Name Report For First Name CATE:


First name CATE's origin is English. CATE means "innocent". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with CATE below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of cate.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with CATE and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with CATE - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming CATE


cateline catelyn hecate caterina cater ecaterina

NAMES RHYMING WITH CATE (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (ate) - Names That Ends with ate:

agate bradamate ate fate anate kate tate mate nate windgate wingate hypate

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (te) - Names That Ends with te:

amanishakhete linette florete maledysaunte tote suette annemette bergitte astarte rute huette josette pierrette yolette bernadette amphitrite anaxarete aphrodite arete calliste hippolyte ocypete tienette vedette volante dete manute baptiste mette dante wambli-waste adette amette amite anjanette anjeanette annette annjeanette antoinette araminte argante ariette ariste arlette babette bemadette bernette bette birte bridgette brigette brigitte brite celeste chante chariste charlette charlotte chaunte clarette colette collette comforte danette davite dawnette diamante elberte ellette enite evette georgette georgitte ginnette hanriette harriette hugette hughette idette ivette jaenette janette jaquenette jeanette jenette johnette jonette juliette

NAMES RHYMING WITH CATE (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (cat) - Names That Begins with cat:

cat catalin catalina catarina catarine cath cathair cathal cathao cathaoir catharine cathasach cathbad cathenna catherine catheryn cathi cathia cathie cathleen cathlin cathly cathmor cathmore cathryn cathy catia catlee catlin catline catlyn catori catrell catri catrice catriona cattee catterick catterik catti-brie

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (ca) - Names That Begins with ca:

cabal cabe cable cacamwri cacanisius cace cacey cachamwri caci cacia cadabyr cadan cadassi cadby cadda caddaham caddari caddaric caddarik caddawyc cade cadee cadell caden cadena cadence cadencia cadenza cadeo cadha cadhla cadi cadie cadis cadman cadmon cadmus cador cadwallon cady cadyna caedmon caedon caedwalla caelan caeli caellum caeneus caerleon caerlion caersewiella caesar caesare cafall caffar caffara caffaria caflice cagney cahal


First Names which starts with 'c' and ends with 'e':

caidance cailie caindale caine cairbre caitie calandre calanthe caldre cale calfhie calfhierde calibome caliborne callee callie calliope cambrie camdene came camile camille canace candace candance candice candide candie candyce canice caoimhe caolaidhe caprice capucine caree caresse carilynne carine carlene carlie carlisle carlyle carme carmelide carmeline carmine carolanne carole caroline carolyne carree carrie cartere carthage case casee casidhe casie cassadee cassie caycee caydence cayle cecile cecille ceire celandine celene celesse celestine celidone celie celine cerise cesare chace chadburne chadbyrne chalise chamyle chance chane chanelle channe channelle chantae chantalle chantelle chardae chardanae charee charise charlaine charlayne charlee charlene charlie charline charlique charlise

English Words Rhyming CATE


acaternoun (n.) See Caterer.

acatesnoun (n. pl.) See Cates.

advocatenoun (n.) One who pleads the cause of another. Specifically: One who pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court; a counselor.
 noun (n.) One who defends, vindicates, or espouses any cause by argument; a pleader; as, an advocate of free trade, an advocate of truth.
 noun (n.) Christ, considered as an intercessor.
 noun (n.) To plead in favor of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly.
 verb (v. i.) To act as advocate.

advocateshipnoun (n.) Office or duty of an advocate.

applicateadjective (a.) Applied or put to some use.
 verb (v. i.) To apply.

auspicateadjective (a.) Auspicious.
 verb (v. t.) To foreshow; to foretoken.
 verb (v. t.) To give a favorable turn to in commencing; to inaugurate; -- a sense derived from the Roman practice of taking the auspicium, or inspection of birds, before undertaking any important business.

avocateadjective (a.) To call off or away; to withdraw; to transfer to another tribunal.

affricatenoun (n.) A combination of a stop, or explosive, with an immediately following fricative or spirant of corresponding organic position, as pf in german Pfeffer, pepper, z (= ts) in German Zeit, time.

baccateadjective (a.) Pulpy throughout, like a berry; -- said of fruits.

baccatedadjective (a.) Having many berries.
 adjective (a.) Set or adorned with pearls.

bifurcateadjective (a.) Alt. of Bifurcated
 verb (v. i.) To divide into two branches.

bifurcatedadjective (a.) Two-pronged; forked.

biplicateadjective (a.) Twice folded together.

bisaccateadjective (a.) Having two little bags, sacs, or pouches.

bisilicatenoun (n.) A salt of metasilicic acid; -- so called because the ratio of the oxygen of the silica to the oxygen of the base is as two to one. The bisilicates include many of the most common and important minerals.

bisulcateadjective (a.) Having two grooves or furrows.
 adjective (a.) Cloven; said of a foot or hoof.

borosilicatenoun (n.) A double salt of boric and silicic acids, as in the natural minerals tourmaline, datolite, etc.

braccateadjective (a.) Furnished with feathers which conceal the feet.

brocatelnoun (n.) A kind of coarse brocade, or figured fabric, used chiefly for tapestry, linings for carriages, etc.
 noun (n.) A marble, clouded and veined with white, gray, yellow, and red, in which the yellow usually prevails. It is also called Siena marble, from its locality.

brocatellonoun (n.) Same as Brocatel.

canonicatenoun (n.) The office of a canon; a canonry.

carucatenoun (n.) A plowland; as much land as one team can plow in a year and a day; -- by some said to be about 100 acres.

catenoun (n.) Food. [Obs.] See Cates.

catecheticadjective (a.) Alt. of Catechetical

catecheticaladjective (a.) Relating to or consisting in, asking questions and receiving answers, according to the ancient manner of teaching.

catecheticsnoun (n.) The science or practice of instructing by questions and answers.

catechinnoun (n.) One of the tannic acids, extracted from catechu as a white, crystalline substance; -- called also catechuic acid, and catechuin.

catechisationnoun (n.) The act of catechising.

catechisingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Catechise

catechisernoun (n.) One who catechises.

catechismnoun (n.) A form of instruction by means of questions and answers.
 noun (n.) A book containing a summary of principles, especially of religious doctrine, reduced to the form of questions and answers.

catechismaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a catechism, having the form of questions and answers; catechetical.

catechistnoun (n.) One who instructs by question and answer, especially in religions matters.

catechisticadjective (a.) Alt. of Catechistical

catechisticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a catechist or to a catechism.

catechunoun (n.) A dry, brown, astringent extract, obtained by decoction and evaporation from the Acacia catechu, and several other plants growing in India. It contains a large portion of tannin or tannic acid, and is used in medicine and in the arts. It is also known by the names terra japonica, cutch, gambier, etc.

catechuicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to catechu or its derivatives. See catechin.

catechumenatenoun (n.) The state or condition of a catechumen or the time during which one is a catechumen.

catechumenicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to catechumens; as, catechumenical instructions.

catechumenistnoun (n.) A catechumen.

categorematicadjective (a.) Capable of being employed by itself as a term; -- said of a word.

categoricaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a category.
 adjective (a.) Not hypothetical or relative; admitting no conditions or exceptions; declarative; absolute; positive; express; as, a categorical proposition, or answer.

categoricalnessnoun (n.) The quality of being categorical, positive, or absolute.

categoristnoun (n.) One who inserts in a category or list; one who classifies.

categorynoun (n.) One of the highest classes to which the objects of knowledge or thought can be reduced, and by which they can be arranged in a system; an ultimate or undecomposable conception; a predicament.
 noun (n.) Class; also, state, condition, or predicament; as, we are both in the same category.

catelnoun (n.) Property; -- often used by Chaucer in contrast with rent, or income.

catelectrodenoun (n.) The negative electrode or pole of a voltaic battery.

catelectrotonicadjective (a.) Relating to, or characterized by, catelectrotonus.

catelectrotonusnoun (n.) The condition of increased irritability of a nerve in the region of the cathode or negative electrode, on the passage of a current of electricity through it.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH CATE (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (ate) - English Words That Ends with ate:

abatenoun (n.) Abatement.
 verb (v. t.) To beat down; to overthrow.
 verb (v. t.) To bring down or reduce from a higher to a lower state, number, or degree; to lessen; to diminish; to contract; to moderate; to cut short; as, to abate a demand; to abate pride, zeal, hope.
 verb (v. t.) To deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price.
 verb (v. t.) To blunt.
 verb (v. t.) To reduce in estimation; to deprive.
 verb (v. t.) To bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ.
 verb (v. t.) To diminish; to reduce. Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets.
 verb (v. t.) To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates.
 verb (v. t.) To be defeated, or come to naught; to fall through; to fail; as, a writ abates.

abbreviatenoun (n.) An abridgment.
 adjective (a.) Abbreviated; abridged; shortened.
 adjective (a.) Having one part relatively shorter than another or than the ordinary type.
 verb (v. t.) To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken.
 verb (v. t.) To reduce to lower terms, as a fraction.

ablegatenoun (n.) A representative of the pope charged with important commissions in foreign countries, one of his duties being to bring to a newly named cardinal his insignia of office.
 verb (v. t.) To send abroad.

abranchiateadjective (a.) Without gills.

abrogateadjective (a.) Abrogated; abolished.
 verb (v. t.) To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To put an end to; to do away with.

absinthatenoun (n.) A combination of absinthic acid with a base or positive radical.

acaudateadjective (a.) Tailless.

accommodateadjective (a.) Suitable; fit; adapted; as, means accommodate to end.
 verb (v. t.) To render fit, suitable, or correspondent; to adapt; to conform; as, to accommodate ourselves to circumstances.
 verb (v. t.) To bring into agreement or harmony; to reconcile; to compose; to adjust; to settle; as, to accommodate differences, a dispute, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with something desired, needed, or convenient; to favor; to oblige; as, to accommodate a friend with a loan or with lodgings.
 verb (v. t.) To show the correspondence of; to apply or make suit by analogy; to adapt or fit, as teachings to accidental circumstances, statements to facts, etc.; as, to accommodate prophecy to events.
 verb (v. i.) To adapt one's self; to be conformable or adapted.

accumulateadjective (a.) Collected; accumulated.
 verb (v. t.) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money.
 verb (v. i.) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.

accurateadjective (a.) In exact or careful conformity to truth, or to some standard of requirement, the result of care or pains; free from failure, error, or defect; exact; as, an accurate calculator; an accurate measure; accurate expression, knowledge, etc.
 adjective (a.) Precisely fixed; executed with care; careful.

aceratenoun (n.) A combination of aceric acid with a salifiable base.
 adjective (a.) Acerose; needle-shaped.

acervateadjective (a.) Heaped, or growing in heaps, or closely compacted clusters.
 verb (v. t.) To heap up.

acetatenoun (n.) A salt formed by the union of acetic acid with a base or positive radical; as, acetate of lead, acetate of potash.

achatenoun (n.) An agate.
 noun (n.) Purchase; bargaining.
 noun (n.) Provisions. Same as Cates.

achlamydateadjective (a.) Not possessing a mantle; -- said of certain gastropods.

aciculateadjective (a.) Alt. of Aciculated

actuateadjective (a.) Put in action; actuated.
 verb (v. t.) To put into action or motion; to move or incite to action; to influence actively; to move as motives do; -- more commonly used of persons.
 verb (v. t.) To carry out in practice; to perform.

acuateadjective (a.) Sharpened; sharp-pointed.
 verb (v. t.) To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.

aculeateadjective (a.) Having a sting; covered with prickles; sharp like a prickle.
 adjective (a.) Having prickles, or sharp points; beset with prickles.
 adjective (a.) Severe or stinging; incisive.

aculeolateadjective (a.) Having small prickles or sharp points.

acuminateadjective (a.) Tapering to a point; pointed; as, acuminate leaves, teeth, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To render sharp or keen.
 verb (v. i.) To end in, or come to, a sharp point.

acutifoliateadjective (a.) Having sharp-pointed leaves.

acutilobateadjective (a.) Having acute lobes, as some leaves.

adequateadjective (a.) Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition.
 adjective (a.) To equalize; to make adequate.
 adjective (a.) To equal.

adnateadjective (a.) Grown to congenitally.
 adjective (a.) Growing together; -- said only of organic cohesion of unlike parts.
 adjective (a.) Growing with one side adherent to a stem; -- a term applied to the lateral zooids of corals and other compound animals.

adulterateadjective (a.) Tainted with adultery.
 adjective (a.) Debased by the admixture of a foreign substance; adulterated; spurious.
 verb (v. t.) To defile by adultery.
 verb (v. t.) To corrupt, debase, or make impure by an admixture of a foreign or a baser substance; as, to adulterate food, drink, drugs, coin, etc.
 verb (v. i.) To commit adultery.

adversifoliateadjective (a.) Alt. of Adversifolious

affectionateadjective (a.) Having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; as, an affectionate brother.
 adjective (a.) Kindly inclined; zealous.
 adjective (a.) Proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender; as, the affectionate care of a parent; affectionate countenance, message, language.
 adjective (a.) Strongly inclined; -- with to.

agatenoun (n.) A semipellucid, uncrystallized variety of quartz, presenting various tints in the same specimen. Its colors are delicately arranged in stripes or bands, or blended in clouds.
 noun (n.) A kind of type, larger than pearl and smaller than nonpareil; in England called ruby.
 noun (n.) A diminutive person; so called in allusion to the small figures cut in agate for rings and seals.
 noun (n.) A tool used by gold-wire drawers, bookbinders, etc.; -- so called from the agate fixed in it for burnishing.
 adverb (adv.) On the way; agoing; as, to be agate; to set the bells agate.

agglomeratenoun (n.) A collection or mass.
 noun (n.) A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; -- distinguished from conglomerate.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Agglomerated
 verb (v. t.) To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass or anything like a mass.
 verb (v. i.) To collect in a mass.

agglutinateadjective (a.) United with glue or as with glue; cemented together.
 adjective (a.) Consisting of root words combined but not materially altered as to form or meaning; as, agglutinate forms, languages, etc. See Agglutination, 2.
 verb (v. t.) To unite, or cause to adhere, as with glue or other viscous substance; to unite by causing an adhesion of substances.

aggrateadjective (a.) To please.

aggregatenoun (n.) A mass, assemblage, or sum of particulars; as, a house is an aggregate of stone, brick, timber, etc.
 noun (n.) A mass formed by the union of homogeneous particles; -- in distinction from a compound, formed by the union of heterogeneous particles.
 adjective (a.) Formed by a collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; collective.
 adjective (a.) Formed into clusters or groups of lobules; as, aggregate glands.
 adjective (a.) Composed of several florets within a common involucre, as in the daisy; or of several carpels formed from one flower, as in the raspberry.
 adjective (a.) Having the several component parts adherent to each other only to such a degree as to be separable by mechanical means.
 adjective (a.) United into a common organized mass; -- said of certain compound animals.
 verb (v. t.) To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The aggregated soil."
 verb (v. t.) To add or unite, as, a person, to an association.
 verb (v. t.) To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels.

agminateadjective (a.) Alt. of Agminated

agnatenoun (n.) A relative whose relationship can be traced exclusively through males.
 adjective (a.) Related or akin by the father's side; also, sprung from the same male ancestor.
 adjective (a.) Allied; akin.

alateadjective (a.) Alt. of Alated
 adverb (adv.) Lately; of late.

albuminatenoun (n.) A substance produced by the action of an alkali upon albumin, and resembling casein in its properties; also, a compound formed by the union of albumin with another substance.

alcoatenoun (n.) Alt. of Alcohate

alcohatenoun (n.) Shortened forms of Alcoholate.

alcoholatenoun (n.) A crystallizable compound of a salt with alcohol, in which the latter plays a part analogous to that of water of crystallization.

alienatenoun (n.) A stranger; an alien.
 adjective (a.) Estranged; withdrawn in affection; foreign; -- with from.
 verb (v. t.) To convey or transfer to another, as title, property, or right; to part voluntarily with ownership of.
 verb (v. t.) To withdraw, as the affections; to make indifferent of averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; to estrange; to wean; -- with from.

alkalizateadjective (a.) Alkaline.
 verb (v. t.) To alkalizate.

alloxanatenoun (n.) A combination of alloxanic acid and a base or base or positive radical.

alternatenoun (n.) That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.
 noun (n.) A substitute; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.
 noun (n.) A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.
 adjective (a.) Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal.
 adjective (a.) Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second; as, the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. ; read every alternate line.
 adjective (a.) Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.
 verb (v. t.) To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.
 verb (v. i.) To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; -- followed by with; as, the flood and ebb tides alternate with each other.
 verb (v. i.) To vary by turns; as, the land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains.

aluminatenoun (n.) A compound formed from the hydrate of aluminium by the substitution of a metal for the hydrogen.

alveolateadjective (a.) Deeply pitted, like a honeycomb.

amalgamateadjective (a.) Alt. of Amalgamated
 verb (v. t.) To compound or mix, as quicksilver, with another metal; to unite, combine, or alloy with mercury.
 verb (v. t.) To mix, so as to make a uniform compound; to unite or combine; as, to amalgamate two races; to amalgamate one race with another.
 verb (v. i.) To unite in an amalgam; to blend with another metal, as quicksilver.
 verb (v. i.) To coalesce, as a result of growth; to combine into a uniform whole; to blend; as, two organs or parts amalgamate.

ambreatenoun (n.) A salt formed by the combination of ambreic acid with a base or positive radical.

ampliateadjective (a.) Having the outer edge prominent; said of the wings of insects.
 verb (v. t.) To enlarge.

ampullateadjective (a.) Alt. of Ampullated

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH CATE (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (cat) - Words That Begins with cat:

catnoun (n.) An animal of various species of the genera Felis and Lynx. The domestic cat is Felis domestica. The European wild cat (Felis catus) is much larger than the domestic cat. In the United States the name wild cat is commonly applied to the bay lynx (Lynx rufus) See Wild cat, and Tiger cat.
 noun (n.) A strong vessel with a narrow stern, projecting quarters, and deep waist. It is employed in the coal and timber trade.
 noun (n.) A strong tackle used to draw an anchor up to the cathead of a ship.
 noun (n.) A double tripod (for holding a plate, etc.), having six feet, of which three rest on the ground, in whatever position in is placed.
 noun (n.) An old game; (a) The game of tipcat and the implement with which it is played. See Tipcat. (c) A game of ball, called, according to the number of batters, one old cat, two old cat, etc.
 noun (n.) A cat o' nine tails. See below.
 verb (v. t.) To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See Anchor.

cattingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Cat

catabaptistnoun (n.) One who opposes baptism, especially of infants.

catabasionnoun (n.) A vault under altar of a Greek church.

catabioticadjective (a.) See under Force.

catacausticnoun (n.) A caustic curve formed by reflection of light.
 adjective (a.) Relating to, or having the properties of, a caustic curve formed by reflection. See Caustic, a.

catachresisnoun (n.) A figure by which one word is wrongly put for another, or by which a word is wrested from its true signification; as, "To take arms against a sea of troubles". Shak. "Her voice was but the shadow of a sound." Young.

catachresticadjective (a.) Alt. of Catachrestical

catachresticaladjective (a.) Belonging to, or in the manner of, a catachresis; wrested from its natural sense or form; forced; far-fetched.

cataclysmnoun (n.) An extensive overflow or sweeping flood of water; a deluge.
 noun (n.) Any violent catastrophe, involving sudden and extensive changes of the earth's surface.

cataclysmaladjective (a.) Alt. of Cataclysmic

cataclysmicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a cataclysm.

cataclysmistnoun (n.) One who believes that the most important geological phenomena have been produced by cataclysms.

catacombnoun (n.) A cave, grotto, or subterraneous place of large extent used for the burial of the dead; -- commonly in the plural.

catacousticnoun (n.) That part of acoustics which treats of reflected sounds or echoes See Acoustics.

catadioptricadjective (a.) Alt. of Catadioptrical

catadioptricaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, produced by, or involving, both the reflection and refraction of light; as, a catadioptric light.

catadioptricsnoun (n.) The science which treats of catadioptric phenomena, or of the used of catadioptric instruments.

catadromenoun (n.) A race course.
 noun (n.) A machine for raising or lowering heavy weights.

catadromousadjective (a.) Having the lowest inferior segment of a pinna nearer the rachis than the lowest superior one; -- said of a mode of branching in ferns, and opposed to anadromous.
 adjective (a.) Living in fresh water, and going to the sea to spawn; -- opposed to anadromous, and said of the eel.

catafalconoun (n.) See Catafalque.

catafalquenoun (n.) A temporary structure sometimes used in the funeral solemnities of eminent persons, for the public exhibition of the remains, or their conveyance to the place of burial.

catagmaticadjective (a.) Having the quality of consolidating broken bones.

cataiannoun (n.) A native of Cathay or China; a foreigner; -- formerly a term of reproach.

catalannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Catalonia; also, the language of Catalonia.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Catalonia.

catalecticadjective (a.) Wanting a syllable at the end, or terminating in an imperfect foot; as, a catalectic verse.
 adjective (a.) Incomplete; partial; not affecting the whole of a substance.

catalepsynoun (n.) Alt. of Catalepsis

catalepsisnoun (n.) A sudden suspension of sensation and volition, the body and limbs preserving the position that may be given them, while the action of the heart and lungs continues.

catalepticadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, catalepsy; affected with catalepsy; as, a cataleptic fit.

catallactanoun (n. pl.) A division of Protozoa, of which Magosphaera is the type. They exist both in a myxopod state, with branched pseudopodia, and in the form of ciliated bodies united in free, spherical colonies.

catallacticsnoun (n.) The science of exchanges, a branch of political economy.

catalognoun (n. & v.) Catalogue.

cataloguenoun (n.) A list or enumeration of names, or articles arranged methodically, often in alphabetical order; as, a catalogue of the students of a college, or of books, or of the stars.
 verb (v. t.) To make a list or catalogue; to insert in a catalogue.

cataloguingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Catalogue

cataloguernoun (n.) A maker of catalogues; esp. one skilled in the making of catalogues.

catalpanoun (n.) A genus of American and East Indian trees, of which the best know species are the Catalpa bignonioides, a large, ornamental North American tree, with spotted white flowers and long cylindrical pods, and the C. speciosa, of the Mississipi valley; -- called also Indian bean.

catalysisnoun (n.) Dissolution; degeneration; decay.
 noun (n.) A process by which reaction occurs in the presence of certain agents which were formerly believed to exert an influence by mere contact. It is now believed that such reactions are attended with the formation of an intermediate compound or compounds, so that by alternate composition and decomposition the agent is apparenty left unchanged; as, the catalysis of making ether from alcohol by means of sulphuric acid; or catalysis in the action of soluble ferments (as diastase, or ptyalin) on starch.
 noun (n.) The catalytic force.

catalyticnoun (n.) An agent employed in catalysis, as platinum black, aluminium chloride, etc.
 adjective (a.) Relating to, or causing, catalysis.

catamarannoun (n.) A kind of raft or float, consisting of two or more logs or pieces of wood lashed together, and moved by paddles or sail; -- used as a surf boat and for other purposes on the coasts of the East and West Indies and South America. Modified forms are much used in the lumber regions of North America, and at life-saving stations.
 noun (n.) Any vessel with twin hulls, whether propelled by sails or by steam; esp., one of a class of double-hulled pleasure boats remarkable for speed.
 noun (n.) A kind of fire raft or torpedo bat.
 noun (n.) A quarrelsome woman; a scold.

catamenianoun (n. pl.) The monthly courses of women; menstrual discharges; menses.

catamenialadjective (a.) Pertaining to the catamenia, or menstrual discharges.

catamitenoun (n.) A boy kept for unnatural purposes.

catamountnoun (n.) The cougar. Applied also, in some parts of the United States, to the lynx.

catanadromousadjective (a.) Ascending and descending fresh streams from and to the sea, as the salmon; anadromous.

catapasmnoun (n.) A compound medicinal powder, used by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, to absorb perspiration, etc.

catapelticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a catapult.

catapetalousadjective (a.) Having the petals held together by stamens, which grow to their bases, as in the mallow.

cataphonicadjective (a.) Of or relating to cataphonics; catacoustic.

cataphonicsnoun (n.) That branch of acoustics which treats of reflected sounds; catacoustics.

cataphractnoun (n.) Defensive armor used for the whole body and often for the horse, also, esp. the linked mail or scale armor of some eastern nations.
 noun (n.) A horseman covered with a cataphract.
 noun (n.) The armor or plate covering some fishes.


English Words which starts with 'c' and ends with 'e':

caballinenoun (n.) Caballine aloes.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a horse.

cabbagenoun (n.) An esculent vegetable of many varieties, derived from the wild Brassica oleracea of Europe. The common cabbage has a compact head of leaves. The cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, etc., are sometimes classed as cabbages.
 noun (n.) The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used, like, cabbage, for food. See Cabbage tree, below.
 noun (n.) The cabbage palmetto. See below.
 noun (n.) Cloth or clippings cabbaged or purloined by one who cuts out garments.
 verb (v. i.) To form a head like that the cabbage; as, to make lettuce cabbage.
 verb (v. i.) To purloin or embezzle, as the pieces of cloth remaining after cutting out a garment; to pilfer.

cabessenoun (n.) The finest kind of silk received from India.

cablenoun (n.) A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor, and for other purposes. It is made of hemp, of steel wire, or of iron links.
 noun (n.) A rope of steel wire, or copper wire, usually covered with some protecting or insulating substance; as, the cable of a suspension bridge; a telegraphic cable.
 noun (n.) A molding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope; -- called also cable molding.
 verb (v. t.) To fasten with a cable.
 verb (v. t.) To ornament with cabling. See Cabling.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To telegraph by a submarine cable

caboodlenoun (n.) The whole collection; the entire quantity or number; -- usually in the phrase the whole caboodle.

caboosenoun (n.) A house on deck, where the cooking is done; -- commonly called the galley.
 noun (n.) A car used on freight or construction trains for brakemen, workmen, etc.; a tool car.

cabotagenoun (n.) Navigation along the coast; the details of coast pilotage.

cabreenoun (n.) The pronghorn antelope.

cabreritenoun (n.) An apple-green mineral, a hydrous arseniate of nickel, cobalt, and magnesia; -- so named from the Sierra Cabrera, Spain.

cabriolenoun (n.) A curvet; a leap. See Capriole.

cacainenoun (n.) The essential principle of cacao; -- now called theobromine.

cachenoun (n.) A hole in the ground, or hiding place, for concealing and preserving provisions which it is inconvenient to carry.

cachundenoun (n.) A pastil or troche, composed of various aromatic and other ingredients, highly celebrated in India as an antidote, and as a stomachic and antispasmodic.

caciquenoun (n.) See Cazique.

cacklenoun (n.) The sharp broken noise made by a goose or by a hen that has laid an egg.
 noun (n.) Idle talk; silly prattle.
 verb (v. i.) To make a sharp, broken noise or cry, as a hen or goose does.
 verb (v. i.) To laugh with a broken noise, like the cackling of a hen or a goose; to giggle.
 verb (v. i.) To talk in a silly manner; to prattle.

cacomixlenoun (n.) Alt. of Cacomixl

cacomixtlenoun (n.) Alt. of Cacomixl

cacoxenenoun (n.) Alt. of Cacoxenite

cacoxenitenoun (n.) A hydrous phosphate of iron occurring in yellow radiated tufts. The phosphorus seriously injures it as an iron ore.

cadastrenoun (n.) Alt. of Cadaster

caddicenoun (n.) Alt. of Caddis

cadenoun (n.) A barrel or cask, as of fish.
 noun (n.) A species of juniper (Juniperus Oxycedrus) of Mediterranean countries.
 adjective (a.) Bred by hand; domesticated; petted.
 verb (v. t.) To bring up or nourish by hand, or with tenderness; to coddle; to tame.

cadencenoun (n.) The act or state of declining or sinking.
 noun (n.) A fall of the voice in reading or speaking, especially at the end of a sentence.
 noun (n.) A rhythmical modulation of the voice or of any sound; as, music of bells in cadence sweet.
 noun (n.) Rhythmical flow of language, in prose or verse.
 noun (n.) See Cadency.
 noun (n.) Harmony and proportion in motions, as of a well-managed horse.
 noun (n.) A uniform time and place in marching.
 noun (n.) The close or fall of a strain; the point of rest, commonly reached by the immediate succession of the tonic to the dominant chord.
 noun (n.) A cadenza, or closing embellishment; a pause before the end of a strain, which the performer may fill with a flight of fancy.
 verb (v. t.) To regulate by musical measure.

cadenenoun (n.) A species of inferior carpet imported from the Levant.

cadgenoun (n.) A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To carry, as a burden.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg.

cadienoun (n.) Alt. of Caddie

caddienoun (n.) A Scotch errand boy, porter, or messenger.
 noun (n.) A cadet.
 noun (n.) A lad; young fellow.
 noun (n.) One who does errands or other odd jobs.
 noun (n.) An attendant who carries a golf player's clubs, tees his ball, etc.

cadrenoun (n.) The framework or skeleton upon which a regiment is to be formed; the officers of a regiment forming the staff.

caducibranchiateadjective (a.) With temporary gills: -- applied to those Amphibia in which the gills do not remain in adult life.

cadukeadjective (a.) Perishable; frail; transitory.

caespitoseadjective (a.) Same as Cespitose.

cafenoun (n.) A coffeehouse; a restaurant; also, a room in a hotel or restaurant where coffee and liquors are served.

caffeinenoun (n.) A white, bitter, crystallizable substance, obtained from coffee. It is identical with the alkaloid theine from tea leaves, and with guaranine from guarana.

caffrenoun (n.) See Kaffir.

cagenoun (n.) A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.
 noun (n.) A place of confinement for malefactors
 noun (n.) An outer framework of timber, inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase.
 noun (n.) A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, as a ball valve.
 noun (n.) A wirework strainer, used in connection with pumps and pipes.
 noun (n.) The box, bucket, or inclosed platform of a lift or elevator; a cagelike structure moving in a shaft.
 noun (n.) The drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim.
 noun (n.) The catcher's wire mask.
 verb (v. i.) To confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine.

caiquenoun (n.) A light skiff or rowboat used on the Bosporus; also, a Levantine vessel of larger size.

cajuputenenoun (n.) A colorless or greenish oil extracted from cajuput.

cakenoun (n.) A small mass of dough baked; especially, a thin loaf from unleavened dough; as, an oatmeal cake; johnnycake.
 noun (n.) A sweetened composition of flour and other ingredients, leavened or unleavened, baked in a loaf or mass of any size or shape.
 noun (n.) A thin wafer-shaped mass of fried batter; a griddlecake or pancake; as buckwheat cakes.
 noun (n.) A mass of matter concreted, congealed, or molded into a solid mass of any form, esp. into a form rather flat than high; as, a cake of soap; an ague cake.
 verb (v. i.) To form into a cake, or mass.
 verb (v. i.) To concrete or consolidate into a hard mass, as dough in an oven; to coagulate.
 verb (v. i.) To cackle as a goose.

calabarinenoun (n.) An alkaloid resembling physostigmine and occurring with it in the calabar bean.

calaboosenoun (n.) A prison; a jail.

caladenoun (n.) A slope or declivity in a manege ground down which a horse is made to gallop, to give suppleness to his haunches.

calaitenoun (n.) A mineral. See Turquoise.

calaminenoun (n.) A mineral, the hydrous silicate of zinc.

calamitenoun (n.) A fossil plant of the coal formation, having the general form of plants of the modern Equiseta (the Horsetail or Scouring Rush family) but sometimes attaining the height of trees, and having the stem more or less woody within. See Acrogen, and Asterophyllite.

calaveritenoun (n.) A bronze-yellow massive mineral with metallic luster; a telluride of gold; -- first found in Calaveras County California.

calcarateadjective (a.) Alt. of Calcarated

calcarineadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the calcar of the brain.

calceolateadjective (a.) Slipper-ahaped. See Calceiform.

calciminenoun (n.) A white or colored wash for the ceiling or other plastering of a room, consisting of a mixture of clear glue, Paris white or zinc white, and water.
 verb (v. t.) To wash or cover with calcimine; as, to calcimine walls.

calcinableadjective (a.) That may be calcined; as, a calcinable fossil.

calcispongiaenoun (n. pl.) An order of marine sponges, containing calcareous spicules. See Porifera.

calcitenoun (n.) Calcium carbonate, or carbonate of lime. It is rhombohedral in its crystallization, and thus distinguished from aragonite. It includes common limestone, chalk, and marble. Called also calc-spar and calcareous spar.

calculableadjective (a.) That may be calculated or ascertained by calculation.

calculativeadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to calculation; involving calculation.

calculenoun (n.) Reckoning; computation.
 verb (v. i.) To calculate

calechenoun (n.) See Calash.

caledonitenoun (n.) A hydrous sulphate of copper and lead, found in some parts of Caledonia or Scotland.

calefactiveadjective (a.) See Calefactory.

calenturenoun (n.) A name formerly given to various fevers occuring in tropics; esp. to a form of furious delirium accompanied by fever, among sailors, which sometimes led the affected person to imagine the sea to be a green field, and to throw himself into it.
 verb (v. i.) To see as in the delirium of one affected with calenture.

calescencenoun (n.) Growing warmth; increasing heat.

calibrenoun (n.) The diameter of the bore, as a cannon or other firearm, or of any tube; or the weight or size of the projectile which a firearm will carry; as, an 8 inch gun, a 12-pounder, a 44 caliber.
 noun (n.) The diameter of round or cylindrical body, as of a bullet or column.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Capacity or compass of mind.

calicenoun (n.) See Chalice.

caliclenoun (n.) One of the small cuplike cavities, often with elevated borders, covering the surface of most corals. Each is formed by a polyp. (b) One of the cuplike structures inclosing the zooids of certain hydroids. See Campanularian.

caliculateadjective (a.) Relating to, or resembling, a cup; also improperly used for calycular, calyculate.

califatenoun (n.) Same as Caliph, Caliphate, etc.

calipeenoun (n.) A part of a turtle which is attached to the lower shell. It contains a fatty and gelatinous substance of a light yellowish color, much esteemed as a delicacy.

caliphatenoun (n.) The office, dignity, or government of a caliph or of the caliphs.

callenoun (n.) A kind of head covering; a caul.

calliopenoun (n.) The Muse that presides over eloquence and heroic poetry; mother of Orpheus, and chief of the nine Muses.
 noun (n.) One of the asteroids. See Solar.
 noun (n.) A musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles, toned to the notes of the scale, and played by keys arranged like those of an organ. It is sometimes attached to steamboat boilers.
 noun (n.) A beautiful species of humming bird (Stellula Calliope) of California and adjacent regions.

callipeenoun (n.) See Calipee.

calloseadjective (a.) Furnished with protuberant or hardened spots.

calorescencenoun (n.) The conversion of obscure radiant heat into light; the transmutation of rays of heat into others of higher refrangibility.

calorienoun (n.) The unit of heat according to the French standard; the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram (sometimes, one gram) of water one degree centigrade, or from 0 to 1. Compare the English standard unit, Foot pound.

caloriferenoun (n.) An apparatus for conveying and distributing heat, especially by means of hot water circulating in tubes.

calottenoun (n.) Alt. of Callot

calotypenoun (n.) A method of taking photographic pictures, on paper sensitized with iodide of silver; -- also called Talbotype, from the inventor, Mr. Fox. Talbot.

calycineadjective (a.) Pertaining to a calyx; having the nature of a calyx.

calyclenoun (n.) A row of small bracts, at the base of the calyx, on the outside.

calyculateadjective (a.) Alt. of Calyculated

calymenenoun (n.) A genus of trilobites characteristic of the Silurian age.

cambogenoun (n.) See Gamboge.

camboosenoun (n.) See Caboose.

cambrasinenoun (n.) A kind of linen cloth made in Egypt, and so named from its resemblance to cambric.

camenoun (n.) A slender rod of cast lead, with or without grooves, used, in casements and stained-glass windows, to hold together the panes or pieces of glass.
  () imp. of Come.
  (imp.) of Come

cameradenoun (n.) See Comrade.

camisadenoun (n.) Alt. of Camisado

camisolenoun (n.) A short dressing jacket for women.
 noun (n.) A kind of straitjacket.

camomilenoun (n.) Alt. of Chamomile

chamomilenoun (n.) A genus of herbs (Anthemis) of the Composite family. The common camomile, A. nobilis, is used as a popular remedy. Its flowers have a strong and fragrant and a bitter, aromatic taste. They are tonic, febrifugal, and in large doses emetic, and the volatile oil is carminative.
 noun (n.) See Camomile.

campanilenoun (n.) A bell tower, esp. one built separate from a church.

campanulateadjective (a.) Bell-shaped.

campbellitenoun (n.) A member of the denomination called Christians or Disciples of Christ. They themselves repudiate the term Campbellite as a nickname. See Christian, 3.

camphenenoun (n.) One of a series of substances C10H16, resembling camphor, regarded as modified terpenes.

camphinenoun (n.) Rectified oil of turpentine, used for burning in lamps, and as a common solvent in varnishes.

camphirenoun (n.) An old spelling of Camphor.

camphoratenoun (n.) A salt of camphoric acid.
 verb (v. t.) To impregnate or treat with camphor.
  () Alt. of Camporated

canaanitenoun (n.) A descendant of Canaan, the son of Ham, and grandson of Noah.
 noun (n.) A Native or inhabitant of the land of Canaan, esp. a member of any of the tribes who inhabited Canaan at the time of the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt.
 noun (n.) A zealot.

canaillenoun (n.) The lowest class of people; the rabble; the vulgar.
 noun (n.) Shorts or inferior flour.

canaliculateadjective (a.) Alt. of Canaliculated

canareseadjective (a.) Pertaining to Canara, a district of British India.