Name Report For First Name ANN:


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

Rhymes with ANN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ANN


adanna annakiya annemette hanne annemie annikki jeanne nanna ghleanna hannelore johanna ivanna anneliese hannah annapurna channa janna annuziata giovanna muhanned ozanna corann tuireann tanner janne ceannfhionn eachann lachlann alemannus yannis kannan armanno ermanno danno kannon johanne abrianna adianna adreanna adrianna adrianne aiyanna alanna alannah alyanna andrianna anna annabel annabella annabelle annabeth annabla annalee annaliese annalisa annalise annalynn annamaria annamarie annathea annchi anndreea anne annelisa annelise annette anni anniah annice annie annika annikka annikke annis annissa annjeanette annmarie annora annorah annunciata annwfn annwn anny annze aoibheann areyanna arianna asianne audreanna audrianna aulanna avianna avyanna bethann bethanna breanna breanne breyanna brianna brianne bryanna carolann carolanne channelle cheyanna cheyanne chianna chrisanna chrisanne christanne christianna chrysann chyanne cianna cianni crisann crisanna danna dannah dannalee dannee dannell dannelle danni dannia dannon davianna deann deanna deanne deeann deeanna diahann dianna diannah dianne doanna doireann dyann dyanna evanna evanne fanni fannia fannie fanny fianna flanna fontanne giavanna glorianna govanne gracianna hanna hannela hannele harimanna harimanne havanna hosanna ileanna ivyanne iyanna jannae jannet jannina jannis jeanna jeannell jeannelle jeannie jeannine jennyann jeovanna jerianne jianna jillanne jillianna jillianne joann joanna joeanna joeanne jordanne jovanna joyceanne julianna julianne jullianna juryanna kannelite kayanna keanna keianna kelly-anne keriann kerianna kerianne kerri-ann kerrianne khyianna kianna kristianna kristianne krystianna kyanna lanna leann leanna leanne leeann leeanne leianna leigh-ann leighanne lianna lilianna lilyanna lizann loranna loriann lorianne ludkhannah marianne marieanne muireann nannette nannie nanny natae-tyanna orianna qiannah reaghann rheanna rhianna rhiannon rhyannon roanne roxanna roxanne ryann samoanna savanna savannah seanna shanna shannen shiann shianna shyann shyanna siann siannan sosanna stacyann sueanne susanna susannah susanne suzanna suzannah suzanne tamanna teanna teriann tiala-ann tyrianne vanna vivianna vivianne wann zanna aidann altmann annaduff annan anntoin banning beomann bohannon brannan brannen brannon ceapmann coillcumhann colemann crannog culann dann dannie danny eoghann fiannan flann flannagain flannagan flannery gann gannon garmann giannes gianni giovanni glaleanna hann hanno harimann hartmann jannes jarmann jeannot johann johannes kristanna lannie lanny lochlann manneville mannie mannix mannleah mannuss manny othmann othomann pannoowau redamann rygemann scannalan shann shannon stillmann tannere tannis vannes yannic kannen turannos mannis leannan gleann gannie frannsaidh brann camlann gianna zsuzsanna dhanna suzann rosanne vanny annys hannelora annemarie eideann annab lucianna govannon lidmann mann bannan bannruod manning channing lausanne annot ionanna lewanna hannalee johannah maryann maryanna alisanne aubrianne briann briannah briannon bryann bryanne coriann corianne corrianna corrianne devanna fayanna jilliann joanne jordanna joyann joyanna joyanne laciann lacyann lexann nann tianna banner chann channe channon keannen janneth kianni jeannette

NAMES RHYMING WITH ANN (According to last letters):

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

caoilfhionn fynn cynn caolabhuinn labhruinn martainn mazonn addilynn adelynn aislinn aislynn alinn alynn angelynn ashelynn ashlinn ashlynn avlynn bebhinn brendalynn brilynn brooklynn brynn caitlinn caitlynn caoilfhinnn carolynn carynn charlynn cherilynn daelynn dalynn danylynn davynn edlynn elynn erynn evelynn fionn geralynn gracelynn gwendalynn gwenn gwynn inghinn jacklynn jadalynn jaecilynn jaelynn jaimelynn jaslynn jaylynn jazlynn jazmynn jenalynn jerilynn jeslynn jonalynn jordynn josalynn joshlynn joycelynn jozzlynn kadalynn kaelynn kaitlinn kaitlynn kalynn katelynn kathrynn katlynn kaylynn kimberlynn krynn krystalynn laurelynn linn lorilynn lynn madalynn maddielynn madelynn madilynn maelynn marlynn marylynn maslynn nailynn nighinn olwynn raelynn reylynn richlynn rilynn shaelynn shaylynn sunn taralynn tarynn terilynn

NAMES RHYMING WITH ANN (According to first letters):

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

an-her ana anaba anabella anabelle anacelia anahid anahita anais anakausuen anakin analee analeigh analena analise anama anamari anamarie anan ananda anant ananya anarosa anassa anastagio anastasia anastasio anastasios anastasius anasuya anasztaizia anasztaz anat anata anate anati anatie anatloe anatol anatola anatoli anatolia anatolie anaxarete anaya anayi anbar anbessa anbidian anca ancaeus ance ancelin ancelina ancenned anchises anci ancil anda andeana andee andena ander andera andere anders anderson andettan andi andie andor andr andraemon andraste andre andrea andreana andreas andree andrei andreo andres andret andreu andrew andria andrian andric andriel androgeus andromache andromeda andrue andsaca andsware andswarian andswaru andw andweard andwearde


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

aahan aaralyn aaron aban abarron abban abbotson abbudin abdalrahman abdiraxman abdul-muhaimin abdul-rahman abedabun abeodan abhainn ablendan abooksigun abran abrecan accalon acennan achan acheron ackerman actaeon acteon acwellen adalson adalwen adalwin adalyn adamnan adamson adan addisen addison addyson adeben adeen aden adetoun adin adiran adken adkyn adnan adon adoracion adorjan adriaan adrian adrien adrion adron adwin aedon aekerman aesclin aesctun aescwyn aeshan aeson aethelbeorn aethelisdun aethelstan aethelstun aetheston aethretun afton agamemnon agiefan agoston agravain agrican aguistin agustin agyfen ahearn aheawan ahebban aherin ahern ahreddan ahren ahriman aibhlin aidan aideen aiden aidrian aiekin aiken aikin ailean aileen ailein ailen ailin ailison ain

English Words Rhyming ANN


abannationnoun (n.) Alt. of Abannition

abannitionnoun (n.) Banishment.

alcannanoun (n.) An oriental shrub (Lawsonia inermis) from which henna is obtained.

alemannicnoun (n.) The language of the Alemanni.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Alemanni, a confederacy of warlike German tribes.

allemannicadjective (a.) See Alemannic.

annicutnoun (n.) A dam or mole made in the course of a stream for the purpose of regulating the flow of a system of irrigation.

annnoun (n.) Alt. of Annat

annatnoun (n.) A half years's stipend, over and above what is owing for the incumbency, due to a minister's heirs after his decease.

annanoun (n.) An East Indian money of account, the sixteenth of a rupee, or about 2/ cents.

annalnoun (n.) See Annals.

annalistnoun (n.) A writer of annals.

annalisticadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or after the manner of, an annalist; as, the dry annalistic style.

annalsnoun (n. pl.) A relation of events in chronological order, each event being recorded under the year in which it happened.
 noun (n. pl.) Historical records; chronicles; history.
 noun (n. pl.) The record of a single event or item.
 noun (n. pl.) A periodic publication, containing records of discoveries, transactions of societies, etc.; as "Annals of Science."

annatsnoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Annates

annatesnoun (n. pl.) The first year's profits of a spiritual preferment, anciently paid by the clergy to the pope; first fruits. In England, they now form a fund for the augmentation of poor livings.

annealingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anneal
 noun (n.) The process used to render glass, iron, etc., less brittle, performed by allowing them to cool very gradually from a high heat.
 noun (n.) The burning of metallic colors into glass, earthenware, etc.

annealernoun (n.) One who, or that which, anneals.

annectentadjective (a.) Connecting; annexing.

annelidadjective (a.) Alt. of Annelidan

annelidannoun (n.) One of the Annelida.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annelida.

annelidanoun (n. pl.) A division of the Articulata, having the body formed of numerous rings or annular segments, and without jointed legs. The principal subdivisions are the Chaetopoda, including the Oligochaeta or earthworms and Polychaeta or marine worms; and the Hirudinea or leeches. See Chaetopoda.

annelidousadjective (a.) Of the nature of an annelid.

annellatanoun (n. pl.) See Annelida.

anneloidnoun (n.) An animal resembling an annelid.

annexingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annex

annexnoun (n.) Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.
 verb (v. t.) To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by to.
 verb (v. t.) To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.
 verb (v. t.) To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.
 verb (v. i.) To join; to be united.

annexationistnoun (n.) One who favors annexation.

annexernoun (n.) One who annexes.

annexionnoun (n.) Annexation.

annexionistnoun (n.) An annexationist.

annexmentnoun (n.) The act of annexing, or the thing annexed; appendage.

annihilableadjective (a.) Capable of being annihilated.

annihilatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annihilate

annihilateadjective (a.) Annihilated.
 verb (v. t.) To reduce to nothing or nonexistence; to destroy the existence of; to cause to cease to be.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the form or peculiar distinctive properties of, so that the specific thing no longer exists; as, to annihilate a forest by cutting down the trees.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy or eradicate, as a property or attribute of a thing; to make of no effect; to destroy the force, etc., of; as, to annihilate an argument, law, rights, goodness.

annihilationnoun (n.) The act of reducing to nothing, or nonexistence; or the act of destroying the form or combination of parts under which a thing exists, so that the name can no longer be applied to it; as, the annihilation of a corporation.
 noun (n.) The state of being annihilated.

annihilationistnoun (n.) One who believes that eternal punishment consists in annihilation or extinction of being; a destructionist.

annihilativeadjective (a.) Serving to annihilate; destructive.

annihilatornoun (n.) One who, or that which, annihilates; as, a fire annihilator.

annihilatoryadjective (a.) Annihilative.

anniversarynoun (n.) The annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
 noun (n.) The day on which Mass is said yearly for the soul of a deceased person; the commemoration of some sacred event, as the dedication of a church or the consecration of a pope.
 noun (n.) The celebration which takes place on an anniversary day.
 adjective (a.) Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast.

anniversenoun (n.) Anniversary.

annodatedadjective (a.) Curved somewhat in the form of the letter S.

annominationnoun (n.) Paronomasia; punning.
 noun (n.) Alliteration.

annotatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annotate

annotatenoun (n.) To explain or criticize by notes; as, to annotate the works of Bacon.
 verb (v. i.) To make notes or comments; -- with on or upon.

annotationnoun (n.) A note, added by way of comment, or explanation; -- usually in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage.

annotationistnoun (n.) An annotator.

annotativeadjective (a.) Characterized by annotations; of the nature of annotation.

annotatornoun (n.) A writer of annotations; a commentator.

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

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

bunnnoun (n.) A slightly sweetened raised cake or bisquit with a glazing of sugar and milk on the top crust.
 noun (n.) See Bun.

finnadjective (a.) A native of Finland; one of the Finn/ in the ethnological sense. See Finns.

innnoun (n.) A place of shelter; hence, dwelling; habitation; residence; abode.
 noun (n.) A house for the lodging and entertainment of travelers or wayfarers; a tavern; a public house; a hotel.
 noun (n.) The town residence of a nobleman or distinguished person; as, Leicester Inn.
 noun (n.) One of the colleges (societies or buildings) in London, for students of the law barristers; as, the Inns of Court; the Inns of Chancery; Serjeants' Inns.
 verb (v. i.) To take lodging; to lodge.
 verb (v. t.) To house; to lodge.
 verb (v. t.) To get in; to in. See In, v. t.

jinnnoun (n.) See Jinnee.
  (pl. ) of Jinnee

sunnnoun (n.) An East Indian leguminous plant (Crotalaria juncea) and its fiber, which is also called sunn hemp.

wynnnoun (n.) A kind of timber truck, or carriage.
  () Alt. of Wen

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

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

anabaptismnoun (n.) The doctrine of the Anabaptists.

anabaptistnoun (n.) A name sometimes applied to a member of any sect holding that rebaptism is necessary for those baptized in infancy.

anabaptisticadjective (a.) Alt. of Anabaptistical

anabaptisticaladjective (a.) Relating or attributed to the Anabaptists, or their doctrines.

anabaptistrynoun (n.) The doctrine, system, or practice, of Anabaptists.

anabasnoun (n.) A genus of fishes, remarkable for their power of living long out of water, and of making their way on land for considerable distances, and for climbing trees; the climbing fishes.

anabasisnoun (n.) A journey or expedition up from the coast, like that of the younger Cyrus into Central Asia, described by Xenophon in his work called "The Anabasis."
 noun (n.) The first period, or increase, of a disease; augmentation.

anabaticadjective (a.) Pertaining to anabasis; as, an anabatic fever.

anabolicadjective (a.) Pertaining to anabolism; an anabolic changes, or processes, more or less constructive in their nature.

anabolismnoun (n.) The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from katabolism.

anacampticadjective (a.) Reflecting of reflected; as, an anacamptic sound (and echo).

anacampticsnoun (n.) The science of reflected light, now called catoptrics.
 noun (n.) The science of reflected sounds.

anacanthininoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Anacanths

anacanthsnoun (n. pl.) A group of teleostean fishes destitute of spiny fin-rays, as the cod.

anacanthousadjective (a.) Spineless, as certain fishes.

anacardiaceousadjective (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, a family, or order, of plants of which the cashew tree is the type, and the species of sumac are well known examples.

anacardicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the cashew nut; as, anacardic acid.

anacardiumnoun (n.) A genus of plants including the cashew tree. See Cashew.

anacatharticnoun (n.) An anacathartic medicine; an expectorant or an emetic.
 adjective (a.) Producing vomiting or expectoration.

anacharisnoun (n.) A fresh-water weed of the frog's-bit family (Hydrocharidaceae), native to America. Transferred to England it became an obstruction to navigation. Called also waterweed and water thyme.

anachoretadjective (a.) Alt. of Anachoretical

anachoreticaladjective (a.) See Anchoret, Anchoretic.

anachorismnoun (n.) An error in regard to the place of an event or a thing; a referring something to a wrong place.

anachronicadjective (a.) Alt. of Anachronical

anachronicaladjective (a.) Characterized by, or involving, anachronism; anachronistic.

anachronismnoun (n.) A misplacing or error in the order of time; an error in chronology by which events are misplaced in regard to each other, esp. one by which an event is placed too early; falsification of chronological relation.

anachronisticadjective (a.) Erroneous in date; containing an anachronism.

anachronousadjective (a.) Containing an anachronism; anachronistic.

anaclasticadjective (a.) Produced by the refraction of light, as seen through water; as, anaclastic curves.
 adjective (a.) Springing back, as the bottom of an anaclastic glass.

anaclasticsnoun (n.) That part of optics which treats of the refraction of light; -- commonly called dioptrics.

anacoenosisnoun (n.) A figure by which a speaker appeals to his hearers or opponents for their opinion on the point in debate.

anacoluthicadjective (a.) Lacking grammatical sequence.

anacoluthonnoun (n.) A want of grammatical sequence or coherence in a sentence; an instance of a change of construction in a sentence so that the latter part does not syntactically correspond with the first part.

anacondanoun (n.) A large South American snake of the Boa family (Eunectes murinus), which lives near rivers, and preys on birds and small mammals. The name is also applied to a similar large serpent (Python tigris) of Ceylon.

anacreonticnoun (n.) A poem after the manner of Anacreon; a sprightly little poem in praise of love and wine.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, after the manner of, or in the meter of, the Greek poet Anacreon; amatory and convivial.

anacroticadjective (a.) Pertaining to anachronism.

anacrotismnoun (n.) A secondary notch in the pulse curve, obtained in a sphygmographic tracing.

anacrusisnoun (n.) A prefix of one or two unaccented syllables to a verse properly beginning with an accented syllable.

anademnoun (n.) A garland or fillet; a chaplet or wreath.

anadiplosisnoun (n.) A repetition of the last word or any prominent word in a sentence or clause, at the beginning of the next, with an adjunct idea; as, "He retained his virtues amidst all his misfortunes -- misfortunes which no prudence could foresee or prevent."

anadromnoun (n.) A fish that leaves the sea and ascends rivers.

anadromousadjective (a.) Ascending rivers from the sea, at certain seasons, for breeding, as the salmon, shad, etc.
 adjective (a.) Tending upwards; -- said of terns in which the lowest secondary segments are on the upper side of the branch of the central stem.

anaemiaadjective (a.) A morbid condition in which the blood is deficient in quality or in quantity.

anaemicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to anaemia.

anaerobicadjective (a.) Relating to, or like, anaerobies; anaerobiotic.
 adjective (a.) Not requiring air or oxygen for life; -- applied especially to those microbes to which free oxygen is unnecessary; anaerobiotic; -- opposed to aerobic.

anaerobiesnoun (n. pl.) Microorganisms which do not require oxygen, but are killed by it.

anaerobioticadjective (a.) Related to, or of the nature of, anaerobies.

anaesthesianoun (n.) Entire or partial loss or absence of feeling or sensation; a state of general or local insensibility produced by disease or by the inhalation or application of an anaesthetic.

anaesthesisnoun (n.) See Anaesthesia.

anaestheticnoun (n.) That which produces insensibility to pain, as chloroform, ether, etc.
 adjective (a.) Capable of rendering insensible; as, anaesthetic agents.
 adjective (a.) Characterized by, or connected with, insensibility; as, an anaesthetic effect or operation.


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

abacinationnoun (n.) The act of abacinating.

abactionnoun (n.) Stealing cattle on a large scale.

abaddonnoun (n.) The destroyer, or angel of the bottomless pit; -- the same as Apollyon and Asmodeus.
 noun (n.) Hell; the bottomless pit.

abalienationnoun (n.) The act of abalienating; alienation; estrangement.

abandonnoun (n.) A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease.
 verb (v. t.) To cast or drive out; to banish; to expel; to reject.
 verb (v. t.) To give up absolutely; to forsake entirely ; to renounce utterly; to relinquish all connection with or concern on; to desert, as a person to whom one owes allegiance or fidelity; to quit; to surrender.
 verb (v. t.) Reflexively: To give (one's self) up without attempt at self-control; to yield (one's self) unrestrainedly; -- often in a bad sense.
 verb (v. t.) To relinquish all claim to; -- used when an insured person gives up to underwriters all claim to the property covered by a policy, which may remain after loss or damage by a peril insured against.
 verb (v.) Abandonment; relinquishment.

abarticulationnoun (n.) Articulation, usually that kind of articulation which admits of free motion in the joint; diarthrosis.

abbreviationnoun (n.) The act of shortening, or reducing.
 noun (n.) The result of abbreviating; an abridgment.
 noun (n.) The form to which a word or phrase is reduced by contraction and omission; a letter or letters, standing for a word or phrase of which they are a part; as, Gen. for Genesis; U.S.A. for United States of America.
 noun (n.) One dash, or more, through the stem of a note, dividing it respectively into quavers, semiquavers, or demi-semiquavers.

abderianadjective (a.) Given to laughter; inclined to foolish or incessant merriment.

abdicationnoun (n.) The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government, power, authority.

abdomennoun (n.) The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
 noun (n.) The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.

abductionnoun (n.) The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.
 noun (n.) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
 noun (n.) The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
 noun (n.) A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.

abecedariannoun (n.) One who is learning the alphabet; hence, a tyro.
 noun (n.) One engaged in teaching the alphabet.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Abecedary

abeliannoun (n.) Alt. of Abelonian

abeloniannoun (n.) One of a sect in Africa (4th century), mentioned by St. Augustine, who states that they married, but lived in continence, after the manner, as they pretended, of Abel.

aberrationnoun (n.) The act of wandering; deviation, especially from truth or moral rectitude, from the natural state, or from a type.
 noun (n.) A partial alienation of reason.
 noun (n.) A small periodical change of position in the stars and other heavenly bodies, due to the combined effect of the motion of light and the motion of the observer; called annual aberration, when the observer's motion is that of the earth in its orbit, and daily or diurnal aberration, when of the earth on its axis; amounting when greatest, in the former case, to 20.4", and in the latter, to 0.3". Planetary aberration is that due to the motion of light and the motion of the planet relative to the earth.
 noun (n.) The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror, of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the deviation of such rays from a single focus; called spherical aberration, when due to the spherical form of the lens or mirror, such form giving different foci for central and marginal rays; and chromatic aberration, when due to different refrangibilities of the colored rays of the spectrum, those of each color having a distinct focus.
 noun (n.) The passage of blood or other fluid into parts not appropriate for it.
 noun (n.) The producing of an unintended effect by the glancing of an instrument, as when a shot intended for A glances and strikes B.

abevacuationnoun (n.) A partial evacuation.

abietinnoun (n.) Alt. of Abietine

abirritationnoun (n.) A pathological condition opposite to that of irritation; debility; want of strength; asthenia.

abjectionnoun (n.) The act of bringing down or humbling.
 noun (n.) The state of being rejected or cast out.
 noun (n.) A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.

abjudicationnoun (n.) Rejection by judicial sentence.

abjurationnoun (n.) The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.
 noun (n.) A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.

ablactationnoun (n.) The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam.
 noun (n.) The process of grafting now called inarching, or grafting by approach.

ablaqueationnoun (n.) The act or process of laying bare the roots of trees to expose them to the air and water.

ablationnoun (n.) A carrying or taking away; removal.
 noun (n.) Extirpation.
 noun (n.) Wearing away; superficial waste.

ablegationnoun (n.) The act of sending abroad.

abliguritionnoun (n.) Prodigal expense for food.

ablutionnoun (n.) The act of washing or cleansing; specifically, the washing of the body, or some part of it, as a religious rite.
 noun (n.) The water used in cleansing.
 noun (n.) A small quantity of wine and water, which is used to wash the priest's thumb and index finger after the communion, and which then, as perhaps containing portions of the consecrated elements, is drunk by the priest.

abluvionnoun (n.) That which is washed off.

abnegationnoun (n.) a denial; a renunciation.

abnodationnoun (n.) The act of cutting away the knots of trees.

abolitionnoun (n.) The act of abolishing, or the state of being abolished; an annulling; abrogation; utter destruction; as, the abolition of slavery or the slave trade; the abolition of laws, decrees, ordinances, customs, taxes, debts, etc.

abominationnoun (n.) The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in abomination.
 noun (n.) That which is abominable; anything hateful, wicked, or shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; a hateful or shameful vice; pollution.
 noun (n.) A cause of pollution or wickedness.

abortionnoun (n.) The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage.
 noun (n.) The immature product of an untimely birth.
 noun (n.) Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed.
 noun (n.) Any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which in its progress, before it is matured or perfect; a complete failure; as, his attempt proved an abortion.

abrasionnoun (n.) The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion of coins.
 noun (n.) The substance rubbed off.
 noun (n.) A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds.

abrenunciationnoun (n.) Absolute renunciation or repudiation.

abreptionnoun (n.) A snatching away.

abrogationnoun (n.) The act of abrogating; repeal by authority.

abruptionnoun (n.) A sudden breaking off; a violent separation of bodies.

abscessionnoun (n.) A separating; removal; also, an abscess.

abscisionnoun (n.) See Abscission.

abscissionnoun (n.) The act or process of cutting off.
 noun (n.) The state of being cut off.
 noun (n.) A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly: thus, "He is a man of so much honor and candor, and of such generosity -- but I need say no more."

absentationnoun (n.) The act of absenting one's self.

absinthiannoun (n.) Of the nature of wormwood.

absinthinnoun (n.) The bitter principle of wormwood (Artemisia absinthium).

absolutionnoun (n.) An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense.
 noun (n.) An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent.
 noun (n.) The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly penitent are forgiven.
 noun (n.) An absolving from ecclesiastical penalties, -- for example, excommunication.
 noun (n.) The form of words by which a penitent is absolved.
 noun (n.) Delivery, in speech.

absorbitionnoun (n.) Absorption.

absorptionnoun (n.) The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe into a larger.
 noun (n.) An imbibing or reception by molecular or chemical action; as, the absorption of light, heat, electricity, etc.
 noun (n.) In living organisms, the process by which the materials of growth and nutrition are absorbed and conveyed to the tissues and organs.
 noun (n.) Entire engrossment or occupation of the mind; as, absorption in some employment.

abstentionadjective (a.) The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.

abstersionnoun (n.) Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging.

abstractionadjective (a.) The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.
 adjective (a.) The act process of leaving out of consideration one or more properties of a complex object so as to attend to others; analysis. Thus, when the mind considers the form of a tree by itself, or the color of the leaves as separate from their size or figure, the act is called abstraction. So, also, when it considers whiteness, softness, virtue, existence, as separate from any particular objects.
 adjective (a.) An idea or notion of an abstract, or theoretical nature; as, to fight for mere abstractions.
 adjective (a.) A separation from worldly objects; a recluse life; as, a hermit's abstraction.
 adjective (a.) Absence or absorption of mind; inattention to present objects.
 adjective (a.) The taking surreptitiously for one's own use part of the property of another; purloining.
 adjective (a.) A separation of volatile parts by the act of distillation.

abstrusionnoun (n.) The act of thrusting away.

absumptionnoun (n.) Act of wasting away; a consuming; extinction.

abutilonnoun (n.) A genus of malvaceous plants of many species, found in the torrid and temperate zones of both continents; -- called also Indian mallow.

abyssiniannoun (n.) A native of Abyssinia.
 noun (n.) A member of the Abyssinian Church.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Abyssinia.

acacinnoun (n.) Alt. of Acacine

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

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.

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

acalephannoun (n.) One of the Acalephae.

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

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

accadianadjective (a.) Pertaining to a race supposed to have lived in Babylonia before the Assyrian conquest.

accelerationnoun (n.) The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity; -- opposed to retardation.

accensionnoun (n.) The act of kindling or the state of being kindled; ignition.

accentuationnoun (n.) Act of accentuating; applications of accent.
 noun (n.) pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.

acceptationnoun (n.) Acceptance; reception; favorable reception or regard; state of being acceptable.
 noun (n.) The meaning in which a word or expression is understood, or generally received; as, term is to be used according to its usual acceptation.

acceptilationnoun (n.) Gratuitous discharge; a release from debt or obligation without payment; free remission.

acceptionnoun (n.) Acceptation; the received meaning.

accessionnoun (n.) A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined; as, a king's accession to a confederacy.
 noun (n.) Increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation from without; as, an accession of wealth or territory.
 noun (n.) A mode of acquiring property, by which the owner of a corporeal substance which receives an addition by growth, or by labor, has a right to the part or thing added, or the improvement (provided the thing is not changed into a different species). Thus, the owner of a cow becomes the owner of her calf.
 noun (n.) The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers.
 noun (n.) The act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity; as, the accession of the house of Stuart; -- applied especially to the epoch of a new dynasty.
 noun (n.) The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.

acclamationnoun (n.) A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
 noun (n.) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
 noun (n.) In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections;
 noun (n.) the election of a pope or other ecclesiastic by unanimous consent of the electors, without a ballot.

acclimatationnoun (n.) Acclimatization.

acclimationnoun (n.) The process of becoming, or the state of being, acclimated, or habituated to a new climate; acclimatization.

acclimatizationnoun (n.) The act of acclimatizing; the process of inuring to a new climate, or the state of being so inured.

accombinationnoun (n.) A combining together.

accommodationnoun (n.) The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by to.
 noun (n.) Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
 noun (n.) Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; -- often in the plural; as, the accommodations -- that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn.
 noun (n.) An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement.
 noun (n.) The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.
 noun (n.) A loan of money.
 noun (n.) An accommodation bill or note.

accordionnoun (n.) A small, portable, keyed wind instrument, whose tones are generated by play of the wind upon free metallic reeds.

accreditationnoun (n.) The act of accrediting; as, letters of accreditation.

accrementitionnoun (n.) The process of generation by development of blastema, or fission of cells, in which the new formation is in all respect like the individual from which it proceeds.

accretionnoun (n.) The act of increasing by natural growth; esp. the increase of organic bodies by the internal accession of parts; organic growth.
 noun (n.) The act of increasing, or the matter added, by an accession of parts externally; an extraneous addition; as, an accretion of earth.
 noun (n.) Concretion; coherence of separate particles; as, the accretion of particles so as to form a solid mass.
 noun (n.) A growing together of parts naturally separate, as of the fingers toes.
 noun (n.) The adhering of property to something else, by which the owner of one thing becomes possessed of a right to another; generally, gain of land by the washing up of sand or sail from the sea or a river, or by a gradual recession of the water from the usual watermark.
 noun (n.) Gain to an heir or legatee, failure of a coheir to the same succession, or a co-legatee of the same thing, to take his share.

accubationnoun (n.) The act or posture of reclining on a couch, as practiced by the ancients at meals.

accumulationnoun (n.) The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors.
 noun (n.) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.

accusationnoun (n.) The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense.
 noun (n.) That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge.

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

acervationnoun (n.) A heaping up; accumulation.

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

acetinnoun (n.) A combination of acetic acid with glycerin.

achaeanadjective (a.) Alt. of Achaian

achaiannoun (n.) A native of Achaia; a Greek.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Achaia in Greece; also, Grecian.

acheannoun (a & n.) See Achaean, Achaian.

acheronnoun (n.) A river in the Nether World or infernal regions; also, the infernal regions themselves. By some of the English poets it was supposed to be a flaming lake or gulf.

achilleanadjective (a.) Resembling Achilles, the hero of the Iliad; invincible.

achilles' tendonnoun (n.) The strong tendon formed of the united tendons of the large muscles in the calf of the leg, an inserted into the bone of the heel; -- so called from the mythological account of Achilles being held by the heel when dipped in the River Styx.

achromatinnoun (n.) Tissue which is not stained by fluid dyes.

achromatizationnoun (n.) The act or process of achromatizing.

achroodextrinnoun (n.) Dextrin not colorable by iodine. See Dextrin.

acidificationnoun (n.) The act or process of acidifying, or changing into an acid.

acornnoun (n.) The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.
 noun (n.) A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.
 noun (n.) See Acorn-shell.

acotyledonnoun (n.) A plant which has no cotyledons, as the dodder and all flowerless plants.

acousticiannoun (n.) One versed in acoustics.

acquisitionnoun (n.) The act or process of acquiring.
 noun (n.) The thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain; as, learning is an acquisition.