Name Report For First Name DAVE:

DAVE

First name DAVE's origins are Hebrew and Scottish. DAVE means "variant of david beloved" (Hebrew) and "david's son" in Scottish. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with DAVE below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of dave.(Brown names are of the same origin (Hebrew,Scottish) with DAVE and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with DAVE - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming DAVE

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES DAVE AS A WHOLE:

daveen daveney daveon davey davet

NAMES RHYMING WITH DAVE (According to last letters):

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

agave gustave ahave mave zehave reave octave

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

neve ya-akove narve chavive eve gwenevieve jenavieve jenevieve jennavieve maeve nieve nyneve olive ove sive synnove cleve clyve garve genevyeve hargrove herve reve steve reeve clive genevieve rive love nineve geneve

NAMES RHYMING WITH DAVE (According to first letters):

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

davi davia davian daviana davianna david davida davide davidson davidsone davie daviel davin davina davinah davine davinia davion daviot davis davison davita davitah davite davonna davy davynn

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

da'ud dabbous dabi dabir dace dacey dacia dacian dacio dack dacy dada dae daedalus daedbot daeg daegal daegan dael daelan daelyn daelynn daemon daena daesgesage daeva daffodil dafydd dagan daganya daganyah dagen daghda dagian dagmar dagoberto dagomar dagonet daguenet dagwood dahab dahlia dahr dahwar dahy dai daiana daibheid daibhidh daijon daileass dailyn daimh daimhin daimmen dain daina dainan daine daire dairion daisey daishya daisi daisie daisy daithi daivini daizy dakarai dakini dakota dakotah

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DAVE:

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

dale dalene damae damerae damiane danae dane danele danelle danette danice daniele danielle danise dannalee dannee dannelle dannie danrelle dantae dante daphne darce darcelle darchelle darcie darelene darelle darence darice darleane darlene darline darrance darrence daryle darylene daunte dawayne dawne dawnelle dawnette dawnielle dayle dayne deane deanne dearbourne debbee debbie debralee dechtere dechtire dedre dee deheune deidre deiene deirdre deke dekle delaine delane delanie delbine delcine delice delmare delmore delphine demasone demissie dene denelle denice deniece denise denisse dennie dennise denyse deonne deorwine derebourne derorice derrance desarae desaree desirae desire desiree destanee destine destinee destinie destrie desyre dete devanie devere

English Words Rhyming DAVE

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES DAVE AS A WHOLE:

cadavernoun (n.) A dead human body; a corpse.

cadavericadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a corpse, or the changes produced by death; cadaverous; as, cadaveric rigidity.

cadaverousadjective (a.) Having the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale; ghastly; as, a cadaverous look.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to, or having the qualities of, a dead body.

davenportnoun (n.) A kind of small writing table, generally somewhat ornamental, and forming a piece of furniture for the parlor or boudoir.

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


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


agavenoun (n.) A genus of plants (order Amaryllidaceae) of which the chief species is the maguey or century plant (A. Americana), wrongly called Aloe. It is from ten to seventy years, according to climate, in attaining maturity, when it produces a gigantic flower stem, sometimes forty feet in height, and perishes. The fermented juice is the pulque of the Mexicans; distilled, it yields mescal. A strong thread and a tough paper are made from the leaves, and the wood has many uses.

architravenoun (n.) The lower division of an entablature, or that part which rests immediately on the column, esp. in classical architecture. See Column.
 noun (n.) The group of moldings, or other architectural member, above and on both sides of a door or other opening, especially if square in form.

autoclavenoun (n.) A kind of French stewpan with a steam-tight lid.

avenoun (n.) An ave Maria.
 noun (n.) A reverential salutation.

angusticlavenoun (n.) A narrow stripe of purple worn by the equites on each side of the tunic as a sign of rank.

aurilavenoun (n.) An instrument for cleansing the ear, consisting of a small piece of sponge on an ivory or bone handle.

beetravenoun (n.) The common beet (Beta vulgaris).

biconcaveadjective (a.) Concave on both sides; as, biconcave vertebrae.

bondslavenoun (n.) A person in a state of slavery; one whose person and liberty are subjected to the authority of a master.

bravenoun (n.) A brave person; one who is daring.
 noun (n.) Specifically, an Indian warrior.
 noun (n.) A man daring beyond discretion; a bully.
 noun (n.) A challenge; a defiance; bravado.
 superlative (superl.) Bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; -- opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act.
 superlative (superl.) Having any sort of superiority or excellence; -- especially such as in conspicuous.
 superlative (superl.) Making a fine show or display.
 verb (v. t.) To encounter with courage and fortitude; to set at defiance; to defy; to dare.
 verb (v. t.) To adorn; to make fine or showy.

burggravenoun (n.) Originally, one appointed to the command of a burg (fortress or castle); but the title afterward became hereditary, with a domain attached.

burgravenoun (n.) See Burggrave.

cavenoun (n.) A hollow place in the earth, either natural or artificial; a subterraneous cavity; a cavern; a den.
 noun (n.) Any hollow place, or part; a cavity.
 noun (n.) To make hollow; to scoop out.
 noun (n.) A coalition or group of seceders from a political party, as from the Liberal party in England in 1866. See Adullam, Cave of, in the Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction.
 verb (v. i.) To dwell in a cave.
 verb (v. i.) To fall in or down; as, the sand bank caved. Hence (Slang), to retreat from a position; to give way; to yield in a disputed matter.

concavenoun (n.) A hollow; an arched vault; a cavity; a recess.
 noun (n.) A curved sheath or breasting for a revolving cylinder or roll.
 adjective (a.) Hollow and curved or rounded; vaulted; -- said of the interior of a curved surface or line, as of the curve of the of the inner surface of an eggshell, in opposition to convex; as, a concave mirror; the concave arch of the sky.
 adjective (a.) Hollow; void of contents.
 verb (v. t.) To make hollow or concave.

conclavenoun (n.) The set of apartments within which the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are continuously secluded while engaged in choosing a pope.
 noun (n.) The body of cardinals shut up in the conclave for the election of a pope; hence, the body of cardinals.
 noun (n.) A private meeting; a close or secret assembly.

dentilavenoun (n.) A wash for cleaning the teeth.

depravenoun (n. t.) To speak ill of; to depreciate; to malign; to revile.
 noun (n. t.) To make bad or worse; to vitiate; to corrupt.

drawshavenoun (n.) See Drawing knife.

earthquavenoun (n.) An earthquake.

enclavenoun (n.) A tract of land or a territory inclosed within another territory of which it is independent. See Exclave.
 verb (v. t.) To inclose within an alien territory.

exclavenoun (n.) A portion of a country which is separated from the main part and surrounded by politically alien territory.

glavenoun (n.) See Glaive.

gravenoun (n.) To dig. [Obs.] Chaucer.
 noun (n.) To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave.
 noun (n.) To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image.
 noun (n.) To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly.
 noun (n.) To entomb; to bury.
 noun (n.) An excavation in the earth as a place of burial; also, any place of interment; a tomb; a sepulcher. Hence: Death; destruction.
 superlative (superl.) Of great weight; heavy; ponderous.
 superlative (superl.) Of importance; momentous; weighty; influential; sedate; serious; -- said of character, relations, etc.; as, grave deportment, character, influence, etc.
 superlative (superl.) Not light or gay; solemn; sober; plain; as, a grave color; a grave face.
 superlative (superl.) Not acute or sharp; low; deep; -- said of sound; as, a grave note or key.
 superlative (superl.) Slow and solemn in movement.
 verb (v. t.) To clean, as a vessel's bottom, of barnacles, grass, etc., and pay it over with pitch; -- so called because graves or greaves was formerly used for this purpose.
 verb (v. i.) To write or delineate on hard substances, by means of incised lines; to practice engraving.

greavenoun (n.) A grove.
 noun (n.) Armor for the leg below the knee; -- usually in the plural.
 verb (v. t.) To clean (a ship's bottom); to grave.

heavenoun (n.) An effort to raise something, as a weight, or one's self, or to move something heavy.
 noun (n.) An upward motion; a rising; a swell or distention, as of the breast in difficult breathing, of the waves, of the earth in an earthquake, and the like.
 noun (n.) A horizontal dislocation in a metallic lode, taking place at an intersection with another lode.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to move upward or onward by a lifting effort; to lift; to raise; to hoist; -- often with up; as, the wave heaved the boat on land.
 verb (v. t.) To throw; to cast; -- obsolete, provincial, or colloquial, except in certain nautical phrases; as, to heave the lead; to heave the log.
 verb (v. t.) To force from, or into, any position; to cause to move; also, to throw off; -- mostly used in certain nautical phrases; as, to heave the ship ahead.
 verb (v. t.) To raise or force from the breast; to utter with effort; as, to heave a sigh.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to swell or rise, as the breast or bosom.
 verb (v. i.) To be thrown up or raised; to rise upward, as a tower or mound.
 verb (v. i.) To rise and fall with alternate motions, as the lungs in heavy breathing, as waves in a heavy sea, as ships on the billows, as the earth when broken up by frost, etc.; to swell; to dilate; to expand; to distend; hence, to labor; to struggle.
 verb (v. i.) To make an effort to raise, throw, or move anything; to strain to do something difficult.
 verb (v. i.) To make an effort to vomit; to retch; to vomit.

inclaveadjective (a.) Resembling a series of dovetails; -- said of a line of division, such as the border of an ordinary.

inshavenoun (n.) A plane for shaving or dressing the concave or inside faces of barrel staves.

jackslavenoun (n.) A low servant; a mean fellow.

knavenoun (n.) A boy; especially, a boy servant.
 noun (n.) Any male servant; a menial.
 noun (n.) A tricky, deceitful fellow; a dishonest person; a rogue; a villain.
 noun (n.) A playing card marked with the figure of a servant or soldier; a jack.

landgravenoun (n.) A German nobleman of a rank corresponding to that of an earl in England and of a count in France.

laticlavenoun (n.) A broad stripe of purple on the fore part of the tunic, worn by senators in ancient Rome as an emblem of office.

lavenoun (n.) The remainder; others.
 verb (v. t.) To wash; to bathe; as, to lave a bruise.
 verb (v. i.) To bathe; to wash one's self.
 verb (v. t.) To lade, dip, or pour out.

leavenoun (n.) Liberty granted by which restraint or illegality is removed; permission; allowance; license.
 noun (n.) The act of leaving or departing; a formal parting; a leaving; farewell; adieu; -- used chiefly in the phrase, to take leave, i. e., literally, to take permission to go.
 verb (v. i.) To send out leaves; to leaf; -- often with out.
 verb (v. t.) To raise; to levy.
 verb (v.) To withdraw one's self from; to go away from; to depart from; as, to leave the house.
 verb (v.) To let remain unremoved or undone; to let stay or continue, in distinction from what is removed or changed.
 verb (v.) To cease from; to desist from; to abstain from.
 verb (v.) To desert; to abandon; to forsake; hence, to give up; to relinquish.
 verb (v.) To let be or do without interference; as, I left him to his reflections; I leave my hearers to judge.
 verb (v.) To put; to place; to deposit; to deliver; to commit; to submit -- with a sense of withdrawing one's self from; as, leave your hat in the hall; we left our cards; to leave the matter to arbitrators.
 verb (v.) To have remaining at death; hence, to bequeath; as, he left a large estate; he left a good name; he left a legacy to his niece.
 verb (v. i.) To depart; to set out.
 verb (v. i.) To cease; to desist; to leave off.

margravenoun (n.) Originally, a lord or keeper of the borders or marches in Germany.
 noun (n.) The English equivalent of the German title of nobility, markgraf; a marquis.

navenoun (n.) The block in the center of a wheel, from which the spokes radiate, and through which the axle passes; -- called also hub or hob.
 noun (n.) The navel.
 noun (n.) The middle or body of a church, extending from the transepts to the principal entrances, or, if there are no transepts, from the choir to the principal entrance, but not including the aisles.

octavenoun (n.) The eighth day after a church festival, the festival day being included; also, the week following a church festival.
 noun (n.) The eighth tone in the scale; the interval between one and eight of the scale, or any interval of equal length; an interval of five tones and two semitones.
 noun (n.) The whole diatonic scale itself.
 noun (n.) The first two stanzas of a sonnet, consisting of four verses each; a stanza of eight lines.
 noun (n.) A small cask of wine, the eighth part of a pipe.
 adjective (a.) Consisting of eight; eight.

quavenoun (n.) See Quaver.
 noun (n.) See Quaver.
 verb (v. i.) To quaver.
 verb (v. i.) To quaver.

palgravenoun (n.) See Palsgrave.

palsgravenoun (n.) A count or earl who presided in the domestic court, and had the superintendence, of a royal household in Germany.

palstavenoun (n.) A peculiar bronze adz, used in prehistoric Europe about the middle of the bronze age.

pavenoun (n.) The pavement.
 verb (v. t.) To lay or cover with stone, brick, or other material, so as to make a firm, level, or convenient surface for horses, carriages, or persons on foot, to travel on; to floor with brick, stone, or other solid material; as, to pave a street; to pave a court.
 verb (v. t.) Fig.: To make smooth, easy, and safe; to prepare, as a path or way; as, to pave the way to promotion; to pave the way for an enterprise.

portglavenoun (n.) A sword bearer.

ravenoun (n.) One of the upper side pieces of the frame of a wagon body or a sleigh.
 verb (v. i.) To wander in mind or intellect; to be delirious; to talk or act irrationally; to be wild, furious, or raging, as a madman.
 verb (v. i.) To rush wildly or furiously.
 verb (v. i.) To talk with unreasonable enthusiasm or excessive passion or excitement; -- followed by about, of, or on; as, he raved about her beauty.
 verb (v. t.) To utter in madness or frenzy; to say wildly; as, to rave nonsense.
  () imp. of Rive.

savenoun (n.) The herb sage, or salvia.
 adjective (a.) To make safe; to procure the safety of; to preserve from injury, destruction, or evil of any kind; to rescue from impending danger; as, to save a house from the flames.
 adjective (a.) Specifically, to deliver from sin and its penalty; to rescue from a state of condemnation and spiritual death, and bring into a state of spiritual life.
 adjective (a.) To keep from being spent or lost; to secure from waste or expenditure; to lay up; to reserve.
 adjective (a.) To rescue from something undesirable or hurtful; to prevent from doing something; to spare.
 adjective (a.) To hinder from doing, suffering, or happening; to obviate the necessity of; to prevent; to spare.
 adjective (a.) To hold possession or use of; to escape loss of.
 adjective (a.) Except; excepting; not including; leaving out; deducting; reserving; saving.
 verb (v. i.) To avoid unnecessary expense or expenditure; to prevent waste; to be economical.
  (conj.) Except; unless.

sclavenoun (n.) Same as Slav.

seavenoun (n.) A rush.

slavenoun (n.) See Slav.
 noun (n.) A person who is held in bondage to another; one who is wholly subject to the will of another; one who is held as a chattel; one who has no freedom of action, but whose person and services are wholly under the control of another.
 noun (n.) One who has lost the power of resistance; one who surrenders himself to any power whatever; as, a slave to passion, to lust, to strong drink, to ambition.
 noun (n.) A drudge; one who labors like a slave.
 noun (n.) An abject person; a wretch.
 verb (v. i.) To drudge; to toil; to labor as a slave.
 verb (v. t.) To enslave.

sleavenoun (n.) The knotted or entangled part of silk or thread.
 noun (n.) Silk not yet twisted; floss; -- called also sleave silk.
 verb (v. t.) To separate, as threads; to divide, as a collection of threads; to sley; -- a weaver's term.

soaveadjective (a.) Sweet.

spokeshavenoun (n.) A kind of drawing knife or planing tool for dressing the spokes of wheels, the shells of blocks, and other curved work.

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


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


davidicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to David, the king and psalmist of Israel, or to his family.

davitnoun (n.) A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship; -- called also the fish davit.
 noun (n.) Curved arms of timber or iron, projecting over a ship's side of stern, having tackle to raise or lower a boat, swing it in on deck, rig it out for lowering, etc.; -- called also boat davits.

davynenoun (n.) A variety of nephelite from Vesuvius.

davyumnoun (n.) A rare metallic element found in platinum ore. It is a white malleable substance. Symbol Da. Atomic weight 154.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DAVE:

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

dacenoun (n.) A small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare.

daguerreotypenoun (n.) An early variety of photograph, produced on a silver plate, or copper plate covered with silver, and rendered sensitive by the action of iodine, or iodine and bromine, on which, after exposure in the camera, the latent image is developed by the vapor of mercury.
 noun (n.) The process of taking such pictures.
 verb (v. t.) To produce or represent by the daguerreotype process, as a picture.
 verb (v. t.) To impress with great distinctness; to imprint; to imitate exactly.

dalenoun (n.) A low place between hills; a vale or valley.
 noun (n.) A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.

dalliancenoun (n.) The act of dallying, trifling, or fondling; interchange of caresses; wanton play.
 noun (n.) Delay or procrastination.
 noun (n.) Entertaining discourse.

damagenoun (n.) Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief.
 noun (n.) The estimated reparation in money for detriment or injury sustained; a compensation, recompense, or satisfaction to one party, for a wrong or injury actually done to him by another.
 noun (n.) To ocassion damage to the soudness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair.
 verb (v. i.) To receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soudness or value; as. some colors in /oth damage in sunlight.

damageableadjective (a.) Capable of being injured or impaired; liable to, or susceptible of, damage; as, a damageable cargo.
 adjective (a.) Hurtful; pernicious.

damascenenoun (n.) A kind of plume, now called damson. See Damson.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to Damascus.
 verb (v. t.) Same as Damask, or Damaskeen, v. t.

damassenoun (n.) A damasse fabric, esp. one of linen.
 adjective (a.) Woven like damask.

dambonitenoun (n.) A white, crystalline, sugary substance obtained from an African caoutchouc.

dambosenoun (n.) A crystalline variety of fruit sugar obtained from dambonite.

damenoun (n.) A mistress of a family, who is a lady; a woman in authority; especially, a lady.
 noun (n.) The mistress of a family in common life, or the mistress of a common school; as, a dame's school.
 noun (n.) A woman in general, esp. an elderly woman.
 noun (n.) A mother; -- applied to human beings and quadrupeds.

damnableadjective (a.) Liable to damnation; deserving, or for which one deserves, to be damned; of a damning nature.
 adjective (a.) Odious; pernicious; detestable.

damoisellenoun (n.) See Damsel.

damouritenoun (n.) A kind of Muscovite, or potash mica, containing water.

danaidenoun (n.) A water wheel having a vertical axis, and an inner and outer tapering shell, between which are vanes or floats attached usually to both shells, but sometimes only to one.

danaitenoun (n.) A cobaltiferous variety of arsenopyrite.

danalitenoun (n.) A mineral occuring in octahedral crystals, also massive, of a reddish color. It is a silicate of iron, zinc manganese, and glucinum, containing sulphur.

danburitenoun (n.) A borosilicate of lime, first found at Danbury, Conn. It is near the topaz in form.

dancetteadjective (a.) Deeply indented; having large teeth; thus, a fess dancette has only three teeth in the whole width of the escutcheon.

dandienoun (n.) One of a breed of small terriers; -- called also Dandie Dinmont.
 noun (n.) In Scott's "Guy Mannering", a Border farmer of eccentric but fine character, who owns two terriers claimed to be the progenitors of the Dandie Dinmont terriers.
 noun (n.) One of a breed of terriers with short legs, long body, and rough coat, originating in the country about the English and Scotch border.

danenoun (n.) A native, or a naturalized inhabitant, of Denmark.

danitenoun (n.) A descendant of Dan; an Israelite of the tribe of Dan.
 noun (n.) One of a secret association of Mormons, bound by an oath to obey the heads of the church in all things.

danseusenoun (n.) A professional female dancer; a woman who dances at a public exhibition as in a ballet.

dantesqueadjective (a.) Dantelike; Dantean.

daphnenoun (n.) A genus of diminutive Shrubs, mostly evergreen, and with fragrant blossoms.
 noun (n.) A nymph of Diana, fabled to have been changed into a laurel tree.

dapplenoun (n.) One of the spots on a dappled animal.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Dappled
 verb (v. t.) To variegate with spots; to spot.

darbyitenoun (n.) One of the Plymouth Brethren, or of a sect among them; -- so called from John N. Darby, one of the leaders of the Brethren.

darenoun (n.) The quality of daring; venturesomeness; boldness; dash.
 noun (n.) Defiance; challenge.
 noun (n.) A small fish; the dace.
 verb (v. i.) To have adequate or sufficient courage for any purpose; to be bold or venturesome; not to be afraid; to venture.
 verb (v. t.) To have courage for; to attempt courageously; to venture to do or to undertake.
 verb (v. t.) To challenge; to provoke; to defy.
 verb (v. i.) To lurk; to lie hid.
 verb (v. t.) To terrify; to daunt.

darguenoun (n.) A day's work; also, a fixed amount of work, whether more or less than that of a day.

darksomeadjective (a.) Dark; gloomy; obscure; shaded; cheerless.

dasyurenoun (n.) A carnivorous marsupial quadruped of Australia, belonging to the genus Dasyurus. There are several species.

dasyurineadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or like, the dasyures.

datableadjective (a.) That may be dated; having a known or ascertainable date.

datenoun (n.) The fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself.
 noun (n.) That addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month, and year) when the writing or inscription was given, or executed, or made; as, the date of a letter, of a will, of a deed, of a coin. etc.
 noun (n.) The point of time at which a transaction or event takes place, or is appointed to take place; a given point of time; epoch; as, the date of a battle.
 noun (n.) Assigned end; conclusion.
 noun (n.) Given or assigned length of life; dyration.
 verb (v. t.) To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter.
 verb (v. t.) To note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of; as, to date the building of the pyramids.
 verb (v. i.) To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; -- with from.

dativenoun (n.) The dative case. See Dative, a., 1.
 adjective (a.) Noting the case of a noun which expresses the remoter object, and is generally indicated in English by to or for with the objective.
 adjective (a.) In one's gift; capable of being disposed of at will and pleasure, as an office.
 adjective (a.) Removable, as distinguished from perpetual; -- said of an officer.
 adjective (a.) Given by a magistrate, as distinguished from being cast upon a party by the law.

datolitenoun (n.) A borosilicate of lime commonly occuring in glassy,, greenish crystals.

daturinenoun (n.) Atropine; -- called also daturia and daturina.

daubreelitenoun (n.) A sulphide of chromium observed in some meteoric irons.

dauphinenoun (n.) The title of the wife of the dauphin.

dawdlenoun (n.) A dawdler.
 verb (v. i.) To waste time in trifling employment; to trifle; to saunter.
 verb (v. t.) To waste by trifling; as, to dawdle away a whole morning.

dawenoun (n.) Day.

dawsonitenoun (n.) A hydrous carbonate of alumina and soda, occuring in white, bladed crustals.

daymarenoun (n.) A kind of incubus which occurs during wakefulness, attended by the peculiar pressure on the chest which characterizes nightmare.

daytimenoun (n.) The time during which there is daylight, as distinguished from the night.

dazenoun (n.) The state of being dazed; as, he was in a daze.
 noun (n.) A glittering stone.
 verb (v. t.) To stupefy with excess of light; with a blow, with cold, or with fear; to confuse; to benumb.

dazzlenoun (n.) A light of dazzling brilliancy.
 verb (v. t.) To overpower with light; to confuse the sight of by brilliance of light.
 verb (v. t.) To bewilder or surprise with brilliancy or display of any kind.
 verb (v. i.) To be overpoweringly or intensely bright; to excite admiration by brilliancy.
 verb (v. i.) To be overpowered by light; to be confused by excess of brightness.

deadhousenoun (n.) A morgue; a place for the temporary reception and exposure of dead bodies.

dearienoun (n.) Same as Deary.

deathlikeadjective (a.) Resembling death.
 adjective (a.) Deadly.

deaurateadjective (a.) Gilded.
 verb (v. t.) To gild.

debaclenoun (n.) A breaking or bursting forth; a violent rush or flood of waters which breaks down opposing barriers, and hurls forward and disperses blocks of stone and other debris.
 noun (n.) A sudden breaking up or breaking loose; a violent dispersion or disruption; impetuous rush; outburst.

debaseadjective (a.) To reduce from a higher to a lower state or grade of worth, dignity, purity, station, etc.; to degrade; to lower; to deteriorate; to abase; as, to debase the character by crime; to debase the mind by frivolity; to debase style by vulgar words.

debatableadjective (a.) Liable to be debated; disputable; subject to controversy or contention; open to question or dispute; as, a debatable question.

debeigenoun (n.) A kind of woolen or mixed dress goods.

debenturenoun (n.) A writing acknowledging a debt; a writing or certificate signed by a public officer, as evidence of a debt due to some person; the sum thus due.
 noun (n.) A customhouse certificate entitling an exporter of imported goods to a drawback of duties paid on their importation.
 noun (n.) Any of various instruments issued, esp. by corporations, as evidences of debt. Such instruments (often called debenture bonds) are generally, through not necessarily, under seal, and are usually secured by a mortgage or other charge upon property; they may be registered or unregistered. A debenture secured by a mortgage on specific property is called a mortgage debenture; one secured by a floating charge (which see), a floating debenture; one not secured by any charge a naked debenture. In general the term debenture in British usage designates any security issued by companies other than their shares, including, therefore, what are in the United States commonly called bonds. When used in the United States debenture generally designates an instrument secured by a floating charge junior to other charges secured by fixed mortgages, or, specif., one of a series of securities secured by a group of securities held in trust for the benefit of the debenture holders.

debileadjective (a.) Weak.

debouchenoun (n.) A place for exit; an outlet; hence, a market for goods.

debouchurenoun (n.) The outward opening of a river, of a valley, or of a strait.

debteenoun (n.) One to whom a debt is due; creditor; -- correlative to debtor.

debuscopenoun (n.) A modification of the kaleidoscope; -- used to reflect images so as to form beautiful designs.

decadenoun (n.) A group or division of ten; esp., a period of ten years; a decennium; as, a decade of years or days; a decade of soldiers; the second decade of Livy.

decadencenoun (n.) Alt. of Decadency

decagrammenoun (n.) A weight of the metric system; ten grams, equal to about 154.32 grains avoirdupois.

decalcomanienoun (n.) The art or process of transferring pictures and designs to china, glass, marble, etc., and permanently fixing them thereto.

decalitrenoun (n.) A measure of capacity in the metric system; a cubic volume of ten liters, equal to about 610.24 cubic inches, that is, 2.642 wine gallons.

decaloguenoun (n.) The Ten Commandments or precepts given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai, and originally written on two tables of stone.

decametrenoun (n.) A measure of length in the metric system; ten meters, equal to about 393.7 inches.

decanenoun (n.) A liquid hydrocarbon, C10H22, of the paraffin series, including several isomeric modifications.

decasterenoun (n.) A measure of capacity, equal to ten steres, or ten cubic meters.

decastylenoun (n.) A portico having ten pillars or columns in front.
 adjective (a.) Having ten columns in front; -- said of a portico, temple, etc.

deceasenoun (n.) Departure, especially departure from this life; death.
 verb (v. i.) To depart from this life; to die; to pass away.

decedenoun (n.) To withdraw.

deceivableadjective (a.) Fitted to deceive; deceitful.
 adjective (a.) Subject to deceit; capable of being misled.

decemdentateadjective (a.) Having ten points or teeth.

decemviratenoun (n.) The office or term of office of the decemvirs in Rome.
 noun (n.) A body of ten men in authority.

decencenoun (n.) Decency.

decenenoun (n.) One of the higher hydrocarbons, C10H20, of the ethylene series.

deceptibleadjective (a.) Capable of being deceived; deceivable.

deceptiveadjective (a.) Tending to deceive; having power to mislead, or impress with false opinions; as, a deceptive countenance or appearance.

decerniturenoun (n.) A decree or sentence of a court.

decerptibleadjective (a.) That may be plucked off, cropped, or torn away.

decidableadjective (a.) Capable of being decided; determinable.

decidencenoun (n.) A falling off.

deciduateadjective (a.) Possessed of, or characterized by, a decidua.

decigrammenoun (n.) A weight in the metric system; one tenth of a gram, equal to 1.5432 grains avoirdupois.

decilenoun (n.) An aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac, or 36.

decilitrenoun (n.) A measure of capacity or volume in the metric system; one tenth of a liter, equal to 6.1022 cubic inches, or 3.38 fluid ounces.

decimenoun (n.) A French coin, the tenth part of a franc, equal to about two cents.

decimetrenoun (n.) A measure of length in the metric system; one tenth of a meter, equal to 3.937 inches.

decinenoun (n.) One of the higher hydrocarbons, C10H15, of the acetylene series; -- called also decenylene.

decipherableadjective (a.) Capable of being deciphered; as, old writings not decipherable.

decisiveadjective (a.) Having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy; putting an end to contest or controversy; final; conclusive.
 adjective (a.) Marked by promptness and decision.

decisterenoun (n.) The tenth part of the stere or cubic meter, equal to 3.531 cubic feet. See Stere.

decklenoun (n.) A separate thin wooden frame used to form the border of a hand mold, or a curb of India rubber or other material which rests on, and forms the edge of, the mold in a paper machine and determines the width of the paper.

declarableadjective (a.) Capable of being declared.

declarativeadjective (a.) Making declaration, proclamation, or publication; explanatory; assertive; declaratory.

declinableadjective (a.) Capable of being declined; admitting of declension or inflection; as, declinable parts of speech.

declinateadjective (a.) Bent downward or aside; (Bot.) bending downward in a curve; declined.

declinaturenoun (n.) The act of declining or refusing; as, the declinature of an office.

decoctibleadjective (a.) Capable of being boiled or digested.