Name Report For First Name ARNT:


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

Rhymes with ARNT - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ARNT



NAMES RHYMING WITH ARNT (According to last letters):

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

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

yervant escorant gallehant moraunt rhongomyant kent bent agramant sacripant toussaint lorant creissant devent advent anant bliant brant brent briant bryant calogrenant clint conant derwent diamont dumont flint flynt fremont frimunt graent grant hunt lamont laurent oliphant osmont pierrepont toussnint trent vincent waldmunt pierpont avent rhodant jacint millicent crescent geraint innocent valiant sargent clarissant meleagant pant trevrizent delmont durant durrant quent quint

NAMES RHYMING WITH ARNT (According to first letters):

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

arn arnalda arnaldo arnan arnatt arnaud arndell arndt arne arnelle arnet arnett arney arno arnold arnon arnot arnott arnou arnoux arnwolf

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

ara arabella araceli aracelia aracely arachne araina aralt aram arama araminta araminte aramis aranck aranka ararinda araseli arav arawn arber arcadia arcas arcelia arcene archaimbaud archambault archard archemorus archenhaud archer archerd archere archibald archibaldo archie archimbald arcilla arda ardagh ardal ardala ardaleah ardath ardeen ardel ardelia ardell ardella ardelle arden ardena ardene ardi ardine ardith ardkill ardleig ardleigh ardley ardolf ardolph ardon ardra ardwolf ardy ardyne ardys are areebah areille arela arelis arella aren arena arend arene ares aret


First Names which starts with 'a' and ends with 't':

aart abbot abbott abdul-basit abrihet adalbeorht adalbert adelbert aderet aethelbeorht aethelberht aethelbert agilberht ailat ailbert akshat albert albrecht alburt alcott aldt alumit amdt ameretat amet amethyst amett amot amott amunet anat andret anett angharat anghet annot anst arkwright art ascot ascott astolat ateret athracht aubert auhert auset avivit ayawamat

English Words Rhyming ARNT


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

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

burntadjective (p. p. & a.) Consumed with, or as with, fire; scorched or dried, as with fire or heat; baked or hardened in the fire or the sun.
  () of Burn

inburntadjective (a.) Burnt in; ineffaceable.

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

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

arnottonoun (n.) A red or yellowish-red dyeing material, prepared from the pulp surrounding the seeds of a tree (Bixa orellana) belonging to the tropical regions of America. It is used for coloring cheese, butter, etc.
 noun (n.) Same as Annotto.

arnanoun (n.) Alt. of Arnee

arneenoun (n.) The wild buffalo of India (Bos, or Bubalus, arni), larger than the domestic buffalo and having enormous horns.

arnattonoun (n.) See Annotto.

arnicanoun (n.) A genus of plants; also, the most important species (Arnica montana), native of the mountains of Europe, used in medicine as a narcotic and stimulant.

arnicinnoun (n.) An active principle of Arnica montana. It is a bitter resin.

arnicinenoun (n.) An alkaloid obtained from the arnica plant.

arnotnoun (n.) Alt. of Arnut

arnutnoun (n.) The earthnut.

arnautnoun (n.) Alt. of Arnaout

arnaoutnoun (n.) An inhabitant of Albania and neighboring mountainous regions, specif. one serving as a soldier in the Turkish army.


English Words which starts with 'a' and ends with 't':

abacistnoun (n.) One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.

abandonmentnoun (n.) The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment.
 noun (n.) The relinquishment by the insured to the underwriters of what may remain of the property insured after a loss or damage by a peril insured against.
 noun (n.) The relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege, as to mill site, etc.
 noun (n.) The voluntary leaving of a person to whom one is bound by a special relation, as a wife, husband, or child; desertion.
 noun (n.) Careless freedom or ease; abandon.

abanetnoun (n.) See Abnet.

abasementnoun (n.) The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low; the state of being abased or humbled; humiliation.

abashmentnoun (n.) The state of being abashed; confusion from shame.

abatementnoun (n.) The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as, the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof.
 noun (n.) The amount abated; that which is taken away by way of reduction; deduction; decrease; a rebate or discount allowed.
 noun (n.) A mark of dishonor on an escutcheon.
 noun (n.) The entry of a stranger, without right, into a freehold after the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.

abbotnoun (n.) The superior or head of an abbey.
 noun (n.) One of a class of bishops whose sees were formerly abbeys.

abdestnoun (n.) Purification by washing the hands before prayer; -- a Mohammedan rite.

abdicantnoun (n.) One who abdicates.
 adjective (a.) Abdicating; renouncing; -- followed by of.

aberrantadjective (a.) Wandering; straying from the right way.
 adjective (a.) Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal.

abetnoun (n.) Act of abetting; aid.
 verb (v. t.) To instigate or encourage by aid or countenance; -- used in a bad sense of persons and acts; as, to abet an ill-doer; to abet one in his wicked courses; to abet vice; to abet an insurrection.
 verb (v. t.) To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain; -- in a good sense.
 verb (v. t.) To contribute, as an assistant or instigator, to the commission of an offense.

abetmentnoun (n.) The act of abetting; as, an abetment of treason, crime, etc.

abeyantadjective (a.) Being in a state of abeyance.

abhorrentadjective (a.) Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts.
 adjective (a.) Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to.
 adjective (a.) Detestable.

abilimentnoun (n.) Habiliment.

abiogenistnoun (n.) One who believes that life can be produced independently of antecedent.

abirritantnoun (n.) A medicine that diminishes irritation.

abjectnoun (n.) A person in the lowest and most despicable condition; a castaway.
 adjective (a.) Cast down; low-lying.
 adjective (a.) Sunk to a law condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile; groveling; despicable; as, abject posture, fortune, thoughts.
 adjective (a.) To cast off or down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase.

abjurementnoun (n.) Renunciation.

ablautnoun (n.) The substitution of one root vowel for another, thus indicating a corresponding modification of use or meaning; vowel permutation; as, get, gat, got; sing, song; hang, hung.

abluentnoun (n.) A detergent.
 adjective (a.) Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent.

abnetnoun (n.) The girdle of a Jewish priest or officer.

abodementnoun (n.) A foreboding; an omen.

abolishmentnoun (n.) The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction.

abolitionistnoun (n.) A person who favors the abolition of any institution, especially negro slavery.

aborsementnoun (n.) Abortment; abortion.

abortnoun (n.) An untimely birth.
 noun (n.) An aborted offspring.
 verb (v. i.) To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely.
 verb (v. i.) To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile.

abortifacientnoun (n.) A drug or an agent that causes premature delivery.
 verb (v.) Producing miscarriage.

abortionistnoun (n.) One who procures abortion or miscarriage.

abortmentnoun (n.) Abortion.

abradantnoun (n.) A material used for grinding, as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.

abridgmentnoun (n.) The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses.
 noun (n.) An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation.
 noun (n.) That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time pass quickly.

abruptnoun (n.) An abrupt place.
 adjective (a.) Broken off; very steep, or craggy, as rocks, precipices, banks; precipitous; steep; as, abrupt places.
 adjective (a.) Without notice to prepare the mind for the event; sudden; hasty; unceremonious.
 adjective (a.) Having sudden transitions from one subject to another; unconnected.
 adjective (a.) Suddenly terminating, as if cut off.
 verb (v. t.) To tear off or asunder.

absentadjective (a.) Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present.
 adjective (a.) Not existing; lacking; as, the part was rudimental or absent.
 adjective (a.) Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied; as, an absent air.
 verb (v. t.) To take or withdraw (one's self) to such a distance as to prevent intercourse; -- used with the reflexive pronoun.
 verb (v. t.) To withhold from being present.

absentmentnoun (n.) The state of being absent; withdrawal.

absolutistnoun (n.) One who is in favor of an absolute or autocratic government.
 noun (n.) One who believes that it is possible to realize a cognition or concept of the absolute.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to absolutism; arbitrary; despotic; as, absolutist principles.

absolventnoun (n.) An absolver.
 adjective (a.) Absolving.

absonantadjective (a.) Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to consonant.

absorbentnoun (n.) Anything which absorbs.
 noun (n.) Any substance which absorbs and neutralizes acid fluid in the stomach and bowels, as magnesia, chalk, etc.; also a substance e. g., iodine) which acts on the absorbent vessels so as to reduce enlarged and indurated parts.
 noun (n.) The vessels by which the processes of absorption are carried on, as the lymphatics in animals, the extremities of the roots in plants.
 adjective (a.) Absorbing; swallowing; absorptive.

absorptadjective (a.) Absorbed.

abstergentnoun (n.) A substance used in cleansing; a detergent; as, soap is an abstergent.
 adjective (a.) Serving to cleanse, detergent.

abstinentnoun (n.) One who abstains.
 noun (n.) One of a sect who appeared in France and Spain in the 3d century.
 adjective (a.) Refraining from indulgence, especially from the indulgence of appetite; abstemious; continent; temperate.

abstractadjective (a.) Withdraw; separate.
 adjective (a.) Considered apart from any application to a particular object; separated from matter; existing in the mind only; as, abstract truth, abstract numbers. Hence: ideal; abstruse; difficult.
 adjective (a.) Expressing a particular property of an object viewed apart from the other properties which constitute it; -- opposed to concrete; as, honesty is an abstract word.
 adjective (a.) Resulting from the mental faculty of abstraction; general as opposed to particular; as, "reptile" is an abstract or general name.
 adjective (a.) Abstracted; absent in mind.
 adjective (a.) To withdraw; to separate; to take away.
 adjective (a.) To draw off in respect to interest or attention; as, his was wholly abstracted by other objects.
 adjective (a.) To separate, as ideas, by the operation of the mind; to consider by itself; to contemplate separately, as a quality or attribute.
 adjective (a.) To epitomize; to abridge.
 adjective (a.) To take secretly or dishonestly; to purloin; as, to abstract goods from a parcel, or money from a till.
 adjective (a.) To separate, as the more volatile or soluble parts of a substance, by distillation or other chemical processes. In this sense extract is now more generally used.
 adjective (a.) That which comprises or concentrates in itself the essential qualities of a larger thing or of several things. Specifically: A summary or an epitome, as of a treatise or book, or of a statement; a brief.
 adjective (a.) A state of separation from other things; as, to consider a subject in the abstract, or apart from other associated things.
 adjective (a.) An abstract term.
 adjective (a.) A powdered solid extract of a vegetable substance mixed with sugar of milk in such proportion that one part of the abstract represents two parts of the original substance.
 verb (v. t.) To perform the process of abstraction.

abstractionistnoun (n.) An idealist.

abundantadjective (a.) Fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; -- followed by in, rarely by with.

abutmentnoun (n.) State of abutting.
 noun (n.) That on or against which a body abuts or presses
 noun (n.) The solid part of a pier or wall, etc., which receives the thrust or lateral pressure of an arch, vault, or strut.
 noun (n.) A fixed point or surface from which resistance or reaction is obtained, as the cylinder head of a steam engine, the fulcrum of a lever, etc.
 noun (n.) In breech-loading firearms, the block behind the barrel which receives the pressure due to recoil.

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

acaulescentadjective (a.) Having no stem or caulis, or only a very short one concealed in the ground.

accentnoun (n.) A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others.
 noun (n.) A mark or character used in writing, and serving to regulate the pronunciation; esp.: (a) a mark to indicate the nature and place of the spoken accent; (b) a mark to indicate the quality of sound of the vowel marked; as, the French accents.
 noun (n.) Modulation of the voice in speaking; manner of speaking or pronouncing; peculiar or characteristic modification of the voice; tone; as, a foreign accent; a French or a German accent.
 noun (n.) A word; a significant tone
 noun (n.) expressions in general; speech.
 noun (n.) Stress laid on certain syllables of a verse.
 noun (n.) A regularly recurring stress upon the tone to mark the beginning, and, more feebly, the third part of the measure.
 noun (n.) A special emphasis of a tone, even in the weaker part of the measure.
 noun (n.) The rhythmical accent, which marks phrases and sections of a period.
 noun (n.) The expressive emphasis and shading of a passage.
 noun (n.) A mark placed at the right hand of a letter, and a little above it, to distinguish magnitudes of a similar kind expressed by the same letter, but differing in value, as y', y".
 noun (n.) A mark at the right hand of a number, indicating minutes of a degree, seconds, etc.; as, 12'27", i. e., twelve minutes twenty seven seconds.
 noun (n.) A mark used to denote feet and inches; as, 6' 10" is six feet ten inches.
 verb (v. t.) To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent.
 verb (v. t.) To mark emphatically; to emphasize.

acceptadjective (a.) Accepted.
 verb (v. t.) To receive with a consenting mind (something offered); as, to accept a gift; -- often followed by of.
 verb (v. t.) To receive with favor; to approve.
 verb (v. t.) To receive or admit and agree to; to assent to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
 verb (v. t.) To take by the mind; to understand; as, How are these words to be accepted?
 verb (v. t.) To receive as obligatory and promise to pay; as, to accept a bill of exchange.
 verb (v. t.) In a deliberate body, to receive in acquittance of a duty imposed; as, to accept the report of a committee. [This makes it the property of the body, and the question is then on its adoption.]

acceptantnoun (n.) An accepter.
 adjective (a.) Accepting; receiving.

accidentnoun (n.) Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden, and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap; as, to die by an accident.
 noun (n.) A property attached to a word, but not essential to it, as gender, number, case.
 noun (n.) A point or mark which may be retained or omitted in a coat of arms.
 noun (n.) A property or quality of a thing which is not essential to it, as whiteness in paper; an attribute.
 noun (n.) A quality or attribute in distinction from the substance, as sweetness, softness.
 noun (n.) Any accidental property, fact, or relation; an accidental or nonessential; as, beauty is an accident.
 noun (n.) Unusual appearance or effect.

accipientnoun (n.) A receiver.

acclimatementnoun (n.) Acclimation.

accompanimentnoun (n.) That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry.
 noun (n.) A part performed by instruments, accompanying another part or parts performed by voices; the subordinate part, or parts, accompanying the voice or a principal instrument; also, the harmony of a figured bass.

accompanistnoun (n.) The performer in music who takes the accompanying part.

accomplishmentnoun (n.) The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
 noun (n.) That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or training.

accomptnoun (n.) See Account.

accomptantnoun (n.) See Accountant.

accordantadjective (a.) Agreeing; consonant; harmonious; corresponding; conformable; -- followed by with or to.

accordionistnoun (n.) A player on the accordion.

accostnoun (n.) Address; greeting.
 verb (v. t.) To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of.
 verb (v. t.) To approach; to make up to.
 verb (v. t.) To speak to first; to address; to greet.
 verb (v. i.) To adjoin; to lie alongside.

accouchementnoun (n.) Delivery in childbed

accountnoun (n.) A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time.
 noun (n.) A registry of pecuniary transactions; a written or printed statement of business dealings or debts and credits, and also of other things subjected to a reckoning or review; as, to keep one's account at the bank.
 noun (n.) A statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc., explanatory of some event; as, no satisfactory account has been given of these phenomena. Hence, the word is often used simply for reason, ground, consideration, motive, etc.; as, on no account, on every account, on all accounts.
 noun (n.) A statement of facts or occurrences; recital of transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description; as, an account of a battle.
 noun (n.) A statement and explanation or vindication of one's conduct with reference to judgment thereon.
 noun (n.) An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgment.
 noun (n.) Importance; worth; value; advantage; profit.
 verb (v. t.) To reckon; to compute; to count.
 verb (v. t.) To place to one's account; to put to the credit of; to assign; -- with to.
 verb (v. t.) To value, estimate, or hold in opinion; to judge or consider; to deem.
 verb (v. t.) To recount; to relate.
 verb (v. i.) To render or receive an account or relation of particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received.
 verb (v. i.) To render an account; to answer in judgment; -- with for; as, we must account for the use of our opportunities.
 verb (v. i.) To give a satisfactory reason; to tell the cause of; to explain; -- with for; as, idleness accounts for poverty.

accountantnoun (n.) One who renders account; one accountable.
 noun (n.) A reckoner.
 noun (n.) One who is skilled in, keeps, or adjusts, accounts; an officer in a public office, who has charge of the accounts.
 adjective (a.) Accountable.

accouplementnoun (n.) The act of coupling, or the state of being coupled; union.
 noun (n.) That which couples, as a tie or brace.

accrescentadjective (a.) Growing; increasing.
 adjective (a.) Growing larger after flowering.

accroachmentnoun (n.) An encroachment; usurpation.

accrumentnoun (n.) The process of accruing, or that which has accrued; increase.

accumbentnoun (n.) One who reclines at table.
 adjective (a.) Leaning or reclining, as the ancients did at their meals.
 adjective (a.) Lying against anything, as one part of a leaf against another leaf.

accurstadjective (p. p. & a.) Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; hence, bad enough to be under the curse; execrable; detestable; exceedingly hateful; -- as, an accursed deed.

accusantnoun (n.) An accuser.

accusementnoun (n.) Accusation.

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.

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

acharnementnoun (n.) Savage fierceness; ferocity.

achievementnoun (n.) The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object.
 noun (n.) A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.
 noun (n.) An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.

acidulentadjective (a.) Having an acid quality; sour; acidulous.

acknowledgmentnoun (n.) The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.
 noun (n.) The act of owning or recognized in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.
 noun (n.) The owning of a benefit received; courteous recognition; expression of thanks.
 noun (n.) Something given or done in return for a favor, message, etc.
 noun (n.) A declaration or avowal of one's own act, to give it legal validity; as, the acknowledgment of a deed before a proper officer. Also, the certificate of the officer attesting such declaration.

acolothistnoun (n.) See Acolythist.

acolythistnoun (n.) An acolyte.

acosmistnoun (n.) One who denies the existence of the universe, or of a universe as distinct from God.

acquaintantnoun (n.) An acquaintance.

acquestnoun (n.) Acquisition; the thing gained.
 noun (n.) Property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance.

acquiescentadjective (a.) Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.

acquirementnoun (n.) The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment.

acquistnoun (n.) Acquisition; gain.

acquitmentnoun (n.) Acquittal.

acrobatnoun (n.) One who practices rope dancing, high vaulting, or other daring gymnastic feats.

acrodontnoun (n.) One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the acrodonts.

actnoun (n.) That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed.
 noun (n.) The result of public deliberation; the decision or determination of a legislative body, council, court of justice, etc.; a decree, edit, law, judgment, resolve, award; as, an act of Parliament, or of Congress.
 noun (n.) A formal solemn writing, expressing that something has been done.
 noun (n.) A performance of part of a play; one of the principal divisions of a play or dramatic work in which a certain definite part of the action is completed.
 noun (n.) A thesis maintained in public, in some English universities, by a candidate for a degree, or to show the proficiency of a student.
 noun (n.) A state of reality or real existence as opposed to a possibility or possible existence.
 noun (n.) Process of doing; action. In act, in the very doing; on the point of (doing).
 verb (v. t.) To move to action; to actuate; to animate.
 verb (v. t.) To perform; to execute; to do.
 verb (v. t.) To perform, as an actor; to represent dramatically on the stage.
 verb (v. t.) To assume the office or character of; to play; to personate; as, to act the hero.
 verb (v. t.) To feign or counterfeit; to simulate.
 verb (v. i.) To exert power; to produce an effect; as, the stomach acts upon food.
 verb (v. i.) To perform actions; to fulfill functions; to put forth energy; to move, as opposed to remaining at rest; to carry into effect a determination of the will.
 verb (v. i.) To behave or conduct, as in morals, private duties, or public offices; to bear or deport one's self; as, we know not why he has acted so.
 verb (v. i.) To perform on the stage; to represent a character.

actinostnoun (n.) One of the bones at the base of a paired fin of a fish.

actionistnoun (n.) A shareholder in joint-stock company.

actualistnoun (n.) One who deals with or considers actually existing facts and conditions, rather than fancies or theories; -- opposed to idealist.

adamantnoun (n.) A stone imagined by some to be of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness; but in modern mineralogy it has no technical signification. It is now a rhetorical or poetical name for the embodiment of impenetrable hardness.
 noun (n.) Lodestone; magnet.

adaptadjective (a.) Fitted; suited.
 verb (v. t.) To make suitable; to fit, or suit; to adjust; to alter so as to fit for a new use; -- sometimes followed by to or for.

adderwortnoun (n.) The common bistort or snakeweed (Polygonum bistorta).

additamentnoun (n.) An addition, or a thing added.

adducentadjective (a.) Bringing together or towards a given point; -- a word applied to those muscles of the body which pull one part towards another. Opposed to abducent.