Name Report For First Name ACE:


First name ACE's origin is English. ACE means "a nickname given to one who excels: also an english surname meaning noble". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ACE below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of ace.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with ACE and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ACE - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ACE


aceline canace acestes eustace tlacelel anacelia araceli aracelia aracely candace grace gracelyn gracelynn gracen jacee jacelyn jacenta jacey kacee kacey kandace lacey macee macey shace tracee acel acey cace cacey chace gace jace jacen mace macelroy macen macerio macewen stacey trace tracey wallace dacey blacey peace acennan boniface ignace lace lacee lacene dace

NAMES RHYMING WITH ACE (According to last letters):

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

fenice alarice candance circe dice dirce eunice eurydice glauce helice kalonice yohance benoyce prentice lance anstice maurice aleece aleyece alice allyce alyce ance anice annice aviance berenice bernice bernyce brandice brandyce caidance candice candyce caprice catrice caydence cherice clarice clemence danice darice delice denice deniece derorice dulce ellice ellyce elyce essence felice florence france galice ganice gurice jahnisce janice janiece jayce jeanice jenice jeniece jeyce joyce kadence kadience kaedence kaidance kandice kandyce kaprice katrice kayce kaydance kaydence kaydience lanice loyce lucrece morgance morice pazice ranice ronce urice brice bryce canice chance chaunce chayce curtice darence darrance darrence derrance drayce justice

NAMES RHYMING WITH ACE (According to first letters):

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

acacia academia acair acaiseid acantha acastus acca accalon achaius achak achan acharya achates achcauhtli acheflour acheflow achelous acheron achilles achir acim acima acis acker ackerley ackerman ackley acolmixtli aconteus acrisius actaeon actassi acteon acwel acwellen


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

aase abame abarrane abbie abbigale abebe abegayle abeque able adalene adalie adalwine adare addaneye addergoole addie ade adelaide adele adelheide adeline adelise adelle adelyte adene adenne adette adibe adilene adine adne adorlee adriane adrianne adrie adriene adrienne aeccestane aedre aefre aegelmaere aelfdane aelfdene aelfwine aelle aerlene aescwine aesoburne aethe aethelhere aethelmaere aethelwine aethelwyne afrodille agate agathe agaue agave age aggie aghamore aglarale agnese agurtzane agustine ahane ahave ahelie aherne ahote aibne aife aiglentine ailbe ailbhe aileene ailise ailse ailsie aimee aine ainmire ainslee ainslie aintzane airdsgainne aithne ajanae akibe akintunde akinwole akule al-fadee al-hadiye alacoque alaine alane alastrine alayne albe

English Words Rhyming ACE


acanthaceousadjective (a.) Armed with prickles, as a plant.
 adjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the acanthus is the type.

acenoun (n.) A unit; a single point or spot on a card or die; the card or die so marked; as, the ace of diamonds.
 noun (n.) Hence: A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.
 noun (n.) A single point won by a stroke, as in handball, rackets, etc.; in tennis, frequently, a point won by a service stroke.

aceldamanoun (n.) The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his Master, and therefore called the field of blood. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.

acentricadjective (a.) Not centered; without a center.

acephalnoun (n.) One of the Acephala.

acephalanoun (n. pl.) That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; -- so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group included the Tunicata, Brachiopoda, and sometimes the Bryozoa. See Mollusca.

acephalannoun (n.) Same as Acephal.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Acephala.

acephalinoun (n. pl.) A fabulous people reported by ancient writers to have heads.
 noun (n. pl.) A Christian sect without a leader.
 noun (n. pl.) Bishops and certain clergymen not under regular diocesan control.
 noun (n. pl.) A class of levelers in the time of K. Henry I.

acephalistnoun (n.) One who acknowledges no head or superior.

acephalocystnoun (n.) A larval entozoon in the form of a subglobular or oval vesicle, or hydatid, filled with fluid, sometimes found in the tissues of man and the lower animals; -- so called from the absence of a head or visible organs on the vesicle. These cysts are the immature stages of certain tapeworms. Also applied to similar cysts of different origin.

acephalocysticadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the acephalocysts.

acephalousadjective (a.) Headless.
 adjective (a.) Without a distinct head; -- a term applied to bivalve mollusks.
 adjective (a.) Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.
 adjective (a.) Without a leader or chief.
 adjective (a.) Wanting the beginning.
 adjective (a.) Deficient and the beginning, as a line of poetry.

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

acerbadjective (a.) Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste, as unripe fruit; sharp and harsh.

acerbicadjective (a.) Sour or severe.

acerbitudenoun (n.) Sourness and harshness.

acerbitynoun (n.) Sourness of taste, with bitterness and astringency, like that of unripe fruit.
 noun (n.) Harshness, bitterness, or severity; as, acerbity of temper, of language, of pain.

acericadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the maple; as, aceric acid.

aceroseadjective (a.) Having the nature of chaff; chaffy.
 adjective (a.) Needle-shaped, having a sharp, rigid point, as the leaf of the pine.

acerousadjective (a.) Same as Acerose.
 adjective (a.) Destitute of tentacles, as certain mollusks.
 adjective (a.) Without antennae, as some insects.

acervaladjective (a.) Pertaining to a heap.

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

acervationnoun (n.) A heaping up; accumulation.

acervativeadjective (a.) Heaped up; tending to heap up.

acervoseadjective (a.) Full of heaps.

acervulineadjective (a.) Resembling little heaps.

acescencenoun (n.) Alt. of Acescency

acescencynoun (n.) The quality of being acescent; the process of acetous fermentation; a moderate degree of sourness.

acescentnoun (n.) A substance liable to become sour.
 adjective (a.) Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour.

acetablenoun (n.) An acetabulum; or about one eighth of a pint.

acetabularadjective (a.) Cup-shaped; saucer-shaped; acetabuliform.

acetabuliferanoun (n. pl.) The division of Cephalopoda in which the arms are furnished with cup-shaped suckers, as the cuttlefishes, squids, and octopus; the Dibranchiata. See Cephalopoda.

acetabuliferousadjective (a.) Furnished with fleshy cups for adhering to bodies, as cuttlefish, etc.

acetabuliformadjective (a.) Shaped like a shallow cup; saucer-shaped; as, an acetabuliform calyx.

acetabulumnoun (n.) A vinegar cup; socket of the hip bone; a measure of about one eighth of a pint, etc.
 noun (n.) The bony cup which receives the head of the thigh bone.
 noun (n.) The cavity in which the leg of an insect is inserted at its articulation with the body.
 noun (n.) A sucker of the sepia or cuttlefish and related animals.
 noun (n.) The large posterior sucker of the leeches.
 noun (n.) One of the lobes of the placenta in ruminating animals.

acetalnoun (n.) A limpid, colorless, inflammable liquid from the slow oxidation of alcohol under the influence of platinum black.

acetaldehydenoun (n.) Acetic aldehyde. See Aldehyde.

acetamidenoun (n.) A white crystalline solid, from ammonia by replacement of an equivalent of hydrogen by acetyl.

acetanilidenoun (n.) A compound of aniline with acetyl, used to allay fever or pain; -- called also antifebrine.

acetariousadjective (a.) Used in salads; as, acetarious plants.

acetarynoun (n.) An acid pulp in certain fruits, as the pear.

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

acetatedadjective (a.) Combined with acetic acid.

aceticadjective (a.) Of a pertaining to vinegar; producing vinegar; producing vinegar; as, acetic fermentation.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or derived from, acetyl, as acetic ether, acetic acid. The latter is the acid to which the sour taste of vinegar is due.

acetificationnoun (n.) The act of making acetous or sour; the process of converting, or of becoming converted, into vinegar.

acetifiernoun (n.) An apparatus for hastening acetification.

acetifyingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Acetify

acetimeternoun (n.) An instrument for estimating the amount of acetic acid in vinegar or in any liquid containing acetic acid.

acetimetrynoun (n.) The act or method of ascertaining the strength of vinegar, or the proportion of acetic acid contained in it.

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

Rhyming Words According to Last 2 Letters (ce) - English Words That Ends with ce:

abaisancenoun (n.) Obeisance.

abearancenoun (n.) Behavior.

aberrancenoun (n.) Alt. of Aberrancy

abeyancenoun (n.) Expectancy; condition of being undetermined.
 noun (n.) Suspension; temporary suppression.

abhorrencenoun (n.) Extreme hatred or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike.

abidancenoun (n.) The state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (with).

abodancenoun (n.) An omen; a portending.

abscondencenoun (n.) Fugitive concealment; secret retirement; hiding.

absencenoun (n.) A state of being absent or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; -- opposed to presence.
 noun (n.) Want; destitution; withdrawal.
 noun (n.) Inattention to things present; abstraction (of mind); as, absence of mind.

absistencenoun (n.) A standing aloof.

abstinencenoun (n.) The act or practice of abstaining; voluntary forbearance of any action, especially the refraining from an indulgence of appetite, or from customary gratifications of animal or sensual propensities. Specifically, the practice of abstaining from intoxicating beverages, -- called also total abstinence.
 noun (n.) The practice of self-denial by depriving one's self of certain kinds of food or drink, especially of meat.

abundancenoun (n.) An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: -- strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number.

accedencenoun (n.) The act of acceding.

acceptancenoun (n.) The act of accepting; a receiving what is offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; esp., favorable reception; approval; as, the acceptance of a gift, office, doctrine, etc.
 noun (n.) State of being accepted; acceptableness.
 noun (n.) An assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance.
 noun (n.) The bill itself when accepted.
 noun (n.) An agreeing to terms or proposals by which a bargain is concluded and the parties are bound; the reception or taking of a thing bought as that for which it was bought, or as that agreed to be delivered, or the taking possession as owner.
 noun (n.) An agreeing to the action of another, by some act which binds the person in law.
 noun (n.) Meaning; acceptation.

accidencenoun (n.) The accidents, of inflections of words; the rudiments of grammar.
 noun (n.) The rudiments of any subject.

accomplicenoun (n.) A cooperator.
 noun (n.) An associate in the commission of a crime; a participator in an offense, whether a principal or an accessory.

accordancenoun (n.) Agreement; harmony; conformity.

accrescencenoun (n.) Continuous growth; an accretion.

accustomancenoun (n.) Custom; habitual use.

achievancenoun (n.) Achievement.

acquaintancenoun (n.) A state of being acquainted, or of having intimate, or more than slight or superficial, knowledge; personal knowledge gained by intercourse short of that of friendship or intimacy; as, I know the man; but have no acquaintance with him.
 noun (n.) A person or persons with whom one is acquainted.

acquiescencenoun (n.) A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content; -- distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction.
 noun (n.) Submission to an injury by the party injured.
 noun (n.) Tacit concurrence in the action of another.

acquittancenoun (n.) The clearing off of debt or obligation; a release or discharge from debt or other liability.
 noun (n.) A writing which is evidence of a discharge; a receipt in full, which bars a further demand.
 verb (v. t.) To acquit.

acturiencenoun (n.) Tendency or impulse to act.

acustumauncenoun (n.) See Accustomance.

adarcenoun (n.) A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for cleansing the skin from freckles and tetters, and also in leprosy.

addicenoun (n.) See Adze.

adherencenoun (n.) The quality or state of adhering.
 noun (n.) The state of being fixed in attachment; fidelity; steady attachment; adhesion; as, adherence to a party or to opinions.

admirancenoun (n.) Admiration.

admittancenoun (n.) The act of admitting.
 noun (n.) Permission to enter; the power or right of entrance; also, actual entrance; reception.
 noun (n.) Concession; admission; allowance; as, the admittance of an argument.
 noun (n.) Admissibility.
 noun (n.) The act of giving possession of a copyhold estate.
 noun (n.) The reciprocal of impedance.

adolescencenoun (n.) The state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; youth, or the period of life between puberty and maturity, generally considered to be, in the male sex, from fourteen to twenty-one. Sometimes used with reference to the lower animals.

advanceadjective (a.) Before in place, or beforehand in time; -- used for advanced; as, an advance guard, or that before the main guard or body of an army; advance payment, or that made before it is due; advance proofs, advance sheets, pages of a forthcoming volume, received in advance of the time of publication.
 verb (v. t.) To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to make to go on.
 verb (v. t.) To raise; to elevate.
 verb (v. t.) To raise to a higher rank; to promote.
 verb (v. t.) To accelerate the growth or progress; to further; to forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten; as, to advance the ripening of fruit; to advance one's interests.
 verb (v. t.) To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show; as, to advance an argument.
 verb (v. t.) To make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish, as money or other value, before it becomes due, or in aid of an enterprise; to supply beforehand; as, a merchant advances money on a contract or on goods consigned to him.
 verb (v. t.) To raise to a higher point; to enhance; to raise in rate; as, to advance the price of goods.
 verb (v. t.) To extol; to laud.
 verb (v. i.) To move or go forward; to proceed; as, he advanced to greet me.
 verb (v. i.) To increase or make progress in any respect; as, to advance in knowledge, in stature, in years, in price.
 verb (v. i.) To rise in rank, office, or consequence; to be preferred or promoted.
 verb (v.) The act of advancing or moving forward or upward; progress.
 verb (v.) Improvement or progression, physically, mentally, morally, or socially; as, an advance in health, knowledge, or religion; an advance in rank or office.
 verb (v.) An addition to the price; rise in price or value; as, an advance on the prime cost of goods.
 verb (v.) The first step towards the attainment of a result; approach made to gain favor, to form an acquaintance, to adjust a difference, etc.; an overture; a tender; an offer; -- usually in the plural.
 verb (v.) A furnishing of something before an equivalent is received (as money or goods), towards a capital or stock, or on loan; payment beforehand; the money or goods thus furnished; money or value supplied beforehand.

advicenoun (n.) An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
 noun (n.) Deliberate consideration; knowledge.
 noun (n.) Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; -- commonly in the plural.
 noun (n.) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.

affiancenoun (n.) Plighted faith; marriage contract or promise.
 noun (n.) Trust; reliance; faith; confidence.
 verb (v. t.) To betroth; to pledge one's faith to for marriage, or solemnly promise (one's self or another) in marriage.
 verb (v. t.) To assure by promise.

affirmancenoun (n.) Confirmation; ratification; confirmation of a voidable act.
 noun (n.) A strong declaration; affirmation.

affluencenoun (n.) A flowing to or towards; a concourse; an influx.
 noun (n.) An abundant supply, as of thought, words, feelings, etc.; profusion; also, abundance of property; wealth.

afterpiecenoun (n.) A piece performed after a play, usually a farce or other small entertainment.
 noun (n.) The heel of a rudder.

aggracenoun (n.) Grace; favor.
 verb (v. t.) To favor; to grace.

aggrievancenoun (n.) Oppression; hardship; injury; grievance.

agracenoun (n. & v.) See Aggrace.

aidancenoun (n.) Aid.

albescencenoun (n.) The act of becoming white; whitishness.

alkalescencenoun (n.) Alt. of Alkalescency

allegeancenoun (n.) Allegation.

allegiancenoun (n.) The tie or obligation, implied or expressed, which a subject owes to his sovereign or government; the duty of fidelity to one's king, government, or state.
 noun (n.) Devotion; loyalty; as, allegiance to science.

alliancenoun (n.) The state of being allied; the act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties, etc., especially between families by marriage and states by compact, treaty, or league; as, matrimonial alliances; an alliance between church and state; an alliance between France and England.
 noun (n.) Any union resembling that of families or states; union by relationship in qualities; affinity.
 noun (n.) The persons or parties allied.
 verb (v. t.) To connect by alliance; to ally.

allicenoun (n.) Alt. of Allis

allowancenoun (n.) Approval; approbation.
 noun (n.) The act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance.
 noun (n.) Acknowledgment.
 noun (n.) License; indulgence.
 noun (n.) That which is allowed; a share or portion allotted or granted; a sum granted as a reimbursement, a bounty, or as appropriate for any purpose; a stated quantity, as of food or drink; hence, a limited quantity of meat and drink, when provisions fall short.
 noun (n.) Abatement; deduction; the taking into account of mitigating circumstances; as, to make allowance for the inexperience of youth.
 noun (n.) A customary deduction from the gross weight of goods, different in different countries, such as tare and tret.
 noun (n.) To put upon a fixed allowance (esp. of provisions and drink); to supply in a fixed and limited quantity; as, the captain was obliged to allowance his crew; our provisions were allowanced.

allspicenoun (n.) The berry of the pimento (Eugenia pimenta), a tree of the West Indies; a spice of a mildly pungent taste, and agreeably aromatic; Jamaica pepper; pimento. It has been supposed to combine the flavor of cinnamon, nutmegs, and cloves; and hence the name. The name is also given to other aromatic shrubs; as, the Carolina allspice (Calycanthus floridus); wild allspice (Lindera benzoin), called also spicebush, spicewood, and feverbush.

allurancenoun (n.) Allurement.

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

Rhyming Words According to First 2 Letters (ac) - Words That Begins with ac:

acacianoun (n.) A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals.
 noun (n.) A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs. Nearly 300 species are Australian or Polynesian, and have terete or vertically compressed leaf stalks, instead of the bipinnate leaves of the much fewer species of America, Africa, etc. Very few are found in temperate climates.
 noun (n.) The inspissated juice of several species of acacia; -- called also gum acacia, and gum arabic.

acacinnoun (n.) Alt. of Acacine

acacinenoun (n.) Gum arabic.

academenoun (n.) An academy.

academialadjective (a.) Academic.

academiannoun (n.) A member of an academy, university, or college.

academicnoun (n.) One holding the philosophy of Socrates and Plato; a Platonist.
 noun (n.) A member of an academy, college, or university; an academician.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Academical

academicaladjective (a.) Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the Academic sect or philosophy.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific.

academicalsnoun (n. pl.) The articles of dress prescribed and worn at some colleges and universities.

academiciannoun (n.) A member of an academy, or society for promoting science, art, or literature, as of the French Academy, or the Royal Academy of arts.
 noun (n.) A collegian.

academicismnoun (n.) A tenet of the Academic philosophy.
 noun (n.) A mannerism or mode peculiar to an academy.

academismnoun (n.) The doctrines of the Academic philosophy.

academistnoun (n.) An Academic philosopher.
 noun (n.) An academician.

academynoun (n.) A garden or grove near Athens (so named from the hero Academus), where Plato and his followers held their philosophical conferences; hence, the school of philosophy of which Plato was head.
 noun (n.) An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university. Popularly, a school, or seminary of learning, holding a rank between a college and a common school.
 noun (n.) A place of training; a school.
 noun (n.) A society of learned men united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science; as, the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and philology.
 noun (n.) A school or place of training in which some special art is taught; as, the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.

acadiannoun (n.) A native of Acadie.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Acadie, or Nova Scotia.

acajounoun (n.) The cashew tree; also, its fruit. See Cashew.
 noun (n.) The mahogany tree; also, its timber.

acalephnoun (n.) Alt. of Acalephan

acalephannoun (n.) One of the Acalephae.

acalephaenoun (n. pl.) A group of Coelenterata, including the Medusae or jellyfishes, and hydroids; -- so called from the stinging power they possess. Sometimes called sea nettles.

acalephoidadjective (a.) Belonging to or resembling the Acalephae or jellyfishes.

acalycineadjective (a.) Alt. of Acalysinous

acalysinousadjective (a.) Without a calyx, or outer floral envelope.

acanthnoun (n.) Same as Acanthus.

acanthanoun (n.) A prickle.
 noun (n.) A spine or prickly fin.
 noun (n.) The vertebral column; the spinous process of a vertebra.

acanthineadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the plant acanthus.

acanthocarpousadjective (a.) Having the fruit covered with spines.

acanthocephalanoun (n. pl.) A group of intestinal worms, having the proboscis armed with recurved spines.

acanthocephalousadjective (a.) Having a spiny head, as one of the Acanthocephala.

acanthophorousadjective (a.) Spine-bearing.

acanthopodiousadjective (a.) Having spinous petioles.

acanthopterinoun (n. pl.) A group of teleostean fishes having spiny fins. See Acanthopterygii.

acanthopterousadjective (a.) Spiny-winged.
 adjective (a.) Acanthopterygious.

acanthopterygiannoun (n.) A spiny-finned fish.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the order of fishes having spinose fins, as the perch.

acanthopterygiinoun (n. pl.) An order of fishes having some of the rays of the dorsal, ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the perch.

acanthopterygiousadjective (a.) Having fins in which the rays are hard and spinelike; spiny-finned.

acanthusnoun (n.) A genus of herbaceous prickly plants, found in the south of Europe, Asia Minor, and India; bear's-breech.
 noun (n.) An ornament resembling the foliage or leaves of the acanthus (Acanthus spinosus); -- used in the capitals of the Corinthian and Composite orders.

acapsularadjective (a.) Having no capsule.

acardiacadjective (a.) Without a heart; as, an acardiac fetus.

acaridannoun (n.) One of a group of arachnids, including the mites and ticks.

acarinanoun (n. pl.) The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange.

acarineadjective (a.) Of or caused by acari or mites; as, acarine diseases.

acaroidadjective (a.) Shaped like or resembling a mite.

acarpellousadjective (a.) Having no carpels.

acarpousadjective (a.) Not producing fruit; unfruitful.

acarusnoun (n.) A genus including many species of small mites.

acatalecticnoun (n.) A verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables.
 adjective (a.) Not defective; complete; as, an acatalectic verse.

acatalepsynoun (n.) Incomprehensibility of things; the doctrine held by the ancient Skeptic philosophers, that human knowledge never amounts to certainty, but only to probability.

acatalepticadjective (a.) Incapable of being comprehended; incomprehensible.

acaternoun (n.) See Caterer.

acatesnoun (n. pl.) See Cates.


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

abalonenoun (n.) A univalve mollusk of the genus Haliotis. The shell is lined with mother-of-pearl, and used for ornamental purposes; the sea-ear. Several large species are found on the coast of California, clinging closely to the rocks.

abandoneenoun (n.) One to whom anything is legally abandoned.

abaseadjective (a.) To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye.
 adjective (a.) To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade.

abatableadjective (a.) Capable of being abated; as, an abatable writ or nuisance.

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.

abaturenoun (n.) Grass and sprigs beaten or trampled down by a stag passing through them.

abaxileadjective (a.) Away from the axis or central line; eccentric.

abbenoun (n.) The French word answering to the English abbot, the head of an abbey; but commonly a title of respect given in France to every one vested with the ecclesiastical habit or dress.

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.

abbreviaturenoun (n.) An abbreviation; an abbreviated state or form.
 noun (n.) An abridgment; a compendium or abstract.

abderitenoun (n.) An inhabitant of Abdera, in Thrace.

abdicableadjective (a.) Capable of being abdicated.

abdicativeadjective (a.) Causing, or implying, abdication.

abditiveadjective (a.) Having the quality of hiding.

abelenoun (n.) The white poplar (Populus alba).

abelitenoun (n.) Alt. of Abelonian

abhominableadjective (a.) Abominable.

abhorribleadjective (a.) Detestable.

abietenenoun (n.) A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine (Pinus sabiniana) of California.

abietinenoun (n.) A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol (especially at the boiling point), in strong acetic acid, and in ether.

abietitenoun (n.) A substance resembling mannite, found in the needles of the common silver fir of Europe (Abies pectinata).

abimenoun (n.) Alt. of Abyme

abymenoun (n.) A abyss.

abirritativeadjective (a.) Characterized by abirritation or debility.

abjunctiveadjective (a.) Exceptional.

ablativeadjective (a.) Taking away or removing.
 adjective (a.) Applied to one of the cases of the noun in Latin and some other languages, -- the fundamental meaning of the case being removal, separation, or taking away.
  () The ablative case.

ableadjective (a.) To make able; to enable; to strengthen.
 adjective (a.) To vouch for.
 superlative (superl.) Fit; adapted; suitable.
 superlative (superl.) Having sufficient power, strength, force, skill, means, or resources of any kind to accomplish the object; possessed of qualifications rendering competent for some end; competent; qualified; capable; as, an able workman, soldier, seaman, a man able to work; a mind able to reason; a person able to be generous; able to endure pain; able to play on a piano.
 superlative (superl.) Specially: Having intellectual qualifications, or strong mental powers; showing ability or skill; talented; clever; powerful; as, the ablest man in the senate; an able speech.
 superlative (superl.) Legally qualified; possessed of legal competence; as, able to inherit or devise property.

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.

abnegativeadjective (a.) Denying; renouncing; negative.

abodenoun (n.) Act of waiting; delay.
 noun (n.) Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn.
 noun (n.) Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation.
 verb (v. t.) An omen.
 verb (v. t.) To bode; to foreshow.
 verb (v. i.) To be ominous.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Abide
  () pret. of Abide.

abolishableadjective (a.) Capable of being abolished.

abominableadjective (a.) Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.
 adjective (a.) Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive.

aborsiveadjective (a.) Abortive.

aborticidenoun (n.) The act of destroying a fetus in the womb; feticide.

abortivenoun (n.) That which is born or brought forth prematurely; an abortion.
 noun (n.) A fruitless effort or issue.
 noun (n.) A medicine to which is attributed the property of causing abortion.
 verb (v.) Produced by abortion; born prematurely; as, an abortive child.
 verb (v.) Made from the skin of a still-born animal; as, abortive vellum.
 verb (v.) Rendering fruitless or ineffectual.
 verb (v.) Coming to naught; failing in its effect; miscarrying; fruitless; unsuccessful; as, an abortive attempt.
 verb (v.) Imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentary; sterile; as, an abortive organ, stamen, ovule, etc.
 verb (v.) Causing abortion; as, abortive medicines.
 verb (v.) Cutting short; as, abortive treatment of typhoid fever.

abranchiateadjective (a.) Without gills.

abraseadjective (a.) Rubbed smooth.

abrasiveadjective (a.) Producing abrasion.

abrogableadjective (a.) Capable of being abrogated.

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.

abrogativeadjective (a.) Tending or designed to abrogate; as, an abrogative law.

absenteenoun (n.) One who absents himself from his country, office, post, or duty; especially, a landholder who lives in another country or district than that where his estate is situated; as, an Irish absentee.

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

absinthenoun (n.) The plant absinthium or common wormwood.
 noun (n.) A strong spirituous liqueur made from wormwood and brandy or alcohol.

absolutenoun (n.) In a plane, the two imaginary circular points at infinity; in space of three dimensions, the imaginary circle at infinity.
 adjective (a.) Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or command; absolute power; an absolute monarch.
 adjective (a.) Complete in itself; perfect; consummate; faultless; as, absolute perfection; absolute beauty.
 adjective (a.) Viewed apart from modifying influences or without comparison with other objects; actual; real; -- opposed to relative and comparative; as, absolute motion; absolute time or space.
 adjective (a.) Loosed from, or unconnected by, dependence on any other being; self-existent; self-sufficing.
 adjective (a.) Capable of being thought or conceived by itself alone; unconditioned; non-relative.
 adjective (a.) Positive; clear; certain; not doubtful.
 adjective (a.) Authoritative; peremptory.
 adjective (a.) Pure; unmixed; as, absolute alcohol.
 adjective (a.) Not immediately dependent on the other parts of the sentence in government; as, the case absolute. See Ablative absolute, under Ablative.

absolvableadjective (a.) That may be absolved.

absorbableadjective (a.) Capable of being absorbed or swallowed up.

absorptiveadjective (a.) Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe.

abstersivenoun (n.) Something cleansing.
 adjective (a.) Cleansing; purging.

abstractiveadjective (a.) Having the power of abstracting; of an abstracting nature.

abstruseadjective (a.) Concealed or hidden out of the way.
 adjective (a.) Remote from apprehension; difficult to be comprehended or understood; recondite; as, abstruse learning.

abusableadjective (a.) That may be abused.

abusagenoun (n.) Abuse.

abusiveadjective (a.) Wrongly used; perverted; misapplied.
 adjective (a.) Given to misusing; also, full of abuses.
 adjective (a.) Practicing abuse; prone to ill treat by coarse, insulting words or by other ill usage; as, an abusive author; an abusive fellow.
 adjective (a.) Containing abuse, or serving as the instrument of abuse; vituperative; reproachful; scurrilous.
 adjective (a.) Tending to deceive; fraudulent; cheating.

acaudateadjective (a.) Tailless.

acaulineadjective (a.) Same as Acaulescent.

acauloseadjective (a.) Alt. of Acaulous

accelerativeadjective (a.) Relating to acceleration; adding to velocity; quickening.

accendibleadjective (a.) Capable of being inflamed or kindled; combustible; inflammable.

accentuableadjective (a.) Capable of being accented.

acceptableadjective (a.) Capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable present, one acceptable to us.

acceptiveadjective (a.) Fit for acceptance.
 adjective (a.) Ready to accept.

accessibleadjective (a.) Easy of access or approach; approachable; as, an accessible town or mountain, an accessible person.
 adjective (a.) Open to the influence of; -- with to.
 adjective (a.) Obtainable; to be got at.

accessiveadjective (a.) Additional.

accidienoun (n.) Sloth; torpor.

accipitrineadjective (a.) Like or belonging to the Accipitres; raptorial; hawklike.

acclimatableadjective (a.) Capable of being acclimated.

acclimatizableadjective (a.) Capable of being acclimatized.

acclimaturenoun (n.) The act of acclimating, or the state of being acclimated.

accliveadjective (a.) Acclivous.

accoladenoun (n.) A ceremony formerly used in conferring knighthood, consisting am embrace, and a slight blow on the shoulders with the flat blade of a sword.
 noun (n.) A brace used to join two or more staves.

accommodableadjective (a.) That may be accommodated, fitted, or made to agree.

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.

accompanableadjective (a.) Sociable.

accompletiveadjective (a.) Tending to accomplish.

accomplishableadjective (a.) Capable of being accomplished; practicable.

accomptableadjective (a.) See Accountable.

accordableadjective (a.) Agreeing.
 adjective (a.) Reconcilable; in accordance.

accostableadjective (a.) Approachable; affable.

accoucheusenoun (n.) A midwife.

accountableadjective (a.) Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct.
 adjective (a.) Capable of being accounted for; explicable.

accreteadjective (a.) Characterized by accretion; made up; as, accrete matter.
 adjective (a.) Grown together.
 verb (v. i.) To grow together.
 verb (v. i.) To adhere; to grow (to); to be added; -- with to.
 verb (v. t.) To make adhere; to add.

accretiveadjective (a.) Relating to accretion; increasing, or adding to, by growth.

accruenoun (n.) To increase; to augment.
 noun (n.) To come to by way of increase; to arise or spring as a growth or result; to be added as increase, profit, or damage, especially as the produce of money lent.
 noun (n.) Something that accrues; advantage accruing.

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.

accumulativeadjective (a.) Characterized by accumulation; serving to collect or amass; cumulative; additional.

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.

accusableadjective (a.) Liable to be accused or censured; chargeable with a crime or fault; blamable; -- with of.

accusativenoun (n.) The accusative case.
 adjective (a.) Producing accusations; accusatory.
 adjective (a.) Applied to the case (as the fourth case of Latin and Greek nouns) which expresses the immediate object on which the action or influence of a transitive verb terminates, or the immediate object of motion or tendency to, expressed by a preposition. It corresponds to the objective case in English.

accusenoun (n.) Accusation.
 verb (v. t.) To charge with, or declare to have committed, a crime or offense
 verb (v. t.) to charge with an offense, judicially or by a public process; -- with of; as, to accuse one of a high crime or misdemeanor.
 verb (v. t.) To charge with a fault; to blame; to censure.
 verb (v. t.) To betray; to show. [L.]

accustomableadjective (a.) Habitual; customary; wonted.

acetonenoun (n.) A volatile liquid consisting of three parts of carbon, six of hydrogen, and one of oxygen; pyroacetic spirit, -- obtained by the distillation of certain acetates, or by the destructive distillation of citric acid, starch, sugar, or gum, with quicklime.

acetoseadjective (a.) Sour like vinegar; acetous.

acetylenenoun (n.) A gaseous compound of carbon and hydrogen, in the proportion of two atoms of the former to two of the latter. It is a colorless gas, with a peculiar, unpleasant odor, and is produced for use as an illuminating gas in a number of ways, but chiefly by the action of water on calcium carbide. Its light is very brilliant.

achenoun (n.) A name given to several species of plants; as, smallage, wild celery, parsley.
 verb (v. i.) Continued pain, as distinguished from sudden twinges, or spasmodic pain. "Such an ache in my bones."
 verb (v. i.) To suffer pain; to have, or be in, pain, or in continued pain; to be distressed.

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

achenenoun (n.) Alt. of Achenium

achievableadjective (a.) Capable of being achieved.

achiotenoun (n.) Seeds of the annotto tree; also, the coloring matter, annotto.

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