Common Word Abbreviation Lists

VocabularySpellingCity is a useful resource for practicing common abbreviations lists. Recognizing abbreviations for common words is an important skill to have. An abbreviation is a shortened version of a word. Usually, but not always, the abbreviation consists of a letter or group of letters taken from a word or phrase. Acronyms are also commonplace in the world today. An acronym is an abbreviation that is usually formed by using the initial letters in a phrase or name. U.S.A. (United States of America) is a very common abbreviation. Common abbreviations include state names and many others.

VocabularySpellingCity now includes some abbreviations for titles, measurements, geographic terms, and other popular words.