Confusing Verbs 1

Match the verbs on the left with their definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • connote
  • denote
  • adopt
  • adapt
  • evade
  • avoid
  • deprecate
  • depreciate
  • precede
  • proceed
  • legally take something as your own, begin to use something
  • become less valuable over a period of time
  • stay away from someone or something, or not use something
  • used to suggest or imply an additional meaning
  • continue to do something that has already been planned
  • strongly disapprove of or criticize something
  • change something to make it suitable for a different purpose
  • used to refer to an actual, primary, and specific meaning
  • happen before something or come before something
  • escape from someone who is trying to catch you