Name Report For First Name ARON:

ARON

First name ARON's origins are Hebrew and French. ARON means "high mountain" (Hebrew) and "lofty or inspired" in French. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ARON below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of aron.(Brown names are of the same origin (Hebrew,French) with ARON and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ARON - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ARON

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES ARON AS A WHOLE:

charon avaron avarona camaron carona karon sharongila aaron baron daron faron taron sharon yaron garon

NAMES RHYMING WITH ARON (According to last letters):

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

hebron acheron chiron myron deron audron cameron farron kamron modron abarron adron barron biron bron buiron camron camshron ciceron darron delron devron duron efron ephron eron ferron jarron jayron jerron kameron kevron kieron kyron leron neron ron sheron terron theron therron waldron miron mai-ron byron veron petron aleron galeron doron garron geron

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

afton carnation aedon solon strephon sidon cihuaton nijlon sokanon odion sion accalon dudon pendragon antton erromon gotzon txanton zorion celyddon eburacon mabon bendision alston alton benton burton carelton fenton hamilton harrison histion kenton pierson preston ralston rawson remington rexton sexton stanton weston aymon ganelon vernon glendon lon anton

NAMES RHYMING WITH ARON (According to first letters):

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

aroghetto aroha

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 areta arete aretha arethusa aretina areyanna arfan argante argi argia argie argo argos argus argyle ari aria ariadna ariadne

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ARON:

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

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

English Words Rhyming ARON

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES ARON AS A WHOLE:

aaronicadjective (a.) Alt. of Aaronical

aaronicaladjective (a.) Pertaining to Aaron, the first high priest of the Jews.

asaronenoun (n.) A crystallized substance, resembling camphor, obtained from the Asarum Europaeum; -- called also camphor of asarum.

baronnoun (n.) A title or degree of nobility; originally, the possessor of a fief, who had feudal tenants under him; in modern times, in France and Germany, a nobleman next in rank below a count; in England, a nobleman of the lowest grade in the House of Lords, being next below a viscount.
 noun (n.) A husband; as, baron and feme, husband and wife.

baronagenoun (n.) The whole body of barons or peers.
 noun (n.) The dignity or rank of a baron.
 noun (n.) The land which gives title to a baron.

baronessnoun (n.) A baron's wife; also, a lady who holds the baronial title in her own right; as, the Baroness Burdett-Coutts.

baronetnoun (n.) A dignity or degree of honor next below a baron and above a knight, having precedency of all orders of knights except those of the Garter. It is the lowest degree of honor that is hereditary. The baronets are commoners.

baronetagenoun (n.) State or rank of a baronet.
 noun (n.) The collective body of baronets.

baronetcynoun (n.) The rank or patent of a baronet.

baronialadjective (a.) Pertaining to a baron or a barony.

baronynoun (n.) The fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or rank of a baron.
 noun (n.) In Ireland, a territorial division, corresponding nearly to the English hundred, and supposed to have been originally the district of a native chief. There are 252 of these baronies. In Scotland, an extensive freehold. It may be held by a commoner.

barongnoun (n.) A kind of cutting weapon with a thick back and thin razorlike edge, used by the Moros of the Philippine Islands.

charonnoun (n.) The son of Erebus and Nox, whose office it was to ferry the souls of the dead over the Styx, a river of the infernal regions.

cascaronnoun (n.) Lit., an eggshell; hence, an eggshell filled with confetti to be thrown during balls, carnivals, etc.

diatessaronnoun (n.) The interval of a fourth.
 noun (n.) A continuous narrative arranged from the first four books of the New Testament.
 noun (n.) An electuary compounded of four medicines.

fanfaronnoun (n.) A bully; a hector; a swaggerer; an empty boaster.

fanfaronadenoun (n.) A swaggering; vain boasting; ostentation; a bluster.

jaguarondinoun (n.) A South American wild cat (Felis jaguarondi), having a long, slim body and very short legs. Its color is grayish brown, varied with a blackish hue. It is arboreal in its habits and feeds mostly on birds.

lazaroninoun (n. pl.) See Lazzaroni.

lazzaroninoun (n. pl.) The homeless idlers of Naples who live by chance work or begging; -- so called from the Hospital of St. Lazarus, which serves as their refuge.

macaroninoun (n.) Long slender tubes made of a paste chiefly of wheat flour, and used as an article of food; Italian or Genoese paste.
 noun (n.) A medley; something droll or extravagant.
 noun (n.) A sort of droll or fool.
 noun (n.) A finical person; a fop; -- applied especially to English fops of about 1775.
 noun (n.) The designation of a body of Maryland soldiers in the Revolutionary War, distinguished by a rich uniform.

macaronianadjective (a.) Alt. of Macaronic

macaronicnoun (n.) A heap of thing confusedly mixed together; a jumble.
 noun (n.) A kind of burlesque composition, in which the vernacular words of one or more modern languages are intermixed with genuine Latin words, and with hybrid formed by adding Latin terminations to other roots.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or like, macaroni (originally a dish of mixed food); hence, mixed; confused; jumbled.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the burlesque composition called macaronic; as, macaronic poetry.

makaronnoun (n.) See Macaroon, 2.

margaronenoun (n.) The ketone of margaric acid.

maronenoun (n.) See Maroon, the color.

maronitenoun (n.) One of a body of nominal Christians, who speak the Arabic language, and reside on Mount Lebanon and in different parts of Syria. They take their name from one Maron of the 6th century.

monotessaronnoun (n.) A single narrative framed from the statements of the four evangelists; a gospel harmony.

paronomasianoun (n.) A play upon words; a figure by which the same word is used in different senses, or words similar in sound are set in opposition to each other, so as to give antithetical force to the sentence; punning.

paronomasticadjective (a.) Alt. of Paronomastical

paronomasticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to paronomasia; consisting in a play upon words.

paronomasynoun (n.) Paronomasia.

paronychianoun (n.) A whitlow, or felon.

paronymnoun (n.) A paronymous word.

paronymousadjective (a.) Having the same derivation; allied radically; conjugate; -- said of certain words, as man, mankind, manhood, etc.
 adjective (a.) Having a similar sound, but different orthography and different meaning; -- said of certain words, as al/ and awl; hair and hare, etc.

paronymynoun (n.) The quality of being paronymous; also, the use of paronymous words.

saccharonatenoun (n.) A salt of saccharonic acid.

saccharonenoun (n.) A white crystalline substance, C6H8O6, obtained by the oxidation of saccharin, and regarded as the lactone of saccharonic acid.
 noun (n.) An oily liquid, C6H10O2, obtained by the reduction of saccharin.

saccharonicadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, saccharone; specifically, designating an unstable acid which is obtained from saccharone (a) by hydration, and forms a well-known series of salts.

sarongnoun (n.) A sort of petticoat worn by both sexes in Java and the Malay Archipelago.

semidiatessaronnoun (n.) An imperfect or diminished fourth.

stearonenoun (n.) The ketone of stearic acid, obtained as a white crystalline substance, (C17H35)2.CO, by the distillation of calcium stearate.

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


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


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.

almendronnoun (n.) The lofty Brazil-nut tree.

anatronnoun (n.) Native carbonate of soda; natron.
 noun (n.) Glass gall or sandiver.
 noun (n.) Saltpeter.

andironnoun (n.) A utensil for supporting wood when burning in a fireplace, one being placed on each side; a firedog; as, a pair of andirons.

andronnoun (n.) The apartment appropriated for the males. This was in the lower part of the house.

apastronnoun (n.) That point in the orbit of a double star where the smaller star is farthest from its primary.

apronnoun (n.) An article of dress, of cloth, leather, or other stuff, worn on the fore part of the body, to keep the clothes clean, to defend them from injury, or as a covering. It is commonly tied at the waist by strings.
 noun (n.) Something which by its shape or use suggests an apron;
 noun (n.) The fat skin covering the belly of a goose or duck.
 noun (n.) A piece of leather, or other material, to be spread before a person riding on an outside seat of a vehicle, to defend him from the rain, snow, or dust; a boot.
 noun (n.) A leaden plate that covers the vent of a cannon.
 noun (n.) A piece of carved timber, just above the foremost end of the keel.
 noun (n.) A platform, or flooring of plank, at the entrance of a dock, against which the dock gates are shut.
 noun (n.) A flooring of plank before a dam to cause the water to make a gradual descent.
 noun (n.) The piece that holds the cutting tool of a planer.
 noun (n.) A strip of lead which leads the drip of a wall into a gutter; a flashing.
 noun (n.) The infolded abdomen of a crab.

archenteronnoun (n.) The primitive enteron or undifferentiated digestive sac of a gastrula or other embryo. See Illust. under Invagination.

aileronnoun (n.) A half gable, as at the end of a penthouse or of the aisle of a church.
 noun (n.) A small plane or surface capable of being manipulated by the pilot of a flying machine to preserve or destroy lateral balance; a hinged wing tip; a lateral stabilizing or balancing plane.

beakironnoun (n.) A bickern; a bench anvil with a long beak, adapted to reach the interior surface of sheet metal ware; the horn of an anvil.

boronnoun (n.) A nonmetallic element occurring abundantly in borax. It is reduced with difficulty to the free state, when it can be obtained in several different forms; viz., as a substance of a deep olive color, in a semimetallic form, and in colorless quadratic crystals similar to the diamond in hardness and other properties. It occurs in nature also in boracite, datolite, tourmaline, and some other minerals. Atomic weight 10.9. Symbol B.

caldronnoun (n.) A large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron. [Written also cauldron.]

catoptronnoun (n.) A reflecting optical glass or instrument; a mirror.

catopronnoun (n.) See Catopter.

chaldronnoun (n.) An English dry measure, being, at London, 36 bushels heaped up, or its equivalent weight, and more than twice as much at Newcastle. Now used exclusively for coal and coke.

chamfronnoun (n.) The frontlet, or head armor, of a horse.

chaperonnoun (n.) A hood; especially, an ornamental or an official hood.
 noun (n.) A device placed on the foreheads of horses which draw the hearse in pompous funerals.
 noun (n.) A matron who accompanies a young lady in public, for propriety, or as a guide and protector.
 verb (v. t.) To attend in public places as a guide and protector; to matronize.

chaudronnoun (n.) See Chawdron.

chauldronnoun (n.) See Chawdron.

chawdronnoun (n.) Entrails.

chevronnoun (n.) One of the nine honorable ordinaries, consisting of two broad bands of the width of the bar, issuing, respectively from the dexter and sinister bases of the field and conjoined at its center.
 noun (n.) A distinguishing mark, above the elbow, on the sleeve of a non-commissioned officer's coat.
 noun (n.) A zigzag molding, or group of moldings, common in Norman architecture.

chiliahedronnoun (n.) A figure bounded by a thousand plane surfaces

citronnoun (n.) A fruit resembling a lemon, but larger, and pleasantly aromatic. The thick rind, when candied, is the citron of commerce.
 noun (n.) A citron tree.
 noun (n.) A citron melon.

cobironnoun (n.) An andiron with a knob at the top.

coelectronnoun (n.) See Electron.

decahedronnoun (n.) A solid figure or body inclosed by ten plane surfaces.

decameronnoun (n.) A celebrated collection of tales, supposed to be related in ten days; -- written in the 14th century, by Boccaccio, an Italian.

deltohedronnoun (n.) A solid bounded by twelve quadrilateral faces. It is a hemihedral form of the isometric system, allied to the tetrahedron.

dihedronnoun (n.) A figure with two sides or surfaces.

dodecahedronnoun (n.) A solid having twelve faces.

duodecahedronnoun (n.) See Dodecahedral, and Dodecahedron.

dzeronnoun (n.) The Chinese yellow antelope (Procapra gutturosa), a remarkably swift-footed animal, inhabiting the deserts of Central Asia, Thibet, and China.

ecderonnoun (n.) See Ecteron.

ecteronnoun (n.) The external layer of the skin and mucous membranes; epithelium; ecderon.

ekaboronnoun (n.) The name given by Mendelejeff in accordance with the periodic law, and by prediction, to a hypothetical element then unknown, but since discovered and named scandium; -- so called because it was a missing analogue of the boron group. See Scandium.

electronnoun (n.) Amber; also, the alloy of gold and silver, called electrum.
  () One of those particles, having about one thousandth the mass of a hydrogen atom, which are projected from the cathode of a vacuum tube as the cathode rays and from radioactive substances as the beta rays; -- called also corpuscle. The electron carries (or is) a natural unit of negative electricity, equal to 3.4 x 10-10 electrostatic units. It has been detected only when in rapid motion; its mass, which is electromagnetic, is practically constant at the lesser speeds, but increases as the velocity approaches that of light. Electrons are all of one kind, so far as known, and probably are the ultimate constituents of all atoms. An atom from which an electron has been detached has a positive charge and is called a coelectron.

elytronnoun (n.) Alt. of Elytrum

enderonnoun (n.) The deep sensitive and vascular layer of the skin and mucous membranes.

enheahedronnoun (n.) A figure having nine sides; a nonagon.

enteronnoun (n.) The whole alimentary, or enteric, canal.

entoplastronnoun (n.) The median plate of the plastron of turtles; -- called also entosternum.

ephemeronnoun (n.) One of the ephemeral flies.

epimeronnoun (n.) In crustaceans: The part of the side of a somite external to the basal joint of each appendage.
 noun (n.) In insects: The lateral piece behind the episternum.

epiplastronnoun (n.) One of the first pair of lateral plates in the plastron of turtles.

epoophoronnoun (n.) See Parovarium.

exametronnoun (n.) An hexameter.

flatironnoun (n.) An iron with a flat, smooth surface for ironing clothes.

fleuronnoun (n.) A flower-shaped ornament, esp. one terminating an object or forming one of a series, as a knob of a cover to a dish, or a flower-shaped part in a necklace.

garronnoun (n.) Same as Garran.

goudronnoun (n.) a small fascine or fagot, steeped in wax, pitch, and glue, used in various ways, as for igniting buildings or works, or to light ditches and ramparts.

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


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


aroidnoun (n.) Any plant of the Arum family (Araceae).
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Aroideous

aroideousadjective (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, the Arum family of plants.

aromanoun (n.) The quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance; agreeable odor; as, the aroma of coffee.
 noun (n.) Fig.: The fine diffusive quality of intellectual power; flavor; as, the subtile aroma of genius.

aromaticnoun (n.) A plant, drug, or medicine, characterized by a fragrant smell, and usually by a warm, pungent taste, as ginger, cinnamon, spices.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Aromatical

aromaticaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, aroma; fragrant; spicy; strong-scented; odoriferous; as, aromatic balsam.

aromatizationnoun (n.) The act of impregnating or secting with aroma.

aromatizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Aromatize

aromatizernoun (n.) One who, or that which, aromatizes or renders aromatic.

aromatousadjective (a.) Aromatic.

arophnoun (n.) A barbarous word used by the old chemists to designate various medical remedies.

arousalnoun (n.) The act of arousing, or the state of being aroused.

arousingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Arouse

arollanoun (n.) The stone pine (Pinus Cembra).

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ARON:

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.

abannationnoun (n.) Alt. of Abannition

abannitionnoun (n.) Banishment.

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.

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.