5 letter words starting with AST

5 letter words starting with AST in English

5 letter words starting with ASTE

5 letter words starting with ASTI

Common 5 letter words starting with AST with meaning

Aster Parts of Speech


  • a plant of the daisy family, typically with purple, pink, or white flowers that bloom in the fall
  • any of various chiefly fall-blooming leafy-stemmed composite herbs (genus Aster) with flower heads that have white, pink, purple, or blue rays and a center of yellow disk flowers
  • US: /ˈæs.tɚ/
  • UK: /ˈæs.tər/
Origin and Usage

The word "aster" comes from the Latin word "aster," which means "star." The plant is named for its star-shaped flowers. Asters are often used in gardens and as cut flowers. They are also used in traditional medicine for their anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties.

  • starwort
  • michaelmas daisy
  • fall-blooming aster
Related Words
  • stare
  • tears
  • taser
  • rates
  • sears
Example Sentences
  • The garden was filled with beautiful purple asters.
  • She picked a bouquet of fall-blooming asters for the table.
  • A tea made from aster leaves can help relieve pain and inflammation.
Word: astir 1. Parts of Speech:


2. Definitions:

1. In motion; moving about.

2. In a state of excited activity.

3. Pronunciations:

US: /əˈstɜr/

UK: /əˈstɜːr/

4. Origin and Usage:

The word "astir" originated from the Middle English word "stirien" which means "to move". It has been used in English since the 14th century.

"Astir" is used to describe a state of motion or activity. It is commonly used in literature and poetry, and is often used to describe a bustling or busy scene.

5. Synonyms:

active, bustling, busy, moving, stirring, lively, animated, energetic, dynamic, vivacious

6. Related Words:

stair, sitar, hater, later, alter, aster, biter, liter, niter, pater, siter, titer, viter

7. Example Sentences:

1. The streets were astir with people rushing to work.

2. The community was astir with excitement over the upcoming festival.

3. The leaves rustled as the forest came astir with the sounds of wildlife.

4. The kitchen was astir with the sounds of pots and pans clanging and cooks shouting orders.

5. The city was astir with the sounds of traffic and people going about their day.