Name Report For First Name BRET:

BRET

First name BRET's origins are Celtic and English. BRET means "from britain" (Celtic) and "brit. a native of brittany: (france) or britain: (england)" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with BRET below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of bret.(Brown names are of the same origin (Celtic,English) with BRET and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with BRET - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming BRET

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES BRET AS A WHOLE:

brett bretton lambret lambrett bretta brettany brette

NAMES RHYMING WITH BRET (According to last letters):

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

aret tauret andret margaret margret zoheret barret everet garet garret jarret leveret maeret gret kinneret ateret margeret gahmuret guivret aderet

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

abrihet amunet auset bastet hehet heqet keket meskhenet naunet nebt-het nekhbet renenet sakhmet sechet sekhet odelet orzsebet violet nguyet tuyet edet anghet magahet oubastet senusnet haslet japhet taavet viet bridget briet devnet elisavet erzsebet ganet gobinet harriet hugiet janet jannet juliet liesbet lilibet lisabet lisavet lisbet lizbet lunet lynet margreet nureet scarlet wyanet amet arnet barnet bennet beornet burcet chet dagonet dennet garnet girflet griflet gringalet hacket hamoelet maneet mehemet mohamet omeet omet paget preruet pruet rousset senet set yvet

NAMES RHYMING WITH BRET (According to first letters):

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

bre brea breac breana breanainn breandan breanna breanne breasal brecc breck brecken bred bredbe bredbeddle brede bredon bree bree-ana breeda breen breena breezy brehus breindel breine bren brenda brendalynn brendan brenden brendis brendolyn brendon brendt brendyn brengwain brenius brenn brenna brennan brennen brennon brennus brent brentan brenten brentley brently brenton breri breslin bressal breuse brewster brewstere breyanna breynne brezziana

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

bra brachah brad bradach bradaigh bradamate bradan bradana bradbourne bradburn bradd braddock braddon brademagus braden bradene bradey bradford bradig bradleah bradlee bradley bradly bradon bradshaw bradwell brady bradyn braeden braedon braedyn braelyn braemwiella braiana braiden brain brainard brainerd brale braleah bram

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BRET:

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

baldhart bancroft barnett barrett bart bartlett bast batt beat beaufort beircheart bemot benat benecroft bennett bent beorht berit bernot berowalt bert biast birgit birkett bliant bogart bogohardt bohort bort brant briant bridgett brit bryant burdett burhardt burkett burkhart burnet burnett burt

English Words Rhyming BRET

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES BRET AS A WHOLE:

bretnoun (n.) See Birt.

bretfuladjective (a.) Brimful.

brethrennoun (n.) pl. of Brother.
  (pl. ) of Brother
  (pl. ) of Brother

bretonnoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Brittany, or Bretagne, in France; also, the ancient language of Brittany; Armorican.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to Brittany, or Bretagne, in France.

brettnoun (n.) Same as Britzska.

bretticenoun (n.) The wooden boarding used in supporting the roofs and walls of coal mines. See Brattice.

bretwaldanoun (n.) The official title applied to that one of the Anglo-Saxon chieftains who was chosen by the other chiefs to lead them in their warfare against the British tribes.

bretzelnoun (n.) See Pretzel.

librettistnoun (n.) One who makes a libretto.

librettonoun (n.) A book containing the words of an opera or extended piece of music.
 noun (n.) The words themselves.

labretnoun (n.) A piece of wood, shell, stone, or other substance, worn in a perforation of the lip or cheek by many savages.

sabretaschenoun (n.) A leather case or pocket worn by cavalry at the left side, suspended from the sword belt.

soubrettenoun (n.) A female servant or attendant; specifically, as a term of the theater, a lady's maid, in comedies, who acts the part of an intrigante; a meddlesome, mischievous female servant or young woman.

tabretnoun (n.) A taboret.

umbrettenoun (n.) See Umber, 4.

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


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


affretnoun (n.) A furious onset or attack.

aigretnoun (n.) Alt. of Aigrette

allecretnoun (n.) A kind of light armor used in the sixteenth century, esp. by the Swiss.

amoretnoun (n.) An amorous girl or woman; a wanton.
 noun (n.) A love knot, love token, or love song. (pl.) Love glances or love tricks.
 noun (n.) A petty love affair or amour.

anachoretadjective (a.) Alt. of Anachoretical

anchoretnoun (n.) Alt. of Anchorite

arboretnoun (n.) A small tree or shrub.

arretnoun (n.) A judgment, decision, or decree of a court or high tribunal; also, a decree of a sovereign.
 noun (n.) An arrest; a legal seizure.
 verb (v. t.) Same as Aret.

arseniuretnoun (n.) See Arsenide.

banneretnoun (n.) Originally, a knight who led his vassals into the field under his own banner; -- commonly used as a title of rank.
 noun (n.) A title of rank, conferred for heroic deeds, and hence, an order of knighthood; also, the person bearing such title or rank.
 noun (n.) A civil officer in some Swiss cantons.
 noun (n.) A small banner.

barretnoun (n.) A kind of cap formerly worn by soldiers; -- called also barret cap. Also, the flat cap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics.

bergeretnoun (n.) A pastoral song.

bihydroguretnoun (n.) A compound of two atoms of hydrogen with some other substance.

bisulphuretnoun (n.) See Bisulphide.

biuretnoun (n.) A white, crystalline, nitrogenous substance, C2O2N3H5, formed by heating urea. It is intermediate between urea and cyanuric acid.

boruretnoun (n.) A boride.

bromuretnoun (n.) See Bromide.

cabaretnoun (n.) A tavern; a house where liquors are retailed.
 noun (n.) a type of restaurant where liquor and dinner is served, and entertainment is provided, as by musicians, dancers, or comedians, and providing space for dancing by the patrons; -- similar to a nightclub. The term cabaret is often used in the names of such an establishment.
 noun (n.) the type of entertainment provided in a cabaret{2}.
 noun (n.) In the United States, a cafe or restaurant where the guests are entertained by performers who dance or sing on the floor between the tables, after the practice of a certain class of French taverns; hence, an entertainment of this nature.

carburetnoun (n.) A carbide. See Carbide
 verb (v. t.) To combine or to impregnate with carbon, as by passing through or over a liquid hydrocarbon; to carbonize or carburize.

caretnoun (n.) A mark [^] used by writers and proof readers to indicate that something is interlined above, or inserted in the margin, which belongs in the place marked by the caret.
 noun (n.) The hawkbill turtle. See Hawkbill.

cedriretnoun (n.) Same as Coerulignone.

cellaretnoun (n.) A receptacle, as in a dining room, for a few bottles of wine or liquor, made in the form of a chest or coffer, or a deep drawer in a sideboard, and usually lined with metal.

chamfretnoun (n.) A small gutter; a furrow; a groove.
 noun (n.) A chamfer.

chloruretnoun (n.) A chloride.

claretnoun (n.) The name first given in England to the red wines of Medoc, in France, and afterwards extended to all the red Bordeaux wines. The name is also given to similar wines made in the United States.

cyanuretnoun (n.) A cyanide.

collaretnoun (n.) Alt. of Collarette

deuthydroguretnoun (n.) Same as Deutohydroguret.

deutohydroguretnoun (n.) A compound containing in the molecule two atoms of hydrogen united with some other element or radical.

deutosulphuretnoun (n.) A disulphide.

disulphuretnoun (n.) See Disulphide.

egretnoun (n.) The name of several species of herons which bear plumes on the back. They are generally white. Among the best known species are the American egret (Ardea, / Herodias, egretta); the great egret (A. alba); the little egret (A. garzetta), of Europe; and the American snowy egret (A. candidissima).
 noun (n.) A plume or tuft of feathers worn as a part of a headdress, or anything imitating such an ornament; an aigrette.
 noun (n.) The flying feathery or hairy crown of seeds or achenes, as the down of the thistle.
 noun (n.) A kind of ape.

ferretnoun (n.) An animal of the Weasel family (Mustela / Putorius furo), about fourteen inches in length, of a pale yellow or white color, with red eyes. It is a native of Africa, but has been domesticated in Europe. Ferrets are used to drive rabbits and rats out of their holes.
 noun (n.) To drive or hunt out of a lurking place, as a ferret does the cony; to search out by patient and sagacious efforts; -- often used with out; as, to ferret out a secret.
 noun (n.) A kind of narrow tape, usually made of woolen; sometimes of cotton or silk; -- called also ferreting.
 noun (n.) The iron used for trying the melted glass to see if is fit to work, and for shaping the rings at the mouths of bottles.

feveretnoun (n.) A slight fever.

floretnoun (n.) A little flower; one of the numerous little flowers which compose the head or anthodium in such flowers as the daisy, thistle, and dandelion.
 noun (n.) A foil; a blunt sword used in fencing.

floweretnoun (n.) A small flower; a floret.

formeretnoun (n.) One of the half ribs against the walls in a ceiling vaulted with ribs.

fretnoun (n.) See 1st Frith.
 noun (n.) The agitation of the surface of a fluid by fermentation or other cause; a rippling on the surface of water.
 noun (n.) Agitation of mind marked by complaint and impatience; disturbance of temper; irritation; as, he keeps his mind in a continual fret.
 noun (n.) Herpes; tetter.
 noun (n.) The worn sides of river banks, where ores, or stones containing them, accumulate by being washed down from the hills, and thus indicate to the miners the locality of the veins.
 noun (n.) Ornamental work in relief, as carving or embossing. See Fretwork.
 noun (n.) An ornament consisting of smmall fillets or slats intersecting each other or bent at right angles, as in classical designs, or at obilique angles, as often in Oriental art.
 noun (n.) The reticulated headdress or net, made of gold or silver wire, in which ladies in the Middle Ages confined their hair.
 noun (n.) A saltire interlaced with a mascle.
 noun (n.) A short piece of wire, or other material fixed across the finger board of a guitar or a similar instrument, to indicate where the finger is to be placed.
 verb (v. t.) To devour.
 verb (v. t.) To rub; to wear away by friction; to chafe; to gall; hence, to eat away; to gnaw; as, to fret cloth; to fret a piece of gold or other metal; a worm frets the plants of a ship.
 verb (v. t.) To impair; to wear away; to diminish.
 verb (v. t.) To make rough, agitate, or disturb; to cause to ripple; as, to fret the surface of water.
 verb (v. t.) To tease; to irritate; to vex.
 verb (v. i.) To be worn away; to chafe; to fray; as, a wristband frets on the edges.
 verb (v. i.) To eat in; to make way by corrosion.
 verb (v. i.) To be agitated; to be in violent commotion; to rankle; as, rancor frets in the malignant breast.
 verb (v. i.) To be vexed; to be chafed or irritated; to be angry; to utter peevish expressions.
 verb (v. t.) To ornament with raised work; to variegate; to diversify.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with frets, as an instrument of music.

garretnoun (n.) A turret; a watchtower.
 noun (n.) That part of a house which is on the upper floor, immediately under or within the roof; an attic.

gretadjective (a.) Alt. of Grete

hydrocarburetnoun (n.) Carbureted hydrogen; also, a hydrocarbon.

hydroguretnoun (n.) A hydride.

hydrosulphuretnoun (n.) A hydrosulphide.

hydruretnoun (n.) A binary compound of hydrogen; a hydride.

imaretnoun (n.) A lodging house for Mohammedan pilgrims.

involucretnoun (n.) An involucel.

ioduretnoun (n.) Iodide.

isuretnoun (n.) An artificial nitrogenous base, isomeric with urea, and forming a white crystalline substance; -- called also isuretine.

langretnoun (n.) A kind of loaded die.

lanneretnoun (n. m.) A long-tailed falcon (Falco lanarius), of Southern Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa, resembling the American prairie falcon.

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


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


breachnoun (n.) The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.
 noun (n.) Specifically: A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.
 noun (n.) A gap or opening made made by breaking or battering, as in a wall or fortification; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture.
 noun (n.) A breaking of waters, as over a vessel; the waters themselves; surge; surf.
 noun (n.) A breaking up of amicable relations; rupture.
 noun (n.) A bruise; a wound.
 noun (n.) A hernia; a rupture.
 noun (n.) A breaking out upon; an assault.
 verb (v. t.) To make a breach or opening in; as, to breach the walls of a city.
 verb (v. i.) To break the water, as by leaping out; -- said of a whale.

breachingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Breach

breachyadjective (a.) Apt to break fences or to break out of pasture; unruly; as, breachy cattle.

breadnoun (n.) An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading, and baking.
 noun (n.) Food; sustenance; support of life, in general.
 adjective (a.) To spread.
 verb (v. t.) To cover with bread crumbs, preparatory to cooking; as, breaded cutlets.

breadbasketnoun (n.) The stomach.

breadedadjective (a.) Braided

breadenadjective (a.) Made of bread.

breadfruitnoun (n.) The fruit of a tree (Artocarpus incisa) found in the islands of the Pacific, esp. the South Sea islands. It is of a roundish form, from four to six or seven inches in diameter, and, when baked, somewhat resembles bread, and is eaten as food, whence the name.
 noun (n.) The tree itself, which is one of considerable size, with large, lobed leaves. Cloth is made from the bark, and the timber is used for many purposes. Called also breadfruit tree and bread tree.

breadlessadjective (a.) Without bread; destitute of food.

breadrootnoun (n.) The root of a leguminous plant (Psoralea esculenta), found near the Rocky Mountains. It is usually oval in form, and abounds in farinaceous matter, affording sweet and palatable food.

breadstuffnoun (n.) Grain, flour, or meal of which bread is made.

breadthadjective (a.) Distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width.

breadthlessadjective (a.) Without breadth.

breadthwinnernoun (n.) The member of a family whose labor supplies the food of the family; one who works for his living.

breakingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Break

breaknoun (n.) See Commutator.
 verb (v. t.) To strain apart; to sever by fracture; to divide with violence; as, to break a rope or chain; to break a seal; to break an axle; to break rocks or coal; to break a lock.
 verb (v. t.) To lay open as by breaking; to divide; as, to break a package of goods.
 verb (v. t.) To lay open, as a purpose; to disclose, divulge, or communicate.
 verb (v. t.) To infringe or violate, as an obligation, law, or promise.
 verb (v. t.) To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate; as, to break silence; to break one's sleep; to break one's journey.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the completeness of; to remove a part from; as, to break a set.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the arrangement of; to throw into disorder; to pierce; as, the cavalry were not able to break the British squares.
 verb (v. t.) To shatter to pieces; to reduce to fragments.
 verb (v. t.) To exchange for other money or currency of smaller denomination; as, to break a five dollar bill.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the strength, firmness, or consistency of; as, to break flax.
 verb (v. t.) To weaken or impair, as health, spirit, or mind.
 verb (v. t.) To diminish the force of; to lessen the shock of, as a fall or blow.
 verb (v. t.) To impart, as news or information; to broach; -- with to, and often with a modified word implying some reserve; as, to break the news gently to the widow; to break a purpose cautiously to a friend.
 verb (v. t.) To tame; to reduce to subjection; to make tractable; to discipline; as, to break a horse to the harness or saddle.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the financial credit of; to make bankrupt; to ruin.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy the official character and standing of; to cashier; to dismiss.
 verb (v. i.) To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder.
 verb (v. i.) To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed vessel, a bag.
 verb (v. i.) To burst forth; to make its way; to come to view; to appear; to dawn.
 verb (v. i.) To burst forth violently, as a storm.
 verb (v. i.) To open up; to be scattered; to be dissipated; as, the clouds are breaking.
 verb (v. i.) To become weakened in constitution or faculties; to lose health or strength.
 verb (v. i.) To be crushed, or overwhelmed with sorrow or grief; as, my heart is breaking.
 verb (v. i.) To fall in business; to become bankrupt.
 verb (v. i.) To make an abrupt or sudden change; to change the gait; as, to break into a run or gallop.
 verb (v. i.) To fail in musical quality; as, a singer's voice breaks when it is strained beyond its compass and a tone or note is not completed, but degenerates into an unmusical sound instead. Also, to change in tone, as a boy's voice at puberty.
 verb (v. i.) To fall out; to terminate friendship.
 verb (v. t.) An opening made by fracture or disruption.
 verb (v. t.) An interruption of continuity; change of direction; as, a break in a wall; a break in the deck of a ship.
 verb (v. t.) A projection or recess from the face of a building.
 verb (v. t.) An opening or displacement in the circuit, interrupting the electrical current.
 verb (v. t.) An interruption; a pause; as, a break in friendship; a break in the conversation.
 verb (v. t.) An interruption in continuity in writing or printing, as where there is an omission, an unfilled line, etc.
 verb (v. t.) The first appearing, as of light in the morning; the dawn; as, the break of day; the break of dawn.
 verb (v. t.) A large four-wheeled carriage, having a straight body and calash top, with the driver's seat in front and the footman's behind.
 verb (v. t.) A device for checking motion, or for measuring friction. See Brake, n. 9 & 10.

breakableadjective (a.) Capable of being broken.

breakagenoun (n.) The act of breaking; a break; a breaking; also, articles broken.
 noun (n.) An allowance or compensation for things broken accidentally, as in transportation or use.

breakdownnoun (n.) The act or result of breaking down, as of a carriage; downfall.
 noun (n.) A noisy, rapid, shuffling dance engaged in competitively by a number of persons or pairs in succession, as among the colored people of the Southern United States, and so called, perhaps, because the exercise is continued until most of those who take part in it break down.
 noun (n.) Any rude, noisy dance performed by shuffling the feet, usually by one person at a time.

breakernoun (n.) One who, or that which, breaks.
 noun (n.) Specifically: A machine for breaking rocks, or for breaking coal at the mines; also, the building in which such a machine is placed.
 noun (n.) A small water cask.
 noun (n.) A wave breaking into foam against the shore, or against a sand bank, or a rock or reef near the surface.

breakfastnoun (n.) The first meal in the day, or that which is eaten at the first meal.
 noun (n.) A meal after fasting, or food in general.
 verb (v. i.) To break one's fast in the morning; too eat the first meal in the day.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with breakfast.

breakfastingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Breakfast

breakmannoun (n.) See Brakeman.

breaknecknoun (n.) A fall that breaks the neck.
 noun (n.) A steep place endangering the neck.
 adjective (a.) Producing danger of a broken neck; as, breakneck speed.

breakwaternoun (n.) Any structure or contrivance, as a mole, or a wall at the mouth of a harbor, to break the force of waves, and afford protection from their violence.

breamnoun (n.) A European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis, little valued as food. Several species are known.
 noun (n.) An American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes. See Pondfish.
 noun (n.) A marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera. See Sea Bream.
 verb (v. t.) To clean, as a ship's bottom of adherent shells, seaweed, etc., by the application of fire and scraping.

breamingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bream

breastnoun (n.) The fore part of the body, between the neck and the belly; the chest; as, the breast of a man or of a horse.
 noun (n.) Either one of the protuberant glands, situated on the front of the chest or thorax in the female of man and of some other mammalia, in which milk is secreted for the nourishment of the young; a mamma; a teat.
 noun (n.) Anything resembling the human breast, or bosom; the front or forward part of anything; as, a chimney breast; a plow breast; the breast of a hill.
 noun (n.) The face of a coal working.
 noun (n.) The front of a furnace.
 noun (n.) The seat of consciousness; the repository of thought and self-consciousness, or of secrets; the seat of the affections and passions; the heart.
 noun (n.) The power of singing; a musical voice; -- so called, probably, from the connection of the voice with the lungs, which lie within the breast.
 noun (n.) A torus.
 verb (v. t.) To meet, with the breast; to struggle with or oppose manfully; as, to breast the storm or waves.

breastingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Breast
 noun (n.) The curved channel in which a breast wheel turns. It is closely adapted to the curve of the wheel through about a quarter of its circumference, and prevents the escape of the water until it has spent its force upon the wheel. See Breast wheel.

breastbandnoun (n.) A band for the breast. Specifically: (Naut.) A band of canvas, or a rope, fastened at both ends to the rigging, to support the man who heaves the lead in sounding.

breastbeamnoun (n.) The front transverse beam of a locomotive.

breastbonenoun (n.) The bone of the breast; the sternum.

breastedadjective (a.) Having a breast; -- used in composition with qualifying words, in either a literal or a metaphorical sense; as, a single-breasted coat.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Breast

breastfastnoun (n.) A large rope to fasten the midship part of a ship to a wharf, or to another vessel.

breastheightnoun (n.) The interior slope of a fortification, against which the garrison lean in firing.

breasthooknoun (n.) A thick piece of timber in the form of a knee, placed across the stem of a ship to strengthen the fore part and unite the bows on each side.

breastknotnoun (n.) A knot of ribbons worn on the breast.

breastpinnoun (n.) A pin worn on the breast for a fastening, or for ornament; a brooch.

breastplatenoun (n.) A plate of metal covering the breast as defensive armor.
 noun (n.) A piece against which the workman presses his breast in operating a breast drill, or other similar tool.
 noun (n.) A strap that runs across a horse's breast.
 noun (n.) A part of the vestment of the high priest, worn upon the front of the ephod. It was a double piece of richly embroidered stuff, a span square, set with twelve precious stones, on which were engraved the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. See Ephod.

breastplownoun (n.) Alt. of Breastplough

breastploughnoun (n.) A kind of plow, driven by the breast of the workman; -- used to cut or pare turf.

breastrailnoun (n.) The upper rail of any parapet of ordinary height, as of a balcony; the railing of a quarter-deck, etc.

breastropenoun (n.) See Breastband.

breastsummernoun (n.) A summer or girder extending across a building flush with, and supporting, the upper part of a front or external wall; a long lintel; a girder; -- used principally above shop windows.

breastwheelnoun (n.) A water wheel, on which the stream of water strikes neither so high as in the overshot wheel, nor so low as in the undershot, but generally at about half the height of the wheel, being kept in contact with it by the breasting. The water acts on the float boards partly by impulse, partly by its weight.

breastworknoun (n.) A defensive work of moderate height, hastily thrown up, of earth or other material.
 noun (n.) A railing on the quarter-deck and forecastle.

breathnoun (n.) The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration; air which, in the process of respiration, has parted with oxygen and has received carbonic acid, aqueous vapor, warmth, etc.
 noun (n.) The act of breathing naturally or freely; the power or capacity to breathe freely; as, I am out of breath.
 noun (n.) The power of respiration, and hence, life.
 noun (n.) Time to breathe; respite; pause.
 noun (n.) A single respiration, or the time of making it; a single act; an instant.
 noun (n.) Fig.: That which gives or strengthens life.
 noun (n.) A single word; the slightest effort; a trifle.
 noun (n.) A very slight breeze; air in gentle motion.
 noun (n.) Fragrance; exhalation; odor; perfume.
 noun (n.) Gentle exercise, causing a quicker respiration.

breathableadjective (a.) Such as can be breathed.

breathablenessnoun (n.) State of being breathable.

breathingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Breathe
 noun (n.) Respiration; the act of inhaling and exhaling air.
 noun (n.) Air in gentle motion.
 noun (n.) Any gentle influence or operation; inspiration; as, the breathings of the Spirit.
 noun (n.) Aspiration; secret prayer.
 noun (n.) Exercising; promotion of respiration.
 noun (n.) Utterance; communication or publicity by words.
 noun (n.) Breathing place; vent.
 noun (n.) Stop; pause; delay.
 noun (n.) Also, in a wider sense, the sound caused by the friction of the outgoing breath in the throat, mouth, etc., when the glottis is wide open; aspiration; the sound expressed by the letter h.
 noun (n.) A mark to indicate aspiration or its absence. See Rough breathing, Smooth breathing, below.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH BRET:

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

baalistnoun (n.) Alt. of Baalite

babblementnoun (n.) Babble.

babistnoun (n.) A believer in Babism.

baccaratnoun (n.) A French game of cards, played by a banker and punters.

bacchantnoun (n.) A priest of Bacchus.
 noun (n.) A bacchanal; a reveler.
 adjective (a.) Bacchanalian; fond of drunken revelry; wine-loving; reveling; carousing.

backcastnoun (n.) Anything which brings misfortune upon one, or causes failure in an effort or enterprise; a reverse.

backjointnoun (n.) A rebate or chase in masonry left to receive a permanent slab or other filling.

backsetnoun (n.) A check; a relapse; a discouragement; a setback.
 noun (n.) Whatever is thrown back in its course, as water.
 verb (v. i.) To plow again, in the fall; -- said of prairie land broken up in the spring.

backsightnoun (n.) The reading of the leveling staff in its unchanged position when the leveling instrument has been taken to a new position; a sight directed backwards to a station previously occupied. Cf. Foresight, n., 3.

bacteriologistnoun (n.) One skilled in bacteriology.

bacterioscopistnoun (n.) One skilled in bacterioscopic examinations.

bafflementnoun (n.) The process or act of baffling, or of being baffled; frustration; check.

baftnoun (n.) Same as Bafta.

baguetnoun (n.) Alt. of Baguette

bailmentnoun (n.) The action of bailing a person accused.
 noun (n.) A delivery of goods or money by one person to another in trust, for some special purpose, upon a contract, expressed or implied, that the trust shall be faithfully executed.

bakemeatnoun (n.) Alt. of Baked-meat

balancementnoun (n.) The act or result of balancing or adjusting; equipoise; even adjustment of forces.

ballastadjective (a.) Any heavy substance, as stone, iron, etc., put into the hold to sink a vessel in the water to such a depth as to prevent capsizing.
 adjective (a.) Any heavy matter put into the car of a balloon to give it steadiness.
 adjective (a.) Gravel, broken stone, etc., laid in the bed of a railroad to make it firm and solid.
 adjective (a.) The larger solids, as broken stone or gravel, used in making concrete.
 adjective (a.) Fig.: That which gives, or helps to maintain, uprightness, steadiness, and security.
 verb (v. t.) To steady, as a vessel, by putting heavy substances in the hold.
 verb (v. t.) To fill in, as the bed of a railroad, with gravel, stone, etc., in order to make it firm and solid.
 verb (v. t.) To keep steady; to steady, morally.

balletnoun (n.) An artistic dance performed as a theatrical entertainment, or an interlude, by a number of persons, usually women. Sometimes, a scene accompanied by pantomime and dancing.
 noun (n.) The company of persons who perform the ballet.
 noun (n.) A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa la burden or chorus, -- most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers.
 noun (n.) A bearing in coats of arms, representing one or more balls, which are denominated bezants, plates, etc., according to color.

balloonistnoun (n.) An aeronaut.

ballotnoun (n.) Originally, a ball used for secret voting. Hence: Any printed or written ticket used in voting.
 noun (n.) The act of voting by balls or written or printed ballots or tickets; the system of voting secretly by balls or by tickets.
 noun (n.) The whole number of votes cast at an election, or in a given territory or electoral district.
 noun (n.) To vote or decide by ballot; as, to ballot for a candidate.
 verb (v. t.) To vote for or in opposition to.

banatnoun (n.) The territory governed by a ban.

bandeletnoun (n.) Alt. of Bandlet

bandletnoun (n.) A small band or fillet; any little band or flat molding, compassing a column, like a ring.
 noun (n.) Same as Bandelet.

bandicootnoun (n.) A species of very large rat (Mus giganteus), found in India and Ceylon. It does much injury to rice fields and gardens.
 noun (n.) A ratlike marsupial animal (genus Perameles) of several species, found in Australia and Tasmania.

banditnoun (n.) An outlaw; a brigand.

banewortnoun (n.) Deadly nightshade.

banishmentnoun (n.) The act of banishing, or the state of being banished.

bankruptnoun (n.) A trader who secretes himself, or does certain other acts tending to defraud his creditors.
 noun (n.) A trader who becomes unable to pay his debts; an insolvent trader; popularly, any person who is unable to pay his debts; an insolvent person.
 noun (n.) A person who, in accordance with the terms of a law relating to bankruptcy, has been judicially declared to be unable to meet his liabilities.
 adjective (a.) Being a bankrupt or in a condition of bankruptcy; unable to pay, or legally discharged from paying, one's debts; as, a bankrupt merchant.
 adjective (a.) Depleted of money; not having the means of meeting pecuniary liabilities; as, a bankrupt treasury.
 adjective (a.) Relating to bankrupts and bankruptcy.
 adjective (a.) Destitute of, or wholly wanting (something once possessed, or something one should possess).
 verb (v. t.) To make bankrupt; to bring financial ruin upon; to impoverish.

banquetnoun (n.) A feast; a sumptuous entertainment of eating and drinking; often, a complimentary or ceremonious feast, followed by speeches.
 noun (n.) A dessert; a course of sweetmeats; a sweetmeat or sweetmeats.
 verb (v. t.) To treat with a banquet or sumptuous entertainment of food; to feast.
 verb (v. i.) To regale one's self with good eating and drinking; to feast.
 verb (v. i.) To partake of a dessert after a feast.

baphometnoun (n.) An idol or symbolical figure which the Templars were accused of using in their mysterious rites.

baptistnoun (n.) One who administers baptism; -- specifically applied to John, the forerunner of Christ.
 noun (n.) One of a denomination of Christians who deny the validity of infant baptism and of sprinkling, and maintain that baptism should be administered to believers alone, and should be by immersion. See Anabaptist.

baptizementnoun (n.) The act of baptizing.

barbetnoun (n.) A variety of small dog, having long curly hair.
 noun (n.) A bird of the family Bucconidae, allied to the Cuckoos, having a large, conical beak swollen at the base, and bearded with five bunches of stiff bristles; the puff bird. It inhabits tropical America and Africa.
 noun (n.) A larva that feeds on aphides.

barghestnoun (n.) A goblin, in the shape of a large dog, portending misfortune.

barilletnoun (n.) A little cask, or something resembling one.

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.

barouchetnoun (n.) A kind of light barouche.

barpostnoun (n.) A post sunk in the ground to receive the bars closing a passage into a field.

barrenwortnoun (n.) An herbaceous plant of the Barberry family (Epimedium alpinum), having leaves that are bitter and said to be sudorific.

barringoutnoun (n.) The act of closing the doors of a schoolroom against a schoolmaster; -- a boyish mode of rebellion in schools.

barrowistnoun (n.) A follower of Henry Barrowe, one of the founders of Independency or Congregationalism in England. Barrowe was executed for nonconformity in 1953.

barruletnoun (n.) A diminutive of the bar, having one fourth its width.

bartlettnoun (n.) A Bartlett pear, a favorite kind of pear, which originated in England about 1770, and was called Williams' Bonchretien. It was brought to America, and distributed by Mr. Enoch Bartlett, of Dorchester, Massachusetts.

basaltnoun (n.) A rock of igneous origin, consisting of augite and triclinic feldspar, with grains of magnetic or titanic iron, and also bottle-green particles of olivine frequently disseminated.
 noun (n.) An imitation, in pottery, of natural basalt; a kind of black porcelain.

bascinetnoun (n.) A light helmet, at first open, but later made with a visor.

basementadjective (a.) The outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treated as a distinct substructure. ( See Base, n., 3 (a).) Hence: The rooms of a ground floor, collectively.

basenetnoun (n.) See Bascinet.

basinetnoun (n.) Same as Bascinet.

basketnoun (n.) A vessel made of osiers or other twigs, cane, rushes, splints, or other flexible material, interwoven.
 noun (n.) The contents of a basket; as much as a basket contains; as, a basket of peaches.
 noun (n.) The bell or vase of the Corinthian capital.
 noun (n.) The two back seats facing one another on the outside of a stagecoach.
 verb (v. t.) To put into a basket.

basnetnoun (n.) Same as Bascinet.

bassetnoun (n.) A game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice.
 noun (n.) The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.
 adjective (a.) Inclined upward; as, the basset edge of strata.
 verb (v. i.) To inclined upward so as to appear at the surface; to crop out; as, a vein of coal bassets.

bassinetnoun (n.) A wicker basket, with a covering or hood over one end, in which young children are placed as in a cradle.
 noun (n.) See Bascinet.

bassoonistnoun (n.) A performer on the bassoon.

bastnoun (n.) The inner fibrous bark of various plants; esp. of the lime tree; hence, matting, cordage, etc., made therefrom.
 noun (n.) A thick mat or hassock. See 2d Bass, 2.

batnoun (n.) A large stick; a club; specifically, a piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other, used in playing baseball, cricket, etc.
 noun (n.) Shale or bituminous shale.
 noun (n.) A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.
 noun (n.) A part of a brick with one whole end.
 noun (n.) One of the Cheiroptera, an order of flying mammals, in which the wings are formed by a membrane stretched between the elongated fingers, legs, and tail. The common bats are small and insectivorous. See Cheiroptera and Vampire.
 noun (n.) Same as Tical, n., 1.
 noun (n.) In badminton, tennis, and similar games, a racket.
 noun (n.) A stroke; a sharp blow.
 noun (n.) A stroke of work.
 noun (n.) Rate of motion; speed.
 noun (n.) A spree; a jollification.
 noun (n.) Manner; rate; condition; state of health.
 verb (v. t.) To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.
 verb (v. i.) To use a bat, as in a game of baseball.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To bate or flutter, as a hawk.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To wink.

batementnoun (n.) Abatement; diminution.

batletnoun (n.) A short bat for beating clothes in washing them; -- called also batler, batling staff, batting staff.

battailantnoun (n.) A combatant.
 verb (v. i.) Prepared for battle; combatant; warlike.

battlementnoun (n.) One of the solid upright parts of a parapet in ancient fortifications.
 noun (n.) pl. The whole parapet, consisting of alternate solids and open spaces. At first purely a military feature, afterwards copied on a smaller scale with decorative features, as for churches.

battologistnoun (n.) One who battologizes.

bayboltnoun (n.) A bolt with a barbed shank.

bayonetnoun (n.) A pointed instrument of the dagger kind fitted on the muzzle of a musket or rifle, so as to give the soldier increased means of offense and defense.
 noun (n.) A pin which plays in and out of holes made to receive it, and which thus serves to engage or disengage parts of the machinery.
 verb (v. t.) To stab with a bayonet.
 verb (v. t.) To compel or drive by the bayonet.

beamletnoun (n.) A small beam of light.

beastnoun (n.) Any living creature; an animal; -- including man, insects, etc.
 noun (n.) Any four-footed animal, that may be used for labor, food, or sport; as, a beast of burden.
 noun (n.) As opposed to man: Any irrational animal.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A coarse, brutal, filthy, or degraded fellow.
 noun (n.) A game at cards similar to loo.
 noun (n.) A penalty at beast, omber, etc. Hence: To be beasted, to be beaten at beast, omber, etc.

beatnoun (n.) A stroke; a blow.
 noun (n.) A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse.
 noun (n.) The rise or fall of the hand or foot, marking the divisions of time; a division of the measure so marked. In the rhythm of music the beat is the unit.
 noun (n.) A transient grace note, struck immediately before the one it is intended to ornament.
 noun (n.) A sudden swelling or reenforcement of a sound, recurring at regular intervals, and produced by the interference of sound waves of slightly different periods of vibrations; applied also, by analogy, to other kinds of wave motions; the pulsation or throbbing produced by the vibrating together of two tones not quite in unison. See Beat, v. i., 8.
 noun (n.) One that beats, or surpasses, another or others; as, the beat of him.
 noun (n.) The act of one that beats a person or thing
 noun (n.) The act of obtaining and publishing a piece of news by a newspaper before its competitors; also, the news itself; a scoop.
 noun (n.) The act of scouring, or ranging over, a tract of land to rouse or drive out game; also, those so engaged, collectively.
 noun (n.) A smart tap on the adversary's blade.
 adjective (a.) Weary; tired; fatigued; exhausted.
 verb (v. t.) To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as, to beat one's breast; to beat iron so as to shape it; to beat grain, in order to force out the seeds; to beat eggs and sugar; to beat a drum.
 verb (v. t.) To punish by blows; to thrash.
 verb (v. t.) To scour or range over in hunting, accompanied with the noise made by striking bushes, etc., for the purpose of rousing game.
 verb (v. t.) To dash against, or strike, as with water or wind.
 verb (v. t.) To tread, as a path.
 verb (v. t.) To overcome in a battle, contest, strife, race, game, etc.; to vanquish or conquer; to surpass.
 verb (v. t.) To cheat; to chouse; to swindle; to defraud; -- often with out.
 verb (v. t.) To exercise severely; to perplex; to trouble.
 verb (v. t.) To give the signal for, by beat of drum; to sound by beat of drum; as, to beat an alarm, a charge, a parley, a retreat; to beat the general, the reveille, the tattoo. See Alarm, Charge, Parley, etc.
 verb (v. i.) To strike repeatedly; to inflict repeated blows; to knock vigorously or loudly.
 verb (v. i.) To move with pulsation or throbbing.
 verb (v. i.) To come or act with violence; to dash or fall with force; to strike anything, as, rain, wind, and waves do.
 verb (v. i.) To be in agitation or doubt.
 verb (v. i.) To make progress against the wind, by sailing in a zigzag line or traverse.
 verb (v. i.) To make a sound when struck; as, the drums beat.
 verb (v. i.) To make a succession of strokes on a drum; as, the drummers beat to call soldiers to their quarters.
 verb (v. i.) To sound with more or less rapid alternations of greater and less intensity, so as to produce a pulsating effect; -- said of instruments, tones, or vibrations, not perfectly in unison.
 verb (v. i.) A round or course which is frequently gone over; as, a watchman's beat.
 verb (v. i.) A place of habitual or frequent resort.
 verb (v. i.) A cheat or swindler of the lowest grade; -- often emphasized by dead; as, a dead beat.
  (imp.) of Beat
  (p. p.) of Beat

beaufetnoun (n.) A niche, cupboard, or sideboard for plate, china, glass, etc.; a buffet.

beauseantnoun (n.) The black and white standard of the Knights Templars.

becketnoun (n.) A small grommet, or a ring or loop of rope / metal for holding things in position, as spars, ropes, etc.; also a bracket, a pocket, or a handle made of rope.
 noun (n.) A spade for digging turf.

bedagatnoun (n.) The sacred books of the Buddhists in Burmah.

bedevilmentnoun (n.) The state of being bedeviled; bewildering confusion; vexatious trouble.

bedizenmentnoun (n.) That which bedizens; the act of dressing, or the state of being dressed, tawdrily.

bedpostnoun (n.) One of the four standards that support a bedstead or the canopy over a bedstead.
 noun (n.) Anciently, a post or pin on each side of the bed to keep the clothes from falling off. See Bedstaff.

bedquiltnoun (n.) A quilt for a bed; a coverlet.

beechnutnoun (n.) The nut of the beech tree.

beetnoun (n.) A biennial plant of the genus Beta, which produces an edible root the first year and seed the second year.
 noun (n.) The root of plants of the genus Beta, different species and varieties of which are used for the table, for feeding stock, or in making sugar.

befriendmentnoun (n.) Act of befriending.

beguilementnoun (n.) The act of beguiling, or the state of being beguiled.

behestnoun (n.) That which is willed or ordered; a command; a mandate; an injunction.
 noun (n.) A vow; a promise.
 verb (v. t.) To vow.

behightnoun (n.) A vow; a promise.
 verb (v.) To promise; to vow.
 verb (v.) To give in trust; to commit; to intrust.
 verb (v.) To adjudge; to assign by authority.
 verb (v.) To mean, or intend.
 verb (v.) To consider or esteem to be; to declare to be.
 verb (v.) To call; to name; to address.
 verb (v.) To command; to order.
  (imp.) of Behight
  (p. p.) of Behight

belligerentnoun (n.) A nation or state recognized as carrying on war; a person engaged in warfare.
  (p. pr.) Waging war; carrying on war.
  (p. pr.) Pertaining, or tending, to war; of or relating to belligerents; as, a belligerent tone; belligerent rights.

bellwortnoun (n.) A genus of plants (Uvularia) with yellowish bell-shaped flowers.

bellycheatnoun (n.) An apron or covering for the front of the person.

beltnoun (n.) That which engirdles a person or thing; a band or girdle; as, a lady's belt; a sword belt.
 noun (n.) That which restrains or confines as a girdle.
 noun (n.) Anything that resembles a belt, or that encircles or crosses like a belt; a strip or stripe; as, a belt of trees; a belt of sand.
 noun (n.) Same as Band, n., 2. A very broad band is more properly termed a belt.
 noun (n.) One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds.
 noun (n.) A narrow passage or strait; as, the Great Belt and the Lesser Belt, leading to the Baltic Sea.
 noun (n.) A token or badge of knightly rank.
 noun (n.) A band of leather, or other flexible substance, passing around two wheels, and communicating motion from one to the other.
 noun (n.) A band or stripe, as of color, round any organ; or any circular ridge or series of ridges.
 verb (v. t.) To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround.
 verb (v. t.) To shear, as the buttocks and tails of sheep.

bendletnoun (n.) A narrow bend, esp. one half the width of the bend.

benedictnoun (n.) Alt. of Benedick
 adjective (a.) Having mild and salubrious qualities.

benedightadjective (a.) Blessed.

beneficentadjective (a.) Doing or producing good; performing acts of kindness and charity; characterized by beneficence.

beneficientadjective (a.) Beneficent.

benefitnoun (n.) An act of kindness; a favor conferred.
 noun (n.) Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or adds value to property; advantage; profit.
 noun (n.) A theatrical performance, a concert, or the like, the proceeds of which do not go to the lessee of the theater or to the company, but to some individual actor, or to some charitable use.
 noun (n.) Beneficence; liberality.
 noun (n.) Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments.
 verb (v. t.) To be beneficial to; to do good to; to advantage; to advance in health or prosperity; to be useful to; to profit.
 verb (v. i.) To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he will benefit by the change.

benevolentadjective (a.) Having a disposition to do good; possessing or manifesting love to mankind, and a desire to promote their prosperity and happiness; disposed to give to good objects; kind; charitable.

benightmentnoun (n.) The condition of being benighted.

benignantadjective (a.) Kind; gracious; favorable.

bennetadjective (a.) The common yellow-flowered avens of Europe (Geum urbanum); herb bennet. The name is sometimes given to other plants, as the hemlock, valerian, etc.

bentnoun (n.) A reedlike grass; a stalk of stiff, coarse grass.
 noun (n.) A grass of the genus Agrostis, esp. Agrostis vulgaris, or redtop. The name is also used of many other grasses, esp. in America.
 noun (n.) Any neglected field or broken ground; a common; a moor.
 adjective (a. & p. p.) Changed by pressure so as to be no longer straight; crooked; as, a bent pin; a bent lever.
 adjective (a. & p. p.) Strongly inclined toward something, so as to be resolved, determined, set, etc.; -- said of the mind, character, disposition, desires, etc., and used with on; as, to be bent on going to college; he is bent on mischief.
 verb (v.) The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity; as, the bent of a bow.
 verb (v.) A declivity or slope, as of a hill.
 verb (v.) A leaning or bias; proclivity; tendency of mind; inclination; disposition; purpose; aim.
 verb (v.) Particular direction or tendency; flexion; course.
 verb (v.) A transverse frame of a framed structure.
 verb (v.) Tension; force of acting; energy; impetus.
  () of Bend
  () imp. & p. p. of Bend.

benumbmentnoun (n.) Act of benumbing, or state of being benumbed; torpor.

bequeathmentnoun (n.) The act of bequeathing, or the state of being bequeathed; a bequest.

bequestnoun (n.) The act of bequeathing or leaving by will; as, a bequest of property by A. to B.
 noun (n.) That which is left by will, esp. personal property; a legacy; also, a gift.
 verb (v. t.) To bequeath, or leave as a legacy.

bereavementnoun (n.) The state of being bereaved; deprivation; esp., the loss of a relative by death.

bergamotnoun (n.) A tree of the Orange family (Citrus bergamia), having a roundish or pear-shaped fruit, from the rind of which an essential oil of delicious odor is extracted, much prized as a perfume. Also, the fruit.
 noun (n.) A variety of mint (Mentha aquatica, var. glabrata).
 noun (n.) The essence or perfume made from the fruit.
 noun (n.) A variety of pear.
 noun (n.) A variety of snuff perfumed with bergamot.
 noun (n.) A coarse tapestry, manufactured from flock of cotton or hemp, mixed with ox's or goat's hair; -- said to have been invented at Bergamo, Italy. Encyc. Brit.