a dull edge or end; not sharp; lacking in feeling; insensitive

blush: Read
v.
(شرمانا) become rosy or reddish; turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame

board: Read
n. Syn. lumber; plank
(بورڈ) a committee having supervisory powers; a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose

boarding: Read
n.
(بورڈنگ) wooden boards collectively; act of entering a ship; supplying with meals and lodgings for pay

boast: Read
v. Syn. brag; vaunt
(گھمنڈ) show off oneself; speak of with excessive pride

bodyguard: Read
n.
(انگرکشک) guard to protect or defend person; lifeguard

boil: Read
v.
(کھولے) be agitated; pass from a liquid to vapor when heated; be excited with passion; heat in water

bold: Read
a. Syn. brave; daring; intrepid; impudent
(بولڈ) brave; daring; intrepid; impudent

bolt: Read
v. Syn. dash
(بولٹ) dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly

bond: Read
n. Syn. link; tie; connection
(بانڈ) link; connection; uniting force or tie; binding agreement; duty

bonus: Read
n.
(بونس) an extra dividend to the shareholders; money paid in addition to a stated compensation

bookcase: Read
n.
(کتابوں کی الماری) case with shelves for holding books, especially one with glazed doors

boom: Read
n. Syn. bonanza; prosperity
(بوم) bonanza; prosperity; prosper; expand; flourish

booming: Read
a.
(booming) deep and resonant; flourishing; thriving

boost: Read
v. Syn. raise; advance
(بڑھانے) raise; advance; push or shove upward

booth: Read
n.
(بوت) house or shed built for temporary occupation; covered stall or temporary structure

border: Read
n.
(سرحد) outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden; margin; verge; brink; boundary

bore: Read
v. Syn. drill
(بور) drill; make a hole in or through, with or as if with a drill

boring: Read
a. Syn. tiresome; tedious
(بورنگ) uninteresting and tiresome; dull

bother: Read
v. Syn. disturb; puzzle
(پریشان) annoy; trouble; make agitated or nervous; fluster

bounce: Read
v. Syn. jolt; rebound
(اچھال) jolt; rebound after having struck an object or a surface

bound: Read
n. Syn. limit; constraint
(پابند) tied; held; committed; limit; constraint; leap; jump

boundary: Read
n. Syn. border; frontier
(سرحد) dividing line; border; frontier

bourgeois: Read
a.
(بائیکاٹ) middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional

bow: Read
n.
(حضور) inclination of head, or bending of body for reverence, respect, civility, or submission; bending or rounded part of ship forward

bowl: Read
v.
(کٹورا) throw or roll a ball; move quickly and smoothly, especially by rolling

boycott: Read
v.
(بائیکاٹ) refrain from buying or using

brace: Read
n.
(گلے) something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;

brain: Read
n. Syn. intelligence; intellect
(دماغ) organ or seat of intellect; understanding or imagination

brake: Read
n.
(وقفے) a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction

brand: Read
n.
(برانڈ) burning piece of wood; mark made by burning with a hot iron; distinctive mark upon in any way

breach: Read
n. Syn. violation; infringement
(شکنی) breaking of contract or duty

breadth: Read
n. Syn. width; extent
(چوڑائی) measure or dimension from side to side; width; extent

break: Read
n.
(توڑ) opportunity to do something; pause or interval, as from work; sudden change

breakdown: Read
n.
(ٹوٹ) process of failing to function or continue; sudden collapse in physical or mental health; summary of itemized data

breakthrough: Read
n.
(فتح) act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction

breath: Read
n.
(سانس) air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration

breathe: Read
v. Syn. respire
(علاوہ) respire; inhale and exhale air

breed: Read
v. Syn. raise; hatch; mate
(نسل) raise; produce offspring; give birth to or hatch; mate

breeze: Read
n. Syn. light wind
(ہوا) light current of air; gentle wind; progress swiftly and effortlessly

bribe: Read
n.
(رشوت) something serving to influence or persuade; reward or gift with a view to prevent judgment

bridle: Read
n.
(bracing لگام) headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins

brief: Read
a.
(مختصر) short in time, duration, length, or extent; concise

brighten: Read
v. Syn. lighten
(چمکا) lighten; cheer; encourage; make or become bright or brighter

brilliance: Read
n. Syn. cleverness; magnificence
(پرتیبھا) cleverness; magnificence

brilliant: Read
a.
(شاندار) full of light; shining; bright; sharp and clear in tone

brim: Read
n. Syn. brink; edge
(کنارا) brink; edge

brink: Read
n. Syn. verge; border
(کنارا) edge, margin, or border of a steep place verge

brisk: Read
a. Syn. energetic; swift
(تیز) marked by speed, liveliness, and vigor; energetic; swift; keen or sharp in speech or manner

brittle: Read
a.
(آسانی سے ٹوٹنے والی) easily broken; having little elasticity

broadcast: Read
n.
(نشر) message that is transmitted by radio or television; radio or television show

broaden: Read
v. Syn. widen; expand
(وسیع) widen; grow broad or broader

brochure: Read
n. Syn. pamphlet
(بروشر) pamphlet; small book usually having paper cover

bronze: Read
n.
(کانسی) an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements

brood: Read
v.
(فکر) think long and anxiously; be in a state of gloomy, serious thought

brook: Read
n. Syn. creek; stream
(بروک) creek; stream

brown: Read
a.
(بھوری) of dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow

bruise: Read
v.
(خروںچ) injure, as by a blow or collision; contuse; fight with the fists

brutal: Read
a.
(سفاکانہ) like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; merciless

brute: Read
a.
(جانور) not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence

bubble: Read
n. Syn. foam
(بلبلا) foam; dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic; fantastic or impracticable idea or belief

bucket: Read
n.
(بالٹی) vessel for drawing up water from a well; vessel for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain

bud: Read
n. Syn. shoot; sprout
(بڈ) one that is not yet fully developed; sprout

budget: Read
n. Syn. estimate
(بجٹ) estimate; a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose

buffet: Read
n.
(بفی) table with food set out for people to serve themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set out

bug: Read
n.
(بگ) general name applied to various insects

bulb: Read
n.
(بلب) rounded part of a cylindrical structure; electric lamp consisting of a glass ball

bulk: Read
n. Syn. majority; mass
(بلک) majority; main part; volume; mass

bulky: Read
a. Syn. cumbersome; unwieldy; clumsy
of large size for its weight

bull: Read
n.
(bulge بچھڑے) male of any species of cattle; large, strong, and aggressive person; optimist regarding business conditions

bulletin: Read
n.
(بلیٹن) brief statement of facts; any public notice or announcement; a periodical publication

bullion: Read
n.
(بلین) gold and silver in the form of bars

bump: Read
n. Syn. lump; bulge
(نشر) impact as from a collision; lump on the body caused by a blow

bunch: Read
n. Syn. clump; cluster; gathering
(گروپ) clump; cluster; gathering

bundle: Read
n. Syn. packet; parcel
(بنڈل) packet; a package of things tied together; a large sum of money

burdensome: Read
a.
(ساقط) not easily borne; wearing; causing uneasiness or fatigue

bureaucracy: Read
n.
(بیوروکریسی) over-regulated administrative system

burial: Read
n. Syn. grave
(تدفین) grave or tomb; ritual placing of a corpse in a grave; concealing something under the ground

bush: Read
n. Syn. shrub
(بش) place abounding in trees or shrubs; wild forest

business: Read
n.
(کاروبار) rightful concern or responsibility; occupation, work, or trade in which a person is engaged; commercial enterprise

butcher: Read
n. Syn. slaughterer
(کسائ) one whose job is to kill animals for food; one who kills in large numbers, or with unusual cruelty; vendor, especially on train or in theater

butter: Read
n.
(مکھن) oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning

butterfly: Read
n.
(تیتلی) insect typically having a slender body with broad colorful wings

buzz: Read
n.
(بز) confusion of activity and gossip; sound of rapid vibration

bygone: Read
a.
(پہلے) past; gone by

bypass: Read
n.
(بائی) channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture; conductor having low resistance in parallel

by-product: Read
n.
(ٹیکسی) product made during the manufacture of something else