One Word Substitution (A), Study Notes, Material - DSSSB exam

By Komal|Updated : June 1st, 2022

In this article, we should read related to the One word Substitution Important for the DSSSB. One word Substitution is an important part of the English section for DSSSB, KVS, MPTET, CTET 2021, and other teaching exams. We can expect at least 2 to 3 questions on the topic of One word Substitution.

One word Substitution is an essential part of the vocabulary. It simply indicates that the sentence has to be replaced with a single word. This area needs a good vocabulary to answer the questions well. Problems based on one-word substitution are oftentimes asked in various teaching exams. In one-word substitution questions, a definition will be given and candidates will be asked to choose a word for this definition from the options that are provided.


Important One Word Substitution Beginning with A

1. Atheist

Meaning in Hindi: नास्तिक

Meaning in English: A person who does not believe in the existence of God.

2. Autocracy

Meaning in Hindi: निरकुश राज्यशासन

Meaning in English: Government By one Man who has unlimited power.

3. Autocrat

Meaning in Hindi: निरकुश

Meaning in English: A person who rules without consulting the opinion of others.

4. Arsenal

Meaning in Hindi: हथियार घर

Meaning in English: A place where weapons and ammunition stored.

5. Allegory

Meaning in Hindi: रूपक

Meaning in English:  A story in which ideas are symbolized as people.

6. Aristocracy

Meaning in Hindi: विषहर

Meaning in English: A Government run by the nobility or the rich and the elite people.

7. Autobiography

Meaning in Hindi: आत्मकथा

Meaning in English: A Life story of a person written by self.

8. Aviary

Meaning in  Hindi: पक्षीशाला

Meaning in English: Large cage or building for keeping birds.

9. Analgesia

Meaning in Hindi: पीडाहर

Meaning in English: Loss of ability to  feel pain while still conscious

10. Altruist

Meaning in Hindi: परोपकारी

Meaning in English: A person who thinks unselfishly for others.

11. Anarchy

Meaning in Hindi:  अराजकता

Meaning in English: The absence of Government in a country

12. Accessible

Meaning in Hindi: प्राप्य

Meaning in English: Objects having life in them.

13. Audible

Meaning in Hindi: सुनाई देने योग्य

Meaning in English: That can be heard.

14. Arbitrator

Meaning in Hindi: निर्णायक

Meaning in English: A person was chosen or appointed by parties in controversy to decide their difference.

15. Ambivert

Meaning in Hindi: उभमुखी

Meaning in English: One who turns thoughts both inwards and outwards.


This article tends to be beneficial for the following exams - REET, UPTET, CTET, Online Classroom Program TET, DSSSB, KVS etc.

 Suggested Read Books:

Serial No.Book NameAuthor Name
1.One Word SubstitutionRoshan Tolani
2.One Word SubstitutionAtharv Publication


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



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  • The weightage of One word Substitution in the DSSSB exam- 3 to 4 marks.

  • The level of One-word Substitution Questions asked in the DSSSB exam is of moderate level.

  • The weightage of the English Section in the DSSSB exam is 20 marks.

  • Yes, negative marking involves in the DSSSB exam (0.25 marks).

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