The letter 'a' as in 'cake'

Select the beginning sound

 a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z

a          

abase

abbreviate

abbreviation

ablaze

able

abomination

ace

accelerate

accentuated

accolade

accommodate

accommodation

accumulate

accumulator

accurate

ache

actuate

adjudicate

admiration

altercation

adage

advocate

adequate

adulation

adulterate

advantage

aerate

aeroplane

age

agent

affectation

affiliate

affix

age

agent

aggravate

agitate

airplane

alias

alien

alienate

alligator

alleviate

alliteration

altercation

 alternate

amaze

amazement

 amen  amoral

amputate

angel

animate

annihilate

annotate

anticipate

antiquate

apace

ape

apex

apiary

appendage

appreciate

appreciation

application

April

apron

appropriate

approximately

aqueous

arcade

arrange

articulate

ashamed

asphyxiation

aspirate

assimilate

associate

association

assuage

ate

attenuated

atypical

audacious

awake          
b          
 baby

babe

babel

bacon

bake

baker

bakery

bale

banal

bane

baneful

barefaced

base

basement

basic

basis

bass

bathe

bathing

became

behave

belated

bicarbonate

blade

 blame

blameless

blaze

blockade

bondage

brace

bracelet

brake

brave

bravery

brazen

brocade

brigade

         
c          
 cabbage  caber  cable  cage  cake  calculate

candidate

cane

came

capable

capacious

cape

capitation

capitulate

captivate

carriage

cascade

case

cavalcade

cave

certificate

cessation

chafe

change

changeable

chamber

chaos

charade

chase

chasten

chocolate

circulation

civilisation

coagulate

cognate

commemorate

commiserate

commonplace

compatriot

compensate

compensation

complicate

comrades

concave

concentrate

conciliate

confederate

congratulate

congregate

congregation

consecrate

considerate

consolidate

consternation

contagious

contaminate

contemplate

conversation

cooperate

coronation

courage

courageous

cradle

crane

crate

crave

craze

crazy

creation

cribbage

crusade

cultivate

curator

         
d          
dale damage dame danger dangerous date

daze

debate

debater

decade

decapitate

decimate

decorate

deface

defame

degenerate

degrade

deliberate

deliberately

discourage

delicate

demonstrate

denominator

depraved

desperate

destination

deteriorate

dictate

dilapidated

dilate

diplomacy

disabled

disconsolate

discourage

discriminate

disgrace

 dislocate

displace

dissipate

dissuade

dominate

donation

drake drape        
e          

edification

educate

education

 ejaculate

eliminate

elongate

elucidate

emaciated

emanate

emancipate

embrace

emulate

enable

encourage

engage

engaging

 engrave

enumerate

enunciated

enrage

equator

eradicate

erase

escalator

escapade

escape

estate

estimate

evacuate

evade

exaggerate

examination

exchange

excruciating

exhale

exonerate

expectorate          

f

         
 fable

face

facetious

facial

fade

fake

fame

famous

fascinate

fatal

fate

favour

fireplace

female

flagrant

flake

flame

flavour

fluctuate

foliage

formidable

forsake

fortunate

fortunately

foundation

fragrant

fragrance

frame

frustrated

fumigate

furnace

         
g          
gable gale game gape garbage gate

gave

guage

gaze

generator

germination

 gesticulate

glacier

glaze

grace

graceful

gracious

grade

 grape

grate

grave

gravy

graze

grazing

guage

         
h          
 habitation hale haste hasten hasty hate

hatred

haze

hibernate

hesitate

homage

humiliate

hurricane          
i          
 illegitimate

illiterate

illuminate

illustrate

image

imitate

imitation

immediately

immigrate

impatient

implicate

indicate

information

inane

inanimate

incapacitate

incorporate

incriminate

incubator

indicate

inebriate

infamous

inflame

inflammation

information

infuriate

ingratiate

inhale

initiate

invocation

inoculate

inordinate

insane

insatiable

insinuate

instantaneous

instigate

insubordination

insulated

intemperate

interchangeable

interrogate

intimate

intimation

intimidate

intoxicate

intricate

inundation

invade

invertebrate

investigate

inveterate

invigorating

invitation

irrigate

irrigation

irritate

isolate

   
j          
 jade  jubilation  justification      
k          
knave          
l          

label

labour

lace

lacerate

laden

ladle

lady

lake

lame

landscape

language

latent

late

later

lathe

 lazy

liberate

litigation

liquidate

locate

location

lucrative

luggage


m          
mace made magistrate magnate major make

maker

male

manage

mandate

mane

mange

manger

mania

maniac

manipulate

maple

marriage

masquerade

masticate

mate

matron

maze

mediate

meditation

membrane

message

migrate

misbehaviour

miscalculate

miscellaneous

mistake

mitigate

moderate

modulate

monoplane

n          

name

namesake

nape

narrate

nasal

nation

native

nature

naval

nave

navigate

navy

necklace

negotiate

newsagent

newspaper

nickname

nominate

o          

obdurate

obligation

obliterated

 observation

obstinate

obviate

occasion

occupation

octave

opaque

operate

operation

opiate

orange

oration

ornate

orphanage

oscillate

ostentation

outrage

outstation

     
p          
pace package pagan page palace palate

palatial

pale

paling

palisade

palmitate

palpitate

pane

papal

paper

paperback

parade

parsonage

participate

passage

passionate

paste

pastry

patient

patience

patio

penetrate

perambulate

percolate

perforated

perspiration

persuade

pervade

phase

phrase

placate

place

plague

plane

plate

plumage

population

postage

potentate

pottage

precipitate

predicate

preface

preparation

preponderate

prevaricate

private

probation

profane

profligate

promenade

propagate

prostrate

provocation

publication

pugnacious

punctuation

quaver

   

radiate

      race radiant  

radiator

radio

rage

rake

range

ranger

rapacious

rate

rapier

rate

ratio

ravage

rave

recapitulate

recreation

relate

relation

remonstrate

renegade

renovate

reparation

replace

representative

reputation

rotation

ruminate

sabre

sacred

safe

safety

sagacious

sage

sake

sale

salient

saline

salvage

same

sane

satiate

saturate

save

scale

scapegoat

scintillating

scrape

sedate

separate

separation

separator

serenade

serrated

sewage

shake

shade

shady

shame

shape

shapely

shave

situated

situation

skate

slave

slavery

snake

solace

space

spacious

specification

spectator

speculate

stable

stage

stale

staple

state

statement

statesman

station

stationary

stimulate

stipulate

strange

stranger

       

suffocate

supplicate

surface

swathe

table

take

tale

tame

tape

taper

Tasmanian

taste

temperate

temperature

tenacious

terminate

terrace

testator

tirade

tolerate

trace

trade

translate

ultimate

unable

undertake

undulate

unfortunate

vacant

vocate

vocation

vacillate

vagrant

vague

variegated

vase

venerate

ventilate

ventilator

verbatim

vertebrate

vexation

vibrate

vindicate

violate

vitiate

vivacious

volcano

voracious

voyage

wade

wafer

wage

wager

wake

wakeful

wane

waste

wave

waver

whale

wholesale

     

list words where the ‘a’ sound is ‘ar’ as in ‘past

advance

aft

after

afternoon

afterward

aircraft

alms

answer

apparatus

ask

autograph

balm

balmy

bask

basket

basketball

banana bath blast barrage
becalmed broadcast calf calm cask
cast

castle

chance

clasp

class

craft

daft

dance

draft

disaster

fast

fasten

faster

father

flask

gasp

ghast

ghastly

glass

graph

grasp

half

last

mask

mast

nasty

palm

paragraph

pass

past

path

plant

raft

rascal

rasp

rather

shaft

staff

task

telegraph

vast

A as it sound like or as in ball

all

alderman

also

alter

alternative

although

almost

always

bald

balk

ball

baseball

basketball

call

calling

chalk

fall

false

falter

gall

small

snowball

 squall

stall

hall

install

mall

pitfall

recall

sidewalk

stalk

talk

talks

tall

walk

wall

walnut

waltz

water

     
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